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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/23/2015 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: July 23, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting - July 23, 2015, Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 23, 2015
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    1.       Roll call Video Video
    2.Delivered by: Rev. Antionettea Etienne, Love Alive International Sanctuary of Praise, 1157 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10075. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Kallos.      Video Video
    3.Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of June 10, 2015 be adopted as printed by Council Member Gibson.      Video Video
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M 0317-2015 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledCouncil Member Vincent M. Ignizio - Submitting his resignation from the position of Minority Leader of the NYC Council effective at the end of the day, June 30, 2015.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0318-2015 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledDesignation of Minority LeaderCommunication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0319-2015 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledResignation from the position of Minority Whip of the NYC Council effective July 1, 2015.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0320-2015 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledCouncil Member Vincent M. Ignizio - Submitting his resignation from the office of NYC Council Member of the 51st Council district effective at the end of the day, July 10, 2015.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0321-2015 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsRamon Peguero, Civilian Complaint Review BoardCommunication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0329-2015 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsPriscilla Consolo, Youth BoardCommunication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
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M 0322-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 398 East 52nd Street, Manhattan (20155689 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0323-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, Bronx (C150289ZSX, C150288ZMX and N150287ZRX)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0324-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 285 East 138th Street, Bronx (C150344ZSX, C150288ZMX and N150287ZRX)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0325-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Establishment of a park within the area bounded by Seventh Ave, Greenwich Ave, and West 12th St., Manhattan (C150203MMM and N150267ZRM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0326-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on Call-Up VotePlanning, Melrose Commons Urban Renewal Area, Bronx (C150303ZSX and C150306HAX)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0327-2015 *Rosie Mendez Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 411 Third Avenue, Manhattan (20155525 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0328-2015 *Rosie Mendez Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 431 Third Avenue, Manhattan (20155693 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0793-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0089-2014 AStephen T. Levin Amended and Coupled on GORequiring 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0830-2015 APaul A. Vallone Amended and Coupled on GOAdult protective services training for certain employees of the city of New York.IntroductionThis bill would require the Human Resources Administration to conduct biannual trainings on best practices in identifying persons who may be eligible for adult protective services (APS) and on how to refer individuals to APS. This training will be made available to appropriate employees of several agencies, and will also be made available to employees of New York City’s civil and criminal courts and the New York City Housing Authority.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0247-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Salaam Bombay, 317 Greenwich St, Manhattan (20155677 TCM)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0803-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 247 - Zoning, Salaam Bombay, 317 Greenwich St, Manhattan (20155677 TCM)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0248-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, The Fourth, 132 4th Ave, Manhattan (20155454 TCM)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0804-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 248 - Zoning, The Fourth, 132 4th Ave, Manhattan (20155454 TCM)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0249-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Rin Tin TIn, 14 Spring St, Manhattan (20155769 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0805-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 249 - Zoning, Rin Tin TIn, 14 Spring St, Manhattan (20155769 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0250-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 41 Great Jones St, Manhattan (C 150146 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0806-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 250 - Zoning, 41 Great Jones St, Manhattan (C 150146 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0251-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Hospital for Special Surgery, West Wing Addition, Manhattan (C 150248 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0807-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 251 - Zoning, Hospital for Special Surgery, West Wing Addition, Manhattan (C 150248 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0252-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Special Regulations for Neighborhood Recovery, Queens & Brooklyn (N 150302 ZRY)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0808-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 252 - Zoning, Special Reglulations for Neighborhood Recovery, Queens & Brooklyn (N 150302 ZRY)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0253-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, S & L Aerospace Metals, Queens (C 150173 PPQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0809-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 253 - Planning, S & L Aerospace Metals, Queens (C 150173 PPQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0254-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Promesa (AKA Acacia Gardens), Manhattan (C 150212 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0810-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 254 - Planning, Promesa (AKA Acacia Gardens), Manhattan (C 150212 