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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/14/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Pastor Bishop Earl W. McKay from the Church of God of Prophecy, located at 85 East 165th Street Bronx, New York 10452. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Gibson.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - None      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0114-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180486 PCK, C 180488 ZSK, 180490 ZSK, C 180485 HAK, C 180487 ZRK, and C 180489 ZMK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0115-2018 *Ben Kallos Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 300 East 86th Street, Manhattan (20195184 TCM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0116-2018 *Keith Powers  Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Sidewalk café, 1022 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20195183 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 FINANCE      Not available
Int 1144-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Coupled on GOAuthorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in 14 BIDs.IntroductionThis bill would authorize 14 existing business improvement districts (“BIDs”) throughout the City to increase the amount they expend annually.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0612-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOAmending and restating the resolution computing and certifying base percentage, current percentage and current base proportion of each class of real property for fiscal 2019 to the state board of real property tax services.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0613-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOAmending and restating the resolution computing and certifying adjusted base proportion of each class of real property for fiscal 2019 to the state board of real property tax services.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0614-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOAmending and restating the resolution to provide the amounts necessary for the support of the government of the city of NY and the counties therein and for the payment of indebtedness thereof, for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2018 and ending on JuResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0615-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOEstablishment of the Throggs Neck BID.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0616-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOHudson Square BID and an extension of the Hudson Square BID boundaries.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOR-HIRE VEHICLES      Not available
Int 0304-2018 AYdanis A. Rodriguez Amended and Coupled on GOCreate a task force to study the sale prices of taxicab medallions.IntroductionThe bill would establish a task force to study the sale prices of taxicab medallions. The task force would review sale prices of taxicab medallions and their impact on the City’s budget, then recommend changes to laws, rules, regulations, and policies related to medallions. The task force’s recommendations would be due to the Mayor and Council within six months.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1062-2018 ABarry S. Grodenchik Amended and Coupled on GORisk of loss on payments for trips dispatched by high-volume for-hire services.IntroductionThis bill would require drivers for high-volume for-hire services to be paid the full amount for a trip regardless of whether the payment transaction fails, unless the driver’s account is associated with fraudulent activity. The bill would impose a civil penalty of not less than $250 and up to $500 for each violation.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1068-2018 AStephen T. Levin Amended and Coupled on GOFinancial education for persons considering purchases or leases of for-hire vehicles or taxicab licenses.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to engage in financial education and outreach for taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers concerning financial arrangements relating to taxi medallions and for-hire vehicles.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1079-2018 ADonovan J. Richards Amended and Coupled on GOCreating an office of inclusion within the NYC taxi and limousine commission.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Inclusion within the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. The Office would be responsible for promoting diversity, inclusion and cultural sensitivity in the taxi and for-hire vehicle industries, and for raising awareness about issues surrounding service refusal.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1081-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GODriver assistance centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (“TLC”) to provide TLC-licensed drivers assistance including financial counseling, mental health counseling and referrals to non-profit organizations for additional assistance.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1096-2018 ARuben Diaz, Sr. Amended and Coupled on GODeductions from certain for-hire driver earnings.IntroductionThis bill would require applicants for a license to provide high-volume for-hire service in the City to affirm that the applicant will not make automatic deductions from driver earnings to make payments for the rental, lease or purchase of a for-hire vehicle, unless the automatic deduction is optional and has been chosen by the driver.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0231-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 2050 Bartow Avenue Animal Shelter, Bronx (C 180346 PSX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0623-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 231 - Landmarks, 2050 Bartow Avenue Animal Shelter, Bronx (C 180346 PSX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0241-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (C 180390 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0624-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 241 - Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (C 180390 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0242-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (C 180391 PQX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0625-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 242 - Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (C 180391 PQX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0243-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (20195160 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0626-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 243 - Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (20195160 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0250-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, St. Michael’s Cemetery Land Acquisition, Queens (20195149 CCQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0627-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 250 - Zoning, St. Michael’s Cemetery Land Acquisition, Queens (20195149 CCQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0251-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, St. Michael’s Park Rezoning, Queens (C 180174 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0628-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 251 - Zoning, St. Michael’s Park Rezoning, Queens (C 180174 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0252-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, St. Michael’s Park Demapping, Queens (C 180175 MMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0629-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 252 - Zoning, St. Michael’s Park Demapping, Queens (C 180175 MMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0253-2018 *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, Hebrew Home, Bronx (C 180321 ZSX)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 0254-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2nd Amendment To Coney Island Amusement Park Special Process Agreement, Brooklyn (20195153 RSY)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0630-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 254 - Zoning, 2nd Amendment To Coney Island Amusement Park Special Process Agreement, Brooklyn (20195153 RSY)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY      Not available
