City Council Will Hold Oversight Hearing on Revised East River Flood Protection Plan

The Low Down:In the community, there are many unanswered questions about the city’s sudden decision to overhaul the plan for a flood barrier along the East River. Now the City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing to learn more about the decision to scrap the original proposal, which involved years of community outreach.

The joint hearing of the Council’s committees on Parks and Environmental Protection will be held Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. In a statement released yesterday, City Council member Carlina Rivera explained READ MORE>>