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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/26/2018 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: Pastor Ann Tiemyer (Pastor Ann), Trinity Lower East Side Lutheran, 602 E. 9th Street. New York, N.Y. 10009. Motion to spread the invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Rivera.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of August 8, 2018 be adopted as printed by Council Member Cabrera.      Video Video
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Video Video
M 0100-2018 *  Preconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsSarah Carroll, Landmarks Preservation CommissionMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0101-2018 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting the Mayor's Management Report, Fiscal Year 2018.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Video Video
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0102-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Queens (C 180267 ZSQ, 180265 ZMQ and N 180266 ZRQ)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0103-2018 *Andy L. King Coupled on Call-Up VoteLandmarks, 2050 Bartow Avenue, Bronx (C 180346 PSX)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      Video Video
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Video Video
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 0723-2018 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GORequiring sight-seeing bus operators to submit operating plans to the DOT.IntroductionIn light of multiple accidents involving sight-seeing buses that occurred in recent years, this bill expands licensing requirements for sight-seeing buses. This bill requires sight-seeing bus businesses to obtain authorization from the Department of Transportation for all of their bus stops prior to applying for a sight-seeing bus license from the Department of Consumer Affairs. This would enable the Department of Transportation to monitor congestion and traffic caused by sight-seeing buses on the road.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0727-2018 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOStrengthening the licensing requirements in the sight-seeing bus industry.IntroductionIn light of multiple accidents involving sightseeing buses that occurred in recent years, this bill expands licensing requirements for sight-seeing bus companies. Sightseeing bus drivers must meet basic requirements, such as not having accumulated nine or more points on their driving record within an 18 month period, not having their licenses suspended or revoked, and not being convicted of an alcohol or drug-related offence over the past three years. Sightseeing bus companies must maintain driving records for each of their drivers and make them available for inspection by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Additionally, the company must notify the Department of Consumer Affairs if any of their drivers is involved in a motor accident or are charged with an alcohol or drug-related offence. The company must also register New York licensed drivers in the Department of Motor Vehicles License Event Notification System.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0959-2018 AMargaret S. Chin Amended and Coupled on GOExpanding 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0969-2018 APeter A. Koo Amended and Coupled on GOObstructions 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION      Not available
Int 0561-2018 AMark Treyger Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the reporting of information regarding parent-teacher association and parent association chapters in public schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to report annually regarding the total income and expenditure of Parent Associations and Parent Teacher Associations at each school in the prior school year.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0672-2018 AMark Treyger Amended and Coupled on GODOE to provide information about the department of citywide administrative services civil service examinations to students.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information about the civil service exams administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to students who will be graduating from high school in the current school year. Required information would include information about the City’s civil service process, including the application process, hiring system, and descriptions of civil service tests; the titles of upcoming exams open to high school graduates and related job descriptions; information about fees and fee waivers; and, a link to find more information online. The bill would increase student awareness of civil service exams, making potential employment information more accessible and encouraging students to pursue an alternative path to employment.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0628-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GORequiring a map of areas in the city most vulnerable to increased flooding in the future and a plan to address such flooding.IntroductionThis bill requires the city to develop and map of areas in the city most susceptible to increased flooding in the future.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0749-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GODeveloping a pilot program in southeastern Queens County to use dewatering discharge as a means of heating and cooling buildings.IntroductionThe local law requires an agency designated by the Mayor to study existing city geothermal systems and then, based upon the results of that study, to develop a pilot program, for institutionally used city-owned or subsidized buildings located in the Brooklyn-Queens aquifer to use the groundwater for heating and cooling or electricity generation prior to any discharge of the groundwater into rivers and streams or Jamaica Bay.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0750-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GOCreation of a NYC Jamaica Bay task force.IntroductionThe bill establishes a Jamaica Bay Task Force to provide recommendations to the commissioner and the speaker of the council on the cleanup of Jamaica Bay, the process by which combined sewer overflows are managed for the bay, including the long-term control plan and the effects of climate change on the bay. The task force shall be comprised of eleven members, five of whom will be appointed by the speaker of the council and six members by the mayor. The members shall include a representative from each community board in the groundwater service area as well as representative from the communities adjoin Jamaica Bay. The members shall also include experts in the field of hydrology, biology and geology.