Tag Archives | City Councilmember Steve Levin

Official Re-Zoning Plan Unveiled at CEC Meeting-DOE Takes It On the Chin

Wednesday night the DOE’s Office of District Planning (ODP) rolled out their Official Rezoning Proposal for P.S. 8 and P.S. 307 at a densely-packed public meeting held at P.S. 307.  The zone lines, previously presented in draft form at two Town Hall meetings on September 16th at P.S. 307 and September 21st at P.S. 8., […]

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The Elephant in the Room Part 2: Second Re-Zoning Town Hall Held at P.S. 8

On Monday night, the District 13 CEC and DOE’s Office of District planning held the second of two Town Hall meetings at P.S. 8 to present the draft re-zoning proposal for the school.   As with the meeting held at P.S. 307 on September 16th, issues of race and class emerged. Now, the debate has caught […]

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Levin – Stop Filming in Brooklyn Heights!

This dispatch just in from our man in the NYC Council, Steve Levin in response to the crazy amount of filming recently in Brooklyn Heights (we’re looking at you, Delivery Man): Council Member Stephen Levin (D-Brooklyn Heights) called on the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting to place the entirety of Brooklyn Heights on […]

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Two Heights Residents Join CB2

John Dew, Chairperson of Community Board 2, an independent city agency that provides local review of land use and other applications, the city budget and municipal service delivery for Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods, welcomed three new members of the Board, two to replace outgoing members whose terms have expired and one to fill the […]

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Local Officials Call Meeting at Heliport to Address Chopper Noise

A bevy of local political figures, including Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Borough President Marty Markowitz, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblymember Joan Millman, and City Councilmember Steve Levin, along with others from nearby Brooklyn areas and Manhattan, will hold a press conference tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport. According to Senator Squadron’s office: Congressman […]

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