BP Fossella Hosts Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony At Paolo Park Tonight


BP Fossella to Host Christmas Tree Lighting at Paulo Park

Staten Island, NY – Borough President Vito Fossella will host his annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Thursday, November 30th at Paulo Park at 6:30 PM.

The evening will feature Christmas carolers, a dance performance, book giveaways, an appearance by Santa, and more.

Additionally, in the spirit of giving, New York Knights Flag Football will be accepting new & unopened toy donations during the festivities.

BP Fossella; local performers; Santa Claus – at the Borough Hall Christmas Tree Lighting

Thursday, November 30th, at 6:30 PM at Paulo Park, between 10-18 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

Banner Image: Christmas tree. Image Credit – Larisa-K


BP Vito Fossella

The Office of the Borough President has a responsibility to advocate for the entire Borough of Staten Island and all its residents, and represents the Borough's interests within City government. The Borough President communicates directly with the Mayor and the City Council to emphasize Staten Island’s budget priorities. In addition, the Borough President is responsible for reviewing major land use decisions and proposing sites for city facilities within the Borough. As the chair of the Borough Board, the Borough President leads Staten Island’s City Council delegation and Community Board chairs in the process of reviewing and approving the transfer of public properties to private use. The Borough President’s Office houses the Borough's Topographical Bureau, which maintains the borough’s official maps and assigns street addresses. The Borough President monitors the delivery of city services on Staten Island, and acts as a liaison between residents and city agencies when problems arise to devise solutions. The Borough President is also responsible for appointing one member to the Panel for Educational Policy and one member to the City Planning Commission, as well as some 150 members to Staten Island’s three community boards.

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