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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/17/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Recessed  
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MEETING IN RECESS - Continuation of the Recessed Meeting of May 27, 2021 HELD on June 17, 2021
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     Continuation of the Recessed Meeting of May 27, 2021 HELD on June 17, 2021      Not available
    1.The Acting President Pro Tempore will call the meeting to order.      Not available
    2.ROLL CALL      Not available
    3.The Clerk will announce the presence of a quorum.      Not available
    4.The Acting President Pro Tempore will adjourn the recessed meeting.      Not available
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     STATED MEETING OF JUNE 17, 2021      Not available
    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by Rev. Mark E. Erson, Pastor, who serves as a spiritual leader at St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 81 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014. 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 May 12, 2021 be adopted as printed by Council Member Brooks-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 - 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 FINANCE      Not available
Int 1859-2020 *Steven Matteo Coupled on General OrdersSunset provisions for the alternative exemption for veterans.IntroductionThis local law would require that Local Laws 120 and 128 of 2017, relating to the alternative exemption for veterans, be amended to remove the expiration date of June 30, 2022.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1671-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersEstablish that the discount percentage for early payment of real estate taxes be set at one-half of one percent per annum for FY'22.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0808-2021 *Daniel Dromm   50th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY21, Brooklyn.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1672-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 808 - 50th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY21, Brooklyn.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0809-2021 *Daniel Dromm   JOE Uptown LLC.YR15.FY21, Manhattan.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1673-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 809 - JOE Uptown LLC.YR15.FY21, Manhattan.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0810-2021 *Daniel Dromm   Carroll-Burke HDFC.PLP.FY22, Bronx.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1674-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 810 - Carroll-Burke HDFC.PLP.FY22, Bronx.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0811-2021 *Daniel Dromm   Habitat Net Zero Homes, Queens.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1675-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 811 - Habitat Net Zero Homes, Queens.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 2257-2021 *Fernando Cabrera  Coupled on General OrdersRecording of certain orders, requirements, decisions, determinations, resolutions and restrictive declarations issued by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA), upon issuing a decision affecting the use of a parcel of land, to cause a copy of the decision to be recorded in the county in which the property is located. This would ensure that BSA decisions affecting property in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx would be available in the Automatic City Register Information System (ACRIS), and BSA decisions affecting property in Staten Island would be available in the electronic recording system maintained by the Richmond County Clerk.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2313-2021 AYdanis A. Rodriguez Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishment 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.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
Int 1572-2019 BPublic Advocate Jumaane Williams Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring a citywide equitable development data tool and racial equity reports on housing and opportunity.IntroductionThis bill would require an online citywide equitable development data tool with citywide, borough wide, and where statistically reliable data is available, neighborhood level and community district level data. Data would be provided for six specific categories, and be disaggregated by race and ethnicity, where available. Racial equity reports on housing and opportunity would be required for certain land use applications, using data from the equitable development data tool. The substance of racial equity reports would vary by application type, but all would include a statement of how the proposed project relates to the goals and strategies to affirmatively further fair housing and promote equitable access to opportunity. Residential projects would state the expected rents for market rate and affordable units and the incomes needed to afford them without incurring housing cost burden. The equitable development data tool would provide the race/ethnicity for such households.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0790-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d)Zoning, 909 Castle Hill Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 190118 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 0791-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d)Zoning, 909 Castle Hill Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (N 210096 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 0792-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, West 16th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 200298 ZSK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1676-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 792 - Zoning, West 16th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 200298 ZSK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0797-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Crab Shanty Restaurant - 361 City Island Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 210149 ZMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1677-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 797 - Zoning, Crab Shanty Restaurant - 361 City Island Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 210149 ZMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0798-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20215024 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1678-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 798 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20215024 