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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/5/2016 12:00 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, Rules of the Council, Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting, Minutes of the Stated Meeting
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    Delivered by: Pastor Gilford Monrose, Mt. Zion Church of God 7th Day, 203 East 37th Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11203. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Mealy.      Video Video
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M 0368-2016 * FinanceSubmitting Preliminary Expense Budget for FY'17.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0369-2016 * FinanceSubmitting February 2016 Financial Plan Detail and Summary Book, Volumes I and II for FYs 2016-2020.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0370-2016 * FinanceSubmitting Geographic Reports for Expense Budget for FY'17.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0371-2016 * FinanceSubmitting Departmental Estimates Report, Volumes I, II, III, IV and V, for FY'17.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0372-2016 * FinanceSubmitting Preliminary Contract Budget Report for FY'17.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0373-2016 * FinanceSubmitting the Preliminary Capital Budget, FY'17.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0374-2016 * FinanceSubmitting the Capital Commitment Plan, FY'16, Volumes 1, 2, 3, & 4 and the Capital Commitment Plan, Financial Summary.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0375-2016 * Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting Preliminary certificate setting forth the maximum amount of debt and reserves which the City, and the NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority, may soundly incur for capital projects for FY'17 and the ensuing three fiscal years, and the maximum amMayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0376-2016 * Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting Preliminary Mayor’s Management Report (PMMR) for FY'16.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0377-2016 *Rosie Mendez Zoning, Sidewalk Cafe, 210 East 3rd Street, Manhattan (20165174 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0956-2016 AJulissa Ferreras-CopelandAmended and Coupled on GOFulton Mall Special Assessment DistrictResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 1055-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Coupled on GOCompensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys.IntroductionThis bill would amend the annual salary of the Mayor to $258,750, the annual salary of the Public Advocate to $184,800, the annual salary of the Members of the City Council to $148,500, the annual salary of the Speaker of the City Council to $164,500, the annual salary of the Borough Presidents to $179,200, the annual salary of the Comptroller to $209,050 and the annual salary of the District Attorneys to $212,800.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1069-2016 *Ben KallosPreconsidered - Coupled on GOMaking the members of the city council full-time officials.IntroductionThis bill would require the City Council to set forth rules prohibiting Council Members from earning certain outside income and would make the position of Council Member full-time. The provisions of this bill and any rules promulgated pursuant to this bill would not apply to any Council Member who has engaged in another occupation, profession or employment during the current Council session, who intends to continue to engage in such occupation, profession or employment for the remainder of such session, and who submits a letter to the Speaker of the Council by March 1, 2016 describing such engagement and intention.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1077-2016 *James VaccaPreconsidered - Coupled on GOIncreasing access to disclosure forms of elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would require the financial disclosure forms of elected officials to be made available for public inspection on the conflict of interest board’s website, except when a request for privacy is pending.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1078-2016 *James G. Van BramerPreconsidered - Coupled on GOModifying the timing and deliberation time for the quadrennial advisory commission for the review of compensation levels of elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would amend the timing of the commission appointed to review the compensation of elected officials by extending the amount of time a commission has to conduct a review and issue a report to 120 days following its appointment. The bill would also amend the year in which the commission is appointed from the second year of a four-year cycle to the third year.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0320-2016 *David G. Greenfield Zoning, Sidewalk café, POCO NYC - 33 Avenue B, Manhattan (20165210 TCM)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0986-2016 *David G. GreenfieldCoupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 320 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, POCO NYC - 33 Avenue B, Manhattan (20165210 TCM)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0327-2016 *David G. Greenfield Zoning, 321-323 Canal Street, Manhattan (C150384ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0987-2016 *David G. GreenfieldCoupled on GOLU 327 - Zoning, 321-323 Canal Street, Manhattan (C150384ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0328-2016 *David G. Greenfield Zoning, 321-323 Canal Street, Manhattan (C150385ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0988-2016 *David G. GreenfieldCoupled on GOLU 328 - Zoning, 321-323 Canal Street, Manhattan (C150385ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0329-2016 *David G. Greenfield Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (N150416ZRM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0989-2016 *David G. GreenfieldCoupled on GOLU 329 - Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (N150416ZRM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0330-2016 *David G. Greenfield Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (C150417ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0990-2016 *David G. GreenfieldCoupled on GOLU 330 - Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (C150417ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0331-2016 *David G. Greenfield Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (C150418ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0991-2016 *David G. GreenfieldCoupled on GOLU 331 - Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (C150418ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0856-2015 AMark LevineAmended and Coupled on GOParks dept recreation center fees for veterans and persons with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would establish a discounted annual membership fee at Parks Department recreation centers for persons with disabilities and veterans of the armed forces.