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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/29/2015 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: Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting, Minutes of the Stated Meeting
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    1.       Roll call Video Video
    2.Delivered by: Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell, The Church of the Ascension, 12 West 11th Street, New York, N.Y. 10011. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Johnson.      Video Video
    3.Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of September 30, 2015 be adopted as printed by Council Member Levin.      Video Video
    4.None      Not available
    5.       Video Video
M 0343-2015 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsOrlando Marin - City Planning CommissionCommunication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0344-2015 *  Preconsidered - FinanceTransfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-1)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
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    7.       Video Video
M 0345-2015 *Corey D. Johnson  Zoning, 270 6th Avenue, Manhattan (20165077 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0644-2015 BElizabeth S. Crowley Amended and Coupled on GORequiring DOE to report information on physical education in NYC schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to submit to the Speaker of the New York City Council and post on the Department’s website a report regarding information on physical education in New York City schools. The report would include but not be limited to the frequency and total minutes per week of physical education instruction provided to students in each grade level, and the frequency and total minutes per week of physical education provided to students who are receiving special education services or who are English-language learners. The report would also include the number of designated full-time and part-time state certified physical education teachers providing instruction at the school, information on all designated outdoor and indoor facilities used for physical education by the school, demographic information regarding the racial and ethnic composition of the school, the total number and percentage of schools that met all state physical education instructional requirements in the prior year, the average frequency and amount of physical education provided by schools for each grade level, the total number of full-time state certified physical education instructors employed by the Department for grades K through 12, the total number of full-time staff employed at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels, the total number of part-time state certified physical education instructors employed by the Department for grades K through 12, the total number of part-time staff employed at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels, a list of all schools that share state certified physical education instructors and/or gymnasium space with other schools, a list of all schools using non-gymnasium space to provide school-day physical instruction, and a list of all schools using off-site space to provide school-day physical education instruction.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Res 0888-2015 *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
M 0344-2015 *   Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-1)Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0893-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 344 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-1)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0295-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  French Apartments, Block 753, Lot 56; ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0894-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 295 - French Apartments, Block 753, Lot 56; ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0296-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  John Paul II Apartments, Block 2026, Lot 33; ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0895-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 296 - John Paul II Apartments, Block 2026, Lot 33; ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0297-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  Ahi Ezer Apartments, Block 6682, Lot 45 and Block 6683, Lot 52; BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0896-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 297 - Ahi Ezer Apartments, Block 6682, Lot 45 and Block 6683, Lot 52; BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0298-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland  Central Harlem Mutual Housing Association, Block 1391, Lot 39; BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0897-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 298 - Central Harlem Mutual Housing Association, Block 1391, Lot 39; BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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LU 0288-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, NEW YORK WHEEL SPECIAL PERMIT, Parcel 1 of the North Waterfront Subdistrict, Staten Island (C 150447 ZSR)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0898-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 288 - Zoning, NEW YORK WHEEL SPECIAL PERMIT, Parcel 1 of the North Waterfront Subdistrict, Staten Island (C 150447 ZSR)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0289-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, HAMILTON PLAZA, 1-37 12th Street, Brooklyn (M 780389(B) ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0899-2015 *David G. Greenfield Approved with Modifications and Coupled on GOLU 289 - Zoning, HAMILTON PLAZA, 1-37 12th Street, Brooklyn (M 780389(B) ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0293-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, HOME STREET HOMES, Block 2728, Lots 16 and 19, Block 2745, Lot 36, Block 2752, Lot 17, Block 2754, Lot 69, Block 2974, Lot 22, and Block 2979, Lot 2, Bronx (20165172 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0900-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 293 - Planning, HOME STREET HOMES, Block 2728, Lots 16 and 19, Block 2745, Lot 36, Block 2752, Lot 17, Block 2754, Lot 69, Block 2974, Lot 22, and Block 2979, Lot 2, Bronx (20165172 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0294-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Planning, LPC WAREHOUSE, 337 Berry St and 99/101 South 5th St, Brooklyn (C 150358 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0901-2015 *David G. Greenfield Coupled on GOLU 294 - Planning, LPC WAREHOUSE, 337 Berry St and 99/101 South 5th St, Brooklyn (C 150358 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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M 0343-2015 *   Orlando Marin - City Planning CommissionCommunication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0902-2015 *Brad S. Lander Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 343 - Orlando Marin - City Planning CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
