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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/9/2019 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 - Reverend Pastor Frederick Crawford Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church located at 1488 Hoe Ave, Bronx, NY 10460. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Salamanca.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of February 28, 2019 be adopted as printed by Council Member Miller.      Video Video
    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 - None      Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Video Video
    9.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Video Video
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Video Video
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Video Video
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS      Not available
Int 1445-2019 AThe Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) Amended and Coupled on GOProhibition of drug testing for pre-employment hiring proceduresIntroductionThis proposed bill would prohibit New York City employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to testing for the presence of any tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, in such prospective employee’s system as a condition of employment. Exceptions are provided for safety and security sensitive jobs, and those tied to a federal or state contract or grant.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE      Not available
Int 0944-2018 ARory I. Lancman Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the dept of correction to notify inmates, defense attorneys, and court personnel when an inmate is detained solely on a bail amount of one dollar.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to notify incarcerated individuals and defense attorneys when an incarcerated individual is detained solely on a bail amount of less than ten dollars.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1199-2018 AKeith Powers  Amended and Coupled on GORemoving fees associated with credit card bail payments and in relation to allowing online bail payment to be made by direct deposit and electronic check.IntroductionThis bill would remove the 2.49% fee charged on credit card payments of cash bail made using the online bail payment system, and would also remove the 8% fee charged on credit card payments of cash bail made in person.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH      Not available
Int 1053-2018 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GORequiring water tank inspectors to submit annual inspection reports directly to the department of health and mental hygiene.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to ensure that water tank inspection companies submit annual inspection reports directly to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1056-2018 BCosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct periodic inspections of water tanks and to post the results online.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct periodic audits of buildings’ annual water tank inspection documentation, and also requires the Department to conduct 125 additional inspections of water tanks, selected at random, and to post the results of such periodic audits and inspections online.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1138-2018 AAlicka Ampry-Samuel  Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the dept of health and mental hygiene to review documentation of annual inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found, and to post the results online.IntroductionThis law would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct additional reviews of documentation of water tank inspections where harmful bacteria are found or where certain violation occurred, without providing prior notice to building owners, and to post the results of those inspections online.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1150-2018 ABen Kallos Amended and Coupled on GOElectronic reporting of water tank inspection and cleaning.IntroductionThis local law would allow the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to require electronic submission of water tank inspection results.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1157-2018 BMark Levine Amended and Coupled on GOQualifications for persons conducting inspections and maintenance on drinking water tanks.IntroductionThis bill would require inspectors of drinking water tanks be licensed master plumbers pursuant to article 408 of chapter 4 of title 28 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, work under the direct and continuing supervision of such a licensed master plumber, or be registered design professional as defined in section 28-101.5 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York. It would also require the cleaning, painting, or coating of a water tank to be conducted by a water tank inspector, or by a person who holds a commercial pesticide applicator certification in category 7G issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, or work under the direct supervision of a person with such certification.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1167-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GORepair of damaged water tanks.IntroductionThis law would require building owners to repair damage to water tanks or its supporting structures, and imposes a civil penalty for failure to do so.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1169-2018 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GORequiring the visual documentation of water tanks during inspections, to be submitted to the department of health and mental hygiene.IntroductionThis bill would require visual evidence of water tanks, such as photographs or videos, to be submitted with inspection results to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0356-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Park Terrace West – West 217th Street Historic District, Manhattan (N 190233 HKM [DL 511, LP-2621])Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0830-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 356 - Landmarks, Park Terrace West – West 217th Street Historic District, Manhattan (N 190233 HKM [DL 511, LP-2621])Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0360-2019 *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, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (C 180447 ZMQ)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 0361-2019 *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, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (N 180448 ZRQ)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 0362-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190071ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0831-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 362 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190071ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0363-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190072ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0832-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 363 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190072ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0364-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190073ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0833-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 364 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190073ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0365-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N190074ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0834-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 365 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N190074ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0367-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 41 Summit Street, LLC, Brooklyn (C 180294 ZMK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0835-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 367 - Zoning, 41 Summit Street, LLC, Brooklyn (C 180294 ZMK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0368-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 41 Summit Street, LLC, Brooklyn (N 180295 ZRK)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0836-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 