File #: Int 1639-2017    Version: Name: Promoting an increase in solar energy use within business improvements districts.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/6/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to promoting an increase in solar energy use within business improvements districts
Sponsors: Peter A. Koo, Andrew Cohen, Costa G. Constantinides, Helen K. Rosenthal, Vincent J. Gentile, Ben Kallos, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill calls for the creation of a plan to encourage business improvement districts to increase their use of solar energy.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1639-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1639, 3. Int. No. 1639, 4. June 6, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 6/27/17, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/27/17, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/27/17, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1639-A - 10/26/17, 9. Committee Report 10/30/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 10/30/17, 11. October 31, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. Int. No. 1639-A (FINAL), 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-31-17
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11/20/2017APeter A. Koo Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2017APeter A. Koo City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2017APeter A. Koo City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Peter A. Koo Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Peter A. Koo Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Peter A. Koo Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017APeter A. Koo Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2017*Peter A. Koo Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/2017*Peter A. Koo Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/2017*Peter A. Koo City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/2017*Peter A. Koo City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1639-A

 

By Council Members Koo, Cohen, Constantinides, Rosenthal, Gentile, Kallos and Menchaca

 

A Local Law in relation to promoting an increase in solar energy use within business improvements districts

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. a. No later than one year after the effective date of this local law, an office or agency designated by the mayor pursuant to subdivision c of this section shall electronically submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and make publicly available online, a plan to encourage the voluntary increase of solar energy use within business improvement districts established pursuant to chapter 4 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York. The plan shall include, but need not be limited to, the following:

1. Strategies to facilitate bulk purchase and installation of solar energy systems within such districts; and

2. Strategies to facilitate participation within such districts in community shared solar energy systems, either as a system host or system subscriber.

b. In preparing the plan required by subdivision a of this section, such office or agency shall seek cooperation and assistance from the city university of New York, in addition to any other persons such office or agency deems appropriate.

c. The mayor shall, in writing, designate one or more offices or agencies to administer the provisions of this local law and may, from time to time at the mayor’s discretion, change such designation. Within 10 days after such designation or change thereof, a copy of such designation or change thereof shall be published on the website of each such office or agency, and shall be electronically submitted to the speaker of the council.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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