The Hudson River Park Trust unanimously approved the Pier55 park and performance space.
The council speaker is also calling for legal representation for a broader range of issues.
Assemblyman Michael DenDekker requested the comptroller's office audit Vision Zero
Spending proposals include more money for after-school programs and bulletproof vests for police.
The IDNYC card program has seen overwhelming demand, so the city increased the program's capacity.
The state-of-the-art vests will begin replacing outdated ones starting in May.
The program is now expected to be completed a decade late and run hundreds of millions over budget.
A plan to build 11,250 affordable units at the site must address infrastructure, local leaders say.
There are also plans to expand service to Coney Island and Stapleton on Staten Island.
It's not the first time Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have clashed on major policy.
Residents reacted positively to news that the city would expand ferry service to Grand Street.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said they want to develop 11,250 affordable apartments at the 200-acre rail yard.
De Blasio's pronunciation on words including "neighborhoods" was in line with New York City's accent.
Bill de Blasio just shared his first Vine video since elected Mayor.
Mayor de Blasio announced the expansion of ferry service to include many new areas of the city.
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