File #: Int 0055-2024    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of sanitation to accept commercial solid waste at city-owned or operated marine transfer stations and city-owned or operated rail transfer stations.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/8/2024
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 accept commercial solid waste at city-owned or operated marine transfer stations and city-owned or operated rail transfer stations
Sponsors: Sandy Nurse, Alexa Avilés, Althea V. Stevens, James F. Gennaro, Shaun Abreu, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Chi A. Ossé, Crystal Hudson, Kevin C. Riley, Shahana K. Hanif, Farah N. Louis, Shekar Krishnan, Christopher Marte, Yusef Salaam, Tiffany Cabán, Lynn C. Schulman, Nantasha M. Williams, Chris Banks, (by request of the Brooklyn Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Sanitation to accept and process commercial solid waste at all city-owned or operated marine and rail transfer stations, and to publicly report the amount and type of waste received at such stations on an annual basis.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 55, 2. Int. No. 55, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24, 5. Committee Report 2/27/24, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/27/24, 7. Hearing Transcript 2/27/24

Int. No. 55

 

By Council Members Nurse, Avilés, Stevens, Gennaro, Abreu, Gutiérrez, Ossé, Hudson, Riley, Hanif, Louis, Krishnan, Marte, Salaam, Cabán, Schulman, Williams and Banks (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 accept commercial solid waste at city-owned or operated marine transfer stations and city-owned or operated rail 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 16-146 to read as follows:

§ 16-146 Commercial solid waste to be processed at transfer stations. a. No later than March 1, 2025, the commissioner shall begin accepting and processing commercial solid waste at all city-owned or operated marine transfer stations and city-owned or operated rail transfer stations.

b. No later than October 1, 2025, and annually thereafter, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and make publicly available online, a report on its acceptance and processing of commercial solid waste pursuant to subdivision a of this section. For each such transfer station, such report shall provide information from the previous calendar year, including, at a minimum: (i) the amount of municipal solid waste accepted and processed by each such transfer station; (ii) the amount of solid waste from commercial establishments accepted and processed by each such transfer station; (iii) each such transfer station’s maximum solid waste processing capacity and current thru-put rates; (iv) each such transfer station’s projected processing capacity available for commercial solid waste in the upcoming calendar year; and (v) a description of any actions the department has taken and plans to take to attract commercial solid waste at such station.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

Session 13

MBB

LS # 590, 8156

Int. 493-2022

01/11/2024

 

Session 12

JSA/MBB

LS # 590, 8156

12/06/2023  6:25PM