368 - Zoning, 41 Summit Street, LLC, Brooklyn (N 180295 ZRK)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0370-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (N 190083 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0837-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 370 - Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (N 190083 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0371-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 190084 ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0838-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 371 - Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 190084 ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0372-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 190085 ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0839-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 372 - Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 190085 ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0381-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 245 East 53rd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 180481 ZMM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0840-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 381 - Zoning, 245 East 53rd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 180481 ZMM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 1427-2019 *Donovan J. Richards Coupled on GODrug testing not permitted by the department of probation.IntroductionThis law would ban the Department of Probation from conducting drug tests for marijuana.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 0841-2019 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on GOResolution to amend the Rules of the Council in relation to procurement procedures, eliminating requirement that papers be submitted in quadruplicate, membership, title and formation of Standing Committee and Land Use, which would include the dissolutionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
Int 0720-2018 *The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)~coupledLaid OverClarifying the requirements for site safety training providers and persons required to obtain site safety training.IntroductionThis bill would expand the qualifications for site safety training providers and provide an updated definition of “competent person” to align with the Building Code.Laid Over by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0360-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (C 180447 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0842-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 360 - Zoning, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (C 180447 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0361-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (N 180448 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0843-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 361 - Zoning, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (N 180448 ZRQ)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
    ~coupledCIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS      Not available
Int 1445-2019 AThe Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)~coupledA and GOProhibition of drug testing for pre-employment hiring proceduresIntroductionThis proposed bill would prohibit New York City employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to testing for the presence of any tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, in such prospective employee’s system as a condition of employment. Exceptions are provided for safety and security sensitive jobs, and those tied to a federal or state contract or grant.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledCRIMINAL JUSTICE      Not available
Int 0944-2018 ARory I. Lancman~coupledA and GORequiring the dept of correction to notify inmates, defense attorneys, and court personnel when an inmate is detained solely on a bail amount of one dollar.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to notify incarcerated individuals and defense attorneys when an incarcerated individual is detained solely on a bail amount of less than ten dollars.   Action details Not available
Int 1199-2018 AKeith Powers ~coupledA and GORemoving fees associated with credit card bail payments and in relation to allowing online bail payment to be made by direct deposit and electronic check.IntroductionThis bill would remove the 2.49% fee charged on credit card payments of cash bail made using the online bail payment system, and would also remove the 8% fee charged on credit card payments of cash bail made in person.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledHEALTH      Not available
Int 1053-2018 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GORequiring water tank inspectors to submit annual inspection reports directly to the department of health and mental hygiene.IntroductionThis bill would require building owners to ensure that water tank inspection companies submit annual inspection reports directly to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.   Action details Not available
Int 1056-2018 BCosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GORequiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct periodic inspections of water tanks and to post the results online.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct periodic audits of buildings’ annual water tank inspection documentation, and also requires the Department to conduct 125 additional inspections of water tanks, selected at random, and to post the results of such periodic audits and inspections online.   Action details Not available
Int 1138-2018 AAlicka Ampry-Samuel ~coupledA and GORequiring the dept of health and mental hygiene to review documentation of annual inspections of water tanks where harmful bacteria are found, and to post the results online.IntroductionThis law would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct additional reviews of documentation of water tank inspections where harmful bacteria are found or where certain violation occurred, without providing prior notice to building owners, and to post the results of those inspections online.   Action details Not available
Int 1150-2018 ABen Kallos~coupledA and GOElectronic reporting of water tank inspection and cleaning.IntroductionThis local law would allow the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to require electronic submission of water tank inspection results.   Action details Not available
Int 1157-2018 BMark Levine~coupledA and GOQualifications for persons conducting inspections and maintenance on drinking water tanks.IntroductionThis bill would require inspectors of drinking water tanks be licensed master plumbers pursuant to article 408 of chapter 4 of title 28 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, work under the direct and continuing supervision of such a licensed master plumber, or be registered design professional as defined in section 28-101.5 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York. It would also require the cleaning, painting, or coating of a water tank to be conducted by a water tank inspector, or by a person who holds a commercial pesticide applicator certification in category 7G issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, or work under the direct supervision of a person with such certification.   Action details Not available
Int 1167-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledA and GORepair of damaged water tanks.IntroductionThis law would require building owners to repair damage to water tanks or its supporting structures, and imposes a civil penalty for failure to do so.   Action details Not available
