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File #: Int 0552-2018    Version: * Name: Posting of information online regarding tree stump removal.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the posting of information online regarding tree stump removal
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Parks Department to post on its website information relating to the number of remaining tree stumps in each borough that are in need of removal.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 552, 2. Int. No. 552, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 552

 

By Council Members Levine and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the posting of information online regarding tree stump removal

 

 Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. 18-151 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

§ 18-151 Street tree maintenance information posted online. The department shall post on its website certain information relating to street tree maintenance and sidewalk repair. Such information shall be updated not less frequently than quarterly and shall, at a minimum, include the following:

1. The approximate date and location of each upcoming, regularly scheduled street tree pruning, street tree stump removal and street tree planting;

2. The date, location and status of each street tree pruning, street tree stump removal and street tree planting that occurred within the previous six months;

3. The total number of tree stumps that are scheduled for removal but that have not yet been removed in each borough;

4. For each planned sidewalk repair to address sidewalk damage that was (i) reported through a 311 citizen service center request or reported by other means of notification and (ii) caused by a street tree under the jurisdiction of the department:

(a) The approximate date and location of such repair; and

(b) The date of the initial request for repair.

[4.] 5. For work to address sidewalk damage (i) that was caused by a street tree under the jurisdiction of the department and (ii) where such repair or inspection commenced in the previous six months:

(a) For each sidewalk repair or inspection, the date, location and status of such repair or inspection, including the sidewalk rating that resulted from such inspection; and

(b) For each sidewalk inspection, the number of notifications concerning such damage received through the 311 citizen service center request or reported by other means of notification in the 90 day-period preceding commencement of such work.

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

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