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Meeting Name: Committee on Governmental Operations Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/23/2017 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 282-A, Attachments - Int. No. 418-A, Attachments - Int. No. 514-A, Attachments - Int. No. 848-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1200-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1390-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1391-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1392-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1393-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1394-A
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Int 0282-2014 *James G. Van Bramer Proposed Int. No. 282-ACommunity involvement in decisions of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to refer to relevant arguments and evidence submitted to them in rendering a final determination. Similar comments may be categorized together for such response.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0282-2014 *James G. Van Bramer  Community involvement in decisions of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to refer to relevant arguments and evidence submitted to them in rendering a final determination. Similar comments may be categorized together for such response.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0282-2014 *James G. Van Bramer  Community involvement in decisions of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to refer to relevant arguments and evidence submitted to them in rendering a final determination. Similar comments may be categorized together for such response.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0282-2014 AJames G. Van Bramer  Community involvement in decisions of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to refer to relevant arguments and evidence submitted to them in rendering a final determination. Similar comments may be categorized together for such response.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0418-2014 *Karen Koslowitz Proposed Int. No. 418-AWritten explanations by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a response when it makes a determination contrary to the recommendation of a community or borough board.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0418-2014 *Karen Koslowitz  Written explanations by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a response when it makes a determination contrary to the recommendation of a community or borough board.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0418-2014 *Karen Koslowitz  Written explanations by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a response when it makes a determination contrary to the recommendation of a community or borough board.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0418-2014 AKaren Koslowitz  Written explanations by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a response when it makes a determination contrary to the recommendation of a community or borough board.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0514-2014 *Steven Matteo Proposed Int. No. 514-AExpiration of variances granted by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a notification to the owner of record when a variance is about to expire. Use of such property after the expiration of such term may be a violation of the certificate of occupancy and such notice would inform the owner that the Board of Standards and Appeals may not approve an application to extend the term of the variance until any penalties for such a violation are paid.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0514-2014 *Steven Matteo  Expiration of variances granted by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a notification to the owner of record when a variance is about to expire. Use of such property after the expiration of such term may be a violation of the certificate of occupancy and such notice would inform the owner that the Board of Standards and Appeals may not approve an application to extend the term of the variance until any penalties for such a violation are paid.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0514-2014 *Steven Matteo  Expiration of variances granted by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a notification to the owner of record when a variance is about to expire. Use of such property after the expiration of such term may be a violation of the certificate of occupancy and such notice would inform the owner that the Board of Standards and Appeals may not approve an application to extend the term of the variance until any penalties for such a violation are paid.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0514-2014 ASteven Matteo  Expiration of variances granted by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to provide a notification to the owner of record when a variance is about to expire. Use of such property after the expiration of such term may be a violation of the certificate of occupancy and such notice would inform the owner that the Board of Standards and Appeals may not approve an application to extend the term of the variance until any penalties for such a violation are paid.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0848-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres Proposed Int. No. 848-ARequiring the board of elections to send voting histories to voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Campaign Finance Board to include a copy of each recipient’s recent voter history with the Voter Guide mailed to them every four years.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0848-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres  Requiring the board of elections to send voting histories to voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Campaign Finance Board to include a copy of each recipient’s recent voter history with the Voter Guide mailed to them every four years.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0848-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres  Requiring the board of elections to send voting histories to voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Campaign Finance Board to include a copy of each recipient’s recent voter history with the Voter Guide mailed to them every four years.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0848-2015 ARitchie J. Torres  Requiring the board of elections to send voting histories to voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Campaign Finance Board to include a copy of each recipient’s recent voter history with the Voter Guide mailed to them every four years.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1200-2016 *Donovan J. Richards Proposed Int. No. 1200-AProof of service of certain required mailings for applications to the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that certain copies of an application or application material, that are required to be mailed to a Council Member, Borough President, Community Board or City Agency, are sent by applicants by a method that provides proof of service and for such proof to be provided to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Board would note on its website when such proof of service of delivery has been received and verified.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1200-2016 *Donovan J. Richards  Proof of service of certain required mailings for applications to the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that certain copies of an application or application material, that are required to be mailed to a Council Member, Borough President, Community Board or City Agency, are sent by applicants by a method that provides proof of service and for such proof to be provided to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Board would note on its website when such proof of service of delivery has been received and verified.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1200-2016 *Donovan J. Richards  Proof of service of certain required mailings for applications to the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that certain copies of an application or application material, that are required to be mailed to a Council Member, Borough President, Community Board or City Agency, are sent by applicants by a method that provides proof of service and for such proof to be provided to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Board would note on its website when such proof of service of delivery has been received and verified.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1200-2016 ADonovan J. Richards  Proof of service of certain required mailings for applications to the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that certain copies of an application or application material, that are required to be mailed to a Council Member, Borough President, Community Board or City Agency, are sent by applicants by a method that provides proof of service and for such proof to be provided to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Board would note on its website when such proof of service of delivery has been received and verified.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1390-2016 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 1390-AA board of standards and appeals coordinator within the department of city planning.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning to publicly post the name and contact information of the employee acting as a coordinator with the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Department would also post a record of each application for a variance or a special permit to the Board of Standards and Appeals for which the Department provided testimony, as well as a copy of such testimony. The Board of Standards and Appeal website would link to such testimony.