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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/27/2015 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: May 27, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting - May 27, 2015, Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 27, 2015
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    1.       Roll call Video Video
    2.Delivered by: Abbot Bhante Kondanna, Staten Island Buddhist Vihara, 115 John Street, Staten Island, N.Y. 10302. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Rose.      Video Video
    3.Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of April 28, 2015 be adopted as printed by Council Member Dromm.      Video Video
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M 0293-2015 *  FinanceNew York City Banking Commission - Transmitting recommendations of the interest rate to be charged for FY'16.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0294-2015 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsStanley Richards, Board of CorrectionCommunication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0295-2015 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsPatricia Machir, Youth BoardCommunication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
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Int 0736-2015 AMark Levine Amended and Coupled on GOAn office of civil justice.IntroductionThe bill would amend the city charter by allowing the Mayor to establish an office of civil justice. The office of civil justice would be responsible for overseeing all aspects of civil justice programs. The office would advise and assist the mayor in each area as it relates to civil justice, including, but not limited to, the planning and implementation of civil justice programs, coordination of agencies that implement these programs, reviewing and advising the mayor on the budgetary costs associated with civil programs as well as developing, studying and making recommendations in all civil justice matters that affect New York City.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0511-2014 ABrad S. Lander Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the department of education to report annually on student demographics in community school districts and high schools.IntroductionIntroduction No. 511-A would require the Department of Education (DOE) to submit to the City Council and post on its website, an annual report regarding student demographics and the DOE’s efforts to encourage diversity within schools. The bill would require the DOE to report this demographic data for students for each community school district, each school within a district, and each program within a school. Introduction No. 511-A would also require the DOE to report on any efforts during the preceding school year to encourage a diverse student body in its schools and special programs, including; strategic site selection of new schools and special programs, considering demographics of neighborhoods when drawing attendance zones, and targeted outreach and recruitment efforts.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0764-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Coupled on GOLower East Side Business Improvement DistrictIntroductionThis bill would authorize the Lower East Side Business Improvement District (“BID”) to modify existing services and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based as set forth in the BID’s amended district plan.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0440-2014 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOHealth services in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require quarterly reporting from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) that includes any physical or mental health performance indicators reported to them by any healthcare provider in jails. This information is currently provided to DOHMH by the provider at the Rikers Island jail complex pursuant to contract. This bill would require that the Council and Mayor receive these reports, and that they are posted online. Even if no performance indicators were reported to DOHMH by a healthcare provider at City jails, DOHMH would be required to issue a quarterly report covering five areas of inmate health—intake, follow-up care, patient safety, preventable hospitalizations, and preventable errors in medical care.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0223-2015 *David G. Greenfield Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 505-512 W. 23rd St. / W. Chelsea Text Amendment (N 090311 ZRM)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0224-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, Brooklyn (20155636 PNK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0712-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 224 - Landmarks, South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, Brooklyn (20155636 PNK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0225-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, PRC Andrews Ave., Bronx (20155570 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0713-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 225 - Planning, PRC Andrews Ave., Bronx (20155570 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0226-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 911 Longwood Portfolio, Bronx (20155631 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0714-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 226 - Planning, 911 Longwood Portfolio, Bronx (20155631 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0227-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Compass Residence 2A, Bronx (20155632 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0715-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 227 - Planning, Compass Residence 2A, Bronx (20155632 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0228-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Beach Green North, Queens (20155635 HAQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0716-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 228 - Planning, Beach Green North, Queens (20155635 HAQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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M 0289-2015 *   Karen Redlener, Board of HealthMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0717-2015 *Brad S. Lander Coupled on GOM 289 - Karen Redlener, Board of HealthResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0290-2015 *   Ramanathan Raju, M.D., Board of HealthMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0718-2015 *Brad S. Lander Coupled on GOM 290 - Ramanathan Raju, M.D., Board of HealthResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0291-2015 *   Rosa M. Gil, DSW, Board of HealthMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0719-2015 *Brad S. Lander Coupled on GOM 291 - Rosa M. Gil, DSW, Board of HealthResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0292-2015 *   William Aguado, Taxi and Limousine CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0720-2015 *Brad S. Lander Coupled on GOM 292 - William Aguado, Taxi and Limousine CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0294-2015 *   Stanley Richards, Board of CorrectionCommunication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0721-2015 *Brad S. Lander Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 294 - Stanley Richards, Board of CorrectionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0295-2015 *   Patricia Machir, Youth BoardCommunication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0722-2015 *Brad S. Lander Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 295 - Patricia Machir, Youth BoardResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0198-2014 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOSide GuardsIntroductionSide guards are devices fit to the side of a truck that help prevent pedestrians and cyclists from falling into the exposed space between a vehicle’s axels. Under the bill, all large vehicles in the City fleet and City-licensed trade waste hauling vehicles weighing over 10,000 pounds would be required to have side guards by January 1, 2024. Specialized vehicles on which side guard installation is impractical would be exempt from the requirement. Owners or operators of trade waste hauling vehicles that fail to install side guards would be subject to penalties of $10,000 per vehicle and license revocation or denial.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0315-2014 APaul A. Vallone Amended and Coupled on GOTruck route compliance study.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on truck route compliance. The study would include locations where large numbers of truck drivers regularly operate off designated truck routes may also include areas of concern identified by Council Members and Community Boards. Based on the study, the DOT would institute measures to increase truck route compliance, including but not limited to, converting two-way streets to one-way streets, posting of signs regarding the permissible use of certain routes by trucks, and education and outreach to the trucking industry. DOT would post the study, including the locations of such measures, on its website and submit a copy to the Council no later than January 1, 2017.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0641-2015 AMargaret S. Chin Amended and Coupled on GORequiring a comprehensive study regarding pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists along truck routes. Such study would be required to include, at a minimum: 1) a review of the impact of tolling policies on the use of truck routes and the designation of truck routes, if appropriate; 2) the number of crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists on truck routes within the last five years, disaggregated by truck route, crash types, causes, vehicle types, and whether such crashes involved a fatality or serious injury; 3) a review of policies and strategies utilized to increase pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes, including street redesign, and the status of any pending policies and strategies; 4) recommendations for improving safety on truck routes, including best practices for roadway design, operations, and sustainable delivery practices to reduce conflicts between pedestrians, bicyclists, and trucks; 5) recommendations for outreach to the trucking industry; and 6) recommendations for implementing safety technology. DOT would be required to post the study online and submit copies to the Mayor and Council no later than June 30, 2016.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0197-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Vanderbilt Corridor, Manhattan (N 150127 ZRM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0723-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 197 - Zoning, Vanderbilt Corridor, Manhattan (N 150127 ZRM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0198-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Vanderbilt Corridor, Manhattan (C140440 MMM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0724-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 198 - Zoning, Vanderbilt Corridor, Manhattan (C140440 MMM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0199-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C 150128 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0725-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 199 - Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C 150128 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0200-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C 150129 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0726-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 200 - Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C 150129 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0201-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C150130(A) ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0727-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 201 - Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C150130(A) ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0209-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 39-41 W. 23rd St , Manhattan (C140404ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0728-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 209 - Zoning, 39-41 W. 23rd St , Manhattan (C140404ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0210-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 39-41 W. 23rd St, Manhattan (C140405ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0729-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 210 - Zoning, 39-41 W. 23rd St, Manhattan (C140405ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0211-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Cherry Hill Gourmet Text Amendment, Brooklyn (N150109ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0730-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledCoupled on GOLU 211 - Zoning, Cherry Hill Gourmet Text Amendment, Brooklyn (N150109ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
