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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2014 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting - February 26, 2014, Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 26, 2014
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    1.       Roll call Video Video
    2.Delivered by: Rev. T.K. Nakagaki, The Interfaith Center of New York, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Levine.      Video Video
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M 0021-2014 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting Preliminary Mayor’s Management Report (PMMR) for FY'14.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0022-2014 *  FinanceSubmitting Preliminary Expense Budget for FY'15.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0023-2014 *  FinanceSubmitting Financial Plan Detail and Summary Book, Volumes I and II for FY's 2014-2018.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0024-2014 *  FinanceSubmitting Geographic Reports for Expense Budget for FY'15.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0025-2014 *  FinanceSubmitting Departmental Estimates Report, Volumes I, II, III, IV and V, for FY'15.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0026-2014 *  FinanceSubmitting Contract Budget Report for FY'15.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0027-2014 *  FinanceSubmitting the Preliminary Capital Budget, FY'15.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0028-2014 *  FinanceSubmitting the Capital Commitment Plan, FY'15, Volumes 1, 2, & 3 and the Capital Commitment Plan, Financial Summary.Mayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0029-2014 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting Preliminary certificate setting forth the maximum amount of debt and reserves which the City, and the NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority, may soundly incur for capital projects for FY'15 and the ensuing three fiscal years.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0030-2014 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 98 Kenmare St, Manhattan (20145310 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0031-2014 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Mixed use development, 688 Broadway, Manhattan (C 140055 ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0032-2014 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Mixed use development, 688 Broadway, Manhattan (C 140056 ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0033-2014 *Corey D. Johnson Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 567 Hudson St, Manhattan (20145268 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0034-2014 *Paul A. Vallone Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 22-30 154th St, Queens (20145354 TCQ)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0001-2014 AMargaret S. Chin Amended and Coupled on GOProvision of sick time earned by employees.Introduction Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0098-2014 *I. Daneek Miller Preconsidered - Coupled on GOHealth insurance coverage for surviving family members of certain deceased employees of the dept of environmental protection.Introduction Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0011-2014 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 2nd Avenue Text Amendment, Manhattan (N130232ZRY)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0096-2014 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 11 - Zoning, 2nd Avenue Text Amendment, Manhattan (N130232ZRY)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0012-2014 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C070194ZMQ)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0097-2014 *David G. Greenfield Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 12 - Zoning, North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C070194ZMQ)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0013-2014 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C090033MMQ)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0098-2014 *David G. Greenfield Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 13 - Zoning, North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C090033MMQ)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0014-2014 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 793 Fairmont Place, Bronx (20145276 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0099-2014 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 14 - Planning, 793 Fairmont Place, Bronx (20145276 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0015-2014 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Sidewalk café, 922 3rd Ave, Manhattan (20145204 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0100-2014 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 15 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, 922 3rd Ave, Manhattan (20145204 TCM)Resolution Approved, by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0016-2014 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Sidewalk café, 310 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan (20145231 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0101-2014 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 16 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, 310 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan (20145231 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0017-2014 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, UDAAP 51-21 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens (C 140077HAQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0102-2014 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 17 - Planning, UDAAP 51-21 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens (C 140077HAQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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T2014-0002 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0001-2014 AMargaret S. Chin~coupledA and GOProvision of sick time earned by employees.Introduction    Action details Not available
Int 0098-2014 *I. Daneek Miller~coupledPreconsidered - GOHealth insurance coverage for surviving family members of certain deceased employees of the dept of environmental protection.Introduction    Action details Not available
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Res 0096-2014 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 11 - Zoning, 2nd Avenue Text Amendment, Manhattan (N130232ZRY)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0097-2014 *David G. Greenfield~coupledFiledLU 12 - Zoning, North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C070194ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0098-2014 *David G. Greenfield~coupledFiledLU 13 - Zoning, North Conduit Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C090033MMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0099-2014 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 14 - Planning, 793 Fairmont Place, Bronx (20145276 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0100-2014 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 15 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, 922 3rd Ave, Manhattan (20145204 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0101-2014 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 16 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, 310 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan (20145231 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0102-2014 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 17 - Planning, UDAAP 51-21 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens (C 140077HAQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0002-2014 AMelissa Mark-Viverito Amended and Adopted by the Committee on EducationSupporting the City's plan to establish high-quality universal pre-Kindergarten for all eligible four-year olds and high-quality after school programs for middle-school-aged youth.