Fiscal Year 2011 Adopted Expense Budget Adjustments SummaryNew York City Council Finance Division
Fiscal 2011 Adopted Expense Budget Adjustments SummaryNew York City Council Finance DivisionINTRODUCTION
Schedule C designates funding for community based not-for-profit and other public serviceorganizations. Expenditure of any funds for each organization identified in Schedule C is contingentupon the satisfactory completion of 1) a detailed initial review process, and 2) all applicable Cityprocurement requirements at the time of contract award. The New York City Council and the Mayor’sOffice of Contract Services (MOCS) have established the following initial review for each organization:For all organizations included in Schedule C, the City Council preliminarily reviewed the public purposefor which the funds would be used, and any potential conflicts of interest. In addition, MOCS reviewedthe website of and consulted with the State Attorney General’s Office to confirm that all groups – including those receiving $10,000 or less reviewed by the Council – demonstrated compliance withcharity registration requirements.For organizations receiving $10,000 or less, the City Council also reviewed past performance,compliance with tax laws, corporate status, any reported investigations, audits, inquiries and otherrelevant information.In the case of organizations requesting funding in excess of $10,000, MOCS is overseeing anadditional prequalification review process. Through this process, MOCS is reviewing each organizationto determine whether it meets integrity requirements, and is in compliance with applicable laws andregulations, including charities registration. MOCS is also reviewing each organization to determinewhether the organization is qualified to provide the proposed services, and is reviewing and recertifyingthe qualifications of organizations that were approved during prior fiscal years.Further, for anyorganization receiving funding through a fiscal conduit, the fiscal conduit must also be approved byMOCS.For those organizations identified in Schedule C with an asterisk, either the MOCS or the Council’sreview process has not yet been completed, the State Attorney General’s Office has not yet providedthe Council with final verification of the organization’s charitable filing status, or the organization isrequired to attendthe MOCS corporate governance, fiscal management and compliance training.For those organizations identified in Schedule C without an asterisk, the Council has completed itsreview process and, where applicable, MOCS has preliminarily reviewed or prequalified theorganization and any associated fiscal conduit, and the organization has attended the MOCScorporategovernance, fiscal management and compliance training, if required to attend.Further restrictions to ensure the appropriate use of City funds will be incorporated through the City’sprocurement process.