On Sunday, October 29 at the YMCA on Beach 73rd street, the Mayor came to announce that the Rockaway peninsula would be finally receiving funding for resiliency and recovery measures of $146 million for the installation of bulkheads and replacement of parks washed away by Sandy.
The Mayor said this funding is from "left over" funds to build the boardwalk, taking credit for bringing the boardwalk in under budget.
What a crock!
The extra $146 million was sent along by FEMA for Rockaway resiliency (bulkheads and raised shore lines on the bay) and recovery (rebuild what was destroyed by Sandy).
The second the Mayor opened his mouth, the spin cycle started to run.
Allow me to turn the spin cycle off for just a moment. The real fact is: the