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Meeting date/time: 9/23/2020 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1)
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Very Reverend Father George Anastasiou who serves as the spiritual leader of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church of Whitestone, located at 11-05 150th Street, Whitestone, New York 11357. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Vallone.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - None      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR      Not available
M 0252-2020 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting the Mayor's Management Report, FY'20.Mayor's Message Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS - None      Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Not available
    9.DISCUSSION OF GENERAL ORDERS      Not available
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 2032-2020 AAndrew Cohen Amended and Coupled on GORequiring city employers to provide earned safe and sick time to employees.IntroductionOn April 3, Governor Cuomo signed into law the State Budget (Senate Bill S7506B), which included a provision that amended the New York Labor Law to require many employers to provide paid sick leave. The law takes effect on September 30, 2020. This bill aligns the City’s Paid Sick Law with the recently enacted State law, including how time is accrued and which businesses are covered. Small businesses with four or fewer employees and an income less than $1 million must provide 40 hours of unpaid safe/sick leave. Small businesses with four or fewer employees but have an income greater than $1 million must provide 40 hours of paid safe/sick leave. Most businesses with 99 or fewer employees must still provide 40 hours of paid sick leave. Large businesses of 100 or more employees must provide up to 56 hours of paid safe/sick leave.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2049-2020 AMark Levine Amended and Coupled on GODisplaced hotel service workers and hotel service disruption notifications.IntroductionThe bill would establish protections for displaced hotel service workers in the event of a change in control of a hotel, such as a sale or bankruptcy. Once new ownership commences, the owner would be required to provide employment to the existing hotel workers for at least 90 days. During this retention period, existing workers would be paid the same wage rate or higher. At the end of the 90-day period, the new employer would perform an evaluation of the worker and, if the worker receives a satisfactory result, the new employer would be required to offer continued employment. In addition, the bill would require hotels to notify guests of service disruptions that would substantially affect their stay. A hotel would be prohibited from charging a fee or penalty for cancellations made because of a service disruption.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Int 1225-2018 ADaniel Dromm  Amended and Coupled on GOCollection and maintenance of contact information of real property owners.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance (DOF) to make best efforts to collect the name, telephone number, and email address of all owners of real property and, once such information is received, or equivalent information of an individual authorized to receive communications regarding the property on behalf of the owner. The legislation would require that DOF, at a minimum, solicit the contact information on hard copy and online forms, applications, and other documents created by the department for submission by a property owner related to the recording of deed- or mortgage-related documents, or the administration of real property personal tax exemption programs, the tax lien sale, the real property transfer tax, or the tax on mortgages. Once received DOF must ensure that such contact information is maintained in a computer database used by the Department for purposes of administering the real property tax.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1702-2019 AKaren Koslowitz Amended and Coupled on GONotice regarding property tax rates.IntroductionThe Department of Finance typically mails out property tax bills for the July 1 due date in early June, prior to the Council’s adoption of the tax rate for the new fiscal year. Therefore, these bills reflect the prior year’s tax rate. The taxes due are subsequently recalculated upon adoption of the new tax rate and such adjustments are reflected on subsequent property tax bills. This local law would require the Department of Finance to include notice on property tax bills that use a prior year’s tax rate that the taxes due are subject to adjustment upon the adoption of the tax rate for the new fiscal year.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1705-2019 ASteven Matteo Amended and Coupled on GODept of finance providing a receipt of payment.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance to establish and maintain a system to contact property owners by e-mail and provide access electronically to a receipt for, and information on, each payment made for charges shown on their statement of accountApproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2039-2020 ADaniel Dromm  Amended and Coupled on GOAuthorize the extension of deadlines for the filing of applications and renewal applications for real property tax abatement and exemption programs.IntroductionThis local law would extend the deadline to file an application or a renewal application to July 15, 2020 for applications for the School Tax Relief Exemption, the Disabled Crime Victim/Good Samaritan Exemption, the Clergy Exemption, the Cooperative and Condominium Property Tax Abatement, the Senior Citizen Homeowners’ Exemption, the Disabled Homeowners’ Exemption, the Veterans Exemption, and the Alternative Veterans Exemption that were due in calendar year 2020.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1433-2020 *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
LU 0686-2020 *Daniel Dromm   Albany Crossings Apartments, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1437-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 686 - Albany Crossings Apartments, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0687-2020 *Daniel Dromm   Kingston Heights Apartments, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1438-2020 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on GOLU 687 - Kingston Heights Apartments, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 2083-2020 ACarlina Rivera  Amended and Coupled on GOExtending temporary personal guaranty protection provisions for commercial tenants impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThe bill would amend Local Law 55 of 2020, which temporarily prohibits the enforcement of personal liability provisions in commercial leases or rental agreements involving certain COVID-19 impacted tenants, to extend this protection from September 30, 2020 to March 31, 2021. In addition, the City would be required to conduct an information and outreach campaign to educate commercial tenants affected by the bill about its protections.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 2032-2020 AAndrew Cohen~coupledA and GORequiring city employers to provide earned safe and sick time to employees.IntroductionOn April 3, Governor Cuomo signed into law the State Budget (Senate Bill S7506B), which included a provision that amended the New York Labor Law to require many employers to provide paid sick leave. The law takes effect on September 30, 2020. This bill aligns the City’s Paid Sick Law with the recently enacted State law, including how time is accrued and which businesses are covered. Small businesses with four or fewer employees and an income less than $1 million must provide 40 hours of unpaid safe/sick leave. Small businesses with four or fewer employees but have an income greater than $1 million must provide 40 hours of paid safe/sick leave. Most businesses with 99 or fewer employees must still provide 40 hours of paid sick leave. Large businesses of 100 or more employees must provide up to 56 hours of paid safe/sick leave.   Action details Not available
