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Meeting Name: Committee on Small Business Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/24/2017 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 1499, Attachments - Int. No. 1501, Attachments - Int. No. 1504, Attachments - Int. No. 1507, Attachments - Int. No. 1508, Attachments - Int. No. 1515, Attachments - Int. No. 1516, Attachments - Int. No. 1518, Attachments - Int. No. 1521, Attachments - Int. No. 1526
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Int 0891-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.Proposed Int. No. 891-ANotifying a business when the city has received a request for service or complaint about its operation.IntroductionThis legislation will require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a notification system, whereby business owners can be informed of any complaints lodged against them. Participation is voluntarily, and notification can be received via text message or email.   Not available Not available
Int 1499-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Requiring the commissioners of HPD, buildings, sanitation and consumer affairs to create a list of violations for which civil penalties may be waived through a penalty mitigation program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioners of Housing Preservation and Development, Buildings, Sanitation and Consumer Affairs to create a list of violations for which civil penalties may be waived through a penalty mitigation program.   Not available Not available
Int 1501-2017 *Inez D. Barron Reducing civil penalties where retail establishments agree to make their restrooms publicly available.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a restroom access program where retail establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to make their restrooms publicly available.   Not available Not available
Int 1504-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides Creation of an energy efficiency program for multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create an energy efficiency program for multiple dwellings.   Not available Not available
Int 1507-2017 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Creation of an on-site compliance consultation program for multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create an on-site compliance consultation program for multiple dwellings. Such program would allow owners to request an on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation. Further, such owners may, as a result of requesting such on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation, request that any civil penalties imposed in connection with such violation be waived.   Not available Not available
Int 1508-2017 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Enabling compliance with the City’s record keeping requirements.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a record keeping assistance program where individuals could have the civil penalties for violations related to record keeping waived if they attend a course on record keeping.   Not available Not available
Int 1515-2017 *Barry S. Grodenchik Creation of an energy efficiency program for businesses.IntroductionThis bill would create an energy efficiency program for businesses.   Not available Not available
Int 1516-2017 *Corey D. Johnson Creation of an on-site compliance consultation program for businesses.IntroductionThis bill would create an on-site compliance consultation program for businesses. Such program would allow business owners to request an on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation. Further, such business owner may, as a result of requesting such on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation, request that any civil penalties imposed in connection with such violation be waived.   Not available Not available
Int 1518-2017 *Andy L. King Waiving civil penalties for housing maintenance code violations where an owner made a good faith effort to correct such violations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to waive civil penalties for eligible violations if a building owner can show that they began correcting the condition which constitutes the violation prior to receiving such violation but could not complete the correction due to inability to obtain necessary materials, inability to gain access to the area where the condition causing the violation occurred, or inability to obtain a permit or license necessary to correct the violation, despite diligent and prompt applications being made.   Not available Not available
Int 1521-2017 *Antonio Reynoso Reducing civil penalties where food service establishments donate or recycle organic waste.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish an organic waste donation and recycling program where food service establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to donate or recycle their organic waste.   Not available Not available
Int 1526-2017 *Mark Treyger Reducing civil penalties where food service establishments donate left over food.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a food donation program where food service establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to donate their excess food.   Not available Not available