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0255-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Promesa (AKA Acacia Gardens), Manhattan (C 150211 ZMM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0811-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 255 - Planning, Promesa (AKA Acacia Gardens), Manhattan (C 150211 ZMM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0256-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Landmarks, Bank of the Manhattan Company Building, Long Island City, Queens (20155730 HKQ (N 150387 HKQ))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0812-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 256 - Landmarks, Bank of the Manhattan Company Buiilding, Long Island City, Queens (20155730 HKQ (N 150387 HKQ))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0235-2014 *James G. Van Bramer Coupled on GORenaming two thoroughfares and public places, Queens, Court Square East and Court Square West.IntroductionThis bill would amend the City Map by renaming 2 separate thoroughfares in Queens that are both currently named Court Square to Court Square East and Court Square West respectively. The renamed streets would lessen potential confusion for emergency personnel in responding to incidents in the area.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0558-2014 AMark Levine Amended and Coupled on GOAnnual report on compliance with the Americans with disabilities act standards for accessible design by the department of parks and recreation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Parks Department to issue an annual report to the Mayor and Council detailing which of its facilities are complaint with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as the Department’s plan for ensuring that non-compliant facilities eventually fully comply with ADA requirements.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0849-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Preconsidered - Coupled on GONaming of 51 thoroughfares and public places.IntroductionThis bill would co-name 51 thoroughfares and public places, based on requests of Council Members whose district includes the location.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0425-2014 AMark Treyger Amended and Coupled on GOCommunications resiliencyIntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Climate Change Adaptation Task Force to consider the potential impact of climate change on public and private telecommunications infrastructure and to make resiliency recommendations for the protection of that infrastructure.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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M 0304-2015 *   Mary A. Valverde, New York City Art CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0813-2015 *Brad S. Lander Coupled on GOM 304 - Mary A. Valverde, New York City Art CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0305-2015 *   Ellen Hoffman, President of the New York City Tax CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0814-2015 *Brad S. Lander Coupled on GOM 305 - Ellen Hoffman, President of the New York City Tax CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0329-2015 *   Priscilla Consolo, Youth BoardCommunication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0815-2015 *Brad S. Lander Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 329 - Priscilla Consolo, Youth BoardResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0795-2015 *Brad S. Lander Preconsidered - Coupled on GOApproving changes in Membership to certain Standing Committees and an allowance for an Officer of the Council.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0847-2015 AYdanis A. Rodriguez Amended and Coupled on GORequiring a study on the impact of growth in the taxicab and for-hire vehicle industries.IntroductionThe bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to conduct a study on how growth in the taxi and for-hire vehicle industries has impacted traffic, air quality, noise, and public health. The study would consider factors such as increases in the number of drivers, vehicles, and bases licensed, as well as trips taken. The TLC would be required to post on its website and submit to the Council a copy of the study no later than April 30, 2016.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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T2014-0002 *  Coupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0793-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0089-2014 AStephen T. Levin~coupledA and GORequiring 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.   Action details Not available
Int 0830-2015 APaul A. Vallone~coupledA and GOAdult protective services training for certain employees of the city of New York.IntroductionThis bill would require the Human Resources Administration to conduct biannual trainings on best practices in identifying persons who may be eligible for adult protective services (APS) and on how to refer individuals to APS. This training will be made available to appropriate employees of several agencies, and will also be made available to employees of New York City’s civil and criminal courts and the New York City Housing Authority.   Action details Not available
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Res 0803-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledFiledLU 247 - Zoning, Salaam Bombay, 317 Greenwich St, Manhattan (20155677 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0804-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledFiledLU 248 - Zoning, The Fourth, 132 4th Ave, Manhattan (20155454 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0805-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 249 - Zoning, Rin Tin TIn, 14 Spring St, Manhattan (20155769 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0806-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 250 - Zoning, 41 Great Jones St, Manhattan (C 150146 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0807-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 251 - Zoning, Hospital for Special Surgery, West Wing Addition, Manhattan (C 150248 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0808-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 252 - Zoning, Special Reglulations for Neighborhood Recovery, Queens & Brooklyn (N 150302 ZRY)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0809-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 253 - Planning, S & L Aerospace Metals, Queens (C 150173 PPQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0810-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 254 - Planning, Promesa (AKA Acacia Gardens), Manhattan (C 150212 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0811-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 255 - Planning, Promesa (AKA Acacia Gardens), Manhattan (C 150211 ZMM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0812-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 256 - Landmarks, Bank of the Manhattan Company Buiilding, Long Island City, Queens (20155730 HKQ (N 150387 HKQ))Resolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0235-2014 *James G. Van Bramer~coupledGORenaming two thoroughfares and public places, Queens, Court Square East and Court Square West.IntroductionThis bill would amend the City Map by renaming 2 separate thoroughfares in Queens that are both currently named Court Square to Court Square East and Court Square West respectively. The renamed streets would lessen potential confusion for emergency personnel in responding to incidents in the area.   Action details Not available
