This bill would require the City’s Chief Procurement Officer to report annually (no later than October 1 of each year) on the total number and dollar value of contracts awarded by each agency in the prior fiscal year to vendors with their principal place of business in New York City, New York State, and outside of New York State. The information would further be provided by category of procurement: professional services, standard services, and goods. The report would be delivered to the Council and available on the website of the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 513
By Council Member Lancman
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on city contracting with local vendors
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Title 6 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 6-143 to read as follows:
§6-143 Reporting on contracting with New York city and New York state vendors. a. For purposes of this section:
Agency. The term “agency” means a city, county, borough, or other office, position, administration, department, division, bureau, board or commission, or a corporation, institution or agency of government, the expenses of which are paid in whole or in part from the city treasury.
City chief procurement officer. The term “city chief procurement officer” means the person to whom the mayor has delegated authority to coordinate and oversee the procurement activity of mayoral agency staff, including the agency chief contracting officers and any offices that have oversight responsibility for procurement.
Construction. The term “construction” means construction, reconstruction, demolition, excavation, renovation, alteration, improvement, rehabilitation, or repair of any building, facility, physical structure of any kind.
Industry classification. The term “industry classification” means one of the following classifications: (a) construction; (b) professional services; (c) standard services; and (d) goods.
New York city vendor. The term “New York city vendor” means a vendor whose principal place of business is physically located within the city of New York.
New York state vendor. The term “New York state vendor” means a vendor whose principal place of business is physically located outside the city of New York but within the state of New York.
Professional services. The term “professional services” means services that require specialized skills and the exercise of judgment, including but not limited to accountants, lawyers, doctors, computer programmers and consultants, architectural and engineering services, and construction management services.
Standard services. The term “standard services” means services other than professional services.
b. Not later than October 1 of each year, the city chief procurement officer shall submit to the speaker and publish on the mayor’s office of contract services website a report detailing the city’s contracting with New York city and New York state vendors during the prior fiscal year. Such report shall include the following information, disaggregated by agency:
(1) the number and total dollar value of contracts awarded to New York city vendors, disaggregated by industry classification;
(2) the number and total dollar value of contracts awarded to New York state vendors, disaggregated by industry classification;
(3) the number and total dollar value of contracts awarded, disaggregated by industry classification.
§2. This local law takes effect immediately.
LS #9429/Int. No. 1808-2017