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Meeting Name: Committee on Parks and Recreation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/6/2022 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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T2022-2438 *   Oversight - Improving the Efficiency of Parks Capital Projects.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0174-2022 *Shekar Krishnan  Reporting on park capital expenditures.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to expand its web based capital projects tracker to include more detailed information regarding its capital projects, including the reasons for delays, the dates projects were fully funded, the total number of projects in its portfolio, projected and actual cost overruns, individual sources of funding and the length of time it took to complete each project.   Not available Not available
Int 0680-2022 *Shekar Krishnan  Survey to determine the feasibility of creating micro parks and green spaces on vacant city owned land near dead ends and highway entrance and exit ramps.IntroductionThis local law would require the department of transportation, in conjunction with the department of environmental protection and the department of parks and recreation to conduct a survey of streets with dead ends located in residential zones in each borough, parcels of vacant land owned by the city and land that abuts highway entrance and exit ramps that are suitable for the planting of trees or other vegetation. The survey would have to be submitted to the Mayor and Council by July, 1 2023, and it would have to determine which dead ends and highway entrance and exit ramps can be converted into a bioswale or other green space that would support the planting of trees or other vegetation. The City would then be required to plant trees and other vegetation in those dead ends and highway entrance and exit ramps by July 1, 2027.   Not available Not available
T2022-2417 *Shekar Krishnan PreconsideredRequiring the department of parks and recreation to develop a strategic blueprint to reduce its capital project durations by at least 25 percent.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to coordinate with other agencies as appropriate to prepare a strategic blueprint to reduce the duration of capital projects by at least 25 percent. Such blueprint would review, at a minimum, early completion incentives; standardization of processes, timelines, and forms; and coordination with utility companies.   Not available Not available