Brad Lander Weighs In
Turns out our dedicated City Councilmember Brad Lander was in Florida during the blizzard and was stuck at the Tampa Airport for many hours today. He’s back now and says his office received 100 phone calls about snow removal problems.
I spoke to him a couple of hours ago as I was leaving the park (with David Pechefsky coincidentally) and asked him what went wrong and he said he had no information but some theories, and will look into it in the days ahead. The City Council will be having a hearing about the problems on January 10th.
In the meantime, Lander advised locals to call 311, call his office and in real emergencies, call 911. He believes that the snow will probably be cleared sometime tomorrow.
He said his office would be issuing a statement sometime this evening or in the morning.
“You probably haven’t had a vacation since 2009,” I told him.
“It wasn’t much of a vacation,” he told me.
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