N.Y. Executive Law Section 896
Office of urban revitalization


There is hereby created in the executive department an office of urban revitalization. The head of the office shall be the director of urban revitalization who shall be appointed by the governor and who shall hold office at the pleasure of the governor.


The director shall receive an annual salary to be fixed by the governor within the amount made available therefor by an appropriation and shall be allowed his actual and necessary expenses in the performance of his duties.


The director shall direct the work of the office and shall be the chief executive officer of the office. The director may appoint such officers and employees as he may deem necessary, prescribe their duties, fix their compensation, and provide for the reimbursement of their expenses, all within amounts made available therefor by appropriation.


The director shall report to the secretary to the governor on the activities of the office and shall serve as the secretary’s staff representative to assure the implementation of urban policy recommendations developed by the cabinet and approved by the governor.


The director shall prepare and submit annually, on or before January first, a comprehensive report, pursuant to § 904 (Reports to the governor, cabinet and the legislature)section nine hundred four of this article.


The secretary to the governor shall assure that all state agencies provide the director with assistance in advancing the purposes of the office and to assure that the activities of the office are fully coordinated with the activities of state agencies providing related services. * NB Expired March 31, 1985

Source: Section 896 — Office of urban revitalization, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EXC/896 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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