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0045-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationProviding for-hire vehicles with an initial thirty day inspection grace period.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0046-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationTraffic control signals.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0047-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationRemoving the off-street parking requirement for base station licenses.IntroductionUnder the bill, for-hire vehicle companies would be allowed to park their vehicles on the street outside of their center of operation or “base station”. This bill would eliminate the law that the base have off street parking capability for one half of its affiliated vehicles.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0048-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRights and responsibilities guide for tenants and owners.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0049-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProvision of notice to council members and community boards of applications filed with and rejected by the department of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to notify the appropriate Council Members and Community Boards whenever an application for a new building permit or for an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building is received or denied.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0045-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORCivil RightsCalling for the condemnation of Barneys New York and their prejudiced security policies.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0046-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborEstablish a Recovery and Opportunity Trust Fund.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0047-2014 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationOpen all municipal garages and parking lots, when a snow emergency has been declared, for a fee not to exceed twenty dollars per day.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0050-2014 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORHealthRequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to notify community boards and council members regarding applications to operate methadone clinics.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0051-2014 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORHealthRequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to issue an annual report regarding hepatitis B and hepatitis C.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to issue an annual report regarding Hepatitis B (HBV) and Hepatitis C (HCV). HBV and HCV can cause chronic, persistent infection, which can lead to chronic liver disease. The information required to be reported by the proposed legislation would include: • The number of new cases and the prevalence of HBV and HCV infections, and the top five causes of HBV & HCV in new cases; • Demographic information (e.g., age, gender, neighborhood, borough, national origin, race and ethnicity) of persons infected with HBV and HCV; • The number of deaths where HBV or HCV was a factor, the number of new liver cancer diagnoses, and the number of liver cancers diagnoses that overlap with HBV or HCV; • The number of people in a DOHMH-operated or contracted program or a Council-funded program who are receiving care at various stages; • Information relating to the number of HBV vaccine doses given and completed; and • Information relating to DOHMH’s HBV and HCV-related funding, outreach efforts, and program outcomes, as well as best practices in addressing HBV & HCV prevention, treatment, care, outreach and education. Some of the above information would not be required to be reported every year. Additionally, some of the demographic and other information would only be culled only from persons who are involved in certain DOHMH-operated or contracted programs or a Council-funded program. Annual reports would be submitted to the Council and available on DOHMH’s website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0048-2014 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSOREducationEstablish the Asian Lunar New Year as an official holiday for NYC students. (S.160/A.276)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0052-2014 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring that all public waste receptacles be emptied by the dept of sanitation at least once per day.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0053-2014 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORTransportationRepair of street defects.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0054-2014 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORTransportationUse of alternative fuels and alternative fuel technologies in the city ferry fleet.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 54-A would require that the Commissioner study the feasibility of using alternative fuels, including at least 5% biodiesel, renewable diesel and alternative fuel technologies including hybrid electric, battery electric and fuel cell electric power trains. The Commissioner must submit a report on the results of the study by December 2019 and then, to the fullest extent practicable, implement the use of such alternative fuels or technologies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0049-2014 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsDeclaring March 2014 as Greek-American History Month.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0055-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORHealthRegulating pet shops.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0056-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring photoelectric smoke detectors in residential buildings.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0050-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORState and Federal LegislationPuppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act (S.395/H.R.847)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0051-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORPublic SafetyNYS Legislature to remedy several deficiencies in the law regarding leaving the scene of an accident.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0052-2014 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORGeneral WelfareAllowing the NYC Human Resources Administration to grant day care assistance to parents who attend four year educational institutions.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0057-2014 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementImposing fines for publicly accessible collection bins.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0058-2014 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORJuvenile JusticeRequiring adolescent development training for correction officers.