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Meeting Name: Committee on Economic Development Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/13/2017 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Contracts and the Committee on Small Business
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 705-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1400, Attachments - Int. No. 752-B, Attachments - Int. No. 1382-A
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Int 0705-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley Proposed Int. No. 705-ARacial diversity in the leadership of city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require contractors employed to work on city-funded construction projects to disclose certain information regarding the race and gender of directors, officers and other executive-level staff.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0705-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Racial diversity in the leadership of city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require contractors employed to work on city-funded construction projects to disclose certain information regarding the race and gender of directors, officers and other executive-level staff.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0705-2015 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Racial diversity in the leadership of city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require contractors employed to work on city-funded construction projects to disclose certain information regarding the race and gender of directors, officers and other executive-level staff.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0752-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James) Proposed Int. No. 752-BInformation regarding employees of city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require covered developers to submit workforce disclosure records to an agency designated by the Mayor on the number of hours worked, job title, full or part-time designation and gross wages of individuals working on covered projects. Covered developers would also need to provide workforce disclosure records for the gender and race or ethnic group of employees when such information is voluntarily provided for the purpose of reporting to the city. By no later than October 31, 2021 the mayoral agency designated to administer this program would be required to make such information available online only when it could be sufficiently anonymized, and, beginning no later than October 31, 2022, publish such information in a report every five years.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0752-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  Information regarding employees of city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require covered developers to submit workforce disclosure records to an agency designated by the Mayor on the number of hours worked, job title, full or part-time designation and gross wages of individuals working on covered projects. Covered developers would also need to provide workforce disclosure records for the gender and race or ethnic group of employees when such information is voluntarily provided for the purpose of reporting to the city. By no later than October 31, 2021 the mayoral agency designated to administer this program would be required to make such information available online only when it could be sufficiently anonymized, and, beginning no later than October 31, 2022, publish such information in a report every five years.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0752-2015 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  Information regarding employees of city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require covered developers to submit workforce disclosure records to an agency designated by the Mayor on the number of hours worked, job title, full or part-time designation and gross wages of individuals working on covered projects. Covered developers would also need to provide workforce disclosure records for the gender and race or ethnic group of employees when such information is voluntarily provided for the purpose of reporting to the city. By no later than October 31, 2021 the mayoral agency designated to administer this program would be required to make such information available online only when it could be sufficiently anonymized, and, beginning no later than October 31, 2022, publish such information in a report every five years.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1382-2016 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 1382-AReporting of information on the workforce of contractors performing construction work for the city.IntroductionThis bill would require certain contractors employed to work on city-funded construction projects to disclose to an agency designated by the mayor, the zip code of their employees’ primary address; the address, block, and lot number of the city-funded construction project; and whether such contractor is certified as a minority-owned or women-owned business enterprise. This bill would also require the designated agency to make such disclosures public after the data collected is sufficiently anonymized as well as to report on observable trends in the data. This bill would also create recordkeeping requirements for such contractors and would give the authority to enforce the provisions of this bill to the designated agency.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1382-2016 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Reporting of information on the workforce of contractors performing construction work for the city.IntroductionThis bill would require certain contractors employed to work on city-funded construction projects to disclose to an agency designated by the mayor, the zip code of their employees’ primary address; the address, block, and lot number of the city-funded construction project; and whether such contractor is certified as a minority-owned or women-owned business enterprise. This bill would also require the designated agency to make such disclosures public after the data collected is sufficiently anonymized as well as to report on observable trends in the data. This bill would also create recordkeeping requirements for such contractors and would give the authority to enforce the provisions of this bill to the designated agency.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1382-2016 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Reporting of information on the workforce of contractors performing construction work for the city.IntroductionThis bill would require certain contractors employed to work on city-funded construction projects to disclose to an agency designated by the mayor, the zip code of their employees’ primary address; the address, block, and lot number of the city-funded construction project; and whether such contractor is certified as a minority-owned or women-owned business enterprise. This bill would also require the designated agency to make such disclosures public after the data collected is sufficiently anonymized as well as to report on observable trends in the data. This bill would also create recordkeeping requirements for such contractors and would give the authority to enforce the provisions of this bill to the designated agency.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1400-2016 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Participation of minority-and women-owned business enterprises in construction projects related to properties receiving tax benefits in accordance with the industrial and commercial abatement program.IntroductionThis bill would amend Local Law 67 of 2008, governing participation of minority-and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) in construction projects receiving benefits under the Industrial and Commercial Abatement (ICAP) program. It would: 1) lower the project cost threshold requiring ICAP applicants to directly solicit M/WBEs to work on the project from $1.5 million to $750,000; 2) require applicants to inform the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) after it has received a final ICAP award of contracting and subcontracting opportunities at the applicable site as they arise; and 3) require all applicants to submit certifications of compliance with M/WBE program requirements to SBS, in addition to the Department of Finance, along with the final application for benefits.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1400-2016 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Participation of minority-and women-owned business enterprises in construction projects related to properties receiving tax benefits in accordance with the industrial and commercial abatement program.IntroductionThis bill would amend Local Law 67 of 2008, governing participation of minority-and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) in construction projects receiving benefits under the Industrial and Commercial Abatement (ICAP) program. It would: 1) lower the project cost threshold requiring ICAP applicants to directly solicit M/WBEs to work on the project from $1.5 million to $750,000; 2) require applicants to inform the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) after it has received a final ICAP award of contracting and subcontracting opportunities at the applicable site as they arise; and 3) require all applicants to submit certifications of compliance with M/WBE program requirements to SBS, in addition to the Department of Finance, along with the final application for benefits.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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