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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/29/2020 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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T2020-5651 *   Oversight - Renewable RikersOversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2020-5651 *   Oversight - Renewable RikersOversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1591-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Conducting a study regarding the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island.IntroductionThis local law requires the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Commissioner of Sanitation, to study the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection would also assess the presence of methane on Rikers Island and the potential to install methane recovery systems.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1591-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Conducting a study regarding the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island.IntroductionThis local law requires the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Commissioner of Sanitation, to study the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection would also assess the presence of methane on Rikers Island and the potential to install methane recovery systems.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1592-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Transfer of land, buildings and facilities of Rikers Island to the dept of citywide administrative services.IntroductionThis local law would establish a process for the transferring of the land, buildings and facilities of Rikers Island from the Department of Correction to the Department of Citywide Administrative Services In biannual evaluations, any portion not in active use for the housing of persons, or providing of services for such persons, would be so transferred, with the entirety being transferred no later than August 31, 2027. Additionally, a Rikers Island Advisory Committee would be established, consisting of relevant commissioners, persons impacted by Rikers, and experts in environmental justice and sustainability. The advisory committee would evaluate and provide recommendations on potential uses of the island for sustainability and resiliency purposes.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1592-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Transfer of land, buildings and facilities of Rikers Island to the dept of citywide administrative services.IntroductionThis local law would establish a process for the transferring of the land, buildings and facilities of Rikers Island from the Department of Correction to the Department of Citywide Administrative Services In biannual evaluations, any portion not in active use for the housing of persons, or providing of services for such persons, would be so transferred, with the entirety being transferred no later than August 31, 2027. Additionally, a Rikers Island Advisory Committee would be established, consisting of relevant commissioners, persons impacted by Rikers, and experts in environmental justice and sustainability. The advisory committee would evaluate and provide recommendations on potential uses of the island for sustainability and resiliency purposes.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1593-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Direct the mayor’s office of long-term planning and sustainability to study the feasibility of different types of renewable energy sources combined with battery storage on Rikers Island.IntroductionThis local law would require that a feasibility study be conducted as an appendix to the long-term energy plan, to ascertain whether different types of renewable energy sources, combined with battery storage, are feasible on Rikers Island.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1593-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Direct the mayor’s office of long-term planning and sustainability to study the feasibility of different types of renewable energy sources combined with battery storage on Rikers Island.IntroductionThis local law would require that a feasibility study be conducted as an appendix to the long-term energy plan, to ascertain whether different types of renewable energy sources, combined with battery storage, are feasible on Rikers Island.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available