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Meeting Name: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/17/2017 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 865-B, Attachments - Int. No. 1276-B, Attachments - Int. No. 1290-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1295-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1296-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1297-A
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T2016-5397 *   Oversight - Cultural Immigrant Initiative and Post-Budget AnalysisOversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2016-5397 *   Oversight - Cultural Immigrant Initiative and Post-Budget AnalysisOversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2015 *James G. Van Bramer Proposed Int. No. 865-BReporting 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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2015 *James G. Van Bramer  Reporting 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.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2015 *James G. Van Bramer  Reporting 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.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2015 BJames G. Van Bramer  Reporting 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.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1276-2016 *James G. Van Bramer Proposed Int. No. 1276-BRequiring the art commission to conduct an annual report.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Art Commission to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker a report detailing the number of submissions received by the Commission, the number of submissions acted upon, the membership of the Art Commission, a summary of the methods of procedure used to determine the approval or disapproval or rejection of submissions and the number of works of art cleaned, maintained, or repaired, in the previous year.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1276-2016 *James G. Van Bramer  Requiring the art commission to conduct an annual report.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Art Commission to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker a report detailing the number of submissions received by the Commission, the number of submissions acted upon, the membership of the Art Commission, a summary of the methods of procedure used to determine the approval or disapproval or rejection of submissions and the number of works of art cleaned, maintained, or repaired, in the previous year.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1276-2016 *James G. Van Bramer  Requiring the art commission to conduct an annual report.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Art Commission to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker a report detailing the number of submissions received by the Commission, the number of submissions acted upon, the membership of the Art Commission, a summary of the methods of procedure used to determine the approval or disapproval or rejection of submissions and the number of works of art cleaned, maintained, or repaired, in the previous year.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1276-2016 BJames G. Van Bramer  Requiring the art commission to conduct an annual report.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Art Commission to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker a report detailing the number of submissions received by the Commission, the number of submissions acted upon, the membership of the Art Commission, a summary of the methods of procedure used to determine the approval or disapproval or rejection of submissions and the number of works of art cleaned, maintained, or repaired, in the previous year.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1290-2016 *James G. Van Bramer Proposed Int. No. 1290-APercent for art advisory panel.IntroductionThis bill would require an advisory panel to recommend eligible works of art in a project administered by the Department of Cultural Affairs in the Percent for Art program. The bill would require that the panel be comprised of members who are knowledgeable about public art, about the project, and about the community in which the project will be located. The panel would also include, but not be limited to, at least one representative of the Borough President’s office of the borough in which the project will be located, at least one representative of the City Council Member in whose district the project will be located, and at least one representative of the community board for the community district in which the project will be located. These representatives would be non-voting ex-officio members. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1290-2016 *James G. Van Bramer  Percent for art advisory panel.IntroductionThis bill would require an advisory panel to recommend eligible works of art in a project administered by the Department of Cultural Affairs in the Percent for Art program. The bill would require that the panel be comprised of members who are knowledgeable about public art, about the project, and about the community in which the project will be located. The panel would also include, but not be limited to, at least one representative of the Borough President’s office of the borough in which the project will be located, at least one representative of the City Council Member in whose district the project will be located, and at least one representative of the community board for the community district in which the project will be located. These representatives would be non-voting ex-officio members. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1290-2016 *James G. Van Bramer  Percent for art advisory panel.IntroductionThis bill would require an advisory panel to recommend eligible works of art in a project administered by the Department of Cultural Affairs in the Percent for Art program. The bill would require that the panel be comprised of members who are knowledgeable about public art, about the project, and about the community in which the project will be located. The panel would also include, but not be limited to, at least one representative of the Borough President’s office of the borough in which the project will be located, at least one representative of the City Council Member in whose district the project will be located, and at least one representative of the community board for the community district in which the project will be located. These representatives would be non-voting ex-officio members. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1290-2016 AJames G. Van Bramer  Percent for art advisory panel.IntroductionThis bill would require an advisory panel to recommend eligible works of art in a project administered by the Department of Cultural Affairs in the Percent for Art program. The bill would require that the panel be comprised of members who are knowledgeable about public art, about the project, and about the community in which the project will be located. The panel would also include, but not be limited to, at least one representative of the Borough President’s office of the borough in which the project will be located, at least one representative of the City Council Member in whose district the project will be located, and at least one representative of the community board for the community district in which the project will be located. These representatives would be non-voting ex-officio members. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1295-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo Proposed Int. No. 1295-ARequiring the dept of cultural affairs to publish information on percent for art projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (the Department) to publish on its website information about all works of art in the Percent for Art program. The Department would also be required to publish on its website aggregated demographic information about the artists whose works of art are in the Percent for Art program, to the extent such information is provided to the Department. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1295-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the dept of cultural affairs to publish information on percent for art projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (the Department) to publish on its website information about all works of art in the Percent for Art program. The Department would also be required to publish on its website aggregated demographic information about the artists whose works of art are in the Percent for Art program, to the extent such information is provided to the Department. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1295-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the dept of cultural affairs to publish information on percent for art projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (the Department) to publish on its website information about all works of art in the Percent for Art program. The Department would also be required to publish on its website aggregated demographic information about the artists whose works of art are in the Percent for Art program, to the extent such information is provided to the Department. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1295-2016 ALaurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the dept of cultural affairs to publish information on percent for art projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (the Department) to publish on its website information about all works of art in the Percent for Art program. The Department would also be required to publish on its website aggregated demographic information about the artists whose works of art are in the Percent for Art program, to the extent such information is provided to the Department. Percent for Art refers to the law that requires that one percent of the budget for eligible City-funded construction projects be spent on artwork for City facilities.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1296-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo Proposed Int. No. 1296-APercent for art program.IntroductionThis bill would provide that at least one percent of the first 50 million dollars of capital funds appropriated by the city for a capital project be allocated for works of art. This bill would raise the threshold for the expenditure for works of art for any capital project to 900,000 dollars. This bill would also raise the threshold for expenditures for works of art in any fiscal year to 4 million dollars.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1296-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Percent for art program.IntroductionThis bill would provide that at least one percent of the first 50 million dollars of capital funds appropriated by the city for a capital project be allocated for works of art. This bill would raise the threshold for the expenditure for works of art for any capital project to 900,000 dollars. This bill would also raise the threshold for expenditures for works of art in any fiscal year to 4 million dollars.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1296-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Percent for art program.IntroductionThis bill would provide that at least one percent of the first 50 million dollars of capital funds appropriated by the city for a capital project be allocated for works of art. This bill would raise the threshold for the expenditure for works of art for any capital project to 900,000 dollars. This bill would also raise the threshold for expenditures for works of art in any fiscal year to 4 million dollars.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1296-2016 ALaurie A. Cumbo  Percent for art program.IntroductionThis bill would provide that at least one percent of the first 50 million dollars of capital funds appropriated by the city for a capital project be allocated for works of art. This bill would raise the threshold for the expenditure for works of art for any capital project to 900,000 dollars. This bill would also raise the threshold for expenditures for works of art in any fiscal year to 4 million dollars.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1297-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo Proposed Int. No. 1297-AOutreach and education regarding public art opportunities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to engage in outreach and educational efforts regarding the opportunity to submit works of art for the Percent for Art program. Outreach and education would include information sessions in each borough and the development of written materials containing information on the submission and selection process for works of art in the program. DCLA would be required to make these materials available to arts and cultural organizations, community-based organizations and colleges/universities, and to make them available in the seven most commonly spoken languages in New York City, as determined by the Department of City Planning.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1297-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Outreach and education regarding public art opportunities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to engage in outreach and educational efforts regarding the opportunity to submit works of art for the Percent for Art program. Outreach and education would include information sessions in each borough and the development of written materials containing information on the submission and selection process for works of art in the program. DCLA would be required to make these materials available to arts and cultural organizations, community-based organizations and colleges/universities, and to make them available in the seven most commonly spoken languages in New York City, as determined by the Department of City Planning.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1297-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Outreach and education regarding public art opportunities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to engage in outreach and educational efforts regarding the opportunity to submit works of art for the Percent for Art program. Outreach and education would include information sessions in each borough and the development of written materials containing information on the submission and selection process for works of art in the program. DCLA would be required to make these materials available to arts and cultural organizations, community-based organizations and colleges/universities, and to make them available in the seven most commonly spoken languages in New York City, as determined by the Department of City Planning.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1297-2016 ALaurie A. Cumbo  Outreach and education regarding public art opportunities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to engage in outreach and educational efforts regarding the opportunity to submit works of art for the Percent for Art program. Outreach and education would include information sessions in each borough and the development of written materials containing information on the submission and selection process for works of art in the program. DCLA would be required to make these materials available to arts and cultural organizations, community-based organizations and colleges/universities, and to make them available in the seven most commonly spoken languages in New York City, as determined by the Department of City Planning.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available