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More than $100K in City Funds Going to Astoria Street and Graffiti Cleanup

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ASTORIA — City Councilman Costa Constantinides allocated more than $100,000 to street cleaning and anti-graffiti programs in his Queens district for the upcoming year, according to budget documents.

The council member, who was elected in 2013 and campaigned on a promise to tackle the neighborhood’s litter problem, set aside $119,665 of his $710,000 in discretionary funds in the recent budget deal for street cleaning crews and graffiti removal.

”Our sidewalks and buildings are windows to the neighborhood and it is important to keep them clean and graffiti-free,” Constantinides, who represents Astoria and parts of Woodside, East Elmhurst and Jackson Heights, said in a statement.

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