One aspect of the day included a resource fair where Staten Islanders were able to meet with representatives from city agencies, cultural organizations and community groups to ask questions about their services.
Throughout the gallery hallway, detailed boards showcased our accomplishments from 2019 and looked ahead at our 2020 agenda.
A highlight of the afternoon was a Q&A Chat with those in attendance. Their engaging questions touched on the drug epidemic, senior housing, the HOV lane on the SIE, the express bus redesign, affordable housing, employment opportunities for the disabled, overdevelopment, and film production.
“I commit to you for our remaining 700 days, we will work on the meat-and-potato issues that matter to Staten Island. We always have, we always will. I am also proud of the fact that we are willing as an office to invest in long-term issues – the benefits of which will manifest long after we’re gone,” BP Oddo said.
Thank you to our hosts at Tottenville High School and to those who partnered with us to make this a successful event happen and to the Staten Islanders who spent the afternoon with us. We hope you walked away with a sense of how dedicated we are to Staten Island.
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