If you are applying for housing through the West 45th Lottery and need a letter from the Conflicts of Interest Board, you must fill out and submit a Letter Request Form. Click this link to download a version of the form in PDF format, and this link for a version of the form in MS Word format. The text of the form contains further instructions for submitting your letter request to COIB.
The Conflicts of Interest Board announces a public meeting of the Board on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 9:15 a.m., at the offices of Schulte Roth & Zabel, 919 Third Avenue, 24th Floor, New York, New York. On the public agenda may be the Board’s consideration of amendments to Chapter 68 of the New York City Charter. To determine whether any item will be held in public session or, for any person planning to attend the meeting, to facilitate access through the building’s security, please contact the Board’s General Counsel, Wayne Hawley, at (212) 442-1415 before 5:00 P.M. on March 17th.
New Ethics Express
The Conflicts of Interest Board has released a new episode of Ethics Express: Conflicts of Interest Explained in Five Minutes or Less. This series of short videos takes a thoughtful, talk-show-style approach to explaining basic principles of the City’s Conflicts of Interest Law. Watch the new installment on the City's post-employment rules below, and stay tuned for more! Click here for previous installments.
Public Service Puzzler!
Announcing the March edition of the Public Service Puzzler (in PDF), a new contest brought to you by the City’s Conflicts of Interest Board! Spending just five minutes with the City’s Conflicts of Interest Law could win you prizes! Each month a new puzzle, question, or other activity will be brought to you by the Board’s Training and Education Unit. All you have to do is give five minutes of thoughtful consideration. Click here to visit the Public Service Puzzler home page for more information, including an interview with last month’s winner!
Notice of Adoption of Amendment to Rule on the Dollar Amount With Respect to “Ownership Interest”
The Conflicts of Interest Board adjusted the dollar amount in the definition of “ownership interest” (Section 1-11 of Title 53 of the Rules of the City of New York) as required by Section 2603(a) of Chapter 68 of the New York City Charter. The text of the amended rule and statement of basis and purpose can be found in the PDF document below or by linking to NYCRules here.
● Notice of Adoption - 2014 COIB Rule 1-11 Amendment (in PDF)