This booklet is an introduction to the Administration for Children's Services (ACS), New York City's Children's Services agency. It describes the services ACS provides and where families and individuals can go for help or more information.
By implementing sustainable practices in the public right-of-way, we will conserve energy, improve air and water quality, and protect our waters, making New York City more beautiful and livable. Just as the High Performance Building Guidelines received wide acclaim and inspired comparable guidelines in other U.S. cities, we are confident that the High Performance Infrastructure Guidelines will encourage a groundswell of innovation here and throughout the nation
The Ready New York: Preparing for Emergencies guide outlines the very basic steps all New Yorkers should take to prepare for an emergency, including making a disaster plan, assembling an Emergency Supply Kit, and putting togehter a Go Bag.
The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide staff at the Administration for Children's Services (ACS) with a brief overview of immigration and language issues for the purpose of maximizing child welfare services to meet the diverse needs of New York City's immigrant communities. In order to meet these diverse needs and pursuant to Local Law 73, ACS staff is required to identify a client's primary language at initial contact, and to seek interpretive services when necessary.
This document is an introduction and resource handbook about quality lighting and energy efficient solutions for New York City projects. Its basic goal is to assist designers and project management personnel to understand the current energy codes and meet or exceed them with appropriate and creative designs. The guidelines are addressed to all the participants in projects for the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) - administrators and managers from DDC; architects and their consultants; and construction managers. Quality and energy efficient lighting must be fully integrated with the overall design process, and planned in conjunction with daylighting strategies.
This guide is designed to help businesses protect their employees, communities, and the environment from hazards, while enhancing a company's ability to recover from financial loss that results from business interruption or damage to facilities and inventory. Ready New York for Business outlines steps business owners and managers can take to prepare for any emergency.
This document is an introduction and resource handbook for understanding New York City Local Law 77. This law requires the use of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD) and best available technology (BAT) for reducing emissions form non-road equipment used on City construction projects. The handbook is addressed to all the participants in the projects for the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), but especially the administrators and managers from DDC, construction managers and contractors. Its goal is to assist these professionals to understand and meet the requirements of NYC Local Law 77.