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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/27/2020 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: Pastor Joseph Diesel Sano who serves as the spiritual leader of Iglesia de Dios de la Profecia Williamsburg located at 333 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Reynoso.      Video Video
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of January 23, 2020 be adopted as printed by Council Member Louis.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Not available
M 0224-2020 *  Rules, Privileges and ElectionsNiisha K. Butler, New York City Tax CommissionMayor's Message Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0225-2020 *  Preconsidered - FinanceThe Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0226-2020 *  Preconsidered - FinanceSchedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0227-2020 *  Preconsidered - FinanceTransfer City funds between various agencies in FY'20 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0228-2020 *  Preconsidered - FinanceAppropriation of new City revenues in FY'20 (MN-4).Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Video Video
M 0229-2020 *James G. Van Bramer  Zoning, Sean OG’s, Queens (20205193 TCQ)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 CULTURAL AFFAIRS, LIBRARIES AND INTERNATIONAL INTERGROUP RELATIONS      Not available
Int 1451-2019 AFernando Cabrera  Amended and Coupled on GOCreating a NYC museum of African American history.IntroductionThis bill would require the creation of a task force to evaluate the feasibility of creating a museum about New York City’s African American Civil Rights History.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT      Not available
Int 1652-2019 AAlicka Ampry-Samuel  Amended and Coupled on GOEnsuring that community gardens are classified as open space, outdoor recreation, a community garden or other similar description of land in a database maintained by the dept of city planning.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning (DCP) to categorize community gardens as open space, outdoor recreation, a community garden, or other similar description in the Primary Land Use Tax Lot Output data set, and would also prohibit DCP from categorizing such gardens as vacant land.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1654-2019 ADiana Ayala  Amended and Coupled on GONeighborhood awareness campaigns regarding farm-to-city projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct neighborhood-specific public awareness and education campaigns regarding the City’s farm-to-city projects, which includes farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, food boxes, and fresh pantries. The Department would also be required all relevant information to its website.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Int 0245-2018 BAntonio Reynoso Amended and Coupled on GOExemptions from the sale of tax liens.IntroductionThis bill would create a position of a not-for-profit ombudsperson within the Department of Finance (DOF). Moreover, this bill would exempt from the City’s lien sale any property owned by a not-for-profit organization that received a not-for-profit property tax exemption under in at least one of the prior two fiscal years, provided that: (1) such exemption was granted on or after the date on which such property was conveyed to a not-for-profit organization; (2) the property tax component of such lien arose on or after the date on which such real property was conveyed to such not-for-profit organization; and (3) such not-for-profit organization was organized or conducted for an eligible not-for-profit purpose. Additionally, the bill would provide an exemption for any property for which the owner has, in good faith, submitted a pending application for a not-for-profit property tax exemption pursuant to the above sections with DOF, as well as any property for which the owner is appealing the denial of such an exemption with the Tax Commission. Additionally, the bill would require notice to owners of Class 4 properties of the availability of exemptions and other actions to remove a property from the sale, as well as mandate certain other changes to the lien sale notice. Finally, the bill would require DOF to include information about how to remove a property from the lien sale when denying an application for certain exemptions.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1258-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0225-2020 *   The Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1261-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 225 - The Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0226-2020 *   Schedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1262-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 226 - Schedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0227-2020 *   Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'20 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1263-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 227 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'20 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0228-2020 *   Appropriation of new City revenues in FY'20 (MN-4).Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1264-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOM 228 - Appropriation of new City revenues in FY'20 (MN-4).Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 1816-2019 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. Amended and Coupled on GOAmendments unique to construction in the city and incorporate therein provisions of the NYStretch energy code-2020, and to repeal section 28-1001.2 of such administrative code relating to such conforming amendments.IntroductionThis bill would implement section 28-1001.3.1 the Administrative Code, which requires triennial updates to the New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC) “to bring it up to date with or exceed the latest edition of the energy conservation construction code of New York State.” These amendments will bring the NYCECC up to date with the 2020 version of the New York State Energy Conservation Code (NYSECC) which goes into effect on May 12, 2020, but with local amendments. The 2020 version of the NYSECC reflects the NYSECC’s adoption of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code that is published by the International Code Council. In addition, this legislation incorporates the latest version of the New York Stretch Energy Code as required by Local Law 32 for the year 2018. Local Law 32 mandates that the City amend the NYCECC to align it with the latest version of the New York Stretch Energy Code developed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0606-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200061(A) ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1265-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 606 - Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200061(A) ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0607-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200064 