Advertisements


We are Sorry, This Page doesn't Exist


Commercial rent control bill to get October hearing

A hearing on a hotly-debated piece of legislation could determine who is really in control of city policy—Mayor Bill de Blasio or Council Speaker Corey Johnson. The City Council confirmed to Crain's... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2018

Council gives Fourth & Race final go-ahead; here"s when work begins

The long-delayed Fourth & Race mixed-use residential tower got the Cincinnati City Council’s final approval on Wednesday, with members passing two ordinances needed to make the $116 million project happen.  Objections by City Council members that .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2018

Council speaker calls for city to take over subways if state doesn"t pay up

It's time to bring the subway system back home, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson suggested Friday.During a speech at New York... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Council speaker keeping distance from Union Square tech hub fight

This speaker says he is keeping quiet on controversial plans to develop a tech hub and office center on 14th Street. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told Crain's he is not involved in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 20th, 2018

Nonprofit loses $130K in city money after Crain"s report

A Bronx councilman's nonprofit slated to receive a six-figure city grant won't see a cent of that money. Council Speaker Corey Johnson said at a press conference Wednesday that the Albanian-American... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 18th, 2018

Councilman to push back on development with beefed up land-use staff

The City Council is getting closer to adding several land-use staffers as lawmakers push to take a more active role in shaping development in the five boroughs. In March council Speaker Corey... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 13th, 2018

Valenzuela resigns from Phoenix City Council to join crowded mayor"s race

Phoenix City Councilman Daniel Valenzuela resigned Friday and has launched a bid to run for mayor. He joins a crowded field as Council members Kate Gallegos, Moses Sanchez, Nicholas Sarwark and Michael Lafferty also have announced their intention .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 8th, 2018

How to spend hundreds of millions without really trying

Amid the backslapping and progressive pep rallies Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson held to celebrate the city's new $89 billion budget, one man went unthanked: President... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 19th, 2018

City to MTA: You got your money—now give us answers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson want a return on their $418 million investment in the subways: progress updates from Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joseph... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 25th, 2018

Timid budget proposals won"t save city"s finances

The recent budget proposals by the City Council speaker represent only marginal policy actions, not the substantive changes the city must undertake to improve its finances and fiscal outlook... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 16th, 2018

Council pushes mayor for more anti-Airbnb funding

The City Council hopes to pump up a task force targeting illegal home rentals—a move that could deflate Airbnb. Speaker Corey Johnson's response to Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget proposal calls... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 16th, 2018

City’s top government watchdog allegedly a shifty bully: report

Mark Peters, commissioner of the city Investigations Department, abused his authority, bullied his staff and may have intentionally misled the City Council during testimony, according to a newly... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork12 hr. 39 min. ago

Union comes out against commercial-rent-control bill

A large service workers union plans to testify against the City Council's commercial-rent-control bill next week. The legislation would give commercial tenants the right to a lease renewal, and, if a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork12 hr. 39 min. ago

Questions for the council as it considers commercial rent control

On Monday the City Council will hold a hearing on a bill to impose commercial rent control in the city by requiring binding arbitration in rent disputes in an effort to help small retailers. Before... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork12 hr. 39 min. ago

New council texts: Cranley tried to make a deal with critics to fire Black

In late March, during Cincinnati city government’s political crisis over the fate of then-City Manager Harry Black, Mayor John Cranley allegedly offered to make a deal with two of his harshest critics — council members and fellow Democrats Wend.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 9 min. ago

Atlanta City Council meeting on Gulch redevelopment called off

A special called meeting of the Atlanta City Council to take up the proposed Gulch redevelopment is off. The meeting was to have been held next Wednesday. However, a memo to council members from Marva Lewis, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' chief of staff.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals14 hr. 54 min. ago

Jonathan Coon’s Lake Austin development clears first hurdle at City Council

Offices, homes, a restaurant and parks are closer to being built on this vast wooded tract above Lake Austin, just west of the Pennybaker Bridge......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 39 min. ago

City Council approves land deal for UTSA downtown expansion

San Antonio’s City Council signed off on a plan on Thursday that paves the way for the University of Texas at San Antonio to significantly expand its downtown campus footprint. Council members approved the transfer of two parcels of urban real estate t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

Winthrop Square tower set to finally break ground after city council vote

The Boston City Council on Wednesday voted to authorize the spending of $105.4 million from the sale of the Winthrop Square Garage site to Millennium Partners, a move that allows the $1.3 billion mixed-use tower to move forward. Shortly after the vot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

Council bill takes aim at shade cast by tall buildings

An Upper Manhattan lawmaker who wants to regulate development near parks introduced a bill Wednesday to create an interagency task force to study the effect of shade on the city's green spaces.The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 18th, 2018