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0799-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20215025 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1679-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 799 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20215025 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0800-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20210155 HUX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1680-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 800 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20210155 HUX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0801-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (C 20210154 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1681-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 801 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (C 20210154 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0802-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20210156 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1682-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 802 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20210156 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0803-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Bed Stuy Central and North Phase II, Brooklyn (C 20210173 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1683-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 803 - Landmarks, Bed Stuy Central and North Phase II, Brooklyn (C 20210173 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0804-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Bed Stuy Central and North Phase II, Brooklyn (20215026 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1684-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 804 - Landmarks, Bed Stuy Central and North Phase II, Brooklyn (20215026 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0805-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 72-H Transfer of Block 3930, Lot 50, Staten Island (20185028 PAR)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1685-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 805 - Landmarks, 72-H Transfer of Block 3930, Lot 50, Staten Island (20185028 PAR)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0806-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, St. Joseph’s-1949 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx (C 210063 ZMX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1686-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 806 - Zoning, St. Joseph’s-1949 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx (C 210063 ZMX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0807-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, St. Joseph’s-1949 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx (N 210062 ZRX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1687-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 807 - Zoning, St. Joseph’s-1949 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx (N 210062 ZRX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0812-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 860-Seat Primary and Intermediate School Facility, Manhattan (20215029 SCM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1688-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 812 - Landmarks, 860-Seat Primary and Intermediate School Facility, Manhattan (20215029 SCM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 2353-2021 *Antonio Reynoso Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersTrade waste industry unions.IntroductionThis bill would clarify the requirement that the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) issue and establish standards for the registration of labor unions in the putrescible trade waste industryApproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 2233-2021 AVanessa L. Gibson Amended and Coupled on General OrdersReducing penalties and allowing opportunities to cure for certain violations.IntroductionThis bill would provide civil penalty relief from certain sanitation, health, transportation, consumer affairs, noise control and buildings violations. It would set fixed penalties at the bottom of existing penalty ranges, lower existing penalty ceilings (or sometimes set a lower fixed amount), or lower existing fixed penalties. In certain instances, the bill would allow a cure period for a first violation, or it would eliminate the civil penalty for a first violation. This bill would also clarify that submission of proof of cure for consumer affairs and health violations is an admission of liability only if the proof is accepted by the relevant agency, repeal a number of requirements and prohibitions in the Administrative Code to provide relief for small businesses, and make an administrative change to the storefront registry filing requirement.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2234-2021 AMark Gjonaj  Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablish a temporary program to resolve outstanding judgments imposed by the environmental control board.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Finance to establish a temporary program to resolve outstanding judgments imposed by the Environmental Control Board. Subject to certain conditions, default penalties and associated accrued interest would be waived, respondents would be able to resolve judgments docketed prior to March 7, 2020 by payment of 75% of the imposed penalties without payment of accrued interest, and respondents would be able to resolve judgments docketed on or after March 7, 2020 by payment of 25% of the imposed penalties without payment of accrued interest. The program would last for 90 days in fiscal year 2022 and the Commissioner would be able to extend the program for an additional 90 days. Judgments entered in the 90 days leading up to the start of the program would be ineligible for resolution. Respondents who made certain partial penalty payments prior to the start of the program would be eligible to resolve the associated judgments.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION      Not available
SLR 0008-2021 *Alan N. Maisel Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersRetirement and social security law, in relation to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program”. (S.6981-A/ A.7971)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0009-2021 *Alan N. Maisel Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersCivil service law, in relation to the appointment and promotion of certain personnel of the sanitation department of the city of New York”. (S.1608/A.4006)SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
