Councilman Andy King delivered his fourth State of the District Address on Sunday, March 12 before a packed house at the North Bronx Seventh Day Adventist Church.
King discussed upcoming and future projects for the 12th Council District which include affordable housing for working families through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity, the renovation of Agnes Haywood Park, capital funding to local schools, expense funding to community-based organizations, funding for NYCHA developments, youth programs and Department of Transportation and Department of Sanitation needs in the district.
In honor of Women’s History Month, King presented his 2017 ‘Women of Excellence’ Award to Luciel Boles-Wilson, Ursula Greene, Hilary Bloomfield, Leslie Peterson, Ayris Granby, Maxine Knight, Jevonni Brooks, Gillian Pemberton-Smith, Lisa Hayes, Rose Donna Taylor, Susan Evans, Mary Morton, Rev. Ingrid Peart, Sandria Brown, Rev. Naomi Tyler-Lloyd and Delores Walker.
A special 12th Council District Leadership Award was also presented to District Attorney Darcel Clark.