Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/7/2022 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: Imam Dr. Tahir Kukaj, Albanian Islamic Cultural Center, located at 307 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, New York 10301. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Hanks.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of November 3, 2022 be adopted as printed by Council Member Paladino.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      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 CIVIL SERVICE AND LABOR      Not available
Int 0658-2022 ACarmen N. De La Rosa Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the department of citywide administrative services to establish a civil service ambassador program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to establish a program to provide education and outreach citywide, through City programs, to populations that could benefit from information regarding the benefits of joining the civil service and the process of taking civil service examinations. Such education and outreach would include regular presentations by current or former members of the civil service, as well as distribution of educational materials.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
LU 0149-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  Yorkville Gardens, Block 1539, Lot 10, Manhattan, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 5.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0425-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 149 - Yorkville Gardens, Block 1539, Lot 10, Manhattan, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 5.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0150-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  Sherwood LLC.HUDMF.FY23, Block 1909, Lot 1; Block 1956, Lot 29, Queens, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 21.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0426-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 150 - Sherwood LLC.HUDMF.FY23, Block 1909, Lot 1; Block 1956, Lot 29, Queens, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 21.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0151-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  Briarwood-Black Spruce, Block 9663, Lots 2 and 20, Queens, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 24.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0427-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 151 - Briarwood-Black Spruce, Block 9663, Lots 2 and 20, Queens, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 24.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0152-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  157 West 119 St: Block 1904, Lot 6, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0428-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 152 - 157 West 119 St: Block 1904, Lot 6, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0153-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  CB WHCO: Block 1831, Lot 53, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0429-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 153 - CB WHCO: Block 1831, Lot 53, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0696-2022 *Sandra Ung Coupled on General OrdersDesign of the ballot and content of ballot instructions for ranked choice elections.IntroductionThis bill would simplify the ballot instructions for ranked choice voting elections. The bill would also improve the layout of ranked choice ballots by ensuring that (1) contests on the same ballot page are separated from one another using a bold black line, (2) non-English text can be easily compared to the corresponding English text, (3) each language on the ballot is clearly separated and visually distinct, and (4) to the extent practicable, instructions regarding ranked choice voting appear in black font on a white background.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0698-2022 ASandra Ung Amended and Coupled on General OrdersAdministering a public service corps program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to administer a public service corps program pursuant to which undergraduate and graduate students may participate in internships at city agencies. In administering such program, DCAS would need to make efforts to recruit students from diverse backgrounds and offer internships at a broad range of agencies. In addition, this bill would require DCAS to submit an annual report on its administration of the public service corps program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 0759-2022 BLinda Lee Amended and Coupled on General OrdersA catalytic converter etching program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to establish a program to provide the public with etchings that affix or engrave identifying numbers into catalytic converters of vehicles for the purpose of assisting law enforcement investigations and deterring theft of such parts.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RESILIENCY AND WATERFRONTS      Not available
Int 0076-2022 AJustin L. Brannan Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishing a program to provide financial assistance for the purchase and installation of backwater valves.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) establish a financial assistance program to reduce the costs of purchasing and installing backwater valves. This bill would also require that DEP, in consultation with other agencies or offices as designated by the Mayor, complete a study that evaluates where backwater valves should be installed to mitigate damage caused by backflow. The study would be posted on the DEP website and submitted to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. The financial assistance program would be informed by the findings of such study and subject to appropriation. This bill would also require DEP to prioritize neighborhoods regularly affected by backflow events and conduct outreach and education to property owners about the benefits of backwater valves.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0095-2022 *   Gregorio Mayers, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0430-2022 *Keith Powers  Coupled on General OrdersM 95 - Gregorio Mayers, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0096-2022 *   David Fullard, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0431-2022 *Keith Powers  Coupled on General OrdersM 96 - David Fullard, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0097-2022 *   Lily Shapiro, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0432-2022 *Keith Powers  Coupled on General OrdersM 97 - Lily Shapiro, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0135-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220427 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0433-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on General OrdersLU 135 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220427 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0136-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220428 HUK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0434-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on General OrdersLU 136 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220428 HUK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0137-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220429 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0435-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on General OrdersLU 137 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220429 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0138-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (N 220430 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0436-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on General OrdersLU 138 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (N 220430 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0143-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 220188 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0437-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on General OrdersLU 143 - Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 220188 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0144-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 220189 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0438-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on General OrdersLU 144 - Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 220189 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
