Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/22/2022 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Rabbi David Niederman, United Jewish Organization of Williamsburg & North Brooklyn, located at 32 Penn Street, Brooklyn, New York 11249. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Restler.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of October 27, 2022 be adopted as printed by Council Member Farias.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Not available
M 0101-2022 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsIsabel Castilla, New York City Public Design CommissionMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0102-2022 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsJames Van Bramer, New York City Public Design CommissionMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0103-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledComprehensive Annual Financial Report of the Comptroller of The City of New York for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2022 and 2021.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS – None      Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Not available
    9.DISCUSSION OF GENERAL ORDERS      Not available
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AND WORKER PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0525-2022 BGale A. Brewer Amended and Coupled on General OrdersPurchase of second-hand catalytic converters.IntroductionThis bill would require that any dealer in second-hand articles who purchases a second-hand catalytic converter obtain and retain information about the vehicle from which the second-hand catalytic converter was removed. The purchaser would be required to obtain information from the seller to verify legal ownership of the vehicle from which the part was removed or that the removal of the part was otherwise authorized, that the second-hand catalytic converter is consistent with one removed from the identified vehicle, and maintain an electronic record of the information provided by the seller. The purchaser would be required to retain the electronic records for at least six years.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION      Not available
Int 0610-2022 AErik D. Bottcher Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the department of education to provide information on the local 988 suicide and crisis lifeline and other related resources.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information about suicide prevention to students, including the new 988 suicide and crisis lifeline number, information on suicide’s warning signs and risk factors and other related suicide prevention resources it deems important for students.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Int 0789-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Coupled on General OrdersAuthorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in two business improvement districts.Introduction Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0388-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0147-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  Block 2396, Lots 21, 24, 25, 26, and 27; Block 2409, Lots 8, 9, 11, 15, and 27; Block 2420, Lot 41; Block 2434, Lot 8, Brooklyn, Community District No. 1, Council District No. 34.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0398-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 147 - BUFF 236-1 Development Associates HPO.FY23, Block 2396, Lots 21, 24, 25, 26, and 27; Block 2409, Lots 8, 9, 11, 15, and 27; Block 2420, Lot 41; Block 2434, Lot 8, Brooklyn, Community District No. 1, Council District No. 34.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0126-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220364 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0127-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (N 220367 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0128-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220365 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0129-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220366 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0130-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220368 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0131-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220369 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0132-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220371 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0133-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220373 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0134-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220374 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0135-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220427 HAK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0136-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220428 HUK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0137-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220429 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0138-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (N 220430 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0139-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1571 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 210230 ZMK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0399-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 139 - Zoning, 1571 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 210230 ZMK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0140-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1571 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 210231 ZRK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0400-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 140 - Zoning, 1571 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 210231 ZRK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0141-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220312 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0401-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 141 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220312 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0142-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (N 220313 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0402-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 142 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (N 220313 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0143-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 220188 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0144-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 220189 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0145-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220311 ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0403-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 145 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220311 ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0146-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220314 ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0404-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 146 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220314 ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0148-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Approximately 252-Seat Early Childhood Center, Staten Island (G 220024 SCR)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0405-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 148 - Landmarks, Approximately 252-Seat Early Childhood Center, Staten Island (G 220024 SCR)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITIES AND ADDICTION      Not available