Int 1169-2018 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GORequiring the visual documentation of water tanks during inspections, to be submitted to the department of health and mental hygiene.IntroductionThis bill would require visual evidence of water tanks, such as photographs or videos, to be submitted with inspection results to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 0830-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 356 - Landmarks, Park Terrace West – West 217th Street Historic District, Manhattan (N 190233 HKM [DL 511, LP-2621])Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0831-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 362 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190071ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0832-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 363 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190072ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0833-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 364 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C190073ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0834-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 365 - Zoning, 809 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N190074ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0835-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 367 - Zoning, 41 Summit Street, LLC, Brooklyn (C 180294 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0836-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 368 - Zoning, 41 Summit Street, LLC, Brooklyn (N 180295 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0837-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 370 - Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (N 190083 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0838-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 371 - Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 190084 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0839-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 372 - Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 190085 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0840-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 381 - Zoning, 245 East 53rd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 180481 ZMM)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledPUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 1427-2019 *Donovan J. Richards~coupledGODrug testing not permitted by the department of probation.IntroductionThis law would ban the Department of Probation from conducting drug tests for marijuana.   Action details Not available
     RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 0841-2019 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered - GOResolution to amend the Rules of the Council in relation to procurement procedures, eliminating requirement that papers be submitted in quadruplicate, membership, title and formation of Standing Committee and Land Use, which would include the dissolutionResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
Res 0842-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 360 - Zoning, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (C 180447 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0843-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 361 - Zoning, Former Parkway Hospital Site Rezoning, Queens (N 180448 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    915.RESOLUTIONS - None      Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Video Video
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 1495-2019 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORTechnologyCreating a local community and media bill of rights addressing the issues that communities face during film and television production.IntroductionThe proposed local law would create a task force to produce an action plan on film and television production to improve the economic impact on local communities in New York City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1496-2019 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHealthRetrieval of companion animals by an animal shelter after an eviction or legal possession.IntroductionThis bill would require an animal shelter that receives notice that a pet has been found by a sheriff or City marshal while executing an eviction or legal possession must retrieve the pet within 24 hours.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1497-2019 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHealthCreating a penalty for leaving a companion animal outside during inclement weather conditions and subjecting violators to the registration requirements of the Animal Abuse Registry.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit leaving companion animals unattended outdoors during inclement weather conditions. Leaving an animal outdoors in these conditions could have harmful and even deadly consequences for the animal due to such issues as overheating, freezing, and other exposure-related health issues. Penalizing this practice and subjecting violators to the registration requirements of the Animal Abuse Registry could be an effective way to deter this practice and potentially save animals’ lives.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1498-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the NYPD to report data regarding animal cruelty complaints.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to publish semi-annual public reports on complaints and investigation of animal cruelty allegations. Specifically, the Department would report on the number of animal cruelty complaints received, investigations initiated, investigations closed, investigations pending longer than 30 days, and summonses and arrests issued as the result of investigation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0826-2019 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementPermanently staff all FDNY engine companies with five firefighters and an officer at the outset of each tour.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1499-2019 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProvision of tenant screening reports.IntroductionThis legislation would prohibit any individual from charging a prospective tenant a fee in order to obtain a tenant screening report when the individual knows the unit is not or will not be vacant for such prospective tenant to lease. This bill would also require such individual to provide an applicant with the tenant screening report as long as the required fee has been paid, regardless of whether or not a lease has been signed. This legislation would also require the Department of Consumer Affairs to conduct a feasibility study on whether the city could establish its own tenant screening report system.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1500-2019 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsNotifications pertaining to the expiration dates of affordable housing units.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Housing Preservation and Development notify Council Members, prior to the end of each year following the implementation of the affordable housing unit tracking system, of each affordable housing unit in the Council Member’s district for which the regulatory agreement has an expiration date in the sixteenth calendar year after the year of notification. In addition, the bill would expand the definition of “expiring affordable housing unit” to include all affordable housing units that will no longer be required to be affordable within five calendar years, which must be reviewed and reported to Council members annually.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1501-2019 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring that sidewalk sheds are constructed using an alternative to cross-braced scaffolds to provide greater sidewalk access and safety.IntroductionThis bill would amend the building code to require that sidewalk sheds installed after June 1, 2019 comply with new design requirements. Specifically, it would require new design elements for sidewalk sheds including (1) the use of light-transmitting plastic material to construct the sidewalk shed; (2) the elimination of braces below a height of 8 feet above the sidewalk; (3) the use of adjustable feet that pivot as part of the vertical beams supporting the sidewalk shed; and (4) the installation of LED lights to fulfill the lighting requirements of sidewalk sheds. The new criteria would not apply to sidewalk sheds that are installed before June 1, 2019 but would affect sidewalk sheds for which renewal permits are sought after such date.