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Bartlett, Adele (ManhattanBP) ABartlett@manhattanbp.nyc.gov


RE: FOIL Request : Small Business Jobs Survival Act/commercial lease assistance program
13 juin 2016 16:25
Louis Flores louis.flores@progressqueens.com

Dear Mr. Flores,



This will acknowledge your FOIL request of June 10, 2016 regarding NY City Council Intro 0402-2014.

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Oce of ManhaYan Borough President Gale A. Brewer
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From: Louis Flores [mailto:louis.flores@progressqueens.com]
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2016 2:17 PM
To: Bartlett, Adele (ManhattanBP)
Subject: FOIL Request : Small Business Jobs Survival Act/commercial lease assistance program

Ladies and Gentlemen :


This is a request made under the Freedom of Information Law of the State of New York. This
request seeks records and documents from the Office of the Manhattan Borough President and/or

request seeks records and documents from the Office of the Manhattan Borough President and/or
her staff, as indicated below.
Please provide to me in electronic (.PDF) format the following records and documents :
A. For the period beginning 01 January 2014 and continuing through 01 June 2016, any and all email, correspondence, reports, recommendations, memoranda, motions to discharge, notices of
motion to discharge, other motions, other notices, legal reviews, legal opinions, and any other
document or record regarding :
1. Small Business Jobs Survival Act (Intro 0402-2014) ;
2. any and all proposals for mediation or negotiation as a form of a commercial lease
assistance program to be legislated for the benefit of any commercial tenants, including, but not
limited to, small business tenants ; and
3. any and all proposals for tax incentives for landlords as a form of a commercial lease
assistance program to be legislated for the ultimate benefit of any commercial tenants, , including,
but not limited to, small business tenants .
B. In respect of the time period and each of the subjects identified in A. (1 3) above, any and all
communication between (x) any person employed by, acting as an agent of the City, or otherwise
empowered, authorised, or delegated by the Office of the Manhattan Borough President and (y)
each of:
1. any and all officers, employees, agents, or lobbyists of the Real Estate Board of New York
(for purposes of identification only, this groups Web site is : rebny.com) ;
2. any and all officers, employees, agents, or lobbyists of the Partnership for New York City
(for purposes of identification only, this groups Web site is : pfnyc.org) ;
3. any and all officers, employees, or agents of Rubenstein, the public relations firm (for
purposes of identification only, this groups Web site is : rubenstein.com) ; and
4. any and all officers, employees, or agents of Capalino + Company (a.k.a. James F. Capalino
& Associates Inc.), the lobbying firm (for purposes of identification only, this groups Web site is
: capalino.com).
Please acknowledge receipt of this request by the close of business today.
Thank you kindly.
Best regards,
-- Louis

Louis Flores
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