Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Tours I.S. 204 and The Academy for Careers in Television and Film

Last week, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer visited IS 204 where he met with Principal Yvonne Leimsider. The school is separated into three different academies: Yale, Harvard and Princeton. Council Member Van Bramer and Principal Leimsider visited several class rooms. They visited several classrooms and met with students and teachers. The tour was an opportunity for Council Member Van Bramer to receive an update on its progress. After the tour, Council Member Van Bramer had lunch at the cafeteria.

Council Member Van Bramer Brings Residents and City Agencies Together at Packed Town Hall

Over 100 People Attended a Town Hall Meeting in Woodside with Representatives from Seven Government Agencies and Sponsored by Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer

Council Passes Jimmy Van Bramer’s Bill Making it Easier for Students to Apply for Library Cards

Council Overwhelmingly Passed Jimmy Van Bramer’s Legislation that Requires the Department of Education (DOE) to Supply Students with Library Card Applications and Information on How to Apply for Library Cards.

CM Van Bramer Joins Government Leaders to Announce JetBlue’s Relocation to Long Island City

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer joined Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and JetBlue Chief Executive Officer & President Dave Barger at an announcement yesterday that JetBlue Airways will consolidate its headquarters operations in Long Island City.

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Held First Cultural Affairs Committee Hearing

Council Member Van Bramer held his first hearing as Chair of the Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations Committee. The hearing focused in large part on proposed budget cuts for public libraries. See NY1’s coverage of the hearing:


http://www.ny1.com/6-bronx-news-content/news_beats/115313/library-reps-urge-city-to-shelve-proposed-cuts/

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