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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/13/2015 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting, Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 13, 2015
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    1.       Roll call Video Video
    2.Delivered by: Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, New York Board of Rabbis, 136 East 39th Street, New York, N.Y. 10016. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Garodnick.      Video Video
    3.Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of June 26, 2015 be adopted as printed by Council Member Koslowitz.      Video Video
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M 0330-2015 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 221 West Broadway, Manhattan (20155746 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0331-2015 *Carlos Menchaca Coupled on Call-Up VoteLandmarks, 4312 2nd Ave, Brooklyn (C 150188 PCK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0332-2015 *Carlos Menchaca Coupled on Call-Up VoteLandmarks, 4312 2nd Ave, Brooklyn (C 150305 PCK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0287-2014 AMaria Del Carmen Arroyo Amended and Coupled on GOPrice displays on all signs posted by gas stations other than signs on dispensing devices.IntroductionThis bill would clarify the requirements for price displays at gas stations that advertise to vehicles on the road. If such signs are posted, they must display the price, defined as the sum of the basic price per gallon plus all applicable taxes, of at least the lowest grade of gasoline offered for sale. This bill would also permit the use of LED signs.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0586-2014 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOSigns, posters or placards that advertise gas prices.IntroductionThis bill would amend the requirements for gas station road signs that advertise the price of gasoline to consumers. The bill would require gas stations that sell gasoline at a lower price for purchases made in cash or other specific form of payment to clearly disclose that the advertised price is available only for purchases made in cash or such other specific forms of payment. The bill would also set a minimum size for gas station road signs.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0682-2015 ADaniel R. Garodnick Amended and Coupled on GOConduct in connection with offers to induce a person to vacate a dwelling unit.IntroductionThere have recently been several reported incidents of building owners hiring tenant relocation specialists to try to convince tenants, many of whom are rent-regulated, to leave their apartments. This bill would create a licensing scheme for tenant relocation specialists and agencies which would require applicants to pass an exam, furnish a surety bond, pay a licensing fee and make initial contact with tenants in writing. It would also bar licensees from harassing tenants or providing false information to tenants. Finally, this bill would require the Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs to provide an annual report to the Mayor and the Council on the implementation of this law.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0817-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsiderd - Coupled on GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0145-2014 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOInstallation of fire sprinklers in certain establishments that provide services for animals.IntroductionThis bill would require animal service facilities where animals are continuously sheltered for a period of at least twenty-four hours to install automatic sprinkler systems.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0700-2015 AJumaane D. Williams Amended and Coupled on GORequired disclosures by persons making buyout offers.IntroductionThis bill would amend the Housing Maintenance Code’s definition of “harassment” to make it unlawful for a dwelling owner, or an owner’s agent, to make a tenant buyout offer without first: (1) notifying the tenant that he or she has the right to refuse the buyout offer, and (2) disclosing that the person making the buyout offer is an agent of the tenant’s landlord (where such person is someone other than the landlord).Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0757-2015 AMelissa Mark-Viverito Amended and Coupled on GOAmending the definition of harassment to include certain buyout offers.IntroductionThis bill makes contacting a tenant about a buyout offer, after such tenant has notified the owner or his or her agent that such tenant does not wish to be communicated with about buyouts, a form of harassment.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0866-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Preconsidered - Coupled on GO with a Message of NecessityRegulation of cooling towers.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of cooling towers to register such towers with the Department of Buildings and develop a plan for maintaining such towers. It would also require cooling towers to be inspected and tested on a quarterly basis. If any test comes back positive for microbes, such as the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ Disease, then the owner would have to clean and disinfect the system in accordance with Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) regulations. Finally, this bill would require DOHMH to report to the Council on the implementation of this law.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0270-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 345-Seat Annex to Curtis High School, Staten Island (20155364 SCR)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0819-2015 *David G. Greenfield Preconsiderd - Coupled on GOLU 270 - Landmarks, 345-Seat Annex to Curtis High School, Staten Island (20155364 SCR)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0271-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 450-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155589 SCQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0820-2015 *David G. Greenfield Preconsiderd - Coupled on GOLU 271 - Landmarks, 450-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155589 SCQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0272-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 240-Seat Pre-Kindergarten, Brooklyn (20155388 SCK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0821-2015 *David G. Greenfield Preconsiderd - Coupled on GOLU 272 - Landmarks, 240-Seat Pre-Kindergarten, Brooklyn (20155388 SCK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0273-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 504-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155170 SCQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0822-2015 *David G. Greenfield Preconsiderd - Coupled on GOLU 273 - Landmarks, 504-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155170 SCQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0257-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tonic - 411 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155525 