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Affairs and Appointments – September 16, 2011

Affairs and Appointments – September 16, 2011

NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT weekly update

  • Mayor Bloomberg Releases Fiscal Year 2011 Mayor’s Management Report
  • Mayor Bloomberg Announces Workforce Training Grants to Help Small Businesses Expand and Create Jobs in All Five Boroughs
  • Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Health Commissioner Farley Announce Number of City Smokers Has Hit an All-Time Low at 14 Percent
  • Mayor Bloomberg Announces U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Formal Recognition of City’s Brownfield Cleanup Program – First Ever Federal Recognition of a Municipal Cleanup Program
  • Comptroller Liu Announces Impact of Obama Jobs Bill on NYC
  • NYC DOT Announces Search for New System to Allow New Yorkers to Pay for Parking by Phone

NEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENT weekly update

  • Governor Cuomo Announces New Program to Help Local Governments Rebuild Critical Infrastructure After Severe Storms
  • Governor Cuomo and U.S. Treasury Department Announce NY Wins More than $55 Million in Federal Funding for Small Business Credit Programs that Will Generate Half a Billion Dollars in New Capital for Small Businesses
  • Governor Cuomo Announces Household Appliance Grant Program for Storm Recovery
  • Attorney General Schneiderman Sets Up New Statewide “Office Hours” In Storm Ravaged Areas To Provide Assistance To New Yorkers
  • Comptroller DiNapoli Announces Transition at New York State Common Retirement Fund

CURRENT RFPs

  • New this week:
    • DOE: Time and Attendance
    • EDC: Waterfront Properties
    • DOB: License Examination Services
    • CHA: Advertising Strategy and Design Services
    • Managerial and Executive Search Services Agency
    • CUNY: Real Estate Representative Services

LEGISLATIVE MONITORING
CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE Week of 9/19 – 9/23


NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT

Mayor Bloomberg Releases Fiscal Year 2011 Mayor’s Management Report
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today released the Mayor’s Management Report for Fiscal Year 2011, which provides an overview of the performance of City agencies. The Fiscal Year 2011 MMR shows that City government continues to effectively deliver key services to New Yorkers. Fifty-six percent of all key indicators are at or above 2010 levels, and nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of the indicators that have been tracked since the beginning of the Administration meet or exceed their Fiscal Year 2003 performance levels. For more information, click here and to download the report please visit this link.

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Workforce Training Grants to Help Small Businesses Expand and Create Jobs in All Five Boroughs
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel and Small Business Services Commissioner Robert W. Walsh announced the latest round of NYC Business Solutions Training Funds to four businesses in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. The grants help businesses train new and existing employees to give them the up-to-date skills they need to grow their businesses. So far in 2011, the Department of Small Business Services has awarded nearly $700,000 in grants to 16 businesses, providing training to 300 New Yorkers and resulting in 45 new hires and an average wage increase for existing employees of 13 percent. For more information, click here.

Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Health Commissioner Farley Announce Number of City Smokers Has Hit an AllTime Low at 14 Percent
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley announced that New York City’s adult smoking rate has reached an all-time low with only 14 out of 100 New Yorkers still smoking. This marks a decrease in the number of New Yorkers who smoke by 35 percent since 2002, when the Health Department began its efforts to reduce tobacco use. This translates to approximately 450,000 fewer adult smokers in New York City, with some of the steepest declines registered among Staten Islanders and teens city-wide. Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Farley were joined at the Health Department’s new Long Island City headquarters for ’s announcement by Senator Michael Gianaris, Council Member Gale Brewer and a New Yorker who has successfully quit smoking through the City’s efforts. For more information, click here.

Mayor Bloomberg Announces U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Formal Recognition of City’s Brownfield Cleanup Program – First Ever Federal Recognition of a Municipal Cleanup Program
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway and Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation Director Dr. Daniel Walsh announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formally recognized the New York City Brownfield Cleanup Program – the first time the EPA ever has recognized a municipal brownfield program. The City’s brownfield program helps land owners and developers clean up contaminated properties and facilitates redevelopment, with a focus on blighted properties in low-income neighborhoods.The formal EPA recognition enables the City to use Federal brownfield grants for site investigation and cleanup activities. The City’s program is the first of its kind in the nation and is a central component of PlaNYC, Mayor Bloomberg’s comprehensive sustainability blueprint for a greener, greater city. Previously, brownfield cleanup programs were operated only by State governments and the EPA’s recognition follows New York State’s formal recognition of New York City’s program last year. For more information, click here.

