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Council Member Lappin’s October Bulletin

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Uncategorized |

OCTOBER COMMUNITY BULLETIN Protecting Low-Income Senior Tenants In July, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced a new policy that will force Enhanced Section 8 recipients to move into smaller apartments while paying the same amount in rent. The city shouldn’t be forcing frail and elderly New Yorkers—including Knickerbocker Plaza tenants—to leave their homes like this. Furthermore, HPD has failed to provide tenants with critical information about the downsizing...

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Council Member Lappin’s May Newsletter

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Uncategorized |

MAY COMMUNITY BULLETIN City Council Approves Cornell NYC Tech Cornell NYC Tech is about the future of New York—it will drive innovation and economic growth for generations to come. When this idea was first proposed in 2011, I brought together a community coalition that successfully advocated for the campus to be built in Manhattan, and specifically on Roosevelt Island. We continued working together throughout the land use process. On May 8th the New York City Council approved the project,...

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October Community Bulletin from Council Member Jessica Lappin

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Uncategorized |

East Siders Trash Removal of Garbage Cans at Subway Stations Thank you to everyone who filled out my online survey on the MTA’s pilot program removing trash cans at 8 subway stations across the city—including the 57th Street F station. Most of you said that you noticed more trash at the station, and think the plan is a bad idea. In the survey, 66% of 218 respondents said they’ve noticed more trash at the 57th Street F station this past month. And 93% said that removing garbage cans from subway...

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SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY BULLETIN from Council Member Jessica Lappin

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in Uncategorized |

In this Issue: News Brief What Do You Think: Removing Subway Trash Cans? MTS: The Fight Continues Reminder: Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Upcoming Events News Brief I hope you had a wonderful summer. I wanted to give you a brief update on some of the things I’ve been working on. In a win for public safety, a new traffic light was installed at East 85th Street and East End Avenue. I was happy to work with Upper East Side resident David Bookstaver to convince the Department of Transportation...

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