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Sandy recovery meeting Mar. 3

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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014 10:30 am | Updated: 12:36 pm, Thu Mar 6, 2014.

The New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program will be having a public meeting in Howard Beach on Mar. 3 to allow for public comment on Gov. Cuomo’s task force’s plan for post-Hurricane Sandy recovery in the neighborhood.

A presentation will be held for senior citizens at 1 p.m. at the Peter J. Striano Residence at 155-55 Cross Bay Blvd. Then, an open house and presentations will be offered to the general public from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Russo’s On The Bay at 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd.

The meeting is slated to include a demonstration on flood barriers from 4 to 5 p.m., a presentation by the state Department of Environmental Conservation from 7 to 7:30 p.m. and a formal presentation from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The meeting will provide the public the opportunity to see plans for reconstruction and shore protection in Howard Beach and offer comments on ideas and proposals.

Established by Cuomo in 2013, New York Rising consists of committees around the state made up of neighborhood leaders focused on storm recovery.

Welcome to the discussion.