Balanced, Responsible Budget Preserves 57 NYCHA Community and Senior Centers, Supports Job Growth and Legal Services, Expands the Council’s Crisis Management System and Delivers Results to Uplift All New Yorkers
City Hall – City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Members and Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a progressive, balanced and fiscally responsible Budget Agreement for Fiscal Year 2015 that fulfills the Council and Administration’s vision for a City that helps and uplifts all New Yorkers. READ MORE
Council will vote to override the Mayor’s veto of the Paid Sick Time Act
Council will vote on legislation to enhance public safety and increase the public’s confidence in the City’s police force
New York, NY- Today, the City Council will vote to adopt the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget, marking the eighth consecutive, on-time balanced budget that City Council Speaker Christine C. READ MORE
Budget Agreement Keeps all Public Libraries and Pools Open, Restores Cuts to Child Care and After School Services
Council Prevents Layoff of Hundreds of NYCHA Employees and Stops Closure of Community and Senior Centers at NYCHA Facilities
Quinn: City Negotiations for 2014 Budget Proof Positive That Brinkmanship and Gridlock Should Take a Back Seat to Delivering for New Yorkers
CITY HALL – Council Speaker Christine C. READ MORE
Council will vote to override Mayoral vetoes of living wage legislation, the Responsible Banking Act and an amendment to the NYC Collective Bargaining Law.
Council will also vote to approve the Upper West Side Special Enhanced Commercial District.
New York, NY- Today, the City Council will vote to adopt the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget, marking the 11th consecutive year that this Council and the Mayor have reached an on-time, balanced budget. READ MORE
Both child care and after school services are restored at or above their FY 2012 levels, saving tens of thousands of slots and making services available to nearly 4,000 more children
CITY HALL – Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Finance Chair Domenic M. Recchia Jr. and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced an agreement on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget. READ MORE
Since March, the City Council has held hundreds of hours of hearings, received thousands of letters and e-mails, and fielded countless phone calls from New Yorkers who are concerned about the future of New York City.
We share many of their concerns, and this Council is committed to protecting core services for the people of New York City – and to doing so in a fiscally responsible way. READ MORE
The Administration has proposed significant cuts to senior centers for next year, totaling $22 million. This 16 percent decrease from this year’s funding will further stress centers that are already struggling. At the same time, the administration is proposing moving forward with new, “innovative” senior centers at a cost of nearly $4 million.
While we support the idea of our city’s senior centers evolving and bringing them into the 21st century, we must also ensure that funding for the existing system is enough to sustain them. READ MORE
We have grave concerns about a budget that allows for teacher layoffs and the immensely damaging effects they would have on our education system. Make no mistake – we will do everything in our power to prevent teacher layoffs.
The City has spent years of effort at improving our school system and working to ensure every child is provided with a valuable learning experience. READ MORE
Council to restore critical services for most in-need New Yorkers; Budget is on-time and fiscally responsible
City Hall – After last week’s budget agreement between the City Council and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, the Council will vote on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 budget. Despite limited resources from the State, and a lack of declining stimulus dollars, the Council will adopt a fiscally-responsible, timely budget that will not raise City taxes. READ MORE
The Council will restore critical services in the interest of protecting children, maintaining public safety and keeping libraries open
CITY HALL – Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg tonight announced an agreement on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 budget. Despite limited resources from the State, and a lack of stimulus dollars, the Council will adopt a timely budget. READ MORE