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Katz Running For Borough Prez: Report

Former Councilwoman from Forest Hills will run in 2013, she tells New York Post.

Former Forest Hills legislator Melinda Katz is taking a shot at the borough's big chair, according to the New York Post.

Katz has kept a relatively low profile since losing a bid in a crowded field for City Comptroller in 2009.

Her name was briefly mentioned as a possible replacement for

Katz told the Post in a story published Monday morning that she felt comfortable taking a shot at the job.

She has yet to begin fundraising for the position, which will come up for a vote in 2013. Democratic political strategist George Arzt will oversee her campaign, the report said. 

For more information, check out the New York Post's report here.

Andy Trybell August 06, 2012 at 03:10 PM
Melinda would make the borough of Queens proud as she has through her entire political caree. Queens needs the energy she delivers...
Rhea Gray August 07, 2012 at 02:22 AM
She did nothing to advocate for residents when the Windsor was being built and Bovis Lend-Lease was engaging in many illegal practices that were disruptive to the neighborhood. Bovice has since embroiled in many legal problems due to questionable practices, including at the Deutsche Bank building that killed firefighters. Where was she during the decline of our schools and the public school curriculum?
mr. forest hills August 07, 2012 at 08:05 PM
God help us! Typical hack, she carried Bloomberg's water for him and he left her hanging. She voted for his theft of a 3rd term, and the voters showed her the door fast. Let her stay home and raise her rugrats with Curtis and leave us alone.

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