This bill would require the Department of Design and Construction to submit quarterly reports to the speaker regarding construction contracts it manages.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 696
By Council Members Van Bramer, Brannan and Holden
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to contracts of the department of design and construction
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 6 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 6-142 to read as follows:
§ 6-142. Department of design and construction contracts. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Agency” shall mean 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.
“New York city affiliated agency” shall mean any entity the expenses of which are paid in whole or in part from the city treasury and the majority of the members of whose board are city officials or are appointed directly or indirectly by city officials.
b. The commissioner of the department of design and construction shall prepare and submit to the speaker of the council quarterly reports regarding construction contracts executed pursuant to the powers and duties set forth in subdivision a of section 1202 of the New York city charter. Such reports, which shall be submitted to the speaker of the council and posted on the website of the department of design and construction by January first, April first, July first, and October first of each year, shall include, but not be limited to, the following information for each contract: (i) the agency or New York city affiliated agency for whom the department of design and construction manages the construction project; (ii) a description of the construction project; (iii) the contractor(s) and subcontractor(s); (iv) the original contract value; (v) the total value of contract expenditures to date and funds remaining on the contract; and (vi) to the extent that such contract is modified or extended, the cost and basis for any such contract modification or extension.
§2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.
LS 1102/Int. 0524-2014