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Public Subsidy Board

Meeting Schedule

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 11:00 am.

Agenda

 

2023 & 2024 Public Subsidy Board Quarterly Meetings

 

YearQuarterDateTimeLocation
2023Quarter 4Wednesday, December 13th11:00 AMAlbany or NYC
2024Quarter 1Wednesday, March 20th11:00 AMAlbany or NYC
2024Quarter 2Wednesday, June 26th11:00 AMAlbany or NYC
2024Quarter 3Wednesday, September 25th11:00 AMAlbany or NYC
2024Quarter 4Wednesday, December 11th11:00 AMAlbany or NYC

 

Locations

Attend online:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86798123183

Meeting ID: 867 9812 3183

Albany:                      
NYS Department of Labor

W.A. Harriman Campus, Bldg. 12

1st Floor Conference Rooms D&E

Albany, NY 12226

 

New York City:       

NYS Department of Labor

3rd Floor Conference Room

 199 Church Street

New York, NY 10007

 

 

Staff Contact

Shaun McCready, Director Bureau of Public Work

Phone (518) 485-5696 email – S[email protected]

Responsibilities

The board shall be empowered to issue binding determinations to any public entity, or any private or not-for-profit owner or developer as to any particular matter related to an existing or potential covered project regarding the following:

  •  The minimum threshold percentage of public funds set forth in section 224-a (but no lower);
  • The minimum dollar threshold of projects set forth in section 224-a (but no lower);
  • Construction work excluded as a covered project, as set forth in section 224-a;
  • The definition of construction for purposes of section 224-a; (e) particular instances of benefits, monies or credits as to whether or not they should constitute public funds.

Authority

Labor Law 224-c

Membership Structure

Thirteen members appointed by the Governor. Term at the pleasure of the authority appointing, designating or recommending. One member upon the recommendation of the Temporary President of the Senate; one member upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the Assembly; the DOL Commissioner (acts as Chairperson); the President of ESD, the Director of DOB, two members representing employees in the construction industry, of whom one shall be a representative of the largest statewide trade labor association representing building and construction workers, and one shall be a representative of the largest trade labor association representing building and construction workers with membership in New York City, and two members representing employers in the construction industry, of whom one shall be a representative of the largest statewide organization representing building owners and developers, either for-profit or not-for-profit, and one shall be a representative of a statewide organization representing building owners and developers, either for-profit or not-for-profit, representing a region different than the region primarily represented by the initial employer representative. The commissioner shall act as the chair. The members shall serve at the pleasure of the authority recommending, designating, or otherwise appointing such member and shall serve without salary or compensation but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

 

Current Board Members

MemberCounty of ResidenceMember QualificationStatutory Sponsor
Albert CatalanoAlbanyRepresentative of the NYS Building and Construction Trades Council NYS Building Trades Council (employees)Governor
Gary LaBarberaNassauRepresentative of the largest trade labor association representing building and construction workers with membership in New York City (employees)Governor
James WhelanQueensLargest statewide organization of building owners and developers (employer)Governor
Peter FloreyNassauLong Island Building (at large)Governor
Stephen TuckerErieNorthland Training Center (at large)Governor
Christopher D. AlundRensselaerRecommendation of the Temporary President of the SenateTemporary President of the Senate
Daniel J. McGrawSaratogaRecommendation of the Speaker of the AssemblySpeaker of the Assembly
Roberta ReardonNew YorkBoard Chair, Commissioner of DOLEx-officio
Hope KnightNew YorkPresident of ESDEx-officio
Blake WashingtonAlbanyDirector of DOBEx-officio
Laura ReganSaratogaRepresentative of a statewide organization of building owners and developers, either for-profit or not-for-profit, representing a region different than the region primarily represented by the initial employer representative (employer)Governor
Joseph P. HoganSaratogaat largeGovernor
Vacant at largeGovernor

 

Board Financials

The members shall serve at the pleasure of the authority recommending, designating, or otherwise appointing such member and shall serve without salary or compensation but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

Public Subsidy Board
Organization, Title
Member NameCounty of ResidenceFY 2022-23
Expenses
Est. FY 2023-24 ExpensesEst. FY 2024-24 Expenses
New York Building Trades Council, Secretary Treasurer & Executive Director of the Executive BoardAlbert CatalanoAlbany$0.00$0.00$0.00
New York Building Trades Council, President of the Executive BoardGary LaBarberaNassau$0.00$0.00$0.00
Real Estate Board of NY, PresidentJames WhelanQueens$0.00$0.00$0.00
D&F Development Group, OwnerPeter FloreyNassau$0.00$0.00$0.00
Northland Workforce Training Center, President and CEOStephen TuckerErie$0.00$0.00$0.00
RetiredChristopher D. AlundRensselaer$0.00$0.00$0.00
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 158, Vice PresidentDaniel J. McGrawSaratoga$0.00$0.00$0.00
NYSDOL, CommissionerRoberta ReardonNew YorkNYS Employee  
NYS, President of ESDHope KnightNew YorkNYS Employee  
NYS, Director of DOBBlake WashingtonAlbanyNYS Employee  
Vice President at Eastern Contractors AssociationLaura ReganSaratoga$0.00$0.00$0.00

 

Public Subsidy Board Meeting Recordings

Public Subsidy Board Meeting November 21, 2022
Public Subsidy Board Meeting March 28, 2023

 

Public Subsidy Board Meeting June 28, 2023

 

Public Subsidy Board Meeting August 1, 2023
 Public Subsidy Board Meeting September 28, 2023
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Public Subsidy Board Meeting 09-28-2023

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