T2022-0001 * ~coupledCoupled on General OrdersCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCIVIL SERVICE AND LABOR      Not available
Int 0658-2022 ACarmen N. De La Rosa~coupledA and GORequiring the department of citywide administrative services to establish a civil service ambassador program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to establish a program to provide education and outreach citywide, through City programs, to populations that could benefit from information regarding the benefits of joining the civil service and the process of taking civil service examinations. Such education and outreach would include regular presentations by current or former members of the civil service, as well as distribution of educational materials.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 0425-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 149 - Yorkville Gardens, Block 1539, Lot 10, Manhattan, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 5.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0426-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 150 - Sherwood LLC.HUDMF.FY23, Block 1909, Lot 1; Block 1956, Lot 29, Queens, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 21.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0427-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 151 - Briarwood-Black Spruce, Block 9663, Lots 2 and 20, Queens, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 24.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0428-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 152 - 157 West 119 St: Block 1904, Lot 6, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0429-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 153 - CB WHCO: Block 1831, Lot 53, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0696-2022 *Sandra Ung~coupledGODesign of the ballot and content of ballot instructions for ranked choice elections.IntroductionThis bill would simplify the ballot instructions for ranked choice voting elections. The bill would also improve the layout of ranked choice ballots by ensuring that (1) contests on the same ballot page are separated from one another using a bold black line, (2) non-English text can be easily compared to the corresponding English text, (3) each language on the ballot is clearly separated and visually distinct, and (4) to the extent practicable, instructions regarding ranked choice voting appear in black font on a white background.   Action details Not available
Int 0698-2022 ASandra Ung~coupledA and GOAdministering a public service corps program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to administer a public service corps program pursuant to which undergraduate and graduate students may participate in internships at city agencies. In administering such program, DCAS would need to make efforts to recruit students from diverse backgrounds and offer internships at a broad range of agencies. In addition, this bill would require DCAS to submit an annual report on its administration of the public service corps program.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledPUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 0759-2022 BLinda Lee~coupledA and GOA catalytic converter etching program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to establish a program to provide the public with etchings that affix or engrave identifying numbers into catalytic converters of vehicles for the purpose of assisting law enforcement investigations and deterring theft of such parts.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledRESILIENCY AND WATERFRONTS      Not available
Int 0076-2022 AJustin L. Brannan~coupledA and GOEstablishing a program to provide financial assistance for the purchase and installation of backwater valves.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) establish a financial assistance program to reduce the costs of purchasing and installing backwater valves. This bill would also require that DEP, in consultation with other agencies or offices as designated by the Mayor, complete a study that evaluates where backwater valves should be installed to mitigate damage caused by backflow. The study would be posted on the DEP website and submitted to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. The financial assistance program would be informed by the findings of such study and subject to appropriation. This bill would also require DEP to prioritize neighborhoods regularly affected by backflow events and conduct outreach and education to property owners about the benefits of backwater valves.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 0430-2022 *Keith Powers ~coupledGOM 95 - Gregorio Mayers, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0431-2022 *Keith Powers ~coupledGOM 96 - David Fullard, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0432-2022 *Keith Powers ~coupledGOM 97 - Lily Shapiro, a Commissioner of the New York City Local Conditional Release CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 0433-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 135 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220427 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0434-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 136 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220428 HUK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0435-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 137 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (C 220429 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0436-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 138 - Landmarks, Livonia4, Brooklyn (N 220430 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0437-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 143 - Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 220188 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0438-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 144 - Zoning, 280 Bergen Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 220189 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2022-0001 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Not available
Res 0169-2022 *Lincoln Restler Adopted by the Committee on Environmental ProtectionClimate Action Council to draft, and the Governor to implement, a final Climate Action Council Scoping Plan that commits to meeting CLCPA targets and bold climate & environmental justice action in New York.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0258-2022 BJames F. Gennaro Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Environmental ProtectionGovernor to ensure that appropriations of funds from the Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0292-2022 ASelvena N. Brooks-Powers Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureAllow commuter vans to accept hails from prospective passengers in the street, and would repeal certain provisions of law relating thereto. (S.5320/A.9731)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0310-2022 ACarmen N. De La Rosa Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Civil Service and LaborRaising the minimum wage annually by a percentage based on the rate of inflation and labor productivity. (S.3062D/A.7503)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 0832-2022 *Shaun Abreu~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring the department of sanitation to collect organic waste from community gardens.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to collect organic waste from community gardens that request, by an online application, such organic waste collection.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0415-2022 *Joann Ariola ~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsSeptember 11 Day of Remembrance Act.