The mayor cited a new community policing effort as the one-year anniversary of Garner's death nears.
The City Council said it has the right to legislate changes that affect police department policy.
Koslowitz replaced Councilman Mark Weprin who resigned to accept a job in the Cuomo administration.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.
The $95,000 grant will be used to renovate five facades in Jamaica.
Rory Lancman's legislation would make the use of chokeholds by police a misdemeanor.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton oppose the legislation.
The police commissioner told the City Council he also wants funding for 1,000 new police officers.
A portion of 168th Street, near where a teen was struck by a car, will be turned into a one-way street.
Students at Queens Gateway accused their principal of disproportionately raising senior dues.
Transportation Alternatives is asking the CBs to back the study and safety enhancements on the road.
I. Daneek Miller and Rory Lancman won seats in the districts that include portions of Jamaica.
Queens Councilmen Leroy Comrie and James Gennaro are term-limited.
I. Daneek Miller received 24 percent of the vote in Democratic primary for the Council District 27 seat.
This year's congressional primary featured new blood and an old stalwart as New Yorkers came out to vote.
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