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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/4/2017 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
CHARTER MEETING
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Charter Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting, Minutes of the Charter Meeting
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    2.Delivered by: Rev. Pat Bumgardner, Metropolitan Community Church of New York, 446 W. 36th St. New York, N.Y. 10018. 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 November 29, 2016 be adopted as printed by Council Member Chin.      Video Video
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M 0465-2017 *  Received, Ordered, Printed & FiledCouncil Member Inez Dickens - Submitting her resignation from the office of New York City Council Member of the 9th Council district effective at the end of the day, December 31, 2016.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
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Int 1314-2016 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Coupled on GOQueens Plaza/Court Square BIDIntroductionThis bill would authorize an increase in the amount that the Queens Plaza/Court Square Business Improvement District (“BID”) could collect and spend annually, expand the existing boundaries of the BID, 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
Int 1415-2017 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Preconsidered - Coupled on GO with a Message of NecessityPreliminary Budget ExtenderIntroductionThis bill would change certain charter-mandated dates in relation to the Fiscal 2018 Preliminary Budget as follows: 1) Director of Management and Budget and Director of City Planning’s submission of a draft ten-year capital strategy to no later than January 24, 2017; 2) the City Planning Commission’s submission of a report on the draft ten-year capital strategy to no later than February 24, 2017; 3) the Mayor’s submission and publication of a preliminary certificate regarding debt and reserves and appropriations and expenditures for capital projects to no later than January 24, 2017; 4) the Mayor’s submission of the Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget to no later than January 24, 2017; 5) each Community Board’s submission of a statement and recommendations in regard to the preliminary budget to no later than February 23, 2017; 6) The Council’s approval and submission of estimates of the financial needs of the Council to no later than March 16, 2017; and 7) the Council’s holding of hearings and submission of recommendations on the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget to no later than April 3, 2017.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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Int 1314-2016 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledGOQueens Plaza/Court Square BIDIntroductionThis bill would authorize an increase in the amount that the Queens Plaza/Court Square Business Improvement District (“BID”) could collect and spend annually, expand the existing boundaries of the BID, 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
Int 1415-2017 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~coupledPreconsidered - GO with M/NPreliminary Budget ExtenderIntroductionThis bill would change certain charter-mandated dates in relation to the Fiscal 2018 Preliminary Budget as follows: 1) Director of Management and Budget and Director of City Planning’s submission of a draft ten-year capital strategy to no later than January 24, 2017; 2) the City Planning Commission’s submission of a report on the draft ten-year capital strategy to no later than February 24, 2017; 3) the Mayor’s submission and publication of a preliminary certificate regarding debt and reserves and appropriations and expenditures for capital projects to no later than January 24, 2017; 4) the Mayor’s submission of the Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget to no later than January 24, 2017; 5) each Community Board’s submission of a statement and recommendations in regard to the preliminary budget to no later than February 23, 2017; 6) The Council’s approval and submission of estimates of the financial needs of the Council to no later than March 16, 2017; and 7) the Council’s holding of hearings and submission of recommendations on the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget to no later than April 3, 2017.   Action details Not available
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Int 1410-2017 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORConsumer AffairsStrengthening the existing record-keeping requirements of pawnshops and dealers of second-hand articles.IntroductionIn an effort to stop the trade of stolen merchandise and to allow the NYPD to investigate allegations of criminal activity at pawnshops, this law requires pawnshops to keep more detailed records of all of their transactions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1411-2017 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORParks and RecreationPedestrian access to park facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that whenever a capital project is occurring on an athletic field under Parks Department jurisdiction, the agency implementing the project would also have to install a walkway linking the field to a public sidewalk if none had existed before.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1412-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORTransportationRequiring a study and pilot of solar-powered street lamps.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of powering street lamps with solar energy. If the Department deems any options feasible, the Department would be required to conduct a pilot project to implement solar-powered street lamps on a small scale. The bill would require the Department to report to the Mayor and the Council on both the feasibility study and any pilot conducted.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1413-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionIdling adjacent to a senior center.IntroductionThe local law amends Title 24 of the New York City Administrative Code, adding a new section (h) to 24-163 to prohibit idling for more than one minute adjacent to a plainly identified senior citizen center, effective immediately. The bill provides exemptions for when a vehicle is used to operate a loading, unloading or processing device, for mechanical work when required, to maintain an appropriate temperature for passenger comfort or in emergency evacuations where necessary to operate wheelchair lifts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1348-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionNominating Hudson Canyon to be considered for a National Marine Sanctuary.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1414-2017 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORConsumer AffairsLicensing and regulating furniture retail stores.IntroductionThis bill would require furniture retail stores to be licensed by DCA. The fee for the license would be $350 for a biennial license term. The terms of licensure would require licensees to comply with specific consumer protection measures including clear disclosure of selling price and terms of delivery, return policy and refund options, notification of delayed delivery, and requirements for the maintenance of records, among other requirements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1415-2017 *Julissa Ferreras-Copeland~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinancePreliminary Budget ExtenderIntroductionThis bill would change certain charter-mandated dates in relation to the Fiscal 2018 Preliminary Budget as follows: 1) Director of Management and Budget and Director of City Planning’s submission of a draft ten-year capital strategy to no later than January 24, 2017; 2) the City Planning Commission’s submission of a report on the draft ten-year capital strategy to no later than February 24, 2017; 3) the Mayor’s submission and publication of a preliminary certificate regarding debt and reserves and appropriations and expenditures for capital projects to no later than January 24, 2017; 4) the Mayor’s submission of the Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget to no later than January 24, 2017; 5) each Community Board’s submission of a statement and recommendations in regard to the preliminary budget to no later than February 23, 2017; 6) The Council’s approval and submission of estimates of the financial needs of the Council to no later than March 16, 2017; and 7) the Council’s holding of hearings and submission of recommendations on the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget to no later than April 3, 2017.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1416-2017 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring information on notices of violation issued by the dept of sanitation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation (DSNY), in conjunction with the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to establish a digital dashboard consisting of data on notices of violation issued by DSNY after January 1, 2017.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1417-2017 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring the dept of sanitation to install global positioning systems on all department vehicles and make the resulting data public.IntroductionIn an effort to increase transparency and efficiency, this law requires the Department of Sanitation to install GPS systems on all their vehicles. The resulting GPS data will be public so that New Yorkers can benefit by monitoring trash collection and by avoiding potential traffic delays cause by garbage trucks blocking narrow streets.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1349-2017 *David G. Greenfield~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesAuthorizing the NYC DOT to grant a franchise for the provision of aerial tramway service over the East River between Manhattan and Roosevelt Island to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1418-2017 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORPublic SafetyEstablishing a reward for individuals who provide information leading to the apprehension, prosecution or conviction of a person who seriously injures or kills another individual in a hit-and-run accident.IntroductionThis bill would provide for a reward for individuals who provide information leading to the apprehension, arrest, or conviction of an individual involved in a hit-and-run resulting in a serious physical injury. This bill will mobilize the public in helping to ensure that drivers involved in hit-and-runs are identified, as many hit-and-runs remain unsolved.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available