New year, a new slate of virtual meetings hosted by Community Board 3. Here are some January highlights:
–On Thursday, January 7, the human services committee will hear from officials at the city’s Department of Homeless Services regarding the potential of a safe haven at 100 Orchard St. (that’s the current site of the Blue Moon Hotel). At the same meeting NYC Health & Hospitals will have a presentation on the city’s COVID-9 test and trace program.
–On Wednesday, January 6 the developers of a new tech hub coming to Union Square will have a construction update and discuss upcoming “leasing opportunities.” At the meeting of the economic development committee, there will also be a request to include Chinatown businesses in emergency relief programs being offered by the city’s Department of Small Business Services.
–On Tuesday, January 12 there will be a town hall meeting on the city’s Open Streets/Open Restaurants program. According to CB3’s website, this will be an opportunity to “hear from agencies to clarify regulations and answer your questions to make these programs work better for us all.”
–On Thursday, January 14 the parks committee will hear from various city bureaucrats regarding projects along the East River, including coastal resiliency plans and open space projects.
–On Wednesday, January 20, the transportation committee will see a presentation from the the city’s Department of Transportation on the “Gateway to Chinatown” project.
For more info and links to virtual meetings, visit CB3’s website.