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City Council Hearing: Education Capital Budget

The City Council’s Education Committee, chaired by Council Member Robert Jackson, will be holding a hearing on the Mayor’s Fiscal 2013 Preliminary Capital Budget for the Department of Education and School Construction Authority on March 26th. Below is information regarding the preliminary capital budget hearing:

This hearing will examine the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2013 Preliminary Capital Budget for the Department of Education (DOE) and School Construction Authority (SCA). The DOE released an updated Proposed Amendment of the FY 2010-2014 Five Year Capital Plan in February 2012. The February Proposed Amendment is available on the School Construction Authority’s website at http://www.nycsca.org/Community/CapitalPlanManagementReportsData/CapPlan/021012_10-14_CapitalPlan.pdf.

We invite members of Community Education Councils, parents, students, educators, advocates, and all other stakeholders and interested members of the public to testify at this hearing. Testimony will be limited to 2-3 minutes per person to allow as many as possible to testify. Please make sure you fill out a witness slip on the desk of the Sergeant-at-arms if you wish to testify. If you plan to bring written testimony, please bring at least 20 copies.

Please share this information with any interested groups or individuals. Thank you for your assistance and we look forward to seeing you on March 26th! Please note – hearing dates and times are subject to change. For information about hearings and other events, check the Council’s website at http://council.nyc.gov/html/home/home.shtml or, if you’d like to receive email notices of upcoming hearings, you can sign up at the following linkhttp://council.nyc.gov/html/action_center/signup.shtml. All hearings are open to members of the public.

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