New York, NY —
REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg and Council Speaker Christine Quinn had criticized the sale because it would preclude any significant expansion of the Javits.
Pat Foye, Spitzer's top economic development aide, told a state senate panel that he's forming a task force to find another spot for a convention center.
FOYE: The future of the convention center in the city of New York, down the road, will likely involve looking at options outside of Manhattan in the other 4 boroughs.
REPORTER: Foye says the state will continue with plans to sell another piece of property south of the Javits Center.
He added that New York will undertake a renovation and minor expansion of the existing convention center.