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Int 0210-2014 ABrad S. Lander Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the compilation of bike share usage data.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Transportation to compile and report on Citi Bike usage data quarterly, beginning January 1, 2016. The data would be posted in a commonly available non-proprietary format or spreadsheet format that is suitable for analysis and disaggregated by month, quarter, and year, as well as by Council District and Community District, as applicable.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0225-2014 AYdanis A. Rodriguez Amended and Coupled on GOCiti bike financial reporting.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would require Citi Bike to provide financial data, included revenues generated, information on deficits or profits, and the amount of revenue that was allocated to the DOT. Beginning January 1, 2016 and annually thereafter, DOT would report such information to the Council and post it on the Department’s website.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 0644-2015 BElizabeth S. Crowley~coupledA and GORequiring DOE to report information on physical education in NYC schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to submit to the Speaker of the New York City Council and post on the Department’s website a report regarding information on physical education in New York City schools. The report would include but not be limited to the frequency and total minutes per week of physical education instruction provided to students in each grade level, and the frequency and total minutes per week of physical education provided to students who are receiving special education services or who are English-language learners. The report would also include the number of designated full-time and part-time state certified physical education teachers providing instruction at the school, information on all designated outdoor and indoor facilities used for physical education by the school, demographic information regarding the racial and ethnic composition of the school, the total number and percentage of schools that met all state physical education instructional requirements in the prior year, the average frequency and amount of physical education provided by schools for each grade level, the total number of full-time state certified physical education instructors employed by the Department for grades K through 12, the total number of full-time staff employed at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels, the total number of part-time state certified physical education instructors employed by the Department for grades K through 12, the total number of part-time staff employed at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels, a list of all schools that share state certified physical education instructors and/or gymnasium space with other schools, a list of all schools using non-gymnasium space to provide school-day physical instruction, and a list of all schools using off-site space to provide school-day physical education instruction.   Action details Not available
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Res 0888-2015 *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
Res 0893-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 344 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'16 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-1)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0894-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 295 - French Apartments, Block 753, Lot 56; ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0895-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 296 - John Paul II Apartments, Block 2026, Lot 33; ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0896-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 297 - Ahi Ezer Apartments, Block 6682, Lot 45 and Block 6683, Lot 52; BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0897-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 298 - Central Harlem Mutual Housing Association, Block 1391, Lot 39; BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0898-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 288 - Zoning, NEW YORK WHEEL SPECIAL PERMIT, Parcel 1 of the North Waterfront Subdistrict, Staten Island (C 150447 ZSR)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0899-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledA/M and GOLU 289 - Zoning, HAMILTON PLAZA, 1-37 12th Street, Brooklyn (M 780389(B) ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0900-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 293 - Planning, HOME STREET HOMES, Block 2728, Lots 16 and 19, Block 2745, Lot 36, Block 2752, Lot 17, Block 2754, Lot 69, Block 2974, Lot 22, and Block 2979, Lot 2, Bronx (20165172 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0901-2015 *David G. Greenfield~coupledGOLU 294 - Planning, LPC WAREHOUSE, 337 Berry St and 99/101 South 5th St, Brooklyn (C 150358 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
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Res 0902-2015 *Brad S. Lander~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 343 - Orlando Marin - City Planning CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
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Int 0210-2014 ABrad S. Lander~coupledA and GORequiring the compilation of bike share usage data.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Transportation to compile and report on Citi Bike usage data quarterly, beginning January 1, 2016. The data would be posted in a commonly available non-proprietary format or spreadsheet format that is suitable for analysis and disaggregated by month, quarter, and year, as well as by Council District and Community District, as applicable.   Action details Not available
Int 0225-2014 AYdanis A. Rodriguez~coupledA and GOCiti bike financial reporting.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would require Citi Bike to provide financial data, included revenues generated, information on deficits or profits, and the amount of revenue that was allocated to the DOT. Beginning January 1, 2016 and annually thereafter, DOT would report such information to the Council and post it on the Department’s website.   Action details Not available
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T2014-0002 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