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0059-2014 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionThe sale and use of gas-powered leaf blowers.IntroductionProhibits use of gas-powered leaf blowers before noon on weekends and on state and federal holidays; and between the months of May and September. Prohibits use of gas-powered leaf blowers that exceed 65dB(A) of noise. Prohibits the sale of gas-powered leaf blowers that exceed the 65dB(A) noise level.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0053-2014 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesHumane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary Confinement Act.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0054-2014 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSOREducationDept of Education to provide a halal lunch menu option to students at NYC public schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0055-2014 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORYouth ServicesIncrease funding for the Summer Youth Employment Program to prevent the elimination of 3,700 slots due to the minimum wage increase.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0060-2014 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORCivil RightsProhibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a nursing mother.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0061-2014 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police department to notify schools of crimes against children within 1,000 feet of certain schools.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0056-2014 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSOREducationDept of Education to regularly review the use and condition of transportable classrooms and to limit the amount of time that transportable classrooms are used in NYC public schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0062-2014 *Daniel R. Garodnick~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring notice on former poll sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to post a notice on each building that was used as a poll site in any of the four calendar years prior to an election day if such poll site covered one or more election districts in which an election is being held on such election day. Posted notices would include (1) notification that the building is not being used as a poll site, (2) the addresses of the poll sites being used for such election, (3) information about the website containing the poll site locator, and (4) contact information for the BOE.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0063-2014 *Vincent J. Gentile~SPONSORTransportationIssuing all community board chairs an official NYC parking placard.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0064-2014 *Vincent J. Gentile~SPONSORHealthLimiting the issuance of notices of violations to food service establishments during certain times.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0065-2014 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPublic SafetyA program to reimburse nonpublic schools for the cost of security guard services.IntroductionThis bill would require NYPD to assign school safety agents to public and nonpublic schools.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0066-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsDecreasing the Campaign Finance Board’s public funding matching funds rate during times of fiscal emergency.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0067-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsIncreasing the minimum thresholds for eligibility for public funding for candidates for city council.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0068-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORTransportationPosting of a sign indicating that a traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring system is in operation.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0069-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORContractsReview of patterns of contractual spending by the city agencies with not-for-profit organizations.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0070-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORContractsCity contracts with not-for-profit organizations in the amount of $100,000 or more.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0071-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORTransportationPedestrian countdown signals.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0072-2014 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORHealthReporting and posting online information pertaining to mobile food vendors.IntroductionThis bill would require DOHMH to post on its website information pertaining to the number of mobile food vending permits issued for a pushcart or vehicle for city-side vending, borough-specific vending and city-wide vending specifically reserved for disabled veterans, disabled persons and veterans. Such lists would be updated at least monthly.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0073-2014 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORHealthUpdating the definition of “pet shop” within the animal abuse registration act.IntroductionThis bill would change the definition of pet shop in the Animal Abuse Registration Act (AARA) to include pet shops that sell cats and dogs. The AARA mandates the establishment of an animal abuse registry listing persons 18 or older who reside in New York City that were convicted of animal abuse crimes. It requires pet shops to consult the registry before selling an animal to any prospective purchaser and prohibits the transfer of any animal to a person whose name appears on the registry.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0074-2014 *Andy L. King~SPONSORParks and RecreationRemoval of trees downed or damaged as a result of a severe weather event.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0057-2014 *Andy L. King~SPONSORPublic SafetyAmend the criminal procedure law in relation to protecting against unwarranted surveillance. (A.2683/S.1841)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0058-2014 *Andy L. King~SPONSORPublic SafetySupport of granting the officers of the Co-op City Department of Public Safety peace officer status.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0075-2014 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORTransportationSuspending alternate side parking regulations on Lunar New Year’s Eve.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0076-2014 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementExempting licensed plumbers from registering with the business integrity commission.IntroductionThe bill would exempt licensed master plumbers from having to register with the Business Integrity Commission when opening or removing the pavement of a public street pursuant to a permit issued by the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0077-2014 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementReplacement of all uncovered street litter baskets.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0078-2014 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORConsumer AffairsRequiring food vendors to post prices.IntroductionThis bill would require mobile food vendors to post the total selling price of every item offered for sale, either in print or digital format, and would prohibit the vendor from charging more than the amount displayed.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0079-2014 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORHealthRevoking a food vending license for certain violations.