Comptroller Liu Announces Impact of Obama Jobs Bill on NYC
The White House recently released additional information on the American Jobs Act, which was proposed by President Obama on September 8, 2011. The Office of New York City Comptroller John C. Liu has taken into account this new information and updated its September 9th preliminary analysis of the President’s plan and the resulting benefits to New York City. While the information provided by the White House is aggregated at the state level, the Comptroller’s Office conservatively estimated that New York City will receive approximately 40 percent of New York State’s total allocation. The updated analysis finds that the Act could add more than $9 billion to New York City’s economy and create or maintain over 50,000 jobs. Also noteworthy is the fact, that most of the Act’s benefits are designed to be realized immediately in 2012. For more information, click here.

NYC DOT Announces Selection of Alta to Launch Privately Funded Bike Share System, Giving New Yorkers a New Low-Cost Transportation Option
New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson announced the selection of Alta Bicycle Share, Inc. to develop and operate a privately funded bike share system in New York City, the first step in the process of bringing a low-cost and accessible 24-hour transportation option to New Yorkers. Alta was selected through a competitive RFP process which evaluated various proposals in order to get the best arrangement for New York City. The system will not use taxpayer money and Alta will enter into a revenue sharing agreement with the City for all system profits while creating an estimated 200 jobs. The New York City bike share system will launch in 2012 following an extensive public outreach process that will give community and business leaders an opportunity to participate in a public dialogue about where to site approximately 600 bike stations holding 10,000 bikes. For more information, click here.

NEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENT

Governor Cuomo Announces New Program to Help Local Governments Rebuild Critical Infrastructure After Severe Storms
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new emergency loan program for local governments to help finance immediate repairs to drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities in communities damaged by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The Hurricane Emergency Loan Program (HELP) would provide up to $1 million in no- interest loans for critical assessment and repair to damaged drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities. Repairs to pump stations, electrical equipment, treatment facilities and other critical equipment are eligible along with temporary emergency services such as vacuum truck hauling, bypass pumping and disinfection, and related engineering and other professional services. For more information, click here.

Governor Cuomo and U.S. Treasury Department Announce NY Wins More than $55 Million in Federal Funding for Small Business Credit Programs that Will Generate Half a Billion Dollars in New Capital for Small Businesses
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury has approved New York’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) application. This will allow the state to access $55.4 million in federal money to fund three new small business lending programs. These programs will enable small businesses to leverage new capital and credit to help them create private sector jobs. The SSBCI program, which supports state-level, small-business credit programs, is an important component of the Small Business Jobs Act President Obama signed into law. Under the Small Business Jobs Act, New York’s access to $55.4 million in SSBCI funds is expected to generate a minimum of at least $10 in new private lending for every $1 in federal funding, yielding more than $554 million in new private capital for small businesses to create jobs. For more information, click here.

Governor Cuomo Announces Household Appliance Grant Program for Storm Recovery
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched an $8 million appliance grant program for those who sustained property damage as a result of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The program will help New Yorkers cover the costs of replacing vital household appliances, such as refrigerators, boilers washing machines and furnaces, damaged by the recent flooding. Grants will be a fixed amount for different appliances and could cover up to 100 percent of the costs of a purchase. If the cost of the appliance exceeds the cap, the program will pay a portion of the total costs up to the cap. For more information, click here.

A.G. Schneiderman Sets Up New Statewide “Office Hours” In Storm Ravaged Areas To Provide Assistance To New Yorkers
In the aftermath of recent storms that ravaged parts of New York, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his office will hold “office hours” in impacted communities across the state beginning Friday to make it easier for consumers to raise storm-related questions or problems. In addition to the Attorney General’s 13 regional offices that are always open weekdays during regular business hours, OAG officials will be holding walk-in meetings for storm victims in impacted locations statewide to directly address concerns related to price gouging, insurance policies and delayed debt payments, among other issues. Additional office hours will be scheduled as needed in other impacted areas. For more information, click here.

