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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/12/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by Rabbi Gerald Skolnik, spiritual leader of Forest Hills Jewish Center, located at 106-06 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, NY 11375. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Koslowitz.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of April 22, 2021 be adopted as printed by Council Member Powers.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Not available
M 0311-2021 *Mark Treyger  Zoning, West 16th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 200298 ZSK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details 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
     EPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 0936-2018 AHelen K. Rosenthal Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRestricting single-use plastic beverage straws, beverage stirrers and beverage splash sticks, and to repeal chapter 4 of title 16 of such code, relating to rechargeable batteries.IntroductionThis bill would restrict food service establishments – such as restaurants, cafes, delis, bars, grocery stores and food trucks – from providing single-use plastic straws, stirrers and splash sticks to customers. Providing single-use plastic stirrers and splash sticks of any kind would be prohibited. Providing non-compostable, single-use plastic straws would be prohibited except upon request. For customers who request a non-compostable plastic straw, food service establishments would be required to provide one free of charge, without inquiring about the reason for the request. To refuse to provide a non-compostable plastic straw or to inquire about the reason for the request could constitute a violation of the City’s Human Rights Law. Food service establishments would additionally be required to stock non-compostable plastic straws to fulfill customer requests, and would have to post signs advertising the straws’ availability at self-serve stations. Compostable plastic straws would be permitted to be given out upon request only for use on-premises, and only if the food service establishment properly separates and disposes of those straws through a commercial composting provider. Food service establishments who violate the provisions of this bill would be liable for civil penalties. This bill would also repeal Chapter 4 of Title 16 of the Administrative Code pertaining to the recycling of rechargeable batteries, which is currently governed by State law.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION      Not available
Int 1681-2019 AJames G. Van Bramer Amended and Coupled on General OrdersSchool food waste prevention plans.IntroductionThis bill would require the Chancellor of the Department of Education (DOE) to work with school sustainability coordinators to develop a plan for reducing food waste. This plan would be submitted to the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) for recommendations, as well as the Speaker of the Council. The bill would require DOE to submit an annual report with information on DOE’s actions to implement its food waste prevention plan and the Chancellor’s updates to such plan. DSNY shall include the information contained in the report as part of the department’s March 1, 2022 annual recycling report.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Int 2267-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Coupled on General OrdersAmendment to the District Plan of the Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District.IntroductionThe bill would authorize additional services for the Flatbush Avenue business improvement district and authorize a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2268-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Coupled on General OrdersAmendment to the District Plan of the Queens Plaza/Court Square Business Improvement District.IntroductionThis bill would authorize a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Queens Plaza/Court Square business improvement district is based.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1616-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Coupled on General OrdersMadison/23rd/ Flatiron/ Chelsea business improvement district.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0787-2021 *Daniel Dromm   Seagirt Senior Housing, Queens,Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1631-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 787 - Seagirt Senior Housing, Queens,Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0788-2021 *Daniel Dromm   Penn South, ManhattanLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1632-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 788 - Penn South, ManhattanResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0753-2021 *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, Suydam Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200326 ZSK)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 0754-2021 *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, Suydam Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200344 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 0759-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 97 West 169th Street, Bronx (C 210195 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1633-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 759 - Landmarks, 97 West 169th Street, Bronx (C 210195 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0760-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Harriet and Thomas Truesdell House, Brooklyn (20215001 HIK [N 210282 HIK])Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1634-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 760 - Landmarks, Harriet and Thomas Truesdell House, Brooklyn (20215001 HIK [N 210282 HIK])Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0761-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Sendero Verde - Amended UDAAP, Manhattan (20215020 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1635-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 761 - Landmarks, Sendero Verde - Amended UDAAP, Manhattan (20215020 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0762-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Sendero Verde - Amended Article XI, Manhattan (20215021 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1636-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 762 - Landmarks, Sendero Verde - Amended Article XI, Manhattan (20215021 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0763-2021 *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, Suydam Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200343 ZRK)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 0770-2021 *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, Governors Island Rezoning, Manhattan (N 210126 ZRM)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 0771-2021 *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, Governors Island Rezoning, Manhattan (C 210127 ZMM)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 0772-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 86 Fleet Place Text, Brooklyn (N 210061 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1637-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 772 - Zoning, 86 Fleet Place Text, Brooklyn (N 210061 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0773-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 200272 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1638-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 773 - Zoning, 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 200272 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0774-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 200273 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1639-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 774 - Zoning, 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 200273 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0775-2021 *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, 431 Concord Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 200274 ZMX)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 0776-2021 *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, 431 Concord Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 200275 ZRX)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 0789-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, South Portland - Amended Article XI, Brooklyn (20215023 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1640-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 789 - Landmarks, South Portland - Amended Article XI, Brooklyn (20215023 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 2108-2020 AFernando Cabrera  Amended and Coupled on General OrdersIncreasing penalties for damaging houses of religious worship.IntroductionThis bill would increase the minimum fine for a violation of the section from five hundred dollars to one thousand dollars.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1630-2021 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersChanges in the membership and chairmanships of the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY      Not available
