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File #: Int 1251-2016    Version: Name: Repairing of ponding conditions on roadways.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 8/16/2016
Enactment date: 12/31/2017 Law number: 2018/008
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to repairing of ponding conditions on roadways
Sponsors: Alan N. Maisel, Andrew Cohen, Donovan J. Richards, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter A. Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos, Costa G. Constantinides, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Deborah L. Rose, David G. Greenfield, I. Daneek Miller, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Summary: This local law seeks to ameliorate the problem of ponding in streets. After storms, water tends to linger in dirty puddles, which can also allow mosquitos to breed.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1251-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1251, 3. Int. No. 1251, 4. August 16, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 9/18/17, 6. Hearing Testimony 9/18/17, 7. Hearing Transcript 9/18/17, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1251-A - 11/27/17, 9. Committee Report 11/29/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 11/29/17, 11. November 30, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-30-17, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 30, 2017, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 1251-A (FINAL), 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 8
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12/31/2017AAlan N. Maisel Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
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11/29/2017*Alan N. Maisel Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/18/2017*Alan N. Maisel Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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8/16/2016*Alan N. Maisel City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1251-A

 

By Council Members Maisel, Cohen, Richards, Gentile, Koo, Koslowitz, Chin, Rosenthal, Menchaca, Kallos, Constantinides, Rodriguez, Rose, Greenfield,  Miller and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to repairing of ponding conditions on roadways

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-159.1 to read as follows:

§ 19-159.1 The verification and repair of ponding conditions on roadways a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following term has the following meaning:

Ponding condition. The term “ponding condition” means standing water in a depression that is removed only by percolation, evaporation or transpiration that lasts greater than seven days.

b. Upon receiving a complaint of a ponding condition on a roadway under its jurisdiction, the department shall verify such complaint within 45 days, except where weather conditions or other circumstances do not permit the timely completion of such verification.

c. Upon verification, the department shall assess the roadway to determine what work may be necessary to repair such ponding condition. Such assessment shall be conducted jointly with the department of environmental protection, where necessary.

1. If such assessment concludes that such ponding condition can be repaired through resurfacing, such resurfacing shall be prioritized by the department to be performed (i) when department resurfacing operations next take place in the community district where such ponding is located, or (ii) within 18 months from the date of such assessment, whichever is earlier. This paragraph shall not be interpreted in such a way as to impair the department’s discretion to prioritize the most urgent resurfacing needs, impede the department’s expeditious resurfacing operations, or prevent the department from conducting emergency resurfacing.

2. If such assessment concludes that such ponding condition can only be repaired through work other than resurfacing, such work shall be prioritized by the department or the department of environmental protection.

d. In instances where a council member or a community board has made a complaint in writing to the department of a ponding condition on a roadway under the department’s jurisdiction, within 10 days of conducting an assessment of such location as required by paragraph 1 of subdivision c of this section, the department shall notify, in writing, such council member or community board in whose district the ponding condition is located of the results of such assessment.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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