Bloomberg: Rezone Flatbush, Build Green, Disband LMDC

Mayor Bloomberg, according to his prepared remarks (PDF) for his annual State of the City this afternoon, is calling for a laundry list of government initiatives meant to bolster the local economy and create jobs.

Among the steps the mayor plans to highlight are a rezoning of the Flatbush neighborhood in Brooklyn; new energy efficiency requirements for existing buildings and property owners; a repeal of the state Wicks Law; and a reform of the pension system.

While a number of the initiatives were previously announced, such as a commitment to infrastructure, here’s a few notable points from the prepared text of the speech:  read more »

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