The City Council said it has the right to legislate changes that affect police department policy.
De Blasio, Bratton to unveil community policing initiative named "One City: Safe and Fair Everywhere."
The mayor feared his second term would be doomed if crime rose and he did nothing, sources said.
The teen was shot in the left leg and is in stable condition, police said.
The mayor said the new officers will save the city $70 million in overtime costs.
The mayor and City Council are apparently working to hire more officers after months of refusals.
The unexpected vote was taken Wednesday. Police and fire unions criticized the move.
Organizers want to make Randall's Island their home and are showing their commitment to local vendors.
There will be five public sessions before the speaker's steering committee submits a rezoning plan.
The Friday evening event is meant to encourage visits to restaurants and shops near the blast site.
The Vendy Plaza will feature local vendors and food trucks from all over the city.
The program is modeled after former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Young Men's Initiative.
In one week, 120 people were hospitalized for smoking synthetic marijuana, mostly in East Harlem.
The mayor said his $78.3 billion budget prepared the city for future downturns.
Clinton referenced Garner in her first major policy speech which focused on criminal justice reform.
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