SLR 0010-2021 *Alan N. Maisel Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersRetirement and social security law, in relation to automotive members of the New York city employees’ retirement system (S.6985-A/A.7873).SLR Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 0946-2018 BBrad S. Lander Amended and Coupled on General OrdersProhibiting on-call scheduling for utility safety employees and providing advance notice of work schedules to utility safety employees.IntroductionThe proposed bill would ban the practice of on-call scheduling for utility safety employees who locate and mark underground infrastructure. The bill would prohibit employers from canceling, changing or adding work shifts within 72 hours of the start of the shift, except in limited circumstances. The bill would also require the employer to provide a utility safety employee with a written work schedule no later than 72 hours before the first shift on the work schedule, to post the schedule at the work location 72 hours before the beginning of the scheduled hours of work, and to provide the employee, at the employee’s request, a written copy of the work schedule for any week worked within the prior three years.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0785-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 30-02 Newtown Avenue, Queens (C 200282 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1689-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 785 - Zoning, 30-02 Newtown Avenue, Queens (C 200282 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0786-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 30-02 Newtown Avenue, Queens (N 200283 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1690-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 786 - Zoning, 30-02 Newtown Avenue, Queens (N 200283 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 1859-2020 *Steven Matteo~coupledGOSunset provisions for the alternative exemption for veterans.IntroductionThis local law would require that Local Laws 120 and 128 of 2017, relating to the alternative exemption for veterans, be amended to remove the expiration date of June 30, 2022.   Action details Not available
Res 1671-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOEstablish that the discount percentage for early payment of real estate taxes be set at one-half of one percent per annum for FY'22.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1672-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 808 - 50th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY21, Brooklyn.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1673-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 809 - JOE Uptown LLC.YR15.FY21, Manhattan.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1674-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 810 - Carroll-Burke HDFC.PLP.FY22, Bronx.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1675-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 811 - Habitat Net Zero Homes, Queens.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 2257-2021 *Fernando Cabrera ~coupledGORecording of certain orders, requirements, decisions, determinations, resolutions and restrictive declarations issued by the board of standards and appeals.IntroductionThis bill would require the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA), upon issuing a decision affecting the use of a parcel of land, to cause a copy of the decision to be recorded in the county in which the property is located. This would ensure that BSA decisions affecting property in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx would be available in the Automatic City Register Information System (ACRIS), and BSA decisions affecting property in Staten Island would be available in the electronic recording system maintained by the Richmond County Clerk.   Action details Not available
Int 2313-2021 AYdanis A. Rodriguez~coupledA and GOEstablishment 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.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Int 1572-2019 BPublic Advocate Jumaane Williams~coupledA and GORequiring a citywide equitable development data tool and racial equity reports on housing and opportunity.IntroductionThis bill would require an online citywide equitable development data tool with citywide, borough wide, and where statistically reliable data is available, neighborhood level and community district level data. Data would be provided for six specific categories, and be disaggregated by race and ethnicity, where available. Racial equity reports on housing and opportunity would be required for certain land use applications, using data from the equitable development data tool. The substance of racial equity reports would vary by application type, but all would include a statement of how the proposed project relates to the goals and strategies to affirmatively further fair housing and promote equitable access to opportunity. Residential projects would state the expected rents for market rate and affordable units and the incomes needed to afford them without incurring housing cost burden. The equitable development data tool would provide the race/ethnicity for such households.   Action details Not available
Res 1676-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 792 - Zoning, West 16th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 200298 ZSK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1677-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 797 - Zoning, Crab Shanty Restaurant - 361 City Island Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 210149 ZMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1678-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 798 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20215024 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1679-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 799 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20215025 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1680-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 800 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20210155 HUX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1681-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 801 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (C 20210154 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1682-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 802 - Landmarks, Melrose Open Door, Bronx (20210156 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1683-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 803 - Landmarks, Bed Stuy Central and North Phase II, Brooklyn (C 20210173 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1684-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 804 - Landmarks, Bed