ZMM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1266-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 607 - Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200064 ZMM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0608-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (N 200065 ZRM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1267-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 608 - Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (N 200065 ZRM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0609-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 503 Broadway, Manhattan (C 190265 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1268-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 609 - Zoning, 503 Broadway, Manhattan (C 190265 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0610-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Bridge Park South Mapping, Bronx (C 190508 MMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1269-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 610 - Zoning, Bridge Park South Mapping, Bronx (C 190508 MMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0614-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 2513-2523 Avenue O Rezoning, Brooklyn (20190438 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0615-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 322-Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20205150 SCK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1270-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 615 - Landmarks, 322-Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20205150 SCK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0624-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Bluestone Lane, Manhattan (20205180 TCM)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1271-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 624 - Zoning, Bluestone Lane, Manhattan (20205180 TCM)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0625-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Trattoria Dell’Arte, Manhattan (20205106 TCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1272-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 625 - Zoning, Trattoria Dell’Arte, Manhattan (20205106 TCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0636-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, C7 Baychester Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 200088 ZMX)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1273-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 636 - Zoning, C7 Baychester Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 200088 ZMX)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND INVESTIGATIONS      Not available
Int 1440-2019 ARitchie J. Torres Amended and Coupled on GORequiring DOI and the special commissioner of investigation to create web applications to track agency cooperation and compliance with investigations and recommendations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Investigation (DOI) and the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District (SCI) to develop and maintain web applications providing information on City agencies’ compliance with DOI’s and SCI’s investigatory recommendations. Each web application would contain information on: each recommendation sent to a City agency resulting from an investigation; whether that recommendation was accepted or rejected by the City agency; and if accepted, whether the City agency implemented the recommendation. Both web applications would have to be made available online by July 1, 2020.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 1847-2020 AMark Treyger Amended and Coupled on GOIndividualized responses to violent hate crimes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) to provide an individualized response to alleged violent hate crimes. This bill would also require OPHC to provide information to the affected community within 24 hours of the occurrence of a violent hate crime when practicable. This bill would also require OPHC to notify the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council, the Public Advocate and the council member of the district in which a violent hate crime has occurred. These requirements would be subject to an exception for information that is confidential or which would compromise law enforcement investigations or operations if disclosed.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0217-2020 *   Nisha Agarwal, Conflicts of Interest BoardMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1274-2020 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 217 - Nisha Agarwal, Conflicts of Interest BoardResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0218-2020 *   Wayne Hawley, Conflicts of Interest BoardMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1275-2020 *Karen Koslowitz Coupled on GOM 218 - Wayne Hawley, Conflicts of Interest BoardResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUITY      Not available
Int 1536-2019 AHelen K. Rosenthal Amended and Coupled on GOReporting on efforts to prevent and address sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commission on Gender Equity (CGE) to include information about sex-and gender-based discrimination, including Title IX, in its annual report, change the due date for the annual report to April 1 each year and also require CGE to post links to publicly reported data from city agencies, including the Department of Education (DOE), relating to sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment. The bill would also require DOE to annually report on resources, support, policies and procedures related to preventing and addressing sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment, as well as information related to the internal structure for central and borough employees whose work relates to sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Video Video
LU 0614-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2513-2523 Avenue O Rezoning, Brooklyn (20190438 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1276-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 614 - Zoning, 2513-2523 Avenue O Rezoning, Brooklyn (20190438 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
T2018-1849 *  Coupled on GOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCULTURAL AFFAIRS, LIBRARIES AND INTERNATIONAL INTERGROUP RELATIONS      Not available
Int 1451-2019 AFernando Cabrera ~coupledA and GOCreating a NYC museum of African American history.IntroductionThis bill would require the creation of a task force to evaluate the feasibility of creating a museum about New York City’s African American Civil Rights History.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT      Not available
