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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/18/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Video Video
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Rev. Dr. Demetrius S. Carolina, Sr. Senior Pastor at First Central Baptist Church, 117 Wright Street, Staten Island, New York 10011. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Rose.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of May 23, 2018 be adopted as printed by Council Member Adams.      Video Video
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Video Video
M 0077-2018 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsDr. Mitchell Katz, Board of HealthMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Video Video
M 0078-2018 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSateesh Nori, NYC Council's Charter Revision CommissionCommunication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0079-2018 *Corey D. Johnson Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café (Calle Dao Chelsea), 461 West 23rd Street, Manhattan (20185483 TCM)Land Use Call-Up    Action details Not available
M 0080-2018 *Margaret S. Chin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café (Two Hands), 251 Church Street, Manhattan (20185461 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0081-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café (Whai Oyster Arka Wahizza), 4486-4488 Broadway, Manhattan (20185391 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0082-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café (Grito Mexican Grill), 1555 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan (20185446 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
          Pass 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 AGING      Not available
Int 0399-2018 BPaul A. Vallone Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the department for the aging to report on senior centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of the Aging to report annually on participant attendance, services, budgets, costs, and rates of utilization at senior centers.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0411-2018 AMargaret S. Chin Amended and Coupled on GOInspections for social adult day cares and senior centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to ensure that all senior centers and social adult day cares (SADCs) that are food service establishments under Article 81 of the New York City Health Code are inspected on an annual basis. The bill would further require DOHMH to submit an annual report to the mayor and the speaker of the council regarding the department’s activities with respect to these inspections, including a list of all senior centers and SADCs inspected (disaggregated by council district), as well as additional information. The bill would also require the Department for the Aging to provide DOHMH with a list of all senior centers and SADCs in the city on an annual basis and to update DOHMH monthly with any changes to that list.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 0510-2018 BRory I. Lancman Amended and Coupled on GODisclosure of premium or compensation charged by bail bond agents.IntroductionThis bill would set up a complaint mechanism at the Department of Consumer Affairs for consumers of bail bond services to report violations of the maximum allowed bail bond premiums set by the New York Insurance Law. It would also require the Department to refer those violations to the Police Department for enforcement.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0724-2018 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GORequiring that bail bond agents make certain disclosures.IntroductionThis bill would provide to consumers of bail bond businesses and bail bond referral businesses information regarding their rights and basic information about the businesses themselves. Many bail bond businesses engage in unscrupulous business practices, and this bill would arm consumers with information, in multiple languages, so that they can avoid being taken advantage of.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE      Not available
Int 0741-2018 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOProvision of telephone services to individuals in custody in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the city to provide free domestic telephone service to individuals within the custody of the department of corrections, and prevent the city from collecting any revenue for providing telephone service.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0779-2018 ADonovan J. Richards Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the DOC to report on use by department staff of any device capable of administering an electric shock.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Correction to issue quarterly reports on the use by Department staff of any device capable of administering an electric shock.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 0457-2018 *Daniel Dromm  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
LU 0162-2018 *Daniel Dromm   The Astra, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0460-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 162 - The Astra, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0163-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Breaking Ground - 90 Sands Street, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0461-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 163 - Breaking Ground - 90 Sands Street, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 0981-2018 ACarlina Rivera  Amended and Coupled on GORegulation 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1021-2018 *Inez D. Barron Preconsidered - Coupled on GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 737 Sheffield Avenue, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 737 Sheffield Avenue, also known as Block 4322, Lot 53, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1022-2018 *Inez D. Barron Preconsidered - Coupled on GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 721 Van Siclen Avenue, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 721 Van Siclen Avenue, also known as Block 4329, Lot 1, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1025-2018 *Fernando Cabrera  Preconsidered - Coupled on GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 2015 Grand Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 2015 Grand Avenue, also known as Block 2869, Lot 143, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1033-2018 *Mathieu Eugene Preconsidered - Coupled on GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 413 East 23 Street, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 413 East 23 Street, also known as Block 5209, Lot 38, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1034-2018 *Vanessa L. Gibson Preconsidered - Coupled on GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 1103 Franklin Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 1103 Franklin Avenue, also known as Block 2608, Lot 22, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1039-2018 *Andy L. King Preconsidered - Coupled on GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 3732 Laconia Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 3732 Laconia Avenue, also known as Block 4711, Lot 16, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1040-2018 *Andy L. King Preconsidered - Coupled on GODisapproval of a determination by the HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 1314 Oakley Street, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 1314 Oakley Street, also known as Block 4711, Lot 28, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0143-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Papasito - 223 Dyckman St, Manhattan (20185405 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0462-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 143 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, Papasito - 223 Dyckman St, Manhattan (20185405 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0154-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Coney Island Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn (20185414 HIK [DL 506, LP-2583])Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0463-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 154 - Landmarks, Coney Island Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn (20185414 HIK [DL 506, LP-2583])Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0158-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, NHP-Hope Homes Cluster Amendment, Manhattan (20185530 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0464-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 158 - Planning, NHP-Hope Homes Cluster Amendment, Manhattan (20185530 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0159-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 490 East 181st Street, Bronx (20185531 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0465-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 159 - Planning, 490 East 181st Street, Bronx (20185531 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0160-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 1103 Franklin Avenue, Bronx (20185532 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0466-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 160 - Planning, 1103 Franklin Avenue, Bronx (20185532 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0161-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Small Homes Rehab-NYCHA (SQVH Cluster II), Queens (20185533 HAQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0467-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 161 - Planning, Small Homes Rehab-NYCHA (SQVH Cluster II), Queens (20185533 HAQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0168-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Friendset Apartments, Brooklyn (20185538 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0468-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 168 - Planning, Friendset Apartments, Brooklyn (20185538 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 0157-2018 CAntonio Reynoso Amended and Coupled on GOReducing permitted capacity at putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste transfer stations in overburdened districts.IntroductionThe bill would reduce permitted capacity at putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste transfer stations in certain overburdened community districts in New York City.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
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    ~coupledAGING      Not available
Int 0399-2018 BPaul A. Vallone~coupledA and GORequiring the department for the aging to report on senior centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of the Aging to report annually on participant attendance, services, budgets, costs, and rates of utilization at senior centers.   Action details Not available
Int 0411-2018 AMargaret S. Chin~coupledA and GOInspections for social adult day cares and senior centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to ensure that all senior centers and social adult day cares (SADCs) that are food service establishments under Article 81 of the New York City Health Code are inspected on an annual basis. The bill would further require DOHMH to submit an annual report to the mayor and the speaker of the council regarding the department’s activities with respect to these inspections, including a list of all senior centers and SADCs inspected (disaggregated by council district), as well as additional information. The bill would also require the Department for the Aging to provide DOHMH with a list of all senior centers and SADCs in the city on an annual basis and to update DOHMH monthly with any changes to that list.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledCONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 0510-2018 BRory I. Lancman~coupledA and GODisclosure of premium or compensation charged by bail bond agents.IntroductionThis bill would set up a complaint mechanism at the Department of Consumer Affairs for consumers of bail bond services to report violations of the maximum allowed bail bond premiums set by the New York Insurance Law. It would also require the Department to refer those violations to the Police Department for enforcement.   Action details Not available
Int 0724-2018 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GORequiring that bail bond agents make certain disclosures.IntroductionThis bill would provide to consumers of bail bond businesses and bail bond referral businesses information regarding their rights and basic information about the businesses themselves. Many bail bond businesses engage in unscrupulous business practices, and this bill would arm consumers with information, in multiple languages, so that they can avoid being taken advantage of.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledCRIMINAL JUSTICE      Not available
Int 0741-2018 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOProvision of telephone services to individuals in custody in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the city to provide free domestic telephone service to individuals within the custody of the department of corrections, and prevent the city from collecting any revenue for providing telephone service.   Action details Not available
Int 0779-2018 ADonovan J. Richards~coupledA and GORequiring the DOC to report on use by department staff of any device capable of administering an electric shock.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Correction to issue quarterly reports on the use by Department staff of any device capable of administering an electric shock.   Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
