Rep. Katko Announces Additional I-81 Town Hall Meetings in Salina & Syracuse

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) Today Announced Two Additional town hall meetings for next week in Salina and the City of Syracuse focused on the future of Interstate 81.

“There was a tremendous community turnout in both Auburn and DeWitt for our first two town halls on the future of I-81.  This is an issue that individuals throughout our community feel passionately about, and rightfully so.  As our community moves forward with making this decision, it is critical that we hear the perspective of our entire region.  I’m excited to continue the conversation in Syracuse and Salina next week.”

Details are as follows:

Tuesday, February 19

Town of Salina

Time: 6:00 p.m.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Liverpool Middle School, Cafeteria
720 Seventh Street
Liverpool, New York

This discussion will be moderated by Town of Salina Supervisor Colleen Gunnip.

Thursday, February 21

City of Syracuse

Time: 6:00 p.m.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.  Please use entrance off of main parking lot on Magnolia Street.

Location: Public Service Leadership Academy at Fowler High School, Auditorium
227 Magnolia Street, Syracuse, New York 13204

This discussion will be moderated by Onondaga County Legislator Chris Ryan, 8th District.

Representatives from the New York State Department of Transportation and the U.S. Federal Highway Administration have been invited to attend.

The events are free and open to the public.  Only credentialed members of the media will be permitted to tape.  Time will be allotted for questions.