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File #: Int 0732-2015    Version: * Name: Making urban planning professionals available to community boards.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 3/31/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to making urban planning professionals available to community boards.
Sponsors: Ben Kallos, Fernando Cabrera , Mathieu Eugene, Rory I. Lancman, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel Dromm
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require Borough Presidents to provide, subject to appropriation through the City budget, the services of urban planning professionals to community boards within their borough. At least one urban planning professional would need to be available to provide this service for each community board in the borough, subject to appropriation.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 732, 2. March 31, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report 4/30/15, 4. Hearing Testimony 4/30/15, 5. Hearing Transcript 4/30/15
Int. No. 732
 
By Council Members Kallos, Cabrera, Eugene, Lancman, Mendez, Rose, Rodriguez and Dromm
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to making urban planning professionals available to community boards.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1. Subdivision nine of section 82 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:
9. Establish and maintain a planning office for the borough to assist the borough president in planning for the growth, improvement and development of the borough; reviewing and making recommendations regarding applications and proposals for the use, development or improvement of land located within the borough; preparing environmental analyses required by law; providing technical assistance to the community boards within the borough by providing, within appropriations therefor, the services of at least one professional planner within such office for each community board in the borough; and performing such other planning functions as are assigned to the borough president by this charter or other law.
ยง2. This local law shall take effect 90 days after it shall have become law.
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