File #: Int 0531-2022    Version: * Name: Annual report on drainage infrastructure.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/16/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an annual report on drainage infrastructure
Sponsors: James F. Gennaro, Gale A. Brewer, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Lincoln Restler, Kevin C. Riley, Lynn C. Schulman, Pierina Ana Sanchez
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to issue an annual report on the condition of critical water drainage infrastructure within the City. It would further require a description of all outages that occurred in the previous year – detailing the length and severity of the outage, as well as the steps taken to resolve it.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 531, 2. Int. No. 531, 3. June 16, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-16-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 16, 2022

Int. No. 531

By Council Members Gennaro, Brewer, Gutiérrez, Restler, Riley, Schulman and Sanchez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an annual report on drainage 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 Annual report on drainage infrastructure. a. No later than February 1 of each year, the commissioner of environmental protection shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council a report on the condition of municipal drainage infrastructure.

b. The report required by subdivision a of this section shall include, but need not be limited to, the following information:

1. A description of the current operational condition of all treatment locations, wastewater pump stations, sewer regulators and other critical drainage infrastructure; and

2. For every instance in the previous year where infrastructure was either out of service or operating at a reduced capacity;

(a) A description of the affected infrastructure;

(b) The length of the disruption;

(c) Whether such disruption was partial or full;

(d) The cause of the disruption; and

(e) A description of any actions, whether conducted or planned, in response.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

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