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1054-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsiderd - Coupled on GONaming of 42 thoroughfares and public places.IntroductionThis bill would co-name 42 thoroughfares and public places, based on requests of Council Members whose district includes the location. Of these 42 co-names, 3 are either a relocation of a previously enacted co-naming or a revision to the street sign installed with respect to a previously enacted co-naming.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0971-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsiderd - Coupled on GOAmend chapter II of the rules of the council in relation to outside earned income of members.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0980-2016 *Ben KallosPreconsiderd - Coupled on GOAmend rules 2.40 and 7.160 of the rules of the council in relation to allowances, and modifying allowances for officers of the council.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0363-2016 *  Shin-pei Tsay, New York City Art CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0992-2016 *Brad S. LanderCoupled on GOM 363 - Shin-pei Tsay, New York City Art CommissionResolution 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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Res 0956-2016 AJulissa Ferreras-CopelandA and GOFulton Mall Special Assessment DistrictResolution    Action details Not available
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Int 1055-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - GOCompensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys.IntroductionThis bill would amend the annual salary of the Mayor to $258,750, the annual salary of the Public Advocate to $184,800, the annual salary of the Members of the City Council to $148,500, the annual salary of the Speaker of the City Council to $164,500, the annual salary of the Borough Presidents to $179,200, the annual salary of the Comptroller to $209,050 and the annual salary of the District Attorneys to $212,800.   Action details Not available
Int 1069-2016 *Ben KallosPreconsidered - GOMaking the members of the city council full-time officials.IntroductionThis bill would require the City Council to set forth rules prohibiting Council Members from earning certain outside income and would make the position of Council Member full-time. The provisions of this bill and any rules promulgated pursuant to this bill would not apply to any Council Member who has engaged in another occupation, profession or employment during the current Council session, who intends to continue to engage in such occupation, profession or employment for the remainder of such session, and who submits a letter to the Speaker of the Council by March 1, 2016 describing such engagement and intention.   Action details Not available
Int 1077-2016 *James VaccaPreconsidered - GOIncreasing access to disclosure forms of elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would require the financial disclosure forms of elected officials to be made available for public inspection on the conflict of interest board’s website, except when a request for privacy is pending.   Action details Not available
Int 1078-2016 *James G. Van BramerPreconsidered - GOModifying the timing and deliberation time for the quadrennial advisory commission for the review of compensation levels of elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would amend the timing of the commission appointed to review the compensation of elected officials by extending the amount of time a commission has to conduct a review and issue a report to 120 days following its appointment. The bill would also amend the year in which the commission is appointed from the second year of a four-year cycle to the third year.   Action details Not available
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Res 0986-2016 *David G. GreenfieldFiledLU 320 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, POCO NYC - 33 Avenue B, Manhattan (20165210 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0987-2016 *David G. GreenfieldGOLU 327 - Zoning, 321-323 Canal Street, Manhattan (C150384ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0988-2016 *David G. GreenfieldGOLU 328 - Zoning, 321-323 Canal Street, Manhattan (C150385ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0989-2016 *David G. GreenfieldGOLU 329 - Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (N150416ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0990-2016 *David G. GreenfieldGOLU 330 - Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (C150417ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0991-2016 *David G. GreenfieldGOLU 331 - Zoning, 150 Wooster Street, Manhattan (C150418ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0856-2015 AMark LevineA and GOParks dept recreation center fees for veterans and persons with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would establish a discounted annual membership fee at Parks Department recreation centers for persons with disabilities and veterans of the armed forces.   Action details Not available
Int 1054-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - GONaming of 42 thoroughfares and public places.IntroductionThis bill would co-name 42 thoroughfares and public places, based on requests of Council Members whose district includes the location. Of these 42 co-names, 3 are either a relocation of a previously enacted co-naming or a revision to the street sign installed with respect to a previously enacted co-naming.   Action details Not available