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1390-2016 *Ben Kallos  A board of standards and appeals coordinator within the department of city planning.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning to publicly post the name and contact information of the employee acting as a coordinator with the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Department would also post a record of each application for a variance or a special permit to the Board of Standards and Appeals for which the Department provided testimony, as well as a copy of such testimony. The Board of Standards and Appeal website would link to such testimony.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1390-2016 *Ben Kallos  A board of standards and appeals coordinator within the department of city planning.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning to publicly post the name and contact information of the employee acting as a coordinator with the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Department would also post a record of each application for a variance or a special permit to the Board of Standards and Appeals for which the Department provided testimony, as well as a copy of such testimony. The Board of Standards and Appeal website would link to such testimony.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1390-2016 ABen Kallos  A board of standards and appeals coordinator within the department of city planning.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning to publicly post the name and contact information of the employee acting as a coordinator with the Board of Standards and Appeals. The Department would also post a record of each application for a variance or a special permit to the Board of Standards and Appeals for which the Department provided testimony, as well as a copy of such testimony. The Board of Standards and Appeal website would link to such testimony.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1391-2016 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 1391-AQualifications of staff members of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Board of Standards and Appeals have access to the advice of a State certified general real estate appraiser with no less than five years’ experience in analyzing and auditing real estate investments.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1391-2016 *Ben Kallos  Qualifications of staff members of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Board of Standards and Appeals have access to the advice of a State certified general real estate appraiser with no less than five years’ experience in analyzing and auditing real estate investments.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1391-2016 *Ben Kallos  Qualifications of staff members of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Board of Standards and Appeals have access to the advice of a State certified general real estate appraiser with no less than five years’ experience in analyzing and auditing real estate investments.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1391-2016 ABen Kallos  Qualifications of staff members of the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Board of Standards and Appeals have access to the advice of a State certified general real estate appraiser with no less than five years’ experience in analyzing and auditing real estate investments.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1392-2016 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 1392-AApplications for variances and special permits before the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require certain standards for applications, and the application process, for variances and special permits before the Board of Standards and Appeals. Additional minimum standards for application materials would be set by rule by the Board. The bill would also establish a civil penalty for knowingly making or allowing to be made false statements to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The civil penalty would be enforced by the Corporation Counsel or an agency designated by the Mayor.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1392-2016 *Ben Kallos  Applications for variances and special permits before the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require certain standards for applications, and the application process, for variances and special permits before the Board of Standards and Appeals. Additional minimum standards for application materials would be set by rule by the Board. The bill would also establish a civil penalty for knowingly making or allowing to be made false statements to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The civil penalty would be enforced by the Corporation Counsel or an agency designated by the Mayor.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1392-2016 *Ben Kallos  Applications for variances and special permits before the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require certain standards for applications, and the application process, for variances and special permits before the Board of Standards and Appeals. Additional minimum standards for application materials would be set by rule by the Board. The bill would also establish a civil penalty for knowingly making or allowing to be made false statements to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The civil penalty would be enforced by the Corporation Counsel or an agency designated by the Mayor.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1392-2016 ABen Kallos  Applications for variances and special permits before the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require certain standards for applications, and the application process, for variances and special permits before the Board of Standards and Appeals. Additional minimum standards for application materials would be set by rule by the Board. The bill would also establish a civil penalty for knowingly making or allowing to be made false statements to the Board of Standards and Appeals. The civil penalty would be enforced by the Corporation Counsel or an agency designated by the Mayor.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1393-2016 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 1393-ARequiring the board of standards and appeals to report on variances and special permits.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to report information about applications for variances and special permits, and appeals of decisions regarding variances and special permits, to the Council twice per year.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1393-2016 *Ben Kallos  Requiring the board of standards and appeals to report on variances and special permits.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to report information about applications for variances and special permits, and appeals of decisions regarding variances and special permits, to the Council twice per year.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1393-2016 *Ben Kallos  Requiring the board of standards and appeals to report on variances and special permits.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to report information about applications for variances and special permits, and appeals of decisions regarding variances and special permits, to the Council twice per year.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1393-2016 ABen Kallos  Requiring the board of standards and appeals to report on variances and special permits.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to report information about applications for variances and special permits, and appeals of decisions regarding variances and special permits, to the Council twice per year.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1394-2016 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 1394-AAdding zoning variance and special permit information on a map on a city website.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to compile data on the location of all variances and special permit applications filed since January 1, 1998 into a data set. Such data set would then be required to be included as a filter on an interactive City map.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1394-2016 *Ben Kallos  Adding zoning variance and special permit information on a map on a city website.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to compile data on the location of all variances and special permit applications filed since January 1, 1998 into a data set. Such data set would then be required to be included as a filter on an interactive City map.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1394-2016 *Ben Kallos  Adding zoning variance and special permit information on a map on a city website.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to compile data on the location of all variances and special permit applications filed since January 1, 1998 into a data set. Such data set would then be required to be included as a filter on an interactive City map.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1394-2016 ABen Kallos  Adding zoning variance and special permit information on a map on a city website.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals to compile data on the location of all variances and special permit applications filed since January 1, 1998 into a data set. Such data set would then be required to be included as a filter on an interactive City map.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available