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0823-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 257 - Zoning, Tonic - 411 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155525 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0258-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Banc Cafe - 431 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155693 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0824-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 258 - Zoning, Banc Cafe - 431 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155693 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0259-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, La Villetta - 398 East 52nd St, Manhattan (20155689 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0825-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 259 - Zoning, La Villetta - 398 East 52nd St, Manhattan (20155689 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0260-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (N 150287 ZRX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0826-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 260 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (N 150287 ZRX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0261-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150288 ZMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0827-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 261 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150288 ZMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0262-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150289 ZSX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0828-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 262 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150289 ZSX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0263-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150344 ZSX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0829-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 263 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150344 ZSX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0264-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (C 150203 MMM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0830-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 264 - Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (C 150203 MMM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0265-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (N 150267 ZRM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0831-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 265 - Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (N 150267 ZRM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0266-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Bright Horizons Children's Center, Queens (N 150141 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0832-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 266 - Zoning, Bright Horizons Children's Center, Queens (N 150141 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0267-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C 150303 ZSX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0833-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 267 - Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C 150303 ZSX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0268-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C150306 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0834-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 268 - Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C150306 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0269-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 269 Henry Street, Manhattan (N 150317 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0835-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 269 - Planning, 269 Henry Street, Manhattan (N 150317 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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T2014-0002 *  Coupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0287-2014 AMaria Del Carmen Arroyo~coupledA and GOPrice displays on all signs posted by gas stations other than signs on dispensing devices.IntroductionThis bill would clarify the requirements for price displays at gas stations that advertise to vehicles on the road. If such signs are posted, they must display the price, defined as the sum of the basic price per gallon plus all applicable taxes, of at least the lowest grade of gasoline offered for sale. This bill would also permit the use of LED signs.   Action details Not available
Int 0586-2014 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.~coupledA and GOSigns, posters or placards that advertise gas prices.IntroductionThis bill would amend the requirements for gas station road signs that advertise the price of gasoline to consumers. The bill would require gas stations that sell gasoline at a lower price for purchases made in cash or other specific form of payment to clearly disclose that the advertised price is available only for purchases made in cash or such other specific forms of payment. The bill would also set a minimum size for gas station road signs.   Action details Not available
Int 0682-2015 ADaniel R. Garodnick~coupledA and GOConduct in connection with offers to induce a person to vacate a dwelling unit.IntroductionThere have recently been several reported incidents of building owners hiring tenant relocation specialists to try to convince tenants, many of whom are rent-regulated, to leave their apartments. This bill would create a licensing scheme for tenant relocation specialists and agencies which would require applicants to pass an exam, furnish a surety bond, pay a licensing fee and make initial contact with tenants in writing. It would also bar licensees from harassing tenants or providing false information to tenants. Finally, this bill would require the Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs to provide an annual report to the Mayor and the Council on the implementation of this law.   Action details Not available
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Res 0817-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0145-2014 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOInstallation of fire sprinklers in certain establishments that provide services for animals.IntroductionThis bill would require animal service facilities where animals are continuously sheltered for a period of at least twenty-four hours to install automatic sprinkler systems.   Action details Not available
Int 0700-2015 AJumaane D. Williams~coupledA and GORequired disclosures by persons making buyout offers.IntroductionThis bill would amend the Housing Maintenance Code’s definition of “harassment” to make it unlawful for a dwelling owner, or an owner’s agent, to make a tenant buyout offer without first: (1) notifying the tenant that he or she has the right to refuse the buyout offer, and (2) disclosing that the person making the buyout offer is an agent of the tenant’s landlord (where such person is someone other than the landlord).   Action details Not available