Int 1755-2019 ARobert F. Holden Amended and Coupled on General OrdersAssessment of the 311 service request intake map.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to conduct an assessment of the interactive map accessible through the 311 website or mobile device application that is used for the intake of 311 service requests and complaints, in order to determine the feasibility of improving the location accuracy of the 311 intake map. The Department would also be required to submit a report of the results of the assessment to the Council.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 2061-2020 AYdanis A. Rodriguez Amended and Coupled on General OrdersDOT approval for shared moped organizations.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the operation of a moped share system without Department of Transportation (DOT) approval. Moped share system operators would be required to obtain a permit for each moped in their fleet. The bill would require DOT to promulgate rules on safety and rider compliance with law, including measures to monitor helmet use. The bill also limits moped share systems to mopeds incapable of exceeding 30 miles per hour, and creates penalties and provides for the impoundment of unauthorized mopeds.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0766-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn (C 210130 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1624-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 766 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn (C 210130 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0767-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn (N 210131 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1625-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 767 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn (N 210131 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0768-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Special Sheepshead Bay District, Brooklyn (N 210132 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1626-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 768 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Special Sheepshead Bay District, Brooklyn (N 210132 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0769-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Old Howard Beach, Queens (C 210133 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1627-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 769 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Old Howard Beach, Queens (C 210133 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0765-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency, Citywide (N 210095 ZRY)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1641-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 765 - Zoning, Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency, Citywide (N 210095 ZRY)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 0936-2018 AHelen K. Rosenthal~coupledA and GORestricting single-use plastic beverage straws, beverage stirrers and beverage splash sticks, and to repeal chapter 4 of title 16 of such code, relating to rechargeable batteries.IntroductionThis bill would restrict food service establishments – such as restaurants, cafes, delis, bars, grocery stores and food trucks – from providing single-use plastic straws, stirrers and splash sticks to customers. Providing single-use plastic stirrers and splash sticks of any kind would be prohibited. Providing non-compostable, single-use plastic straws would be prohibited except upon request. For customers who request a non-compostable plastic straw, food service establishments would be required to provide one free of charge, without inquiring about the reason for the request. To refuse to provide a non-compostable plastic straw or to inquire about the reason for the request could constitute a violation of the City’s Human Rights Law. Food service establishments would additionally be required to stock non-compostable plastic straws to fulfill customer requests, and would have to post signs advertising the straws’ availability at self-serve stations. Compostable plastic straws would be permitted to be given out upon request only for use on-premises, and only if the food service establishment properly separates and disposes of those straws through a commercial composting provider. Food service establishments who violate the provisions of this bill would be liable for civil penalties. This bill would also repeal Chapter 4 of Title 16 of the Administrative Code pertaining to the recycling of rechargeable batteries, which is currently governed by State law.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledEDUCATION      Not available
Int 1681-2019 AJames G. Van Bramer~coupledA and GOSchool food waste prevention plans.IntroductionThis bill would require the Chancellor of the Department of Education (DOE) to work with school sustainability coordinators to develop a plan for reducing food waste. This plan would be submitted to the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) for recommendations, as well as the Speaker of the Council. The bill would require DOE to submit an annual report with information on DOE’s actions to implement its food waste prevention plan and the Chancellor’s updates to such plan. DSNY shall include the information contained in the report as part of the department’s March 1, 2022 annual recycling report.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 2267-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledGOAmendment to the District Plan of the Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District.IntroductionThe bill would authorize additional services for the Flatbush Avenue business improvement district and authorize a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based.   Action details Not available
Int 2268-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledGOAmendment to the District Plan of the Queens Plaza/Court Square Business Improvement District.IntroductionThis bill would authorize a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Queens Plaza/Court Square business improvement district is based.   Action details Not available
Res 1616-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledA and GOMadison/23rd/ Flatiron/ Chelsea business improvement district.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1631-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 787 - Seagirt Senior Housing, Queens,Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1632-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 788 - Penn South, ManhattanResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 1633-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 759 - Landmarks, 97 West 169th Street, Bronx (C 210195 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1634-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 760 - Landmarks, Harriet and Thomas Truesdell House, Brooklyn (20215001 HIK [N 210282 HIK])Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1635-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 761 - Landmarks, Sendero Verde - Amended UDAAP, Manhattan (20215020 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1636-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 762 - Landmarks, Sendero Verde - Amended Article XI, Manhattan (20215021 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1637-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 772 - Zoning, 86 Fleet Place Text, Brooklyn (N 210061 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1638-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 773 - Zoning, 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 200272 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1639-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 774 - Zoning, 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 200273 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1640-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 789 - Landmarks, South Portland - Amended Article XI, Brooklyn (20215023 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledPUBLIC SAFETY      Not available
