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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/30/2019 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 - Delivered by: Pandit Narine, serves as the spiritual leader of the Shri Trimurti Bhavan temple located at 101-18 97th Avenue, Ozone Park, New York 11416. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Adams.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of September 25, 2019 be adopted as printed by Council Member Lander.      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      Video Video
M 0193-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (C 190421 ZSK, C 190409 HAK, C 190410 ZMK and N 190411 ZRK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details 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 EDUCATION      Not available
Int 1541-2019 BCorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOCreating a specialized high school taskforce.IntroductionThis bill would create a specialized high school task force that would be charged with addressing the racial/ethnic student body inequities of the specialized high schools. The task force would be required to examine (i) the current admissions system, including the specialized high school admissions exam and whether such exam should be changed or eliminated; (ii) existing programs such as the Department of Education’s discovery and dream programs; and (iii) the use of alternative admissions methods, including state standardized examinations and grade point average.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Int 1750-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Coupled on GOAuthorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in five business improvement districts and one special assessment district.IntroductionThis bill would authorize five existing business improvement districts (“BIDs”) throughout the City to increase the amount they expend annually.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0568-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Knickerbocker Village, ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1147-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 568 - Knickerbocker Village, ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0569-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Strivers Plaza; ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1148-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 569 - Strivers Plaza; ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0570-2019 *Daniel Dromm   St. Nicholas Manor Apartments; ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1149-2019 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 570 - St. Nicholas Manor Apartments; ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH      Not available
Int 0870-2018 AJoseph C. Borelli Amended and Coupled on GOAdoption of shelter animals.IntroductionThis bill would require any full-service animal shelter operated by New York City to post photographs of each adoptable animal within 3 days of receiving such animal, provided that the animal is medically and behaviorally well enough. It would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to encourage non-full-service animal shelters to promote the placement of adoptable animals.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1202-2018 ACarlina Rivera  Amended and Coupled on GOProhibiting the trafficking of wild birds.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit non-exempt individuals from taking or attempting to take any wild bird. Exempt individuals include law enforcement employees or other City employees acting in the scope of their duties, a person authorized by law or permit, or a person attempting to rescue a wild bird. Any person who unlawfully takes a wild bird is subject to a misdemeanor and a fine of no more than $1,000.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1378-2019 ACarlina Rivera  Amended and Coupled on GOBanning the sale or provision of certain force-fed poultry products.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit retail food establishments or food service establishments from storing, maintaining, selling, or offering to sell force-fed products or food containing a force-fed product. The bill creates a rebuttable presumption that any item with a label or listed on the menu as “foie gras” is the product of force-feeding.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1425-2019 AKeith Powers  Amended and Coupled on GOMaking it unlawful to work carriage horses in certain conditions.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit carriage horses from being worked when the air temperature is 90 degrees Fahrenheit or above, or whenever the air temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit or above and the equine heat index is 150 or above. Equine heat index is defined as the sum of the air temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit, and the relative humidity at a particular point in time.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1478-2019 AJustin L. Brannan Amended and Coupled on GOEstablishment of an office of animal welfare.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Animal Welfare, headed by a Director appointed by the Mayor. The Department would be vested with the power to advise and assist the Mayor in the coordination and cooperation between agencies relating to animal welfare administration, regulation, management, and programs; review and recommend budget priorities relating to animal welfare; prepare an annual animal welfare report; serve as liaison for the City regarding animal welfare; provide outreach and education on animal welfare programs and humane treatment of animals; and perform other duties the Mayor may assign.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1498-2019 AFernando Cabrera  Amended and Coupled on GORequiring 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 and arrests issued.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1570-2019 AMark Levine Amended and Coupled on GOBordetella vaccination for dogs.IntroductionThis bill would ensure that dogs entering kennels, businesses, or establishments need to be in compliance with the New York City Health Code, which requires the dog be vaccinated for bordetella.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1141-2019 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on GOChanges in membership to the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1142-2019 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on GODissolving the Committee on Juvenile Justice and transferring its jurisdiction to the Standing Committee on the Justice System.