Int 0757-2015 AMelissa Mark-Viverito~coupledA and GOAmending the definition of harassment to include certain buyout offers.IntroductionThis bill makes contacting a tenant about a buyout offer, after such tenant has notified the owner or his or her agent that such tenant does not wish to be communicated with about buyouts, a form of harassment.   Action details Not available
Int 0866-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito~coupledPreconsidered - GO with M/NRegulation of cooling towers.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of cooling towers to register such towers with the Department of Buildings and develop a plan for maintaining such towers. It would also require cooling towers to be inspected and tested on a quarterly basis. If any test comes back positive for microbes, such as the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ Disease, then the owner would have to clean and disinfect the system in accordance with Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) regulations. Finally, this bill would require DOHMH to report to the Council on the implementation of this law.   Action details Not available
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Res 0819-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupled LU 270 - Landmarks, 345-Seat Annex to Curtis High School, Staten Island (20155364 SCR)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0820-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupled LU 271 - Landmarks, 450-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155589 SCQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0821-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupled LU 272 - Landmarks, 240-Seat Pre-Kindergarten, Brooklyn (20155388 SCK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0822-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupled LU 273 - Landmarks, 504-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155170 SCQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0823-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 257 - Zoning, Tonic - 411 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155525 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0824-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 258 - Zoning, Banc Cafe - 431 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155693 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0825-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 259 - Zoning, La Villetta - 398 East 52nd St, Manhattan (20155689 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0826-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 260 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (N 150287 ZRX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0827-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 261 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150288 ZMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0828-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 262 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150289 ZSX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0829-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 263 - Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150344 ZSX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0830-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 264 - Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (C 150203 MMM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0831-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 265 - Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (N 150267 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0832-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 266 - Zoning, Bright Horizons Children's Center, Queens (N 150141 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0833-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 267 - Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C 150303 ZSX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0834-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 268 - Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C150306 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0835-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 269 - Planning, 269 Henry Street, Manhattan (N 150317 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
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T2014-0002 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
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Int 0866-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsRegulation of cooling towers.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of cooling towers to register such towers with the Department of Buildings and develop a plan for maintaining such towers. It would also require cooling towers to be inspected and tested on a quarterly basis. If any test comes back positive for microbes, such as the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ Disease, then the owner would have to clean and disinfect the system in accordance with Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) regulations. Finally, this bill would require DOHMH to report to the Council on the implementation of this law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0867-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring written communications regarding the results of inspections from the Departments of Consumer Affairs and Health and Mental Hygiene to be in the receiving business owner’s language of choice.IntroductionThis bill would require the Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene and Consumer Affairs to add a space on permit and license applications for applicants to note their language of choice for mailings related to inspection results, including settlement offers for alleged violations. It would require that any settlement offer required to include an opportunity to cure be sent in English and any language specified by the individual receiving the settlement offer on an applicable permit application or that the Department of Consumer Affairs has learned of through the Mayor’s Office of Operations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0868-2015 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORTechnologyReporting on the implementation of next generation 911.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Information Technology and Telecommunications to issue an annual report on the implementation of Next Generation 911.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0869-2015 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORPublic SafetyReporting on sex offenses.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to add sex offenses to its crime status report. Such offenses must be listed in total and by listing the type of sex offense separately.