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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/4/2021 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 2)
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Int 0354-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Penalties for the unauthorized alteration or demolition of a premises calendared by the landmarks preservation commission.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil and criminal penalties for demolishing or altering a building without a Department of Buildings issued permit when such building is calendared for consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The civil penalty would be increased to not less than $25,000 and not more than $50,000. The criminal penalty would be increased to an amount not more than $50,000.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0354-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Penalties for the unauthorized alteration or demolition of a premises calendared by the landmarks preservation commission.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil and criminal penalties for demolishing or altering a building without a Department of Buildings issued permit when such building is calendared for consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The civil penalty would be increased to not less than $25,000 and not more than $50,000. The criminal penalty would be increased to an amount not more than $50,000.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1127-2018 *Robert F. Holden  Expediting permitsIntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to expedite work permits where additional permits are required by DOB to proceed with ongoing work, and would also require DOB to expedite amendments to permit applications.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1127-2018 *Robert F. Holden  Expediting permitsIntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to expedite work permits where additional permits are required by DOB to proceed with ongoing work, and would also require DOB to expedite amendments to permit applications.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1366-2019 *Francisco P. Moya  Requiring certain insurance filings with the dept of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to collect and maintain information regarding insurance coverage provided at construction sites in a public, online database.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1366-2019 *Francisco P. Moya  Requiring certain insurance filings with the dept of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to collect and maintain information regarding insurance coverage provided at construction sites in a public, online database.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1635-2019 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Display of artwork on temporary protective structures on construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the Public Design Commission to solicit works of art from the public, and in consultation with the Department of Buildings and the Department of Cultural Affairs, at least annually approve four such works of art for display on temporary protective structures at construction sites. It would also authorize building owners to install such artwork on temporary protective structures on or over city-owned buildings, sidewalks, and streets.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1635-2019 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Display of artwork on temporary protective structures on construction sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the Public Design Commission to solicit works of art from the public, and in consultation with the Department of Buildings and the Department of Cultural Affairs, at least annually approve four such works of art for display on temporary protective structures at construction sites. It would also authorize building owners to install such artwork on temporary protective structures on or over city-owned buildings, sidewalks, and streets.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1667-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring contractors and the department of buildings to make information regarding environmental monitoring of construction work publicly available.IntroductionThis bill would require contractors to report information on environmental monitoring of construction or demolition work to the Department of Buildings and the Department of Environmental Protection. Additionally, contractors would be required to post contact information at the site of construction or demolition work. This bill would also require the Department of Buildings to post the environmental monitoring information on its website.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1667-2019 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring contractors and the department of buildings to make information regarding environmental monitoring of construction work publicly available.IntroductionThis bill would require contractors to report information on environmental monitoring of construction or demolition work to the Department of Buildings and the Department of Environmental Protection. Additionally, contractors would be required to post contact information at the site of construction or demolition work. This bill would also require the Department of Buildings to post the environmental monitoring information on its website.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1737-2019 *Carlina Rivera   After hours work authorization.IntroductionThis bill would amend various aspects of the process for issuing an after hours variance (AHV). It would provide that an AHV issued for public safety purposes expire 15 days after issuance, that an AHV only be issued for the hours of 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and for the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends, limit the number of days than an applicant for AHVs can request it to 3 weekdays per week, one Saturday or one Sunday per week and not include any holiday on which alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended, require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to issue a written explanation for its decisions on whether to issue an AHV and require an annual report where DEP would report to the Council data on the administration of the AHV process.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1737-2019 *Carlina Rivera   After hours work authorization.IntroductionThis bill would amend various aspects of the process for issuing an after hours variance (AHV). It would provide that an AHV issued for public safety purposes expire 15 days after issuance, that an AHV only be issued for the hours of 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and for the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends, limit the number of days than an applicant for AHVs can request it to 3 weekdays per week, one Saturday or one Sunday per week and not include any holiday on which alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended, require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to issue a written explanation for its decisions on whether to issue an AHV and require an annual report where DEP would report to the Council data on the administration of the AHV process.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1939-2020 *Alan N. Maisel Proposed Int. No. 1939-ARequiring standby power for nursing homes, adult homes, enriched housing and certain assisted living facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that nursing homes, adult homes, enriched housing and certain assisted living facilities have standby power that is sufficient to maintain, for no less than 72 hours: at least one elevator serving all floors, cooling or heating in at least one common area that can accommodate all occupants, refrigerators and freezers and hallway lighting.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1939-2020 *Alan N. Maisel  Requiring standby power for nursing homes, adult homes, enriched housing and certain assisted living facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require that nursing homes, adult homes, enriched housing and certain assisted living facilities have standby power that is sufficient to maintain, for no less than 72 hours: at least one elevator serving all floors, cooling or heating in at least one common area that can accommodate all occupants, refrigerators and freezers and hallway lighting.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available