Ede spoke to City Limits about her call to fast track the Bedford Union Armory vote. This is the only way to make sure that our community’s voices are taken seriously before the September 12th primary. Here’s an excerpt from the City Limits article:
“It’s easy for Laurie Cumbo to say she’ll vote no on a major issue of this campaign, especially when that vote won’t happen until after the primary. The question is whether she finally chose to listen to the community, or is just pandering for votes to save her own political career,” Fox said in a statement. “The only way we can know for sure is to see the councilmember expedite the ULURP process and show us once and for all that she stands with the community, not major developers.”
By “expedite” the ULURP process, Fox means that Cumbo should urge the community board, borough president, City Planning Commission and City Council Land Use committee to vote quickly to ensure the project comes to a full Council vote before the September 12 primary—in other words, that these civic bodies should not make use of the maximum allowable time for each public body.