Bronx Community College Hosts Announcement of Big Bucks for the Bronx

(left) BCC President Thomas A. Isekenegbe with Council Member and Chair of the Bronx Delegation Annabel Palma read to children in BCC’s Early Childhood Center.

Bronx City Council Delegation Will Unveil $8,196,000 in Capital Spending for the Borough in the Next Fiscal Year

: The New York City Council Bronx Delegation’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Press Conference

When: Thursday, July 6, 2017, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Gould Memorial Library, Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York
About: The Bronx Delegation to the New York City Council will hold a press conference announcing $8,196,000 in capital spending for the borough in the Fiscal 2018 budget.  The event will be held in the Rotunda of Bronx Community College’s Gould Memorial Library, itself the recipient of $2,000,000 in City Council funds towards the restoration of the historic Bronx landmark. Following welcoming remarks from BCC President Thomas A. Isekenegbe, the speakers will include:

  • Council Member and Chair of the Bronx Delegation Annabel Palma (District #18) with an overview of the budget
  • Council Member Andy King (District #12), announcing $1,000,000 funds to renovate and upgrade the NYPD’s 47th precinct
  • Council Member Ritchie J. Torres (District #15) announcing $5,000,000 for the Construction of a new worker’s operation center at the New York Botanical Garden
  • Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson (District #16) announcing $1,000,000 for a permanent facility At Mill Pond Park for the Bronx Children’s Museum and $400,000 to provide Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility for the Roscoe Brown Student Center of Bronx Community College

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