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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/7/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Recessed  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Meeting in Recess - Continuation of Recessed Meeting of May 23, 2018 HELD on June 7, 2018
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    1.The Public Advocate will call the meeting to order      Video Video
    2.Roll Call      Not available
    3.The Clerk will announce the presence of a quorum      Video Video
    4.The Public Advocate will adjourn the recessed meeting      Not available
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Video Video
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Michael Vanacore, Minister for Congregational Life & Social Justice, Trinity Lutheran Church in Sunset Park, 411 46th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Menchaca.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of April 25,2018 be adopted as printed by Council Member Ampry-Samuel.      Video Video
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Video Video
M 0058-2018 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting Executive Order No. 35 of 2018, entitled “Deputy Mayors”.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0059-2018 *Keith Powers   Zoning, Sidewalk café, 625 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20185408 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Video Video
    9.DISCUSSION OF GENERAL ORDERS      Video Video
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Video Video
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH      Not available
Int 0401-2018 APaul A. Vallone Amended and Coupled on GOAnimal shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to ensure that full-service animal shelters are operated in all five boroughs by July 1, 2024. The current requirement is for three boroughs, with facilities to receive lost, stray or homeless dogs and cats open in any borough without a full-service animal shelter. DOHMH would be required to submit a report detailing progress toward the opening of full-service shelters in the Bronx and Queens to the Council and the Mayor on July 1, 2020, and every two years thereafter until the shelters are open and operating.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0070-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Café Tabu, 221 Dyckman Street, Manhattan (20185240 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0383-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 70 - Zoning, Café Tabu, 221 Dyckman Street, Manhattan (20185240 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0081-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, ANCP 105th Street & Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan (20185336 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0384-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 81 - Planning, ANCP 105th Street & Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan (20185336 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0082-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Five Mile Stone, Manhattan (20185237 TCM)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0385-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 82 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, Five Mile Stone, Manhattan (20185237 TCM)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0083-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 280 Richards St, Brooklyn (N 180157 ZAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0386-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 83 - Zoning, 280 Richards St, Brooklyn (N 180157 ZAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0084-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 45 Broad St, Manhattan (C 180063 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Rule 11.70(b) of the Rules of the Council and Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0085-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Hudson Blvd. & Park Text Amendment, Manhattan (N 180238 ZRM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0387-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 85 - Zoning, Hudson Blvd. & Park Text Amendment, Manhattan (N 180238 ZRM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0086-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 180088 ZMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0388-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 86 - Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 180088 ZMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0087-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 180089 ZRX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0389-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 87 - Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 180089 ZRX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0088-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (20185334 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0390-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 88 - Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (20185334 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0102-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Berean Gardens, Brooklyn (20185357 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0391-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 102 - Planning, Berean Gardens, Brooklyn (20185357 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0103-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Hudson Piers II, Manhattan (20185358 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0392-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 103 - Planning, Hudson Piers II, Manhattan (20185358 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0104-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Culver El Phase I, Brooklyn (20185359 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0393-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 104 - Planning, Culver El Phase I, Brooklyn (20185359 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0105-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, NIHOP Van Buren/Greene, Brooklyn (20185360 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0394-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 105 - Planning, NIHOP Van Buren/Greene, Brooklyn (20185360 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0106-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 501 West 51st Street, Manhattan (20185362 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0395-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 106 - Planning, 501 West 51st Street, Manhattan (20185362 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITIES AND ADDICTION      Not available
