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File #: Int 0384-2014    Version: Name: Annual report on non-governmental funding for NYC parks.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 6/11/2014
Enactment date: 3/3/2015 Law number: 2015/016
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an annual report on non-governmental funding for New York city parks.
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Brad S. Lander, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Margaret S. Chin, Andrew Cohen, Vincent J. Gentile, Corey D. Johnson, Andy L. King, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Antonio Reynoso, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James Vacca, Helen K. Rosenthal, Fernando Cabrera , Paul A. Vallone, Daniel Dromm , Mathieu Eugene, Ben Kallos, Jumaane D. Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Summary: This bill requires that the annual report submitted by the Parks Department (DPR) on donations made by individuals or private entities to parks must also include data on the annual expenditures made by conservancies that have agreements with DPR to run or maintain certain parks.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 384-A, 2. Int. No. 384 - 6/11/14, 3. Committee Report 1/29/15, 4. Hearing Testimony 1/29/15, 5. Hearing Transcript 1/29/15, 6. Committee Report 2/10/15, 7. Hearing Transcript 2/10/15, 8. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-12-15, 10. Fiscal Impact Statement, 11. Mayor's Letter, 12. Local Law 16, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 12, 2015
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/3/2015AMark Levine City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/2015AMark Levine Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/2015AMark Levine Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/12/2015AMark Levine City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/12/2015AMark Levine City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/2015AMark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/29/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/29/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/29/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/2014*Mark Levine City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/2014*Mark Levine City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 384-A
By Council Members Levine, Lander, Arroyo, Chin, Cohen, Gentile, Johnson, King, Koo, Mendez, Reynoso, Rodriguez, Vacca, Rosenthal, Cabrera, Vallone, Dromm, Eugene, Kallos and Williams
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an annual report on non-governmental funding for New York city parks.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Section 18-134 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 28 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
§18-134 Annual report on non-governmental funding for parks. Beginning December 1, 2009, and annually thereafter, the commissioner shall submit a report to the council for the immediately preceding fiscal year on [funding] funds and [donations provided] the value of goods donated by non-governmental sources to the department for parks under the jurisdiction of the department. Such report shall include (i) the amount of [funding allocated] funds and the value of goods donated by organizations or individuals to the department by park where such funding or goods are designated for a particular park, or by service district or borough if there is no such designation, provided that such [funding and value is] funds or goods are valued at more than five thousand dollars; and (ii) [the amount of funding allocated and the value of goods donated by organizations and individuals for each park where such information is provided by such organization or individual exempt under applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code who file IRS Form 990 based on their having annual gross receipts of more than twenty-five thousand dollars, or for each service district or borough where such information is so designated] where the department has entered into a conservancy arrangement, as defined by section 18-137 of this chapter, with a conservancy, as defined by section 18-137 of this chapter, to provide maintenance and operation services for a park or portion of a park under the jurisdiction of the department, the department shall require such entity to provide data to the department concerning the total amount of expenditures made by such entity for such park or portion of a park. The department shall require that any conservancy that enters into or renews a conservancy arrangement with the department after July 1, 2015, concerning a park or portion of a park under the jurisdiction of the department, provide the department with the data regarding its expenditures for such a park or portion of a park. Prior to July 1, 2015, the department shall, where practicable, seek such information from any conservancy with whom the department has an existing conservancy arrangement, provided that where the department is unable to obtain such information from such conservancy, it shall state the reason why such information was not able to be obtained. Such report, to the extent [practical] practicable, shall list organizations and individuals [allocating such funds or] donating [such] funds and goods to the department, provided that any such organization or individual [allocating such] donating funds or [donating such] goods anonymously shall be listed without identifying information.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
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Int 1084-2013
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