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File #: Res 0421-2010    Version: * Name: Approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 8/25/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Fiscal 2010 and Fiscal 2011 Expense Budgets.
Sponsors: Domenic M. Recchia, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8/25/10
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8/25/2010*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2010*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2010*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2010*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2010*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Preconsidered Res. No. 421

 

Resolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Fiscal 2010 and Fiscal 2011 Expense Budgets.

 

By Council Member Recchia

 

Whereas, On June 29, 2010 the Council of the City of New York (the “City 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 Description/Scope of Services for Friends of Frederick E. Samuel Foundation, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $6,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development; and

Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for Youth Communication/New York Center, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $5,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development in the Fiscal 2011 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 Description/Scope of Services for Enact, Inc. an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development in 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 Description/Scope of Services for New York State Tenants and Neighbors Information Service, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $7,000 within the budget of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development in 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 Description/Scope of Services for

the Immigrant Opportunity Initiative, an Initiative receiving funding within the Department of Youth and Community Development in the amount of $4,500,000 to be dispersed in various amount to numerous program providers; and

Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for

the Adult Literacy Services Initiative, an Initiative receiving funding within the Department of Youth and Community Development in the amount of $1,500,000 to be dispersed in various amount to numerous program providers; and

Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget by approving the new Description/Scope of Services for

the Adult Literacy Services PEG Restoration, an allocation to restore $3,500,000 to programs in

 

the Adult Literacy Services Initiative within the Department of Youth and Community

 

Development; 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 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 19, 2009 the Council of the City of New York (the “City Council”) adopted the expense budget for fiscal year 2010 with various programs and initiatives (the “Fiscal 2010 Expense Budget”); and

Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2010 Expense Budget by approving the new designation and changes in the designation of a certain organization receiving local discretionary funding; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Friends of Frederick E. Samuel Foundation, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $6,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development. The Description/Scope of Services for such program listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget will now read: “To provide basketball tryouts and tournaments for Girls' Slam Jam.” ; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Youth Communication/New York Center, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $5,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development in the Fiscal 2011 Budget. The Description/Scope of Services for such program listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget will now read: “The grant would support Youth Communication's journalism training and publishing programs for New York public high schools students. The programs help young people acquire the skills and information they need to make thoughtful choices about their lives, contribute to their communities, and make the most of their educational and career opportunities. The program trains young people from schools throughout the city including many in Council District 3. They distribute our publications throughout the city, including many schools, after-school programs and other organizations in Council District 3.”; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Enact, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget.  The Description/Scope of Services for Enact, Inc., listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget will now read: “Three days of creative drama workshops after-school based upon needs at Repertory Company High School. The ENACT Social and Emotional Skill Building Program will teach three workshops by two highly trained ENACT Teaching Artists. The after-school program will culminate in a performance that will portray the real obstacles that students face in school and in the community. The target population will include public school students and their families. The geographic area served will be Council District 3. The program will operate for 2 months of the year from 9am-5pm.”; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the New York State Tenants and Neighbors Information Service, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $7,000 within the budget of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget. The Description/Scope of Services for such program listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget will now read: “To provide support at Tivoli Towers with work that focuses on helping low and moderate income tenants to preserve at-risk affordable housing.”;  and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Immigrant Opportunity Initiative, an Initiative receiving funding within the Department of Youth and Community Development in the amount of $4,500,000 to be dispersed in various amount to numerous program providers.  The Description/Scope of Services for such Initiative listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget will now read: “This is a partial restoration of funding to help immigrant adults gain access to information and resources and to strengthen their participation in the democratic process. Specifically, this initiative provides funding for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, legal services for recent immigrants to assist with applications for citizenship or permanent residency, and legal services that focus specifically on wage and hour disputes and other workplace issues.  For awards above $10,000.00, programs will be required to achieve service levels, rates and outcomes as specified for the corresponding service funded in the Department of Youth and Community Development’s existing immigrant services contracts.”; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Adult Literacy Services Initiative, an Initiative receiving funding within the Department of Youth and Community Development in the amount of $1,500,000 to be dispersed in various amount to numerous program providers.    The Description/Scope of Services for such Initiative listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget will now read:  “This funding creates additional basic literacy, ESOL and GED classes for adults who cannot read, write and speak English, along with support services such as counseling and case management.  For awards above $10,000.00, programs will be required to achieve service levels, rates and outcomes as specified for the corresponding service funded in the Department of Youth and Community Development’s existing Adult Literacy contracts.”; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the

 

Adult Literacy Services PEG Restoration, an allocation to restore $3,500,000 to programs in the Adult Literacy Services Initiative within the Department of Youth and Community Development.    The Description/Scope of Services for such PEG Restoration listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget will now read: “This allocation represents a PEG restoration of $3.5 million to programs to achieve service levels, rates and outcomes as specified for the corresponding service funded in the Department of Youth and Community Development’s existing Adult Literacy contracts. For awards above $10,000.00, programs will be required to achieve service levels, rates and outcomes as specified for the corresponding service funded in the Department of Youth and Community Development’s existing Adult Literacy contracts.”; 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 2011 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 1, attached hereto as Exhibit A; 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 2011 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 2, attached hereto as Exhibit B; 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 3, attached hereto as Exhibit C; and be it further 

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation of certain organizations receiving funding in various amounts in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, pursuant to the Immigrant Opportunities Initiative, as set forth in Chart 4, attached hereto as Exhibit D; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation of certain organizations receiving funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, pursuant to the Injection Drug Users Health Alliance Initiative, as set forth in Chart 5, attached hereto as Exhibit E; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation of certain organizations receiving funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, pursuant to the Infant Mortality Reduction, as set forth in Chart 6, attached hereto as Exhibit F; and be it further

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation of the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, Inc. to receive funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, pursuant to the Autism Awareness Initiative, as set forth in Chart 7, attached hereto as Exhibit G; and be it further 

Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in designation of the SBH Community Service Network, Inc. (Sephardic Bikur Chomlim) to  receive funding, in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, pursuant to the Geriatric Mental Health Initiative, as set forth in Chart 8, attached hereto as Exhibit H; 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 2010 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 9, attached hereto as Exhibit I.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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