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File #: Int 1828-2017    Version: * Name: Delayed repairs to sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 12/19/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to delayed repairs to sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees
Sponsors: Steven Matteo
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to provide notice to affected Council Members, Community Boards and Borough Presidents whenever work performed by or on behalf of DPR to repair a sidewalk damaged by a City tree is cancelled or delayed.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1828, 2. Int. No. 1828, 3. December 19, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1828

By Council Member Matteo

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to delayed repairs to sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-155 to read as follows:

§ 18-155 Notice regarding delayed sidewalk repairs. For any repair work scheduled to be performed by or on behalf of the department on a sidewalk damaged by a tree under the jurisdiction of the department that is delayed or canceled, the department shall provide electronic notice of such delay or cancellation to the community board for the community district where such sidewalk is located, the council member in whose district the sidewalk is located and the borough president for the borough where such sidewalk is located. Such notice shall be provided no later than 10 days after the originally scheduled date for such repair work, provided that such work is not completed before then.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of such sections, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

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LS 10966

12/6/17