Int 0404-2022 ALinda Lee Amended and Coupled on General OrdersReport tracking the funds paid pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), or another agency designated by the mayor, to report on the monies paid to the city pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement, or any other agreement with an opioid supply chain participant, or any successor agreement to either such agreement. The bill would require the agency to submit a report within 30 days of the release of each city financial plan or update that discloses the total amount of opioid funds, where the funds are being spent, the number of New Yorkers benefiting from the funds, and anticipated appropriation of the funds broken down by fiscal year. This bill would require the agency to submit such reports until all of the opioid funds have been appropriated.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0609-2022 ADiana I. Ayala Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishing a needle, syringe, and sharps buyback pilot program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to establish a pilot program to offer financial incentives for the return of needles, syringes, and sharps used for non-medical consumption at locations in the 5 highest-need council districts. The bill would require DOHMH to determine eligibility for participation in the program. The bill would authorize DOHMH to set the buyback incentive, up to 20 cents per needle, syringe or sharp, with a cap of $10 per individual per day. Once implemented, the program would expire after one year and would require DOHMH to submit a report no later than six months after the program has ended that includes the name and locations of all buyback locations, the number of litter returned under the program, by location, the total amount of money disbursed, and a recommendation as to whether to make the pilot program permanent and whether to expand it. The bill would also require DOHMH to create a community-based plan of action to address the opioid epidemic in communities deemed at highest risk for opioid abuse and deaths.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0116-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 79-18 164th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 220414 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0356-2022 ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 116 - Zoning, 79-18 164th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 220414 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0126-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220364 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0406-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 126 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220364 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0127-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (N 220367 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0407-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 127 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (N 220367 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0128-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220365 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0408-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 128 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220365 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0129-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220366 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0409-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 129 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220366 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0130-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220368 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0410-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 130 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220368 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0131-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220369 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0411-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 131 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220369 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0132-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220371 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0412-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 132 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220371 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0133-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220373 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0413-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 133 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220373 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0134-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220374 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0414-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 134 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220374 ZSQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCONSUMER AND WORKER PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0525-2022 BGale A. Brewer~coupledA and GOPurchase of second-hand catalytic converters.IntroductionThis bill would require that any dealer in second-hand articles who purchases a second-hand catalytic converter obtain and retain information about the vehicle from which the second-hand catalytic converter was removed. The purchaser would be required to obtain information from the seller to verify legal ownership of the vehicle from which the part was removed or that the removal of the part was otherwise authorized, that the second-hand catalytic converter is consistent with one removed from the identified vehicle, and maintain an electronic record of the information provided by the seller. The purchaser would be required to retain the electronic records for at least six years.Approved by Council  Action details Not available
    ~coupledEDUCATION      Not available
Int 0610-2022 AErik D. Bottcher~coupledA and GORequiring the department of education to provide information on the local 988 suicide and crisis lifeline and other related resources.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information about suicide prevention to students, including the new 988 suicide and crisis lifeline number, information on suicide’s warning signs and risk factors and other related suicide prevention resources it deems important for students.Approved by Council  Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 0789-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledGOAuthorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in two business improvement districts.Introduction    Action details Not available
Res 0388-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0398-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 147 - BUFF 236-1 Development Associates HPO.FY23, Block 2396, Lots 21, 24, 25, 26, and 27; Block 2409, Lots 8, 9, 11, 15, and 27; Block 2420, Lot 41; Block 2434, Lot 8, Brooklyn, Community District No. 1, Council District No. 34.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0399-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 139 - Zoning, 1571 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 210230 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0400-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 140 - Zoning, 1571 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 210231 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0401-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 141 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220312 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0402-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 142 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (N 220313 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0403-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 145 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220311 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0404-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 146 - Zoning, Innovative Urban Village (ENY CCC), Brooklyn (C 220314 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0405-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 148 - Landmarks, Approximately 252-Seat Early Childhood Center, Staten Island (G 220024 SCR)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledMENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITIES AND ADDICTION      Not available
