News Category: Advocacy
Proposal for the NYC DDC to become state authority
A proposed reform could effectively remove city capital projects under $100M budgets from the Public Design Commission’s review under a new change that would make the NYC DDC a state […]View Full Article
2023 ASLANY Advocacy Survey- Enter to win!
2023 Advocacy Matters Survey The ASLA-NY Advocacy Committee is looking to identify the issues and concerns that are most important to you, our members. To help us best achieve this […]View Full Article
NYC City Agencies moving capital work from Design/Bid/Build to Design/Build- What does this mean for Landscape Architects working on Public work?
Design Build – Is a project delivery method used in the construction industry that provides an owner (i.e., A city agency) with a single point of contact for both design […]View Full Article
ASLA Climate Action Plan Released!
Released during the opening session at the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture on 11/12/2022, The plan will direct all ASLA climate-related programs and investments through 2025. Goals will be advanced […]View Full Article
ASLA Members – Shape the Political Landscape
Deadline extended to June 5th! Participate in the biennial Federal & State Legislative Priorities Survey! Help determine ASLA’s federal legislative agenda and state advocacy activities for 2023-2024. As the national voice for the […]View Full Article
CALL TO ACTION: NYS Climate Act Open Comment Period ends July 1st.
CALL TO ACTION CLIMATE ACTION DRAFT SCOPING PLAN PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Deadline for Comments Extended: July 1, 2022 The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (Climate Act) was signed into […]View Full Article
The City Needs YOU – Apply for Community Boards
Community boards play an important role in improving the quality of life for all New Yorkers and are a great way for landscape architects to help shape the future of […]View Full Article
NYC Parks Budget Restored!
Last week, the Mayor and New York City Council passed the FY22 budget. The Natural Areas Conservancy announced that the NYC Parks’ budget has been restored to 2020 budget levels […]View Full Article
ADVOCACY ALERT: MAS Fight for Light
More information about Fight for Light can be found here, and the link to MAS’s Bright Ideas report is here.View Full Article
NYC Charter Revision Commission: Make sure the reforms you care about are on the ballot in November.
On Tuesday, the Mayor’s Charter Revision Commission released its Preliminary Staff Report on changes to the City Charter, the document that defines the functions, organization, powers, obligations, and liabilities of the New York […]View Full Article