The Mayor’s Corner

CUSTOMER satisfaction with New York City 311 — the city’s non-emergency government information and services hotline — remains high and well above the federal government and private sector averages for call centers.

BALANCING New York City’s annual $70 billion-plus budget can be a pretty hard puzzle to solve.

CHIEF Policy Advisor John Feinblatt, Corporation Counsel Michael A. Cardozo, Finance Commissioner Beth E. Goldman and I announced the first in a planned series of “padlocking” court actions aimed at closing cigarette retailers selling illegal cigarettes on which state and city taxes have not been paid.

BROOKLYN Borough President Marty Markowitz, Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate D. Levin, New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball and I recently joined BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn Executive Director Leslie G. Schultz and UrbanGlass Executive Director Cybele Malone to open the BRIC Arts | Media House and UrbanGlass Renewal Project.

SCHOOLS Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott, administration officials and I visited the 22 New York City Schools now ranked in the top 25 statewide on the new more rigorous common core exams.

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