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File #: Int 1055-2016    Version: * Name: Compensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 2/5/2016
Enactment date: 2/19/2016 Law number: 2016/019
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to compensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys
Sponsors: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Brad S. Lander, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would amend the annual salary of the Mayor to $258,750, the annual salary of the Public Advocate to $184,800, the annual salary of the Members of the City Council to $148,500, the annual salary of the Speaker of the City Council to $164,500, the annual salary of the Borough Presidents to $179,200, the annual salary of the Comptroller to $209,050 and the annual salary of the District Attorneys to $212,800.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1055, 3. Committee Report 2/3/16, 4. Hearing Testimony 2/3/16, 5. Hearing Transcript 2/3/16, 6. February 5, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report 2/5/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 2/5/16, 9. Fiscal Impact Statement, 10. Mayor's Letter, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-5-16, 12. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 5, 2016, 13. Local Law 19
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Preconsidered Int. No. 1055

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito) and Council Members Lander and Dickens

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to compensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 4 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 51 for the year 2006, is amended to read as follows:

§ 4. Election; term; salary. The mayor shall be elected at the general election in the year nineteen hundred sixty-five and every fourth year thereafter. The mayor shall hold office for a term of four years commencing on the first day of January after each such election. A mayor who resigns or is removed from office prior to the completion of a full term shall be deemed to have held that office for a full term for purposes of section 1138 of the charter. The salary of the mayor shall be two hundred [twenty-five] fifty-eight thousand seven hundred fifty dollars a year.

§ 2. Subdivision a of section 26 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 51 for the year 2006, is amended to read as follows:

a. The salary of the public advocate shall be one hundred [sixty-five] eighty-four thousand eight hundred dollars a year.

§ 3. Subdivision b of section 26 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law 51 for the year 2006, is amended to read as follows:

b. The salary of each council member shall be one hundred [twelve] forty-eight thousand five hundred dollars a year, except that the salary of the speaker shall be one hundred sixty-four thousand five hundred dollars a year. In addition any council member, while serving as a committee chairperson or other officer of the council, may also be paid, in addition to such salary, an allowance fixed by resolution, after a hearing, for the particular and additional services pertaining to the additional duties of such position.

§ 4. Subdivision c of section 81 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 51 for the year 2006, is amended to read as follows:

c. The salary of the borough president shall be one hundred [sixty] seventy-nine thousand two hundred dollars a year.

§ 5. Section 91 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 51 for the year 2006, is amended to read as follows:

§ 91. Election; term; salary. The comptroller shall be elected by the electors of the city at the same time and for the same terms as in this charter prescribed for the mayor. A comptroller who resigns or is removed from office prior to completion of a full term shall be deemed to have served a full term for purposes of section 1138 of the charter. The salary of the comptroller shall be [one hundred eighty-five] two hundred nine thousand fifty dollars a year.

§ 6. Section 1125 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 51 for the year 2006, is amended to read as follows:

§ 1125. Salaries of the district attorneys. Each of the district attorneys of the counties of New York, Bronx, Kings, Queens and Richmond shall receive an annual salary equal to the compensation received by a justice of the supreme court in the county in which such district attorney has been elected and is serving, or [one hundred ninety] two hundred twelve thousand eight hundred dollars a year, whichever is greater.

§ 7. Sections one, two, and four through six of this local law take effect 45 days after they become law, and shall be retroactive to, and deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after, January 1, 2016. Section three of this local law takes effect 45 days after it becomes law or when the council has repealed all allowances for council members by resolution, whichever is later, and at such time shall be retroactive to, and deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after, January 1, 2016.

 

 

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