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File #: Int 0629-2015    Version: Name: Length of the season for city beaches and pools.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 1/22/2015
Enactment date: 10/8/2017 Law number: 2017/181
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the length of the season for city beaches and pools
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Fernando Cabrera , Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Mathieu Eugene, Andy L. King, Annabel Palma, Mark Treyger, Vanessa L. Gibson, Helen K. Rosenthal, Daniel Dromm , Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Andrew Cohen, Ben Kallos, Chaim M. Deutsch, Carlos Menchaca, The Public Advocate (Ms. James)
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to extend the length of the beach and pool season to one week past Labor Day to accommodate for warmer temperatures in September. It would also allow DPR to limit the season for public safety or extreme weather concerns.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 629-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 629, 3. Committee Report 4/22/15, 4. Hearing Testimony 4/22/15, 5. Hearing Transcript 4/22/15, 6. Proposed Int. No. 629-A - 8/30/17, 7. Committee Report 9/6/17, 8. Hearing Transcript 9/6/17, 9. September 7, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Int. No. 629-A (FINAL), 11. Fiscal Impact Statement, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-7-17, 13. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 7, 2017, 15. Local Law 181
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10/11/2017AMark Levine City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/8/2017AMark Levine Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/7/2017AMark Levine City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/7/2017AMark Levine City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/6/2017*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/6/2017*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/6/2017*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/6/2017AMark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/22/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/22/2015*Mark Levine Committee on Parks and Recreation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/2015*Mark Levine City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/2015*Mark Levine City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 629-A

 

By Council Members Levine, Cabrera, Richards, Rose, Rodriguez, Eugene, King, Palma, Treyger, Gibson, Rosenthal, Dromm, Espinal, Cohen, Kallos, Deutsch, Menchaca and the Public Advocate (Ms. James)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the length of the season for city beaches and pools

 

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 new section 18-154 to read as follows:

                     § 18-154 Bathing season for beaches and pools. a. The commissioner shall ensure that (i)  the bathing season of each year for beaches and pools under the jurisdiction of the department ends on the Sunday following Labor Day and (ii) during such season, each such bathing beach and pool remains open to the public each day, at a minimum, from the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

b. Notwithstanding subdivision a of this section, the commissioner may limit the bathing season for extreme weather conditions, staffing level requirements for beaches or particular facilities,  and the safety of the public.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

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11/13/14 revised 8-25-17

LS 2602/2014