District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

Constantinides Statement on SCOTUS Census Question, Gerrymandering Decisions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 27, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Astoria, NY – Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22, issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to block the citizenship question from the 2020 sentence as well as its ruling on gerrymandering:

“While
I’m relieved to see the Supreme Court block the Trump administration from
adding the citizenship question to next year’s census, this should have never
been an issue in the first place. READ MORE

Constantinides Calls on NBC News to Dedicate At Least Three Questions to Climate Change at First 2020 Democratic Primary Debates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York 
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 26, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Astoria, NY — New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today called on NBC News to dedicate a portion of the 2020 Democratic Primary debates in Miami this week to fighting climate change at the national level.  READ MORE

Constantinides, Brannan Introduce Bill Creating a Five-Borough Resiliency Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 26, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

All At-Risk Neighborhoods Would Be Protected from Violent Threats of Climate Change

New York City Hall — Council Members Costa Constantinides and Justin Brannan today introduced a bill requiring a five-borough resiliency plan that will ensure every neighborhood from Riverdale to Rockaway is protect from rising sea levels, violent weather and coastal erosion brought about by climate change.  READ MORE

Constantinides Announces New York City Budget that Fulfills Educations Plans, Strengthens Sustainability and Makes New Investments in District 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 19, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Announces New York City Budget that Fulfills Educations Plans, Strengthens Sustainability and Makes New Investments in District 22

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides announced budget victories for Western Queens that will enhance schools, embolden efforts to fight climate change, and make streets safer. READ MORE

Constantinides, Rosenthal, Kallos to Introduce Renewable Rikers Act on the Future of the Island in City Council this Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 10, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Three Bills Would Lay Groundwork for Renewable Energy, Wastewater Treatment on the Island

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, joined with environmental leaders and criminal justice reform advocates in western Queens today to announce a three-bill legislative package to transform Rikers Island into a model for green infrastructure.  READ MORE

P.S. 85 to Receive New 476-Seat, State-of-the-Art Annex Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides

April 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

P.S. 85
to Receive New 476-Seat, State-of-the-Art Annex Building

Move
Allows Closure of Last Classroom Trailers to Operate in Council District 22

Astoria, NY — Council
Member Costa Constantinides, the Department of Education, and the School
Construction Authority joined with community leaders, educators and parents
today to announce that a state-of-the-art learning annex will replace the
trailer classrooms at P.S. READ MORE

Constantinides Announces Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects for District 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

April 23, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Announces
Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects for District 22

Public Works Reflect
Community Decisions on How to Spend $1 million in Capital Funds

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa
Constantinides tonight announced five projects in District 22 will be funded
through $1 million set aside under Participatory Budgeting. READ MORE

New York City Council Passes Bold, Sweeping Climate Mobilization Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

April 18, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

New York City Council
Passes Bold, Sweeping Climate Mobilization Act

Legislative Package Sets
New York City on Course for a Brighter, Greener, Safer Future

New
York City Hall —
The New York City Council today voted in favor of the Climate Mobilization
Act, a nine-piece legislative package to fight the growing effects of climate
change on the City’s future. READ MORE

Keynote Address at DC37, AFSCME Earth Day Expo

Council Member Costa Constantinides 
Keynote Address at DC37, AFSCME Earth Day Expo
125 Barclay Street, April 13
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Good afternoon!

I am so happy to celebrate Earth Day today with the amazing, hardworking women and men of DC37. A City is nothing without its people. READ MORE