Monday, January 14, 2008

"Where's The Bill?"
Brooklyn Paper 1/12/2008

Where's the Bill? Constituents wonder what DeBalsio's Iowa
By Mike McLaughlin The Brooklyn Paper

"You win some votes, you lose some votes. Constituents of Councilman Bill DeBlasio blasted the political animal for spending most of the past two weeks campaigning for Sen. Hillary Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire.

“I’d like to think that our council members are spending their time trying to solve city issues,” said Eric McClure, a member of Park Slope Neighbors, echoing a widespread sentiment...."
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With the "Protect Our Homes" petition, CORD was formed in May, 2007. This petition arose as an overwhelmingly negative response to the coming of the over-sized 360 Smith Street Development at the corner of Smith Street and Second Place (Aka Oliver House; aka 131 Second Place). This petition, which had well over three thousand signatures, led to a new zoning text amendment in summer of 2008.

To: Our Elected Officials, Community Leaders, The MTA:
(MAY, 2007)

We the undersigned Carroll Gardens homeowners and residents, are appalled by the "as of right" ruling which allows owners and developers to erect buildings in our neighborhood with no regard to the impact they will present to our quality of life and the value of our homes........