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File #: Int 0494-2004    Version: Name: Authorizing the DOT to extend the expiration date of any franchise to operate and maintain bus shelters.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/10/2004
Enactment date: 1/3/2005 Law number: 2005/003
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to authorizing the department of transportation to extend the expiration date of any franchise to operate and maintain bus stop shelters.
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella, Vincent J. Gentile, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Larry B. Seabrook, Kendall Stewart, Robert Jackson, James F. Gennaro, (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/15/04, 4. Hearing Transcript 11/30/04, 5. Local Law, 6. Hearing Transcript - Zoning - 12/2/04, 7. Hearing Transcript - Land Use - 12/2/04, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting - 12/7/04
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/4/2005AMelinda R. Katz City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/3/2005AMelinda R. Katz Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/3/2005AMelinda R. Katz Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/15/2004AMelinda R. Katz City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/15/2004AMelinda R. Katz City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2004AMelinda R. Katz City Council Laid Over by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004*  Committee on Land Use Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004*  Committee on Land Use Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004*  Committee on Land Use Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004AMelinda R. Katz Committee on Land Use Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004*  Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004*  Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004*  Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/2/2004AMelinda R. Katz Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Approved by SubcommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2004*  Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2004*  Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Laid Over by Subcommittee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2004*  City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2004*  City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 494-A

 

By Council Members Katz, Avella, Gentile, Nelson, Palma, Seabrook, Stewart, Jackson and Gennaro (by request of the Mayor)

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to authorizing the department of transportation to extend the expiration date of any franchise to operate and maintain bus stop shelters.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Subdivision b of section 378 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law twenty-nine for the year 2004, is amended to read as follows:

                     b. Not later than the first day of March, nineteen hundred ninety, the mayor shall designate a single agency as the responsible agency for each type of franchise currently granted by the city. If such an agency intends to continue granting any such type of franchise, the agency shall submit to the council a proposed authorizing resolution for such type of franchise at least two years, or such shorter period as may be approved by the franchise and concession review committee, prior to the earliest expiration date of any existing franchise of that type; provided, however, that such an agency, with the approval of the franchise and concession review committee, may extend to the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred ninety-two the expiration date of any franchise which is scheduled to expire prior to that date, if such an extension is necessary in order to provide the agency with adequate time during which to prepare a proposed authorizing resolution for the type of franchise involved; and provided further, that the department of transportation, with the approval of the franchise and concession review committee, may extend the expiration date of the operating authority of any private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city that operates the bus routes BXM1, BXM2, BXM3, BXM4A, BXM4B, BXM11, and BXM18 to a date not later than the fifteenth day of January, two thousand and five, and for any private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city that operates the bus routes QM1, QM1A, QM2, QM2A, QM3, QM4, Q25, Q34, Q65, Q65A, Q66, Q67, Q101, Q101R, Q102, Q103, Q104, and QBX1 to a date not later than the twenty-sixth day of February, two thousand and five, and for any private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city that operates the bus routes BXM6, BXM7, BXM7A, BXM7B, BXM9, and BXM10 to a date not later than the twenty-sixth day of March, two thousand and five, and for any private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city that operates the bus routes Q18, Q19, Q19A, Q19B, Q23, Q29, Q33, Q38, Q39, Q45, Q47, Q53, Q72, QM10, QM11, QM12, QM22, QM24, and QM24W to a date not later than the thirtieth day of April, two thousand and five, and for any private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city that operates the bus routes Q110, Q111, Q112, Q113, and QM21 to a date not later than the thirtieth day of April, two thousand and five, and for any private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city that operates the bus routes Q6, Q7, Q8, Q9, Q9A, Q10, Q10A, Q11, Q21, Q22, Q22A, Q35, Q37, Q40, Q41, Q60, QM15, QM16, QM17, QM18, and QM23 to a date not later than the thirtieth day of April, two thousand and five, and for any private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city that operates the bus routes B100, B103, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, and BQM1 to a date not later than the thirtieth day of April, two thousand and five; and provided further, that the department of transportation, with the approval of the franchise and concession review committee, may extend the expiration date of the operating authority of any private bus company that does not receive a subsidy from the city to a date not later than the thirtieth day of June, two thousand and seven; and provided further, that the department of transportation, with the approval of the franchise and concession review committee, may extend the expiration date of any franchise to operate and maintain bus shelters to a date not later than the thirty-first day of December, two thousand [and four] five.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section three hundred seventy-one, the public notice and hearing requirements of the franchise and concession review committee with respect to an approval of an extension of the operating authority of a private bus company that receives a subsidy from the city shall be fully satisfied by a public hearing held after notice of such hearing shall have been published at least one day prior thereto in the City Record.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after December 31, 2004.