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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/26/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by Imam Mamadou Saliou Bah, spiritual leader at Futa Islamic Center, located at 3400 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Gibson.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meetings of June 30, 2021 and July 29, 2021 be adopted as printed by Council Member Riley.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0323-2021 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledBoard of Corrections submitting letter as notice regarding the expiration and repeal of Local Law 84 of 2015.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Not available
M 0324-2021 *Corey D. Johnson Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, The Windmere, Manhattan (C 210202 ZSM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0325-2021 *Antonio Reynoso Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, 101 Varick Avenue, Brooklyn (C 210329 PCK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    8.COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER      Not available
    9.DISCUSSION OF GENERAL ORDERS      Not available
    10.REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None      Not available
    11.REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES      Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 1622-2019 AMargaret S. Chin Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRemedying fraudulent, deceptive and unconscionable business practices.IntroductionThis bill would update Consumer Protection Law (CPL) penalty amounts and make clear that DCWP can seek daily penalties for deceptive conduct. The bill would also clarify DCWP’s power to combat online deceptive practices and define as deceptive a business’s failure to provide transactional document translations. The bill would make explicit the forms of relief for CPL violations that DCWP can seek at OATH and allow DCWP to initiate a state court case through a proceeding. This bill would also reinstate the licensing scheme for industrial laundries and businesses that engage in industrial laundry delivery and create a separate regulatory scheme for retail laundries. Additionally, this bill would codify a higher civil penalty for persons who harass DCWP personnel and require amusement operators to inform DCWP of any accidents. Finally, this bill would make technical corrections in title 20 of the Administrative Code and revise an effective date provision of local law number 80 for 2021.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE      Not available
Int 1209-2018 AHelen K. Rosenthal Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the department of correction to utilize doula services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to retain an organization to provide doula services to incarcerated individuals twice a week, as well as during labor and delivery. DOC would be required to issue a report every six months regarding the delivery of doula services. This bill would also create a working group to review relevant reports and discuss ways to improve communication, collaboration, and efficiency related to pregnant individuals in custody.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 2283-2021 AHelen K. Rosenthal Amended and Coupled on General OrdersCity’s reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York city housing authority (NYCHA) report to the Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Stability (OLTPS) the amount of greenhouse gas emissions for the portfolio of buildings owned or operated by NYCHA by December 1, 2022, and no later than every December 1 thereafter, for the prior calendar year. Further, the Mayor shall include in the annual report on green building standards, due by December 1 each year, the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from capital projects involving buildings that are owned or operated by NYCHA, measured in carbon dioxide equivalent for the fiscal year ending in the previous calendar year, and the percentage change in such emissions measured in carbon dioxide equivalent for such calendar year, relative to such emissions for calendar year 2005. This bill would also amend the reporting date required by Local Law 22 of 2008 of inventory and analysis of citywide emissions and city government emissions, measured in carbon dioxide equivalent for the previous calendar year. The reporting date will be amended from September 17 to November 15 of each year. The bill would also amend the reporting date of relevant actions taken by OLTPS, including programs developed and education and outreach activities, from September 17 to November 15 of each year. Finally, within 90 days after the adoption of the capital budget, the bill would require the OLTPS to complete and post on its website a list of current and future capital projects intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from city government operations.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 1726-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0822-2021 *Daniel Dromm   310 East 4th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY22, Block 373, Lot 8; Manhattan.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1729-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 822 - 310 East 4th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY22, Block 373, Lot 8; Manhattan.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL WELFARE      Not available