Res 0457-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~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 0460-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 162 - The Astra, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0461-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 163 - Breaking Ground - 90 Sands Street, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
Int 0981-2018 ACarlina Rivera ~coupledA and GORegulation 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.   Action details Not available
Int 1021-2018 *Inez D. Barron~coupledPreconsidered - GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 737 Sheffield Avenue, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 737 Sheffield Avenue, also known as Block 4322, Lot 53, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.   Action details Not available
Int 1022-2018 *Inez D. Barron~coupledPreconsidered - GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 721 Van Siclen Avenue, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 721 Van Siclen Avenue, also known as Block 4329, Lot 1, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.   Action details Not available
Int 1025-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~coupledPreconsidered - GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 2015 Grand Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 2015 Grand Avenue, also known as Block 2869, Lot 143, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.   Action details Not available
Int 1033-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~coupledPreconsidered - GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 413 East 23 Street, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 413 East 23 Street, also known as Block 5209, Lot 38, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.   Action details Not available
Int 1034-2018 *Vanessa L. Gibson~coupledPreconsidered - GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 1103 Franklin Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 1103 Franklin Avenue, also known as Block 2608, Lot 22, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.   Action details Not available
Int 1039-2018 *Andy L. King~coupledPreconsidered - GODisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 3732 Laconia Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 3732 Laconia Avenue, also known as Block 4711, Lot 16, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.   Action details Not available
Int 1040-2018 *Andy L. King~coupledPreconsidered - GODisapproval of a determination by the HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 1314 Oakley Street, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 1314 Oakley Street, also known as Block 4711, Lot 28, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0462-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 143 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, Papasito - 223 Dyckman St, Manhattan (20185405 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0463-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 154 - Landmarks, Coney Island Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn (20185414 HIK [DL 506, LP-2583])Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0464-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 158 - Planning, NHP-Hope Homes Cluster Amendment, Manhattan (20185530 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0465-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 159 - Planning, 490 East 181st Street, Bronx (20185531 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0466-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 160 - Planning, 1103 Franklin Avenue, Bronx (20185532 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0467-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 161 - Planning, Small Homes Rehab-NYCHA (SQVH Cluster II), Queens (20185533 HAQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0468-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 168 - Planning, Friendset Apartments, Brooklyn (20185538 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupled       Not available
Int 0157-2018 CAntonio Reynoso~coupledA and GOReducing permitted capacity at putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste transfer stations in overburdened districts.IntroductionThe bill would reduce permitted capacity at putrescible and non-putrescible solid waste transfer stations in certain overburdened community districts in New York City.   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      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 0459-2018 *Carlina Rivera  Preconsidered - Adopted by the Committee on ImmigrationKeep Families Together Act (S. 3036)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 1020-2018 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel ~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the Dept of Homeless Services and the Human Resources Administration to track and report certain data regarding rental assistance programs.IntroductionThis bill would require that Department of Homeless Services and the Human Resources Administration track and report certain data regarding rental assistance programs, including outcomes of the Family Homelessness & Eviction Prevention Supplement (FHEPS) and any future rental assistance program created for New York City residents.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1021-2018 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsDisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 737 Sheffield Avenue, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 737 Sheffield Avenue, also known as Block 4322, Lot 53, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1022-2018 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsDisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 721 Van Siclen Avenue, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 721 Van Siclen Avenue, also known as Block 4329, Lot 1, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1023-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingRequiring signage at cashless retail establishments.IntroductionThis bill requires retail establishments that do not accept payment in cash from customers to clearly post signage informing customers of their cashless policy at all customer entrances, or where there are no such entrances, in the area approaching or adjacent to the cashier or payment kiosk.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1024-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProvision of portable self-contained tabletop appliances.