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Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/30/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Parks and Recreation and the Committee on Health
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T2019-4402 *   Oversight - Hart Island and the City’s Public Burial Process.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0906-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Transfer of jurisdiction over Hart Island from the DOC to the dept of parks and recreation.IntroductionThis bill would transfer jurisdiction and control over Hart Island, the City’s public burial ground, from the Department of Corrections (DOC) to the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)   Not available Not available
Int 0909-2018 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Proposed Int. No. 909-AHart Island transportation plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation, or another agency designated by the Mayor, to develop a transportation plan for public travel, including ferry service, to and from Hart Island. The agency would have to consider factors such as changing conditions and future uses of Hart Island. The agency would have to submit a report on their plan within one year of the bill’s effective date.   Not available Not available
T2019-4405 *Diana Ayala   Establishment of an office to provide support to those in need of burial assistance.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish an office to provide support and assistance to individuals who have lost a loved one and need information about and help accessing public burial, a burial allowance or any similar program.   Not available Not available
T2019-4404 *Deborah L. Rose  Creation of a task force on public burial and related issues.IntroductionThis bill would establish a task force to study the laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to public burial, to recommend changes to these programs and to consider the feasibility of alternative programs. The task force would convene for one year and then submit a report with recommendations to the Mayor and the Council.   Not available Not available
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