Int 2049-2020 AMark Levine~coupledA and GODisplaced hotel service workers and hotel service disruption notifications.IntroductionThe bill would establish protections for displaced hotel service workers in the event of a change in control of a hotel, such as a sale or bankruptcy. Once new ownership commences, the owner would be required to provide employment to the existing hotel workers for at least 90 days. During this retention period, existing workers would be paid the same wage rate or higher. At the end of the 90-day period, the new employer would perform an evaluation of the worker and, if the worker receives a satisfactory result, the new employer would be required to offer continued employment. In addition, the bill would require hotels to notify guests of service disruptions that would substantially affect their stay. A hotel would be prohibited from charging a fee or penalty for cancellations made because of a service disruption.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 1225-2018 ADaniel Dromm ~coupledA and GOCollection and maintenance of contact information of real property owners.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance (DOF) to make best efforts to collect the name, telephone number, and email address of all owners of real property and, once such information is received, or equivalent information of an individual authorized to receive communications regarding the property on behalf of the owner. The legislation would require that DOF, at a minimum, solicit the contact information on hard copy and online forms, applications, and other documents created by the department for submission by a property owner related to the recording of deed- or mortgage-related documents, or the administration of real property personal tax exemption programs, the tax lien sale, the real property transfer tax, or the tax on mortgages. Once received DOF must ensure that such contact information is maintained in a computer database used by the Department for purposes of administering the real property tax.   Action details Not available
Int 1702-2019 AKaren Koslowitz~coupledA and GONotice regarding property tax rates.IntroductionThe Department of Finance typically mails out property tax bills for the July 1 due date in early June, prior to the Council’s adoption of the tax rate for the new fiscal year. Therefore, these bills reflect the prior year’s tax rate. The taxes due are subsequently recalculated upon adoption of the new tax rate and such adjustments are reflected on subsequent property tax bills. This local law would require the Department of Finance to include notice on property tax bills that use a prior year’s tax rate that the taxes due are subject to adjustment upon the adoption of the tax rate for the new fiscal year.   Action details Not available
Int 1705-2019 ASteven Matteo~coupledA and GODept of finance providing a receipt of payment.IntroductionThis local law would require the Department of Finance to establish and maintain a system to contact property owners by e-mail and provide access electronically to a receipt for, and information on, each payment made for charges shown on their statement of account   Action details Not available
Int 2039-2020 ADaniel Dromm ~coupledA and GOAuthorize the extension of deadlines for the filing of applications and renewal applications for real property tax abatement and exemption programs.IntroductionThis local law would extend the deadline to file an application or a renewal application to July 15, 2020 for applications for the School Tax Relief Exemption, the Disabled Crime Victim/Good Samaritan Exemption, the Clergy Exemption, the Cooperative and Condominium Property Tax Abatement, the Senior Citizen Homeowners’ Exemption, the Disabled Homeowners’ Exemption, the Veterans Exemption, and the Alternative Veterans Exemption that were due in calendar year 2020.   Action details Not available
Res 1433-2020 *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 1437-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 686 - Albany Crossings Apartments, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
Res 1438-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 687 - Kingston Heights Apartments, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 2083-2020 ACarlina Rivera ~coupledA and GOExtending temporary personal guaranty protection provisions for commercial tenants impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThe bill would amend Local Law 55 of 2020, which temporarily prohibits the enforcement of personal liability provisions in commercial leases or rental agreements involving certain COVID-19 impacted tenants, to extend this protection from September 30, 2020 to March 31, 2021. In addition, the City would be required to conduct an information and outreach campaign to educate commercial tenants affected by the bill about its protections.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS – None      Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 2088-2020 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORFire and Emergency ManagementRequiring the commissioner of emergency management to report on the city’s preparedness and response to citywide public health emergencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of New York City Emergency Management to submit an annual report to the Council describing the City’s preparation for, and response to, any state disaster emergency or local state of emergency declared in relation to an infectious disease that affects the City’s public health. The report would include: a description of any actions taken in preparation for, during, and immediately after such incident by or on behalf of the City, a list of all city agencies, offices, or private entities that were involved in the City’s emergency response, a description of the city’s current public healthcare workforce and ways to improve medical surge capacity, and guidelines for notifying and communicating with the public and City officials during a local public health emergency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2089-2020 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORHealthTemporary space for outdoor non-tobacco hookah operation.IntroductionThis bill would require the City to create an outdoor hookah program that would allow non-tobacco hookah establishments to offer outdoor smoking in 25 percent of the available seating as approved by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). The Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to create a self-certification process that non-tobacco hookah establishment owners must complete before offering outdoor smoking. Such process would not require DOT approval, however, a self-certification could be suspended or terminated by DOT or DOHMH for non-compliance with requirements of the program or for the protection of health and safety. Individuals under 21 would not be permitted to sit in such outdoor smoking area. The outdoor hookah program would run until at least November 8, 2020, with the possibility of extension up to December 31, 2020.