Monday, March 30, 2009

Squadron To Air Proposal at Brooklyn Bridge Park Meeting

A friend received this letter from Ellen Whelan-Wuest, the Brooklyn Office Director for State Senator Daniel Squadron:

"On Sunday, April 5, State Senator Daniel Squadron will host another public meeting to present his plan for how to make Brooklyn Bridge Park a real, world-class park for our community and our city.

Please join us for the presentation, which will be followed by a Q&A session with Senator Squadron about his proposal.

The meeting will be held at 3:00 pm, Sunday April 5, in the Avram Conference Center, Conference Room A at Long Island College Hospital."


Squadron, who ran against housing in Brooklyn Bridge Park, hopes to divert a portion of property tax revenue from nearby neighborhoods (DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights) to pay for the park's yearly costs rather than having development within the park.

More at the Brooklyn Eagle, the Brooklyn Paper, and the Brooklyn Heights Blog.

- Lines Drawn, Construction Begins in Brooklyn Bridge Park
- School 'Not Allowed' In Brooklyn Bridge Park

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