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0059-2014 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORAgingRaising the senior citizen rent increase exemption (SCRIE) threshold and providing for increases per changes in the consumer price index. (A.2257)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0080-2014 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORTransportationWork zone safety on bridges.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0081-2014 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsOSHA notification act.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (“DOB”) to notify the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) of any violations of the Construction Codes that would potentially endanger workplace safety. Further, DOB would be required to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council on the violations it reports to OSHA.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0082-2014 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORTransportationRequiring signs regarding penalties for assaulting taxi and livery drivers.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0083-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYPD to publicly post reports concerning cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD to publish an annual report on the number of officers in the patrol precinct, transit district, police service area and school safety agents trained and re-trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation in the past calendar year.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0084-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORTechnologyRequiring monthly and annual reports concerning film shoot permits.IntroductionThis bill would require monthly and annual reports on film and television production permits approved by the City, including the filming locations, filming durations, if on-street parking was removed, identity of company producing the film or television shoot, and economic data. Also updates definition language.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0085-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORHealthHealth and safety of youth football teams.IntroductionThis bill would require the presence of a doctor at youth tackle football games, and the presence of a doctor or athletic trainer at youth tackle football practices, and reporting to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on any injuries or concussions occurring at the game or practice. It would prohibit the participation of an individual under the age of 18 in a tackle football game or practice if they have been administered a concussion test. It would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on the number of concussions and injuries sustained in youth football, along with related data. It would require a permit from the Department of Parks and Recreation before any youth tackle football game or practice could occur on City-owned parkland.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0086-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORHealthCreation of a youth sports health and safety task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a one-year, seven-member taskforce to study injuries occurring in youth sports in New York City and how these injuries affect educational performance and behavior. It would make recommendations on preventing and alleviating these affects. Four members would be appointed by the Mayor or their appointees and three would be appointed by the Council. It would be required to issue its report no later than one year after its appointment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0087-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police department to post certain precinct-related information on the department's website.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0088-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibiting damage to religious property located on or within a private home.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0089-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the department of social services to provide semiannual reports to the council regarding referrals to adult protective services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Human Resources Administration to provide semiannual reports to the Council regarding adult protective services. The bill would require the reports to include the total number of referrals received, the number of referred individuals who were determined ineligible for services, disaggregated by the reason such individuals were determined ineligible, a general description of the source of the referrals, and the council district, community board, and zip code of the referred individuals.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0060-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSOREducationDept of Education to institute a moratorium on the opening of all new charter schools in NYC until the DOE produces a detailed report of how the funding levels for charter schools will grow over the next 5 years.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0061-2014 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORTransportationNYS Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation that would lower NYC’s speed limit.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0090-2014 *Alan N. Maisel~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring certain agencies to be capable of issuing warnings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Department of Buildings, the Department of Sanitation, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Consumer Affairs to make available to their inspectors equipment that would be capable of issuing first-violation warnings, where permitted by law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0091-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of all council members for the passage of any local law or resolution that raises taxes.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0092-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsProcedures to be adopted by the 311 call center for responding to certain repeat anonymous complaints against the same property.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0093-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring the use of mold-resistant gypsum board and cement board in moisture-prone locations.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0094-2014 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsIssuance of building permits for areas in which a certified rezoning application is pending.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0095-2014 *Darlene Mealy~SPONSORGeneral WelfareDesignating community liaisons for transitional housing.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0062-2014 *Darlene Mealy~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsGranting additional real property tax exemptions for certain affordable housing developments (Harry Silver Housing Company, 811 Rutland Rd., Brooklyn).Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0063-2014 *Carlos Menchaca~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequire the Federal Aviation Administration to promulgate regulations on air quality and noise for tourist helicopters flying over NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0096-2014 *Rosie Mendez~SPONSORAgingProviding legal counsel for senior citizens subject to eviction, ejectment or foreclosure proceedings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner for the Aging to appoint a civil justice coordinator to establish and implement a program to provide free or low-cost legal services to low-income individuals 62 years of age or older who are facing eviction proceedings.