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January 11, 2018

 

City Hall – On Thursday, Council Member Vallone was appointed as Chair of the New York City Council’s Committee on Economic Development. This committee is responsible for overseeing New York City’s Department of Small Business Services and the Economic Development Corporation. As Chair, Council Member Vallone will lead twelve other committee members in working to attract, retain and create jobs, encourage investment and develop economic growth strategies in New York City. Their work crafting legislation and determining the city’s budget will be critical in ensuring that new developments and infrastructure upgrades, capital improvements in neighborhood shopping districts and public spaces, and the revitalization of businesses are made for the benefit of all New Yorkers. 

Council Member Paul A. Vallone was also appointed to serve on the following New York City Council Committees: 

·         Committee on Aging

·         Committee on For-Hire Vehicles

·         Committee on Public Safety

·         Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management

·         Committee on Veterans 

“I am excited to begin this legislative session as Chair of the Committee on Economic Development. It is a great honor to oversee a committee that has played a substantial and integral role in the New York City budget,” said Council Member Paul Vallone. “I look forward to working with our new Speaker and my fellow colleagues to sculpt NYCEDC’s vision to drive growth in our city and improve our quality of life. I’m also proud that the Queens Delegation is once again united and strongly represented in our Speaker’s vision for the upcoming legislative session. This will be a wonderful new opportunity for District 19 to finally have a seat at the table on true economic development for the City of New York.”

 

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