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 0537-2018 *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 0230-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Lakeview Apartments, ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0541-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 230 - Lakeview Apartments, ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0151-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Central Harlem Historic District, Manhattan (20185492 HKM [DL 507, LP-2607])Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0542-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 151 - Landmarks, Central Harlem Historic District, Manhattan (20185492 HKM [DL 507, LP-2607])Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0175-2018 *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.Landmarks, NYPD Evidence Storage, Brooklyn (C 180256 PQK)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 0184-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 638-640 Riverside Drive/TMN209G2-Article XI, Manhattan (20195013 HAM (TMN209G2))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0543-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 184 - Planning, 638-640 Riverside Drive/TMN209G2-Article XI, Manhattan (20195013 HAM (TMN209G2))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0185-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 642-644 Riverside Drive/TMN209G-Article XI, Manhattan (20195014 HAM (TMN209G))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0544-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 185 - Planning, 642-644 Riverside Drive/TMN209G-Article XI, Manhattan (20195014 HAM (TMN209G))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0192-2018 *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, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180216 ZMK)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 0193-2018 *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, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180217 ZRK)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 0194-2018 *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, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180218 ZSK)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 0199-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 57 Caton Place Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 170213 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0545-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 199 - Zoning, 57 Caton Place Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 170213 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0200-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 57 Caton Place Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 170214 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0546-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 200 - Zoning, 57 Caton Place Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 170214 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0201-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1881-1883 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180029 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0547-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 201 - Zoning, 1881-1883 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180029 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0202-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1881-1883 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180030 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0548-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 202 - Zoning, 1881-1883 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180030 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0203-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (N 170115 ZRM)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0549-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 203 - Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (N 170115 ZRM)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0204-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (C 170116 ZSM)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0550-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 204 - Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (C 170116 ZSM)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0205-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (C 170117 ZSM)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0551-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 205 - Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (C 170117 ZSM)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0206-2018 *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, 3122-3136 Victory Boulevard Rezoning, Staten Island (C 170178 ZMR)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 0207-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, O’Neill’s Rezoning, Queens (C 180138 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0552-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 207 - Zoning, O’Neill’s Rezoning, Queens (C 180138 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0217-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, HK Kitchen Corp., Bronx (20185544TCX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0553-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 217 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, HK Kitchen Corp., Bronx (20185544TCX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0100-2018 *   Sarah Carroll, Landmarks Preservation CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0554-2018 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 100 - Sarah Carroll, Landmarks Preservation CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS AND ETHICS      Not available
Int 0735-2018 ASteven Matteo Amended and Coupled on GOAdvisory opinions of the conflicts of interest board.IntroductionThis bill would require the Conflicts of Interest Board to report on, and initiate rulemakings for, Advisory Opinions that have interpretive value in construing the provisions of the conflicts of interest law, and that meet certain criteria. It also requires the inclusion of certain informative statements in future Advisory Opinions.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON YOUTH SERVICES      Not available
Int 0713-2018 AJames G. Van Bramer Amended and Coupled on GORunaway and homeless youth information posting and reporting requirements.IntroductionThis bill would require prominent signage within runaway and homeless youth (RHY) services funded by the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) indicating where to call 24 hours a day with questions, comments or complaints regarding RHY services. The signage would include where to find rules governing RHY service and participant conduct and phone numbers to access mental health resources 24 hours a day. DYCD would annually report the number of RHY questions, comments and complaints received and their general nature, such as facility conditions, lack of resources, failure to provide information required by law and treatment by RHY staff or service participants. DYCD would also indicate the status of its responses to and any RHY service changes made as a result of reported calls.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
