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File #: Int 0254-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the dept of sanitation to establish a plan for accepting commercial solid waste at city-owned marine transfer stations.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of sanitation to establish a plan for accepting commercial solid waste at city-owned marine transfer stations
Sponsors: Antonio Reynoso, Andy L. King
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This legislation, if enacted, would require the Commissioner of the Department of Sanitation to submit a report to the Mayor and the City Council by January 1, 2018 that would detail its plan to accept commercial putrescible and non-putrescible waste at the city’s four marine transfer stations. The report would be required to include the date at which each marine transfer station would begin accepting such waste, the department’s efforts in attracting to each marine transfer station and whether the tipping fees associated with such waste would be subsidized in whole or in part by the City. The legislation would also require that by March 1, 2020, and annually thereafter, DSNY submit a report on implementation of the plan, including the amount of commercial waste processed at each transfer station in the previous calendar year.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 254, 2. Int. No. 254, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 254

 

By Council Members Reynoso and King

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of sanitation to establish a plan for accepting commercial solid waste at city-owned marine transfer stations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-143 to read as follows:

§ 16-143 Commercial solid waste processed at marine transfer stations. a. No later than March 1, 2019, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the council, and make publicly available online, a plan for accepting and processing putrescible and non-putrescible waste from commercial establishments at each city-owned marine transfer station that is accepting, or is scheduled to accept, solid waste. For each city-owned marine transfer station, such plan shall include, at a minimum, (i) the date upon which each city-owned marine transfer station will begin accepting commercial putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste, and (ii) a description of the department’s past efforts and planned efforts to attract commercial solid waste to such station, including whether the city will subsidize tipping fees associated with such waste in whole or in part.

b. No later than March 1, 2021, and by March 1 in every year thereafter, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the council, and make publicly available online, a report on implementation of such plan. For each city-owned marine transfer station, such report shall include, at a minimum, the amount of putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste accepted and processed by such station from commercial establishments in the previous calendar year. 

                           § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

LS # 3636

JCH/NKA

1/10/2018