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 1082-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GORequiring global positioning systems in certain waste hauling vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would require global positioning systems in trucks that are used to collect waste in commercial waste zones.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1083-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOFines for unreported employees.IntroductionThis bill would require the Business Integrity Commission to fine companies that have unreported employees a minimum of $1,000 and a maximum of $10,000 for each individual working for the company who is not reportedApproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1573-2019 AAntonio Reynoso Amended and Coupled on GORegulating the trade waste industry.IntroductionThis bill would add enforcement of environmental, safety and health standards to the powers and duties of the business integrity commission. Additionally, it would add violation of law relating to the safety of the general public to the reasons a trade waste license could be suspended.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1574-2019 AAntonio Reynoso Amended and Coupled on GOEstablishment of commercial waste zones, and to repeal sections 16-523 and 16-524 of such code, relating to a pilot of special trade waste removal districts.IntroductionThis bill would mandate the establishment of commercial waste zones. The Department of Sanitation would designate commercial waste zones and enter into agreements with private carters to operate in the zones.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1557-2019 ACorey D. Johnson Amended and Coupled on GOFive-year plans for city streets, sidewalks, and pedestrian spaces.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to issue and implement a transportation master plan every five years. The plan’s goals would be to prioritize the safety of all street users, the use of mass transit, the reduction of vehicle emissions, and access for individuals with disabilities. Each plan would include certain benchmarks. The first plan would be due in December of 2021 and would include: • 150 miles of physically or camera-protected bus lanes over five years, with at least 20 miles in the first year and at least 30 miles during each subsequent year; • Transit signal priority at 750 intersections during the first year and 1,000 intersections during each subsequent year; • 250 miles of protected bike lanes over five years, with at least 30 miles in the first year and 50 miles in each subsequent year; • Bus stop upgrades like benches, shelters, and real-time passenger information at 500 bus stops each year; • Redesigning at least 2,000 signalized intersections over five years, with at least 400 redesigns each year; • Accessible pedestrian signals at no fewer than 2,500 intersections, with at least 500 installations each year; • Assessing and amending commercial loading zones and truck routes; • Developing parking policies to promote the master plan’s goals of safety, mass transit use, reduced vehicle emissions, and access for individuals with disabilities; and • Within the first two years, create and maintain one million square feet of pedestrian space. The following master plan, due in 2026, would include the completion of a connected bike lane network, installation of physically or camera-protected bus lanes on all routes where they can be installed, installation of accessible pedestrian signals at no fewer than 2,500 intersections over five years, installation of bus stop upgrades at all bus stops, redesign at least 2,000 intersections over five years, and installation of pedestrian ramps at no fewer than 3,000 street corners. The bill also requires reporting in February of each year regarding an update on any changes to the master plan and the progress towards achieving the benchmarks laid out in the plan. Finally, DOT would be required to conduct a public education campaign on the benefits of each master plan.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
T2018-1849 *  Coupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledEDUCATION      Not available
Int 1541-2019 BCorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOCreating a specialized high school taskforce.IntroductionThis bill would create a specialized high school task force that would be charged with addressing the racial/ethnic student body inequities of the specialized high schools. The task force would be required to examine (i) the current admissions system, including the specialized high school admissions exam and whether such exam should be changed or eliminated; (ii) existing programs such as the Department of Education’s discovery and dream programs; and (iii) the use of alternative admissions methods, including state standardized examinations and grade point average.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 1750-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledGOAuthorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in five business improvement districts and one special assessment district.IntroductionThis bill would authorize five existing business improvement districts (“BIDs”) throughout the City to increase the amount they expend annually.   Action details Not available
Res 1147-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 568 - Knickerbocker Village, ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
Res 1148-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 569 - Strivers Plaza; ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
Res 1149-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 570 - St. Nicholas Manor Apartments; ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledHEALTH      Not available
Int 0870-2018 AJoseph C. Borelli~coupledA and GOAdoption of shelter animals.IntroductionThis bill would require any full-service animal shelter operated by New York City to post photographs of each adoptable animal within 3 days of receiving such animal, provided that the animal is medically and behaviorally well enough. It would also require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to encourage non-full-service animal shelters to promote the placement of adoptable animals.   Action details Not available
Int 1202-2018 ACarlina Rivera ~coupledA and GOProhibiting the trafficking of wild birds.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit non-exempt individuals from taking or attempting to take any wild bird. Exempt individuals include law enforcement employees or other City employees acting in the scope of their duties, a person authorized by law or permit, or a person attempting to rescue a wild bird. Any person who unlawfully takes a wild bird is subject to a misdemeanor and a fine of no more than $1,000.   Action details Not available