Int 1483-2019 AStephen T. Levin Amended and Coupled on General OrdersPlan to accommodate pets of families and individuals experiencing homelessness in shelter.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), to develop a plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families with the objective of allowing homeless pet-owners to keep their pets. Such plan would include, for example, the steps DHS can take to prioritize the acquisition of facilities that will permit homeless pet-owners to keep their pets, as well as identifying existing providers that will permit homeless pet-owners to keep their pets. The bill would also require that DHS submit the plan to the Speaker of the Council no later than 180 days of the effective date of this bill. The bill would also require that DHS collaborate with the Department of Social Services (DSS) to outline steps to address accommodating pets of homeless individuals and families in shelter under DSS programs such as those in shelters for domestic violence survivors.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1484-2019 AStephen T. Levin Amended and Coupled on General OrdersProviding information about pets whose owners enter homeless shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department to post information on its website regarding the process for having a pet designated as an emotional support animal, and to report, every three months, information on how many individuals and families applied for shelter and reported they had a pet, as well as the the placement or disposition of pets that belong to people who enter homeless shelters. Finally, the bill would require the Department to develop a questionnaire to obtain the information required to be reported.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2284-2021 AHelen K. Rosenthal Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the dept of social services and the dept of homeless services to provide resources for contracted client service providers to deliver a survivor-centered response in addressing gender-based harassment and sexual assault.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to deliver a survivor-centered response to complaints of sexual assault or harassment made by a client or staff of a DSS or Department of Homeless (DHS) provider. DSS would be required to offer sexual assault and harassment resources to each survivor, follow-up with each survivor as appropriate and review each complaint to assess the next steps. The bill would require the Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence to develop a survivor resource guide and provide the guide to DSS. DSS would be required to post the survivor guide and other training resources on its website, and make such materials available to contracted providers. The bill would further require DSS to review whether a provider has entered into a settlement in response to a complaint, or other actions taken in response to complaints. DSS would be required to submit an annual report to the Speaker of the Council on any steps taken to establish procedures pursuant to this bill. Finally, DHS would be required to provide resources, information, outreach materials and online training resources compiled by DSS to DHS’ contracted providers.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     Report of the Committee on Land Use      Not available
LU 0813-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, TBK1002-Riseboro UDAAP and Article XI, Brooklyn (20215027 HAK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1730-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 813 - Landmarks, TBK1002-Riseboro UDAAP and Article XI, Brooklyn (20215027 HAK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0814-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, TBK1002 MBD-UDAAP and Article XI, Bronx (20215030 HAX)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1731-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 814 - Landmarks, TBK1002 MBD-UDAAP and Article XI, Bronx (20215030 HAX)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0820-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Holyrood Episcopal Church – Iglesia Santa Cruz, Manhattan (20215031 HIM (N 210467 HIM))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1732-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 820 - Landmarks, Holyrood Episcopal Church – Iglesia Santa Cruz, Manhattan (20215031 HIM (N 210467 HIM))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0821-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Educational Building, 70 Fifth Ave, Manhattan (20215018 HIM (N 210468 HIM))Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1733-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 821 - Landmarks, Educational Building, 70 Fifth Ave, Manhattan (20215018 HIM (N 210468 HIM))Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0823-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 133 Beach 116th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 210148 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1734-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 823 - Zoning, 133 Beach 116th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 210148 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0824-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 200230 ZMQ)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 0825-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 200231 ZRQ)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
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 1897-2020 AMark Gjonaj  Amended and Coupled on General OrdersLicensing of third-party food delivery services, and to repeal subchapter 22 of chapter 5 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would require third-party food delivery services to obtain a license in order to do business in the City. It would also repeal the subchapter in the Administrative Code that contains existing laws regulating third-party food delivery services, and would instead incorporate the requirements of recently passed Introductions 2311-A, 2333-A, 2335-A and 2356-A into this bill’s licensing scheme. Under the bill, the department could deny or refuse to renew a license, or suspend or revoke a license, if a third-party food delivery service committed two of more violations of the bill’s subchapter. Third-party food delivery services who violate the requirements in the bill’s subchapter would also be subject to civil penalties, as well as civil action from the City or a person against whom a violation was committed. The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection would be required to conduct outreach on the provisions of this bill.