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File #: Res 0764-2011    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: 4/6/2011
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., Fernando Cabrera
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-6-11
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
4/6/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
Preconsidered Res. No. 764
 
 
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 Cabrera
 
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 the American-Italian Coalition of Organizations, Inc. (AMICO), an organization receiving funding in the amount of $25,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development pursuant to the Immigrant Opportunity Initiative to read: "ESL/Civic Services for Brooklyn."; 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 Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $5,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To help fund Peace Action Fund of New York State's participation in the Peace Fair in Brooklyn this summer, as well as to fund our efforts to start educational student clubs at colleges and universities in the NYC area, including at the College of Staten Island."; 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 Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $5,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To purchase art supplies for the after-school program."; 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 Midtown Management Group, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $25,000 within the budget of the Department of Cultural Affairs to read: "To provide senior center workshop programs at Baisley Park Senior Center."; 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 Harlem Community Development Corporation, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $10,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To support efforts to preserve and memorialize the history of the Harlem African Burial Ground."; 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 United Senior Citizen Center of Sunset Park, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Elevator Project funding."; 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 Together We Are, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $16,875 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To purchase food to be provided to members of the community in need."; 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 Bobbi and the Strays, Inc. an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $1,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Support for educational programs in local schools on animal cruelty."; 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 Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development . The Description/Scope of Services for such organization listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense to read: "Fund Children and Families Activities on July 24, 2010 at Governors Island."; 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 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 to read: "This 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 District 3 currently attending school at City-as-School, Landmark, and at Fashion Industries.  We distribute our publications throughout the city, including many schools, after school programs and other organizations in the district 3."; 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 Notes in Motion, an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "After-School Performance and Dance program in Public School 63M."; 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 Our Firefighter's Children's Foundation, an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Provide affordable educational art venues to school-age children in Council District 21 with an after school program."; 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 Additionally,   this Resolution amends the description for the Description/Scope of Services for the City-ARTS, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "During the summer of 2010, CITYarts will continue its work with Harlem RBI and professional New York artist, Maria Berrio, to create a large mural with the youth of Harlem. Work will begin with a series of workshops facilitated by Berrio and in collaboration with artist, Jordan Taler. Following these creative exercises, the kids of Harlem RBI will work with Berrio on a large-scale mural project, measuring approximately 10 x 25 feet.  Some of the workshops will include poetry writing and drawing portraits; CITYarts is planning to incorporate them in a self-published book."; 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 Women's Expressive Theater, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "WET mentors young women interested in working in the arts and production, through a comprehensive internship program, which provides women in the beginning of their careers skills in script coverage, sales, marketing, public speaking, grant writing, sponsorship proposals and leadership skills. These internships often culminate with WET suggesting and securing paid positions for the intern in the entertainment industry. This mentorship program helps young women (new college graduates or college students) to gain confidence in themselves as professionals, by apprenticing powerful and experienced women working in leadership positions, who provide inspiration, encouragement and an education needed in today's business world."; 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 Early Stages Program, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $70,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Fund live theatre programs and related operational costs."; 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 Central Harlem Senior Citizens Coalition, Inc., an organization receiving aging discretionary funding in the amount of $28,000 within the budget of the Department for the Aging to read: "For "Senior Chat" Telephone Reassurance Program and "Healthy Living for Longer Life" overnight senior retreat providing Healthy Living and Healthy Eating seminars and activities."
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, 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 certain organizations receiving local and youth discretionary funding in accordance therewith; now, therefore be it
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the
American-Italian Coalition of Organizations, Inc. (AMICO), an organization receiving funding  pursuant to the Immigrant Opportunity Initiative to read: "ESL/Civic Services for Brooklyn."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the
Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $5,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To help fund Peace Action Fund of New York State's participation in the Peace Fair in Brooklyn this summer, as well as to fund our efforts to start educational student clubs at colleges and universities in the NYC area, including at the College of Staten Island."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $5,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To purchase art supplies for the after-school program."; and be it further
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Midtown Management Group, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $25,000 within the budget of the Department of Cultural Affairs to read: "To provide senior center workshop programs at Baisley Park Senior Center."; and be it further
      Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Harlem Community Development Corporation, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $10,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To support efforts to preserve and memorialize the history of the Harlem African Burial Ground."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the United Senior Citizen Center of Sunset Park, Inc., an organization receiving local discretionary funding within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Elevator Project funding.";
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Together We Are, an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $16,875 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "To purchase food to be provided to members of the community in need."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Bobbi and the Strays, Inc. an organization receiving local discretionary funding in the amount of $1,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Support for educational programs in local schools on animal cruelty"; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development . The Description/Scope of Services for such organization listed in the Fiscal 2011 Expense to read: "Fund Children and Families Activities on July 24, 2010 at Governors Island."; 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 to read: "This 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 District 3 currently attending school at City-as-School, Landmark, and at Fashion Industries.  We distribute our publications throughout the city, including many schools, after school programs and other organizations in the district 3."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Notes in Motion, an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "After-School Performance and Dance program in Public School 63M."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Our Firefighter's Children's Foundation, an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Provide affordable educational art venues to school-age children in Council District 21 with an after school program."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the City-ARTS, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "During the summer of 2010, CITYarts will continue its work with Harlem RBI and professional New York artist, Maria Berrio, to create a large mural with the youth of Harlem. Work will begin with a series of workshops facilitated by Berrio and in collaboration with artist, Jordan Taler. Following these creative exercises, the kids of Harlem RBI will work with Berrio on a large-scale mural project, measuring approximately 10 x 25 feet.  Some of the workshops will include poetry writing and drawing portraits; CITYarts is planning to incorporate them in a self-published book."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Community Development pursuant to the Immigrant Opportunity Initiative to read: "ESL/Civic funding in the amount of $25,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development pursuant to the Immigrant Opportunity Initiative to read: "ESL/Civic Services for Brooklyn."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Women's Expressive Theater, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $3,500 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "WET mentors young women interested in working in the arts and production, through a comprehensive internship program, which provides women in the beginning of their careers skills in script coverage, sales, marketing, public speaking, grant writing, sponsorship proposals and leadership skills. These internships often culminate with WET suggesting and securing paid positions for the intern in the entertainment industry. This mentorship program helps young women (new college graduates or college students) to gain confidence in themselves as professionals, by apprenticing powerful and experienced women working in leadership positions, who provide inspiration, encouragement and an education needed in today's business world."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Early Stages Program, Inc., an organization receiving youth discretionary funding in the amount of $70,000 within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development to read: "Fund live theatre programs and related operational costs."; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new Description/Scope of Services for the Central Harlem Senior Citizens Coalition, Inc., an organization receiving aging discretionary funding in the amount of $28,000 within the budget of the Department for the Aging to read: "For "Senior Chat" Telephone Reassurance Program and "Healthy Living for Longer Life" overnight senior retreat providing Healthy Living and Healthy Eating seminars and activities."; 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; 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; 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; 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 Mental Health Contracts Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2011 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 4; 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 Fiscal 2011 Partial PEG Restoration-Senior Center Closing, 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 Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative, as set forth in Chart 6; 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 HIV-Faith Based Initiative, 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 certain organizations receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2010 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  within the budget of the Department of Youth and Community Development in accordance with the Fiscal 2010 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 9.
 
 
 
 
 
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