Purpose

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) is announcing that he will be hosting a Bensonhurst/Gravesend town hall meeting, featuring numerous New York City governmental agencies, on Tuesday, June 29, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Finbar’s Center located at 1825 Bath Avenue in Brooklyn.


Deputy Inspector James Rooney of the 62nd Precinct, NYPD, along with representatives of the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Buildings will be in attendance. Representatives of the NYC Department of Transportation, the New York City Department of Sanitation, the New York City Transit Authority (M.T.A.) and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation have also been invited to attend.


Local residents are being invited to attend the town hall meeting hosted by Senator Golden to address their concerns directly with agency officials. Senator Golden will be updating the community on his recent legislative efforts as well as ongoing projects in the community such as his annual pothole survey and his efforts to remove graffiti from our streets. Senator Golden and his staff will be providing important community information for those in attendance as well.


Senator Golden stated, “I welcome the participation of the residents of both Bensonhurst and Gravesend at my upcoming town hall to address the issues that matter the most as we try to keep our communities strong. Let’s work together to keep our neighborhood strong. And at the same time, let’s seek to address the concerns of residents related to public safety, transportation, sanitation, parks and trees, and others.”


For further information, please contact Senator Golden’s offices at (718) 238-6044.


All are welcome to attend.