Int 0615-2018 ADiana Ayala  Amended and Coupled on GOSyringe exchange programs.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide opioid overdose reversal drugs, such as naloxone, to all syringe exchange programs operating in the City. It would also require DOHMH to ensure that all syringe exchange staff members were properly trained in overdose prevention and reversal.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0618-2018 AJustin L. Brannan Amended and Coupled on GODistributing educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to junior high and high school students.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop age appropriate educational materials on drug and opioid awareness and prevention. This legislation would also require the Department of Youth and Community Development and the Department of Education to distribute such materials to youth service programs and students, respectively.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0623-2018 AAndrew Cohen Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the fire dept to submit to the council reports relating to the administration of opioid antagonists.IntroductionIn an effort to reduce the amount of fatal opioid overdoses, this bill would require the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) to report quarterly – to the Mayor, City Council, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – on the number of opioid antagonists the department has available, the number of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) trained to administer opioid antagonists, and the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs administered by EMTs.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0667-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the dept of social services and the dept of homeless services to refer individuals receiving opioid antagonists for additional services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services to refer individuals residing in Department of Homeless Services’ shelters or HIV/AIDS Service Administration (HASA) facilities that suffered a non-fatal overdose to additional services.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0668-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOOverdose prevention and reversal training.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide opioid overdose prevention and reversal training to the public. DOHMH already provides such trainings, but this law would codify existing trainings and ensure they occur as long as necessary to combat the City’s opioid epidemic.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0669-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the municipal drug strategy advisory council to report on opioid antagonist distribution.IntroductionThis bill would require the would require the Municipal Drug Strategy Advisory Council, a council established by Local Law 48 of 2017 and comprised of health care professionals, advocates, and persons suffering from substance misuse disorder, to include in its biennial report the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs that are distributed to City agencies.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0717-2018 AJumaane D. Williams Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the PD to submit to the council reports relating to opioid antagonists.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to report quarterly – to the Mayor, City Council, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – on the number of opioid antagonists the department has available, the number of officers trained to administer opioid antagonists, and the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs administered by NYPD Officers.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION      Not available
SLR 0001-2018 *Andrew Cohen Preconsidered - Coupled on GOAmending the contribution provisions applicable to certain New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) Special Plans subject to Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) Articles 14 and 15. (A.10696/ S. 8497)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0002-2018 *Andrew Cohen Preconsidered - Coupled on GOGranting retroactive eligibility to apply for enhanced Tier 3 status to former New York City police officer Mark Rivera. (S.7780/ A.9943)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0003-2018 *Andrew Cohen Preconsidered - Coupled on GORelating to photo speed violation monitoring systems in school speed zones in the NYC. (S.6046-C/A.7798-C)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0004-2018 *Andrew Cohen Preconsidered - Coupled on GODetermination of adjusted base proportions in special assessing units which are cities for the FY 2019. (S.8941/A.11123)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
Int 0720-2018 *Jumaane D. Williams~coupledLaid OverClarifying the requirements for site safety training providers.IntroductionThis bill would further clarify the existing requirements for site safety training course providers.Laid Over by Council  Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     Coupled on General Order Calendar      Not available
    ~coupledHealth      Not available
Int 0401-2018 APaul A. Vallone~coupledA and GOAnimal shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to ensure that full-service animal shelters are operated in all five boroughs by July 1, 2024. The current requirement is for three boroughs, with facilities to receive lost, stray or homeless dogs and cats open in any borough without a full-service animal shelter. DOHMH would be required to submit a report detailing progress toward the opening of full-service shelters in the Bronx and Queens to the Council and the Mayor on July 1, 2020, and every two years thereafter until the shelters are open and operating.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLand Use      Not available
Res 0383-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 70 - Zoning, Café Tabu, 221 Dyckman Street, Manhattan (20185240 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0384-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 81 - Planning, ANCP 105th Street & Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan (20185336 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0385-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 82 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, Five Mile Stone, Manhattan (20185237 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0386-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 83 - Zoning, 280 Richards St, Brooklyn (N 180157 ZAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0387-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 85 - Zoning, Hudson Blvd. & Park Text Amendment, Manhattan (N 180238 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0388-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 86 - Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 180088 ZMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0389-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 87 - Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 180089 ZRX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0390-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 88 - Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (20185334 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0391-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 102 - Planning, Berean Gardens, Brooklyn (20185357 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0392-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 103 - Planning, Hudson Piers II, Manhattan (20185358 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0393-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 104 - Planning, Culver El Phase I, Brooklyn (20185359 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0394-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 105 - Planning, NIHOP Van Buren/Greene, Brooklyn (20185360 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0395-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 106 - Planning, 501 West 51st Street, Manhattan (20185362 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledMental Health, Disabilities and Addiction      Not available
Int 0615-2018 ADiana Ayala ~coupledA and GOSyringe exchange programs.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide opioid overdose reversal drugs, such as naloxone, to all syringe exchange programs operating in the City. It would also require DOHMH to ensure that all syringe exchange staff members were properly trained in overdose prevention and reversal.   Action details Not available