Int 1137-2018 AAdrienne E. Adams Amended and Coupled on GOCreation of an office of data analytics.IntroductionThis bill would codify into the Charter the mayor’s office of data analytics (MODA). The office uses analytics tools to prioritize risk more strategically, deliver services more efficiently, enforce laws more effectively and increase transparency.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS      Not available
Int 0391-2018 AEric A. Ulrich Amended and Coupled on GOBenefits counseling services for veterans.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services to provide counseling services, including advice, evaluation, and information to veterans seeking assistance with federal, state, and city benefits that they may be entitled to based on their military service. Services would be provided by trained staff and would be available, at a minimum, in at least one location in each of the five boroughs, including at each veterans resource center.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0394-2018 AEric A. Ulrich Amended and Coupled on GOCreating veterans resource centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) to establish at least one Veterans Resource Center in each borough by June 1, 2019. Each center is required to be located in an area easily accessible and in close proximity to public transportation. DVS is also required to provide each borough with a minimum of 20 hours of service per week, including a minimum of 10 hours at each Veterans Resource Center. The Centers would provide veterans with free, current information on the matters described above, as well as housing, public and private social services, and financial assistance and tax exemptions available to veterans. The Centers would also be staffed with a benefits counselor and make available a veterans resource guide. The commissioner of DVS will commence outreach and education efforts to inform veterans about these Centers. Additionally, DVS would be required, beginning January 1, 2020 and every six months thereafter, to submit a report to the Mayor and Council Speaker on the number of veterans utilizing each center, the services offered by each center, those services and/or information most frequently requested by veterans at each center, the number of full and part-time staff working at each center, the amount of funding allocated to each center, and the feedback received by each center with a general description of such feedback.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0396-2018 AEric A. Ulrich Amended and Coupled on GOCreation of a veterans resource guide.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) to maintain and regularly update a resource guide for veterans. This guide would be available on the DVS website and in written format, if requested. The guide would contain information about eligibility and the process of applying for federal, state, and city veterans’ benefits, special rights accorded to veterans under the law, health programs and services, legal and housing services, small business support, educational and employment opportunities, and other available resources for veterans.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON YOUTH SERVICES      Not available
Int 0376-2018 BRitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GOEducational outreach and materials on bullying prevention, awareness and resources.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to conduct outreach informing as many youth as practicable about the availability of bullying awareness and prevention resources, including those that provide counseling, mental health resources, mobile texting or internet chat functionality and referrals. Outreach would include disseminating resource materials through existing DYCD programs and posting information on DYCD’s website and on any other agency websites as determined by the mayor. The proposed bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute to students information regarding any existing online portal operated by DOE through which students or their parents may report bullying, harassment, intimidation or discrimination. DYCD would also provide information regarding DOE’s portal to youth participating in its programs.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 0253-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Zoning, Hebrew Home, Bronx (C 180321 ZSX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0631-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 253 - Zoning, Hebrew Home, Bronx (C 180321 ZSX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledCoupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    ~coupledCOUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledFinance      Not available
Int 1144-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledGOAuthorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in 14 BIDs.IntroductionThis bill would authorize 14 existing business improvement districts (“BIDs”) throughout the City to increase the amount they expend annually.   Action details Not available
Res 0612-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOAmending and restating the resolution computing and certifying base percentage, current percentage and current base proportion of each class of real property for fiscal 2019 to the state board of real property tax services.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0613-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOAmending and restating the resolution computing and certifying adjusted base proportion of each class of real property for fiscal 2019 to the state board of real property tax services.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0614-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOAmending and restating the resolution to provide the amounts necessary for the support of the government of the city of NY and the counties therein and for the payment of indebtedness thereof, for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2018 and ending on JuResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0615-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOEstablishment of the Throggs Neck BID.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0616-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOHudson Square BID and an extension of the Hudson Square BID boundaries.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledFor-Hire Vehicles      Not available
Int 0304-2018 AYdanis A. Rodriguez~coupledA and GOCreate a task force to study the sale prices of taxicab medallions.IntroductionThe bill would establish a task force to study the sale prices of taxicab medallions. The task force would review sale prices of taxicab medallions and their impact on the City’s budget, then recommend changes to laws, rules, regulations, and policies related to medallions. The task force’s recommendations would be due to the Mayor and Council within six months.   Action details Not available
