Cozen O’Connor: The New York Note – Friday, March 9

This Week in New York – DoITT’s Design RFP, A Nightlife Mayor, New School Chancellor & Next Week’s City Council Hearings

The New York Note

DOITT releases First Ever Contract for Design Services
This week, the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications released a first of its kind RFP for design services contracts through its Government X Design: Citywide Design Services Initiative. This RFP will help New Yorkers access city resources more efficiently and equitably by creating a vetted list of design vendors that city agencies could reference when providing services.
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City Nightlife Mayor Appointed
Mayor de Blasio and Council Member Rafael Espinal announced Ariel Palitz as the city’s first Senior Executive Director of the Office of Nightlife, also known as the city’s “Nightlife Mayor”.
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A New School Chancellor
After Alberto Carvalho declined Mayor de Blasio’s school chancellor position, the mayor appointed Richard Carranza to the position. Until last week, Carranza served as superintendent of Houston, the seventh largest school district in the nation.
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City Council Hearings: Week of 3/12/18

Next Week’s Preliminary Budget Hearings: *subject to change

Name

 Meeting Date

Meeting Time

Meeting Location

Committee on Public Safety

3/12/2018

10:00 AM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Committee on Veterans

3/12/2018

1:00 PM

Committee Room - City Hall

Committee on Justice System

3/12/2018

2:00 PM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Committee on Public Safety

3/12/2018

2:00 PM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Jointly with the Committee on Justice System

Committee on Housing and Buildings

3/14/2018

10:00 AM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Committee on Environmental Protection

3/14/2018

10:00 AM

Committee Room - City Hall

Jointly with the Subcommittee on Capital Budget

Subcommittee on Capital Budget

3/14/2018

10:00 AM

Committee Room - City Hall

Jointly with the Committee on Environmental Protection

Committee on Public Housing

3/14/2018

1:00 PM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Jointly with the Subcommittee on Capital Budget

Subcommittee on Capital Budget

3/14/2018

1:00 PM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Jointly with the Committee on Public Housing

Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management

3/14/2018

1:00 PM

Committee Room - City Hall

Committee on Land Use

3/15/2018

9:30 AM

Committee Room - City Hall

Committee on Criminal Justice

3/15/2018

10:00 AM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Jointly with the Subcommittee on Capital Budget

Subcommittee on Capital Budget

3/15/2018

10:00 AM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Jointly with the Committee on Criminal Justice

Committee on Technology

3/15/2018

11:30 AM

Committee Room - City Hall

Jointly with the Committee on Land Use

Committee on Hospitals

3/15/2018

1:00 PM

Committee Room - City Hall

Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations

3/16/2018

10:00 AM

Council Chambers - City Hall

Committee on Youth Services

3/16/2018

1:00 PM

Committee Room - City Hall

 


Authors

Rose Christ

Government Relations Principal

rchrist@cozen.com

(212) 883-2248

Katie Schwab

Practice Director

kschwab@cozen.com

(212) 883-4913

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