New York City has the largest job listings in America, but the cost of living is also higher than most. That said, training City workers to perform contracted IT duties, and strengthening oversight of contractors, are excellent steps to addressing the ballooning costs of City contracting positions well within the scope of municipal workers. We are working hard to have this action reversed, but unless the state dollars are restored, DFTA will be forced to close up to 105 of its 256 senior centers,” said Christopher Miller Director of Public Affairs, NYC Department for the Aging.
The Office of Council Member Letitia James has recently learned that in accordance with the New York City administrative code, an upcoming installation of parking meters will affect the 35th Council District. Beginning May 2011, the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC-DOT) will install single-space parking meters on both the east and west sides of Troy Avenue from Empire Boulevard to Crown Street, The meter rate will be $.25 per 20 minutes. The NYC-DOT expects that inconvenience to motorists will be minimal; however, should you have any further questions, you are encouraged to contact the Brooklyn Borough Commissioner’s office at (718) 222-7259.
Title XX is funding administered by the Social Security Act of the United States Department of Health and Human Services: Administration for Children and Families, and the Office of Community Services. This proposed loss of $25.2M in the Department for the Aging (DFTA) senior center budget equates to an estimated 1/3 of overall funding for senior centers. NYC Service dispatches 150 NYC Civic Corps members to serve full-time with partnering nonprofits and City agencies, who work to build and support host organization’s capacity to engage and manage volunteers.
The NYC Civic Corps, an AmeriCorps program run by NYC Service, unites a diverse group of professionals to assist organizations and City agencies in increasing their organizational capacity to engage volunteers and building sustainable volunteer initiatives. As an AmeriCorps program, NYC Service reimburses partner organizations (host sites) for the cost of providing stipends to NYC Civic Corps members for the duration of their term of service.
Organizations selected to receive a team of NYC Civic Corps members will be assigned a group of at least two corps members trained in volunteer management. Through its scholarship program, the AABE seeks to increase the number of African Americans and other minority groups in energy-related fields. If you have any specific questions regarding the Pre-K admissions process, visit or call the Office of Student Enrollment at 718-935-2009. Furthermore, you may look up your property tax records on the City’s Department of Finance website.