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AUGUST 2005 EVENTS




AUGUST 31, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation to Study Transfer of City Wetlands to Parks Department

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AUGUST 31, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Assembly Speaker Silver Join Governor Pataki for Signing of Aggressive Economic Development Package to Attract and Retain Businesses to Lower Manhattan

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AUGUST 31, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Preside Over Graduation Ceremony for 241 Probationary Firefighters

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AUGUST 30, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces City's Relief and Fundraising Efforts for Victims of Hurricane Katrina

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AUGUST 30, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Announce Start of Construction on First Phase of Federally-Funded $750 Million Fulton Street Transit Center

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AUGUST 30, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Encourages New Yorkers to Take Advantage of Sales Tax-Free Week for Back to School Shopping

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AUGUST 29, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Klein Announce Strong Results from Summer Success Academy for 3rd and 5th Grade Students

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AUGUST 28, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses City Properties Designated for the Creation of Affordable Housing During Weekly Radio Address

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AUGUST 26, 2005
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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AUGUST 25, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Update On $40 Million Overhaul of Social Services Facilities

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AUGUST 24, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces a Voter Registration Drive in Honor of 85th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

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AUGUST 23, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Pataki and Speaker Silver Announce New Headquarters in Lower Manhattan

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AUGUST 23, 2005
Statement from Mayor Bloomberg On MTA Security Plans

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AUGUST 22, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces First Park Project of the Fresh Kills Redevelopment Master Plan

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AUGUST 21, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Presses City Council to Pass Noise Code

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AUGUST 20, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Cricket Field in Southern Queens

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AUGUST 19, 2005
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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AUGUST 18, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Final Competition for Vacant Properties Marking an End of an Era in City's Housing

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AUGUST 17, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Calls On City Council to Pass Noise Code

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AUGUST 16, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Reception Honoring 15th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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AUGUST 15, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts First Ever Reception in Honor of South American Independence and Culture

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AUGUST 14, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Spurring Business Growth and Creating Jobs in Weekly Radio Address

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AUGUST 12, 2005
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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AUGUST 11, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Klein Announce Creation of $41 Million New Home for Gregorio Luperon High School for Science and Math in Washington Heights

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AUGUST 10, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Reception Honoring 38th Annual West Indian American Day Carnival Parade

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AUGUST 10, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Developer to Build Largest Biotech Campus in New York City

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AUGUST 9, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Dominican Heritage Reception

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AUGUST 9, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Presides over Bill Signing Ceremony

Signs Legislation Extending Tax Exemption Benefits for the Abatement of Lead Paint (En español)
Signs Legislation Providing Rent Increase Exemption for Persons With Disabilities (En español)
Signs Legislation Increasing the Maximum Income Level at Which Individuals Are Eligible for Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (En español)
Signs Legislation Re-Establishing a Moratorium on Penalties for Certain Violations of Building Codes (En español)
Signs Legislation Extending the Operating Authority For Four Private Bus Franchises (En español)
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AUGUST 9, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Agreement to Keep Historic Carousel in Coney Island

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AUGUST 8, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Weight Watchers Cut Ribbon on New Headquarters in Manhattan's Flatiron District

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AUGUST 7, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Plan to Use $71 Million in Federal Funds to Ease Traffic Congestion at Dangerous Intersections and Improve Air Quality in Weekly Radio Address

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AUGUST 5, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Announce Plans to Commemorate Fourth Anniversary of the September 11th Attack

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AUGUST 4, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces the Opening of a New Waterfront Park in Riverdale

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AUGUST 3, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Death of Police Officer James McNaughton

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AUGUST 2, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Commemorate National Night Out Against Crime

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AUGUST 2, 2005
Mayor Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Weinshall Announce Plan to Use $71 Million in Federal Funds to Ease Traffic Congestion and Improve Air Quality

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