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New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is the department of the government of New York City that manages, leases, and purchases city real property; operates, manages, and repairs courthouses and other city-owned public buildings; administers an energy conservation program; purchases supplies, materials and equipment for use by city agencies; is responsible for citywide fleet management including operation and maintenance of a motor vehicle pool; and supports government recruitment.[3][4] It also publishes The City Record, the official journal of New York City.[5] Its regulations are compiled in title 55 of the New York City Rules.

Department of Citywide Administrative Services
NYC DCAS Logo.jpg
Department overview
Jurisdiction New York City
Headquarters One Centre Street,
17th Floor South
New York, NY 10007[1]
Department executive
  • Lisette Camilo[2], Commissioner of Citywide Administrative Services
Key document
Website www.nyc.gov/dcas

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DCAS PoliceEdit

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services has a law enforcement branch to protect DCAS facilities and personnel. DCAS Police are Special Officers of New York City, under New York State Criminal Procedure law, chapter subdivision 27, §2.10,[6] which gives them limited powers of New York State peace officers.

HistoryEdit

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services was created in 1996 when Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani merged the Department of General Services and the Department of Personnel.[7] The Department of Citywide Administrative Services Law Enforcement special Officers was started in 1996 with approximately 10 special officers assigned to various DCAS facilities.

CommissionersEdit

Chapter 35, section 810 of the New York City Charter states "There shall be a department of citywide administrative services, the head of which shall be the commissioner of citywide administrative services."[3]

Name Dates in Office Mayoral Administration Notes and References
William J. Diamond August 10, 1996 – December 31, 2001 Rudolph W. Giuliani [7]
Martha K. Hirst January 1, 2002 – by January 2011 Michael R. Bloomberg [8]
Edna Wells Handy by January 2011 – by January 2014 Michael R. Bloomberg [9]
Stacey Cumberbatch January 24, 2014 – by January 2016 Bill De Blasio [10]
Lisette Camilo January 5, 2016 – current Bill De Blasio [11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/contact/contact.shtml
  2. ^ http://nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/agencyinfo/commissionerspage.shtml
  3. ^ a b "New York City Charter" (PDF). nyc.gov. City of New York. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. ^ "New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services". New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services. Archived from the original on 2010-05-01. Retrieved 2010-02-28.
  5. ^ "About DCAS - The City Record". New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  6. ^ "New York Criminal Procedure Law § 2.10. Persons designated as peace officers". findlaw.com. Thomson Reuters Westlaw. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Giuliani Appoints Three Commissioners". New York Times. August 11, 1996. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  8. ^ Cooper, Michael (December 28, 2001). "Bloomberg Appoints Five To Be City Commissioners". New York Times. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  9. ^ Otterman, Sharon (February 2, 2011). "City Workers Face Penalty After Storm". New York Times. p. A18. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  10. ^ Taylor, Kate (January 25, 2014). "New Commissioner Has Ties to 'Sherlock,' via Barbados". New York Times. p. A12. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  11. ^ Goodman, J. David (January 6, 2016). "De Blasio Names Herminia Palacio as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services". New York Times. p. A21. Retrieved 8 October 2016.

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