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2390-2021 *Francisco P. Moya Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLimiting, without expiration, the fees charged to food service establishments by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would add a new section in the subchapter added by Proposed Introduction 1897-A, prohibiting third-party food delivery services from charging food service establishments more than 15% per order for delivery and more than 5% per order for all other fees, except for transaction fees. The bill would prohibit third-party food delivery services from charging more than 3% per order for transaction fees, except that it would allow for a higher charge if the third-party food delivery service can provide proof that such higher charge was imposed upon the service by a credit card company or internet-based payment system to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection and the relevant food service establishment if requested. This bill would also require the Department to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council every two years, beginning no later than September 30, 2023, recommending the maintenance or adjustment of this bill’s cap on fees, by looking at factors such as the effect of the cap on third-party food delivery services and food service establishments; whether the cap affects delivery workers’ wages and working conditions; the products provided by third-party food delivery services for listing, processing and marketing; and figures related to the bill’s subchapter such as the number of complaints and violations, total amount of penalties imposed and the amount of restitution recovered.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1811-2019 AKeith Powers  Amended and Coupled on General OrdersCreation of a theatre district zone.IntroductionThis bill would create a Theatre District zone on streets surrounding Times Square in Manhattan. In the zone, the Department of Transportation would be required to establish additional pedestrian flow zones where necessary to accommodate demand for pedestrian space. The department would also have the authority to add new designated activity zones for commercial activities. The bill would also clarify that persons engaged in designated activities are deemed to be engaged in such activities for the entirety of their interactions with the public for the purpose of providing commercial activity.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0824-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 200230 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1735-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 824 - Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 200230 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0825-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 200231 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1736-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 825 - Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 200231 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
T2018-1849 *  Coupled on General OrdersCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCONSUMER AFFAIRS AND BUSINESS LICENSING      Not available
Int 1622-2019 AMargaret S. Chin~coupledA and GORemedying fraudulent, deceptive and unconscionable business practices.IntroductionThis bill would update Consumer Protection Law (CPL) penalty amounts and make clear that DCWP can seek daily penalties for deceptive conduct. The bill would also clarify DCWP’s power to combat online deceptive practices and define as deceptive a business’s failure to provide transactional document translations. The bill would make explicit the forms of relief for CPL violations that DCWP can seek at OATH and allow DCWP to initiate a state court case through a proceeding. This bill would also reinstate the licensing scheme for industrial laundries and businesses that engage in industrial laundry delivery and create a separate regulatory scheme for retail laundries. Additionally, this bill would codify a higher civil penalty for persons who harass DCWP personnel and require amusement operators to inform DCWP of any accidents. Finally, this bill would make technical corrections in title 20 of the Administrative Code and revise an effective date provision of local law number 80 for 2021.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledCRIMINAL JUSTICE      Not available
Int 1209-2018 AHelen K. Rosenthal~coupledA and GORequiring the department of correction to utilize doula services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to retain an organization to provide doula services to incarcerated individuals twice a week, as well as during labor and delivery. DOC would be required to issue a report every six months regarding the delivery of doula services. This bill would also create a working group to review relevant reports and discuss ways to improve communication, collaboration, and efficiency related to pregnant individuals in custody.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 2283-2021 AHelen K. Rosenthal~coupledA and GOCity’s reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York city housing authority (NYCHA) report to the Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Stability (OLTPS) the amount of greenhouse gas emissions for the portfolio of buildings owned or operated by NYCHA by December 1, 2022, and no later than every December 1 thereafter, for the prior calendar year. Further, the Mayor shall include in the annual report on green building standards, due by December 1 each year, the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from capital projects involving buildings that are owned or operated by NYCHA, measured in carbon dioxide equivalent for the fiscal year ending in the previous calendar year, and the percentage change in such emissions measured in carbon dioxide equivalent for such calendar year, relative to such emissions for calendar year 2005. This bill would also amend the reporting date required by Local Law 22 of 2008 of inventory and analysis of citywide emissions and city government emissions, measured in carbon dioxide equivalent for the previous calendar year. The reporting date will be amended from September 17 to November 15 of each year. The bill would also amend the reporting date of relevant actions taken by OLTPS, including programs developed and education and outreach activities, from September 17 to November 15 of each year. Finally, within 90 days after the adoption of the capital budget, the bill would require the OLTPS to complete and post on its website a list of current and future capital projects intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from city government operations.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 1726-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1729-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 822 - 310 East 4th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY22, Block 373, Lot 8; Manhattan.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL WELFARE      Not available
