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City Hall comes to Queens next week with resource fair and town hall meeting

By Bill Parry

A City Resource Fair at Queens Borough Hall and a town hall meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio in Astoria will take place as “City Hall in Your Borough” gets underway next week.

The mayor, his deputy mayors, and senior administration officials will run the city from Borough Hall in Kew Gardens for the week, concentrating on the people of Queens and their concerns.

On Tuesday morning, the de Blasio administration will meet with the public during its City Resource Fair inside the Helen Marshall Cultural Center at Borough Hall. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. top city commissioners and senior staff from City Hall, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Finance, the NYPD, the city Economic Development Corporation, the Department of Education, the Department of Health, the Department of Small Business Services and the Department of Parks and Recreation will be available.

To attend the even at Borough Hall, located at 120-55 Queens Blvd. in Kew Gardens, sign up at: www.nyc.gov/queens or by calling 212-748-0281.

On Wednesday evening the mayor’s Astoria town hall meeting gets underway at 7 p.m. at PS 70, located at 30-44 43rd St. The doors open at 6 p.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.

The event is co-hosted by City Councilman Costa Constantinides (D-Astoria), Borough President Melinda Katz, state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas (D-Astoria).

Space is limited. To RSVP for the town hall meeting visit: townhallrsvp@cityhall.nyc.gov or call 212-748-0281.

Reach reporter Bill Parry by e-mail at bparry@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4538.

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