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1502-2019 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHealthWelfare of shelter animals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report information concerning the conditions of euthanized shelter animals, the specific reason each such animal is euthanized, and the efforts made by animal shelters to avoid such disposition. This bill would also create a task force that would include member representatives from the City’s community of animal welfare advocates for the purpose of developing and recommending animal shelter best practices to promote the welfare of shelter animals.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1503-2019 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTechnologyRequiring community board members to use government-issued e-mail addresses to conduct community board business.IntroductionThis bill would require every community board member and employee of a community board to exclusively use an nyc.gov email address created for them by the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to conduct community board business.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0827-2019 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSOREducationDOE to provide one full-time school psychologist for every 500-700 students.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1504-2019 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsDisclosure of the industries of campaign contributors.IntroductionThis bill would require the Campaign Finance Board to develop a list of industries in New York City, for contributors to indicate their industry when making a contribution, and, as part of the voter guide, to provide a pie chart for each candidate indicating the percentage of campaign contributions that came from contributors who indicated each such industry. Any contribution for which such information was not furnished would not be matchable.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1505-2019 *Andy L. King~SPONSORPublic SafetyIncreasing the penalties for businesses selling synthetic drugs and the landlords of such businesses.IntroductionThis bill would increase the maximum penalties for the sale of synthetic drugs and apply the penalties to landlords of businesses that have sold such drugs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1506-2019 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsPower-operated and power-assisted doors.IntroductionThis bill would require that certain types of new or renovated buildings have at least one power-operated or power-assisted door at an entrance and exit. It would also require signs that direct people to the power-operated or power-assisted door.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1507-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsIncreasing the daily fee for after-hours work variances.IntroductionThis bill would increase the daily fee for after-hours work variances required for construction work performed before 7:00AM, after 6:00PM, or on the weekend. This bill would increase the fee for each day that the variance is granted or renewed from $80 to $500.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1508-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring that vents in elevator hoistway enclosures be closed to prevent air leakage.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of existing buildings to partially close the elevator hoistway vents in such buildings to mitigate air leakage and owners of new buildings to install automated hoistway vents so that elevator hoistway vents in such buildings remain closed to prevent air leakage.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0828-2019 *Carlos Menchaca~SPONSORImmigrationProtect Our Courts Act (A.2176 / S.425)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0829-2019 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeReform revocation presumptive release, parole, conditional release, and post-release supervision. (S.1343B/A.5493)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1509-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police department to report on arrests for false personation.IntroductionThis law would require the NYPD to report on false personation arrests.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1510-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORTransportationCreating borough-based traffic request response teams.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation to assign staff to respond to traffic requests in each borough. The number of staff members for each borough would be proportionate to the volume of traffic requests in the borough. The traffic request response staff members would be responsible for responding to traffic requests in their assigned borough within three months of submission of the request, if practicable.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1511-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORTransportationRestricting the parking of mobile homes and trailers near schools and parks.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation to create zones surrounding schools and parks where the parking of mobile homes and trailers would be prohibited.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1512-2019 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSOREconomic DevelopmentEstablishment of a director of ferry operations.IntroductionThis bill would establish a Director of Ferry Operations within the Department of Transportation. The director would be responsible for, among other things, the operation and maintenance of existing ferries; ferry route development and evaluation; identification and assessment of potential sites for expansion of ferry service; and public outreach and community engagement. The Director would not be responsible for the Staten Island Ferry.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0386-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (C 190160 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0386-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (C 190160 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0387-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (C 190161 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0387-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (C 190161 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0388-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (N 190162 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0388-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (N 190162 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0389-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (C 190163 HUK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0389-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1921 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn (C 190163 HUK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0390-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 270 Park Avenue, Manhattan (N 190180(A) ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0390-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 270 Park Avenue, Manhattan (N 190180(A) ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0391-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 1050 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 160175 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0391-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1050 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 160175 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0392-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 1050 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 160176 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0392-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1050 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 160176 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0393-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 1010 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180042 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0393-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1010 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 180042 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0394-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 1010 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180043 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0394-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 1010 Pacific Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 180043 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available