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2090-2020 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsRequiring an exit interview for departing and retiring municipal employees.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Services, in consultation with the New York City Commission on Human Rights, to create an exit survey for retiring municipal employees and those municipal employees voluntarily leaving city service. Each departing and retiring employee would be administered the interview within two weeks of their last day of service. Starting March 30, 2022 and annually thereafter, the Department of Citywide Services would also be required to submit a report on their findings to the New York City Commission on Human Rights and the Council.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1424-2020 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsEstablishing the housing access voucher program. (S.7628A/A.9657)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2091-2020 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionStudying the feasibility of electrifying existing buildings.IntroductionThis local law would amend previously enacted local laws to add a study of building electrification in New York City. As part of the building electrification study this local law would consider regulatory barriers to building electrification; lack of both customer awareness and workforce familiarity with electrification, costs for property owners, time frames for electrification consistent with state and local greenhouse gas reduction goals and an assessment of the renewable energy sources that would be needed to meet any increase in demand caused by the electrification of existing buildings. The study shall also consider equity and access to inclusive financing for property owners as well as tenant protection from property rental increases.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2092-2020 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSORResiliency & WaterfrontsClimate resiliency design guidelines and resiliency scoring.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability (OLTPS) to develop climate resiliency design guidelines, pursuant to a pilot program, for City capital projects. OLTPS, in consultation with other City agencies and members of the public with expertise in climate resiliency, climate design and the built environment, would also use the climate resiliency design guidelines to develop a climate resiliency score metric for capital projects. Such score would account for flooding risk, energy efficiency, energy resilience and on-site water capture and management.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1425-2020 *Costa G. Constantinides~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionEnergy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 (H.R. 763)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2093-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Housing and BuildingsContinuation of the NYC rent stabilization law of 1969.IntroductionThis bill would extend the expiration date of the New York City Rent Stabilization Law of 1969 from April 1, 2021 to April 1, 2022.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2094-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police dept to report on mental health support services for employees.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to report to the Speaker, Mayor, and post on its website all available mental health support services provided by the Department, the methods in which such services are advertised and communicated to employees, and report on aggregate numbers of employees experiencing mental health conditions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1426-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionEstablish indoor air quality standards and measure indoor air quality in NYC schools.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1427-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsReforms New York State’s notary laws for new and renewing notary applicants.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1428-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsIncreases the felony classification of crimes applicable to the prosecution of a fraudulent conveyance of residential real estate.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1429-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsAdopting more stringent standards around corporations’ names that mimic government agencies to protect City residents from deed theft.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1430-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDesignating the county of Kings a cease and desist zone and establishing an affirmative defense to violations of nonsolicitation orders and cease and desist zones. (A.6775/S.1253)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1431-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORTechnologyBiometric Privacy (S.1203/A.1911)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1432-2020 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORTransportationEstablish a National Bank for Infrastructure and Manufacturing.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1433-2020 *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 2095-2020 *Vanessa L. Gibson~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police department to submit reports on enforcement of jaywalking.IntroductionThis bill would require the Police Department to submit quarterly reports on information related to the Department’s enforcement of rules related to pedestrian traffic violations such as jaywalking.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1434-2020 *Vanessa L. Gibson~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProhibit the use of biometric recognition technology and biometric analytics in certain federally assisted rental dwelling units, and for other purposes. (S.2689)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1435-2020 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORPublic SafetyNYPD to create a permanent, year-round harbor patrol in the Bronx, and review its allocation plan for citywide harbor patrols, in order to address concerns in the City Island area.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2096-2020 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingAuthorizing the department of consumer and worker protection to issue temporary operating licenses to sidewalk café applicants if certain requirements are satisfied.IntroductionThis bill would allow the Department of Consumer Affairs to issue temporary operating licenses to applicants for a sidewalk café license if the plans for the new sidewalk café are identical to the plans for a previously operating sidewalk café at the same location, provided that the restaurant was acquired by the applicant in an arm’s length transaction. This bill would also allow the Department to issue a temporary operating license to new sidewalk cafe applicants whose petitions have been approved but are pending registration by the Comptroller.