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Mayor's Office Executive Orders 1974 - 2001


The  Mayor of the City of New York, as the City's Chief Executive Officer, has the  authority to issue orders to executive branch agencies, offices, divisions, and  bureaus. Generally, these orders concern the implementation of laws and/or  mayoral policies. Please note that executive orders may be amended, modified,  or repealed by subsequent orders.

Mayor Edward I. Koch (1978 - 1989)
1 1/1/1978 Executive Orders (Mayor’s Powers).
2 1/1/1978 Deputy Mayors 
3 1/12/1978 Designation Of the Deputy Mayor for Finance to Succeed to the Powers and Responsibilities of the Health Services Administration and the Deputy Mayor for Intergovernmental Relations to Serve on the Board of Directors of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. 
4 1/23/1978 Discrimination On Account of Sexual Orientation or affectional Preference 
5 1/24/1978 Establishment of a South Bronx Coordinating Council 
6 2/8/1978 Establishment of a Community Board Assistance Unit and a Community Liaison Unit.
7 3/6/1978 Mayor’s Office of Model Cities.
8 3/8/1978 Revoking EO #3 Re: Health Services 
9 3/16/1978 A Concessions Review Committee 
10 4/11/1978 Mayor’s Committee On the Judiciary 
11 4/14/1978 Board of Inquiry into Underground sewer Explosions.
12 4/20/1978 Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.
13 5/9/1978 Council on the Environment.
14 7/11/1978 Civil Service Appointments.
15 7/17/1978 Emergency Medical Service Council 
16 7/26/1978 Commissioner of Investigation, Inspectors General, and Standards of Public Service 
17 7/26/1978 New York City Construction Contracts.
18 8/29/1978 New York State Environmental Conservation Law.
19 9/7/1978 Real Property Tax Assessments.
20 9/8/1978 Establishment of the Community Development Committee to Coordinate the Community Development Block Grant Program. 
21 9/8/1978 Designation of The Deputy Mayor for Finance to Succeed to the Powers and Responsibilities of the Health Services Administrator.
22 9/14/1978 Effectiveness of Local Law #438 of 1978.  Provides for the designation of a street area in lower Manhattan.
23 10/13/1978 Emergency Medical Service.
24 10/27/1978 Establishment of the office of Director of Construction.
25 10/27/1978 South Bronx Coordinating Council.
26 11/17/1978 Mayor’s Powers re: NYC Loan Guarantee Act of 1978 
27 1/26/1979 Deputy Mayors Powers 
28 1/26/1979 Productivity Council 
29 2/6/1979 Establishment of an Audit Committee for the City of New York. 
30 7/2/1979 City-Wide Occupational Safety and Health Committee 
31 7/20/1979 CETA Transition 
32 7/25/1979 Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.
33 7/31/1979 Revocation of Executive Orders 48 of 1975 and 66 of 1976.
34 9/7/1979 Stanley Brezenoff’s Succession to the Powers and duties of the Health Services Administrator  
35 10/17/1979 Revocation of Executive Order EO #63 of 1976 re Establishment of Office of Economic Development. 
36 11/7/1979 Revocation of Executive Orders EO’s 94 and 97 of 1977 re Creation of Urban Homesteading Demonstration Area.
37 11/15/1979 Productivity Council Established. (EO #28 of 1979 revoked)
38 12/11/1979 Succession of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy and Development to the powers and duties of the Health Services Administrator EO #34 of 1979 is revoked 
39 12/28/1979 Revocation of Executive Order
40 12/28/1979 Awarding of Heat-Related Contracts for the In-Rem Property Management Program under Public Emergency Conditions and in Special Cases. 
41 1/16/1980 Deputy Mayors 
42 2/1/1980 Equal Employment Opportunity in City Government Employment.
43 2/13/1980 Water charges.  Payment for Use & Supply of water.  
44 3/5/1980 Mayor’s Committee on City Marshals established.
45 2/21/1980 Deputy Mayors. 
46 3/13/1980 Concessions Review Committee 
47 4/1/1980 Transportation Emergency 
48 4/12/1980 Revocation of Executive Order
49 4/24/1980 CETA Transition 
50 4/25/1980 Bureau of Labor Services  
51 6/2/1980 Inter-Agency Health Council 
52 6/26/1980 Deputy Mayor for Policy.
53 8/1/1980 Construction Contracts for Locally Based Enterprises.
54 9/25/1980 Contracts for City Owned or Managed Building Under Public Emergency Conditions. 
55 12/9/1980 Rapid Transit Law; Delegation of Authority.
56 2/18/1981 Stanley Brezenoff’s Succession to the Powers and Duties of the Health Services Administrato 
57 3/11/1981 Prior Order Amended  Section 4 of EO #41 of 1980.
58 5/11/1981 Prior Order Amended.  
59 7/27/1981 Industrial Loft Advisory Council  
60 7/27/1981 Office of Rail Freight Development.
61 7/27/1981 Committee On Equal Employment  Opportunity In City Government Employment.   
62 10/26/1981 Deputy Mayors And Budget Director  
63 1/14/1982 Prior Order Amended.  
64 5/24/1982 Establishment of the Doris C. Freedman Award.