Comptroller DiNapoli Announces Transition at New York State Common Retirement Fund
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced that Raudline Etienne, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of the New York State Common Retirement Fund since March 2008, will leave her position effective September 15, 2011. Ms. Etienne will be taking a position as Senior Director at Albright Stonebridge Group. DiNapoli also announced that Marjorie Tsang, currently the Assistant Comptroller for Real Estate Investments, will serve as interim CIO of the Fund. For more information, click here.

CURRENT RFP’s

The following Request for Proposals have been recently issued by City and State government

Resident Engineering Services North Shore Esplanade and Bikeway (September 19, 2011) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a resident engineer in conjunction with the implementation of street and open space improvements on and adjacent to Murray Hulbert Avenue between Hannah Street and Lighthouse Plaza in Staten Island, which may include sidewalks and curbs, new street lighting and traffic signals, signage, landscaping, marine and dock construction and other related improvements.For more information, click here.

Accounts Payable (September 19, 2011) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a financial services provider to assist in the management of its accounts payable transactions. NYCEDC seeks to streamline its current accounts payable process and maximize the potential benefits of its expenditures by incorporating the use of a credit account for payment of a large percentage of its vendors, reducing the use of manual checks. For more information, click here.

On-Call Urban Design and Planning (September 23, 2011) – Depending on the funding source and nature of the Project Assignments, the Consultant may be required to adhere to Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) requirements. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program visit www.nycedc.com/mwbeprogram. For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the www.nyc.gov/buycertified. For the list of companies certified as DBE, please go to the http://biznet.nysucp.net. For more information, click here.

Central Station Monitoring Services for Various Sites Citywide Repair (September 23, 2011) – Apple Industrial Development Corp. (“Apple”) is seeking proposals from experienced monitoring companies to provide central station monitoring services for various sites Citywide. Apple plans to select the monitoring company on the basis of factors stated in the Request for Proposals (“RFP”) which include, but are not limited to: respondent’s experience and reputation, commitment of personnel, quality of proposal, favorable history, and price. For more information, click here.

Young Adult Justice Programs (September 25, 2011) – The New York City Department of Probation (DOP) in collaboration with the Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO), is seeking qualified vendors to provide programming for young adults involved in the criminal justice system. The two proposed competitions in the RFP are Young Adult Justice Scholars and Young Adult Justice Community. The ultimate goals of these programs are to help build stronger and safer communities, reduce crime and recidivism, promote lifelong educational gains, career exploration, employment attainment and retention for court involved young adults in New York City. For more information, click here.

U.S. Equity Active Small Capitalization Managers Investment Management Services (September 25, 2011) – The Comptroller of the City of New York (the “Comptroller”), on behalf of the New York City Retirement Systems, and specifically the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (“NYCERS”), the Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York (“TEACHERS”), the New York City Police Pension Fund, Subchapter Two (“POLICE”), the New York City Fire Department Pension Fund, Subchapter Two (“FIRE”), and The Board of Education Retirement System (“BERS”), (collectively “NYCRS” or the “Systems”), is conducting a search to identify managers to Actively manage U.S. equity active small capitalization equities portfolios for one or more of the Systems. In addition, other related systems or funds may select managers through this solicitation. For more information, click here.

Waterfront Properties (September 26, 2011) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is a not-for-profit corporation that performs a variety of development and property management functions on behalf of The City of New York. NYCEDC’s current property management portfolio is quite extensive and includes various properties owned, managed and/or leased by the City, by an agency of the City or by NYCEDC. A large portion of these properties are waterfront properties and lands under water. For more information, click here.

Shareholder Research Services (September 26, 2011) – The Comptroller of the City of New York, acting on behalf of the New York City Retirement Systems (the “Systems”), has prepared and is distributing this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to identify a firm or firms to provide shareholder research services. For purposes of this RFP, the Systems include the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, the New York City Police Pension Fund, Subchapter Two, the New York City Fire Department Pension Fund, Subchapter Two, the Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York and the Board of Education Retirement System (each individually a “System”). Minority-owned and women-owned businesses or responses that include partnering arrangements with minority-owned and women-owned investment firms are encouraged. For more information, click here.

