The 36th New York City Council is one of 51 council offices throughout the city, each of which is occupied by one…More elected member. The New York City Council is the law-making body of the City of New York. The Council monitors the operation and performance of city agencies, makes land-use decisions and has sole responsibility for approving the city's budget and governing New York City, in equal partner with the Mayor.
The 36th Council seat currently is occupied by the Hon. Albert Vann, who has served in this role since November 2001.