Int 0618-2018 AJustin L. Brannan~coupledA and GODistributing educational materials on drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to junior high and high school students.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop age appropriate educational materials on drug and opioid awareness and prevention. This legislation would also require the Department of Youth and Community Development and the Department of Education to distribute such materials to youth service programs and students, respectively.   Action details Not available
Int 0623-2018 AAndrew Cohen~coupledA and GORequiring the fire dept to submit to the council reports relating to the administration of opioid antagonists.IntroductionIn an effort to reduce the amount of fatal opioid overdoses, this bill would require the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) to report quarterly – to the Mayor, City Council, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – on the number of opioid antagonists the department has available, the number of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) trained to administer opioid antagonists, and the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs administered by EMTs.   Action details Not available
Int 0667-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GORequiring the dept of social services and the dept of homeless services to refer individuals receiving opioid antagonists for additional services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services to refer individuals residing in Department of Homeless Services’ shelters or HIV/AIDS Service Administration (HASA) facilities that suffered a non-fatal overdose to additional services.   Action details Not available
Int 0668-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOOverdose prevention and reversal training.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide opioid overdose prevention and reversal training to the public. DOHMH already provides such trainings, but this law would codify existing trainings and ensure they occur as long as necessary to combat the City’s opioid epidemic.   Action details Not available
Int 0669-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GORequiring the municipal drug strategy advisory council to report on opioid antagonist distribution.IntroductionThis bill would require the would require the Municipal Drug Strategy Advisory Council, a council established by Local Law 48 of 2017 and comprised of health care professionals, advocates, and persons suffering from substance misuse disorder, to include in its biennial report the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs that are distributed to City agencies.   Action details Not available
Int 0717-2018 AJumaane D. Williams~coupledA and GORequiring the PD to submit to the council reports relating to opioid antagonists.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to report quarterly – to the Mayor, City Council, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – on the number of opioid antagonists the department has available, the number of officers trained to administer opioid antagonists, and the number of opioid overdose reversal drugs administered by NYPD Officers.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledState and Federal Legislation      Not available
SLR 0001-2018 *Andrew Cohen~coupledPreconsidered - GOAmending the contribution provisions applicable to certain New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) Special Plans subject to Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) Articles 14 and 15. (A.10696/ S. 8497)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0002-2018 *Andrew Cohen~coupledPreconsidered - GOGranting retroactive eligibility to apply for enhanced Tier 3 status to former New York City police officer Mark Rivera. (S.7780/ A.9943)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0003-2018 *Andrew Cohen~coupledPreconsidered - GORelating to photo speed violation monitoring systems in school speed zones in the NYC. (S.6046-C/A.7798-C)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0004-2018 *Andrew Cohen~coupledPreconsidered - GODetermination of adjusted base proportions in special assessing units which are cities for the FY 2019. (S.8941/A.11123)SLR    Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS      Video Video
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 0197-2018 *Justin L. Brannan Adopted by the Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and AddictionDOE to include drug awareness education concerning opioids in the school curriculum.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Video Video
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 0954-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORHealthAmending sex designation on birth records and the issuance of birth records.IntroductionThis legislation would allow individuals to change the sex designation on their birth record to conform to the individual’s gender identity. The application would be supported by a signed and notarized statement by the individual, attesting that the request for a change of gender to female, male, or “X” is to conform the person’s legal gender to the person’s gender identity. The term “X” means a gender that is not exclusively male or female. Currently, individuals requesting to correct the gender on their birth certificates must submit affidavits from licensed physicians or medical professionals attesting that the changed sex designation more accurately reflects the applicant’s gender identity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0955-2018 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel ~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the Department of Homeless Services to report information regarding veterans entering and exiting shelter.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to quarterly submit and publish a report on the number of veterans entering and exiting shelters as well as the average number of and length of stay of veterans in such shelters.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0956-2018 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORPublic HousingRequiring the NYPD to make crime statistics at each NYCHA operated housing development available through the department’s website, as well as making other crime information regarding such housing developments available to the city council.IntroductionThe bill would require the New York Police Department (NYPD) to report quarterly on a subset of complaints for each housing development operated by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). Additionally, the bill requires that the crime data already posted on the NYPD website by precinct and patrol borough also be posted for each housing development operated by NYCHA.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0957-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORParks and RecreationReplacement of city-owned trees that have been lawfully removed.IntroductionThis bill would limit the number of replacement trees that are required by the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to be planted, by individuals and/or entities that lawfully remove trees during construction projects in certain lower density residential districts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0958-2018 *Ruben Diaz, Sr.