Int 2108-2020 AFernando Cabrera ~coupledA and GOIncreasing penalties for damaging houses of religious worship.IntroductionThis bill would increase the minimum fine for a violation of the section from five hundred dollars to one thousand dollars.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1630-2021 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered - GOChanges in the membership and chairmanships of the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledTECHNOLOGY      Not available
Int 1755-2019 ARobert F. Holden~coupledA and GOAssessment of the 311 service request intake map.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to conduct an assessment of the interactive map accessible through the 311 website or mobile device application that is used for the intake of 311 service requests and complaints, in order to determine the feasibility of improving the location accuracy of the 311 intake map. The Department would also be required to submit a report of the results of the assessment to the Council.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledTRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 2061-2020 AYdanis A. Rodriguez~coupledA and GODOT approval for shared moped organizations.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the operation of a moped share system without Department of Transportation (DOT) approval. Moped share system operators would be required to obtain a permit for each moped in their fleet. The bill would require DOT to promulgate rules on safety and rider compliance with law, including measures to monitor helmet use. The bill also limits moped share systems to mopeds incapable of exceeding 30 miles per hour, and creates penalties and provides for the impoundment of unauthorized mopeds.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 1624-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 766 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn (C 210130 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1625-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 767 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn (N 210131 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1626-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 768 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Special Sheepshead Bay District, Brooklyn (N 210132 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1627-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 769 - Zoning, Resilient Neighborhoods: Old Howard Beach, Queens (C 210133 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1641-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 765 - Zoning, Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency, Citywide (N 210095 ZRY)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      Not available
Res 1619-2021 *Peter A. Koo Adopted by the Committee on Public SafetyCOVID-19 Hate Crimes Act (H.R. 1843/S.937)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Int 2300-2021 *Alicka Ampry-Samuel ~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityEstablishment of a Marshall Plan for Moms Task Force.IntroductionThis bill would require the creation of a Marshall Plan for Moms task force to study, develop and issue proposals and recommendations on how to support working mothers and caregivers, particularly in light of the issues that have become more acute due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The task force would be composed of the Executive Directors of the City’s Commission on Gender and the Office for Economic Opportunity, the Commissioners of Citywide Administrative, the Office of Labor Relations and the Department of Social Services, as well as three members appointed by the Mayor and one member appointed by the Speaker of the Council. The task force would be required to submit a report within one year of the task force’s, including recommendations for legislation, policy and best practices relating to supporting working mothers and a summary of information the task force considered in formulating its recommendations. The task force would terminate 180 days after the report is submitted.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2301-2021 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORTransportationRequiring the commissioner of transportation to study safety risks posed by the coexistence of bicycle lanes and school bus routes on city streets.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to study whether and if the coexistence of bicycle lanes and school bus routes on city streets poses safety risks to children riding school buses and bicyclists. DOT would be required to submit a report summarizing its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and to post the report on the DOT website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1628-2021 *Laurie A. Cumbo~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityMarshall Plans for Moms of 2021 (H.Res. 121)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1629-2021 *Darma V. Diaz~SPONSOREducationKeeping Girls in School Act (H.R. 2153)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2302-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionEducation and outreach regarding solar and green roof requirements.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to conduct targeted outreach every five years to inform building owners about the solar and green roof requirements mandated by Local Law 92 of 2019 and Local Law 94 of 2019. DOB would also be required to post notices and educational materials on the department’s website and submit a report describing the methods of targeted outreach employed by the DOB every five years.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2303-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORTechnologyDOITT updating 311 complaint types and reporting on such updates.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) to update the complaint types on the 311 customer service center website and mobile device platforms and notify 311 customer service center call takers of such complaint type, by the effective date of a local law that involves a request for service. This bill would also require DoITT to semiannually report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council on the updating of 311 complaint types.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2304-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORPublic SafetyRevising criteria for enforcement of civil and criminal offenses for specified unlawful acts, and to repeal and replace section 14-155 of such code in relation thereto.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to review and revise its enforcement criteria for certain low-level, non-violent offenses. NYPD would be required to issue guidance to officers recommending that they use criminal enforcement for these offenses unless certain criteria are met to use civil enforcement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2305-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTechnologyConducting a feasibility study on a digital identification program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor to designate a city agency to conduct a study to assess and determine the feasibility of a pilot program to establish a digital identification program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2306-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsElectronic submission of documents to the department of buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to accept the electronic submission of computer-readable documents prepared using computer-aided design software and require the submission of structural and architectural plans in such formats. In addition, DOB would be required to use automated plan review software to review documents submitted in this format for compliance with applicable laws and regulations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2307-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORTechnologySmart city technology programs and a smart city technology working group.IntroductionThis bill would require an agency designated by the Mayor to plan and coordinate the implementation of various smart city technology programs in the City, including smart streetlights, location beacons, smart water meters, automated real-time public transit service adjustments, smart power and gas meters, and smart trash and recycling receptacles. The bill would also establish a smart city technology working group to submit an annual report reviewing the implementation progress of such smart city technologies and making recommendations related to the development and implementation of additional smart city technologies in the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2308-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORYouth ServicesProvision of financial grants to public school applicants to be used for city university of New York application fees.IntroductionThe proposed legislation requires the Department of Youth and Community Development, in consultation with the Department of Education, to establish a program to provide financial grants to cover the application fee for New York public school graduates applying to any two or four-year degree program at the City University of New York.