Transport of Goods and Equipment (September 26, 2011) – The Contractor shall provide all vehicles and personnel necessary to transport goods and equipment of school supplies, non food items such as paper goods and cleaning materials, and food (canned good, as well as frozen and grocery items in an emergency as required and requested by the Office of School Food (OSF), as well as delivery and/or pick-up of skilled trades materials and supplies such as floor tile, adhesives, pumps, doors, hardware, radiators, tools electrical conduit etc., as required and requested by the Division of School Facilities (DSF). If you cannot download this BID, please send an e-mail to vendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov with the BID Number and title in the subject line of your e-mail. For all questions related to this BID, please send an e-mail to rgreene@schools.nyc.gov with the BID Number and title in the subject line of your e-mail. For more information, click here.

License Examination Services (September 30, 2011) – For more information, click here.

Website Enhancement Program (September 30, 2011) – The New York City Office of the Comptroller is seeking proposals from qualified website design firms to identify and implement a complete redesign of our existing website, www.comptroller.nyc.gov. The project will also require redevelopment of various web applications and forms and incorporate a content management system. For more information, click here.

Managerial and Executive Search Services (September 30, 2011) – Consultant services to conduct searches for suitable candidates for various managerial and executive positions as NYCHA`s needs arise. Pursuant to this solicitation NYCHA anticipates selecting one or more proposers to provide the services described per Section II. Scope of Services, on an as need basis, pursuant to a two-year contract with a one-year renewal option. In addition to and distinct from Consultant`s Managerial and Executive search for and placement of candidates NYCHA may request from the Consultant, on an as need basis, the performance of various advisory services generally related to NYCHA`s organizational structure, hiring practices and other human resources related issues. The consultant shall be compensated on an hourly basis as further described in Section V. Fees and Hourly Rate. For more information, click here.

Force.com Consulting (October 3, 2011) – The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) on behalf of the Division of Talent, Labor and Innovation (DTLI), is seeking one or more vendors with experience developing applications on the Force.com platform. DOE expects to award contracts to several vendors who will provide on-call consulting services as well as application development and implementation services related to the Force.com platform. For more information, click here.

MWBE Technical Assistance Consultant (October 3, 2011) – The Department of Small Business Services (DSBS) is seeking appropriately qualified individuals or firms (Consultants) for the Technical Assistance Program (TAP) to provide assistance to small businesses and New York City-certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) competing for and performing on City contracts in the following Industry Areas: Construction; Goods, Manufacturing and Standard Services; and Professional Services, including Architecture/Engineering. For more information, click here.

School of One (October 3, 2011) – The School of One is an innovative approach to teaching that uses a mix of live, online, and collaborative teaching to tailor instruction to the academic needs, interests, and learning preferences of each individual student. Further information on the concepts and research underpinning the School of One can be found at http://www.schoolofone.org/. If you cannot download this RFP, please send an e-mail to VendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject. Register for pre-proposal conference by September 12th, 2011 at DCPIT@schools.nyc.gov. Include solicitation number and title in the subject and the number of attendees we should expect from your organization. For more information, click here.

Real Estate Representative Services (October 6, 2011) – Bid Documents can be downloaded at here on September 12, 2011 at 12:00 Noon. Minority-owned Business Enterprise subcontracting goal: 9 percent; Women-owned Business Entity subcontracting goal: 6 percent.For more information, click here.

Advertising Strategy and Design Services (October 7, 2011) – NYCHA seeks proposals from qualified Consultants interested in providing the design strategy and vision to guide the implementation of a citywide advertising and sponsorship initiative throughout NYCHA buildings, properties and programs. Successful execution will improve resident quality of life, enhance the aesthetics of affected NYCHA developments and the New York Cityscape and bring overall increased stature, standing and relevance to the NYCHA brand. For more information, click here.

General Construction Services Citywide (October 11, 2011) – Bidders are hereby notified that this contract is subject to Prevailing Wage Rates and the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) Covering Specified Renovation and Rehabilitation of City Owned Buildings and Structures. Relevant documents regarding the PLA are found in Addendum VI of the bid materials. For more information, click here.

Academic Invention Services (October 11, 2011) – The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Office of School Programs and Partnerships, seeks proposals from organizations experienced in providing high quality professional development in Academic Intervention Services (AIS) to schools within the New York — City public school system. For more information, click here.