LU 0175-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, NYPD Evidence Storage, Brooklyn (C 180256 PQK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0555-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 175 - Landmarks, NYPD Evidence Storage, Brooklyn (C 180256 PQK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0190-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 205 Park Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 170164 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0533-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 190 - Zoning, 205 Park Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 170164 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0191-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 205 Park Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 170165 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0556-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 191 - Zoning, 205 Park Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 170165 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0192-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180216 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0557-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 192 - Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180216 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0193-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180217 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0558-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 193 - Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180217 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0194-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180218 ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0559-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 194 - Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180218 ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0206-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 3122-3136 Victory Boulevard Rezoning, Staten Island (C 170178 ZMR)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0560-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 206 - Zoning, 3122-3136 Victory Boulevard Rezoning, Staten Island (C 170178 ZMR)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass 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
    ~coupledConsumer Affairs and Business Licensing      Not available
Int 0723-2018 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GORequiring sight-seeing bus operators to submit operating plans to the DOT.IntroductionIn light of multiple accidents involving sight-seeing buses that occurred in recent years, this bill expands licensing requirements for sight-seeing buses. This bill requires sight-seeing bus businesses to obtain authorization from the Department of Transportation for all of their bus stops prior to applying for a sight-seeing bus license from the Department of Consumer Affairs. This would enable the Department of Transportation to monitor congestion and traffic caused by sight-seeing buses on the road.   Action details Not available
Int 0727-2018 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.~coupledA and GOStrengthening the licensing requirements in the sight-seeing bus industry.IntroductionIn light of multiple accidents involving sightseeing buses that occurred in recent years, this bill expands licensing requirements for sight-seeing bus companies. Sightseeing bus drivers must meet basic requirements, such as not having accumulated nine or more points on their driving record within an 18 month period, not having their licenses suspended or revoked, and not being convicted of an alcohol or drug-related offence over the past three years. Sightseeing bus companies must maintain driving records for each of their drivers and make them available for inspection by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Additionally, the company must notify the Department of Consumer Affairs if any of their drivers is involved in a motor accident or are charged with an alcohol or drug-related offence. The company must also register New York licensed drivers in the Department of Motor Vehicles License Event Notification System.   Action details Not available
Int 0959-2018 AMargaret S. Chin~coupledA and GOExpanding 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.   Action details Not available
Int 0969-2018 APeter A. Koo~coupledA and GOObstructions 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.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledEducation      Not available
Int 0561-2018 AMark Treyger~coupledA and GORequiring the reporting of information regarding parent-teacher association and parent association chapters in public schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to report annually regarding the total income and expenditure of Parent Associations and Parent Teacher Associations at each school in the prior school year.   Action details Not available
Int 0672-2018 AMark Treyger~coupledA and GODOE to provide information about the department of citywide administrative services civil service examinations to students.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information about the civil service exams administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to students who will be graduating from high school in the current school year. Required information would include information about the City’s civil service process, including the application process, hiring system, and descriptions of civil service tests; the titles of upcoming exams open to high school graduates and related job descriptions; information about fees and fee waivers; and, a link to find more information online. The bill would increase student awareness of civil service exams, making potential employment information more accessible and encouraging students to pursue an alternative path to employment.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledEnvironmental Protection      Not available
Int 0628-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GORequiring a map of areas in the city most vulnerable to increased flooding in the future and a plan to address such flooding.IntroductionThis bill requires the city to develop and map of areas in the city most susceptible to increased flooding in the future.   Action details Not available
Int 0749-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GODeveloping a pilot program in southeastern Queens County to use dewatering discharge as a means of heating and cooling buildings.IntroductionThe local law requires an agency designated by the Mayor to study existing city geothermal systems and then, based upon the results of that study, to develop a pilot program, for institutionally used city-owned or subsidized buildings located in the Brooklyn-Queens aquifer to use the groundwater for heating and cooling or electricity generation prior to any discharge of the groundwater into rivers and streams or Jamaica Bay.   Action details Not available
Int 0750-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOCreation of a NYC Jamaica Bay task force.IntroductionThe bill establishes a Jamaica Bay Task Force to provide recommendations to the commissioner and the speaker of the council on the cleanup of Jamaica Bay, the process by which combined sewer overflows are managed for the bay, including the long-term control plan and the effects of climate change on the bay. The task force shall be comprised of eleven members, five of whom will be appointed by the speaker of the council and six members by the mayor. The members shall include a representative from each community board in the groundwater service area as well as representative from the communities adjoin Jamaica Bay. The members shall also include experts in the field of hydrology, biology and geology.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFinance      Not available
Res 0537-2018 *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 0541-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 230 - Lakeview Apartments, ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledLand Use      Not available