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of dwelling units to provide hot plates to tenants where the gas stove is inoperable due to an outage.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1025-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsDisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 2015 Grand Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 2015 Grand Avenue, also known as Block 2869, Lot 143, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1026-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPublic SafetyNYPD to report noise complaints on a quarterly basis.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to submit to the Council a report of the total number of 311 noise complaints received each quarter, disaggregated by precinct. The Police Department would also be required to submit to the Council a report of each individual 311 noise complaint received each quarter, disaggregated by precinct and zip code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1027-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationNoise, air quality and parking availability at street construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require construction done under a Department of Transportation permit to meet three requirements. First, metal plating and decking laid over excavation sites would have to be secured to reduce noise from car traffic. Second, dust and debris would need to be removed, moistened, covered or otherwise secured at the end of the work day to avoid its dispersion into the air. Third, public parking spots that are restricted because of construction activity would have to be released at the end of the work day.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1028-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationOnline access to video of alleged red light camera and speed camera violations.IntroductionThis local law would require the Transportation Commissioner, in consultation with the Finance Commissioner, to establish secure websites that allow the owner of a vehicle who has received a notice of liability for a speed or red light camera violation to view video of the alleged violation. Additionally, the notice of liability for such violations would be required to include the address of the website and a unique identifier that permits the vehicle owner to access the website to view the video.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1029-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationProhibiting the sale and purchase of gasoline by certain persons.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the sale of gasoline and other petroleum products to any person who operates a motorized scooter or unregistered motor vehicle. This bill would also prohibit a person who operates a motorized scooter or unregistered motor vehicle from purchasing gasoline or other petroleum products.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0455-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSOREducationDOE to use electronic ID systems that would determine criminal background of school visitors.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0456-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationRequire motor vehicle and motor cycle tires and rims to bear a permanent serial number. (A.2747)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1030-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORHealthGluten and food service establishments.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require inspections of food service establishments conducted by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to include an assessment of whether such establishments are complying with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and guidance regarding gluten-free labeling. The bill would also require that instruction and testing on gluten be part of any food protection course provided by DOHMH.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0457-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsiderd - 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
Int 1031-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionPosting information regarding green roofs on the website of the office of alternative energy.IntroductionThis bill would require the office of alternative energy to post and maintain links on its website to information regarding the installation of green roofs and other resources and materials regarding green roofs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1032-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs, solar panels or small wind turbines.IntroductionThis bill would require that the rooftops of buildings or structures in occupancy groups B, I-4, M, or S-2, as defined in section BC 302 of the New York city building code, be covered in plants (known as “green roofs”), solar panels, small wind turbines or a combination of all three. This legislation promotes energy efficient building practices, as green roofs filter pollutants and add agricultural space, solar roofs encourage renewable energy generation and reduce air pollution and small wind turbines generate heat and electric power in an environmentally conscious manner.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1033-2018 *Mathieu Eugene~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsDisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 413 East 23 Street, Brooklyn.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 413 East 23 Street, also known as Block 5209, Lot 38, in the borough of Brooklyn to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1034-2018 *Vanessa L. Gibson~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsDisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 1103 Franklin Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 1103 Franklin Avenue, also known as Block 2608, Lot 22, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1035-2018 *Vanessa L. Gibson~SPONSORPublic SafetyReporting on the use of large donations received by the NYPD.IntroductionThis bill would require an annual report on the donations for all donors who, in aggregate, donate more than $1 million dollars in value to the New York Police Department within a year. It would also require information on programs or projects to which the New York Police Department applied those donations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1036-2018 *Barry S. Grodenchik~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDirectional signs in residential buildings.IntroductionThe proposed local law would require owners of all new and existing residential buildings 40 feet or more in height, even if such buildings only require one exit or exit access, to install directional exit signs indicating the path of egress travel when such path is not immediately visible. Building owners must install such signs no later than December 31, 2018.