Tag: Budget


Speaker Mark-Viverito, Mayor de Blasio and City Council Announce FY 2015 Budget Agreement to Increase Policing on City Streets And Extend Free Lunch to City Students.

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 To Adopt City’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget.

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

Speaker Quinn, Mayor Bloomberg, City Council Announce FY2014 Budget Agreement; City Budget Maintains Vital Services and Shows Improving NYC Economy Despite Federal Sequestration.

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 To Adopt City’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget.

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

Speaker Quinn, Mayor Bloomberg and Members of the City Council Successfully Restore Vital Child Care Services in FY 2013 Budget Agreement.

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

Statement by City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Finance Chair Domenic M. Recchia Jr. Re: FY 2012 Budget

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

Joint Statement by Aging Chair Jessica Lappin and Senior Center Chair David Greenfield About Department for the Aging Budget

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

Speaker Quinn and Finance Chair Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Propose Alternative Cuts to the Deparment of Education Budget to Prevent Teacher Layoffs

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 Votes To Adopt Fiscal Year 2011 Budget

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

Speaker Quinn, Mayor Bloomberg and Members of the City Council Announce Agreement for On-Time, Balanced City Budget with No Tax Increases for Fiscal Year 2011

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