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0416-2022 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSOREducationAmend the education law in relation to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct. (A.5197/ S.7198)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0417-2022 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSORGeneral WelfareCongress to reinstate and make the Child Tax Credit permanent.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0418-2022 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSORPublic SafetyEliminate the authority of the Department of Defense to transfer surplus military property to federal, state and local agencies for law enforcement activities.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0419-2022 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureMetropolitan Transportation Authority’s congestion pricing plan, also known as the “Central Business District Tolling Program,” subject to a statewide ballot proposal.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0833-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORLand UseStudying and reporting on transportation impacts of decisions of the city planning commission in connection with certain land use actions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning (DCP), or if the City Planning Commission (CPC) is not the lead agency, the lead agency, to report on the transportation impacts in areas affected by neighborhood rezonings. Each study would require a comparison of the impacts in existence at the time of the study to the potential impacts identified in the final environmental impact statement (EIS) approved by the City Planning Commission in connection with such rezoning. If there are significant disparities between the impacts identified in the study and those identified in the EIS, DCP or the lead agency shall make recommendations on how to amend the CEQR Technical Manual to more accurately forecast such impacts in future land use actions. As part of that report, DCP or the lead agency would be required to discuss whether a vehicle miles traveled model would more accurately and usefully capture project impacts. The bill would require DCP or the lead agency to submit such studies and reports four years and ten years after final approval of a neighborhood rezoning.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0834-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORParks and RecreationCreation of a task force to coordinate the removal of fallen trees due to a severe weather event.IntroductionThis bill would create a Downed Tree Task Force consisting of NYC Emergency Management, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), the Police Department, Fire Department, Department of Information Technology, Department of Sanitation, Department of Transportation and representatives from the major utility companies to assist in the safe clearing and removal of City owned trees and/or tree limbs that have fallen as a result of a severe weather event.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0835-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORContractsEstablishing auditing requirements for minority and women-owned business enterprise procurement.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that the Comptroller conduct annual audits focused solely on MWBE procurement and share final audits and audit reports to the council, the mayor, and the audit committee. This bill would also allow the Comptroller to appoint someone in the Comptroller’s office to oversee and execute such audit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0836-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructurePlacing a cap on the correlated color temperature of new and replacement streetlights.IntroductionThis bill would require that any lamp installed as part of the lighting of streets, highways, parks, or any other public place have a correlated color temperature no higher than 3000 Kelvin. All new and replacement outdoor lamps would be required to meet this standard.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0837-2022 *Tiffany Cabán~SPONSORConsumer and Worker ProtectionWrongful discharge from employment.IntroductionThis proposed bill would prohibit employers from terminating employees without just cause. It would also prohibit, with enumerated exceptions, the use of electronic monitoring in discharging or disciplining employees.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0420-2022 *Eric Dinowitz~SPONSOREducationDepartment of Education to provide civic engagement training for all public high school students and to award credentials to students who complete such training.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0838-2022 *Jennifer Gutiérrez~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring the department of citywide administrative services to give two years notice of lease expiration to tenants of city-leased properties.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to notify tenants of City-leased properties via mail when their lease or rental agreement is set to expire in two years. Additionally, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services must send a copy of the notification to the relevant council member, borough president and community board.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0839-2022 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORImmigrationEstablishing an office of refugee and migrant settlement.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Refugee and Migrant Settlement to provide short and long term access to relevant resources including, housing, medical care, education and food to people from outside the U.S. who are resettled in New York City. The director of the Office would advise and assist the mayor in coordinating an all-agency response to influxes of people resettling in New York. The Office is required to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council on its activities in the past year, including the number of people served and the programs it has undertaken.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0840-2022 *Shekar Krishnan~SPONSORFinanceDeveloping a strategic blueprint to reduce capital project durations by at least 25 percent.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Design and Construction 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 agency coordination with utility companies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0841-2022 *Shekar Krishnan~SPONSORImmigrationProhibiting NYC from contracting with entities engaged in immigration enforcement.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit New York City from entering into contracts with entities that engage in immigration enforcement and penalize a person’s presence in, entry into, or reentry into the United States, where the City would be providing goods or services to such agencies in return for payment. The bill would also apply to current contracts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0842-2022 *Shekar Krishnan~SPONSORPreconsidered - Parks and RecreationRequiring the department of parks and recreation to develop a strategy to reduce the duration of its capital projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to prepare a strategy, in coordination with other city agencies as appropriate, to reduce the duration of capital projects by at least 25 percent. The strategy would review, at a minimum, early completion incentives; standardization of processes, timelines, and forms; coordination with utility companies; and possible changes to regulatory barriers. The strategy would have to be submitted to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council by no later than December 1, 2023.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0843-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSOREducationReporting on payments to early childhood care and education providers.