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File #: Res 1634-2000    Version: * Name: Hudson River Estuary Action Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 11/29/2000
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution authorizing the filing of applications for state assistance payments for projects to implement the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan within the City of New York and the signing of associated state contracts under the appropriate laws of New York State.
Sponsors: Herbert E. Berman, Noach Dear, Pedro G. Espada, Stanley E. Michels, Michael J. Abel, Stephen J. Fiala, (by request of the Mayor), Jerome X. O'Donovan
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Attachments: 1. Committee Report
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/5/2000*Herbert E. Berman City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/2000*Herbert E. Berman Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/2000*Herbert E. Berman Committee on Finance Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2000*Herbert E. Berman City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/2000*Herbert E. Berman City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Res. No.1634 Title Resolution authorizing the filing of applications for state assistance payments for projects to implement the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan within the City of New York and the signing of associated state contracts under the appropriate laws of New York State. Body By Council Member Berman (by request of the Mayor) Whereas, The State of New York provides financial assistance for projects to implement the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan; and Whereas, Environmental Conservation Law ("ECL") Article 54 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 Parks and Recreation has prepared applications to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for such projects, which are also identified in the list attached hereto as Attachment No. 1; and Whereas, If the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation approves the applications for the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan 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 Parks and Recreation is the agency charged with the management and physical improvement of all designated parkland owned by the City of New York; now therefore, be it Resolved by the Council of the City of New York that: 1. The filing of an application for such state assistance payments for each of 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. Henry J. Stern, as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, or his successor(s), is hereby authorized and directed as the official representative of the City of New York to submit an application for funds to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act (ECL Article 54) for each of the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan projects, in an amount not to exceed the amounts specified in each application; to act in connection with each such application for grants of state assistance payments, including the provision of such additional information as may be required; and upon approval of each said application by New York State for such projects, to enter into and execute a project agreement with the State for such financial assistance to the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation for each said approved application; 3. Four certified copies of this Resolution shall be prepared for forwarding to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. ATTACHMENT NO. 1 Environmental Protection Act 1. Inwood Hill Park Floating Dock Project (New York County) 2. Clove Lakes Park: Invasive Plant Removal and Native Plant Restoration Project (Richmond County) 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 |1013| |1013|