Stuy Central and North Phase II, Brooklyn (20215026 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1685-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 805 - Landmarks, 72-H Transfer of Block 3930, Lot 50, Staten Island (20185028 PAR)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1686-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 806 - Zoning, St. Joseph’s-1949 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx (C 210063 ZMX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1687-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 807 - Zoning, St. Joseph’s-1949 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx (N 210062 ZRX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1688-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered - GOLU 812 - Landmarks, 860-Seat Primary and Intermediate School Facility, Manhattan (20215029 SCM)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 2353-2021 *Antonio Reynoso~coupledPreconsidered – GOTrade waste industry unions.IntroductionThis bill would clarify the requirement that the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) issue and establish standards for the registration of labor unions in the putrescible trade waste industry   Action details Not available
    ~coupledSMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 2233-2021 AVanessa L. Gibson~coupledA and GOReducing penalties and allowing opportunities to cure for certain violations.IntroductionThis bill would provide civil penalty relief from certain sanitation, health, transportation, consumer affairs, noise control and buildings violations. It would set fixed penalties at the bottom of existing penalty ranges, lower existing penalty ceilings (or sometimes set a lower fixed amount), or lower existing fixed penalties. In certain instances, the bill would allow a cure period for a first violation, or it would eliminate the civil penalty for a first violation. This bill would also clarify that submission of proof of cure for consumer affairs and health violations is an admission of liability only if the proof is accepted by the relevant agency, repeal a number of requirements and prohibitions in the Administrative Code to provide relief for small businesses, and make an administrative change to the storefront registry filing requirement.   Action details Not available
Int 2234-2021 AMark Gjonaj ~coupledA and GOEstablish a temporary program to resolve outstanding judgments imposed by the environmental control board.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Finance to establish a temporary program to resolve outstanding judgments imposed by the Environmental Control Board. Subject to certain conditions, default penalties and associated accrued interest would be waived, respondents would be able to resolve judgments docketed prior to March 7, 2020 by payment of 75% of the imposed penalties without payment of accrued interest, and respondents would be able to resolve judgments docketed on or after March 7, 2020 by payment of 25% of the imposed penalties without payment of accrued interest. The program would last for 90 days in fiscal year 2022 and the Commissioner would be able to extend the program for an additional 90 days. Judgments entered in the 90 days leading up to the start of the program would be ineligible for resolution. Respondents who made certain partial penalty payments prior to the start of the program would be eligible to resolve the associated judgments.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledSTATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION      Not available
SLR 0008-2021 *Alan N. Maisel~coupledPreconsidered – GORetirement and social security law, in relation to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program”. (S.6981-A/ A.7971)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0009-2021 *Alan N. Maisel~coupledPreconsidered – GOCivil service law, in relation to the appointment and promotion of certain personnel of the sanitation department of the city of New York”. (S.1608/A.4006)SLR    Action details Not available
SLR 0010-2021 *Alan N. Maisel~coupledPreconsidered – GORetirement and social security law, in relation to automotive members of the New York city employees’ retirement system (S.6985-A/A.7873).SLR    Action details Not available
    ~coupledTRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 0946-2018 BBrad S. Lander~coupledA and GOProhibiting on-call scheduling for utility safety employees and providing advance notice of work schedules to utility safety employees.IntroductionThe proposed bill would ban the practice of on-call scheduling for utility safety employees who locate and mark underground infrastructure. The bill would prohibit employers from canceling, changing or adding work shifts within 72 hours of the start of the shift, except in limited circumstances. The bill would also require the employer to provide a utility safety employee with a written work schedule no later than 72 hours before the first shift on the work schedule, to post the schedule at the work location 72 hours before the beginning of the scheduled hours of work, and to provide the employee, at the employee’s request, a written copy of the work schedule for any week worked within the prior three years.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 1689-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 785 - Zoning, 30-02 Newtown Avenue, Queens (C 200282 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1690-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 786 - Zoning, 30-02 Newtown Avenue, Queens (N 200283 ZRQ)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 2330-2021 *Fernando Cabrera ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Public HousingNew York city housing authority complaints.IntroductionThis bill would require the 311 customer service center to track complaints related to the New York City Housing Authority and to publish information relating to those complaints. The 311 customer service center would also be authorized to refer such complaints to the New York City Housing Authority.