COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING LOOKS AHEAD AT PROJECTS COMING TO 12TH COUNCIL DISTRICTS
BRONX – Surveying his past four years in office, New York City Council Member Andy King (12th C.D.) delivered his fourth State of the District Address on Sunday (March 12th) before a packed house at the North Bronx Seventh Day Adventist Church on Bronxwood Ave.
Council Member King, who reviewed his 12-Point Plan for the 12TH Council District with more than 700 Bronx residents, friends and special guests in attendance, discussed upcoming and future projects, which include affording housing for working families through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity, the renovation of Agnes Haywood Park, capital funding to schools in the 12th Council District, expense funding to community-based organizations, funding for NYCHA developments and youth programs as well as DOT and DSNY needs in the 12th Council District.
In keeping with the March theme of “Women in History Month,” Council Member King honored 17 especially active women in the community. Council Member King presented his 2017 “Women of Excellence” Award to Luciel Boles-Wilson, Ursula Greene, Hilary Bloomfield, Leslie Peterson, Ayris Granby, Maxine Knight, Jevonni Brooks, Gillian Pemberton-Smith, Lisa Hayes, Rose Donna Taylor, Susan Evans, Mary Morton, Rev. Ingrid Peart, Sandria Brown, Rev. Naomi Tyler-Lloyd and Delores Walker. A special 12th Council District Leadership Award was presented to the Hon. Darcel Clark.
Joining Council Member King at his State of the District Address, and presenting remarks, were U.S. Senator Charles Schumer and NYS Senator Jamaal Bailey.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES
The 2017 State of the 12th Council District Address was held on Council Member King’s birthday. To celebrate, Council Member King and his family hosted a birthday party in the church’s dining area. Everyone was invited