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File #: Int 1198-2016    Version: Name: Flood mitigation in southeast Queens.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 5/25/2016
Enactment date: 3/21/2017 Law number: 2017/056
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to flood mitigation in southeast Queens
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, I. Daneek Miller, Ruben Wills, Margaret S. Chin, Ben Kallos, Costa G. Constantinides, Rory I. Lancman, Barry S. Grodenchik, Daniel Dromm , Stephen T. Levin, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: The proposed local law mandates that the NYCDEP make publicly available online a plan for mitigating flooding in Queens community districts 12 and 13. Such plan must include, but not be limited to, a description of funding for expenditures allocated in FY16 to mitigate long-standing flooding problems in South East Queens, a timeline for implementation, annual performance milestones and a description of funds anticipated to be expended by or on behalf of the City in connection with such flood mitigation.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1198-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1198, 4. Int. No. 1198 - 5/25/16, 5. May 25, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 1/23/17, 7. Hearing Testimony 1/23/17, 8. Hearing Transcript 1/23/17, 9. Committee Report 3/15/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 3/15/17, 11. March 16, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-16-17, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 16, 2017, 15. Int. No. 1198-A (FINAL), 16. Mayor's Letter, 17. Local Law 56, 18. City Council Reporting Requirements Pursuant to Local Law No. 56 of 2017, 19. Southeast Queens Mitigation Plan Status (2-23-18)
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3/22/2017ADonovan J. Richards City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/21/2017ADonovan J. Richards Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/21/2017ADonovan J. Richards Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/2017ADonovan J. Richards City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/2017ADonovan J. Richards City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/15/2017*Donovan J. Richards Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/15/2017*Donovan J. Richards Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/15/2017*Donovan J. Richards Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/15/2017ADonovan J. Richards Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/2017*Donovan J. Richards Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/2017*Donovan J. Richards Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Donovan J. Richards City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Donovan J. Richards City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1198-A

 

By Council Members Richards, Miller, Wills, Chin, Kallos, Constantinides, Lancman, Grodenchik, Dromm, Levin and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to flood mitigation in southeast Queens

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-530 to read as follows:

                     § 24-530 Southeast Queens flood mitigation plan. a. By no later than one year after the effective date of the local law that added this section, the department of environmental protection shall submit to the mayor and speaker of the council, and make publicly available online, a plan for mitigating flooding in Queens community districts 12 and 13. Such plan shall include, but not be limited to, a timeline for implementation of the plan, annual performance milestones and a description of funds anticipated to be expended by or on behalf of the city in connection with such flood mitigation, including, but not limited to, funds committed in fiscal year 2016 for such purposes.

b. By no later than six months after the end of each fiscal year, beginning with the first fiscal year that commences more than one year after the effective date of the local law that added this section, the department of environmental protection shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council a report on progress in implementing the plan required by subdivision a of this section during the prior fiscal year. Each such report shall include, but not be limited to, a description of any changes to such plan, a description of any changes in funds committed by or on behalf of the city in furtherance of such plan and a description of all funds expended by or on behalf of the city in furtherance of such plan.

c. This section expires 15 years after the effective date of the local law that added this section.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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