T2014-0002 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0736-2015 AMark Levine~coupledA and GOAn office of civil justice.IntroductionThe bill would amend the city charter by allowing the Mayor to establish an office of civil justice. The office of civil justice would be responsible for overseeing all aspects of civil justice programs. The office would advise and assist the mayor in each area as it relates to civil justice, including, but not limited to, the planning and implementation of civil justice programs, coordination of agencies that implement these programs, reviewing and advising the mayor on the budgetary costs associated with civil programs as well as developing, studying and making recommendations in all civil justice matters that affect New York City.   Action details Not available
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Int 0511-2014 ABrad S. Lander~coupledA and GORequiring the department of education to report annually on student demographics in community school districts and high schools.IntroductionIntroduction No. 511-A would require the Department of Education (DOE) to submit to the City Council and post on its website, an annual report regarding student demographics and the DOE’s efforts to encourage diversity within schools. The bill would require the DOE to report this demographic data for students for each community school district, each school within a district, and each program within a school. Introduction No. 511-A would also require the DOE to report on any efforts during the preceding school year to encourage a diverse student body in its schools and special programs, including; strategic site selection of new schools and special programs, considering demographics of neighborhoods when drawing attendance zones, and targeted outreach and recruitment efforts.   Action details Not available
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Int 0764-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledGOLower East Side Business Improvement DistrictIntroductionThis bill would authorize the Lower East Side Business Improvement District (“BID”) to modify existing services and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based as set forth in the BID’s amended district plan.   Action details Not available
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Int 0440-2014 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOHealth services in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require quarterly reporting from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) that includes any physical or mental health performance indicators reported to them by any healthcare provider in jails. This information is currently provided to DOHMH by the provider at the Rikers Island jail complex pursuant to contract. This bill would require that the Council and Mayor receive these reports, and that they are posted online. Even if no performance indicators were reported to DOHMH by a healthcare provider at City jails, DOHMH would be required to issue a quarterly report covering five areas of inmate health—intake, follow-up care, patient safety, preventable hospitalizations, and preventable errors in medical care.   Action details Not available
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Res 0712-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 224 - Landmarks, South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, Brooklyn (20155636 PNK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0713-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 225 - Planning, PRC Andrews Ave., Bronx (20155570 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0714-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 226 - Planning, 911 Longwood Portfolio, Bronx (20155631 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0715-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 227 - Planning, Compass Residence 2A, Bronx (20155632 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0716-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 228 - Planning, Beach Green North, Queens (20155635 HAQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0717-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledGOM 289 - Karen Redlener, Board of HealthResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0718-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledGOM 290 - Ramanathan Raju, M.D., Board of HealthResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0719-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledGOM 291 - Rosa M. Gil, DSW, Board of HealthResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0720-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledGOM 292 - William Aguado, Taxi and Limousine CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0721-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 294 - Stanley Richards, Board of CorrectionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0722-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 295 - Patricia Machir, Youth BoardResolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0198-2014 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOSide GuardsIntroductionSide guards are devices fit to the side of a truck that help prevent pedestrians and cyclists from falling into the exposed space between a vehicle’s axels. Under the bill, all large vehicles in the City fleet and City-licensed trade waste hauling vehicles weighing over 10,000 pounds would be required to have side guards by January 1, 2024. Specialized vehicles on which side guard installation is impractical would be exempt from the requirement. Owners or operators of trade waste hauling vehicles that fail to install side guards would be subject to penalties of $10,000 per vehicle and license revocation or denial.   Action details Not available
Int 0315-2014 APaul A. Vallone~coupledA and GOTruck route compliance study.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on truck route compliance. The study would include locations where large numbers of truck drivers regularly operate off designated truck routes may also include areas of concern identified by Council Members and Community Boards. Based on the study, the DOT would institute measures to increase truck route compliance, including but not limited to, converting two-way streets to one-way streets, posting of signs regarding the permissible use of certain routes by trucks, and education and outreach to the trucking industry. DOT would post the study, including the locations of such measures, on its website and submit a copy to the Council no later than January 1, 2017.   Action details Not available