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1037-2018 *Barry S. Grodenchik~SPONSORParks and RecreationNotice for the removal of trees.IntroductionThis bill would require any City agency or entity contracted with a City agency that is engaging in a project that will result in the removal of 5 or more trees to provide 60 days advance notice of the planned removal to the local Community Board and Council Member.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1038-2018 *Barry S. Grodenchik~SPONSORFinanceAmending the requirement that a statement of income and expense certified by a certified public accountant be provided in order for an income-producing property to be granted a reduction in real property assessment by the tax commission.IntroductionThis local law would increase the threshold for when an income-producing property is required to provide a certified statement of income and expense in order to receive an assessment reduction by the Tax Commission from an assessed value of $1 million to an assessed value of $5 million. The local law would also index the threshold to inflation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1039-2018 *Andy L. King~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsDisapproval of a determination by HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 3732 Laconia Avenue, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 3732 Laconia Avenue, also known as Block 4711, Lot 16, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1040-2018 *Andy L. King~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsDisapproval of a determination by the HPD to approve the transfer of the property located at 1314 Oakley Street, Bronx.IntroductionThis bill would disprove the transfer of the property located at 1314 Oakley Street, also known as Block 4711, Lot 28, in the borough of Bronx to a third party through the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Third Party Transfer program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1041-2018 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsAllowing residential condominiums to consolidate required energy efficiency reports.IntroductionThis legislation would allow residential condominiums with multiple covered buildings on different tax block numbers to file required energy efficiency reports into one report.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0458-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsSenate to oppose the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, to the United States Supreme Court.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1042-2018 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORHealthDistributing excess automated external defibrillators from youth baseball and softball to other sports.IntroductionThis bill would permit the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the Department of Parks and Recreation to distribute any extra automated external defibrillators, also known as AEDs, they have after they fulfill their obligation to provide AEDs to youth baseball and softball leagues.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1043-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequiring the dept of environmental protection to measure construction-related sound levels inside dwelling units upon request.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), upon the request of an owner, lessor or occupant of a dwelling unit within a building located within a half-mile radius of a construction site, to measure sound levels within such units in relation to certain DEP inspections.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1044-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesCurtailing solicitation of passengers by certain for-hire vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit any person from advertising or holding oneself out as being affiliated with a base station or dispatch service provider (“DSP”) unless: (1) such person holds a valid Taxi and Limousine Commission (“TLC”) universal driver’s license; (2) such person operates a TLC-licensed for-hire vehicle (“FHV”); and (3) the base station or DSP is authorized to dispatch the FHV. This bill also prohibits any person who operates a FHV from soliciting or accepting a passenger who has engaged a FHV on the basis of telephone contract or prearrangement, unless a base station or DSP has dispatched such person’s FHV to pick up such passenger and such prearrangement is evidenced by records. Civil penalties for violations of both prohibitions are provided. Further, the bill modifies the two-year period for moving to vacate a default decision by OATH. The bill also clarifies and strengthens provisions related to illegally operating non-TLC licensed vehicles for hire.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1045-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsOwner’s right of access.IntroductionThis bill adds notice requirements with respect to an owner’s right of access. Specifically, this bill requires an owner to provide a tenant with written notice before entering such tenant’s dwelling unit for inspections or repairs or improvements. The bill requires notice to be delivered by personal delivery and email, if the tenant has provided the owner with an email address, at least 72 hours before making an inspection and 14 calendar days before making repairs or improvements or doing other work within the dwelling unit. The notice period is waived if the tenant gives consent that the owner may enter the dwelling unit at an earlier time or if the repair, improvement or work is being done at the request of the tenant. The bill also prescribes the content of the notice. The notice must be dated and include the date and the time that the owner wishes to enter the dwelling unit, a contact phone number for the owner, the name of the person delivering the notice, a statement of the reason for entering the dwelling unit, and a statement that the tenant can waive the notice period. The bill requires such notice to be in English and Spanish, and another language if the tenant cannot meaningfully communicate in either English or Spanish.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1046-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsConstruction documents for properties under consideration for landmark or historic district designation.IntroductionThis bill would restrict the Department of Buildings (DOB) from approving alteration and demolition permits for buildings calendared by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) for possible landmark designation until either LPC has notified DOB that it does not plan to issue such a designation, or 40 days have elapsed since DOB notified LPC of the application.