In November 2018, New York City voters approved Charter revisions that established the New York City Civic Engagement Commission, which can be found in Chapter 76 of the New York City Charter. The Commission’s purpose is to enhance civic participation through a variety of initiatives, including participatory budgeting, expanded poll site interpretation and assistance to community boards.
For more information about the Commission please visit the Commission’s website.
The meeting is open to the public. CEC will provide a period at the end of its meeting for public comment related to the mission and activities of the Commission. Please note that public comment is limited to three minutes. This time is intended for comment and is not designated for questions and answers. To allow for comment in an orderly fashion, please sign up by emailing your name and affiliation to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm, Friday, October 25, 2019.
What if I need assistance to participate in the meeting? The meeting location is accessible to individuals using wheelchairs or other mobility devices. Free induction loop systems and ASL interpreters will be available upon request. Free interpretation services will be available in Spanish. Other languages also will be available upon request. Please make any such requests or other accessibility requests no later than 5pm, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by emailing email@example.com or calling (212) 788-6574.
The public can view a video of this meeting along with past Commission meetings and hearings on the Commission’s website, in the meetings section.