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2331-2021 *Margaret S. Chin~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceAuthorize adoption by resolution of an interest rate for nonpayment of taxes on real property with an assessed value over two hundred fifty thousand dollars in FY'22 for certain property owners adversely affected by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the City Council to adopt by resolution an interest rate between 3 percent and 7.5 percent for qualifying properties with an assessed value of more than $250,000 and no greater than $450,000 and an interest rate between 6 percent and 7.5 percent for qualifying properties with an assessed value of more than $450,000 for the nonpayment of taxes due on July 1, 2021 and paid no later than December 31, 2021 for fiscal year 2022 for real property. To be eligible, property owners would be required to demonstrate to the Department of Finance (DOF) by no later than November 30, 2021 that such property owner either: (a) owns class 2 or 4 real property with an assessed value of more than $250,000 and less than $1,000,000, the income from which declined, for any six month period between March 7, 2020 and June 30, 2021, by at least 50 percent as compared to the corresponding period in the previous 12 month period due to COVID-19, or (b) owns real property where at least 50 percent of the property is used for residential rental dwellings and contains no more than 50 rental dwelling units, of which at least 50 percent are rent regulated accommodations, the income from which declined, for any six month period between March 7, 2020 and June 30, 2021, by at least 25 percent as compared to the corresponding period in the previously 12 month period due to COVID-19. Additionally, DOF would be required to report to the Speaker no later than February 1, 2022 the number of properties for which the lower interest rates was imposed, the total amount of tax due and the total amount of interest reduced, all disaggregated by two qualifying provisions, and the aggregate value of the real property tax liability of those properties. The bill also mandates notice and outreach regarding the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2332-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCriminal JusticeBody-worn cameras for correction officers.IntroductionThis bill would require correction officers to wear a body-worn camera while on duty. The Board of Correction would be required to create detailed rules for their use.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1671-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceEstablish that the discount percentage for early payment of real estate taxes be set at one-half of one percent per annum for FY'22.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2333-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessProhibiting the inclusion of a food service establishment's products on a third-party food delivery platform without a written agreement authorizing such inclusion, and to provide penalties.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit third-party food delivery services – defined in this bill as any website, mobile application or other internet service that sells and offers delivery or pickup of food and beverages from a food service establishment owned by another entity – from listing food service establishments on their application or website and making deliveries from such establishments, without a written agreement between the delivery service and the establishment. It would also prohibit the delivery services from requiring the establishments, in these written agreements, to indemnify the delivery service or their independent contractors or agents for certain damage that occurs after food or beverages leave the establishment. Violations of this bill would be subject to a civil penalty of not more than $500 per day per establishment with respect to which a violation was committed. The Commissioner of the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection would be required to conduct outreach about the requirements of this bill.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2334-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessOnline order changes made by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit third-party food delivery services, entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services, from making changes to orders, including the amount a customer is charged or the amount a restaurant will receive, without first consulting the restaurant fulfilling the order. Before a third-party food delivery service makes a change to an order it would first inform the restaurant, then the customer. Additionally, this bill would prohibit third-party food delivery services from charging restaurants more than 50% of the cost of refunding an aggrieved customer for an order unless the customer’s complaint is unrelated to services provided by the third-party delivery business. Failure to comply would result in civil penalties.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2335-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessRequiring third-party food delivery services to provide a description of the telephone numbers listed in connection with food service establishments.IntroductionSome third-party food delivery services generate and advertise unique telephone numbers for the food service establishments with which they contract, and collect a fee when customers use that unique telephone number for food or beverage orders from the establishments. This bill would require these services, if listing any telephone number for an establishment, to include that establishment’s direct telephone number, and if also including a unique telephone number, to provide a description of the telephone numbers. The description must identify each type of telephone number and any fees associated with their use. The Commissioner of the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection would be required to promulgate rules defining the content, size and location of the description.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2336-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessGratuity options provided by 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 provide the opportunity for customers to tip employees of the restaurant with which they placed their online order. Third-party food delivery services that choose to provide separate opportunities to tip by recipient during the order transaction would be required to clearly and conspicuously label each opportunity with each corresponding recipient. The opportunity to tip would have to be provided at the same time or before the customer would be able to conclude the online transaction. Third-party food delivery services that violate the provisions of the bill would be liable for civil penalties.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2337-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessEstimated times of arrival used by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would require all third-party food delivery services that serve at least 20 different establishments with different owners or operators to provide estimated times of arrival for all their deliveries. It also would require them to provide an anticipated delivery time that will be expressed in a range of at least five minutes before and after the estimated time of arrival. If the estimated delivery time changes for any reason, the food delivery service must update the customer with a new estimated time of arrival and window of anticipated delivery time that references the original timeframe given. Finally, the bill would require that food delivery apps explicitly state that they are responsible for the delivery once the order leaves the restaurant. A violation would be subject to a civil penalty of $500 for each instance.