Park Slope’s two new Councilmembers, Brad Lander and Steve Levin are going to chair two important subcommittees! Lander received the Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses while Levin received Planning, Dispositions and Concessions, both of which include a $4,000 stipend.
Other Brooklyn councilmembers got tagged as well. Here from the Daily News:
Several Brooklyn Councilmembers retained their chairmanships, including Erik Dilan (D-Bushwick), who kept Housing; Mike Nelson (D-Sheepshead Bay, Midwood), who kept Waterfronts, and Inez Dickens, who kept Standards and Ethics – all coming with a $10,000 stipend also known as a lulu.
Councilmember Diana Reyna (D-Williamsburg) switched from Rules to Small Business, taking over the position from outgoing Councilmember David Yassky (D-Williamsburg) and also worth a $10,000 stipend.
While the Land Use Committee chair went to Queens Councilmember Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans), two new Councilmembers, Brad Lander (D-Carroll Gardens, Park Slope) and Steve Levin (D-Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights) received influential subcommittee chairpersonships. Lander received the Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses while Levin received Planning, Dispositions and Concessions, both of which include a $4,000 stipend.
Freshman Councilmember Jumaane Williams (D-Flatbush) was awarded the Oversight and Investigations Committee Chair, while his colleagues, Councilmember Letitia James (D-Fort Greene) received Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Chair, and Councilmember Mathieu Eugene (D-Flatbush) received the Veterans Committee Chair. All three receive $10,000 stipends.
Bay Ridge City Council member Vincent Gentile will chair the Select Committee on Libraries worth $4,000.