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Meeting Name: Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/24/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: - REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1) -
Jointly with the Committee on Economic Development
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T2020-6476 *   Oversight - NYC’s Tourism Industry and the COVID-19 Crisis.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2020-6476 *   Oversight - NYC’s Tourism Industry and the COVID-19 Crisis.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1773-2019 *Paul A. Vallone Proposed Int. No. 1773-AOffice of tourism recovery.IntroductionThis bill would establish an office of tourism recovery within the office of the mayor for a period of five years. Such office would be responsible for: (1) coordinating with city agencies to facilitate the recovery of the city’s tourism industry; (2) liaising between the public and the administration on issues relating to the tourism industry; (3) disseminating information on behalf of the city to concerns from local businesses and attractions relating to the city’s tourism recovery efforts; (4) responding on behalf of the city to concerns from tourists or potential tourists on the safety measures in place at various city attractions; and (5) working with city agencies to communicate tourism recovery efforts to other agencies and the general public. The office would be required to submit quarterly reports on tourism recovery efforts to the mayor and speaker. This bill will sunset five years after its effective date.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1773-2019 *Paul A. Vallone  Office of tourism recovery.IntroductionThis bill would establish an office of tourism recovery within the office of the mayor for a period of five years. Such office would be responsible for: (1) coordinating with city agencies to facilitate the recovery of the city’s tourism industry; (2) liaising between the public and the administration on issues relating to the tourism industry; (3) disseminating information on behalf of the city to concerns from local businesses and attractions relating to the city’s tourism recovery efforts; (4) responding on behalf of the city to concerns from tourists or potential tourists on the safety measures in place at various city attractions; and (5) working with city agencies to communicate tourism recovery efforts to other agencies and the general public. The office would be required to submit quarterly reports on tourism recovery efforts to the mayor and speaker. This bill will sunset five years after its effective date.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2034-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Coordinating the use of open space for art and cultural programming.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management (CECM), in consultation with the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), the Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks), the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) and any other relevant agency or office, to create a website that would provide information on open spaces, such as roadways, parks, or pedestrian plazas, designated by the City for art and cultural programming, facilitate the use of such space by art and cultural institutions and allow users to search for such open space on a map. The website would also allow users to search for information about outdoor programs offered by art and cultural institutions that are coordinated by CECM and provide information about other events either hosted by art and cultural institutions or outdoor events held on private property, to the extent such information is provided to CECM.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2034-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Coordinating the use of open space for art and cultural programming.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management (CECM), in consultation with the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), the Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks), the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) and any other relevant agency or office, to create a website that would provide information on open spaces, such as roadways, parks, or pedestrian plazas, designated by the City for art and cultural programming, facilitate the use of such space by art and cultural institutions and allow users to search for such open space on a map. The website would also allow users to search for information about outdoor programs offered by art and cultural institutions that are coordinated by CECM and provide information about other events either hosted by art and cultural institutions or outdoor events held on private property, to the extent such information is provided to CECM.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2068-2020 *James G. Van Bramer  Temporary use of outdoor space for artistic and cultural events.IntroductionThis bill would require the City to create an “Open Culture” program that would allow eligible art and cultural institutions or cultural venues to use approved open space for artistic or cultural events. The Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management (CECM), in consultation with the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Buildings (DOB), the Police Department (NYPD), the Fire Department (NYFD), and any other agency designated by the Mayor, would establish the program by March 1, 2021. There would be an application fee of $20 for participation in the program and the DOT would be required to share a list of eligible open spaces by February 1, 2021. The program would remain in effect until October 31, 2021, with the possibility of extension, but it would expire by March 31, 2022.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2068-2020 *James G. Van Bramer  Temporary use of outdoor space for artistic and cultural events.IntroductionThis bill would require the City to create an “Open Culture” program that would allow eligible art and cultural institutions or cultural venues to use approved open space for artistic or cultural events. The Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management (CECM), in consultation with the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Buildings (DOB), the Police Department (NYPD), the Fire Department (NYFD), and any other agency designated by the Mayor, would establish the program by March 1, 2021. There would be an application fee of $20 for participation in the program and the DOT would be required to share a list of eligible open spaces by February 1, 2021. The program would remain in effect until October 31, 2021, with the possibility of extension, but it would expire by March 31, 2022.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1422-2020 *James G. Van Bramer  Save Our Stages (SOS) (S.4258/H.R.7806)Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1422-2020 *James G. Van Bramer  Save Our Stages (SOS) (S.4258/H.R.7806)Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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