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2338-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessRequiring the commissioner of consumer and worker protection to report on violations of fee limits committed by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Consumer and Worker Protection to report on all violations of subchapter 22 of chapter 5 of title 20 of the Administrative Code and rules promulgated thereunder. Those provisions regulate certain conduct of third-party delivery services, including by placing a 15% cap on delivery fees levied on restaurants during a state of emergency and banning delivery fees charged for telephone orders during states of emergency. The report will include, but not be limited to, the company name, the date of the violation, the section of law violated, any penalties assessed such as monetary penalties, injunctive relief, or court fees and costs, and the borough where the violation occurred. The Commissioner of Consumer and Worker Protection would also be required to report on presumed violations of these provisions after June 2, 2020, during times when they are not in effect because no state of emergency is in place.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2339-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORTransportationSafety education program for delivery workers.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Transportation provide a safety education program for delivery workers who make deliveries using a bicycle or motor vehicle. The safety education program would include information about adherence to traffic laws and best practices for remaining safe while making deliveries.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2340-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishment of a department of coastal protection.IntroductionThis bill would create a Department of Coastal Protection, headed by a Commissioner of Coastal Protection. The Commissioner would be responsible for developing policies and programs relating to coastal protection measures in the City and educating the public about such coastal protection measures.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2341-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring temporary housing staff to record the last known address and residency outside of NYC for those seeking admission to such housing.IntroductionThis bill would require staff in temporary housing administered by the Human Resources Administration, the Department of Homeless Services, the Department of Youth and Community Development, and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to record the last known address of an individual or a family and if such individual or family resided outside of New York City in the five years before entering such housing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2342-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishing and maintaining an online tool for measuring performance of city agencies.IntroductionThis bill would require the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Operations to establish and maintain an online tool for members of the public to view measures of performance of City agencies. The performance measurement tool would include metrics integral to the quality of life in New York City, and the agency information used to measure performance would be required to be updated daily. The Director would also be required to conduct, at least twice each year, reviews of the effectiveness of the online agency performance measurement tool and to implement any changes for improvement based on such reviews.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2343-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsContact information for outdoor advertising companies.IntroductionThis bill would require outdoor advertising companies to list their phone number on each outdoor advertising sign under their control or on the building or premises where each sign under their control is located.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2344-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTransportationProhibiting school bus parking on city streets overnight and on weekends.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit buses owned, used or hired by public or nonpublic schools from parking on city streets on weekdays between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. or on weekends between the hours of 5:00 p.m. on Friday and 5:00 a.m. on Monday.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2345-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORFinanceRepealing the tax on beer and liquor.IntroductionThis local law would repeal the New York City excise tax on beer, liquor and wine as of July 1, 2021.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2346-2021 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORMental Health, Disabilities and AddictionDisclosure of identifying information by mental health services.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit City mental health services from disclosing information about an individual using such service to other City agencies, unless the individual provides written consent, the individual poses an immediate danger to themselves or others, or the disclosure is required by law. This bill would also require City mental health services to disclose to individuals using such service whether the service collects information about the individual, and whether the service retains or shares the information collected.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2347-2021 *Farah N. Louis~SPONSORPublic SafetyReport on the existence of do-not-call lists of members of the city’s police dept.IntroductionThis bill would require each of the city’s District Attorneys to report to the Speaker of the Council and the Civilian Complaint Review Board whether they keep a list of members of the Police Department who could present credibility issues if called as a witness in a legal proceeding. If such a list is kept, the bill would require the District Attorney to report further on the type of documents and other information used to compile the list.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0008-2021 *Alan N. Maisel~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationRetirement and social security law, in relation to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program”. (S.6981-A/ A.7971)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0009-2021 *Alan N. Maisel~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationCivil service law, in relation to the appointment and promotion of certain personnel of the sanitation department of the city of New York”. (S.1608/A.4006)SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
