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File #: Int 1591-2019    Version: * Name: Commissioner of Environmental Protection to conduct a study to determine if a new wastewater treatment facility can be constructed on Rikers Island.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to direct the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to conduct a study to determine if a new wastewater treatment facility can be constructed on Rikers Island.
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Helen K. Rosenthal, Justin L. Brannan, Karen Koslowitz, Ben Kallos, Daniel Dromm , Diana Ayala , Stephen T. Levin, Antonio Reynoso, Brad S. Lander, Margaret S. Chin, Carlos Menchaca, Peter A. Koo, Carlina Rivera , Keith Powers , Fernando Cabrera , Donovan J. Richards, Ritchie J. Torres, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Robert F. Holden, Paul A. Vallone, Mark Levine, James G. Van Bramer, Kalman Yeger , Mark Gjonaj , Bill Perkins, Barry S. Grodenchik, Mark Treyger, Vanessa L. Gibson, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Inez D. Barron, Alan N. Maisel, Laurie A. Cumbo, Francisco P. Moya, Rory I. Lancman, Deborah L. Rose, Adrienne E. Adams, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 39
Summary: This local law requires the department to conduct a study to ascertain whether a new wastewater treatment plant can be constructed on Rikers Island. The study must be completed within one year from enactment and results of the study shall be made publicly available on the department website.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1591, 2. Int. No. 1591, 3. June 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-13-19, 5. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 13, 2019, 7. Committee Report 1/29/20, 8. Hearing Testimony 1/29/20, 9. Hearing Transcript 1/29/20
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/29/2020*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/29/2020*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1591

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Rosenthal, Brannan, Koslowitz, Kallos, Dromm, Ayala, Levin, Reynoso, Lander, Chin, Menchaca, Koo, Rivera, Powers, Cabrera, Richards, Torres, Rodriguez, Holden, Vallone, Levine, Van Bramer, Yeger, Gjonaj, Perkins, Grodenchik, Treyger, Gibson, Cornegy, Eugene, Barron, Maisel, Cumbo, Moya, Lancman, Rose, Adams and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to direct the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to conduct a study to determine if a new wastewater treatment facility can be constructed on Rikers Island.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection, or such other agency or city official as the mayor shall designate, shall conduct a study to assess the feasibility of constructing a wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island.   The study shall consider population projections and possible alternatives to wastewater treatment and disposal.  The study shall also consider the minimum capacity a wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island should have and how much wastewater might be able to be diverted from other facilities.  Within 12 months after this local law takes, the Commissioner, or other agency or official designated by the mayor, shall submit a feasibility report including findings and recommendations and such report shall be made publicly available on the city’s website.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately upon enactment and expires or is deemed repealed one year after enactment.

 

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LS # 9532

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