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File #: Int 1717-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring attendance records of city agencies be kept at borough board meetings and community board meetings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 9/27/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring attendance records of city agencies be kept at borough board meetings and community board meetings
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Vincent J. Gentile, Carlos Menchaca, Annabel Palma
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: In an effort to improve accountability, this bill would require borough boards and community boards to keep attendance records of city agencies at borough board meetings and community board meetings.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1717, 2. Int. No. 1717, 3. September 27, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/27/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/27/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1717

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Gentile, Menchaca and Palma

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring attendance records of city agencies be kept at borough board meetings and community board meetings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 11 of subdivision b of section 85 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:

(11) Keep a public record of its activities and transactions, including minutes of meetings, majority and minority reports, by-laws, the attendance records of city agencies, and all documents which the board is required by law to review; such documents shall, in accordance with law, be made available to elected officials upon request and for reasonable public inspection. Attendance records of city agencies shall be presented annually in the form of a report to the mayor, public advocate, the borough president for the applicable borough and the member or members of the city council who represent an area of the borough; and

§ 2. Paragraph 8 of subdivision d of section 2800 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:

 (8) Request the attendance of agency representatives at meetings of the community board and keep a record of such attendance. Such attendance records shall be presented annually in the form of a report to the mayor and public advocate, and to the borough president of the borough in which the community board is located and the member or members of the city council who represent the area covered by the community board;

§ 3.   This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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