- Gale Brewer - https://www.manhattanbp.nyc.gov -

Charter Revision Commission begins drafting proposals in four areas

The 2019 Charter Revision Commission—which will recommend proposals to be placed on the November ballot—has completed a series of “expert forums” on four topic areas it will focus on:

Having narrowed focus after hearing from experts and the public (at hearings last fall), the commission will now draw up specific proposals in these four areas, and hold hearings on them in each of the five boroughs on those drafts later this spring.

Since the City Charter hadn’t had a thorough, top-to-bottom review in 30 years, I sponsored legislation with  Council Speaker Corey Johnson and former Public Advocate Tish James to create this full-scale Charter Revision Commission. For more information, click here. [1]