Res 0542-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 151 - Landmarks, Central Harlem Historic District, Manhattan (20185492 HKM [DL 507, LP-2607])Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0543-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 184 - Planning, 638-640 Riverside Drive/TMN209G2-Article XI, Manhattan (20195013 HAM (TMN209G2))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0544-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 185 - Planning, 642-644 Riverside Drive/TMN209G-Article XI, Manhattan (20195014 HAM (TMN209G))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0545-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 199 - Zoning, 57 Caton Place Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 170213 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0546-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 200 - Zoning, 57 Caton Place Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 170214 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0547-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 201 - Zoning, 1881-1883 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180029 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0548-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 202 - Zoning, 1881-1883 McDonald Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180030 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0549-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 203 - Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (N 170115 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0550-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 204 - Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (C 170116 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0551-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 205 - Zoning, 27 East 4th Street, Manhattan (C 170117 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0552-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 207 - Zoning, O’Neill’s Rezoning, Queens (C 180138 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0553-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 217 - Zoning, Sidewalk café, HK Kitchen Corp., Bronx (20185544TCX)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledRules, Privileges, and Elections      Not available
Res 0554-2018 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 100 - Sarah Carroll, Landmarks Preservation CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledStandards and Ethics      Not available
Int 0735-2018 ASteven Matteo~coupledA and GOAdvisory opinions of the conflicts of interest board.IntroductionThis bill would require the Conflicts of Interest Board to report on, and initiate rulemakings for, Advisory Opinions that have interpretive value in construing the provisions of the conflicts of interest law, and that meet certain criteria. It also requires the inclusion of certain informative statements in future Advisory Opinions.   Action details Not available
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Int 0713-2018 AJames G. Van Bramer~coupledA and GORunaway and homeless youth information posting and reporting requirements.IntroductionThis bill would require prominent signage within runaway and homeless youth (RHY) services funded by the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) indicating where to call 24 hours a day with questions, comments or complaints regarding RHY services. The signage would include where to find rules governing RHY service and participant conduct and phone numbers to access mental health resources 24 hours a day. DYCD would annually report the number of RHY questions, comments and complaints received and their general nature, such as facility conditions, lack of resources, failure to provide information required by law and treatment by RHY staff or service participants. DYCD would also indicate the status of its responses to and any RHY service changes made as a result of reported calls.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
Res 0555-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 175 - Landmarks, NYPD Evidence Storage, Brooklyn (C 180256 PQK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0533-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 190 - Zoning, 205 Park Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 170164 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0556-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 191 - Zoning, 205 Park Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 170165 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0557-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 192 - Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180216 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0558-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 193 - Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180217 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0559-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 194 - Zoning, 80 Flatbush Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180218 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0560-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 206 - Zoning, 3122-3136 Victory Boulevard Rezoning, Staten Island (C 170178 ZMR)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
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    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS      Video Video
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 0283-2018 *Keith Powers  Adopted by the Committee on Juvenile JusticeReview of cases involving persons convicted of a crime at the age of 16 or 17 years of age, before Raise the Age legislation went into effect.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 1114-2018 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsCreating a task force to examine the monuments, statues, public art, and historical markers on city-owned property.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to study and issue recommendations regarding monuments, statues, public art, and historical markers on city-owned property, placing special emphasis on those that have been subject to sustained negative attention or may be viewed as inconsistent with the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. The task force would be chaired by the Commissioner Cultural Affairs. The Commissioners of City Planning, Parks and Recreation, and Transportation would have seats on the task force, as well as the Executive Director of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The remaining five members of the task force would be representatives from each of the five boroughs respectively and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: history, art and antiquities, public art and public space, preservation, cultural heritage, diversity and inclusion, and education.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1115-2018 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsAgencies assisting eligible parolees with voter registration.IntroductionThis bill would require the Voter Assistance Advisory Committee to develop and distribute guidance for agencies covered by the Agency Based Voter Registration law on the voting rights of formerly incarcerated persons. It would also require such agencies, as part of their required assistance in completing voter registration forms, to, upon request by a parolee applicant, check if such applicant has had their voting rights restored.