Time and Attendance (October 13, 2011) – The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is seeking a vendor to provide an employee time and attendance management system. The existing time and attendance system has 123 timekeeping devices in place serving approximately 13,000 individuals. Each job title has different rules regarding time and attendance. At a minimum, the new system will offer the same functionality offered by the current system, applying DOE time-keeping rules to employees based on their specific job titles. The system will record employee attendance, maintain leave balances, manage leave requests, provide for supervisor approvals, and interface with the appropriate DOE payroll systems. The new system must be compatible with the existing DOE access device “Savetime 2000 series”. For more information, click here.

Pier 1 Hotel and Residential Development (October 24, 2011) – ThePier 1 Hotel and Residential Developmentis a rare opportunity to develop a destination waterfront hotel and residential complex. The RFP seeks qualified developers for the long-term lease, development and operation of a mixed-use project, which includes hotel, residential and restaurant uses. The hotel portion of the site will accommodate between 170-225 rooms and the residential portion of the site will accommodate between 150-180 units. The site will also include parking facilities, park restrooms and park support facilities. For more information, click here.

Broadway Plaza (October 24, 2011) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) seeks proposals for the sale and redevelopment of two adjacent parcels owned by the City of New York (the “City”). The parcels are zoned C4-4 and consist of Block 3266, Lots 13 and 25, in the borough of the Bronx (“Lot 13” and “Lot 25” respectively, and collectively the “Site”). Lot 13 is an approximately 74,880-square-foot surface parking lot, located between 230th Street and Verveelen Place. Lot 25 is an approximately 5,000-square-foot demapped portion of Kimberly Place east of Broadway that connects Lot 13 to Broadway. NYCEDC will consider proposals for the entire Site or for only Lot 13. For more information, click here.

Applied Sciences Facility in New York City (October 28, 2011) – Following the strong response to a Request for Expressions of Interest issued in December 2010, New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is now issuing this Request for Proposals (this “RFP”), offering a unique opportunity to either develop a new applied sciences academic and research facility and campus or materially expand existing facilities in the City of New York (the “City”). To maintain a diverse and competitive economy, the City is seeking to expand its applied sciences capabilities. As a global business and academic capital with more than 626,000 post-secondary students, the City is poised for growth in the applied sciences arena. For a university or other degree- granting entity (each, an “Institution”) with academic and/or research programs in the applied sciences, this RFP provides an unparalleled opportunity to develop (or expand) and operate a premier state-of-the-art research facility and campus in one of the most dynamic academic, cultural and business environments in the world. For more information, click here.

Consolidated Funding Application (October 31, 2011) – As part of Governor Cuomo’s transformative plan to improve the state’s economic development model, a NYS Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) has been created that will streamline and expedite the grant application process. The CFA process marks a fundamental shift in the way state resources are allocated, ensuring less bureaucracy and greater efficiency to fulfill local economic development needs. Utilizing the CFA serving as the single entry point for access to economic development funding, applicants will no longer have to slowly navigate multiple agencies and sources without any mechanism for coordination. Now, economic development projects will use the CFA as a support mechanism to access multiple state funding sources through one application, making the process quicker, easier, and more productive. For more information, click here.

St. George Waterfront (November 10, 2011) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking expressions of interest for the disposition and redevelopment of either or both of two parcels (collectively, the “Sites”) located on the waterfront of St. George, Staten Island, New York. The Sites occupy a prominent waterfront location near a major transportation hub and a commercial, cultural, and civic center. The appropriate development of the Sites would greatly contribute to the land use goals and economic health of St. George, Staten Island’s North Shore, and the borough as a whole by creating a greater presence both locally and throughout the greater metropolitan region. For more information, click here.

Bush Terminal Ground-Up Development (due December 29, 2011) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) seeks proposals for the lease of an approximately 130,000 square foot parcel of land located on Block 725, part of Lot 1, in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn (the “Site”). The Site is part of the Bush Terminal Campus and the Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone. For more information, click here.