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0870-2015 *Rosie Mendez~SPONSORHealthCreation of a temporary task force to evaluate the epidemic of diabetes in the city of New York.IntroductionThis bill would create a temporary Diabetes Task Force, made up of a combination of Council and Mayoral appointees, to study, and to issue a report that makes recommendations relating to, diabetes in New York City. The recommendations would be required to include a comprehensive, citywide strategy to reduce the incidence of diabetes. The report would be due two years after enactment. The Diabetes Task Force would be disbanded after issuing the required report.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0871-2015 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsGender-neutral single-occupant bathrooms.IntroductionThis bill would require single-occupant toilet rooms to be usable by persons of any gender.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0816-2015 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORHealthFDA to remove any blood donation restrictions based on sexual orientation.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0817-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0872-2015 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORMental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability ServicesAssessment of city managed court facilities to determine accessibility for persons with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to audit and report on the accessibility of the court facilities in its portfolio. The report would be submitted annually to the mayor, the council, and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of People with Disabilities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0873-2015 *Mark Levine~SPONSORTransportationEstablishing a carsharing parking pilot program.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish a pilot program that will provide carsharing organizations with dedicated parking spaces. DOT would be required to report to the Council on the results of the pilot, including its impact on the driving and car-ownership habits of drivers, and the participating carsharing companies would have to cooperate with DOT by sharing any data requested.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0874-2015 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORTransportationCommuter vans.IntroductionThis bill would require commuter van service owners to have the same or more licensed drivers as registered vans. If the owner fails to produce sufficient proof, the Taxi and Limousine Commission may suspend or revoke their authorization to operate the commuter van service or refuse to renew the authorization.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0875-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORTransportationEstablishment of a pilot program for the installation of dedicated left-turn arrow traffic signals at no fewer than 50 intersections in the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Transportation to establish a pilot program to install left-turn arrow traffic signals at 50 or more intersections in the City. The Commissioner would determine the particular intersections to be affected after considering the number of collisions and severity of injuries occurring at various intersections and after consulting with advocates. Installation of all 50 traffic signals would have to be completed within one year and 90 days of the adoption of this bill. The bill would also require the Commissioner to monitor the effects of the pilot program on the affected intersections and to post a report on the Department of Transportation’s website analyzing the status of the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0876-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police dept to submit reports on enforcement of right of way violations.IntroductionThis bill requires the NYPD to report on the number of violations issued for failure to yield to a pedestrian or bicyclist when pedestrians have the right of way, including the number of violations issued for simply failing to yield, the number of violations issued where the vehicle makes contact and injures the pedestrian, the direction of the automobile turn that caused the incident in question, the type of vehicle or vehicles involved in the incident, and the outcome of the adjudication of any such violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0877-2015 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsMarketing of affordable housing units.IntroductionThis bill would set requirements for the marketing of affordable housing which is funded in whole or in part by city financial assistance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0878-2015 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring a monthly report to council members and community boards of certain permits issued by the department of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Buildings to issue to each Council Member and community board, no later than the 10th day of each month, a report on New Building construction, Alteration Type-1, and full demolition permits issued during the prior calendar month for properties within the appropriate council district and community district, respectively. The report would include, for each permit: the name of the applicant; the location of the property; whether the property is vacant; and whether there are any open complaints for the property.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0879-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementReceptacles in a building or dwelling that has a high concentration of rodent infestation.IntroductionThe bill would require trash receptacles in buildings identified as having a high concentration of repeated rodent infestation to be made of a material or design to minimize rodent infestation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0880-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionUse of biodiesel fuel in school buses.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 880-A requires a review of the types and models of buses that are used pursuant to existing school bus contracts and their compatibility with biodiesel blends. This bill also requires review of the mode of fueling by school bus contractors including in-house, retail or fuel truck, the supply availability of biodiesel for each mode of fueling for the use of biodiesel. The results of the study would be communicated to the Mayor and The Speaker by June 30, 2019.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0881-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORMental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability ServicesDesignation of disability service facilitators at city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the head of each city agency, in consultation with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), to designate an employee as the agency’s Disability Service Facilitator (“Facilitator”). The Facilitator would be responsible for coordinating the agency’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal, state, and local laws concerning accessibility for people with disabilities. Each agency would be required to post contact information for their Facilitator on their respective websites.