~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesReducing penalties for unauthorized street hails by licensed for-hire vehicle drivers.IntroductionThis bill would remove the enhanced financial penalties for unauthorized street hails in the hail exclusionary zone.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0959-2018 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingExpanding the zone around the World Trade Center in which food and general vendors are prohibited.IntroductionThis bill expands the prohibited street vending zone around the World Trade Center to include existing security points. The amendments provide a buffer to help keep security points free from crowds and other obstructions, and allow them to maintain clear sightlines. The current prohibited zone now extends to the southerly side of Barclay Street, and includes: 1) the easterly and westerly side of Greenwich Street between Liberty Street and Thames Street; 2) the easterly side of West Broadway between Barclay Street and Park Place; 3) the northerly and southerly side of Liberty Street from Trinity Place to West Street; 4) the easterly side of West Street between Liberty Street and Cedar Street; and 5) the westerly side of Trinity Place between Liberty Street and Cedar Street. Street vendors may still vend on the easterly and westerly sides of Broadway between Barclay Street and Vesey Street. Additionally, they may also vend on the easterly side of West St between Barclay St and Vesey St and on the southerly side of Barclay St between Church St and Broadway.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0001-2018 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationAmending the contribution provisions applicable to certain New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) Special Plans subject to Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) Articles 14 and 15. (A.10696/ S. 8497)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0002-2018 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationGranting retroactive eligibility to apply for enhanced Tier 3 status to former New York City police officer Mark Rivera. (S.7780/ A.9943)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0003-2018 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationRelating to photo speed violation monitoring systems in school speed zones in the NYC. (S.6046-C/A.7798-C)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0004-2018 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationDetermination of adjusted base proportions in special assessing units which are cities for the FY 2019. (S.8941/A.11123)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0960-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionAir quality monitoring at designated “heavy use” thoroughfares.IntroductionThis local law adds four definitions to Title 24 of the Administrative Code. The definitions are “heavy-use thoroughfare”, “recreational area”, “regulated air contaminant” and “at risk populations”. The bill requires the designation of heavy-use thoroughfares, the installation of street level air monitors at a minimum at two major intersections on every designated heavy use thoroughfare and at every recreational area. The bill also requires the issuance of a report to the mayor and to the speaker of the council containing the results of the air quality monitoring of designated heavy use thoroughfares and recreational areas. The report must be posted on the department’s website annually, and where the results of the air quality monitoring indicate that levels of any regulated air contaminant constitute a violation of an existing standard for that regulated air contaminant or contribute to an actual or potential danger to public health or the environment or present a health risk to at-risk populations the department of environmental protection along with the departments of transportation and education shall collaboratively identify, develop and require the implementation of corrective mitigation measures that significantly reduce or eliminate short-term and long term exposure risks.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0961-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionExtending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.IntroductionThis local law adds three definitions to Title 11 chapter 2 subchapter 2 of the Administrative Code. The definitions are “green roof”, “solar panel roof”, and “white roof”. The bill also adds installation of a “green roof’, “solar panel roof” and a white roof” as an improvement that would qualify for reextension of exemption and tax abatement pursuant to J-51.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0962-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsAllowed amount of impermeable area at zoning lots.IntroductionThis local law amends Appendix A of the Building code to limit allowed amount of impermeable area of zoning lots.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0963-2018 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring an assessment of the density of development in flood-prone areas.IntroductionThis bill would require department of city planning, in consultation with the department of buildings, the office of emergency management and the office of long-term planning and sustainability to conduct an assessment of the density of development in flood-prone areas to determine whether that density interferes with the ability of residents in those areas to safely evacuate during storms and other natural disasters.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0964-2018 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring smoke detecting devices and carbon monoxide detecting devices in certain dwellings and common areas.IntroductionThis bill would require (1) all private and multi-family homes to install smoke detecting devices on every floor; (2) all apartment buildings to provide and install smoke detecting devices in common areas; and (3) all apartment buildings required to install carbon monoxide alarms in dwelling units to install carbon monoxide alarms in common areas.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0965-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingApplications for retail dealer licenses for sale of cigarettes or tobacco products.IntroductionThis bill would allow businesses selling tobacco products, but not cigarettes, that have not previously registered for a tobacco retail dealer license 180 days to do so. In addition, the Department of Consumer Affairs would be required to notify the persons eligible to apply pursuant to this bill about the application process and deadline.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0377-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORTransportationGovernor & MTA to commit to an expeditious transition to an electric bus fleet and to use electric buses as a robust part of its replacement service during the upcoming L train shutdown.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0966-2018 *Andy L. King~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborDesignating a housing resources liaison.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of citywide administrative resources to designate one or more employees to provide information on available housing resources to municipal employees who are seeking housing within the city and to publish housing-related information and resources on their website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0967-2018 *Andy L. King~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesPanic buttons for drivers of taxicabs, street hail liveries and for-hire vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would require taxis, street hail liveries and for-hire vehicles to have panic buttons within reach of the driver to notify the Police Department when the driver is in distress.