Int 1652-2019 AAlicka Ampry-Samuel ~coupledA and GOEnsuring that community gardens are classified as open space, outdoor recreation, a community garden or other similar description of land in a database maintained by the dept of city planning.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of City Planning (DCP) to categorize community gardens as open space, outdoor recreation, a community garden, or other similar description in the Primary Land Use Tax Lot Output data set, and would also prohibit DCP from categorizing such gardens as vacant land.   Action details Not available
Int 1654-2019 ADiana Ayala ~coupledA and GONeighborhood awareness campaigns regarding farm-to-city projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct neighborhood-specific public awareness and education campaigns regarding the City’s farm-to-city projects, which includes farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, food boxes, and fresh pantries. The Department would also be required all relevant information to its website.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 0245-2018 BAntonio Reynoso~coupledGOExemptions from the sale of tax liens.IntroductionThis bill would create a position of a not-for-profit ombudsperson within the Department of Finance (DOF). Moreover, this bill would exempt from the City’s lien sale any property owned by a not-for-profit organization that received a not-for-profit property tax exemption under in at least one of the prior two fiscal years, provided that: (1) such exemption was granted on or after the date on which such property was conveyed to a not-for-profit organization; (2) the property tax component of such lien arose on or after the date on which such real property was conveyed to such not-for-profit organization; and (3) such not-for-profit organization was organized or conducted for an eligible not-for-profit purpose. Additionally, the bill would provide an exemption for any property for which the owner has, in good faith, submitted a pending application for a not-for-profit property tax exemption pursuant to the above sections with DOF, as well as any property for which the owner is appealing the denial of such an exemption with the Tax Commission. Additionally, the bill would require notice to owners of Class 4 properties of the availability of exemptions and other actions to remove a property from the sale, as well as mandate certain other changes to the lien sale notice. Finally, the bill would require DOF to include information about how to remove a property from the lien sale when denying an application for certain exemptions.   Action details Not available
Res 1258-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1261-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 225 - The Operating Budget of the Council of the City of New York.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1262-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 226 - Schedule detailing the lump sum OTPS Unit of Appropriation of the Operating Budget of the Council of the City of NY.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1263-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 227 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'20 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1264-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOM 228 - Appropriation of new City revenues in FY'20 (MN-4).Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledHOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 1816-2019 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr.~coupledA and GOAmendments unique to construction in the city and incorporate therein provisions of the NYStretch energy code-2020, and to repeal section 28-1001.2 of such administrative code relating to such conforming amendments.IntroductionThis bill would implement section 28-1001.3.1 the Administrative Code, which requires triennial updates to the New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC) “to bring it up to date with or exceed the latest edition of the energy conservation construction code of New York State.” These amendments will bring the NYCECC up to date with the 2020 version of the New York State Energy Conservation Code (NYSECC) which goes into effect on May 12, 2020, but with local amendments. The 2020 version of the NYSECC reflects the NYSECC’s adoption of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code that is published by the International Code Council. In addition, this legislation incorporates the latest version of the New York Stretch Energy Code as required by Local Law 32 for the year 2018. Local Law 32 mandates that the City amend the NYCECC to align it with the latest version of the New York Stretch Energy Code developed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 1265-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 606 - Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200061(A) ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1266-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 607 - Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (C 200064 ZMM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1267-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 608 - Zoning, GO Broome Street Development, Manhattan (N 200065 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1268-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 609 - Zoning, 503 Broadway, Manhattan (C 190265 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1269-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 610 - Zoning, Bridge Park South Mapping, Bronx (C 190508 MMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1270-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 615 - Landmarks, 322-Seat Primary School Facility, Brooklyn (20205150 SCK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1271-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 624 - Zoning, Bluestone Lane, Manhattan (20205180 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1272-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 625 - Zoning, Trattoria Dell’Arte, Manhattan (20205106 TCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1273-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 636 - Zoning, C7 Baychester Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 200088 ZMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledOVERSIGHT AND INVESTIGATIONS      Not available
