District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

Constantinides Introduces Bill to Create an NYC Department of Sustainability

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

February 13, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Introduces Bill to Create an NYC Department of Sustainability
Would Create the First Municipal-level Sustainability Agency in the United States if Passed

New York City Hall — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today introduced a bill to create the New York City Department of Sustainability, which would be among the first municipal-level agencies in the nation dedicated to fighting climate change. READ MORE

2019 State of the District Address

Council Member Costa Constantinides 
State of the District Address
P.S. 2 — The Alfred Zimberg School, January 31
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Before I begin I want to thank Principal Goldman and everyone here at PS 2 for hosting us tonight. I also want to thank our City Council Queens Delegation Chair the Koz, Karen Koslowitz. READ MORE

Constantinides Lays Out Bold, Sustainable Vision for Council District 22

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

February 1, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-2500

East Elmhurst, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides last night outlined a bold vision to enhance resiliency, sustainability, and opportunity throughout District 22 in 2019. His State of the District address at P.S. READ MORE

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

January 30, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides, de Blasio administration Announce Solar Panels on Six Council District 22 Schools

Move Reflects Citywide Commitment to Reduce Its Dependence on Fossil Fuels to Significantly Decrease Carbon Emissions in the Next 30 Years

Astoria, N.Y. READ MORE

Constantinides Opens New Hydroponic Science Lab at P.S. 84 — Steinway

Eleven Labs Now Funded at Council District 22 Schools Since 2014

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

January 14, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Opens New Hydroponic Science Lab at P.S. 84 — Steinway

Eleven Labs Now Funded at Council District 22 Schools Since 2014

Astoria, N.Y. READ MORE

Constantinides to Introduce Bill Forcing City to Examine How Power Plants Can Be Closed

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

January 8, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides to
Introduce Bill Forcing City to Examine How Power Plants Can Be Closed

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today joined with fellow Astoria leaders and environmental activists to call on New York City to assess whether gas-fired power plants can be closed. READ MORE

Constantinides, Queens Library Celebrate Funding to Fully Renovate Astoria Branch on Hallets Cove Peninsula

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

December 14, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides, Queens Library Celebrate Funding to Fully Renovate Astoria Branch on Hallets Cove Peninsula

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides joined with Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott on Monday to outline funding in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget that will re-envision the Astoria branch as a 21st Century learning facility for Western Queens. READ MORE

Constantinides Unveils New Hydroponic Lab at I.S. 126

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

December 10, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Unveils New Hydroponic Lab at I.S. 126

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides joined with educators and innovative science professionals today to open a new hydroponic laboratory at I.S. READ MORE

Constantinides Announces Bill with Speaker Johnson to Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Buildings by 2030

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

November 20, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Announces Bill with Speaker Johnson to Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Buildings by 2030

New York City Hall — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today announced legislation with Speaker Corey Johnson to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from large buildings by 40% over the next decade. READ MORE

Constantinides Statement on Amazon Coming to Western Queens

Council Member Costa Constantinides Statement on Amazon Potentially Coming to Western Queens

“It’s great Amazon recognizes the vibrant potential of Queens, as we all do, but there are naturally many concerns with any project this size, as some of my colleagues in government already pointed out. Amazon would certainly impact Astoria — where the housing stock is already tight with more than 20,000 seniors wait-listed for suitable affordable residences and has an affordability crisis overall — as well as Long Island City, which has seen almost a decade of unchecked development. READ MORE