District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

Constantinides Casts His Participatory Budgeting Ballot

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
April 7, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Constantinides Casts His Participatory Budgeting Ballot

Astoria, N.Y. – Council Member Costa Constantinides kicking off the start of Participatory Budgeting in his district by casting his ballot for his favorite projects. READ MORE

District 22 Participatory Budgeting Project Proposals Unveiled

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
March 9, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

District 22 Participatory Budgeting Project Proposals Unveiled

Astoria, N.Y. – From April 7th-15th, residents of the 22nd Council District will again vote on how to spend $1 million on local projects to improve the neighborhood. READ MORE

Statement on March 8, 2018 budget hearing on the MTA

Statement re: March 8, 2018 City Council Transportation Committee budget hearing on the MTA

Council Member Costa Constantinides said, “At the March 8th Council Transportation Committee budget hearing on the MTA, I questioned Chairman Joe Lhota on the authority’s priorities in Astoria and across our city.  The MTA has shown a blatant disregard for our community by implementing the Enhanced Station Initiative project which has shutdown entire subway stations for merely cosmetic improvements.  READ MORE

Elected Officials Hold Greek Independence Celebration

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
March 5, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Elected Officials Hold Greek Independence Celebration

New York City Hall – City Council Members Costa Constantinides and Paul Vallone, in conjunction with Speaker Corey Johnson, today celebrated the anniversary of Greek Independence. READ MORE

Constantinides Announces First Phase of Senior Affordable Housing Proposal

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
March 1, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Constantinides Announces First Phase of Senior Affordable Housing Proposal

Astoria, N.Y. – Council Member Costa Constantinides today announced his proposal for the first phase of his plan to build new units of affordable housing for seniors in his council district. READ MORE

Queens Elected Officials Send Letters to MTA

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
February 15, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Queens Elected Officials Send Letters to MTA Opposing
Subway Station Construction Projects and Station Closures in Astoria

Astoria, N.Y. – Council Member Costa Constantinides, State Senator Michael Gianaris, and State Assemblymember Aravella Simotas today sent two letters to the MTA New York City Transit President opposing a planned subway station construction project and asking for shuttle bus service to alleviate the problems from current station closures. READ MORE

Community Rallies Against MTA Construction Plan at Ditmars Boulevard Station

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
February 8, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Community Rallies Against MTA Construction Plan at Ditmars Boulevard Station

Astoria, N.Y. – Elected officials, community leaders, small business owners, and members of the public gathered today to rally in opposition to the planned construction project at the Ditmars Boulevard N/W Station in Astoria. READ MORE

2018 State of the District Address

Council Member Costa Constantinides
State of the District Address
Delivered at P.S. 17 on January 30th, 2018
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Thank you all for coming tonight. First let me thank Principal Heyward and the wonderful staff here at PS 17 for hosting us tonight. I want to give a shout out to my colleagues in government, including Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Member and Queens Delegation Chair Karen Koslowitz. READ MORE

Constantinides Re-appointed to Chair Council’s Environmental Protection Committee

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
January 11, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Constantinides Re-appointed to Chair Council’s Environmental Protection Committee
Appointed to Council’s Budget Negotiating Team

New York City Hall – Council Member Costa Constantinides was today re-appointed by Speaker Corey Johnson as Chair of the Environmental Protection Committee. READ MORE