January 25, 2022

Research Tools: City of New York Launches Expanded and Enhanced City Record Online (CROL) Database, More Data and Now Searchable

From the City of New York:

CROL [City Record Online] is now a fully searchable database for all the notices contained in the City Record newspaper – including schedules for public hearings, land-sales and contract awards in accordance with Local Law 38 of 2014.

Until now only a small subset of information was searchable online. Residents and small businesses can also sign up for email notifications and all the data will be available on the Open Data Portal

Now Searchable Using CROL:

  • Contract notices and awards for $1.2 billion of goods and services that are procured by the City each year.
  • Schedules for 750+ Public Hearings and Meetings each year, covering neighborhood issues such as zoning changes, liquor licenses, and sidewalk café applications.
  • Regulatory changes for 95 City Agencies, Boards and Commissions, including topics related to schools, land use, small businesses, and more.
  • Hiring notices and other changes in City personnel.

Direct to NYC “City Record Online” (CROL) Database

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.