Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that Lorraine A. Cortés-Vázquez will serve as Commissioner of the Department for the Aging. As Commissioner, Cortés-Vázquez will work to advance DFTA’s mission to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of older adults.
Executive Order 50, ESTABLISHING AN ALGORITHMS MANAGEMENT AND POLICY OFFICER, following recommendations of a mayoral task force established and convened relating to the use of automated decision systems ("ADS") in City government.
Executive Order delegating to the Commissioner of the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, or successor office, the mayoral powers and duties in connection with the implementation of Section 224.3 of the Charter, and specifying requirements pursuant to Charter Section 224.3.
City planning, policymaking, and governing should continue to be informed by accurate information about equity and disparities, toward the end that the City of New York may assess who will benefit, the extent to which any individual or group is disparately impacted, and whether the actions New York.
WHEREAS, an evaluation by outside consultants hired by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) concluded in 2016 that if the road is not reconstructed by 2026, weight restrictions may need to be added to the structure – including diverting all truck traffic to local roads;
WHEREAS, limiting plastic waste will support both the City’s Zero Waste goals and carbon reductions, and eliminating the use of City funds for the unnecessary purchase of single-use plastics will allow the City to send less waste to landfills and cut emissions associated with the production.
Due to extreme temperatures and humidity and related health risks, directs agencies to take steps to assist residents, and directs owners of certain office buildings to set thermostats no lower than 78 degrees, with certain exemptions. The Order is in effect 9AM July 19 until 11:59PM July 21, 2019.
The 2021 Disparity Report analyzes city-wide trends in racial disparities for youth and young adults in New York City across 28 indicators. The report finds that while disparities persist in four sectors (education, economic security, health and justice), outcomes have improved significantly.