Int 1378-2019 ACarlina Rivera ~coupledA and GOBanning the sale or provision of certain force-fed poultry products.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit retail food establishments or food service establishments from storing, maintaining, selling, or offering to sell force-fed products or food containing a force-fed product. The bill creates a rebuttable presumption that any item with a label or listed on the menu as “foie gras” is the product of force-feeding.   Action details Not available
Int 1425-2019 AKeith Powers ~coupledA and GOMaking it unlawful to work carriage horses in certain conditions.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit carriage horses from being worked when the air temperature is 90 degrees Fahrenheit or above, or whenever the air temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit or above and the equine heat index is 150 or above. Equine heat index is defined as the sum of the air temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit, and the relative humidity at a particular point in time.   Action details Not available
Int 1478-2019 AJustin L. Brannan~coupledA and GOEstablishment of an office of animal welfare.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Animal Welfare, headed by a Director appointed by the Mayor. The Department would be vested with the power to advise and assist the Mayor in the coordination and cooperation between agencies relating to animal welfare administration, regulation, management, and programs; review and recommend budget priorities relating to animal welfare; prepare an annual animal welfare report; serve as liaison for the City regarding animal welfare; provide outreach and education on animal welfare programs and humane treatment of animals; and perform other duties the Mayor may assign.   Action details Not available
Int 1498-2019 AFernando Cabrera ~coupledA and GORequiring 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 and arrests issued.   Action details Not available
Int 1570-2019 AMark Levine~coupledA and GOBordetella vaccination for dogs.IntroductionThis bill would ensure that dogs entering kennels, businesses, or establishments need to be in compliance with the New York City Health Code, which requires the dog be vaccinated for bordetella.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1141-2019 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered - GOChanges in membership to the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1142-2019 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered - GODissolving the Committee on Juvenile Justice and transferring its jurisdiction to the Standing Committee on the Justice System.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 1082-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledA and GORequiring global positioning systems in certain waste hauling vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would require global positioning systems in trucks that are used to collect waste in commercial waste zones.   Action details Not available
Int 1083-2018 ARafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledA and GOFines for unreported employees.IntroductionThis bill would require the Business Integrity Commission to fine companies that have unreported employees a minimum of $1,000 and a maximum of $10,000 for each individual working for the company who is not reported   Action details Not available
Int 1573-2019 AAntonio Reynoso~coupledA and GORegulating the trade waste industry.IntroductionThis bill would add enforcement of environmental, safety and health standards to the powers and duties of the business integrity commission. Additionally, it would add violation of law relating to the safety of the general public to the reasons a trade waste license could be suspended.   Action details Not available
Int 1574-2019 AAntonio Reynoso~coupledA and GOEstablishment of commercial waste zones, and to repeal sections 16-523 and 16-524 of such code, relating to a pilot of special trade waste removal districts.IntroductionThis bill would mandate the establishment of commercial waste zones. The Department of Sanitation would designate commercial waste zones and enter into agreements with private carters to operate in the zones.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledTRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1557-2019 ACorey D. Johnson~coupledA and GOFive-year plans for city streets, sidewalks, and pedestrian spaces.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to issue and implement a transportation master plan every five years. The plan’s goals would be to prioritize the safety of all street users, the use of mass transit, the reduction of vehicle emissions, and access for individuals with disabilities. Each plan would include certain benchmarks. The first plan would be due in December of 2021 and would include: • 150 miles of physically or camera-protected bus lanes over five years, with at least 20 miles in the first year and at least 30 miles during each subsequent year; • Transit signal priority at 750 intersections during the first year and 1,000 intersections during each subsequent year; • 250 miles of protected bike lanes over five years, with at least 30 miles in the first year and 50 miles in each subsequent year; • Bus stop upgrades like benches, shelters, and real-time passenger information at 500 bus stops each year; • Redesigning at least 2,000 signalized intersections over five years, with at least 400 redesigns each year; • Accessible pedestrian signals at no fewer than 2,500 intersections, with at least 500 installations each year; • Assessing and amending commercial loading zones and truck routes; • Developing parking policies to promote the master plan’s goals of safety, mass transit use, reduced vehicle emissions, and access for individuals with disabilities; and • Within the first two years, create and maintain one million square feet of pedestrian space. The following master plan, due in 2026, would include the completion of a connected bike lane network, installation of physically or camera-protected bus lanes on all routes where they can be installed, installation of accessible pedestrian signals at no fewer than 2,500 intersections over five years, installation of bus stop upgrades at all bus stops, redesign at least 2,000 intersections over five years, and installation of pedestrian ramps at no fewer than 3,000 street corners. The bill also requires reporting in February of each year regarding an update on any changes to the master plan and the progress towards achieving the benchmarks laid out in the plan. Finally, DOT would be required to conduct a public education campaign on the benefits of each master plan.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 0379-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal Adopted by the Committee on HealthRecognize “Meatless Monday” in NYC.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0798-2019 *Justin L. Brannan Adopted by the Committee on HealthAmend the agriculture and markets law and the general business law, in relation to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits. (A6298/S4234)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0921-2019 *Laurie A. Cumbo Adopted by the Committee on HealthProvide a tax credit to each taxpayer who adopts a household pet from a shelter. (A.286)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0977-2019 *Robert F. Holden Adopted by the Committee on HealthPreventing Animal Cruelty Torture Act, otherwise known as the PACT Act. (H.R. 724 and S. 479)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Video Video
