File #: Int 0828-2022    Version: * Name: Creation of a plan to develop more dog runs located in parks under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 11/22/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to the creation of a plan to develop more dog runs located in parks under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation
Sponsors: Lincoln Restler, Shekar Krishnan, Shahana K. Hanif, Crystal Hudson, Rita C. Joseph, Keith Powers , Carmen N. De La Rosa, Shaun Abreu
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This local law would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to prepare a plan on the feasibility of developing more dog runs throughout the parks system.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 828, 2. Int. No. 828, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-22-22, 4. November 22, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 828

 

By Council Members Restler, Krishnan, Hanif, Hudson, Joseph, Powers, De La Rosa and Abreu

 

A Local Law in relation to the creation of a plan to develop more dog runs located in parks under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this local law, the following terms have the following meanings:

Department. The term “department” means the New York city department of parks and recreation.

Dog run. The term “dog run” means an enclosed area located within a park under the jurisdiction of the department where a pet dog, accompanied by the owner or person supervising such dog, may engage in leisure activity.

b. The department shall develop a plan to increase the number of dog runs that are located throughout parks under the jurisdiction of the department. Such plan shall be posted on the department’s website and submitted to the mayor and the speaker of the council by no later than July 1, 2023, and shall include but not be limited to the following information:

1. The current number and location of dog runs located within parks under the jurisdiction of the department;

2. An analysis of the condition of locations in various parks under the jurisdiction of the department that may be suitable for conversion into a dog run and the estimated cost to convert such locations into a dog run, provided that at least five locations in each community district are analyzed; 

3. For each park location found to be suitable for conversion into a dog run, a plan to convert such location into a dog run, provided that such plan provides for the conversion of each location by no later than July 1, 2025.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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