Town Hall meeting with Prospect Heights Elected Representatives

Town Hall meeting with Prospect Heights Elected Representatives

Join the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council for a town hall-style meeting with

State Senator Eric Adams,

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries

& City Council Member Letitia James.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Traffic and transportation (mass transit, street conditions, MTA)
  • Local economy (jobs, housing, small business)
  • Atlantic Yards (revised plan, new impacts)

The meeting will take place at 7:00PM on Thursday, 10/22 in the auditorium at

P.S. 9, 80 Underhill Avenue (between Bergen & St. Marks).

Please bring your questions and concerns for your elected representatives.

Visit http://www.phndc.org/node/332 for more info

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How to send your Atlantic Yards comments to the ESDC

ESDC Comment instructions from the Council of Brooklyn Neighborhoods have been posted. They detail how to respond to the  ESDC on Atlantic Yards – Please send your comments to Council of Brooklyn Neighborhoods (cbrooklynneighborhoods@hotmail.com) and Serena Derryberry (mulhes01@nyu.edu) and by 5:30 PM, Wednesday, August 26, 2009.

Responding to the ESDC on Atlantic Yards

The pro-forma public hearings have come and gone, and we are now in a public comment period. It is vital that everyone in the community let the ESDC and the 3 Men in a Room (Governor Paterson, Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, and…some guy in the State Senate…) know that this is totally unacceptable!

Why Should I Comment?

Government only works when the Public is paying attention. Atlantic Yards has been designed to keep the Public out of the process. As a result, we’re looking at billions in subsidies and grants with no real public benefits on the horizon, all just to build an arena and blight the neighborhoods. Our money. Our neighborhoods.

How Do I Comment? Click here for more info:

ESDC Comment instructions – How to respond to the ESDC on Atlantic Yards – PDF version

ESDC Comment instructions – How to respond to the ESDC on Atlantic Yards – MS Word version

Also posted on the Resources Tab above.

Please remember to send your comments to Serena Derryberry (mulhes01@nyu.edu) and Council of Brooklyn Neighborhoods (cbrooklynneighborhoods@hotmail.com) by 5:30 PM, Wednesday, August 26, 2009. Thank you!