65 7/1/1982 Designation - Office of Coordinator of Criminal Justice to act as planning and administrative agency for City under Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended.
66 9/30/1982 New York City Loft Board established in the Office of the Mayor.
67 1/24/1983 New York City Energy Office, established in the Office of the Mayor.
68 8/1/1983 Amendment of EO #55 of 1976.
69 9/28/1983 Prohibition of the Conduct of City Business at Private Clubs that Engage in Discriminatory Membership Practices.
70 12/7/1983 Mayor’s Committee On the Judiciary 
71 3/8/1984 Stanley Brezenoff’s succession to the powers and duties of the Health Services Administrator as specified in ch. 1016 of the Laws of 1969 (Sect. 7381 et. seq. of the unconsolidated laws of NY) 
72 4/23/1984 Commissioner of Investigation, Inspectors General And Standards of Public Service.
73 4/30/1984 Deputy Mayors 
74 4/30/1984 Director Of Management And Budget 
75 4/30/1984 Industrial Loft Advisory Council.
76 4/30/1984 Mayor’s Commission For Protocol. 
77 6/29/1984 Agreement Between the Mayor and Commissioner of Finance of The City of New York, Relating To the Establishment of an Office of Payroll Administration.
78 10/5/1984 Commissioner Of Investigation, Inspectors General And Standards Of Public Service (Amended by EO #105 of 1986).
79 10/5/1984 Health Assistant to the Mayor 
80 10/4/1984 Traffic And Construction Coordination.
81 4/16/1985 Establishment of Deferred Compensation Board 
82 4/26/1985 Continuation of Human Resources Administration 
83 4/26/1985 Continuation of Department of Employment 
84 6/17/1985 Amendment of EO #83 of 1973, June 17, 1985 
85 11/13/1985 Establishment of Deferred Compensation Board Amends EO #81 of 1985.
86 11/13/1985 Worker’s Compensation Coverage for City Employees Not Covered to date.
87 12/6/1985 Mayor’s Committee on the Judiciary.  
88 1/10/1986 Health Services Administrator 
89 3/3/1986 Creation of Special Commission to Investigate City Contracts.
90 3/13/1986 Mayor’s Committee On Appointments 
91 4/30/1986 Annual Financial Reporting Of Income, Assets and Liabilities of City officials 
92 5/14/1986 Mayor’s Committee On Appointments  
93 6/20/1986 Annual Financial Reporting Of Income, Assets and Liabilities of City Officials 
94 6/20/1986 Bureau Of Labor Services  
95 7/8/1986 New York City Energy and Telecommunications Office.
96 7/14/1986 Health Services Administrator, Sara L. Kellerman appointed as Special Advisor to the Mayor for Health Services. 
97 7/24/1986 Amendment to EO #55 of 1976.
98 8/6/1986 Creation Of An Advisory Board For the Office Of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York.
99 9/5/1986 Amendment to EO #93 of 1986 
100 9/5/1986 Office Of Computer Plans And Controls in the office of the Director of Operations. 
101 12/8/1986 Voter Assistance Program.
102 12/15/1986 Office Of the Auditor General. 
103 12/19/1986 Amendment Of EO #82 of 1985.
104 12/24/1986 Health Services Administrator  (Paul S. Henry shall succeed to the powers and duties of the Health Services Administrator.
105 12/26/1986 Commissioner Of Investigation, Inspectors General and Standards of Public Service .
106 12/26/1986 Amendment To EO #55 of 1976.
107 12/29/1986 Procedures For Orderly Payroll Check-Off of Union Dues And Agency Shop Fees.
108 12/29/1986 Amendment of EO #50 of 1980.  Bureau of Labor Services – Submission Requirements
109 2/13/1987 Amendment of EO #99 of 1986.  Annual reporting of income, assets and liabilities of city officials. 
110 2/23/1987 Establishment of the Mayor’s Office for the Homeless and Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Housing Services.
111 3/20/1987 Establishment of an Audit Committee for the City of New York. 
112 4/9/1987 Revocation of Executive Orders EO #49 of 1980 and EO #31 of 1979  re CETA Transition.
113 1/19/1988 Prohibition of the Purchase of Products made of Polystyrene Foam.
114 4/13/1988 Establishment of the Office of Contracts in the Office of the Mayor. 
115 6/28/1988 Bias Response Coordinating Committee.
116 6/28/1988 Citywide Occupational Safety and Health Committee.  
117 8/16/1988 Revocation of EO #20 of 1978, Establishment of the Community Development Committee to Coordinate the Community Development Block Grant Program.
118 12/22/1988 Joint Commission on Integrity in the Public Schools.
119 2/27/1989 Community Relations Strategic Planning Group.
120 5/15/1989 Employee Assistant Program 
121 6/14/1989 Establishment of a Planning Unit for Purposes of Preparation and Implementation of a Local Solid Waste Management Plan 
122 8/2/1989 Revocation of EO #60 Regarding Conservation of Energy Resources.
123 8/7/1989 Bereavement Leave for City Employees who are members of a Domestic Partnership.
124 8/7/1989 City Policy Concerning Aliens.
125 12/4/1989 Payments to the City by Checks returned by insufficient funds.