Councilmember Steve Levin, who represents the 33rd District in Brooklyn, which includes parts of Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights , DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Boerum Hill, Williamsburg , and Greenpoint, has been named the Chair of the Planning, Dispositions, and Concessions Sub Committee, a Land Use Sub Committee. Levin has also been selected to serve as a member on the Lower Manhattan Redevelopment, General Welfare, Economic Development, Education, and Environmental Protection Committees.
“I am thrilled and honored to be chosen to serve as Chair of the Planning, Dispositions, and Concessions Sub Committee, as well as a member of several other committees. I have always made the creation and protection of affordable housing one of my main priorities, and I will continue to do so in my new role as chair of this very important sub committee. In the aftermath of massive development throughout our city, this sub committee will be vital in determining how we move forward to make sure that development can serve those who need it most,” Levin said. “I thank Speaker Quinn and my fellow Council members for putting their faith in me to guide this committee. “Kudos to City Council Member Steve Levin on his appointment as chair of the City Council Subcommittee on Planning, Dispositions and Concessions,” said Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. “Steve’s strong ties to the community and desire to make New York City a better place to live—not to mention being a proud Brooklynite!—will serve him well in this exciting new position.”