Our hearty congratulations to Margaret Forgione who has been appointed by Mayor de Blasio as the new Acting Commissioner of the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) replacing Commissioner Polly Trottenberg. Margaret will assume her new role on December 11. We have worked closely with Margaret and her team for many, many years and are so proud of our great working relationship with DOT. We wish her the best of luck! To read more about Margaret’s career at DOT, click here.
Snow Guidelines for Open Restaurants Participants
The NYC Department of Sanitation has developed additional tips and guidance for restaurant operators as the Open Restaurant program moves into the winter season. Click here to review a flyer from Sanitation that highlights the ways participants can help ensure the Open Restaurants program continues to be a success throughout cold and snowy weather.
Virtual Tenant Resource Fair 12.9.20
On Wednesday, December 9 at 6:00pm, New York City Council Member Corey Johnson is partnering with the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) on a Virtual Tenant Resource Fair. RSVP via Zoom here.
Building Solidarity in NYC Webinar 12.10.20
Join the NYC Commission of Human Rights and Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs for a webinar on Building Solidarity in NYC: Human Rights and the Shared Stories of Dominicans and Haitian Communities on Thursday, December 10 at 6:30pm. Find out more here.
Alerts from NYC Department of Consumer and Workplace Protection
DCWP has created a joint letter template that you can fill out and mail (required by federal law) so debt collectors can't contact you until the State of Emergency in New York City has ended.Read more here.
DCWP has put together important information that describes common COVID-19-related scams and tips to stay safe. Click here to check it out.