File #: Int 0037-2022    Version: * Name: Allocation of resources for green infrastructure.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 2/24/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allocation of resources for green infrastructure
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, David M. Carr, Kalman Yeger , Farah N. Louis
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to apportion resources for the implementation of green infrastructure in each borough proportionately based on the population in each borough.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 37, 2. Int. No. 37, 3. February 24, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-24-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 24, 2022

Int. No. 37

 

By Council Members Borelli, Carr, Yeger and Louis

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allocation of resources for green infrastructure

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-532 to read as follows:

§ 24-532 Green infrastructure. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Green infrastructure. The term “green infrastructure” means a source control measure that uses or mimics natural systems to manage stormwater runoff.

Source control measure. The term “source control measure” means any stormwater management practice designed to reduce or slow the flow of stormwater into a combined sanitary and stormwater sewer or a separate stormwater sewer.

b. Green infrastructure resources. The department shall apportion resources for the implementation of green infrastructure in each borough proportionately to the population in each borough. Such population shall be determined according to the most recent federal census.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

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