Town Hall Planned To Investigate The Issue
Plans to address local flooding issues and a lawmaker’s bevy of goodies for the area highlighted Community Board 6′s wednesday, Sept. 12 meeting at the Kew Gardens Community Center.
“This neighborhood again, again-after all the work that was done with our capital sewer flooding … they did so much work, yet we had backups again.”
As previously reported in the Times Newsweekly, the city recently announced the completion of $24 million in sewer upgrades in the area, following serious flooding in the area in 2007.
City Council Member Karen Koslowitz announced that on Sept. 27 at 7:45 at the Forest Park Jewish Center, a town hall meeting will be held with members of the Department of Environmental Protection. Gulluscio urged residents to attend.
“They’ve got to come up with a plan, because from Austin Street, across [Metropolitan Avenue], up and down 108th [Street], up and down Yellowstone (Boulevard) we had major issues in our buildings,” he said. “For stores to close down, that’s ridiculous.”
Bringing money back to the area
“I brought back a lot of money,” Koslowitz told Board 6. “And we