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NYS ABO RESOURCES . . .

This information is provided by the NYS Authority Board Office.

Legal Responsibilities of Public Authority Board Members
Public Authority Board Members Duties by NYS ESDC
Board Members Responsibilities under Public Authorities 2005 Accountability Act

Ethical Resonsibilities of Public Authority Leaders
NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
Ethics Guide for Unpaid State Officers

Governance Practices
Model Governance Principles for Public Authorities
Model Code of Ethics
Model Audit Committee Charter
Model Assessment of Internal Controls - Revised April 2011
Model Finance Committee Charter
New Board Member Orientation
Model Public Access to Records Regulation (provided by NYS Department of State)
Board Meetings:  Best Practices Guide for Public Authorities
Conflict of Interest Policy

Public Authority Board Committees
Resource Guide for Public Sector Audit Committees
Best Practices Checklist for Audit Committees
Model Governance Principles for Public Authorities

NYS Authority Budget Office Policy Guidance
06-02 Understanding Corporate Governance Policies, Issued 10-1-2006
07-01 Independence of Board Members, Issued 3-1-2007
07-02 Local Financial Disclosure, Issued 5-1-2007
09-01 Appropriate Use of Executive Session
10-01 Acknowledgement of Fiduciary Duty
10-02 Public Authority Mission Statement and Measurement Reports
10-03 Posting and Maintaining Reports on Public Authority Web Sites
10-04 Fiduciary Duty of the Designee of a voting Ex Officio Board Member
10-05 Annual Board of Directors Evaluation
11-01 ABO Policy Guidance Compliance Review Requirements
14-02  Formation of a Subsidiary by a Public Authority
15-01  Restrictions on Grants and Loans Made by Public Authorities
15-02 ABO Policy Guidance Board Member Training
15-03 ABO Policy Guidance Explanatory Statement of the Circumstances of Property Disposition

Summary of Selected Economic Development Programs, Regulations, and Other Relevant Provisions
Economic Development Handbook (provided by Harris Beach)

Tax Exempt Bonds
Booklet: An Elected Officials Guide to Tax Exempt Debt