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File #: Res 1625-2000    Version: * Name: Municipal Recycling Projects, State Assistance
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 11/15/2000
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution authorizing the filing of applications for state assistance payments for municipal recycling projects within the City of New York and the signing of the associated state contract under the appropriate laws of New York State.
Sponsors: Herbert E. Berman, Martin Malave-Dilan, Philip Reed, Stephen J. Fiala, Martin J. Golden, James S. Oddo, Alphonse Stabile, (by request of the Mayor), Sheldon S. Leffler, Helen M. Marshall, Stanley E. Michels, Priscilla A. Wooten
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
11/29/2000*Herbert E. Berman City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2000*Herbert E. Berman Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2000*Herbert E. Berman Committee on Finance Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2000*Herbert E. Berman City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2000*Herbert E. Berman City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Resolution No. 1625 Title Resolution authorizing the filing of applications for state assistance payments for municipal recycling projects within the City of New York and the signing of the associated state contract under the appropriate laws of New York State. Body By Council Members Berman, Malave-Dilan, Reed, Fiala, Golden, Oddo and Stabile (by request of the Mayor); also Council Members Leffler, Marshall, Michels and Wooten. Whereas, The State of New York provides financial assistance for municipal recycling projects; and Whereas, Article 56 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law ("ECL") and any rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto require a resolution to be adopted by the governing body of a municipality to authorize applications for such state assistance payments; and Whereas, The City of New York has examined and duly considered the applicable laws of the City and State of New York and deems it to be in the public interest to file one or more than one application for such financial assistance payments; and Whereas, The New York City Department of Sanitation has prepared applications to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ("DEC") for state assistance payments to the New York City Department of Sanitation for such projects, which are also identified in the list attached to this Resolution and incorporated herein by this reference as Attachment No. 1; and Whereas, If the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation approves one or more than one of the applications for state assistance payments for such projects, it is necessary that a contract by and between the State of New York and the City of New York be executed in connection with such state assistance payments for each approved project application; and Whereas, The New York City Department of Sanitation is the agency charged with the management of the recycling program and projects of the City of New York; now therefore, be it Resolved by the Council of the City of New York that: 1. The filing of applications for such state assistance payments for the projects specified in Attachment No. 1 in the form required by the State of New York, in conformity with the applicable laws of the State of New York, including all understandings and assurances required by said applications, is hereby authorized; 2. Kevin P. Farrell, as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Sanitation, or his successor(s), is hereby authorized and directed as the official representative of the City of New York to submit such applications for funds to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in accordance with the provisions of Title 4 of the Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act of 1996 (Title 4 of ECL Article 56) for the projects, in amounts not to exceed the amounts specified therein; to act in connection with such applications for grants of state assistance payments, including the provision of such additional information as may be required; and upon approval of any said applications by New York State for such projects, to enter into and execute a state assistance contract with the State for such financial assistance to the New York City Department of Sanitation for each said approval application; 3. Five certified copies of this Resolution shall be prepared for forwarding to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. ATTACHMENT NO. 1 Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act of 1996 Construction and Demolition Waste Crushing and Screening Plant - Richmond County City Lot Cleaning Program and Self-Help Stations - Citywide Yard Waste Recycling Facility (1991-1997) - Richmond County Recycling Collection Vehicles - Citywide Adopted; Office of the City Clerk, ) The City of New York ) ss.: I, Carlos Cuevas, the duly qualified and acting Clerk of the City of New York, do hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of New York held on ________________, 2000, and is on file and of record, and that said resolution has not been altered, amended and revoked and is in full force and effect. _____________________________ City Clerk, Clerk of the Council