Accomplishments

• Secured the only NYC DOE grandparents roundtable forum in Queens to Flushing

• Host free in-office immigration assistance

• Host free in-office tenant legal assistance

• Saved the After School Program at PS120, and funded numerous others in the district

• Created affordable housing in district

• Hosted annual rain barrel give away events with DEP

• Sponsored family fun days throughout the district (Bland, Latimer, Queensboro Hill, Bowne Park)

• Secured over $400,000 in supplemental sanitation services for Flushing

• Worked with DSNY, Crown container and businesses in Flushing to keep trash off our streets

• Worked with DOT and CB7 to Extend the walking time across Northern Boulevard at Prince Street

• Street co-naming of Allison Hope Liao Way, Rev. Dr. Timothy P. Mitchell Way, Daniel Carter Beard Memorial Square

• Honored His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj via a City Council Proclamation

• Hosted multiple Multi-agency walk through to address illegal vending in district

• Brought reform to the city’s Landmarking process to make it more accountable for all parties involved

• Cleaned up the “Trash Triangle” at Prince Street and 37th Avenue

• Hosted a Pre-K application forum in Flushing Library

• Went door-to-door to inform rent stabilized and controlled tenants of their rights

• Co-Sponsored the Annual Diwali celebration in Council Chambers

• Co-hosted the Forgiving Fines event for Flushing Businesses

• Connected local businesses with Small Business Services resources after the Main Street/Roosevelt Avenue Fire

• Building a new wing for PS24

• Building an annex for Francis Lewis HS

• Reopening the 149th Street Bridge

• Pass a resolution naming January 13th of every year Korean American Day in NYC

• Worked with a local supermarket to host expand selection of goods to meet the diverse palate of our community

• Repaved of Main Street, Roosevelt Avenue and College Point Boulevard, and roads around Kissena Corridor Park

• Upgrading Main Street’s infrastructure

• Stopped 7 train disruptions during Lunar New Year

• Lunar New Year recognized as a school holiday

• Co-Sponsored the Old Towne of Flushing Burial Ground’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

• Launched the Keep Flushing Clean Campaign to clean up our local parks

• Worked with DOT to plan and implement the DOT Traffic Remediation Plan

• Worked with Police and various City Agencies to remove illegal Casino ($1) buses off the streets

• Donated Turkeys and Thanksgiving meals to seniors and families in need every year

• Made Community Board more diverse, appointed residents from minority communities to CB7

• Held a rally for more Police Protection

• Annual Asian American Pacific Island Month event at City Hall

• Planned and hosted annual Lunar New Year event at City Hall

• Helped to create Downtown Flushing Task Force

• Partnered to create a Christmas Tree made out of recycled plastic bottles at Queens Crossing

• Partnered with NY Downtown Hospital for Free Flu Shots every year

• Hosted Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) application day in District Office to assist people in filling out form

• Co-sponsored Mental Health Workshop/ seminar in Flushing library

• Hosted day for constituents to speak with State Comptroller’s office regarding reclaiming of funds

• Sponsored Minority Women in Small Business Enterprises workshop

• Sponsored Mandarin Classes at Flushing Library

• Conducted annual Neighborhood Pothole Surveys

• Partnered with Girl Scouts and other organizations for Electronics Recycling Drives (collected 1.5 tons)

• Worked with local agencies to report and resolve issues due to the Tornado Damage

• Increased the number of Chinese Community Affairs officers and more Chinese officers

• Sponsored free tickets to the community for the Mets game / Flushing Night

• Participated as a Census office location to get census forms

• Sponsored English signage for local stores

• Bland and Latimer Town Hall Event – focusing on NYCHA

• Hosted Fall Festival at P.S. 20 with treats and carnival rides for kids

• Participated in Off-Broadway Homeowner Association Cleaning

• Co-sponsored a Deepavalli (Diwali) celebration at Flushing Town Hall

• Honored local leaders with annual Black History Month celebration

• Honored seniors with Older Americans Month celebration

• Provided Blizzard assistance (even cutting down some trees for seniors)

• Conducted Voter Registration drives

• Co-sponsored and participated in National Night Out Against Crime every year

• Sponsored annual Readers are Leaders with NY Mets

 

 

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