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 1776-2019 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORFinanceRequiring the development of a single application form for the not-for-profit real property tax exemption and the not-for-profit exemption from water and sewer charges.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Protection, to develop a single application form that not-for-profit organizations can submit to apply for both the not-for-profit real property tax exemption and the not-for-profit exemption from water and sewer taxes at the same time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1777-2019 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsInspections of apartments rented with city rental assistance vouchers.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to conduct inspections of apartments rented with rental assistance vouchers administered by DSS. The inspections would be conducted prior to any family or individual moving into such apartment.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1778-2019 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORTechnologyRequiring information related to tree ownership be shared via 311.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to coordinate with the Parks Department to identify the owner of a tree or trees that are the subject of a 311 request and provide information regarding whether such tree or trees pose an immediate health or safety risk and the contact information for the relevant city agency or office when such trees are owned by the city of New York.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1139-2019 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORTransportationProhibit a child less than ten years of age from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk. (S.2497/A.1851)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1779-2019 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORFinanceExempting certain grocery stores from the commercial rent tax.IntroductionThis bill would exempt grocery stores from the commercial rent tax if they meet certain floor space and affordability requirements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1780-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceExtending the rate of the additional tax on the occupancy of hotel rooms.IntroductionThe current rate of the additional tax on the occupancy of hotel rooms is five and seven-eighths percent. Under existing law, on December 1, 2019, this rate will change to five percent. This bill would extend the current rate of five and seven-eighths percent through November 30, 2023. Beginning on December 1, 2023, the rate would change to five percent.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1781-2019 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionLight pollution from light fixtures in a residential district.IntroductionThis bill would restrict persons other than government agencies from operating lights causing outdoor illumination greater than 3000 lumens in a residential district, unless the lighting is fully shielded to reduce light trespass. Any person in violation of this bill would be liable for a civil penalty of $50.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1782-2019 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORPublic SafetyIncreasing certain penalties for excessive noise from a personal audio device on or inside a motor vehicle.IntroductionThe proposed bill would increase the penalties for unreasonable noise emanating from a personal audio device on or in a motor vehicle. The new penalties would range from $200 to $2,100, depending on the number of violations committed within the preceding two years.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1140-2019 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORPublic SafetyEmerging Transportation Security Threats Act of 2019.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1141-2019 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsChanges in membership to the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1142-2019 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsDissolving the Committee on Juvenile Justice and transferring its jurisdiction to the Standing Committee on the Justice System.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1783-2019 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsExcluding cooperatives from the housing portal.IntroductionThis bill would amend Local Law 64 for the year 2018 so that certain dwelling units in buildings owned in the cooperative form of ownership are exempt from the requirements of the housing portal.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1784-2019 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishing an office of not-for-profit organization services.IntroductionThis local law would require the Mayor to establish an Office of Not-For-Profit Services to assist and be a resource to not-for-profit organizations in New York City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1785-2019 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborHealth insurance coverage for the surviving family members of certain deceased employees of NYC.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1786-2019 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborHealth insurance benefits for surviving family members of certain deceased employees of the dept of sanitation.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1787-2019 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborCreating a pilot program providing freelance workers and domestic workers with safety training and information.