Saratoga Square (due May 18, 2012) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) seeks proposals for the sale or lease of an approximately 25,762 square foot parcel of land located on Block 1557, Lots 3, 4, 23, 26, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, and 37 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn (the “Site”). Through this Request For Proposals (“RFP”), NYCEDC is seeking individuals or organizations to develop the Site for a use that maximizes the creation of jobs for local residents, generates proceeds attributed to new development from tax revenue and purchase price/ground rent, and is contextually appropriate in terms of both design and use. For more information, click here.

Halleck Industrial Development Site at Hunts Point (due May 23, 2012) – The New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”), on behalf of the New York City Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”), is seeking qualified proposals to develop an unimproved parcel of land in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx under a long term ground lease. The parcel, known as the Halleck Industrial Development Site, is a prime, shovel-ready site for new construction of a modern industrial facility. For more information, click here.

Non-Secure Detention Group Homes (due May 31, 2013) – ACS Division of Youth and Family Justice is soliciting applications from organizations interested in operating non- secure detention group homes in New York City. This is an open-ended solicitation. For more information, click here.

Urbancanvas (due October 14, 2012) – The urbancanvas Design Competition was a challenge to professional artists and designers to create printed designs for temporary protective structures at construction sites to beautify New York City’s streets cape. The competition sought complementary proposals for designs to enliven different types of temporary protective structures located on City-owned property: construction fences, sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and cocoon systems. For more information, click here.

LEGISLATIVE MONITORING

After every Stated City Council meeting, Capalino+Company reviews and analyzes all introductions, resolutions and land use items. Below is a list of selected actions that we thought might be of interest to you. For a full list of the actions taken by the City Council, click here.

INT 668, introduced by Council Member Dromm on September 8th, would require the Department for the Aging to provide assistance to seniors that have bed bugs.

INT 670, introduced by Council Member Mark-Viverito on September 8th, would clarify the law on the correct way to transfer a licensed horse.

INT 671, introduced by Council Member Vacca on September 8th, would require the Department of Transportation to report on the change of roadway usage after a major transportation project is completed.

RES 999, introduced by Council Member Cabrera on September 8th, would allow the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to donate surplus computer software and equipment to public or private institutions.

CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE week of 9/19 – 9/23

Please note that this calendar is subject to change.

Committee on Land Use
Date: Monday, September 19
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Fl.
Agenda: For more information, click here.

Committee on Higher Education
Date: Monday, September 19
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Fl.
Agenda: Oversight – CUNY’s Grove School of Engineering

Committee on Waterfronts
Date: Monday, September 19
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 14th Fl.
Agenda: Oversight – North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire:
Assessing Community Outreach and the Impact on Businesses and Recreation.

Committee on Juvenile Justice
Date: Tuesday, September 20
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: RNDC unit at Riker’s Island 18-18 Hazen Street East Elmhurst N.Y. 11370
Agenda: Tour: RNDC unit at Riker’s Island

Committee on Contracts
Date: Wednesday, September 21
Time: 9:45 AM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 14th Fl.
Agenda: Intro 624-A: A Local Law to amend the New York City charter, in relation to the procedure governing agency service contracts.

Committee on Finance
Date: Wednesday, September 21
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Fl.
Agenda: For more information, click here.

Committee on Rules, Privileges, and Elections
Date: Wednesday, September 21
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Fl.
Agenda: For more information, click here.

City Council Stated Meeting
Date: Wednesday, September 21
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Emigrant Savings Bank – 49-51 Chambers Street
Agenda: For more information, click here.

Committee on Youth Services
Date: Thursday, September 22
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 14th Fl.
Agenda: For more information, click here.

Committee on General Welfare
Date: Thursday, September 22
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Fl.
Agenda: Oversight – CUNY’s Grove School of Engineering

Committee on Governmental Operations
Date: Thursday, September 22
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 14th Fl.
Agenda: For more information, click here.

Committee on Environmental Protection
Date: Thursday, September 22
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Fl.
Agenda: Oversight – The Revised Environmental Impact Statement on Hydraulic Fracturing and the New York City Drinking Water Infrastructure

Committee on Education
Date: Friday, September 23
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 14th Fl.
Agenda: Oversight – DOE’s New School Development Process

Committee on Immigration (Jointly with the Committee on Parks and Recreation)
Date: Friday, September 23
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Fl.
Agenda: Oversight – Concerns Faced by Immigrant New Yorkers Relating to the NYC Parks Department