Int 1440-2019 ARitchie J. Torres~coupledA and GORequiring DOI and the special commissioner of investigation to create web applications to track agency cooperation and compliance with investigations and recommendations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Investigation (DOI) and the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District (SCI) to develop and maintain web applications providing information on City agencies’ compliance with DOI’s and SCI’s investigatory recommendations. Each web application would contain information on: each recommendation sent to a City agency resulting from an investigation; whether that recommendation was accepted or rejected by the City agency; and if accepted, whether the City agency implemented the recommendation. Both web applications would have to be made available online by July 1, 2020.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledPUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 1847-2020 AMark Treyger~coupledA and GOIndividualized responses to violent hate crimes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) to provide an individualized response to alleged violent hate crimes. This bill would also require OPHC to provide information to the affected community within 24 hours of the occurrence of a violent hate crime when practicable. This bill would also require OPHC to notify the Mayor, the Speaker of the Council, the Public Advocate and the council member of the district in which a violent hate crime has occurred. These requirements would be subject to an exception for information that is confidential or which would compromise law enforcement investigations or operations if disclosed.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1274-2020 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 217 - Nisha Agarwal, Conflicts of Interest BoardResolution    Action details Not available
Res 1275-2020 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledGOM 218 - Wayne Hawley, Conflicts of Interest BoardResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledWOMEN AND GENDER EQUITY      Not available
Int 1536-2019 AHelen K. Rosenthal~coupledA and GOReporting on efforts to prevent and address sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commission on Gender Equity (CGE) to include information about sex-and gender-based discrimination, including Title IX, in its annual report, change the due date for the annual report to April 1 each year and also require CGE to post links to publicly reported data from city agencies, including the Department of Education (DOE), relating to sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment. The bill would also require DOE to annually report on resources, support, policies and procedures related to preventing and addressing sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment, as well as information related to the internal structure for central and borough employees whose work relates to sex- and gender-based discrimination and harassment.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
Res 1276-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 614 - Zoning, 2513-2523 Avenue O Rezoning, Brooklyn (20190438 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Video Video
Res 0335-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Amended and Adopted by the Committee on HealthSickle Cell Awareness (A.6493/S.2281)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0980-2019 *I. Daneek Miller Adopted by the Committee on HealthDeclaring June 19 Sickle Cell Awareness Day in NYC.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Video Video
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Res 1254-2020 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel ~SPONSOREducationDOE to create 10 new rigorous, high quality Specialized High Schools for grades 9 through 12, distributed across all five boroughs.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1889-2020 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsRequiring closed captioning to be enabled on televisions in places of public accommodation.IntroductionThis bill would require closed captioning to be enabled on televisions in public areas in places of public accommodation during posted hours of operation, eliminating the need for an individual to request that closed captioning be enabled. The bill would amend the New York City Human Rights Law to designate failing to so enable closed captioning on televisions in places of public accommodation a discriminatory practice under that law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1890-2020 *Diana Ayala ~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionCommunity outreach regarding the availability of mental health counseling in response to violent and traumatic incidents.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Police Department, within 24 hours of a determination that a violent or traumatic incident has occurred, to notify the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOHMH”) of such incident. A violent or traumatic incident means an act or series of acts causing serious physical injury or death, including but not limited to gun violence or suicide. Upon receiving notice of a violent or traumatic incident, DOHMH would be required to conduct outreach to affected community members regarding the availability of mental health counseling and other social services from City agencies and City-funded non-governmental organizations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1891-2020 *Joseph C. Borelli~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementMachines used to resurface ice.IntroductionThe bill would amend the New York City Fire Code by exempting machines used to resurface ice (frequently referred to as “Zambonis” for the inventor, Frank Zamboni) from current requirements that prohibit certain powered industrial machines from utilizing more than one canister of propane. Under the new provision, a Zamboni would be permitted to utilize two propane canisters at any given time.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1255-2020 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsIncreasing the supply and affordability of certain housing and to adjust the calculations of area median income for purposes of Federal low-income housing assistance, and for other purposes. (H.R 4984)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1256-2020 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsTrump Administration to release any remaining federal disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Maria to Puerto Rico and provide additional funds in response to recent earthquakes on the island.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1892-2020 *Andrew Cohen~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring the DOC to utilize zero-emission vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of correction to only use zero-emission vehicles by 2026.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1893-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsAmend the NYC plumbing code in relation to toilets sized for children.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require at least one toilet sized for children be available in toilet rooms located in buildings classified in occupancy groups A, E and libraries in occupancy group B.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1894-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsSale of automated employment decision tools.IntroductionThis bill would regulate the use of automated employment decision tools, which, for the purposes of this bill, encompass certain systems that use algorithmic methodologies to filter candidates for hire or to make decisions regarding any other term, condition or privilege of employment. This bill would prohibit the sale of such tools if they were not the subject of an audit for bias in the past year prior to sale, were not sold with a yearly bias audit service at no additional cost, and were not accompanied by a notice that the tool is subject to the provisions of this bill. This bill would also require any person who uses automated employment assessment tools for hiring and other employment purposes to disclose to candidates, within 30 days, when such tools were used to assess their candidacy for employment, and the job qualifications or characteristics for which the tool was used to screen. Violations of the provisions of the bill would incur a penalty.