District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

April 9, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

City Council Approves
Legislation Requiring More Oversight of NYC Water Tanks

Drinking Water Storage
Will be Under Greater Scrutiny for Health of At-Risk New Yorkers

New York City Hall — The City Council today approved a bill that will
require New York City to have greater oversight on more than 10,000 water tanks
throughout the five boroughs.

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

March 29, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Council Members Introduce
Bill to Combat Marine Debris Plaguing NYC Waterways

Would Establish Office of
Marine Debris, Putting Resources Behind Traditional Volunteer Efforts

Astoria,
NY —
Council
Members Costa Constantinides and Eric Ulrich today announced new legislation to
significantly clean up marine debris on New York City beaches, particularly
targeting derelict boats around Jamaica Bay.

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

March 28, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides,
Richards Resolution Condemns Aggressive Trump Policy Against Nepalis

Introduction
Comes as End to TPS Threatens Immigrations Status for Thousands of Immigrants

New York City Hall — Council
Members Costa Constantinides and Donovan Richardstoday formally
condemned the Trump administration’s misguided decision to officially revoke
later this year temporary protective status (TPS) for thousands of Nepalese
living in the United States.

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

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

District 22 Participatory Budgeting Ballot Released

Enables Citizens to Decide How $1 million in Discretionary Funds
Are Spent

Astoria,
NY —
Council
Member Costa Constantinides today announced the proposed public works for this
year’s Participatory Budgeting ballot.

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

March 12, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Council Members Recognize Greek Independence Day at City Hall
Event Recognizes Greek-American Leaders and their Contributions Across New York City

New York City Hall — The City Council  last night recognized Greek Independence Day in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

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