It’s day two of City Hall in Your Borough. Here’s a look at what to expect today.
City agencies launched in the City Resource Fair at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens at 9 a.m. this morning. During the fair, Mayor Bill de Blasio will host Queens constituent office hours at 10:30 a.m.
Meanwhile, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and the Department of Finance are hosting at this hour a Rent Freeze and Homeowner Tax Benefit event at the Peter Cardella Senior Citizens Center, located at 68-52 Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood.
The Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings also inaugurated the “Outreach at the Beach” initiative at Ocean Promenade at Beach 116th Street in Rockaway Park.
At noon today, Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and NYPD Chief Thomas Chan will announce that the mobile payment parking app, “Park NYC,” is now available citywide. This will take place on the corner of 108th Street and 64th Avenue in Forest Hills.
At 1 p.m. at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst WIC Program Office (located at 81-06 Baxter Ave. in Elmhurst), Deputy Mayor Herminia Palacio and Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett will visit a nutrition education class, tour the Greenmarket, and watch a Health Bucks demonstration.
Meanwhile, de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray will go to Flushing make an announcement about healthcare in Queens and discuss federal efforts to roll back healthcare at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, located at 136-26 37th Ave.
At 3 p.m., Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks and Borough President Melinda Katz will visit a Homebase Office at the Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services, located on the fifth floor of 161-10 Jamaica Ave. in Jamaica. At the same time, Park Commissioner Mitchell Silver will cut the ribbon on Junction Playground, located at 34th Avenue and Junction Boulevard in Corona.
Later, at 3:30 p.m., the mayor will visit William F. Moore Park, located at 10706 Corona Ave. in Corona, with Assembly Member Moya. Meanwhile, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and Economic Development Corporation President James Patchett will tour S&L Aerospace, LLC, (located at 120-12 28th Ave. in Flushing) a company that worked with the city to expand their facility, giving them more capacity to add over 20 high-paying advanced manufacturing jobs.
At 6 p.m., de Blasio will visit small businesses in Jamaica with Councilman I. Daneek Miller and Senator Leroy Comrie. They will focus on businesses on Jamaica Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard.
Finally, at 7 p.m., Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal and representatives from Small Business Services, the Health Department, City Commission on Human Rights and the Sanitation Department will host a town hall for immigrant small business owners. The town hall will take place at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, Room A1-22, located at 76-01 Broadway in Elmhurst.
Check back at QNS.com for upcoming events during City Hall in Your Borough week in Queens.