Int 0558-2014 AMark Levine~coupledA and GOAnnual report on compliance with the Americans with disabilities act standards for accessible design by the department of parks and recreation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Parks Department to issue an annual report to the Mayor and Council detailing which of its facilities are complaint with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as the Department’s plan for ensuring that non-compliant facilities eventually fully comply with ADA requirements.   Action details Not available
Int 0849-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito~coupledPreconsidered - GONaming of 51 thoroughfares and public places.IntroductionThis bill would co-name 51 thoroughfares and public places, based on requests of Council Members whose district includes the location.   Action details Not available
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Int 0425-2014 AMark Treyger~coupledA and GOCommunications resiliencyIntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Climate Change Adaptation Task Force to consider the potential impact of climate change on public and private telecommunications infrastructure and to make resiliency recommendations for the protection of that infrastructure.   Action details Not available
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Res 0813-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledGOM 304 - Mary A. Valverde, New York City Art CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0814-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledGOM 305 - Ellen Hoffman, President of the New York City Tax CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0815-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 329 - Priscilla Consolo, Youth BoardResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0795-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledPreconsidered - GOApproving changes in Membership to certain Standing Committees and an allowance for an Officer of the Council.Resolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0847-2015 AYdanis A. Rodriguez~coupledA and GORequiring a study on the impact of growth in the taxicab and for-hire vehicle industries.IntroductionThe bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to conduct a study on how growth in the taxi and for-hire vehicle industries has impacted traffic, air quality, noise, and public health. The study would consider factors such as increases in the number of drivers, vehicles, and bases licensed, as well as trips taken. The TLC would be required to post on its website and submit to the Council a copy of the study no later than April 30, 2016.   Action details Not available
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T2014-0002 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
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Res 0748-2015 APaul A. Vallone Amended and Adopted by the Committee on AgingRequiring banking organizations to provide, at a minimum, the immediately preceding six months of financial documents following a request for such financial documents to help fight financial exploitation of older adults.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0849-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito~SPONSORPreconsidered - Parks and RecreationNaming of 51 thoroughfares and public places.IntroductionThis bill would co-name 51 thoroughfares and public places, based on requests of Council Members whose district includes the location.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0788-2015 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSOREducationDOE to implement a curriculum and to acquire textbooks that include key moments in the history of the labor movement throughout NYC and the United States.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0850-2015 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionUse of air conditioning systems.IntroductionThis bill would expand to small stores (retail or wholesale establishments under four thousand square feet) the prohibition against propping open outside doors while an air conditioner or central cooling system is operating. It would also require that stores which are part of a chain post a notice on each door stating that violations may be reported to 311.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0789-2015 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORHealthAllow 16 & 17-year-olds to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors. (A.4990A/S.5313)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0790-2015 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORImmigrationCitizenship and Immigration Services to amend its Model Plan for Administrative Naturalization Ceremonies to allow guest speakers to make remarks on the importance of becoming an organ donor.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0791-2015 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionGeneral Electric Corporation and the United States Environmental Protection Agency to enter into an agreement that expands the scope of the Hudson River PCBs remediation plan.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0851-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORSmall BusinessCurtailing harassment of small businesses and other non-residential tenants.IntroductionThis bill would create a cause of action for harassment of small businesses and other non-residential tenants by landlords. The bill would specify acts and omissions that constitute non-residential tenant harassment when committed with intent to cause the tenant to vacate the leased property or to surrender a right held under the lease agreement. The bill would also specify remedies available to a small business or other tenant that has been the victim of non-residential tenant harassment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0852-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesMandating that correction officers escort inmates to medical visits in a timely fashion.