senate Bill S5659

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Extends expiration of current management of the city school district of the city of New York until June 30, 2020; aligns community district education council boundries with community board lines

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to cities
May 26, 2015 referred to cities

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S5659 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §2800, NYC Chart; amd §§2590-b, 2590-c, 2590-e & 2590-f, Ed L; amd §34, Chap 91 of 2002; amd §17, Chap 345 of 2009

S5659 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends expiration of current management of the city school district of the city of New York until June 30, 2020; aligns community district education council boundaries with community board lines.

S5659 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5659 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5659

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter  and  the  education  law,  in
  relation  to  the  New  York city community school district system; to
  amend chapter 91 of the laws of 2002, amending the education  law  and
  other  laws relating to the reorganization of the New York city school
  construction authority, board of education and community  boards;  and
  to  amend  chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, amending the education law
  relating to the New York city board of education, chancellor, communi-
  ty councils and community superintendents, in  relation  to  extending
  the expiration and repeal date of certain provisions thereof

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

  Section 1.  Paragraphs 20 and 21 of subdivision d of section  2800  of
the  New  York city charter, paragraph 20 as amended and paragraph 21 as
added by a vote of the people of the city of New  York  at  the  general
election  held  in  November 1989, are amended and a new paragraph 22 is
added to read as follows:
  (20) Within budgetary appropriations for  such  purposes,  disseminate
information  about  city  services  and  programs,  process  complaints,
requests, and inquiries of residents of the community district; [and]
  (21) Conduct substantial public outreach,  including  identifying  the
organizations  active  in  the community district, maintaining a list of
the names and mailing addresses of  such  community  organizations,  and
making  such  names  and,  with the consent of the organization, mailing
addresses available to the public upon request[.]; AND
  (22) COORDINATE WITH THE COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL,  AS  ESTABLISHED
UNDER  ARTICLE  FIFTY-TWO-A  OF  THE EDUCATION LAW, WHOSE BOUNDARIES ARE
EQUAL TO THOSE  OF  THE  COMMUNITY  DISTRICT.  THIS  COORDINATION  SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO, MAKING SPACE AVAILABLE FOR MONTHLY
MEETINGS, HELPING TO PUBLICIZE MEETINGS OF THE COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11005-03-5

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