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File #: Int 2158-2020    Version: * Name: Designating a geospatial information officer.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 11/19/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to designating a geospatial information officer
Sponsors: Stephen T. Levin, Robert F. Holden, Ben Kallos, (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: The proposed legislation would create a Chief Geospatial Information Officer (CGIO) within the Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DoITT) and require DOITT to maintain and implement a special data interoperability strategy, including the development and maintenance of a strategic plan for the City’s use of geospatial information systems (GIS). The legislation would also mandate regular meetings of agency GIS managers and other geospatial experts.
Indexes: Other Appointment Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2158, 2. Int. No. 2158, 3. November 19, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-19-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 19, 2020

Int. No. 2158

 

By Council Members Levin, Holden and Kallos (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to designating a geospatial information officer

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 1071 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:

§ 1071. Deputies. The commissioner [may] shall appoint [four] five- deputies, one of whom may be designated the first deputy commissioner, and one of whom shall be designated the chief geospatial information officer.

§ 2. Subdivisions g and h of section 1072 of the New York city charter are amended to read as follows:

g. to participate in developing, maintaining and implementing a long-range computer systems strategy, [and] data communications strategy, spatial data interoperability strategy for the city of New York and strategic plan for the use of geospatial information systems by city agencies;

h. to assist in providing interagency coordination on matters related to data communications activities and interfacing of computers, including convening, under the direction of the chief geospatial information officer, annual interagency meetings of agency personnel responsible for supervising the collection, management or use of geospatial data and, when appropriate, other geospatial experts, to enable citywide coordination and collaboration in areas including application development, data sharing and data interoperability;

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

JSA/NKA

LS #10865, 10866, 10867

9/18/2019

4:38pm