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1116-2018 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingExpanding the availability of food vendor permits, creating an office of street vendor enforcement, and establishing a street vendor advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would gradually expand the number of permits to vend food on the streets and sidewalks of New York City. A number of new permits, now referred to as supervisory licenses, would be issued in batches each year beginning in 2019 until 2028. The new supervisory licenses require at least one supervisory licensee to be present at a pushcart at all times. This new requirement will not be applied to existing permits. The bill will also increase the fees for all permits and supervisory licenses. Importantly, the bill creates a new dedicated vending law enforcement unit, which would exclusively enforce vending laws. It would focus first on those areas of the City with known vending enforcement challenges, and move to all areas as compliance improves. It would also create a street vendor advisory board, which will include vendors, brick and mortar small businesses, representatives from community groups, labor unions, property owners, and city agencies, to examine the rules for duplicative, unclear, or unnecessary provisions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1117-2018 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORHealthAvailability of lead test kits for drinking water.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require certain City agencies, when providing services for or relating to a child under seven years of age, to inform a parent or legal guardian of such child that they may obtain a free lead testing kit for drinking water from the Department of Environmental Protection, send a sample of their drinking water to a laboratory for analysis free of charge, and receive the results of such analysis within 30 days of the sample being tested.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1118-2018 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSORVeteransAdditional reporting requirements for the department of veterans’ services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) to submit an annual report to the council including specific personnel and performance indicators. Specifically, DVS would be required to report on the number of employees serving in each title within the agency as well as the services provided by each title. In addition, this report would include an accounting of the number of veterans who received services from DVS as well as how veterans and their families learned about the services provided by the agency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0537-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - 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 1119-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsNew nighttime establishments and new residential buildings that face commercial establishments to be fitted with soundproof windows and walls.IntroductionThis bill would amend the building code by establishing soundproofing requirements in certain circumstances for walls, windows, partitions, entrance and exit doors, and floor-ceiling constructions in new commercial nighttime establishments and new multiple-dwelling residential buildings.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1120-2018 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingAllowing tobacco retail dealers to change locations within their community district and maintain their retail dealer license.IntroductionThis bill would allow an additional exception to the retail dealer cap put in place by Local Law 146-2017 by allowing owners of stores with tobacco retail dealer licenses to change business locations within the same community district without forfeiting their tobacco retail dealer license. The licensee could transfer the license to a new location only within the original community district, would have to stop selling tobacco products at the original location and would have to notify the Commissioner of Consumer Affairs 30 days before selling or offering tobacco products at the new location.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1121-2018 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORTransportationSuspending alternate side of the street parking when there is at least four inches of snow.IntroductionThis bill would require that alternate side parking is suspended during any snowfall with at least four inches of accumulation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1122-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring the commissioner of sanitation to report on sidewalk obstruction enforcement.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Sanitation to report to the Council and to the Mayor quarterly on its efforts to enforce against obstructed sidewalks.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1123-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsBuilding permit classifications and certificate of occupancy requirements.IntroductionThis bill would add definitions for the different types of building permits issued by the Department of Buildings. It would also require a new or amended certificate of occupancy when the cost of the alteration of the building exceeds $125,000.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1124-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsOrders to secure, seal and closeIntroductionThis bill requires the Department of Buildings commissioner to commence proceedings to seal, secure and close a property where $25,000 or more in unpaid fines is owed to the city with respect to the property.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1125-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsReporting of foreclosing residential properties to council members.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to report foreclosure data collected under § 27-2109.1 of the Administrative Code to each Council Member, as relevant to their specific districts.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1126-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsCreating an interagency task force on illegal conversions and occupancies.IntroductionThis bill would create a permanent interagency illegal conversions and occupancies task force. The task force would report annually on the issue of illegal housing conversions and provide recommendations for related policy changes. The task force would be composed of members from multiple city agencies with functions related to illegal housing arrangements and representatives of the Council, and would hold hearings across the boroughs to assist in the creation of its reports.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1127-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsExpediting permitsIntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to expedite work permits where additional permits are required by DOB to proceed with ongoing work, and would also require DOB to expedite amendments to permit applications.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1128-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsFences at stalled construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require that the green wooden fences at construction sites where work has been stalled for over two year be replaced with chain link fences.