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File #: Int 1838-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOE to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing green roofs on schools.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 12/19/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of education to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing green roofs on schools
Sponsors: Mark Treyger, Farah N. Louis, Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department of Education to conduct a study, in consultation with the School Construction Authority, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and the New York City Department of Buildings, on the feasibility of installing green roofs on at least two schools in each community school district.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1838, 2. Int. No. 1838, 3. December 19, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-19-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 19, 2019

Int. No. 1838

 

By Council Members Treyger, Louis and Brannan

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of education to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing green roofs on schools

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Green roofs on schools. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this local law, the following terms have the following meanings:

Chancellor. The term “chancellor” means the chancellor of the city school district of the city of New York.

Green roof. The term “green roof” means a living vegetative system partially or wholly covering a roof.

b. The chancellor, or such other agency or city official as the mayor shall designate, shall conduct a study to assess the feasibility of installing a green roof on at least two schools in each community school district. Such study shall be conducted in consultation with the New York city school construction authority, the department of environmental protection, the department of buildings, and any other office or agency as the mayor shall designate. No later than 180 days after the effective date of this local law, the chancellor shall submit to the speaker of the council a report with the findings of such study.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed upon the issuance of the final report required by section one of this local law.

 

 

 

 

 

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LS # 11988

11/14/2019