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File #: Int 1290-2016    Version: Name: Percent for art advisory panel.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations
On agenda: 9/28/2016
Enactment date: 2/15/2017 Law number: 2017/019
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the percent for art advisory panel
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer, Laurie A. Cumbo, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos, Elizabeth S. Crowley
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require an advisory panel to recommend eligible works of art in a project administered by the Department of Cultural Affairs in the Percent for Art program. The bill would require that the panel be comprised of members who are knowledgeable about public art, about the project, and about the community in which the project will be located. The panel would also include, but not be limited to, at least one representative of the Borough President’s office of the borough in which the project will be located, at least one representative of the City Council Member in whose district the project will be located, and at least one representative of the community board for the community district in which the project will be located. These representatives would be non-voting ex-officio members. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1290-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1290, 4. Int. No. 1290 - 9/28/16, 5. September 28, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 10/20/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 10/20/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 10/20/16, 9. Committee Report 1/17/17, 10. Hearing Testimony 1/17/17, 11. Hearing Transcript 1/17/17, 12. January 18, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-18-17, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 18, 2017, 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Int. No. 1290-A (FINAL), 17. Mayor's Letter, 18. Local Law 19
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2/16/2017AJames G. Van Bramer City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017AJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2017AJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Bill Signing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2017AJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2017AJames G. Van Bramer City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2017AJames G. Van Bramer City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
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
1/17/2017*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/17/2017AJames G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2016*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2016*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/28/2016*James G. Van Bramer City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/28/2016*James G. Van Bramer City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1290-A

 

By Council Members Van Bramer, Cumbo, Salamanca, Levin, Kallos and Crowley

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the percent for art advisory panel

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Section 224 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:

g. There shall be an advisory panel to recommend eligible works of art to be included in a capital project pursuant to this section. The commissioner of cultural affairs or his or her designee shall serve as chairperson of such panel and shall ensure that such panel includes members who are knowledgeable about public art, knowledgeable about the project, and knowledgeable about the community in which the project will be located. The panel shall further include but not be limited to at least one representative of the president of the borough in which the project will be located, at least one representative of the council member in whose district the project will be located, and at least one representative of the community board for the community district in which the project will be located, provided, however, that such representatives shall be non-voting ex officio members.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

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