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File #: Int 1276-2016    Version: Name: Requiring the art commission to conduct an annual report.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations
On agenda: 9/14/2016
Enactment date: 2/15/2017 Law number: 2017/017
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the art commission to conduct an annual report
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer, Donovan J. Richards, Vincent J. Gentile, Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Inez D. Barron, Joseph C. Borelli
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Art Commission to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker a report detailing the number of submissions received by the Commission, the number of submissions acted upon, the membership of the Art Commission, a summary of the methods of procedure used to determine the approval or disapproval or rejection of submissions and the number of works of art cleaned, maintained, or repaired, in the previous year.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1276-B, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1276-A, 4. Summary of Int. No. 1276, 5. Int. No. 1276 - 9/14/16, 6. September 14, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report 9/20/16, 8. Hearing Testimony 9/20/16, 9. Hearing Transcript 9/20/16, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1276-A - 10/28/16, 11. Committee Report 1/17/17, 12. Hearing Testimony 1/17/17, 13. Hearing Transcript 1/17/17, 14. January 18, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-18-17, 16. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 18, 2017, 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Int. No. 1276-B (FINAL), 19. Mayor's Letter, 20. Local Law 17
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1/17/2017*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/14/2016*James G. Van Bramer City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1276-B

 

By Council Members Van Bramer, Richards, Gentile, Levin, Kallos, Crowley, Barron and Borelli

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the art commission to conduct an annual report

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 37 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 859 to read as follows:

§ 859. Annual report. 1. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Acted upon. The term “acted upon” means an action by the commission on a submission in the form of an approval, approval with conditions, or rejection.

Commented upon. The term “commented upon” means written comments on a submission provided to the sponsoring agency by the commission, a special committee within the commission or the executive director as designated by the commission.

Review cycle. The term “review cycle” means the time between the deadline for the filing of a submission to the commission and the scheduled date of the next public meeting of the commission.

2. Not later than August 1, 2018 and no later than August 1 every year thereafter, the commission shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council a report with the following data for the previous calendar year:

i. Total number of submissions received by the commission, including submissions for conceptual, preliminary and final review, and disaggregated by the following:

(a) Construction, renovation, or restoration of structures, including but not limited to buildings and bridges;

(b) Construction or reconstruction of parks, open spaces, and streetscapes;

(c) Distinctive sidewalks;

(d) Distinctive lighting;

(e) Newsstands;

(f) Signage;

(g) Installation of new works of art;

(h) Conservation of works of art;

(i) Removal or relocation of works of art;

(j) Private structures extending over or upon city-owned land;

ii. (a) Total number of submissions received by the commission where the review cycle extended into the following year;

(b) Total number of submissions received by the commission prior to the year being reported that were not acted upon by the commission in the year being reported;

iii. Number of submissions acted or commented upon, disaggregated by the following:

(a) Number of submissions approved;

(b) Number of submissions approved with conditions;

(c) Number of submissions rejected in whole;

(d) Number of submissions commented upon;

iv. (a) Percentage of submissions acted upon in one review cycle;

(b) Percentage of submissions acted upon in two review cycles;

(c) Percentage of submissions acted upon in three or more review cycles;

v. Number of submissions received, disaggregated by city agency and borough;

vi. Names of commission members during the year being reported;

vii. Summary of methods or procedure used to determine approval or rejection of submissions;

viii. Any other information the commission deems relevant.

§2. This local law takes effect immediately after it becomes law.

 

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