Press releases are designed to inform the public of an upcoming/ongoing emergency or special event. Some emergencies include coastal storms, winter weather and extreme heat. Releases also highlight special events including Ready New York presentations and other community preparedness initiatives.
The Public Design Commission meets once a month. The meeting agendas are posted online three business days in advance of each meeting and published in the City Record. Agendas are also distributed to all City Council members, Community Boards, and City agency liaisons.
Commissioner Carmelyn P. Malalis and other members of the New York City Commission on Human Rights senior staff periodically testify before the City Council on issues involving the Commission and the NYC Human Rights Law. Testimony from Calendar Year 2016.
The Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek Storm Surge Barrier Studies project is a conceptual feasibility
study that may be used in assessing the need to advance to more a detailed and complete feasibility
study and could inform such a study or the project implementation that may follow.