1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Authorities
  4. Article 5: Public Utility Authorities
  5. Title 11: Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Authority


Section 1279-A Management advisory board

Public Authorities (PBA)

1. There is hereby created in the office of the metropolitan transportation authority inspector general a management advisory board, consisting of thirteen members appointed by the governor, of whom two shall be appointed upon nomination by the temporary president of the senate, two upon nomination by the speaker of the assembly, one upon nomination by the minority leader of the senate and one upon nomination by the minority leader of the assembly. All members shall serve for a term of three years, except that, of the two members first appointed upon nomination by the temporary president of the senate, one shall serve for a term of two years and one shall serve for a term of one year; of the two members first appointed upon nomination by the speaker of the assembly, one shall serve for a term of two years and one shall serve for a term of one year; and, of two of the members first appointed by the governor without nomination by any other person, two shall each serve for a term of two years and two shall each serve for a term of one year. One of the members appointed to the management advisory board directly by the governor shall be designated by the governor to serve as its chairman.

  2. All members of the management advisory board shall be residents of the metropolitan transportation district, and shall be persons with substantial experience in the management of private enterprise, in the delivery of public services, or in labor or labor-management relations.

  3. The management advisory board shall assist the metropolitan transportation authority inspector general in identifying ways to improve services, reduce costs and increase the efficiency of the authority and its subsidiaries, the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority or the New York city transit authority and its subsidiary.

  4. No later than April first, nineteen hundred eighty-four, and annually thereafter, the management advisory board shall submit to the governor and the legislature a report on its activities during the previous year.

  5. The office of the metropolitan transportation authority inspector general shall provide the management advisory board with such staff support as may be required for the performance of its duties.

  6. Members of the management advisory board shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for expenses reasonably incurred in the performance of their duties.