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Res 0971-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - GOAmend chapter II of the rules of the council in relation to outside earned income of members.Resolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0980-2016 *Ben KallosPreconsidered - GOAmend rules 2.40 and 7.160 of the rules of the council in relation to allowances, and modifying allowances for officers of the council.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0992-2016 *Brad S. LanderGOM 363 - Shin-pei Tsay, New York City Art CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
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Int 1054-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Parks and RecreationNaming of 42 thoroughfares and public places.IntroductionThis bill would co-name 42 thoroughfares and public places, based on requests of Council Members whose district includes the location. Of these 42 co-names, 3 are either a relocation of a previously enacted co-naming or a revision to the street sign installed with respect to a previously enacted co-naming.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1055-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsCompensation of the mayor, public advocate, members of the city council, borough presidents, comptroller and district attorneys.IntroductionThis bill would amend the annual salary of the Mayor to $258,750, the annual salary of the Public Advocate to $184,800, the annual salary of the Members of the City Council to $148,500, the annual salary of the Speaker of the City Council to $164,500, the annual salary of the Borough Presidents to $179,200, the annual salary of the Comptroller to $209,050 and the annual salary of the District Attorneys to $212,800.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1056-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Public SafetyCriminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) - Penalties for violating park rules.IntroductionPresently, the violation of any Department of Parks and Recreation (“DPR”) rule is a misdemeanor, with a penalty of up to 90 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. This bill changes the penalty for violating such rules to a violation with a maximum penalty of 1 day in jail and a fine of up to $200. The bill also reduces the maximum civil penalty for park violations from $10,000 to $200. The bill also adds a list of prohibitions in parks to the Administrative Code that are punishable by misdemeanor.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1057-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Public SafetyCriminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) - Enforcement of criminal and civil offenses.IntroductionIn enforcing misdemeanors and non-criminal offenses, the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) may either issue a criminal or civil summons, among other options. This bill states the Council has determined that criminal summonses should only be used for certain low-level offenses in limited circumstances, and requires the NYPD to provide guidance to its officers on when to use criminal and civil summonses, and make such guidance public. The bill also adds definitions for terms such as “civil summons” to create uniformity in the use of these terms throughout the Administrative Code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1058-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Public SafetyCriminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) - Penalties for excessive noise.IntroductionThis bill amends the civil penalties for unreasonable noise for a noncommercial purpose.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1059-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Public SafetyCriminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) - OATH procedures for certain quality of life offenses.IntroductionThis bill would require that judges at the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (“OATH”) offer the option to complete community service in lieu of paying civil penalties for “specified violations,” defined as those related to the possession of an open container of alcohol, public urination, littering, one provision of the noise code, and violating most parks rules. This bill would also allow these judges to dismiss these specified offenses in the interest of justice. This bill would require OATH to report on the adjudication of the specified violations. Finally, the bill requires OATH to conduct a yearly analysis of the penalties and judgments imposed on persons for specified violations, to ensure that OATH is not imposing such penalties and judgments in amounts that are disproportionate to the harm caused by the underlying offenses, and to recommend a possible limit on such penalties and judgments where appropriate.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0971-2016 *Melissa Mark-ViveritoPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAmend chapter II of the rules of the council in relation to outside earned income of members.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1060-2016 *Fernando Cabrera Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementIdentification of dog owners by sanitation agents.IntroductionThis bill would require certain Sanitation officers to have available devices capable of scanning the microchips implanted in dogs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0972-2016 *Fernando Cabrera Public SafetyEliminate the statute of limitations in criminal and civil actions involving sex crimes against minors. (A.2504)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0973-2016 *Fernando Cabrera General WelfareNYC Administration of Children’s Services to fund and Criminal Court Judges to use the Positive Alternative Towards Home program.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0974-2016 *Fernando Cabrera EducationDOE to provide one college advisor for every 50 high school seniors in NYC public schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0975-2016 *Fernando Cabrera TransportationMTA to make all subway stations fully accessible to people with disabilities by 2023.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1061-2016 *Margaret S. ChinConsumer AffairsSale of plants and flowers during the Asian Lunar New Year.IntroductionThis bill would grant an exemption to the current laws that require street vendors to secure a license before vending goods and services on the streets of New York. This bill would allow individuals to sell plants and flowers on the day of the Asian Lunar New Year and during the seven days prior.