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0882-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORMental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability ServicesRequiring that all public meetings be held in facilities equipped with assistive listening systems.IntroductionCertain capital projects with an estimated baseline construction cost of $950,000 or more involving the construction or reconstruction of one or more assembly areas shall be designed and constructed to include in at least one assembly area the installation of an induction loop assistive listening system or an alternative assistive listening system that has been determined by the mayor to be significantly more effective for the hard of hearing than an induction loop system. Each security, information, or reception desk used for the checking-in or screening of persons attending a meeting or event held in a looped assembly area shall be equipped with microloops. Further, directional signage that includes guidance to an assistive listening assembly area must be provided and the entrance to any building containing an assistive listening assembly area and such areas used for the checking-in or screening of persons attending a meeting or event held in such assembly area shall display the international symbol of access for hearing loss and a “T” in the lower right-hand corner of such symbol indicating the availability of an induction loop system or a symbol indicating an alternative system if applicable. The Mayor, or an office designated by the Mayor, shall post on its website, no later than July 1, 2018, and update annually, a list with the locations of facilities owned or operated by the city at which an assistive listening system such as an induction loop, infrared, FM, or other type of system, is permanently available or in the process of being installed, as well as which type of assistive listening system is permanently available or in the process of being installed, including the cost associated with installation of new assistive listening systems.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0883-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORMental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability ServicesRequiring advertising and other materials pertaining to public events to include information regarding accessibility for people with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that all advertisements, posters, invitations, and other publicity materials for events open to the public hosted by city agencies contain information on who to contact for information regarding accessibility at the event, and a deadline for when requests for accommodations for people with disabilities must be received by the event’s organizer. Agencies are required to encourage their contractors to comply with this requirement, and community boards and community district education councils are permitted to comply if practicable. Furthermore, the bill would require that publicity materials, to the extent practicable for the particular form of media, include information regarding the availability of wheelchair accessibility, communication access real-time translation, sign language interpretation, assistive listening systems, and any other accommodations. Finally, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities would be required to develop and distribute a guide to assist agencies in complying with these requirements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0818-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORState and Federal LegislationImproving the Treatment of the U.S. Territories Under Federal Health Programs Act of 2015 (H.R. 2635)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0884-2015 *Eric A. Ulrich~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring each community board to establish a veterans committee.IntroductionThis bill would require each community board to establish a committee dedicated to the needs of veterans and their families within the community district, and establish that committee meetings are to be open to the public (except as otherwise provided by law).Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0270-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, 345-Seat Annex to Curtis High School, Staten Island (20155364 SCR)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0270-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 345-Seat Annex to Curtis High School, Staten Island (20155364 SCR)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0271-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, 450-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155589 SCQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0271-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 450-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155589 SCQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0272-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, 240-Seat Pre-Kindergarten, Brooklyn (20155388 SCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0272-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 240-Seat Pre-Kindergarten, Brooklyn (20155388 SCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0273-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, 504-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155170 SCQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0273-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 504-Seat Primary School, Queens (20155170 SCQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0274-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, White Street, 221 West Broadway, Manhattan (20155746 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0274-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, White Street, 221 West Broadway, Manhattan (20155746 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0275-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, 4312 2nd Ave, Brooklyn (C 150188 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0275-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 4312 2nd Ave, Brooklyn (C 150188 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0276-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, 4312 2nd Ave, Brooklyn (C 150305 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0276-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, 4312 2nd Ave, Brooklyn (C 150305 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0277-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Henry and Susan McDonald House, Brooklyn (20155771 HKK (N 150445 HKK))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0277-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, Henry and Susan McDonald House, Brooklyn (20155771 HKK (N 150445 HKK))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0278-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, M.H. Renken Dairy Company Office Building and Engine Room, Brooklyn (20155770 HKK (N 150446 HKK))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0278-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, M.H. Renken Dairy Company Office Building and Engine Room, Brooklyn (20155770 HKK (N 150446 HKK))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available