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to ensure that all inmates who require an escort to a medical facility be provided such escort within a reasonable period of time. It also requires the DOC to publish a quarterly report on its website containing both the average and median amount of time between which an escort is requested by an inmate and when such escort actually occurred.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0853-2015 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionSale and use of diesel-powered leaf blowers and lawn mowers.IntroductionThis local law prohibits sale or use of diesel powered leaf blowers or lawn mowers after September 1, 2017.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0792-2015 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsEstablishing January 30 annually as Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0793-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0854-2015 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequiring that all city-owned buildings be powered by renewable energy sources by 2050.IntroductionThe bill would require that all city-owned buildings be completely powered by renewable energy sources by 2050 pursuant to a schedule that would increase the required amount by roughly fifteen percent every five years.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0855-2015 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORGeneral WelfareA study regarding the feasibility of notifying individuals who may be eligible for public assistance.IntroductionThe bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Operations to produce a study by December 31, 2018, regarding the feasibility and cost of utilizing City administrative data to determine individuals who are likely eligible for public assistance and to provide notice to those individuals of their likely eligibility. The study would include all forms of public assistance for which an individual can apply through the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0794-2015 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORGeneral WelfarePermit a single universal application for public benefits, as well as to use tax filings or information already in an agency’s possession to automatically provide eligible individuals with the public benefits.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0795-2015 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges, and ElectionsApproving changes in Membership to certain Standing Committees and an allowance for an Officer of the Council.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0856-2015 *Mark Levine~SPONSORParks and RecreationParks dept recreation center fees for veterans and persons with disabilities.IntroductionThis bill would establish a discounted annual membership fee at Parks Department recreation centers for persons with disabilities and veterans of the armed forces.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0857-2015 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementIncreasing penalties for littering.IntroductionThis bill would increase the fines for littering.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0796-2015 *Darlene Mealy~SPONSORCivil RightsCongress to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0858-2015 *Carlos Menchaca~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionReducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters that meet federal noise reduction standards.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit sightseeing helicopters from taking off and landing at heliports owned by the city if those helicopters meet the stage 3 noise limits for helicopters as determined by the Federal Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990, subject to approval by the United States Secretary of Transportation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0859-2015 *Carlos Menchaca~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionReducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit sightseeing helicopters from taking off and landing at heliports owned by the city if those helicopters do not meet the stage 3 noise levels for helicopters as determined by the Federal Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0860-2015 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORTransportationCommuter VansIntroductionThe bill would limit the number of commuter van licenses to 735, provided that the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) could increase the number of available licenses upon a finding that there is a need for additional vans in an annual study. In such study, the TLC would review safety in the commuter van industry, in addition to the demand for commuter van service.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0861-2015 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORTransportationCommuter VansIntroductionThe bill would make the unlicensed operation of any vehicle as a commuter van punishable by a fine of $1,000-$2,000, imprisonment of up to 60 days, or both. In addition, the bill would set the minimum civil penalty for a first violation involving the operation of a commuter van to $1,000. Currently, the maximum penalty is $1,000, with no minimum. The civil penalty for a violation involving the operation of a commuter van service without the required authorizations or license would be raised from a range $500-$1,000 to $1,000-$3,000 for a first offense and $1,000-$2,500 to $2,000-$4,000 for subsequent offenses within two years.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0797-2015 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSOREducationDOE to include the Employee Protection Provisions (EPP) in all current and future school bus contracts.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0862-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORConsumer AffairsEstablishing an anonymous wage theft hotline, a wage theft advocacy office and an annual wage theft hotline report.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, or whomever the Mayor designates, to assist the Public Advocate in establishing an Office of Wage Theft Advocacy within the Office of the Public Advocate, to help workers file wage theft complaints with state authorities. This bill would also require the Commissioner or designee to establish a wage theft hotline to inform callers about the New York wage law and available resources for workers and, if the caller so requests, to send information about wage laws, including laws relating to wage theft, to businesses and employers. Finally, this bill would require the Commissioner or other designee to provide an annual report regarding the operation of the hotline and to make recommendations to the State Department of Labor regarding state labor law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0798-2015 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORVeteransUrging the Secretary of Defense to order that the names of the 74 military personnel lost aboard the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans on June 3, 1969, be added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (H.R. 4435)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0863-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORTransportationIdentifying garments worn by those operating a bicycle used for commercial purposes.IntroductionThe Administrative Code currently requires that commercial cyclists wear a retro-reflective jacket, vest, or other wearing apparel as the outermost garment while on the job. The back of the garment must have the business' name and the bicycle operator's individual identification number in a font not less than one inch in height. Under the bill, the information on such garments would be required to be in a font no less than two inches in height and be reflective.