SLR 0010-2021 *Alan N. Maisel~SPONSORPreconsidered - State and Federal LegislationRetirement and social security law, in relation to automotive members of the New York city employees’ retirement system (S.6985-A/A.7873).SLR Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2348-2021 *Carlos Menchaca~SPONSORPreconsidered - ImmigrationCreating a private right of action related to civil immigration detainers.IntroductionThis bill would create a private right of action in the city’s civil immigration detainer laws, allowing individuals held by the New York Police Department, the Department of Correction, and the Department of Probation to bring an action alleging a violation of the detainer laws in any court of competent jurisdiction.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2349-2021 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementIncreasing transfer station permitted capacity for export by rail.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to increase permitted capacity for transfer stations in designated community districts that demonstrate that within four years of notifying DSNY, the transfer station would transport all or the majority of its waste by rail. The transfer station would have to submit to DSNY annual reports that detail the transfer station’s progress toward converting to rail and the number of trucks per day that transport waste from the transfer station. If the transfer station does not complete the project or is unable to secure financing, its permitted capacity would be reduced.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2350-2021 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceAuthorize adoption by resolution of an interest rate for nonpayment of taxes on real property with an assessed value of two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars or less in FY'22 for property owners adversely affected by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the City Council to adopt by resolution a zero percent interest rate for the nonpayment of taxes due on July 1, 2021, on October 1, 2021, or on July 1, 2021 and October 1, 2021, and paid between July 15, 2021 and December 31, 2021 for fiscal year 2022 for real property. To be eligible, property owners would be required to demonstrate to the Department of Finance (DOF) by no later than November 30, 2021 that they were adversely affected by COVID-19 and be either: (a) enrolled in a Property Tax and Interest Deferral Program installment agreement with DOF; or (b) have a property with an assessed value of $250,000 or less and an income of less than $150,000. DOF would be required to report to the Speaker no later than February 1, 2022 the number of properties for which the lower interest rate was imposed, the total amount of tax due and the total amount of interest reduced pursuant to the provisions of this local law, disaggregated by qualifying provision, and the aggregate value of the real property tax liability of those properties. The bill also mandates notice and outreach regarding the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2351-2021 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORPreconsidered - ImmigrationLimiting communication between the department of correction and federal immigration authorities.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the Department of Correction from communicating with federal immigration authorities regarding any person in the department’s custody unless the communication was in relation to a person for which a civil immigration detainer was being honored or the communication was unrelated to the enforcement of civil immigration laws.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2352-2021 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORPreconsidered - ImmigrationLimiting the circumstances in which a person may be detained by the police department on a civil immigration detainer.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit the police department from detaining an individual beyond the time when such person would be otherwise released from custody, without a judicial warrant.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2353-2021 *Antonio Reynoso~SPONSORPreconsidered - Sanitation and Solid Waste ManagementTrade waste industry unions.IntroductionThis bill would clarify the requirement that the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) issue and establish standards for the registration of labor unions in the putrescible trade waste industryReferred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0808-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance50th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY21, Brooklyn.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0809-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceJOE Uptown LLC.YR15.FY21, Manhattan.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0810-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceCarroll-Burke HDFC.PLP.FY22, Bronx.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0811-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceHabitat Net Zero Homes, Queens.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0812-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, 860-Seat Primary and Intermediate School Facility, Manhattan (20215029 SCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0812-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 860-Seat Primary and Intermediate School Facility, Manhattan (20215029 SCM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0813-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, TBK1002-Riseboro UDAAP and Article XI, Brooklyn (20215027 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0813-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, TBK1002-Riseboro UDAAP and Article XI, Brooklyn (20215027 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0814-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, TBK1002 MBD-UDAAP and Article XI, Bronx (20215030 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0814-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, TBK1002 MBD-UDAAP and Article XI, Bronx (20215030 HAX)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available