Council Member Van Bramer, DSNY, and Woodside on the Move Announce 108 New Trash Bins

On Friday, June 16th, I joined the Department of Sanitation and Woodside on the Move in Woodside to unveil 108 new trash bins for all of District 26, including 32 in Woodside, 27 in Sunnyside, 34 in Long Island City, and 15 in Dutch Kills and Astoria. I allocated nearly $60,000 in City Council discretionary funds to have new, hi-end trash bins installed throughout Western Queens.

Majority Leader Van Bramer’s Statement on the Passage of Speed Camera Home Rule in the City Council

On Thursday, June 15th, the New York City Council passed a Home Rule Message echoing my resolution calling on the New York State Legislature to pass legislation to allow the installation of speed cameras in 150 more New York City school zones. I’m proud to have led the charge for the expansion of the speed camera safety program, most recently demanding the safety program’s expansion on the steps of City Hall on Friday, June 9th with transportation safety advocates.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Attends Vigil to Honor and Remember Victims of Pulse Nightclub Tragedy

On Monday, June 12th, I joined the Latino Commission on AIDS, the Latino LGBT Wellness Center, the LGBT Center, Council Member Rosie Mendez, and friends and family of the victims on the steps of City Hall to remember those killed in an act of hatred and terror one year ago at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Attends Multicultural Celebration in Dutch Kills

On Saturday, June 10th, I attended the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s Multicultural Celebration at the Dutch Kills Playground. At the event, I enjoyed music and dance from around the world with area families and friends and celebrated the diversity of our community. I’m proud to sponsor this community event for the entire family that brings music and dance from around the world.

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer Marches in the Annual Sunnyside Flag Day Parade

On Saturday, June 10th, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer marched in the Annual Sunnyside Flag Day Parade put on by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside. Majority Leader Van Bramer joined elected officials and community members to celebrate the red, white, and blue with a march along Greepoint Avenue from 40th Street to 48th Street, concluding with a celebration at Veterans Memorial Plaza Sabba Park.

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