File #: Int 0493-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring the dept of sanitation to establish a plan for accepting commercial solid waste at city-owned marine transfer stations.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 6/2/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of sanitation to establish a plan for accepting commercial solid waste at city-owned marine transfer stations
Sponsors: Sandy Nurse, Farah N. Louis, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, (by request of the Brooklyn Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to submit a report to the Mayor and the Council by March 1, 2023, detailing DSNY’s plan to accept commercial putrescible and non-putrescible waste at the city’s marine transfer stations. The bill would also require that DSNY submit an annual report on its implementation of the plan, including the amount of commercial waste processed at each transfer station in the previous calendar year.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 493, 2. Int. No. 493, 3. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22

Int. No. 493

 

By Council Members Nurse, Louis, Abreu, Restler and Won (by request of the Brooklyn Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of sanitation to establish a plan for accepting commercial solid waste at city-owned marine transfer stations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-144 to read as follows:

§ 16-144 Commercial solid waste processed at marine transfer stations. a. No later than March 1, 2023, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and make publicly available online, a plan for accepting and processing putrescible and non-putrescible waste from commercial establishments at each city-owned marine transfer station that is accepting, or is scheduled to accept, solid waste. For each city-owned marine transfer station, such plan shall include, at a minimum, (i) the date upon which each city-owned marine transfer station will begin accepting commercial putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste, and (ii) a description of the department’s past efforts and planned efforts to attract commercial solid waste to such station, including whether the city will subsidize tipping fees associated with such waste in whole or in part.

b. No later than March 1, 2025, and by March 1 every year thereafter, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and make publicly available online, a report on implementation of such plan. For each city-owned marine transfer station, such report shall include, at a minimum, the amount of putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste accepted and processed by such station from commercial establishments in the previous calendar year. 

                           § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

Session 12

JSA

LS # 590, 8156

5/6/2022

 

Session 11

JCH/NKA

LS # 3636

Int. # 254-2018