December 10, 2020

Borelli requests for State Comptroller to extend Cares Act of 2020 to Tier 6 employees who have been left out in the cold

  December 10, 2020   Dear Comptroller DiNapoli: I hope this letter finds you well. As you may know, the Cares Act of 2020 allows government employees to withdraw funds from their deferred compensation plan, without penalty. By doing so, they can utilize these funds during these current challenging financial times. However, it is my […]

December 10, 2020

Borelli Named to NYC Council Land Use Committee & Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises

CM Borelli Named to NYC Council Land Use Committee & Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Council Member Joe Borelli is joining the New York City Council’s Committee on Land Use, considered the Council’s most important committee, as well as the Council’s Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises. Borelli will now have an outsized role in deciding […]

December 09, 2020

Borelli called “one of the last rational elected officials” at city hall by NY Post

Why won’t New York’s leaders share the data on restaurants and COVID-19? By David Marcus December 8, 2020 | 7:42pm | Updated Enlarge Image Outdoor seating at Fig & Olive in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District amid COVID-19.Stefan Jeremiah for New York Post If you’ve dined indoors at a New York City restaurant over the past few months, you know the routine: […]

December 08, 2020

Borelli Partners With Congresswoman Elect Malliotakis, Minority Leader Matteo, Assembly Member Reilly and Senator Lanza To Request State Help For Small Businesses

Dear Governor Cuomo, We are writing to you today in the hopes that you will intervene on behalf of the countless business owners on Staten Island, and elsewhere in New York, that have been shuttered due to the state’s micro-cluster strategy. While we await news from Washington, it is our hope that you authorize, as […]

December 08, 2020

Borelli partners with Art Bridge and South Shore Business Improvement District to help increase local holiday foot traffic with “Deck The Streets” event

Council Member Borelli (R-South Shore) is teaming up with non-profit organization ArtBridge, known for their work in the New York City community to empower local artists to transform prominent urban spaces into gallery quality exhibitions, to help bring some holiday spirit to the streets within the South Shore Business Improvement District (Annadale, Eltingville, Great Kills). All […]

December 08, 2020

Businesses in orange zones should be eligible for city relief; Borelli asks city to expand loan eligibility

By Kristin F. Dalton | kdalton@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Part of the city’s recovery program now includes three programs for small businesses that have been hardest hit by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYC Department of Small Business (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris have announced the three programs — NYC Storefront Loan, Reducing Business […]

November 22, 2020

BORELLI & PARENTS FILE EMERGENCY ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION TO OPEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Council Member Joseph Borelli, along with Staten Island parents of public school students, announced that as a result of Mayor de Blasio’s decision to close public schools, filed an emergency order to show cause for a preliminary injunction seeking the re-opening of public schools. This emergency order to show cause was filed in the Southern District […]

November 21, 2020

Borelli & Oddo Announce Page Avenue Sewer and Road Widening Project is Nearing Completion

Council Member Joseph Borelli and Borough President James Oddo are pleased to announce the completion of the Page Avenue Sewer Project. This infrastructure upgrade along Amboy Road and Page Avenue, and adjoining side streets have lead to the addition of new water mains and fire hydrants, as well as the introduction of new storm sewers and catch basins […]

October 25, 2020

Borelli & NYC DOE Parents File Lawsuit Against NYC To Demand Full In-Person Learning

Council Member Joe Borelli has announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the NYC Department of Education, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, demanding that the New York City Public School System provide a full-time, in-person learning option.