Members of the Bayside community urged Borough President Melinda Katz to uphold Community Board 11’s decision to remove a Star Toyota and Scion dealership from the area during a hearing Thursday morning.
Borough President Melinda Katz has appointed Robert Santos to the board of trustees of the Queens Library. The announcement comes after she ousted six trustees members last month and Mayor Bill de Blasio cut loose two board members.
Following a Community Board 1 ruling against the Astoria Cove proposal, Borough President Melinda Katz rejected the 1.76 million-square-foot mixed-use waterfront development on Thursday after a public hearing.
Eight trustees of the Queens Library were banished from the board in a sudden email blitz Wednesday. Six members were dismissed by Borough President Melinda Katz and Mayor Bill de Blasio cut loose two board members.