Int 0641-2015 AMargaret S. Chin~coupledA and GORequiring a comprehensive study regarding pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists along truck routes. Such study would be required to include, at a minimum: 1) a review of the impact of tolling policies on the use of truck routes and the designation of truck routes, if appropriate; 2) the number of crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists on truck routes within the last five years, disaggregated by truck route, crash types, causes, vehicle types, and whether such crashes involved a fatality or serious injury; 3) a review of policies and strategies utilized to increase pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes, including street redesign, and the status of any pending policies and strategies; 4) recommendations for improving safety on truck routes, including best practices for roadway design, operations, and sustainable delivery practices to reduce conflicts between pedestrians, bicyclists, and trucks; 5) recommendations for outreach to the trucking industry; and 6) recommendations for implementing safety technology. DOT would be required to post the study online and submit copies to the Mayor and Council no later than June 30, 2016.   Action details Not available
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Res 0723-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 197 - Zoning, Vanderbilt Corridor, Manhattan (N 150127 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0724-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 198 - Zoning, Vanderbilt Corridor, Manhattan (C140440 MMM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0725-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 199 - Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C 150128 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0726-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 200 - Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C 150129 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0727-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 201 - Zoning, One Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan (C150130(A) ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0728-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 209 - Zoning, 39-41 W. 23rd St , Manhattan (C140404ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0729-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 210 - Zoning, 39-41 W. 23rd St, Manhattan (C140405ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0730-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 211 - Zoning, Cherry Hill Gourmet Text Amendment, Brooklyn (N150109ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2014-0002 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
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Res 0282-2014 AHelen K. Rosenthal Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability ServicesIncreasing the income threshold for the senior citizen homeowners’ exemption program. (S.4748 and A.5565A)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0410-2014 AJumaane D. Williams Amended and Adopted by the Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability ServicesIncreasing the income threshold for the disabled homeowners’ exemption program. (S.4748/ A.5565A)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0426-2014 AAndrew Cohen Adopted by the Committee on AgingEliminating the sunset provisions related to income threshold increases for the SCRIE and DRIE programs. (S.4748/A.5565A)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0453-2014 *Ritchie J. Torres Adopted by the Committee on EducationDOE to officially recognize the importance and benefits of school diversity.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0572-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Adopted by the Committee on FinanceProvide a one hundred dollar tax credit to each taxpayer who adopts a dog or a cat from a shelter.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0796-2015 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring assistance if requested for individuals signing up to be organ donors as part of the agency-based voter registration program.IntroductionThis bill would require staff at the 26 agencies that participate in the agency-based voter registration program to give assist individuals who receive voter registration forms with the section of the form allowing them to register to become an organ and tissue donor in New York State, if such assistance is requested or if assistance is normally provided with the agency’s own forms.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0797-2015 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborProvision of sick time earned by employees.IntroductionThis local law would allow employees to use hour accrued under the Earned Sick Time Act in order to donate organs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0798-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORFinanceRequiring notice to certain applicants for the senior citizen rent increase exemption and disability rent increase exemption program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Finance to include a notice regarding legal and preferential rents on certain documents related to the NYC Rent Freeze Program. Specifically, the notice must include the rent amount on which the benefit calculation was based, an explanation of why that amount was used in the calculation, the legal regulated rent, an explanation that the tenant may continue to pay a preferential rent even once enrolled in the program, a statement that the tenant can obtain a rent registration history and file a complaint with the State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, and a telephone number and email address for that agency. In addition, by 2018, the legislation would require the Department of Finance to include both the preferential and legal regulated rents of applicants to the NYC Rent Freeze Program in its database and include the preferential rent amount in the notice described above.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0705-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRecognizing and celebrating the 30th anniversary of legal performance in the NYC subway system.