Flushing Times

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010

Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Planned charter commission must keep powers of beep, CBs

Borough President Helen Marshall was sworn in for her third term with high hopes at York College, but civic leaders have concerns about the plans City Hall has for charter revision. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a new Charter Revision Commission, which is unnecessary unless City Hall wants to take power away from the communities of the outer boroughs and centralize it in Manhattan. Comment.

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