Department of Finances

City scofflaws to face the boot
City scofflaws to face the boot
News Alexa Altman 6/19/2012 at 12:54PM

Motorists with multiple parking tickets might soon find a pesky boot anchored to their car wheel as the city revs up to roll out its wheel lock program. The initiative, set to begin in north Brooklyn on Monday, June 25 and spread to the outer boroughs over the summer, targets scofflaw vehicles – those with [...]

Whitestone property a blight
News Alexa Altman 1/18/2012 at 9:20AM

Annoyed at the eyesore, local officials are finally addressing an abandoned Whitestone property – located at 24-19 Francis Lewis Boulevard – in the hopes of rousing the city’s Department of Finances (DOF) into taking action. Senator Tony Avella and the North East Flushing Civic Association want to convert the dumping ground into a contributing entity [...]