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0097-2014 *Rosie Mendez~SPONSORTransportationStudent pedestrian safety near schools located in proximity to parking garages.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0098-2014 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborHealth insurance coverage for surviving family members of certain deceased employees of the dept of environmental protection.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0099-2014 *Annabel Palma~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementThe distribution of recycling outreach and education materials to residents by the department of sanitation.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0100-2014 *Annabel Palma~SPONSORContractsPublication of concept reports regarding requests for proposals.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0101-2014 *Annabel Palma~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the Department of Homeless Services to report information regarding veterans entering and exiting shelter.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0102-2014 *Annabel Palma~SPONSORGeneral WelfareFamilies’ eligibility for shelter.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0103-2014 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYPD to report on arrests of individuals under 18 years of age.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0104-2014 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORGeneral WelfareCollecting and reporting data related to youth aging out of foster care.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0105-2014 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring signage regarding application processing and fair hearings at job centers, SNAP centers, and Medicaid offices.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0106-2014 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring a sign at inaccessible building entrances indicating that a portable ramp is available when such a ramp exists.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to post a sign that a portable ramp is available for access to the building at inaccessible building entrances, where that ramp exists. The New York City Building Code already requires directional signage at inaccessible building entrances indicating the route to the nearest accessible entrance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0107-2014 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORMental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Disability ServicesRequiring that all restaurants have Braille and large print menus available upon request.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0108-2014 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORCivil RightsProhibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver.IntroductionMany employees throughout New York City, as well the nation, have caregiving and familial responsibilities that include assisting with the care of children, parents, spouses, and other family members. Under section 8-101 of the New York City Human Rights Law, there are a number of protected classes defined, including, but not limited to, “gender,” “sexual orientation,” “partnership status,” “national origin,” “disability,” and “alienage or citizenship status.” These protected classes are covered under Section 8-107 of the Law, which prohibits employment discrimination. This bill would include “caregiver” as a protected class; prohibiting employers from discriminating based on one’s status, or perceived status, as a “caregiver.”Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0064-2014 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsCurrent owners to protect and preserve, in its current form, the land known as “Mount Manresa” on Staten Island.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0109-2014 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSOREducationRequiring notice of building code, fire code, and health code violations in public schools.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0065-2014 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSOREducationDept of Education to review the use of the “Rainbow” experiment in NYC public schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0110-2014 *James Vacca~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsNotification to community boards of pilot programs.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0111-2014 *James Vacca~SPONSORTransportationProhibiting the selling and buying of gasoline by certain persons.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0066-2014 *James Vacca~SPONSORAgingReauthorization of the Older Americans Act.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0067-2014 *James Vacca~SPONSORPublic HousingCongress and the President to provide a specific allocation of funding for video security systems at NYC Housing Authority developments.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0112-2014 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORTransportationSuspending meter parking regulations on the Asian Lunar New Year.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0113-2014 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORParks and RecreationEstablishment and development of school gardens.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0114-2014 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORFinanceAppropriation of funds for the operation and maintenance of the library systems.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0068-2014 *Mark S. Weprin~SPONSORTransportationIncreasing the penalty for driving on the sidewalk.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0115-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementProvision of sufficient receptacles for the storage of solid waste and increasing certain fines.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0116-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsAn owner's right of access to make repairs.IntroductionThis bill would allow an owner to enter a unit during evening or weekend hours to make repairs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0117-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesCreating an interagency task force to be charged with studying the obstacles faced by children of incarcerated parents, from arrest to reunification.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0118-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring owners to notify tenants of unsafe conditions of exterior walls of buildings.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0119-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEvaluation of civil actions, claims, complaints, and investigations alleging improper police conduct.IntroductionThe bill would require the Inspector General for the Police Department—working with the Law Department, the Police Department, the Comptroller, the Civilian Complaint Review Board, and Commission to Combat Police Corruption—to review information on police misconduct and develop recommendations related to the disciplining, training, and monitoring of police officers. To facilitate this review, the Law Department would be required to publish information on civil actions every six months. In addition, the Police Department would be required to study determinations by judges that an officer’s testimony at a trial is not credible.