District 51

Joseph C. Borelli

Annadale, Arden Heights, Bay Terrace, Charleston, Eltingville, Great Kills, Greenridge, Heartland Village, Huguenot, New Springville, Pleasant Plains, Prince’s Bay, Richmond Valley, Rossville, Tottenville, Woodrow

Tag: FDNY


Borelli Calls for Smart-Roads Digital Notification Pilot Program for New York City

Council Member Joseph Borelli (R – South Shore), Chair of the New York City Council’s Committee on Fire & Emergency Management, is exploring options for piloting this technology in New York City in order to study its effectiveness in reducing accidents involving first responder vehicles, decreasing response times to emergencies, and reducing gridlock when there is a vehicle collision or traffic incident. READ MORE

Council Member Borelli Named Chair of New York City Council’s Fire & Emergency Management Committee

Council Member Joseph Borelli (R-South Shore) has been named chairman of the newly-created Fire & Emergency Management Committee of the New York City Council by Speaker Corey Johnson. The Fire & Emergency Services Committee will take over some of the duties of the former Fire and Criminal Justice Committee. It will be responsible for legislation and oversight of the New York City Fire Department, EMS, emergency management, and paramedic services in New York City. READ MORE

Borelli Asks DCAS and FDNY to Extend Life of Current List, Make Listing Practice Fairer

Council Member Joseph Borelli (R – South Shore) is calling on the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to extend the life of the list of individuals who are waiting to enter the next class of the FDNY academy. Currently, in an effort to break test score ties, list numbers are assigned based on an individual’s written exam score and the fifth number of their social security number. READ MORE

Borelli to Work with FDNY to Ensure Military Veterans Are Aware of Existing Civil Service Application-fee Waivers

Council Member Joseph Borelli (R-South Shore) has asked the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) to ensure that the waiver for US service members and veterans, which exists since it was implemented at the insistence of former New York City Council Minority Leader Vincent Ignizio several years ago, be appropriately conveyed to potential applicants and visible on the website application pages for both the FDNY and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). READ MORE