The New York City Department of Transportation announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Wednesday, February 4th through Saturday, February 7th to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout NYC. For more information, please visit:http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/alternate-side-parking.shtml.
Brooklyn, NY – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced that he will be hosting a Sandy Recovery Information Session on Saturday, February 14th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm at the AOH Hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue. This information session with allow individualized attention for residents still recovering to speak with NYC Build it Back, the Neighborhood Housing Services Foreclosure Intervention, as well as information available regarding flood & homeowner insurance, low-interest home repair loans and grants.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued an agency preparedness ‘snow alert’ for Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 10 p.m. A snow alert is not a weather forecast, but indicates the potential of a snow event. Calling a snow alert allows DSNY to begin to prepare for a possible response by loading salt spreaders, attaching plows (if necessary), preparing tire chains and notifying other city agencies and supplementary personnel as needed.
As the Chairman of the State Senate Civil Service and Pensions Committee, was am glad to have spoken at the Public Employees Conference in Albany this morning to those representing the labor workforce throughout New York State
The New York State Senate today passed legislation to reduce gang violence and protect communities throughout the state. The New York State Criminal Street Gang Act (S1701), sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), would prosecute and prevent criminal gang activity by creating tough new penalties for gang-related crimes, as well as develop gang prevention programs for schools, at-risk youth, and prison inmates.
The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to all traffic beginning Tues., Feb. 3 at 11:59 p.m. until 4 a.m. Wed., Feb 4 for necessary maintenance.
Detour signs will be in place. Motorists who normally use the bridge during this time must use the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge instead. Crews will be performing maintenance work and multiple test lifts during this time.
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will resume limited collection throughout the city starting tonight at 7 p.m. Due to prior Monday holidays and suspensions due to snow operations, DSNY crews will be focusing on collecting recycling in areas scheduled for Monday recycling service.
Residents whose Monday recycling wasn’t collected earlier because of the snowstorms and holidays should place their material out at the curbside. Residents are asked to place their material out in a cleared area, if possible, to help Sanitation Workers gain access to the cans and bags.
Senate Select Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation and EntrepreneurshipChair: Senator Martin J. GoldenVice Chair: Senator Richard M. FunkePublic Meeting: Presentation by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families:“Veterans and Entrepreneurship in New York State”Place: Room 410, Legislative Office Building, Albany, New YorkTime: 12:00 P.M.Contact: Bob Herz (518) 455-2736Media Contact: Bob Herz (518) 455-2736
Senate Standing Committee on Civil Service and PensionsChair: Senator Martin J. GoldenPublic Hearing: Examining police safety and public protection in New York CityPlace: Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New YorkTime: 12:00 P.M.Contact: Lisa Mooney (518) 455-2597Media Contact: Senate Majority Press Office (518) 455-2264ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
The New York City Department of Finance has scheduled two Notice of Property Value public workshops in Brooklyn.
This is a good opportunity to meet and discuss with Department of Finance representatives concerns such as your property's market and assessed values; learn how to dispute your property's assessed value; or learn more about tax benefits and how to apply for them.
The workshops will be held at the following dates and locations in Brooklyn:
-February 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 345 Adams street, 7th floor training room, Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he is a co-sponsor of legislation (S. 2486), introduced by Senate Health Committee Chairman Kemp Hannon, that would delay the requirement that all prescribers use electronic prescriptions until March 27, 2016.
NEW YORK -- Con Edison crews are preparing for the first major snowstorm of 2015, a nor’easter that could bring up to two feet of snow to parts of the region and cause near white-out conditions. The company
Notification issued 1/25/15 at 6:33 AM. This is a correction to the previously issued Winter Storm Warning. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch citywide from Monday, 1/26 at 1:00 PM to Wednesday, 1/28 at 12:00 AM. Snow accumulations of 10-14 inches are possible. Visibilities are expected to be approximately one quarter mile or less at times. For updates please visit: http://www.weather.gov/nyc.
"The Metropolitan Transit Authority has once again misstepped in approving a plan that digs deeper into the pockets of straphangers and motorists. I am greatly disappointed by the MTA Board’s vote to increase the base fare for those who travel our subways, buses and bridges. As I said when I spoke at the Brooklyn MTA fare hearing, we are again being asked to pay more to travel throughout our City. I encourage transit riders to strongly look into the bonus and discount plans that are available so that they can get more, dollar for dollar, in transportation services.