Int 1483-2019 AStephen T. Levin~coupledA and GOPlan to accommodate pets of families and individuals experiencing homelessness in shelter.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), to develop a plan to accommodate pets of homeless individuals and families with the objective of allowing homeless pet-owners to keep their pets. Such plan would include, for example, the steps DHS can take to prioritize the acquisition of facilities that will permit homeless pet-owners to keep their pets, as well as identifying existing providers that will permit homeless pet-owners to keep their pets. The bill would also require that DHS submit the plan to the Speaker of the Council no later than 180 days of the effective date of this bill. The bill would also require that DHS collaborate with the Department of Social Services (DSS) to outline steps to address accommodating pets of homeless individuals and families in shelter under DSS programs such as those in shelters for domestic violence survivors.   Action details Not available
Int 1484-2019 AStephen T. Levin~coupledA and GOProviding information about pets whose owners enter homeless shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department to post information on its website regarding the process for having a pet designated as an emotional support animal, and to report, every three months, information on how many individuals and families applied for shelter and reported they had a pet, as well as the the placement or disposition of pets that belong to people who enter homeless shelters. Finally, the bill would require the Department to develop a questionnaire to obtain the information required to be reported.   Action details Not available
Int 2284-2021 AHelen K. Rosenthal~coupledA and GORequiring the dept of social services and the dept of homeless services to provide resources for contracted client service providers to deliver a survivor-centered response in addressing gender-based harassment and sexual assault.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to deliver a survivor-centered response to complaints of sexual assault or harassment made by a client or staff of a DSS or Department of Homeless (DHS) provider. DSS would be required to offer sexual assault and harassment resources to each survivor, follow-up with each survivor as appropriate and review each complaint to assess the next steps. The bill would require the Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence to develop a survivor resource guide and provide the guide to DSS. DSS would be required to post the survivor guide and other training resources on its website, and make such materials available to contracted providers. The bill would further require DSS to review whether a provider has entered into a settlement in response to a complaint, or other actions taken in response to complaints. DSS would be required to submit an annual report to the Speaker of the Council on any steps taken to establish procedures pursuant to this bill. Finally, DHS would be required to provide resources, information, outreach materials and online training resources compiled by DSS to DHS’ contracted providers.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 1730-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 813 - Landmarks, TBK1002-Riseboro UDAAP and Article XI, Brooklyn (20215027 HAK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1731-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 814 - Landmarks, TBK1002 MBD-UDAAP and Article XI, Bronx (20215030 HAX)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1732-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 820 - Landmarks, Holyrood Episcopal Church – Iglesia Santa Cruz, Manhattan (20215031 HIM (N 210467 HIM))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1733-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 821 - Landmarks, Educational Building, 70 Fifth Ave, Manhattan (20215018 HIM (N 210468 HIM))Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1734-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 823 - Zoning, 133 Beach 116th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 210148 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 1897-2020 AMark Gjonaj ~coupledA and GOLicensing of third-party food delivery services, and to repeal subchapter 22 of chapter 5 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would require third-party food delivery services to obtain a license in order to do business in the City. It would also repeal the subchapter in the Administrative Code that contains existing laws regulating third-party food delivery services, and would instead incorporate the requirements of recently passed Introductions 2311-A, 2333-A, 2335-A and 2356-A into this bill’s licensing scheme. Under the bill, the department could deny or refuse to renew a license, or suspend or revoke a license, if a third-party food delivery service committed two of more violations of the bill’s subchapter. Third-party food delivery services who violate the requirements in the bill’s subchapter would also be subject to civil penalties, as well as civil action from the City or a person against whom a violation was committed. The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection would be required to conduct outreach on the provisions of this bill.   Action details Not available
