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March 28, 2016, NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION Notice of Public Hea
March 28, 2016, NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND
RECREATION Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed
What are we proposing? The Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks
Department”) is considering changing its rules to reduce fees for veterans
and people with disabilities at the Ocean Breeze Park Track & Field
Athletic Complex and the City’s recreation centers.
When and where is the Hearing? The Parks Department will hold a public
hearing on the proposed rule. The public hearing will take place at 10:00
a.m. on Monday, March 28, 2016. The hearing will be in the Parks
Department’s hearing room in the Chelsea Recreation Center at 430 West
25th Street, New York, NY 10001.
How do I comment on the proposed rules? Anyone can comment on the proposed
a.. Website. You can submit comments to the Department of Parks and
Recreation through the NYC rules Web site at
b.. Email. You can email written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
c.. Mail. You can mail written comments to:
Darci Frinquelli, Assistant Counsel
The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation The Arsenal, Central
830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10065
a.. Fax. You can fax written comments to Darci Frinquelli, Assistant
Counsel, at 917-849-6742.
b.. By Speaking at the Hearing. Anyone who wants to comment on the
proposed rule at the public hearing must sign up to speak. You can sign
up before the hearing by calling Darci Frinquelli at 212-360-1383. You
can also sign up in the hearing room before the hearing begins on March
28, 2016. You can speak for up to three minutes.
a.. Is there a deadline to submit written comments? You must submit
written comments by March 28, 2016.
Do you need assistance to participate in the Hearing? You must tell the
Office of General Counsel if you need a reasonable accommodation of a
disability at the Hearing. You must tell us if you need a sign language
interpreter. You can tell us by mail or email at the addresses given
above. You may also tell us by telephone at 212-360-1383. You must tell
us by March 18, 2016.
Can I review the comments made on the proposed rules? You can review the
comments made online concerning the proposed rules by going to the
website at http://rules.cityofnewyork.us/. A few days after the hearing,
a recording of the hearing and copies of the written comments will be
available to the public at the Office of the General Counsel. Please
call 212-360-1383 for more information.