"To sum up Battery Park City, is the statement that you hear so many people say that come here: You know, it feels like it's always been here. I can't imagine that this is thought of as being new."

Stanton Eckstut

Principal, Erenkrantz & Eckstut Architects

Freedom of Information Law

BPCA records are available to the public in accordance with Article 85 of the New York State Public Officers law, known as the “Freedom of Information Law”, or FOIL. The Committee on Open Government (the “Committee”) is the New York State agency responsible for overseeing the Freedom of Information Law, Open Meetings and Personal Privacy Protection Laws. Requests for records may be made at the BPCA office during normal business hours to:

BPCA FOIL Office
200 Liberty Street, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10281
Or, by email at:
foil@bpca.ny.gov

APPEAL OF BPCA FOIL DENIALS
Any person denied access to a record maintained by the BPCA may, within 30 days, appeal such denial by writing to BPCA’s FOIL Appeals Officer:

BPCA FOIL Appeals Officer
200 Liberty Street, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10281

COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT 
The Committee on Open Government (the “Committee”) is the New York State agency “responsible for overseeing and advising with regard to the Freedom of Information, Open Meetings and Personal Privacy Protection Laws . . . .” The Committee maintains a web site that includes the text of the Freedom of Information Law as well as regulations adopted by the Committee pursuant to FOIL.

FOIL SUBJECT MATTER LIST

Pursuant to section 87(3)(c) of the Public Officers Law, a subject matter list of records in the possession of the Authority has been made downloadable below.

PDF – FOIL Subject Matter List

AVAILABILITY OF RECORDS 

Upon appointment, public records maintained by the BPCA are available for inspection or copying on weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 200 Liberty Street, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10281.

Public Information

 

BPCA Enabling Statute

BPCA Code of Ethics

South End Avenue / West Thames Street Assessment

Annual Reports

Bond Offerings

Budgets

BPCA Environmental Guidelines

BPC Parks Tax Returns (Form 990 & CHAR 500)

Financial Statements 

Information Technology Observations and Recommendations

Report to the Audit Committee

Miscellaneous Guidelines & Policies

Guidelines and Procedures for the Disposal of Personal and Real Property 

BPC Open Community Meetings

Video of all BPC Open Community Meetings and BPCA Board Meetings may also be found on our Media Archive Page.

BPCA Prompt Payment Policy

BPCA Procurement Report

Independent Auditors’ Report on Internal Controls 

Investment Performance Reports 

BPCA Investment Report & Guidelines 

Report of Independent Auditors 

Schedule of Debt

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