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0538-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSOREconomic DevelopmentEDC to expand NYC Ferry service to LaGuardia Airport.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0539-2018 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSOREducationDOE to amend its 2017 Citywide Behavioral Expectations to Support Student Learning policy.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1129-2018 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORPublic SafetyProvision of information to federal immigration authorities regarding individuals included in the gang database.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the NYPD from providing information about whether any individual is included in the NYPD’s gang database to immigration authorities, or to any other person or federal agency if the information is likely to be used for immigration enforcement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1130-2018 *Rory I. Lancman~SPONSORTransportationProhibiting certain commercial establishments from parking vehicles on city streets.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit commercial establishments from parking vehicles on city streets as part of their business. This would include auto body shops, mechanics, car rental businesses, and gas stations, who use street parking for the purpose of dropping-off, picking-up, inspecting, storing, repairing, servicing or displaying a vehicle for sale, lease or rent. The fine for such violation would be between $250 and $400 per day.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0540-2018 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)~SPONSOREducationNYS Education Dept to require, implement and enforce more extensive training and tracking of the training of school bus drivers and attendants who transport students with disabilities.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1131-2018 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORSmall BusinessAppointment of members to the Waterfront Management Advisory Board.IntroductionThis bill would change the language concerning appointed members of the Waterfront Management Advisory Board to allow individuals who hold public office, such as community board positions, to serve on the Waterfront Management Advisory Board. This bill would not change the restriction on appointment of public employees.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1132-2018 *Deborah L. Rose~SPONSORTransportationRequiring the installation of reflective material on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install reflective material—defined as material that is capable of reflecting light and that is in compliance with the manual on uniform traffic control devices and the New York supplement to the manual on uniform traffic control devices—on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts. DOT would be required to annually install the material on at least 250 bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts in each borough.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1133-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORTechnologyCreation of a database to track violations from issuance to resolution.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) to create a public online searchable database through which all agencies that issue notices of violation returnable to the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (“OATH”) Hearings Division and through which the Department of Housing Preservation and Development must report on violations from issuance of notice to resolution. The bill would also require DoITT to provide quarterly updates to the Speaker on the completion of the database and require agencies to report to DoITT and the Speaker on the information they are unable to make available in the database.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1134-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORHealthCreation of a substance abuse assistance mobile application.IntroductionThis bill would create a substance abuse assistance mobile application that provides information about available drug and alcohol use services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1135-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORTransportationRequiring the use of accessible pedestrian signals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to utilize accessible pedestrian signals at all corners of any intersection at which it replaces or installs pedestrian signals.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1136-2018 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYPD to issue public reports on the department’s use of body-worn cameras.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to submit quarterly public reports on information regarding the use of body-worn cameras. Additionally, the department would be required to annually publish information on each incident requiring an officer to engage body-worn cameras in accordance to Department policy.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0230-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceLakeview Apartments, ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0231-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Siting and Maritime UsesLandmarks, 2050 Bartow Avenue Animal Shelter, Bronx (C 180346 PSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0231-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 2050 Bartow Avenue Animal Shelter, Bronx (C 180346 PSX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0232-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, Park and Elton, Bronx (20195065 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0232-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Park and Elton, Bronx (20195065 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0233-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, Hopkinson/Park Place, Brooklyn (20195067 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0233-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, Hopkinson/Park Place, Brooklyn (20195067 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0234-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions, and ConcessionsPlanning, 21 Arden Street, Manhattan (20195066 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0234-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 21 Arden Street, Manhattan (20195066 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0235-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Queens (C 180265 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0235-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Queens (C 180265 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0236-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Queens (N 180266 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0236-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Queens (N 180266 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0237-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Queens (C 180267 ZSQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0237-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 69-02 Queens Boulevard, Queens (C 180267 ZSQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available