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0864-2015 *Eric A. Ulrich~SPONSORRecovery and ResiliencySpecial flood hazard area notification.IntroductionThis bill would require the office of emergency management to conduct a mailing after the final adoption of a federal flood insurance rate map, informing members of the public whose properties are in the special flood hazard area of flood insurance requirements and other relevant information.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0799-2015 *Eric A. Ulrich~SPONSORHigher EducationBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act of 2015Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0800-2015 *Eric A. Ulrich~SPONSORState and Federal LegislationFallen Heroes Flag Act of 2015.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0801-2015 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsPraising Pope Francis for his lifelong pursuit of peace among all peoples and commends him on his upcoming historic visit to NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0802-2015 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORFire and Criminal Justice ServicesCommemorating the 150th anniversary of the FDNY.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2015 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsReporting certain data regarding institutions in the Cultural Institutions Group.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to report data of the Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) individual organizations’ performance for the previous fiscal year. The data would include total visitor attendance, the number of free or reduced-price visits, the total attendance of public school students through school-organized visits, the number of partnerships with public schools, the total number of free admission hours, the number of programs related to the cultural institution’s mission or discipline and targeted to a general audience, and the number of programs targeted or designed to reach specific groups of people. CIG includes any cultural institution that is in the CIG as determined by the Department of Cultural Affairs. Members of the CIG are located on City-owned property and receive significant capital and operating support from the City. Members operate as publicly-owned facilities whose mandate is to provide cultural services to all New Yorkers.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0257-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Tonic - 411 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155525 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0257-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tonic - 411 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155525 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0258-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Banc Cafe - 431 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155693 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0258-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Banc Cafe - 431 Third Ave, Manhattan (20155693 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0259-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, La Villetta - 398 East 52nd St, Manhattan (20155689 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0259-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, La Villetta - 398 East 52nd St, Manhattan (20155689 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0260-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (N 150287 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0260-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (N 150287 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0261-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150288 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0261-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150288 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0262-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150289 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0262-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150289 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0263-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150344 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0263-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Tres Puentes - 285 East 138TH ST, Bronx (C 150344 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0264-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (C 150203 MMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0264-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (C 150203 MMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0265-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (N 150267 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0265-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, 76 Greenwich Ave - St. Vincent's Park, Manhattan (N 150267 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0266-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Bright Horizons Children's Center, Queens (N 150141 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0266-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, Bright Horizons Children's Center, Queens (N 150141 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0267-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C 150303 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0267-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C 150303 ZSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0268-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C150306 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0268-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, Melrose Commons North Site B, Bronx (C150306 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0269-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, 269 Henry Street, Manhattan (N 150317 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0269-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, 269 Henry Street, Manhattan (N 150317 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available