Int 0404-2022 ALinda Lee~coupledA and GOReport tracking the funds paid pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), or another agency designated by the mayor, to report on the monies paid to the city pursuant to the New York opioid settlement sharing agreement, or any other agreement with an opioid supply chain participant, or any successor agreement to either such agreement. The bill would require the agency to submit a report within 30 days of the release of each city financial plan or update that discloses the total amount of opioid funds, where the funds are being spent, the number of New Yorkers benefiting from the funds, and anticipated appropriation of the funds broken down by fiscal year. This bill would require the agency to submit such reports until all of the opioid funds have been appropriated.   Action details Not available
Int 0609-2022 ADiana I. Ayala~coupledA and GOEstablishing a needle, syringe, and sharps buyback pilot program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to establish a pilot program to offer financial incentives for the return of needles, syringes, and sharps used for non-medical consumption at locations in the 5 highest-need council districts. The bill would require DOHMH to determine eligibility for participation in the program. The bill would authorize DOHMH to set the buyback incentive, up to 20 cents per needle, syringe or sharp, with a cap of $10 per individual per day. Once implemented, the program would expire after one year and would require DOHMH to submit a report no later than six months after the program has ended that includes the name and locations of all buyback locations, the number of litter returned under the program, by location, the total amount of money disbursed, and a recommendation as to whether to make the pilot program permanent and whether to expand it. The bill would also require DOHMH to create a community-based plan of action to address the opioid epidemic in communities deemed at highest risk for opioid abuse and deaths.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 0356-2022 ARafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 116 - Zoning, 79-18 164th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 220414 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0406-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 126 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220364 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0407-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 127 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (N 220367 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0408-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 128 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220365 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0409-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 129 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220366 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0410-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 130 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220368 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0411-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 131 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220369 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0412-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 132 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220371 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0413-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 133 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220373 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0414-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 134 - Zoning, Innovation Queens Rezoning and LSGD, Queens (C 220374 ZSQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS – None      Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Res 0387-2022 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsU.S. Congress to repeal the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, commonly known as the “Jones Act”.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0817-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the office of emergency management to hire taxis and private vehicles as an alternative to Access-a-Ride during and after coastal storms and other severe weather and natural disasters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Emergency Management to hire taxis and private vehicles licensed by the taxi and limousine commission as an alternative means of transport for Access-a-Ride customers when Access-a-Ride experiences difficulties operating during and after severe weather and natural disaster events.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0388-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0818-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionRequiring the department of consumer and worker protection to implement an outreach and education campaign regarding the Temporary Schedule Change Act.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to conduct an annual education and outreach campaign on the Temporary Schedule Change Act. The outreach and education campaign will require employers to distribute written and electronic materials created by the department to their employees, and a media campaign by the department.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0819-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionRequiring the posting of lithium-ion battery safety guides in places of business and online retail platforms that sell powered mobility devices.IntroductionThe bill would require all businesses that sell e-bikes, e-scooters and other personal mobility devices powered by batteries, to post lithium-ion battery safety informational materials and guides. Such materials and guides would be required to be posted both in physical stores and on online retail platforms. A violation would be subject to civil penalties ranging from $150 to $350 per violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0820-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsPublic access to water bottle-filling stations in city buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require water bottle-filling stations in city buildings operated by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to be made available for use by members of the public. The DCAS commissioner would prescribe by rule the limitations on such public access to water bottle-filling stations for purposes of safeguarding public safety or health. The bill also would require the locations of city buildings with water bottle-filling stations available for public use to be posted on the 311 website and mobile device platforms.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0389-2022 *Gale A. Brewer~SPONSOREconomic DevelopmentAmend the Hudson River Park Trust Act by banning non-essential use of its heliport.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0390-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureMetropolitan Transportation Authority to conduct a comprehensive Environmental Impact Study on the viability of the proposed QueensLink project.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0391-2022 *Tiffany Cabán~SPONSORCriminal JusticeGovernor to exercise clemency power to release older adults who are incarcerated. (S15A/A8855A, and S7514/A4231)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0392-2022 *Tiffany Cabán~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsSupporting a democratically governed public entity that will provide reliable and affordable electrical power to the people of Puerto Rico and supporting the cancellation of the contract with LUMA Energy.