All of our committees are devoted at assisting in resolving issues related to our profession of Architecture in concert with ACNY goals.
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Legislative Impact Committee
The Legislative Impact Committee Monitors City Councils latest activities affecting Architectural design and building industry. The committee members will highlight those component: Intros, Local Laws, and changes affecting the practice of Architecture. Proposals, Hearings and Adopted dates are communicated to ACNY and followed by notification to constituent organization Executive Committees. ACNY monitors City Council activities local laws without conducting any lobbying activities.
Building Codes Committee
The Building Code Committee Monitors Department of buildings: New Rules affecting the Building Code, Code interpretations; Text Changes and /or clarifications. The Committee will review and notify ACNY and constituent organization Executive Committee of hearing and response dates. This will permit ability to express concerns individually or in concert with ACNY to the Department of Buildings. This committee works in collaborative effort with Borough Industry Committees.
DOB Procedure Committee
The DOB Procedures Committee monitors Department of Buildings: Application procedure formats, Filing process, Protocols and Schedules of appointment. Other areas include Plan examination, Data entry Inspections and Office management. The committee works in concert with various "Borough Industry Advisory Committees", organized by constituent member associations. The Committee reports to ACNY and coordinates a combined united dialogue reports and/or presents to perspective Department of Buildings Executives.
The Zoning Committee Monitors City Planning activities in reference to: Major zoning map changes, Zoning Resolution Text changes and or /updates. The Committee will review with Department of Buildings on methods of enforcement, notify ACNY and constituent organization Executive Committee of hearing and response dates. This will permit the opportunity to express concerns individually or in concert with ACNY to City Planning, Borough offices, wherever the changes will take place.
Ray T. Mellon
In October of each year, the Board shall elect a Nominating Committee consisting of three (3) members from the Board and the Presidents of the Constituents. A majority of the Committee members shall constitute a quorum. The Committee shall select the nominees for President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The selections shall be published and mailed to all Members at least 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting. Additional nominations may be made from the floor at the Annual Meeting. Any member shall be eligible for office.
Ray T. Mellon
This committee is responsible for making sure that all rules in the by-laws are being followed. This oversight usually comes in the form of an operational question, assuring a quorum is complied with, questions raised in compliance during a Board of Directors meeting. The committee member is present at each meeting, gives guidance to the Board of Directors to ensure that any new business is conducted according to the by-laws, and all votes that take place are done in accordance with the voting regulations that have been established.
The website committee provides ACNY members and the public with information by its constituent members and the various NY city and state agencies. You can find constituent member events and program updates, city agency rules and regulation information on the website () as well as Facebook page and Twitter feed. The website is the public face of ACNY. It promotes the association, its initiatives and supports the constituent members. The website showcases sponsors, partners and friends of ACNY.