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0706-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSOREducationDOE to ensure that all public address systems in public schools are fully operational, properly maintained, and installed in all classrooms.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0799-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick~SPONSORFinanceCommercial rent tax.IntroductionThis local law would establish a Small Business Tax Credit (“the credit”) against the Commercial Rent Tax. The credit would provide complete tax relief for taxpayers who have incomes of $5 million or less and who pay less than $500,000 per year in rent. Taxpayers who have incomes of $5 million or less and who pay between $500,000 and $550,000 per year in rent, and those taxpayers who have incomes between $5 million and $10 million and who pay less than $550,000 per year in rent would receive a partial, sliding scale credit. Taxpayers who have incomes of more than $10 million would not receive any credit. The credit would be available beginning July 1, 2018.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0800-2015 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORHealthPesticides by City agencies.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit city agencies from applying to any property owned or leased by the city any chemically based pesticide.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0707-2015 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementElectronic equipment disposal in a city having a population of one million or more. (A.07159)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0708-2015 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORHealthPet dogs in outdoor seating areas of food service establishments in certain specified circumstances. (A.5956-A/S.4327)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0709-2015 *Mark Levine~SPONSORPublic SafetyRegulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. (H.R. 1013)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0710-2015 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORFinanceReinstating a commuter tax and to conduct a study on the results and effects of the taxResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0801-2015 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsElevator service outage accommodationsIntroductionThis bill would require the owners of residential buildings (R-1 or R-2 occupancies) where an elevator is used for residential service, to provide reasonable accommodations during outages longer than a day when necessary for any affected resident with a disability. It further requires that a plan detailing the accommodations during a service outage be created and maintained by building owners and that a copy of the plan be provided to residents in advance of anticipated outages.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0802-2015 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORAgingSenior emergency information card.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) to establish, produce, and issue to qualified applicants (any resident of New York City sixty years of age or older) a senior emergency information card containing emergency contact information. DFTA would also be required to provide each applicant, along with the card, with a larger placard on which the individual would be able to fill in emergency contact and important medical information to display for easy accessibility within their home.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0711-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORHealthCompassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States Act.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0231-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Crown Heights North III Historic District, Brooklyn (20155451 HKK (N 150321 HKK))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0231-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, Crown Heights North III Historic District, Brooklyn (20155451 HKK (N 150321 HKK))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0232-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Disposition and ConcessionsPlanning, Hunts Point Penninsula Apartments, Bronx (20155682 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0232-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Hunts Point Penninsula Apartments, Bronx (20155682 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0233-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Disposition and ConcessionsPlanning, Block 11164, Lot 28, Block 10318, Lot 17, Block 12736, Lot 38, Block 11137, Lot 146, Block 12622, Lot 29, Block 10848, Lot 5, and Block 11141, Lot 88, Queens (20155683 HAQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0233-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Block 11164, Lot 28, Block 10318, Lot 17, Block 12736, Lot 38, Block 11137, Lot 146, Block 12622, Lot 29, Block 10848, Lot 5, and Block 11141, Lot 88, Queens (20155683 HAQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0234-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Disposition and ConcessionsPlanning, Block 12934, Lot 127, Block 13101, Lot 32, Block 13128, Lot 4, Block 12977, Lot 34, and Block 12934, Lot 129, Queens (20155684 HAQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0234-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Block 12934, Lot 127, Block 13101, Lot 32, Block 13128, Lot 4, Block 12977, Lot 34, and Block 12934, Lot 129, Queens (20155684 HAQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0235-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Disposition and ConcessionsPlanning, 43 Harbor Road, Staten Island (20155685 HAR)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0235-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 43 Harbor Road, Staten Island (20155685 HAR)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0236-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Disposition and ConcessionsPlanning, 384 Grand Concourse, 1038 Rogers Place, 1202, 1183, and 1171 Clay Avenue, and 1129 Morris Avenue, Bronx (20155695 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0236-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 384 Grand Concourse, 1038 Rogers Place, 1202, 1183, and 1171 Clay Avenue, and 1129 Morris Avenue, Bronx (20155695 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available