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of education to report on invoices received from early childhood care and education providers that the department has contracted with to provide these services. The bill would highlight the number of invoices in total, the number of invoices paid in full or partially paid, the average amount of time it takes to process, and the number of invoices outstanding in value and percentage.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0844-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSORHospitalsEstablishing an office of healthcare accountability.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Healthcare Accountability. This office would audit city expenditures on employee-related health care costs, and make recommendations on how to lower these costs. It would also be required to create a publicly accessible website that provides information on the costs of hospital procedures and summarizes the cost transparency of each hospital. Finally, it would also be required to, where feasible, report on the factors external to hospitals such as the operating and profit margin of major insurance providers.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0845-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSORSmall BusinessReducing penalties, allowing opportunities to cure for certain violations, and eliminating certain requirements for commercial establishments.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0421-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRecognizing April 6 annually as Tartan Day in the City of New York.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0846-2022 *Sandy Nurse~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring the department of sanitation to develop a plan for ensuring proper disposal of rechargeable batteries used for powered mobility devices.IntroductionThis law would require the Department of Sanitation to develop a plan for promoting the proper disposal of rechargeable batteries used for powered mobility devices, such as motorized bicycles and scooters. Such plan would include, but not be limited to: (i) maintaining collection locations for such rechargeable batteries; (ii) accepting such rechargeable batteries at disposal events; (iii) coordinating with private entities regarding voluntary participation in in-store collection programs for such rechargeable batteries; and (iv) conducting public education and outreach regarding proper disposal of such rechargeable batteries.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0422-2022 *Vickie Paladino~SPONSOREducationDepartment of Education to expand career-connected learning programs and opportunities at all public high schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0847-2022 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORTechnologyLimiting movie-making, telecasting and photography permits.IntroductionThis bill would limit the number of filming days on any given census track per permit to only 10 days per month.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0848-2022 *Kevin C. Riley~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring an audit and report on foster care placement notices.IntroductionThe New York Social Services law and Family Court Act require that when a foster care placement changes, a social services agency or worker must provide the attorney for the child with notice of the change in placement. This bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to conduct quarterly audits of foster care placement notifications. The audit would include a review of instances in which a notice was not provided as required, the time elapsed between a change in foster care placement and when the placement notice was provided, when notice of the change was provided to the attorney for the child and a summary of the information that was missing from the notice. ACS would be required to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the ACS website, a report with the results of its audit from the preceding quarter.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0849-2022 *Kevin C. Riley~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureBus lane restrictions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to post signs on each block of any street subject to bus lane restrictions. The signs would indicate the hours and days when bus lane restrictions are in effect. This bill would also require DOT to publish and maintain on its website the hours and days when bus lane restrictions are in effect for each affected street in the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0850-2022 *Kevin C. Riley~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsCleaning and maintenance of city property.IntroductionThis bill would assign jurisdiction to city agencies for the cleaning and maintenance of certain city properties, including but not limited to, center malls, traffic islands, triangles, medians, underpasses, overpasses, safety zones, steep streets, pedestrian walkways, sidewalks along city-owned properties, dead-end streets and areas along arterial highways, railroad or subway lines. Under this proposal, the Department of Sanitation, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks and Recreation would each be required to develop and maintain a web-based application for the purpose of tracking its progress in relation to the cleaning and maintenance of the city properties under the agency’s jurisdiction.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0423-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsMove significant funds away from the military budget in order to fund social services, and to hold in-depth public hearings on the basic human needs of City residents that are unmet because of government appropriations for the Pentagon.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0424-2022 *Sandra Ung~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsH.R. 430, establishing Lunar New Year Day as a Federal holiday.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0851-2022 *Julie Won~SPONSOREducationReporting on student disenrollment from public schools and placements following disenrollment.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to provide a report to the Council regarding student disenrollment from public schools and placements following disenrollment from public schools. The report would include demographic data, including grade level, age group, and race or ethnicity of students who disenroll from public school as well as the number of students who disenrolled by borough and school district.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0852-2022 *Julie Won~SPONSORTechnologyInformation on affordable internet programs and community-based internet services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) to provide information on discounted internet services and community-based internet services to community-based organizations (CBO). DOITT would be required to create written materials containing information on such internet services, including eligibility and how to apply for such internet services, and to provide such materials electronically and in hard copy to CBOs. DOITT would also be required to post such information on its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0149-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceYorkville Gardens, Block 1539, Lot 10, Manhattan, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 5.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0150-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceSherwood LLC.HUDMF.FY23, Block 1909, Lot 1; Block 1956, Lot 29, Queens, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 21.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0151-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceBriarwood-Black Spruce, Block 9663, Lots 2 and 20, Queens, Community District No. 8, Council District No. 24.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0152-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance157 West 119 St: Block 1904, Lot 6, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0153-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceCB WHCO: Block 1831, Lot 53, Manhattan, Community District No. 10, Council District No. 9.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available