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1257-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSOREducationDOE to provide all grade levels with a curriculum that focuses on religious diversity and to offer professional development focused on religious diversity to educators.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1258-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1895-2020 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessFood service establishments’ packaging of food for delivery.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to establish rules that would decrease the risk that food packaged by restaurants for delivery is tampered with before reaching the customer, which may include requiring tamper-evident packaging. Violations would be punishable by a civil penalty of up to $100 for each violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1896-2020 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessDisclosure of commissions charged by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThe bill would require that third-party delivery services, entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services, disclose to consumers any commission, fees, or other monetary payments imposed on participating restaurants.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1897-2020 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessLicensing of third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would require certain third-party food delivery services to obtain a license in order to provide their service to restaurants in the City. Application terms and fees would be determined by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection. The department could refuse to issue or renew a license, or suspend or revoke a license, if the third-party food delivery services violates the conditions of the license, including engaging in misleading advertising or deceptive trade practices. Third-party food delivery services who violate license conditions may also be subject to penalties determined by the department.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1898-2020 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessTelephone order charges by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThe bill would prohibit third-party delivery services, entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services, from charging restaurants for telephone orders with customers that did not actually occur.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1899-2020 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTechnologyEstablishment of an office of technology and digital services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor to establish an Office of Technology and Digital Services, to be headed by a Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The CTO would serve as a liaison to city agencies for the provision of digital services, advise the mayor and heads of city agencies on issues relating to digital services, review and develop recommendations in response to user complaints regarding digital services, and promote a digital services program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1900-2020 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORTechnologyEstablishing technology officers within the office of technology and digital services.IntroductionThis bill would establish technology officers within the office of technology and digital services. The officers would provide city agencies with digital services, review requests for proposals, and create custom software for the use of city agencies.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1901-2020 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsRequiring disclosure of the identity of contributors to entities making independent expenditures in support of or in opposition to any municipal ballot proposal or referendum.IntroductionThis bill would require independent spenders working to influence the results of a municipal ballot initiative to disclose such spenders’ donors to the Campaign Finance Board and, in certain cases, in their advertisements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1902-2020 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareProvision of case management services for homeless individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to provide case management services to everyone assessed by either DHS or by an organization that contracts with the City, who is reasonably believed to be living on the street.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1903-2020 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRental assistance eligibility requirements for street homeless individuals.IntroductionThis bill would set 30 days as the maximum time that the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration may require a street homeless applicant to have received case management services to be eligible for certain rental assistance programs.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1904-2020 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsAbility of supreme court justices in the twelfth and thirteenth judicial districts to hear objections to charter amendment petitions.IntroductionThis bill would update section 40 of the Charter to reflect the creation of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Judicial Districts. Currently, section 40 permits any supreme court justice “in the first, second or eleventh judicial district” to resolve disputes regarding the validity of voter petitions to amend the Charter. When the Legislature reassigned Bronx County to the Twelfth District and Richmond County to the Thirteenth District, it did not update section 40 accordingly. This bill would make the necessary updates to section 40 to clarify that justices in Bronx and Richmond Counties continue to be able to resolve disputes regarding the validity of Charter amendment petitions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1905-2020 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsAbility of supreme court justices in the twelfth and thirteenth judicial districts to order summary inquiries into official misconduct.IntroductionThis bill would update section 1109 of the Charter to reflect the creation of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Judicial Districts. Currently, section 1109 permits any supreme court justice “in the first, second or eleventh judicial district” to order a summary inquiry into alleged misconduct regarding the property, government, or affairs of the City. When the Legislature reassigned Bronx County to the Twelfth District and Richmond County to the Thirteenth District, it did not update section 1109 accordingly. This bill would make the necessary updates to section 1109 to clarify that justices in Bronx and Richmond Counties continue to be able to order summary inquiries.