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) to create a pilot program that provides freelance workers and domestic workers with first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. DCA would also be required to provide domestic workers, in particular, with information about hazardous cleaning products, including less hazardous options and the use of protective equipment. One year after the effective date, DCA would be required to provide a report regarding interest in the program, attendance at trainings, the cost of the program, the efficacy of the program and recommendations about the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1788-2019 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionEstablishing a climate migrant services coordinator.IntroductionThis bill would establish a climate migrant services coordinator to provide guidance to individuals who have relocated to New York City after being displaced from their homes by severe weather or natural disaster events.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1143-2019 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCivil Service and LaborOccupational Safety and Health Act of 1970Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1789-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORPreconsidered - TransportationSide guardsIntroductionSide guards are vehicle-based safety devices that prevent pedestrians, cyclists, and others from being caught in the otherwise exposed space between the front and rear axles of large vehicles. This bill would require all large vehicles operated pursuant to a contract with the City to be equipped with side guards by January 1, 2021. This bill would also expedite existing timelines for side guard implementation in the City fleet and for trade waste hauling vehicles from January 1, 2024 to January 1, 2021.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1790-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORContractsIncreasing the living wage for city-contracted human services workers.IntroductionThe 2002 Living Wage Law requires certain City human services contractors and subcontractors to pay a living wage to their employees. The living wage is defined to be $10 per hour plus health care benefits, or a supplemental health benefits rate of $1.50 per hour in lieu of such health care benefits. Wages for human services workers covered by the law have been stagnant at $10 per hour for over a decade. This bill would raise the living wage for such human services workers to $15 per hour and the health benefits supplement rate to $1.75 per hour.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1791-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORCriminal JusticeReporting of crime and arrests in facilities under the jurisdiction of the department of correction.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to separately report crime complaints and arrests that occur in facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Correction so that they are not reported as occurring within any police precinct or borough.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1792-2019 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionProviding information relating to behavioral health services.IntroductionThis bill requires the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop a list of all free behavioral health services and share the information with any City agency that provides direct services to young adults, families, and children. DOHMH would also be required to train the identified agencies on appropriate dissemination of the information and ensure that the developed list would be available on the appropriate agencies’ websites.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1144-2019 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsCongress to investigate the Trump Administration’s malfeasance and mismanagement of Puerto Rico’s disaster recovery and relief funds.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1793-2019 *Mark Treyger~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequiring DEP to provide reusable water bottles to students enrolled in city school district middle schools and high schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to provide middle and high school students with reusable water bottles. All students enrolled in schools containing grades six through eight or grades nine through twelve would receive a water bottle within the first week of each school year. This bill would not cover schools that serve grades one through six.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1145-2019 *Mark Treyger~SPONSOREducationDOE to install air conditioning or cooling systems in kitchens in NYC public schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1146-2019 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSOREducationDOE to provide dairy-free options for all student meals.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0568-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceKnickerbocker Village, ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0569-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceStrivers Plaza; ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0570-2019 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceSt. Nicholas Manor Apartments; ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0571-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings, and DispositionsLandmarks, 4797 Third Ave, Bronx (20205138 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0571-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 4797 Third Ave, Bronx (20205138 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0572-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (C 190409 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0572-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (C 190409 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0573-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (C 190410 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0573-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (C 190410 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0574-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (N 190411 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0574-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (N 190411 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0575-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (C 190421 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0575-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (C 190421 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0576-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 6003 8th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190305 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0576-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 6003 8th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190305 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available