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File #: Int 0551-2011    Version: * Name: Increasing the number of water fountains at or near public parks.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 4/28/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the number of water fountains at or near public parks.
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, Daniel Dromm , Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Darlene Mealy, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Sara M. Gonzalez, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Int. No. 551
 
By Council Members Lander, Dromm, James, Koppell, Mealy, Mendez, Nelson, Rose, Williams, Mark-Viverito, Gonzalez and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the number of water fountains at or near public parks.
 
 
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 18-140 to read as follows:
18-140 Water fountains and parks.  a. For purposes of this section, "greenstreets" shall mean a location under the jurisdiction of the commissioner that is used as a pedestrian thoroughfare that is not inside of or adjacent to a park.
b. Subsequent to the effective date of this section and prior to July 1, 2012, an additional twenty five water fountains available for public use shall be installed at locations adjacent to parks on land under the jurisdiction of the commissioner or on greenstreets.  Subsequent to the effective date of this section and prior to July 1, 2016, the department shall install and maintain fifty additional water fountains available for public use in parks under the jurisdiction of the commissioner.  Subsequent to the effective date of this section and prior to July 1, 2021, an additional seventy-five water fountains available for public use in parks shall be installed and maintained.  
ยง2.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment.  
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