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2309-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring registration for short-term rentals and booking services.IntroductionThis bill would require applicants seeking to rent out rooms in dwelling units, or housing accommodations within a building, for fewer than 30 consecutive days, as short-term rentals, to register annually with the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement and obtain a registration number before being permitted to rent out rooms in such a manner. Booking services would be required to obtain a registration from the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement and verify the short-term rental registration number of any accommodation before listing it on their service.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1630-2021 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsChanges in the membership and chairmanships of the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2310-2021 *Mark Levine~SPONSORTransportationReport on suitable locations for installing public bathrooms.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks and Recreation to submit a joint report to the Mayor and to the Speaker of the City Council, identifying at least one location in each New York City zip code suitable for installing a public bathroom. The Department of Transportation and Department of Parks and Recreation would need to consult with community boards and the public when considering the locations for installing a public bathroom. The report would also need to include the factors the agencies considered when choosing the locations for installing public bathrooms, costs and challenges associated with installing public bathrooms, and recommendations for installing public bathrooms and implementing any necessary safety measures for each location identified in the report to address any challenges associated with such installation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2311-2021 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingData on orders placed through third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would require third-party food delivery services, entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services, to share certain customer information with restaurants with whom that customer is placing a food or beverage order. The information would include the customer’s name, phone number, e-mail address, delivery address and the contents of their order. The restaurant fulfilling the customer’s order would be permitted to retain that information, and the third-party food delivery service could not prevent the restaurant from marketing to the customer using that information.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2312-2021 *Kevin C. Riley~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsLimiting fees associated with vacating a premises.IntroductionWhere a tenant vacates a premises in violation of the terms of a lease, this bill would limit the resulting damages recoverable by certain landlords to the mitigated damages allowed pursuant to Real Property Law section 227-e.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2313-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishment of an office of ethnic and community media and requirements regarding agency spending on advertising.IntroductionThis bill would require the establishment of an Office of Ethnic and Community Media, responsible for coordinating agency advertising to the City’s diverse communities. This bill would also require agencies to devote 50 percent of their advertising spending—including on print and digital publications and television and radio outlets—to ethnic and community media.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2314-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsPosting estimated wait times to vote at polling places during elections.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Board of Elections to post on its website estimated current wait times to vote at each polling place in the City during elections, including general elections, special elections, primary elections and early voting days. The estimated wait times would be required to be updated every 30 minutes from the time the polling places open until closing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2315-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsFeasibility study on reimbursement for use of personal devices by city agency employees working remotely during the COVID-19 emergency.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (“DCAS”), in consultation with the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, to conduct a study on the feasibility of reimbursing the use of personal devices, including but not limited to mobile devices and computers, by City agency employees in performing work for the City remotely during the COVID-19 emergency. Such study would, at a minimum, assess potential barriers to such reimbursement, including but not limited to collective bargaining, and assess the estimated costs of providing such reimbursement at varying levels. DCAS would be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council a report of such study detailing its findings and recommendations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2316-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsCity agency attendance at council hearings.IntroductionThis bill would provide that in any case in which testimony is presented by a City agency at a City Council committee hearing, an officer or employee of the City agency must be in attendance for the entirety of the hearing to listen to all the questions and testimony presented at the hearing. The bill would only apply to a City Council committee hearing that is open to the general public.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0787-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceSeagirt Senior Housing, Queens,Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0788-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinancePenn South, ManhattanLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0789-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, South Portland - Amended Article XI, Brooklyn (20215023 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0789-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, South Portland - Amended Article XI, Brooklyn (20215023 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0790-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 909 Castle Hill Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 190118 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0790-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 909 Castle Hill Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 190118 ZMX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0791-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, 909 Castle Hill Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 210096 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0791-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 909 Castle Hill Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 210096 ZRX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0792-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning & FranchisesZoning, West 16th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 200298 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0792-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, West 16th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 200298 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available