Amendment of Rules Governing Reimbursement of Nonpublic Schools for Certain Security Services

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

 

Statement of Basis and Purpose

On January 5, 2016, Local Law 2 of 2016 (“the Law”) was enacted.  The Law empowers the Mayor of the City of New York (“the Mayor”) to authorize a program to reimburse qualifying nonpublic schools for the cost of procuring certain security services.  By letter dated March 30, 2016, the Mayor authorized this reimbursement program for the 2016-17 school year.  The Law also authorizes the Mayor to designate an agency or agencies to administer the reimbursement program.  By letter dated March 10, 2016, the Mayor designated the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (“DCAS”) as the Law’s administering agency.  Finally, the Law authorizes DCAS to promulgate rules for the administration of the reimbursement program. 

The amendment to the rules:

  • Amends the date by which new and existing schools must submit their applications to participate in the reimbursement program for the 2017-2018 school year and for subsequent years in which the reimbursement program is authorized.  

DCAS’s authority for these rules is found in sections 811 and 1043 of the New York City Charter and sections 10-172(c) and 10-172(m) of the Administrative Code of the City of New York.

Public Hearing
Subject: 

Amendment of Rules Governing Reimbursement of Nonpublic Schools for Certain Security Services

Public Hearing Date: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Location: 
Auditorium
125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013