Int 1062-2018 ABarry S. Grodenchik~coupledA and GORisk of loss on payments for trips dispatched by high-volume for-hire services.IntroductionThis bill would require drivers for high-volume for-hire services to be paid the full amount for a trip regardless of whether the payment transaction fails, unless the driver’s account is associated with fraudulent activity. The bill would impose a civil penalty of not less than $250 and up to $500 for each violation.   Action details Not available
Int 1068-2018 AStephen T. Levin~coupledA and GOFinancial education for persons considering purchases or leases of for-hire vehicles or taxicab licenses.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission to engage in financial education and outreach for taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers concerning financial arrangements relating to taxi medallions and for-hire vehicles.   Action details Not available
Int 1079-2018 ADonovan J. Richards~coupledA and GOCreating an office of inclusion within the NYC taxi and limousine commission.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Inclusion within the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. The Office would be responsible for promoting diversity, inclusion and cultural sensitivity in the taxi and for-hire vehicle industries, and for raising awareness about issues surrounding service refusal.   Action details Not available
Int 1081-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledA and GODriver assistance centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (“TLC”) to provide TLC-licensed drivers assistance including financial counseling, mental health counseling and referrals to non-profit organizations for additional assistance.   Action details Not available
Int 1096-2018 ARuben Diaz, Sr.~coupledA and GODeductions from certain for-hire driver earnings.IntroductionThis bill would require applicants for a license to provide high-volume for-hire service in the City to affirm that the applicant will not make automatic deductions from driver earnings to make payments for the rental, lease or purchase of a for-hire vehicle, unless the automatic deduction is optional and has been chosen by the driver.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLand Use      Not available
Res 0623-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 231 - Landmarks, 2050 Bartow Avenue Animal Shelter, Bronx (C 180346 PSX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0624-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 241 - Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (C 180390 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0625-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 242 - Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (C 180391 PQX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0626-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 243 - Planning, 599 Cortlandt Avenue, Bronx (20195160 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0627-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 250 - Zoning, St. Michael’s Cemetery Land Acquisition, Queens (20195149 CCQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0628-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 251 - Zoning, St. Michael’s Park Rezoning, Queens (C 180174 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0629-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 252 - Zoning, St. Michael’s Park Demapping, Queens (C 180175 MMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0630-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 254 - Zoning, 2nd Amendment To Coney Island Amusement Park Special Process Agreement, Brooklyn (20195153 RSY)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledTechnology      Not available
Int 1137-2018 AAdrienne E. Adams~coupledA and GOCreation of an office of data analytics.IntroductionThis bill would codify into the Charter the mayor’s office of data analytics (MODA). The office uses analytics tools to prioritize risk more strategically, deliver services more efficiently, enforce laws more effectively and increase transparency.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledVeterans      Not available
Int 0391-2018 AEric A. Ulrich~coupledA and GOBenefits counseling services for veterans.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services to provide counseling services, including advice, evaluation, and information to veterans seeking assistance with federal, state, and city benefits that they may be entitled to based on their military service. Services would be provided by trained staff and would be available, at a minimum, in at least one location in each of the five boroughs, including at each veterans resource center.   Action details Not available
Int 0394-2018 AEric A. Ulrich~coupledA and GOCreating veterans resource centers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) to establish at least one Veterans Resource Center in each borough by June 1, 2019. Each center is required to be located in an area easily accessible and in close proximity to public transportation. DVS is also required to provide each borough with a minimum of 20 hours of service per week, including a minimum of 10 hours at each Veterans Resource Center. The Centers would provide veterans with free, current information on the matters described above, as well as housing, public and private social services, and financial assistance and tax exemptions available to veterans. The Centers would also be staffed with a benefits counselor and make available a veterans resource guide. The commissioner of DVS will commence outreach and education efforts to inform veterans about these Centers. Additionally, DVS would be required, beginning January 1, 2020 and every six months thereafter, to submit a report to the Mayor and Council Speaker on the number of veterans utilizing each center, the services offered by each center, those services and/or information most frequently requested by veterans at each center, the number of full and part-time staff working at each center, the amount of funding allocated to each center, and the feedback received by each center with a general description of such feedback.   Action details Not available
Int 0396-2018 AEric A. Ulrich~coupledA and GOCreation of a veterans resource guide.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) to maintain and regularly update a resource guide for veterans. This guide would be available on the DVS website and in written format, if requested. The guide would contain information about eligibility and the process of applying for federal, state, and city veterans’ benefits, special rights accorded to veterans under the law, health programs and services, legal and housing services, small business support, educational and employment opportunities, and other available resources for veterans.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledYouth Services      Not available
Int 0376-2018 BRitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GOEducational outreach and materials on bullying prevention, awareness and resources.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to conduct outreach informing as many youth as practicable about the availability of bullying awareness and prevention resources, including those that provide counseling, mental health resources, mobile texting or internet chat functionality and referrals. Outreach would include disseminating resource materials through existing DYCD programs and posting information on DYCD’s website and on any other agency websites as determined by the mayor. The proposed bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute to students information regarding any existing online portal operated by DOE through which students or their parents may report bullying, harassment, intimidation or discrimination. DYCD would also provide information regarding DOE’s portal to youth participating in its programs.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
