assembly Bill A5698

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes and empowers a neighborhood parks alliance within the New York city department of parks and recreation

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to cities
Mar 03, 2015 referred to cities

A5698 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add ยง18-142, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7863

A5698 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes and empowers a neighborhood parks alliance within the New York City department of parks and recreation.

A5698 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5698

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 3, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Cities

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to establishing and empowering a neighborhood parks  alliance
  within the New York city department of parks and recreation

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
by adding a new section 18-142 to read as follows:
  S 18-142 NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS ALLIANCE. 1. ESTABLISHMENT. THERE IS HERE-
BY  ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE DEPARTMENT A NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS ALLIANCE TO
EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
  2. BOARD. (A) THE ALLIANCE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY A BOARD WHICH SHALL BE
COMPOSED OF EIGHT MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (1) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY EACH  BOROUGH  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (2)  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK;
  (3) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE  CITY  COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (4)  ONE  MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF THE CITY
OF NEW YORK.
  (B) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, IN MAKING APPOINTMENTS, EACH APPOINTING
AUTHORITY SHALL ENDEAVOR TO HAVE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD REFLECT THE
RACIAL, ETHNIC, GENDER, LANGUAGE AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY OF THE CITY OF
NEW YORK.
  (C) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE  MEMBERSHIP  SHALL  INCLUDE  ACTIVE
MEMBERS  OF  PARK  ADVOCACY  ORGANIZATIONS OR THOSE THAT HAVE EXPERIENCE
WORKING ON URBAN OPEN SPACE DEVELOPMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00837-01-5

A. 5698                             2

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