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1906-2020 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORTransportationRequiring DOT to notify property owners ordered to repair sidewalks of existing department plans to make repairs on same sidewalks.IntroductionThis bill would require that the City’s Department of Transportation (“DOT”), prior to issuing a notice of violation requiring a property owner to repair a defect on a sidewalk abutting the owner’s property, to first determine if DOT or the Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) already have plans to repair or upgrade the same section of sidewalk. To avoid redundant work, DOT’s notice of violation should also notify the property owner of the planned DOT or Parks sidewalk repair or upgrade. Where such planned sidewalk repair or upgrade would begin within 90 days, no notice should be given to the property owner.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1907-2020 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORSmall BusinessProhibiting third-party food delivery services from limiting the purchase prices covered establishments may charge on food and beverage orders.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit third-party food delivery services from limiting the menu prices restaurants may charge on food and beverage orders. Violations of this prohibition would result in civil penalties.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1908-2020 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORSmall BusinessPer-order fees charged by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit certain third-party food delivery services, entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services, from charging restaurants more than a 10% fee per order for the use of their service. Violations of this prohibition would be subject to civil penalties.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1259-2020 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORPublic SafetyPresident to establish an anti-Semitism task force.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1909-2020 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORLand UseReport on article seven-c of the Multiple Dwelling Law.IntroductionThis bill would require an agency or office designated by the mayor, in consultation with a local advisory board, to report on past and future impacts of the loft law.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1910-2020 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProviding a loss factor standard.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of commercial premises to report to the Department of Finance information regarding the square footage of such commercial premises, including the standards used to calculate rentable square footage, usable square footage and loss factor.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1260-2020 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORTransportationTaxi Medallion Loan Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2020 (H.R. 5617)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 1911-2020 *Ritchie J. Torres~SPONSORPublic HousingProvision of information to tenants of the NYCHA regarding the mold ombudsperson.IntroductionThis bill would require an office or agency designated by the Mayor to mail to each tenant of the New York City Housing Authority a pamphlet that contains information about the court-appointed mold ombudsperson, the mold ombudsperson’s call center, and how to make a complaint to the mold ombudsperson. The office would also be required to mail such pamphlet to local elected officials and certain community representatives and hold a public briefing at least once a year to provide information about the mold ombudsperson.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0637-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Rochester Suydam, Brooklyn (C 190453 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0637-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Rochester Suydam, Brooklyn (C 190453 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0638-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Rochester Suydam I – Article XI, Brooklyn (20205362 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0638-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Rochester Suydam I – Article XI, Brooklyn (20205362 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0639-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Rochester Suydam II – Article XI, Brooklyn (20205363 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0639-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Rochester Suydam II – Article XI, Brooklyn (20205363 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0640-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Cooper Square MHA-Phase 1.GHPP.FY20, Manhattan (20205357 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0640-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Cooper Square MHA-Phase 1.GHPP.FY20, Manhattan (20205357 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0641-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 52nd Street Rezoning, Queens (C 180154 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0641-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 52nd Street Rezoning, Queens (C 180154 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0642-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 52nd Street Rezoning, Queens (N 180155 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0642-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 52nd Street Rezoning, Queens (N 180155 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0643-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 90 Sands Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200059 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0643-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 90 Sands Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200059 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0644-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 90 Sands Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200060 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0644-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 90 Sands Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200060 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0645-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, Sean OG’s, Queens (20205193 TCQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0645-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Sean OG’s, Queens (20205193 TCQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available