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File #: Int 2034-2020    Version: * Name: Creation of a mobile application to coordinate the use of open space for art and cultural programming.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations
On agenda: 8/27/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a mobile application to coordinate the use of open space for art and cultural programming
Sponsors: Laurie A. Cumbo, James G. Van Bramer, Ben Kallos, Paul A. Vallone, Margaret S. Chin, Donovan J. Richards, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT), in consultation with the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and other relevant agencies, to create a mobile application to provide information about and coordinate the use of open space for art and cultural programming, as well as providing information about low cost or free public programs in such locations.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2034, 2. Int. No. 2034, 3. August 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-27-20, 5. Committee Report 9/24/20, 6. Hearing Testimony 9/24/20, 7. Hearing Testimony 9/24/20 - CECM, 8. Hearing Testimony 9/24/20 - NYCandCo, 9. Hearing Testimony 9/24/20 - Roundtable, 10. Hearing Transcript 9/24/20

Int. No. 2034

 

By Council Members Cumbo, Van Bramer, Kallos, Vallone, Chin, Richards and Cornegy

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a mobile application to coordinate the use of open space for art and cultural programming

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 23-305 to read as follows:

§ 23-305 Open space coordination platform. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Art and cultural institution. The term “art and cultural institution” means any not-for-profit art or cultural group, organization, venue or institution within the city of New York.

Department. The term “department” means the department of information technology and telecommunications.

Mobile application. The term “mobile application” means a type of application software designed to run on a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet computer.

Open space. The term “open space” means any location that may be designated by the city for use by the public or an art and cultural institution, including, but not limited to, park space, pedestrian plazas, roadways or public parking lots.

b. No later than 180 days following the effective date of the local law that added this section, the department shall, in consultation with relevant agencies, including, but not limited to, the department of cultural affairs and the department of parks and recreation, create a mobile application that shall provide information about open space locations, facilitate the coordination of such open space, and provide information about low cost or free public programs offered by art and cultural institutions in such open space locations. Such mobile application shall, at a minimum, allow users to search for open space, by location, on a map.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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