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1062-2016 *Margaret S. ChinGeneral WelfareRequiring a study on the feasibility of providing language classes to certain children in foster care.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to complete a study regarding its ability to provide access to language classes for any child between the ages of 3 years and 12 years who was removed from the custody of parents or guardians that are limited English proficient individuals and who has been in the custody of ACS for at least 6 months. The bill would also require ACS initiate a process to identify and track whether parents or guardians of children in foster care are limited English proficient individuals.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1063-2016 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.Women's IssuesRequiring lactation rooms in certain locations providing services to the public.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to ensure that every job center, SNAP center, medical assistance program center of the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration, as well as every city-owned borough office of the Administration for Children’s Services and the Nicholas Scoppetta Children’s Center, and every health center operated or maintained by DOHMH, to make at least one lactation room available upon request to an individual utilizing on-site services. The presence of such a lactation room shall not interfere with such an individual’s right to breastfeed in public. DOHMH would be required to create a poster containing information on breast-feeding, an individual’s right to breastfeed in nurse in public, and the availability of lactation rooms pursuant to this section. The poster would be made available by DOHMH and displayed in a clear and conspicuous manner in the waiting room of any public space where a lactation room is required to be made available. DOHMH would also be required to create a list of all public spaces with lactation rooms and make this list available on its website. The bill would also require the Department of Education to submit to the Speaker of the Council on or before August 1, 2017 and on or before every August 1 thereafter, a report summarizing policies at NYC public schools to allow a student or parent/guardian of a student to access a lactation room upon request.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1064-2016 *Elizabeth S. CrowleyFire and Criminal Justice ServicesRequiring the DOC to evaluate programs it utilizes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to evaluate the programs that are offered to inmates, and submit a yearly report summarizing this evaluation to the Mayor and Council, and post such report online.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1065-2016 *Elizabeth S. CrowleyOversight and InvestigationsInvestigating, reviewing, studying, and auditing of and making of recommendations relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of the division of economic and financial opportunity by the commissioner of DOI.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Investigation (“DOI”) to regularly investigate, review, study, audit, and make recommendations regarding the Division of Economic and Financial Opportunities of the Department of Small Business Services. The DOI would be required to submit a yearly report to the Mayor and the City Council related to these activities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0976-2016 *Daniel Dromm ImmigrationProtecting Immigrants from Legal Exploitation Act of 2015 (H.R. 1123)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1066-2016 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.General WelfareRecord of the unsheltered homeless population.IntroductionProposed Int. 1066-A would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to maintain a record of all unsheltered homeless persons who are receiving services from or have been contacted by outreach staff. The record would be updated in real time and contain, to the extent available: first and last name, date of birth, race or ethnicity, and the location where outreach staff engaged the person, including, bus shelter, drop-in center, hospital, park, safe haven or subway. Starting September 1, 2018, and quarterly thereafter, DHS would submit to the Speaker of the Council and post online the total number of unsheltered homeless persons included in the record, broken down to the extent available by the location where outreach staff first engaged the unsheltered homeless person.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0977-2016 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsProposed rulemaking to the Endangered Species Act related to the African elephant.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0978-2016 *Mathieu EugeneHealthRecognizing the first week of this and every February as Heart Disease Awareness Week in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1067-2016 *Vanessa L. GibsonPreconsidered - Public SafetyCriminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) - Penalties for possessing an open container of alcohol.IntroductionThis bill adds the possibility of a civil penalty of up to 25 dollars for a violation of the City’s prohibition on possessing an open container of alcohol in public, which would be returnable to the office of administrative trials and hearings. Further, the bill reduces the possible jail penalty for this offense from 5 days to 1 day.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0979-2016 *Vanessa L. GibsonPublic SafetySafeguards against wrongful convictions by requiring law enforcement to implement evidence-based eyewitness identification procedures and recording of custodial interrogations.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1068-2016 *Corey D. JohnsonHealthProhibiting the use of smokeless tobacco at sports arenas and recreational areas that issue tickets.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products, such as chewing tobacco and snus, at sports stadiums and arenas that host events that require a ticket for admission.