Bill S6127-2013

Relates to members of the JSC Board and projects at certain schools in the Syracuse school district

Relates to members of the joint schools construction board and projects at certain schools in the Syracuse school district.

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  • Mar 17, 2014: SIGNED CHAP.9
  • Mar 12, 2014: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • Feb 25, 2014: returned to senate
  • Feb 25, 2014: passed assembly
  • Feb 25, 2014: ordered to third reading cal.457
  • Feb 25, 2014: substituted for a8226a
  • Jan 23, 2014: referred to education
  • Jan 22, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jan 22, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Jan 13, 2014: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.6
  • Jan 13, 2014: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO EDUCATION

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BILL NUMBER:S6127

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 58 of the laws of 2006 enacting the "city of Syracuse and the board of education of the city school district of the city of Syracuse cooperative school reconstruction act", in relation to members of the JSC Board and projects at certain schools in the city school district

PURPOSE: To change the membership composition of the Syracuse JSCB and identify the schools where projects will be undertaken.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Amends the membership composition of the Syracuse JSCB to provide that the JSCB members shall be: The mayor, the superintendent, three mayoral appointees, and two superintendent appointees.

Section 2: Identifies the 15 schools where projects may occur.

Section 3: Provides that this act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending chapter 58 of the laws of 2006.

JUSTIFICATION: Provides that the Syracuse JSCB will be mayoralty controlled and identifies the schools where projects may be undertaken thereby providing some certainty to the Syracuse city school district, students, families and residents.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPACT: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending chapter 58 of the laws of 2006.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6127 IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 8, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend chapter 58 of the laws of 2006 enacting the "city of Syracuse and the board of education of the city school district of the city of Syracuse cooperative school reconstruction act", in relation to members of the JSC Board and projects at certain schools in the city school district THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (f) of section 4 of part A-4 of chapter 58 of the laws of 2006 enacting the "city of Syracuse and the board of educa- tion of the city school district of the city of Syracuse cooperative school reconstruction act", as amended by chapter 459 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (f) "JSC board" shall mean the joint schools construction board of the city and the city school district established to administer, manage, design, renovate and effect the financing of existing public schools within the Syracuse city school district. Such board shall consist of the mayor of the city of Syracuse and [two] THREE additional members designated by the mayor who shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor for a term not exceeding one year, the superintendent of the Syracuse city school district and two additional members designated by the superinten- dent who shall serve at the pleasure of the superintendent for a term not exceeding one year[, and a seventh member, not employed by the city or the school district, jointly designated by the mayor and the super- intendent who shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor and the super- intendent for a term not exceeding one year]. To ensure flexibility and continuity, the mayor and/or the superintendent may from time to time designate and authorize their chief of staff, chief financial officer, or other designee, to attend and vote in their stead. S 2. Section 5 of part A-4 of chapter 58 of the laws of 2006 enacting the "city of Syracuse and the board of education of the city school district of the city of Syracuse cooperative school reconstruction act",
as amended by chapter 459 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: S 5. (a) No more than seven projects, one each at the Central High School, the Blodgett School, the Shea Middle School, the H.W. Smith Elementary School, the Clary Middle School, the Dr. Weeks Elementary School and the Fowler High School, up to a total cost of two hundred twenty-five million dollars; and (b) no more than twenty projects [at locations to be determined by the city school district and approved by the JSC board] WHICH SHALL BE LOCATED AT THE BELLEVUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, THE CLARY MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE CORCORAN HIGH SCHOOL, THE DANFORTH MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE EDWARD SMITH K-8 SCHOOL, THE EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE FOWLER HIGH SCHOOL, THE FRAZER K-8 SCHOOL, THE GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE GREYSTONE BUILDING, THE HENNINGER HIGH SCHOOL, THE HUNTING- TON K-8 SCHOOL, THE NOTTINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL, THE SHEA MIDDLE SCHOOL AND THE WESTSIDE ACADEMY AT BLODGETT, up to a total cost of three hundred million dollars, shall be authorized and undertaken pursuant to this act, unless otherwise authorized by law. S 3. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as chapter 459 of the laws of 2013 takes effect.

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