Senator Malcom A. Smith (D-Queens) announced today that he is sponsoring a bill to create the "September eleventh, two thousand one remembrance" license plate program. "The purpose of this bill is to commemorate all of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by authorizing the issuance of a scholarship fund, a pool of permanency, through the vehicle of distinctive commemorative license plates," said Senator Smith.
Saying "Recent large-scale development proposals across New York State have the potential to involve numerous local, small and minority and women-owned business contractors and firms," State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D- Queens) today announced that he will hold a workshop addressing these issues during the 34th Annual Conference of the New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican and Hispanic Legislators.
State Senator Malcom A. Smith (D-Queens) announced today that the Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association (KGHCA) are the recipients of a grant which will provide funding for the beautification of three public spaces. The spaces chosen include the Haym Solomon Triangle, the Rabbi Usher Kischblum Triangle, and Freedom Square Park. Senator Smith, who was thrilled to be able to provide this grant to the Association, said "Since it’s creation, more than 60 years ago, the KGHCA has dedicated themselves to the caring of local parks.
Senator Malcom A. Smith (D-Queens) announced today that the Department of Finance has developed a new way to distribute property tax billing information to New York City residents. The improved document is called a "Statement of Account" and it is a more comprehensive version of the old property tax bills that residents are used to receiving. "I am thrilled that the Finance Department has developed a system to not only improve but to simplify the property tax billing system for New York City residents." said Senator Smith.
Thank you to all of those who participated in the New York State Senate's fist ever online Town Hall. Since we're always striving to serve the people of New York better, and this was our first attempt at an event like this, we would appreciate your feedback on how we can improve the experience.