NYC Charter Revision Commission Announces Citywide Series of Public Input Sessions

On May 21st, 2024 Mayor Adams announced the formation of a Commission to review the entire city charter. This invitation is for all to attend and share any public testimony they wish to submit.

The New York City Charter provides the structure of City government and key powers of City elected officials and agencies. The Charter Review Commission (CRC) is empowered to review the entire Charter.

The public is invited to testify about any matter of importance to City government, to suggest changes to the Charter, and share feedback on the Commission’s Preliminary Report.

You can find out more about the New York City Charter Revision by visiting

The public hearing in Brooklyn will be held at:

For assistance, contact (212) 788-0014 (leave a voicemail) or at least 48-hours before the start time of the meeting you plan to attend.

Who can give input?
  • Any member of the public may testify, as long as they adhere to the three (3) minute time window allotted to them.
  • New Yorkers from any of the five boroughs may testify, no matter where the meeting is held.
  • Are you a group, organization, or institution that wants to testify? No problem! Just designate a single representative to testify.
Didn’t get to testify?

The CRC will attempt to accommodate everyone who wishes to speak, but if the time does not permit, you are encouraged to utilize other opportunities to testify at subsequent public hearings or by submitting written testimony to

Deadline for submissions

The deadline to submit written testimony for the CRC is Friday, July 12th, 2024, at 5:00 PM.

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