Int 2390-2021 *Francisco P. Moya~coupledPreconsidered – GOLimiting, without expiration, the fees charged to food service establishments by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would add a new section in the subchapter added by Proposed Introduction 1897-A, prohibiting third-party food delivery services from charging food service establishments more than 15% per order for delivery and more than 5% per order for all other fees, except for transaction fees. The bill would prohibit third-party food delivery services from charging more than 3% per order for transaction fees, except that it would allow for a higher charge if the third-party food delivery service can provide proof that such higher charge was imposed upon the service by a credit card company or internet-based payment system to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection and the relevant food service establishment if requested. This bill would also require the Department to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council every two years, beginning no later than September 30, 2023, recommending the maintenance or adjustment of this bill’s cap on fees, by looking at factors such as the effect of the cap on third-party food delivery services and food service establishments; whether the cap affects delivery workers’ wages and working conditions; the products provided by third-party food delivery services for listing, processing and marketing; and figures related to the bill’s subchapter such as the number of complaints and violations, total amount of penalties imposed and the amount of restitution recovered.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledTRANSPORTATION      Not available
Int 1811-2019 AKeith Powers ~coupledA and GOCreation of a theatre district zone.IntroductionThis bill would create a Theatre District zone on streets surrounding Times Square in Manhattan. In the zone, the Department of Transportation would be required to establish additional pedestrian flow zones where necessary to accommodate demand for pedestrian space. The department would also have the authority to add new designated activity zones for commercial activities. The bill would also clarify that persons engaged in designated activities are deemed to be engaged in such activities for the entirety of their interactions with the public for the purpose of providing commercial activity.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 1735-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 824 - Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 200230 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1736-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 825 - Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 200231 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
T2018-1849 * ~coupledGOCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    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 2375-2021 *Inez D. Barron~SPONSORTransportationInstalling safety signs near schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to paint school safety signs and install overhead school safety signs on each street where a school entrance is located to alert drivers to the presence of school-aged children and pedestrians.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2376-2021 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORWithdrawnEstablishment of a department of emergency medical services.Introduction Withdrawn  Action details Not available
Int 2377-2021 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsExtending the physical scope of gas piping inspections.IntroductionPursuant to Local Law 152 of 2016 and Department of Buildings (DOB), rules, between January 1 and December 31 of every fourth year, building gas piping systems must be inspected in community districts in all boroughs. DOB rules also require submission of a certification that all conditions identified in the inspection report have been corrected no later than 120 days, or if more time is needed, no later than 180 days following the inspection date. Currently, inspections conducted under Local Law 152 include exposed gas lines from point of entry up to individual tenant spaces. This bill extends the physical scope of inspection from individual tenant spaces to the point of connection for any equipment that uses gas supplied by gas piping.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2378-2021 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring HPD to conduct an audit, seek stakeholder input, and submit a report as to certain violations issued by such department.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development to conduct an audit of certain kinds of violations it has issued, gather stakeholder input on specified topics related to violations, and submit a report to the Speaker of the Council by July 31, 2022 recommending options for streamlining the issuance and clearance of notices of violation and for altering the classification of violations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1721-2021 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORFinanceCreate a property tax exemption for property owners who undertake safe basement apartment conversions.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2379-2021 *Darma V. Diaz~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring the department of social services to create a domestic violence shelter designated for men.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services (DSS) to establish a domestic violence shelter exclusively for individuals who identify as men.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1722-2021 *Darma V. Diaz~SPONSORCriminal JusticeJustice for Incarcerated Moms Act of 2021 (H.R. 948)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1723-2021 *Darma V. Diaz~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsAfrican Descent Affairs Act of 2021 (H.R.1134)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1724-2021 *Darma V. Diaz~SPONSORVeteransProtecting Moms Who Served Act (H.R 958)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1725-2021 *Darma V. Diaz~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityProhibit the imposition of different rates for disability insurance premiums based on gender. (A.6642/S.1187)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2380-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsEqual employment practices commission ensuring equal employment opportunity with NYC for sexual orientation and gender identity minority groups.IntroductionThis bill highlights that the Equal Employment Practices Commission shall direct all requirements for minority groups provided in the New York City Charter to sexual orientation and gender identity minority groups.