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0968-2018 *Andy L. King~SPONSORHealthHookah paraphernalia advertisements.IntroductionThe proposed bill would prohibit advertisements for hookah tobacco or related paraphernalia on the exterior and publicly visible areas of retail establishments selling such products, within a certain distance of school buildings, child daycare centers, and youth centers.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0969-2018 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingObstructions and street vendors in certain areas of downtown Flushing.IntroductionDespite recent widening, the sidewalks of downtown Flushing remain very congested. To allow greater pedestrian access and ease sidewalk congestion, this bill would prohibit obstructions and food vendors on certain streets in downtown Flushing and would prohibit general merchandise vendors within certain boundaries of downtown Flushing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0970-2018 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingBanning the use of under-fired char broilers at mobile food vending units.IntroductionThis bill prohibits the use of under-fired char broilers at mobile food vending units. Char broilers emit harmful particulate matter that contributes to air pollution in New York City and harms the health of food vendors, pedestrians, and residents.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0971-2018 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORTransportationDangerous drivingIntroductionCurrently, the only consequence for traffic violations documented by red light cameras or speed cameras is a $50 fine for each violation, regardless of the number of such violations. In order to deter dangerous driving, this bill provides that, after a motor vehicle has been documented for traffic violations by red light camera or speed camera at least five times within a 12-month period, the owner will be required to complete a traffic safety program and pay the fees for such program. If the owner fails to complete a traffic safety program, the vehicle will be subject to impoundment and will be released when the owner completes the traffic safety program and pays the program and impoundment fees.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0972-2018 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORTransportationRequiring a study of dangerous driving.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Operations, in collaboration with the NYPD, the Department of Transportation and other appropriate agencies, to conduct a study of driving behavior to determine what behaviors are associated with traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities. Within one year of the effective date of this law, the Office of Operations would be required to post a report on its website describing the conclusions of the study and its recommendations regarding dangerous driving, and, annually thereafter, report on any interventions undertaken by any agency and any increases or decreases in dangerous driving.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0973-2018 *Alan N. Maisel~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesIncreasing penalties for operating a taxicab or for-hire vehicle without a license.IntroductionThis bill would double the fines for the owner or operator of a taxicab or FHV who allows a driver without the proper TLC license to operate such a vehicle from $1,000-$2,000 to $2,000 -$4,000 and for individual operating with a proper license from $500-$1,000 to $1,000-$2,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0974-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingDisclosure in employment advertisements of mandatory arbitration and non-disparagement clauses in employment contracts.IntroductionMany employers require their employees to sign contracts that include mandatory arbitration clauses and non-disparagement clauses. This bill would require employment advertisements to disclose if the person hired will have to sign an employment contract with either an arbitration or non-disparagement clause.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0975-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDenying building permits where a residential building has an excessive number of violations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to deny a building permit when a building of fewer than 35 units has an average of at least three open, immediately hazardous or hazardous housing maintenance code violations or immediately hazardous or major construction code violations per unit, or, when a building has 35 units or more, it has an average of at least two open, immediately hazardous or hazardous housing maintenance code violations or immediately hazardous or major construction code violations per unit. The local law excludes permits sought to correct DOB or HPD violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0976-2018 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsCommunity board membership applications.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to produce a standard application for appointment or reappointment to a community board and would require the borough presidents to make such form available on their websites. The bill would also require borough presidents to report on the data provided on such application forms and to publish such information about the selection and make-up of community boards on their websites.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0977-2018 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsMandatory sanctions for submitting incorrect professionally certified applications for construction document approval.IntroductionThis bill would expand the mandatory sanctions applicable for submitting incorrect professionally certified applications for construction document approval to those whose applications within any 12-month period contained errors that resulted in a stop work order. It would also require that the Department of Buildings submit an annual report to the Council on registered design professionals who have been excluded, suspended or otherwise sanctioned by the department.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0978-2018 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORTransportationTruck route GPS study.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation to include in its truck route compliance study information about the feasibility of developing a web-based interactive mapping application that integrates the City’s truck route map with global positioning system technology.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0979-2018 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCommunity land trusts.IntroductionThis bill specifies the conditions under which the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is required to enter into a regulatory agreement with a community land trust. Additionally, this bill also clarifies that HPD may renegotiate a 99-year ground lease agreement before the expiration of such ground lease, and that the default for a regulatory agreement need not be 99 years.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0980-2018 *Donovan J. Richards~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionPhasing out the use of fuel oil grade no. 4.IntroductionThe proposed local law amends Section 24-168 (d) of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, which permits the use of No. 4 oil in buildings until 2030. The amendment mandates the gradual phase out of the use of No. 4 oil by January 1, 2025. The phase out commences with the buildings that can switch to natural gas use immediately, followed by the buildings that need to clean out their fuel tanks and finally addresses the buildings that need to excavate their fuel tanks and possibly undertake remediation before replacing them.