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Citywide Health Insurance Access, Office of
The Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access (OCHIA) works to increase access to and improve health insurance for New Yorkers and to enroll all eligible residents in public health insurance.
Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission functions as a quasi-judicial body for individual appeals from disciplinary actions and appeals from decisions of the Commissioner of the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and acts as guardian of the City's merit system.
Civilian Complaint Review Board
The Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) is an independent, non-police agency with the authority to investigate allegations of police misconduct and to recommend action directly to the Police Commissioner. The Board strives to resolve complaints efficiently through investigation and its mediation program and reports on its activities and achievements twice a year. CCRB received more than 6,000 complaints in Fiscal 2005.
Combat Police Corruption, Commission to
The Commission to Combat Police Corruption was created in 1995 as a permanent board to monitor and evaluate the anti-corruption programs, activities, commitment, and efforts of the New York City Police Department, and is completely independent of the NYPD.
Community Affairs Unit
The Community Affairs Unit works with neighborhood groups and City Agencies to improve the quality of life in NYC by delivering services more efficiently.
Conflicts of Interest Board
The Conflicts of Interest Board administers the City's conflicts of interest and financial disclosure laws.
Consumer Affairs, Department of
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) seeks to foster an honest marketplace. DCA resolves individual consumer complaints, obtains restitution for consumers, and sues recidivist vendors. DCA issues more than 64,000 licenses in 55 categories of businesses, and enforces license regulations, weights and measures regulations and the Consumer Protection Law through inspections. Through multiple media events, speaking engagements, public hearings, its Web site and brochure distribution, DCA ensures that the public and businesses are educated about their rights and responsibilities under the Consumer Protection and License Laws.
Contract Services, Office of
The Mayor's Office of Contract Services supervises and sustains the procurement activities of New York City's agencies.
Correction, Department of
The Department of Correction (DOC) provides for the care, custody, and control of persons accused of crimes or convicted and sentenced to one year or less of jail time. The Department manages 15 inmate facilities, 10 of which are on Rikers Island, handles over 100,000 admissions each year, and manages an average daily inmate population of approximately 14,000 individuals.
Cultural Affairs, Department of
The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) ensures that cultural activities are an integral part of New York City’s civic and economic life by providing support, advocacy and technical assistance for the City’s cultural community. DCLA’s constituency consists of the 34 City-owned cultural institutions comprising the Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) and more than 1,500 other not-for-profit organizations serving constituencies in all neighborhoods of the City. DCLA also provides donated materials for arts programs offered by the public schools and cultural and social service groups, and commissions works of public art at Cityfunded construction projects throughout the City. Long-term, ongoing projects include collaborating with other government agencies on the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan, capital development projects throughout the City, and special seminars supporting the field.
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