Date: 11/30/2004 5:23:46 PM Eastern Standard Time
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I am informing all of you of the upcoming hearings that the Committee on Technology in Government of the New York City Council is holding. If you can, please join us. All events are open to the general public. No RSVP is necessary.
On Thursday, December 9th, 2004 at 1 PM in the 16th Floor Hearing, 250 Broadway, the Committee on Technology in Government, chaired by Council Member Gale A. Brewer, will hold a hearing on Int. No. 17 and Int. No. 27.
Int. No. 17 is a local law “to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that the department of information technology and telecommunications produce an annual technology strategy and that mayoral agencies submit annual technology plans to the department of information technology and telecommunications for publication as an addendum to the department’s annual technology strategy.” Here’s a link to the full text of this piece of legislation:
Int. No. 27 is a “local law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring that the department of information technology and telecommunications produce a five-year information technology and telecommunications plan for the city of New York every three years.” Here’s a link to the text of this piece of legislation:
The previously scheduled joint hearing with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce on the subject of broadband in the borough of Brooklyn has been postponed to January 2005. Details forthcoming.
The Center for an Urban Future has just released their report on broadband in New York City. Thanks to Jonathan Bowles and the rest of the CUF staff for their insight and hard work.
The Committee has a web page now.
All briefing papers from the current session (beginning in January 2004) are available.
If you know of people who would be interested in the Committee on Technology in Government’s activities, please feel free to forward this e-mail to them. If you know of anyone who would like to receive these e-mails, just have them e-mail me, and I will be put them on the list. Finally, feel free to post this information on any listserve you may belong to or on any website you are affiliated with.
Thank you. I look forward to seeing you at one of our hearings.
Legislative Policy Analyst
Committee on Technology in Government
New York City Council
250 Broadway, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10007