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0981-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRegulation of short-term residential rentals.IntroductionThis bill would require online short-term (less than 30 days) rental platforms that provide booking services for a fee to provide information about those transactions to the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement including: • The address of the short term rental; • The name and address of the rental host; • The URL of the short term rental listing; • Whether the short term rental was for the entire unit or part of it; • The number of days the unit is rented; • The fees collected by the online platform for booking services; and • Information about rent collected by the booking service, where applicable. Platforms that solely list or advertise offers for short-term rentals would not be required to report on such listings. Any personal information obtained by the City must be protected to the fullest extent of all relevant state, federal and local laws including, where applicable, the state Freedom of Information Law and local laws 245/2017 and 247/2017, and maintained, stored and handled in a manner consistent with such laws. Failure to provide this information would result in a fine that is the greater of either $1,500 per listing for each reporting period in which the required information is not provided completely or accurately, or the total amount of the fees collected during the preceding year for transactions related to such listing, whichever is greater.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0982-2018 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishing an office of the waterfront.IntroductionThis bill would establish an office of the waterfront, which would be responsible for coordinating among the various city agencies that handle matters related to waterfront use, supporting the Waterfront Management Advisory Board, and implementing the New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0378-2018 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORPublic SafetyEstablishment and funding of the gun research safety fund. (A6640/S7828, A7021, and A7023/S63)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0983-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsCreating a rebuttable presumption that retaliation or discrimination has occurred if a negative employment action occurs within 180 days of a person partaking in a protected activity under the city’s human rights law.IntroductionThis bill creates a rebuttable presumption in favor of an employee involved in a proceeding alleging discrimination pursuant to the New York City Human Rights Law. A rebuttable presumption arises where an employer takes a negative employment action against an employee within 180 days of such employee partaking in a protected activity to oppose an unlawful discriminatory practice under section 8-107(7) of the Administrative Code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0379-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORHealthRecognize “Meatless Monday” in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0984-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionTransportation of sewage sludgeIntroductionThis bill would require that any person transporting sewage sludge does so in a container enclosed by solid materials that prevent the emission of noxious odors.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0985-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYPD to implement policies regarding social media.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to implement policies regarding their use of social media monitoring and online aliases.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0380-2018 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibit firearms as prizes in any game of chance. (A. 10091)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0381-2018 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORTransportationMTA to make all subway stations in hurricane evacuation zones accessible to people with disabilities.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0382-2018 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsAllow certain NYC agencies to use Design-Build contracts for construction projects. (A.8134/S.6427)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0114-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, Lavo Restaurant, 625 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20185408 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0114-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Lavo Restaurant, 625 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20185408 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0115-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, The Emmet Building, 95 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20185230 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0115-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, The Emmet Building, 95 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20185230 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0116-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Hotel Seville, 22 East 29th St, Manhattan (20185229 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0116-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Hotel Seville, 22 East 29th St, Manhattan (20185229 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0117-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Public School 109, 215 East 99th St, Manhattan (20185275 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0117-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Public School 109, 215 East 99th St, Manhattan (20185275 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0118-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Benjamin Franklin High School, 260 Pleasant Ave, Manhattan (20185274 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0118-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Benjamin Franklin High School, 260 Pleasant Ave, Manhattan (20185274 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0119-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Richard Webber Harlem Packing House, 207-215 East 119th St, Manhattan (20185273 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0119-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Richard Webber Harlem Packing House, 207-215 East 119th St, Manhattan (20185273 HKM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0120-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, Dr. Maurice T. Lewis House, 404 55th St, Brooklyn (20185231 HKK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0120-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Dr. Maurice T. Lewis House, 404 55th St, Brooklyn (20185231 HKK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0121-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting, and Maritime UsesLandmarks, The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh, 209 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn (20185276 HKK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0121-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh, 209 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn (20185276 HKK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available