Mayor de Blasio has been holding town hall meetings this year (a re-election year) in just about every New York City neighborhood. Next week, he’s coming to the Lower East Side to host a public Q & A session in collaboration with District 2 City Council member Rosie Mendez. Co-sponsors include Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, State Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh and local settlement houses.
The town hall will take place Thursday Oct. 12, at 7 p.m., at P.S. 188, 442 East Houston St. If you want to attend, you need to RSVP by Oct. 10 (that’s Tuesday). Here’s the link.
The mayor has faced some criticism about his town hall meetings. As NY1 reported, “The frequency of these town hall events is raising questions about whether the line between government work and politics is blurring as we near Election Day.” The mayor held a similar meeting with City Council member Margaret Chin in June.