Res 0631-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 253 - Zoning, Hebrew Home, Bronx (C 180321 ZSX)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS      Video Video
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS -None      Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Video Video
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Res 0608-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORImmigrationAuthorizing the Speaker to submit a public comment on behalf of the Council to the Federal Register, concerning the proposed change to the Public Charge rule.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0609-2018 *Corey D. Johnson~SPONSORImmigrationOpposing the newly proposed public charge rule and urging the federal government not to move forward with its adoption.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1214-2018 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORTransportationPermitting Access-a-Ride vehicles to use bus lanes.IntroductionThis bill would permit Access-a-Ride vehicles to use bus lanes when bus lane restrictions are in effect.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1215-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingApplications for licenses to sell electronic cigarettes by electronic cigarette retail dealers.IntroductionThis bill would extend the time period for electronic cigarette retailers that were not licensed by the August 23, 2018 deadline to apply for electronic cigarette retail dealer licenses. Under this extension, they will be permitted to apply for licenses as long as (i) they sold electronic cigarettes before August 28, 2017, when Local Law 144 passed, requiring they obtain a license; (ii) they have not applied for licenses during the initial application period; and (iii) they meet all other legal requirements for licensure.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1216-2018 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYPD to study and report on outdoor train crashes involving pedestrians.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to annually study and report on the circumstances surrounding above-ground subway and outdoor commuter train crashes involving pedestrians and make recommendations for improving pedestrian safety at such crash locations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1217-2018 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSORPublic SafetyDeployment of traffic enforcement agents near schools during drop-off and pick-up of students.IntroductionThis bill would require that the New York Police Department deploy at least one Traffic Enforcement Agent (“TEA”) to direct traffic within 100 feet of every public or private school, K-12, with at least 250 students. The TEA would direct traffic two hours before the beginning of the school day, and 30 minutes after the beginning of the school day. The TEA would also direct traffic 30 minutes before the end of the school day and two hours after the end of the school day.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1218-2018 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSORVeteransCreation of a discharge upgrade assistance unit at the department of veterans’ affairs.IntroductionThis legislation would require the department of veterans services to create a unit to assist veterans with discharge characterization upgrades and offer non-binding advisory opinions on meritorious appeals upon request. The department would also engage in outreach and education efforts to inform veterans about the discharge characterization upgrade process and the newly established unit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0610-2018 *Chaim M. Deutsch~SPONSOREducationDOE’s Office of Pupil Transportation to expand school busing services to all public and nonpublic elementary and middle school students who live more than a half of a mile away from their school.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1219-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORAgingProviding assistance to seniors with bed bugs in their homes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department for Social Services (DSS) to work in coordination with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish a program to assist low-income seniors with preparations necessary to eradicate bed bug infestations in their dwellings. DSS is also required to work with the Department for the Aging to engage in outreach to eligible seniors regarding the availability of the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1220-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsCollection of information on sexual orientation and gender identity by city agencies during the hiring process.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to provide an anonymous survey form to all persons applying for a vacant position with an agency. The survey would contain questions on the applicant’s sexual orientation and gender identity, but such information would not be included in the person’s application or be disclosed to individuals making employment decisions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1221-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeMandating that correction officers escort incarcerated individuals to medical visits in a timely fashion.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to ensure that all incarcerated individuals who require an escort to a medical facility be provided such escort within a reasonable period of time. It also requires the DOC to publish a quarterly report on its website containing both the average and median amount of time between which an escort is requested by an incarcerated individual and when such escort actually occurred.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1222-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the dept of correction to post a quarterly report regarding the visitation of incarcerated individuals.IntroductionThe Department of Correction is required to report justifications for visitor cancellation. This law would require the department to report on this area with greater specificity.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1223-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeLegal representation for incarcerated individuals placed outside the general population.IntroductionThe Department of Correction sometimes houses incarcerated individuals separately from the general population in punitive segregation, enhanced supervision housing, and enhanced restraint status. This local law would give such individuals a right to counsel in hearings having to do with changes in housing status.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1224-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSOREducationRequiring DOE, ACS and DOC to report on educational programming for juvenile delinquents, juvenile offenders and adolescent offenders.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), and the Department of Correction (DOC) to issue a yearly report on educational statistics and related incidents pertaining to juvenile delinquents, juvenile offenders and adolescent offenders in ACS and DOC facilities. This report must include statistics on educational programming enrollment, available services, rates of violence for such delinquents and offenders, and other related indicators.