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Sanitation, Department of
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) promotes a healthy environment through the efficient management of solid waste and the development of environmentally sound long-range plans for handling refuse. The Department operates 59 district garages and manages a fleet of 2,040 rear-loading collection trucks and 450 mechanical brooms. Each day approximately 11,900 tons of household and institutional waste are collected. The Department clears litter, snow, and ice from approximately 6,000 City street miles, and removes debris from vacant lots as well as abandoned vehicles from City streets.
School Construction Authority
The School Construction Authority (SCA) is the one agency accountable for new school construction and major renovations to older schools. SCA is responsible for all capital planning, budgeting, design, and operations. SCA coordinates the development of the Department of Education’s Five-Year Capital Plan, selects and acquires sites for new schools, leases buildings for schools and supervises conversion of administrative space for classroom use.
Small Business Services, Department of
The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) makes it easier for companies in New York City to form, do business, and grow by providing direct assistance to businesses, fostering neighborhood development in commercial districts, promoting financial and economic opportunity among minority and women-owned businesses, preparing New Yorkers for jobs, and linking employers with a skilled and qualified workforce. SBS is the City’s connection to 81 Local Development Corporations, 51 Business Improvement Districts, 10 Empire Zones and nine In-Place Industrial Parks that promote economic development and commercial revitalization. In addition, SBS promotes job opportunities for New Yorkers and business growth through job training and programs that meet the hiring and training needs of businesses. SBS also assists the business community by working with other governmental agencies and public utilities.
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Special Enforcement
The Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement is responsible for coordinating enforcement efforts across City agencies to address quality of life issues related to notorious adult use locations, lawless clubs, trademark counterfeiting bazaars, and illegal conversions of apartment buildings into hotels.
Standards and Appeals, Board of
The Board of Standards and Appeals hears and decides appeals from property owners whose various building and renovation applications have been denied as contrary to law by the enforcement agencies.
Staten Island Growth Management Task Force
The Growth Management Task Force examines issues of overbuilding and development on Staten Island.
TSASC, Inc. is a special purpose, bankruptcy-remote, non-profit corporation authorized to issue bonds secured by Tobacco Settlement Revenues (TSRs).
New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal
The Tax Appeals Tribunal is an independent agency that resolves disputes between taxpayers and the New York City Department of Finance involving taxes administered by the City of New York. The Tax Appeals Tribunal does not resolve disputes related to the New York City Real Property Tax.
New York City Tax Commission
The Tax Commission is the City of New York's forum for independent administrative review of real property tax assessments set by the Department of Finance. The Tax Commission reviews and determines annual applications for correction of assessment filed by owners and other parties with sufficient legal interest in properties which they claim are incorrectly assessed or improperly denied an exemption from real property tax.
Taxi and Limousine Commission
The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) establishes and enforces professional and uniform standards of for-hire service and ensures public safety. TLC licenses and regulates 12,760 medallion taxicabs, 42,805 for-hire vehicles, 2,496 paratransit vehicles, 298 commuter vans and 98,696 drivers. The Commission also regulates 28 taximeter shops, 27 taxicab brokers and 79 taxicab agents, and sets fares charged by medallion taxicabs.
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