Remember all those City Council hearings dedicated to uncovering all that went wrong with the Bloomberg administration’s response to the winter blizzard?
Today they have finally borne fruit as the City Council passed a series of bills designed to improve the city’s weather emergency response. Among their improvements includes a requirement that the Office Read More
With another snow storm expected to hit the city by tomorrow evening, Sanitation Workers union chief Harry Nespoli told a Council committee tasked with finding out what went wrong during the last blizzard that the city has too few workers to properly clean up after a storm.
“I need more manpower,” he said, citing the continual Read More
Under tough questioning from members of the City Council, members of the Bloomberg administration admitted that there was a failure of communication during last month’s storm, one exacerbated by the fact that a number of high-level officials were out of town for the Christmas holiday.
Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith deflected questions about who was in Read More
Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith concluded prepared testimony by himself, Office of Emergency Management head Joseph Bruno, Sanitation Dept. chief John Doherty, and FDN commissioner Sal Cassano at the City Council’s snow clean-up hearing by saying, “We didn’t do the job you expected, we didn’t do the job that residents of New York City expected. There Read More