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Media Advisory: 2018 New York City Charter Revision Commission Announces Public Hearings For Queens Brooklyn & Manhattan

NEW YORK— The 2018 New York City Charter Revision Commission will hold three more public hearings between May 3 and May 9, 2018. The public will have the opportunity to testify before the Commission at each hearing on any aspect of the Charter.

These three hearing dates are in addition to the Bronx public hearing, which will be held on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Bronx Community College, 2155 University Ave, Bronx, NY 10453.


Date Time Location Address Directions
Thursday, May 3, 2018 6:00PM Queens Queens Library at Flushing
41-17 Main St.
Auditorium, lower level
Flushing, NY 11355
Take the 7 train to Main Street/Flushing Station. Walk south on Main Street to the Library
Monday, May 7, 2018 6:00PM Brooklyn Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Take the 2/3/4/5 train to Franklin Avenue Station
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:00PM Manhattan The New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Edna Barnes Salomon Room
476 5th Ave
New York, NY 10018
Take the B/D/E/F/M train to 42nd Street - Bryant Park, or the 7 train to 5th Ave - Bryant Park

All public hearings and meetings will be livestreamed at

Written testimony is also encouraged. Testimony may be submitted in person at the public hearing by email to or through the "Send Comments to the Commission" link on the Commission website at (on the "About" page).

What if I need assistance to participate in the hearing?
This location is accessible to individuals using wheelchairs or other mobility devices. Induction loop systems and ASL interpreters will be available. In addition, with advance notice, members of the public may request language interpreters. Please make language interpretation requests or additional accessibility requests by 5PM no later than 4 calendar days before a hearing date by emailing the Commission at or calling 212-386-5350.

For more information, please follow the Charter Review Commission on Facebook and Twitter (@NYCCharter) or visit our website at Please tweet at us using #2018Charter.