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1069-2016 *Ben KallosPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsMaking the members of the city council full-time officials.IntroductionThis bill would require the City Council to set forth rules prohibiting Council Members from earning certain outside income and would make the position of Council Member full-time. The provisions of this bill and any rules promulgated pursuant to this bill would not apply to any Council Member who has engaged in another occupation, profession or employment during the current Council session, who intends to continue to engage in such occupation, profession or employment for the remainder of such session, and who submits a letter to the Speaker of the Council by March 1, 2016 describing such engagement and intention.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0980-2016 *Ben KallosPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAmend rules 2.40 and 7.160 of the rules of the council in relation to allowances, and modifying allowances for officers of the council.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0981-2016 *Andy L. KingEducationDOE to mandate that every public school in NYC has a dedicated library space.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1070-2016 *Rory I. LancmanPreconsidered - Public SafetyCriminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) - Penalties for littering, spitting and public urination.IntroductionThis bill eliminates a section of the Administrative Code relating to the distribution of advertising material that had been found unconstitutional, and adds a subsection relating to spitting in a public space or a stairway of a private building. It also amends the civil penalties for public urination and regular littering by an individual, and reduces the possible jail penalties for these offenses from 10 days to 1 day.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1071-2016 *Alan N. MaiselTransportationRequiring DOT to study private streets.IntroductionThis bill would require DOT to conduct a study of private streets, including a review of the factors that may be considered or necessary for the acquisition of built private streets. DOT would have to submit a report on the study by June 30, 2018.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1072-2016 *Carlos MenchacaTransportationBicyclists following pedestrian control signals.IntroductionThis bill would establish that bicyclists crossing a roadway at an intersection must follow pedestrian control signals when local law, rule or regulation provides that those signals supersede traffic control signals. However, bicyclists will be required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0982-2016 *I. Daneek MillerImmigrationThe Equal Protection in Travel Act of 2016 (H.R. 4380/S.2449)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0983-2016 *Antonio ReynosoEducationRegarding the development of school codes of conduct and the treatment of students subject to certain disciplinary actions. (A.8396)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1073-2016 *Donovan J. RichardsGovernmental OperationsNighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods.IntroductionThis local law mandates that, for city-owned buildings, non-essential outdoor lighting, shall be turned off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. during peak avian migratory periods in order to reduce or eliminate avian mortality during such periods.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1074-2016 *Donovan J. RichardsEnvironmental ProtectionCarbon accountingIntroductionThis local law mandates that preliminary budget accounting and executive budget accounting include an accounting of the carbon emissions, carbon offsets, carbon mitigation and net carbon impact that would be generated by each unit of appropriation in the preliminary budget, by each agency, and by the entire city government and include, where appropriate, the changes from the adopted budget for previous year to the carbon emissions, carbon offsets, carbon mitigation and net carbon impact that would be generated by each unit of appropriation in the preliminary budget, by each agency, and by the entire city government with an explanation of the cause of such changes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0984-2016 *Donovan J. RichardsEnvironmental ProtectionSupport of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1075-2016 *Ydanis A. RodriguezHealthRequiring signage warning of the health risks associated with smoking shisha.IntroductionThis bill would require hookah bars to post signage at its entrance, and in any room where smoking is permitted, warning of the dangers of hookah smoking.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1076-2016 *Ydanis A. RodriguezHealthProhibiting the sale of non-tobacco smoking products to minors and young adults, and the sale of herbal cigarettes to individuals under 18 years of age.IntroductionThis bill would raise the minimum age for the purchase of non-tobacco shisha, herbal cigarettes, rolling papers, and other smoking-related paraphernalia from 18 to 21.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0985-2016 *Mark TreygerLand UseDesignate the Riegelmann Boardwalk in Coney Island as a scenic landmark.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1077-2016 *James VaccaPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsIncreasing access to disclosure forms of elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would require the financial disclosure forms of elected officials to be made available for public inspection on the conflict of interest board’s website, except when a request for privacy is pending.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1078-2016 *James G. Van BramerPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsModifying the timing and deliberation time for the quadrennial advisory commission for the review of compensation levels of elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would amend the timing of the commission appointed to review the compensation of elected officials by extending the amount of time a commission has to conduct a review and issue a report to 120 days following its appointment. The bill would also amend the year in which the commission is appointed from the second year of a four-year cycle to the third year.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0332-2016 *David G. GreenfieldZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk Cafe, CAFÉ CORTADITO, 210 East 3rd St, Manhattan (20165174 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0332-2016 *David G. Greenfield Zoning, Sidewalk Cafe, CAFÉ CORTADITO, 210 East 3rd St, Manhattan (20165174 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available