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1225-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceCollection and maintenance of contact information of real property owners.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance to make best efforts to collect the name, telephone number, and email address of all owners of real property and, once such information is received, to ensure that it is maintained in a computer database used by the Department for purposes of administering the real property tax.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1226-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceEstablishment of the Throggs Neck BID.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Throggs Neck Business Improvement District (“BID”) in the borough of the Bronx.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1227-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceHudson Square BID and an extension of the Hudson Square BID boundaries.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1228-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementCertain sanitation violations received during declared emergencies or severe weather conditions.IntroductionThis bill would create an affirmative defense for certain sanitation violations during declared emergencies and certain severe weather conditions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1229-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORTransportationModular newsracks.IntroductionUnder the bill, owners of single newsracks would be required, prior to installation, to provide the City with identifying information and to certify that they have complied with all related newsrack laws. The owner would be required to resubmit this information annually. The owners would also be required to notify the City prior to the removal of newsracks. The City would grant each newsrack a unique identification number. The bill would also require owners of modular newsracks (a newsrack with multiple publications) to submit a plan to the City for approval and to local community boards for comment, and to comply with any modifications that the City requires. The owners of modular newsracks would be required to consult with existing publications and existing newsrack owners on the same block, and to comply with space, distance and cost and fee requirements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1230-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORTransportationNewsrack RequirementsIntroductionThe proposed legislation would establish standards regarding the placement and maintenance of newsracks.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0611-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSOREducationDOE to implement a curriculum and to acquire textbooks and trade books that include key moments in LGBT history and accurately portray the contributions of LGBT individuals in the history of the United States.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0612-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceAmending and restating the resolution computing and certifying base percentage, current percentage and current base proportion of each class of real property for fiscal 2019 to the state board of real property tax services.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0613-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceAmending and restating the resolution computing and certifying adjusted base proportion of each class of real property for fiscal 2019 to the state board of real property tax services.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0614-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceAmending and restating the resolution to provide the amounts necessary for the support of the government of the city of NY and the counties therein and for the payment of indebtedness thereof, for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2018 and ending on JuResolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0615-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceEstablishment of the Throggs Neck BID.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0616-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceHudson Square BID and an extension of the Hudson Square BID boundaries.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0617-2018 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup RelationsDeclaring September 5th as St. Mother Teresa Day in NYC.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1231-2018 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsContributions to independent expenditure committees.IntroductionThis bill would limit the amount that individuals or entities that do business with New York City may contribute to entities that make independent expenditures in connection with city elections.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1232-2018 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring homeless shelters to post signs and distribute other materials relating to the shelter transfer appeals process.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Homeless Services to create a sign and other relevant materials that inform residents of homeless shelters of their right to appeal any transfers between homeless shelters and related facilities, including the procedures for such transfer appeals and the department’s current transfer policy. Such signs must be displayed conspicuously at all homeless shelters and related facilities.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1233-2018 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareProviding written notice for non-emergency shelter transfers.IntroductionThis legislation would require the department of homeless services to provide written notification to shelter residents at least 48 hours prior to any non-emergency shelter transfer. The written notification must include, at least, a detailed summary of the reasons for the transfer and identification of the entity ordering the transfer.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1234-2018 *Mark Levine~SPONSORPublic SafetyCreating an office for the prevention of hate crimes.IntroductionThis bill would create an office for the prevention of hate crimes to coordinate responses and outreach amongst city agenciesReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1235-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborDepartment of citywide administrative services provisional employee reduction plan.IntroductionThe New York State Legislature has passed a bill (A11241/S8837A) that would provide an extension to the City to reduce its number of provisional employees. This bill also requires the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to submit to the state civil service commission for its approval a comprehensive revision of its provisional employee reduction plan. This bill would require DCAS to also submit this plan to the City Council.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0618-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORTransportationMTA to allow riders travelling within NYC City limits to pay a fare for commuter rail equal to that of a MetroCard ride on NYC Transit subways and buses.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0619-2018 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORTransportationPreventing the diversion of funds raised to support the MTA.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0620-2018 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORTechnologyFederal Communications Commission to reject the proposed rules put forth in the Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 18-131 and to create provisions that would strengthen public, educational, and governmental access television.