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0393-2022 *Carmen N. De La Rosa~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborEstablish the Nail Salon Minimum Standards Act. (A.9398/S.8166)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0821-2022 *Amanda Farías~SPONSORHealthRequiring building owners to provide shower hoses and informational materials on Legionnaires’ disease to tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOHMH”) to create and post online informational materials on Legionnaires’ disease and to notify owners of residential buildings when a tenant in the building has a confirmed case of Legionnaires’ disease. This bill would also require building owners to provide shower hoses and the DOHMH informational materials to building tenants within 24 hours of notice of a tenant in the building having been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0822-2022 *Jennifer Gutiérrez~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionEstablishing a battery safety certification for powered mobility device mechanics.IntroductionThis bill would require the commissioner of the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to establish and require a battery safety certification for mechanics of powered mobility devices, including e-bikes and e-scooters. The commissioner will establish the criteria for this certification process, maintain and update a monthly list of all mechanics who are thereby certified and conduct outreach and education about this certification program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0394-2022 *Jennifer Gutiérrez~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionEstablish rules and regulations for the safe use of e-bike batteries.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0823-2022 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORStandards and EthicsRent stabilized housing disclosures by council members.IntroductionThis bill would require Council Members to file an annual disclosure report with the Conflicts of Interest Board indicating whether their primary residence is a rent stabilized housing accommodation. This bill would also establish provisions related to public inspection, report retention, and fines for not filing such reports.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0395-2022 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORHealthIncrease access to pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0824-2022 *Chi A. Ossé~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionFreelance Isn’t Free ActIntroductionThis bill would lower the monetary threshold for coverage under the Freelance Isn’t Free Act from freelancers who provide services worth $800 or more in the immediately preceding 120 days to those who provide services of $250 or more in the immediately preceding 120 days, and excepting certain licensed freelance workers from this lower threshold.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0825-2022 *Chi A. Ossé~SPONSORHealthReport on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis throughout the city of New York.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication utilized in HIV/AIDS prevention, including but not limited to, the number of individuals receiving PrEP or outreach on the availability of PrEP by gender, age group, sexual orientation, and race or ethnicity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0826-2022 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborRegulating covenants not to compete for freelance workers.IntroductionThe use of non-compete agreements in contracts for freelance work, especially in the fashion industry, can lead to unreasonable restrictions on freelancers being able to find new work. This bill would prohibit persons from requiring freelance workers to enter into non-compete agreements unless the hiring party agrees to compensate the freelance worker during any period in which a non-compete agreement would restrict the freelancer from seeking other work. This bill would also create a private right of action allowing freelancers to seek a declaratory judgment finding a non-compete agreement void and grant the Office of Labor Standards enforcement authority. The Corporation Counsel would also be able to investigate and sue hiring parties who exhibit a pattern or practice of violations in this case.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0396-2022 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborResolution recognizing April as Freelancers Appreciation Month in New York City.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0397-2022 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFinanceAuthorizing a personal income tax deduction for student loan payments. (S. 5836/A. 5724)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0827-2022 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORParks and RecreationMaintenance and cleaning of dog runs under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to directly maintain dog runs in parks under its jurisdiction, instead of volunteer groups that typically provide maintenance under authorization from DPR.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0828-2022 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORParks and RecreationCreation of a plan to develop more dog runs located in parks under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.IntroductionThis 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.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0829-2022 *Kristin Richardson Jordan~SPONSORGeneral WelfareEmphasizing permanent housing and transparency in the provision of homeless services.IntroductionThis bill would amend the duties of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) Commissioner regarding temporary and permanent housing to emphasize permanent housing. It would clarify the subjects in the DHS housing readiness training and require the Commissioner to annually report on the training and post the report on the DHS website. It would require the Commissioner to (i) make the DHS permanent housing clearinghouse available to each transitional housing facility who would create a plan to utilize the clearinghouse to help families and individuals move to permanent housing and (ii) annually report on the clearinghouse and post the report on the DHS website. In addition, it would update the Five-Year Plan to Relieve Homelessness to (i) include additional metrics, (ii) clarify the review and update of the Plan and have the Commissioner post each on the DHS website and (iii) require the Commissioner to post the Plan on the DHS website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0830-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORTechnologyRequiring the commissioner of DOITT to create a separate 311 category for rooftop activity complaints and to report annually regarding such complaints.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (“DoITT”) to create a separate link for rooftop activity complaints on the 311 website and mobile app, which would then provide links to further subcategories in order that each rooftop activity complaint be referred to the appropriate City agency for handling. DoITT would also be required to report annually on how such rooftop activity complaints are resolved. The bill would further require the Department of Buildings to report annually on the number of City rooftops with recreational spaces indicated on a Certificate of Occupancy or indicated on a Place of Assembly Certificate of Operation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0831-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeEstablishing a citywide resource navigator for women and gender-expansive persons.IntroductionThis bill would create a resource navigator program with the aim to create a centralized program to assist women and gender expansive people in department of corrections custody, as well as other relevant actors, in locating available and appropriate reentry services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0147-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceBlock 2396, Lots 21, 24, 25, 26, and 27; Block 2409, Lots 8, 9, 11, 15, and 27; Block 2420, Lot 41; Block 2434, Lot 8, Brooklyn, Community District No. 1, Council District No. 34.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0148-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Approximately 252-Seat Early Childhood Center, Staten Island (G 220024 SCR)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0148-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Approximately 252-Seat Early Childhood Center, Staten Island (G 220024 SCR)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available