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Meeting date/time: 1/6/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, Senior Rabbi and spiritual leader at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah located at 130 West 30th Street, New York, NY 10001. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Speaker Johnson.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of December 10, 2020 be adopted as printed by Council Member Louis.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0271-2021 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting the Certification of Election of Kevin C. Riley, as the new Council Member of the 12th Councilmanic District, Bronx.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS      Not available
M 0272-2021 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledCouncil Member Ritchie Torres - Resignation effective December 31, 2020.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0273-2021 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledCouncil Member Andrew Cohen - Resignation effective December 31, 2020.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Not available
M 0274-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (C 200123 ZSM and N 200124 ZRM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0275-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 42-11 9th Street Special Permit, Queens (C 200303 ZSQ and N 200304 ZRQ)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
          Pass 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 RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1528-2021 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on GOAmending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to changes in membership and chairmanships of the Standing Committees and Subcommittees of the Council.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0705-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Zoning, 1501-1555 60th Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200086 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1530-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 705 - Zoning, 1501-1555 60th Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200086 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0706-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupled Zoning, 1501-1555 60th Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200087 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1531-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledCoupled on GOLU 706 - Zoning, 1501-1555 60th Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200087 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1528-2021 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered - GOAmending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to changes in membership and chairmanships of the Standing Committees and Subcommittees of the Council.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
Res 1530-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 705 - Zoning, 1501-1555 60th Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200086 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1531-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 706 - Zoning, 1501-1555 60th Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200087 ZRK)Resolution    Action details 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 2196-2021 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionStudy of the health impacts from gas stoves.IntroductionThis legislation would require an agency or office designated by the Mayor to conduct a study of the health impacts of gas stoves and to make a recommendation as to whether it would be appropriate to create a phase-out policy of gas stoves.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1528-2021 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAmending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to changes in membership and chairmanships of the Standing Committees and Subcommittees of the Council.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2197-2021 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDisposition of real property of the city.IntroductionThis bill would require that when the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) disposes of City-owned land for affordable housing, they prioritize not-for-profit organizations whose missions include affordable housing with a commitment to permanent affordability and with a record of preserving or creating affordable housing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1529-2021 *Mark Levine~SPONSORHealthProtect NYS’s safety net providers and Special Needs Plans by eliminating the Medicaid pharmacy carve-out.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2198-2021 *Steven Matteo~SPONSORResiliency and WaterfrontsAdditional freeboard for structures in the floodplain.IntroductionThis bill would require that most structures located in the floodplain be elevated an additional one-to-two feet, or by the 500-year flood elevation, depending on the type of structure, to provide additional floodproofing of those structures.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2199-2021 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsRequiring covered entities to maintain a record of requests from persons requesting a reasonable accommodation.IntroductionThis bill would require covered entities to maintain a written record of requests for reasonable accommodations, to maintain those records for a minimum period of three years following the initial request, and to make those records available to the New York City Commission on Human Rights upon reasonable notice.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2200-2021 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the PD to report on vehicles towed due to registration-related violations.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) to develop and publish guidance for determining whether a motor vehicle with an alleged registration-related violation shall be towed. This bill would also require NYPD to issue a quarterly report on the number of vehicles towed due to an alleged registration-related violation. Such report would be submitted to the Mayor and City Council and would be posted on the NYPD website. The first report would be due on August 1, 2021.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2201-2021 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORTransportationAllowing motorcyclists to challenge parking violations electronically with photographic evidence.IntroductionThis bill would permit owners and operators of motorcycles to digitally provide photographic evidence that parking was paid for at the time of an alleged parking violation. Such photographic evidence would be submitted to the Department of Finance through their website and serve as an affirmative defense to the alleged violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2202-2021 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRequiring the dept of cultural affairs to provide greater transparency on department spending.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) to submit to the Speaker of the New York City Council and post on its website information regarding DCLA’s spending to support cultural organizations and institutions as well as DCLA’s spending on direct agency expenses. The information should be provided no later than July 1, 2019 and on or before July 1 annually. The information would be disaggregated by zip code, borough, community board, and council district.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2203-2021 *James G. Van Bramer~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsEstablishment of a drag laureate program.IntroductionThis bill would require the establishment of a drag laureate program, pursuant to which the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Director of the Office of Nightlife, would annually choose a drag laureate. The drag laureate would act as an ambassador to local businesses and LGBTQ+ spaces and would promote arts and culture in the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0711-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings & DispositionsLandmarks, 110 Lenox Ave, Manhattan (20215013 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0711-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 110 Lenox Ave, Manhattan (20215013 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0712-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (C 200123 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0712-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (C 200123 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0713-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (N 200124 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0713-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (N 200124 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0714-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 42-11 9th Street Special Permit, Queens (C 200303 ZSQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0714-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 42-11 9th Street Special Permit, Queens (C 200303 ZSQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0715-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 42-11 9th Street Special Permit, Queens (N 200304 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0715-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 42-11 9th Street Special Permit, Queens (N 200304 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available