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Res 0887-2015 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer AffairsMicrobead-Free Waters Act of 2015 (H.R.1321/S.1424)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0971-2015 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsAvailability of joint living-work quarters for artists.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to maintain a list of joint living-work quarters for artists and inform individuals eligible to reside in such quarters when there is a vacancy. It would also require building owners to notify DCLA when there is a vacancy in such quarters.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0972-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionFire hydrant signageIntroductionThis bill would require the department of environmental protection to place signage on fire hydrants indicating that opening or tampering with the hydrants is prohibited, and provide information on penalties and as well as how to request a hydrant be opened, such as for a spray cap.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0888-2015 *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
Res 0889-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick~SPONSORPreconsidered - Consumer AffairsMicrobead-free Waters Act (A.5896/S.3932)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0973-2015 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORHealthEstablishing a committee on city healthcare services.IntroductionThis bill would create Committee on City Healthcare Services. It would consist of representatives from City agencies that directly provide, or contract with outside entities to provide, healthcare services, as well as from the Council and stakeholders from around the City. The Committee would be charged with issuing a biennial report that includes, among other things, recommendations for how to most effectively utilize City resources to provide healthcare services and improve coordination among agencies in providing services. The Committee would be required to engage with a variety of stakeholders in formulating these recommendations as well as the other aspects of the report.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0974-2015 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORHealthCreation of a health facilities map.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to post a New York City map on its website of the clinics they run, comprehensive care and primary care facilities run by the Health and Hospitals Corporation, voluntary non-profit and publicly sponsored diagnostic and treatment centers, and federally qualified health centers. Included with the map would be a brief guide to how the facility types differ, and what factors may be relevant for members of the public in deciding which type of facility to access for their healthcare needs. This bill would also require that this map include data overlays by zip code that relate to healthcare services, including basic demographic information and health outcomes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0890-2015 *Mark Levine~SPONSOREducationImplement more foreign language instruction in elementary schools. (A.329/S.554)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0975-2015 *Alan N. Maisel~SPONSORTransportationFines and civil penalties for failure to remove abandoned poles.IntroductionCurrently, the Administrative Code requires the removal of disused, abandoned, or damaged utility poles. The penalty for violation is a fine of $250 to $500 and/or imprisonment of up to 10 days. The bill would raise the fine for failure to remove a utility pole when required to $350 to $750 and provide that a person in violation may also be subject to civil penalties of $100 per day that they are in violation of the Code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0891-2015 *Annabel Palma~SPONSORGeneral WelfareHomeless Protection Act (A.1353/S.0813)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0976-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORContractsRequiring training for agency chief contracting officers and agency M/WBE officers and posting related information on the city’s website.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to conduct mandatory trainings for agency chief contracting officers and agency minority-owned and women-owned businesses contracting officers regarding participation of minority-owned and women-owned businesses in city procurement, and to post information on its website regarding agency chief contracting officers, including the date of the last mandatory training attended by each agency chief contracting officer.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0977-2015 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSORHealthBanning smoking in city-financed housing.IntroductionThis bill would ban smoking in multiple dwellings that are part of an affordable housing program and that receive financial assistance from the city.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0978-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORConsumer AffairsMold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish minimum standards for carrying out mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for buildings that contain 10 or more dwelling units or is located on a zoning lot that contains 25,000 or more square feet of non-residential floor area.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0892-2015 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionFederal Aviation Administration to amend the North Shore helicopter route to extend further west to cover Northeast Queens.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0979-2015 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSOREducationForeign language courses offered in NYC public schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Education to report information regarding foreign language courses offered in public schools including, information regarding the number of non-English languages taught, the number of students enrolled in each course, and the results of standardized tests taken by students in non-English languages.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0295-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceFrench Apartments, Block 753, Lot 56; ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0296-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceJohn Paul II Apartments, Block 2026, Lot 33; ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0297-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceAhi Ezer Apartments, Block 6682, Lot 45 and Block 6683, Lot 52; BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0298-2015 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceCentral Harlem Mutual Housing Association, Block 1391, Lot 39; BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0299-2015 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, IL PITTINO, 270 6th Avenue, Manhattan (20165077 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0299-2015 *David G. Greenfield  Zoning, IL PITTINO, 270 6th Avenue, Manhattan (20165077 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available