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1047-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSORVeteransRequiring the dept of veterans' services to provide veterans with outreach and education on issues related to higher education.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services to provide outreach and education to veterans about issues related to higher education, including government programs and other resources available to veterans, how to minimize student debt, student loan repayment options, the risks of for-profit or fraudulent colleges and trade schools and how to identify them, and lower-cost alternatives to for-profit higher education. The Department would make the educational materials available on its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1048-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring landlords of housing accommodations controlled, subsidized or both by the HPD to report rental payment data to consumer reporting agencies upon tenant request.IntroductionThis bill would require that at the time of a lease signing in relation to a housing accommodation controlled, subsidized or both by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the landlord must offer the tenant the option to have the landlord report future rental payment data to nationwide consumer reporting agencies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1049-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORSmall BusinessRequiring the dept of small business services to assess the state of storefront businesses.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to complete an assessment of the state of storefront businesses in every community district in the City at least once every five years. These assessments would analyze a community district’s storefront business environment, such as the number and types of stores, vacancies, and opportunities for increase retail diversity. At least every five year, each assessment would be aggregated into a Citywide storefront business assessment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0459-2018 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - ImmigrationKeep Families Together Act (S. 3036)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1050-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring a broadband readiness survey for certain new construction.IntroductionThis local law would require an agency designated by the mayor to create and implement a broadband readiness survey for new residential buildings of 6 or more units or a new commercial building. The Department of Buildings may not issue a permit for applicants of such buildings until it certifies the applicant’s completion of the broadband readiness survey.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1051-2018 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingProhibiting street vendors within 20 feet of a firehouse.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit street vendors from vending within 20 feet of any entrance or exit to a firehouse, or within 20 feet of the firehouse’s garage or driveway. This will prevent crowds from accumulating and obstructing firefighters and firetrucks during an emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0162-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsiderd - FinanceThe Astra, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0163-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsiderd - FinanceBreaking Ground - 90 Sands Street, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0164-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsiderd - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1601 DeKalb Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180148 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0164-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1601 DeKalb Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180148 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0165-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsiderd - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1601 DeKalb Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180149 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0165-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1601 DeKalb Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180149 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0166-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsiderd - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 40-31 82nd Street Rezoning, Queens (C 180098 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0166-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 40-31 82nd Street Rezoning, Queens (C 180098 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0167-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsiderd - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 40-31 82nd Street Rezoning, Queens (N 180099 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0167-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 40-31 82nd Street Rezoning, Queens (N 180099 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0168-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsiderd - Planning, Dispositions and ConcessionsPlanning, Friendset Apartments, Brooklyn (20185538 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0168-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Friendset Apartments, Brooklyn (20185538 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0169-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, Calle Dao Chelsea - 461 West 23rd Street, Manhattan (20185483 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0169-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Calle Dao Chelsea - 461 West 23rd Street, Manhattan (20185483 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0170-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, Two Hands - 251 Church Street, Manhattan (20185461 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0170-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Two Hands - 251 Church Street, Manhattan (20185461 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0171-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, Whai Oyster Arka Wahizza - 4486-4488 Broadway, Manhattan (20185391 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0171-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Whai Oyster Arka Wahizza - 4486-4488 Broadway, Manhattan (20185391 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0172-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, Grito Mexican Grill - 1555 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan (20185446 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0172-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Grito Mexican Grill - 1555 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan (20185446 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available