Browsing: Councilman David Greenfield

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City Councilman David Greenfield is putting forward legislation designed to help alleviate the treacherous commute seniors face after snowstorms, according to a report by Metro. Greenfield has received numerous complaints from seniors who lament the state of pedestrian walkways that go un-shoveled after snowstorms and blizzards, limiting their ability to get around town. “I hear from seniors that they can’t walk by…

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From the offices of Councilman Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield today introduced legislation in the City Council that would increase awareness of food allergies by requiring restaurants to post a sign alerting consumers of various common allergies caused by foods served there. Greenfield’s bill, known as the “Food Allergy Awareness Act,” would help ensure that…

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Mayor Michel Bloomberg’s soda ban is still on the table and local politican Councilman Vincent Gentile is not happy. He fired off a letter to Bloomberg in which he calls the program “authoritarian, interfering and overprotective.” Gentile joins  Councilmembers Domenic Recchia and David Greenfield in their opposition to what many call Bloomberg’s “nanny” policies. The letter…

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From the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield met last week with top officials from Consolidated Edison to get answers on issues that have plagued residents and businesses of Boro Park, Midwood and Bensonhurst for years, including manhole fires and the blackout earlier this summer that left part of Boro Park crippled…

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We’ve been covering this subject for a while now. For more, click here. The following is a press release from the office of City Councilman David Greenfield: Brooklyn – Councilman David G. Greenfield was joined by approximately 75 community residents and by representatives from the Participatory Budgeting Project and Community Voices Heard last week to kick off…

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From the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David Greenfield introduced legislation during today’s Stated City Council meeting that would increase parking and reduce the number of tickets drivers receive by requiring the city to clearly delineate where each bus stop specifically begins and ends. The proposed law was motivated by the stark need for…

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From the offices of Councilman David G. Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield is inviting families, children and the entire public to a free viewing of the acclaimed animated film “Puss in Boots” on Sunday, August 19 in Seth Low Park at 8 p.m. sharp as part of his “Movies in the Park” series. Residents are invited…

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In its second year of operation, a practice called participatory budgeting  has doubled in size with even more council members, community organizations and citizens taking on leadership roles. Among the advocates for participatory budgeting is Councilman David Greenfield who announced recently that he will be bringing the groundbreaking participatory budgeting process to his district. That brings…

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