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0120-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSOREducationRequiring the DOE to donate school meals that have not been consumed.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0069-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesAdopt and disseminate a bill of rights for children of incarcerated parents.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0070-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSOREducationEducation Commissioner to conduct a statewide audit of compliance for arts instruction and report which schools are not in compliance with State arts education requirements. (A.5835/S.1029A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0071-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHealthSUNY and DOH to work with stakeholders to keep SUNY Downstate Medical Center open as a leading public medical institution.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0072-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSOREducationDept of Education to take full advantage of the Community Eligibility Option offered by the US Dept of Agriculture.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0073-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHealthRequire warning labels on sugar sweetened beverages.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0074-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHealthAdd an excise tax on sugar sweetened beverages.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0075-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsSupport of the "2013 Fair Elections Act" (A.4980-C/S.4705-A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0076-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSOREducationSuccessful, Safe and Healthy Students Act of 2013. (H.R. 3122)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0077-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSOREducationRequire school districts to provide supplemental educational services to low-income students in failing schools. (A.4205)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0078-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORCivil RightsRequires ex-felons to be fully informed of their voting rights. (A.4830)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0079-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORVeteransSupport of the creation and presentation of a ticker-tape parade to honor the veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0080-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyEnact a law that will expunge misdemeanor convictions from the criminal record of any individual who committed such misdemeanors before the age of 20 and is not rearrested for at least 10 years from the time of such misdemeanor convictions.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0081-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesEstablish child-sensitive arrest policies and procedures. (A.1507/S.1416)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0082-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyGranting the NYS Attorney General jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute police misconduct upon the request of the Governor or the District Attorney of the county wherein such misconduct was committed. (A.2803/S.1043)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0083-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyNYPD and the Dept of Correction to adhere to their current strip search procedures.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0084-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORTransportationMTA to institute a public recycling program in all of its transit facilities within NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0085-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyAmend the NYS Executive Law in relation to the duties of State Police when an offense is committed by a police officer resulting in serious physical injury to another person. (S.2872)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0086-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCreate a review process for Individual Apartments Improvement rent increases and make such increases a temporary surcharge rather than a permanent rent increase.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0087-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRepeal the Urstadt law. (A.8393/S.1492)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0088-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORVeteransCongress and the President to raise the minimum age for enlisting in the military to age 21.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0089-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORImmigrationMake Haitian recipients of Temporary Protected Status eligible for federal public benefits.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0090-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORImmigrationDept of Education to assist the Caribbean international teachers it recruited to attain citizenship and the US Congress to include a discussion of the needs of international teachers recruited to work in the US in the comprehensive immigration reform debaResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0091-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyNYPD and the MTA to stop arresting people for committing minor infractions in the transit system.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0121-2014 *Andy L. King~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementSuspension of the issuance of violations for littering.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0122-2014 *Rosie Mendez~SPONSORHealthRequiring food service establishments to provide hand sanitizer dispensaries in close proximity to buffet stands.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0123-2014 *Vincent J. Gentile~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsWaiving fees for the use of city facilities by city elected officials for constituent events.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0124-2014 *Andy L. King~SPONSOREducationRequiring the dept of education to consider alternate forms of academic assessment for students displaced due to superstorm sandy or any other natural or weather-related disaster.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0092-2014 *Vincent J. Gentile~SPONSORGeneral WelfareCreate a process for community notification and a community board public hearing prior to the siting of transitional housing for the homeless.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0093-2014 *Rosie Mendez~SPONSORConsumer AffairsNYS Liquor Authority to require grocery and drug stores licensed to sell beer and/or wine for consumption off-premise, to locate all alcohol and related products in the furthermost area away from the entrance of the store.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0094-2014 *Vincent J. Gentile~SPONSORHealthProtecting Our Youth From Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Act of 2013.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0095-2014 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORPublic SafetyIncreasing penalties for the unintentional discharge of a firearm resulting in an injury to an individual.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0018-2014 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, 567 Hudson St, Manhattan (20145268 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available