State Sen. Tony Avella, third from left, leads a press conference on Tuesday regarding the city’s seven-year delay in building a comfort station in Little Bay Park in Bayside Queens. With him are Phil Konigsberg, left, Carol Gresser, Warren Schreiber, Joe Branzetti and Lu Kernahan. Behind them are three portable toilets in lieu of a permanent restroom, (Photo: Liz Rhoades)
No timeline was given, but Avella said that since word had gotten out to city agencies about the press conference, Parks officials and the state DOT have agreed to meet with him to clarify steps that will be taken to complete the projects.
Residents tired of waiting seven years for Little Bay Park bathrooms
Queens Chronicle - December 1, 2011 - By Liz Rhoades