Henon passes on city-issued car; O’Neill, O’Brien, Tasco, Sanchez keep the privilege

When asked back in October if he’d accept a city-issued car if re-elected to City Council, 10th District Councilman Brian O’Neill said he would.

“I need it more than anyone,” he said, because of the district’s distance from City Hall. He added that he’d support legislation to remove car privileges for all city employees.

O’Neill, who was re-elected, still has his car and the pool car assigned to his staff. So do Northeast incumbents 7th District Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez and 9th District Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco.

But newly elected 6th District Councilman Bobby Henon was one of three who passed up the offer. New Councilman-at-large Denny O’Brien, formerly of the Northeast’s 169th Legislative District, said he’ll take the car to get himself around the city.

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