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New York State Division of the Budget Public Authorities Control Board Meeting Files and Application Background Materials

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The series consists of regular and special meeting files of the Public Authorities Control Board (PACB), which regulates financing, bonding, property acquisition, and construction projects of major public authorities. Some of the records, including exhibits, draft resolutions, and summaries outlining financial implications of projects, were apparently prepared by staff for PACB members as background materials on pending applications. The records document the PACB's monitoring of projects undertaken by public authorities, as well as its decision-making process.
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Quantity:
78 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
approximately 1969-1997
Series Number:
16148

Arrangement

Arranged in rough reverse chronological order.

16148-95, 16148-99: Rough chronological.

16148-97: Chronological by meeting date, or by name of project.

16148-97A: Arranged by name of project.

Administrative History

The Board was established in 1976. It regulates financing, bonding, property acquisition, and construction projects of major public authorities and also approves funding for most of them. The Division of the Budget serves as secretariat for the Board.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of regular and special meeting files of the Public Authorities Control Board (PACB). Some of the records were apparently prepared by staff for Board members as background materials on pending applications and related exhibits, draft resolutions, and summaries outlining financial implications of projects. The records document the Board's monitoring of projects undertaken by public authorities, as well as Board decision-making.

16148-92: This accretion covers PACB meetings and applications dating from 1977 to 1986. Nearly one-half of the records pertain to an application by the New York State Medical Care Facilities Finance Agency (MCFFA), which manages hospitals and health-related facilities.

16148-97: This accretion consists of staff background files concerning Urban Development Corporation High Risk Targeted Investment Projects and public utility projects (gas and electric). The files generally contain copies of board resolutions, agreements and financial plans.

16148-97A: This accretion consists of staff background files concerning Urban Development Corporation High Risk Targeted Investment Projects. The files generally contain copies of Board resolutions, agreements, and financial plans.

16148-99: This accretion consists of certifications by the governor approving the issuance of tax-exempt financial obligations pursuant to the federal Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA).

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

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16148-92, 16148-95, 16148-97: Container list is available at the repository.

16148-97A: Folder list is available at the repository.

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