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File #: Res 1400-2012    Version: * Name: Approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 6/28/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.
Sponsors: Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript 6-28-12, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-12
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/28/2012*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2012*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2012*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2012*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2012*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
Preconsidered Res. No. 1400
 
Resolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.
 
 
By Council Members Recchia and Cormie
Whereas, On June 29, 2011 the Council of the City of New York (the "City Council") adopted the expense budget for fiscal year 2012 with various programs and initiatives (the "Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget"); and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving local, aging, and youth discretionary funding, and by approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding pursuant to certain initiatives in accordance therewith; and
Whereas, On June 29, 2010 the Council adopted the expense budget for fiscal year 2011 with various programs and initiatives (the "Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget"); and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget by approving the new designation and changes in the designation of a certain organization receiving local and youth discretionary funding in accordance with the 2011 Expense Budget; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for The Midwood Development Corporation, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $5,000 within the Department of Small Business Services, to read "To provide assistance to the Midwood Merchants Association, and continue to recruit new members from the merchants and business in the Midwood shopping district, and to facilitate the annual Midwood food tour, and other events."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for The Maspeth Chamber of Commerce, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $5,000 within the Department of Small Business Services, to read "Funds will provide Marketing the Area to include Printing of Sales Guide and Holiday Lights."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for The Hollaback, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $20,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "To develop iPhone and Android apps that will allow New Yorkers to report harassment to the city, and for the city to respond with resources, referrals and information on how to file a criminal report, if necessary. The information collected will be publicly available on ihollaback.org."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for The Hollaback, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $5,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "To conduct a community safety audit in East Elmhurst, Corona, and Jackson Heights, Queens."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Hebrew Tabernacle of Washington Heights, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $3,500 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "Funds to be used for the purchase of new stove."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Kingsbridge Heights Neighborhood Improvement Association, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $15,000 within the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, to read "To provide counseling and outreach and to meet with tenant groups and tenant associations."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Little League Raiders Baseball, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $5,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "Funds to be used to support the after-school program and a youth baseball league at Monroe High School."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Margert Community Corporation, an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $75,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "It is universally recognized that youth leadership development is key to building civic capacity and long-term community sustainability in NYC's inner-city neighborhoods. The purpose of these funds is to provide programs that teach useful skills and build the self-confidence of young people and ensure capable, effective leaders for the next generation.  PEEC provides our youth with unmatched enrichment opportunities in a relaxed, natural environment. Our program is designed to inspire outstanding youth to reach their full leadership potential.  Additionally, recent national trends including an increase in youth civic service and new emphasis on civic education in schools indicate a growing need for leadership training to ensure young people are prepared to participate in political and civic life. Funding will also provide community engagement concerts and one-time events."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Northeast Queens Jewish Community Council, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $5,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "NEQJCC in collaboration with other JCCs, Youth Boards, Community Partners, Local Ys, cultural and ethnic organizations provides programs, training and forums that foster a better understanding of differences and similarities among different ethnic groups to eliminate anti-semitism and ethnic discrimination. Eight years ago, we began the Harmony initiative to unite different ethnic groups in the form of Food Drives in Spring and Fall, Coat Drives and Toy Drives.  These drives are very successful and become more successful every year as the need grows.  Last year we collected over a ton of food and hundreds of coats."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Vision Urbana, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $8,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "This funding will help underwrite critical program staffing such as an activity specialist and tutors for our summer program."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Brooklyn Chinese-American Association, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $25,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "The requested funds will be used toward BCAs After-School Enrichment Program at P.S 106 including: hiring several Recreational Specialists, purchasing arts and crafts supplies and taking students on field trips."; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget in the amount of $5,000 within the Department of Youth and Community Development, to read "Yeshiva University is requesting funding for the YU Heights Initiative.";  now, therefore be it
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for certain organizations receiving local and youth discretionary funding in the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget; and be it further
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 1; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving aging discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 2; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of a certain organization receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 3; and be it further
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving funding pursuant to the Food Pantries-DYCD Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 4.
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving funding  pursuant to the HIV/AIDS Faith Based Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 5; and be it further
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving funding pursuant to the YMCA- The Y After School Program Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 6.
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving funding  pursuant to a  Partial PEG Restoration for HHC Substance Abuse Service in accordance with the Fiscal 2012 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 7; and be it further
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of a certain organization receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 8; and be it further
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 9.
 
TE #6-28-12  
LS3437