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2097-2020 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORSmall BusinessAccessibility in small businesses.IntroductionThis bill would require the City of New York to establish a fund providing loans, grants, in-kind services, in-kind materials or some combination, to make small business storefronts accessible to people with disabilities. Small businesses of 100 employees or fewer and three locations or fewer would be eligible for the fund. The fund would award up to $250,000 in total value per storefront, and loans issued through the program would have an interest rate of no more than three percent. The City would be responsible for establishing a timeline of 90 days or less for the review of applications, issuing an approval or rejection of the application, and a disbursement of the fund, as applicable. Small business tenants or property owners who would bear the cost of the construction project would receive the fund award, but both parties must agree to receive it, unless a prior agreement states otherwise. As a condition of receiving the fund, the City may require that the storefront’s tenant be given a reduction in rent that equals a total of half the value of money, services and materials received through the fund.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2098-2020 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORSmall BusinessCOVID-19 grants for small businesses that did not receive city, state or federal assistance.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to create a grant program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic specifically for businesses that have not already received governmental aid. Entities of 50 employees or fewer that were impacted by service limitations due to COVID-19, or which lost revenue, would be eligible for the grant. SBS would be required to conduct outreach to minority- and women-owned businesses, including creating and submitting a plan detailing how the City will inform as many minority- and women-owned businesses as possible of the existence of the grant program; appointing an SBS staff member to liaise with minority and women business owners; and reporting to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council on each business that received a grant, including whether the business was a minority- and women-owned business.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2099-2020 *Mark Levine~SPONSORFinanceReporting on moneys on deposit.IntroductionThis local law would require the Commissioner of Finance to make quarterly reports regarding the Department of Finance’s accounts of deposit, disaggregated by account and re-aggregated by bank or trust company.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2100-2020 *Mark Levine~SPONSORFinanceReporting on non-depository city financial services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Director of Management and Budget to issue to the Speaker of the Council, and to post on the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) website, quarterly reports on the City’s use of non-depository financial institutions for the immediately-preceding quarter, starting no later than January 31, 2021. Such reports would detail the fees and returns for a wide variety of financial services, including money market accounts and bond issues, but excluding pension investments.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1436-2020 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDisaster Assistance Equity Act (H.R. 5337)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2101-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring sheriffs and city marshals to report housing displacement to the department of social services/human resources administration to evaluate eligibility for legal counsel.IntroductionThis bill would require that the sheriff and city marshals contact the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration (HRA) when they receive an order that would result in housing displacement. Where HRA receives notice from the sheriff or city marshals about an order that would lead to housing displacement, HRA would be required to respond by examining the person’s eligibility for legal counsel, provide the person with contact for legal counsel and connect the individual to such counsel.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2102-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityProviding rental assistance to survivors of domestic violence.IntroductionThis bill would provide domestic violence survivors who are in danger of losing their home due to their status as a domestic violence survivor with rental assistance through CityFHEPS, if they do not qualify for any other rental assistance program and have a gross income at or below 400% of the federal poverty level and meet other requirements as determined by the Human Resources Administration or the Department of Homeless Services.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2103-2020 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementRequiring certain retail food stores to post notices on the food donation web portal concerning the availability of excess food, and arranging for the transportation and retrieval of such food.IntroductionThis bill would require certain stores that sell food for off-premises consumption, such as grocery stores, to post notices on the food donation web portal regarding excess food they have available for donation, at least once per month. Stores would also be required to arrange for the retrieval of the food that they are donating, and to arrange for the transportation of such food if requested by the recipient. The bill would also exempt stores that would normally be subject to the requirements of this law if they have agreements in place for the donation of food on at least a monthly basis. By December 1 of each year, the Department of Sanitation or other City entity designated by the Mayor, would be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council a report detailing the results of a yearly review of available food on the web portal and whether that available food is expected to meet the demands of city residents in the coming year.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2104-2020 *Mark Treyger~SPONSOREducationDOE to report on metrics regarding remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Education to report on a series of metrics any time the department is engaged in remote learning. The first report would be due on August 1, 2021 for the 2020-2021 academic year, except that for the 2019-2020 academic year such report shall be due February 1, 2021.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0686-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceAlbany Crossings Apartments, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0687-2020 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceKingston Heights Apartments, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available