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1236-2018 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the DOC to share data with correctional health services regarding sick calls and to repeal section 9-108 of the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to health care services for incarcerated individuals.IntroductionThe law would ensure greater efficiency in Department of Correction production of incarcerated individuals for medical appointments with Correctional Health Services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1237-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORFor-Hire VehiclesRequiring taxi and limousine commission licensees to cooperate with police investigations by providing records and information.IntroductionThis bill would require all owners, drivers, and bases of vehicles licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission to cooperate with police investigations by allowing police to have access to their business records. In emergency situations, owners, drivers, and bases would be expected to comply with a police request immediately, whereas in a non-emergency situation, compliance would be expected following the receipt of a warrant or court order.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1238-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORContractsRequiring additional disclosure of large contract modifications.IntroductionThis bill would amend the cost overruns report currently required by Local Law 18 of 2012 by requiring reporting for capital contract modifications in excess of ten million dollars or, for contracts over ten million dollars, revisions of 20% or more of the original value. The secondary report would now be triggered for subsequent contract modifications of the lower of: (i) ten million dollars or (ii) ten percent of the revised value. The bill would also require additional explanatory language regarding the nature of contract modifications contained in the reports.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0621-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesAuthorizing the NYC DOT to grant a non-exclusive franchise for the provision of bus service between Manhattan and Staten Island.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1239-2018 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSOROversight and InvestigationsPublic disclosure of materially inaccurate statements.IntroductionThis bill would require the heads of agencies to publicly disclose materially inaccurate statements made by their agency in sworn testimony or official reports.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0622-2018 *Jumaane D. Williams~SPONSORVeteransProhibit the diversion of resources from dedicated funds that support U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing funding.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1240-2018 *Kalman Yeger ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsAbolishing the office of the public advocate.IntroductionThis is a bill to abolish the office of the Public advocate by removing all operative references to the office in the Administrative Code and the Charter. This bill would amend the Charter such that the Comptroller succeeds the Mayor in the event of a vacancy in the office of the Mayor. This bill would also amend the Charter and the Administrative Code to replace the Public Advocate with the Comptroller on certain boards and commissions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0264-2018 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinance451-455 East 116th Street, ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0265-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions and ConcessionsPlanning, JOE Central Brooklyn LLC, Brooklyn (20195182 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0265-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, JOE Central Brooklyn LLC, Brooklyn (20195182 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0266-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPlanning, Dispositions and ConcessionsPlanning, 464-68 West 51st Street, Manhattan (20195181 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0266-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Planning, 464-68 West 51st Street, Manhattan (20195181 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0267-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, Gracie’s on 2nd Diner, 300 East 86th Street, Manhattan (20195184 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0267-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Gracie’s on 2nd Diner, 300 East 86th Street, Manhattan (20195184 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0268-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Sidewalk café, Nectar Café, 1022 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20195183 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0268-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sidewalk café, Nectar Café, 1022 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20195183 TCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0269-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Special Garment Center Text Amendment, Manhattan (N 180373 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0269-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Special Garment Center Text Amendment, Manhattan (N 180373 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0270-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 1451 Franklin Avenue “Seacrest” Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180347 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0270-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1451 Franklin Avenue “Seacrest” Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180347 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0271-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 1451 Franklin Avenue “Seacrest” Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180348 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0271-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1451 Franklin Avenue “Seacrest” Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180348 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0272-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180485 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0272-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180485 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0273-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180486 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0273-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180486 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0274-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180487 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0274-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180487 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0275-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180488 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0275-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180488 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0276-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180489 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0276-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180489 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0277-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180490 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0277-2018 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Marcus Garvey Village, Brooklyn (C 180490 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available