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2381-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsRequiring the DCAS to ensure equal employment opportunity for sexual orientation and gender identity minority groups at NYC agencies.IntroductionThis bill highlights that the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and City agencies shall carry out equal employment opportunity requirements applicable to minority groups to sexual orientation and gender identity minority groups.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2382-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsEnsuring the dept of small business services requires equal employment opportunity for sexual orientation and gender identity minority groups in contracting with the city of NY.IntroductionThis bill would highlight the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity minority groups in the equal employment opportunity requirements of the Division of Labor Services within the Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) applicable to contractors and subcontractors with New York City. The bill would also require SBS to include sexual orientation and gender identity information in a voluntary survey provided to prospective city contractors and subcontractors seeking information regarding their executive directors, officers and staff.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2383-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsDocuments required for proof of occupancy for relocation services.IntroductionThis bill would allow the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), to accept as proof of occupancy for relocation services, three written statements: a signed statement from the tenant, a notarized statement from someone not in the same household as the tenant but who has personal knowledge of the tenant, and a signed statement from someone who resides in the same unit as the tenant and is receiving relocation services for the same event or if that is not possible, a notarized statement from someone who resides in the same building as the tenant or an adjacent building. In addition, HPD would be required to try to obtain records of the tenant’s address from any government agency identified by the tenant as likely to have those records.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2384-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceOffice of the taxpayer advocate.IntroductionThis local law would require the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate (OTA) to establish and distribute a taxpayers’ bill of rights and issue an annual report regarding the activities of the office. The Department of Finance would be required to include contact information for the OTA on notices related to taxes and benefits and on the Department’s website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1726-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1727-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORResiliency and WaterfrontsINVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2385-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionEstablishing a photo noise violation monitoring device program for motor vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would establish a noise camera program that would detect motor vehicles exceeding the noise limits under city law. Any vehicle found to be violating such limits would be issued a notice of violation and subject to the civil penalty as prescribed by the existing law. The Department of Environmental Protection would also be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and to post on its website, an annual report on the program including the locations of the noise cameras, the number of violations detected, and any revenue raised as a result of the program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2386-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORTechnologyCollaborative software purchasing.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor to designate an agency to develop and implement a plan to coordinate with other jurisdictions when purchasing software. This bill would also require the agency designated by the Mayor to create a website with information regarding software purchased by the City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2387-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORTechnologyFree and open source software.IntroductionThis bill would require the City Chief Procurement Officer and the Commissioner of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to develop a plan to minimize the amount of proprietary software the City purchases and increase the amount of free and open source software the City purchases.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2388-2021 *Peter A. Koo~SPONSORParks and RecreationInstallation of life rings in city parks and beaches.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation to furnish and maintain life rings at 150-foot intervals along every publicly accessible park waterfront, including beaches, within the Commissioner’s jurisdiction. The bill would also clarify the responsibility of persons attempting rescue using these life rings.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2389-2021 *Brad S. Lander~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsProhibiting discrimination on the basis of a person’s height or weight in opportunities of employment, housing, and access to public accommodations.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit discrimination on the basis of a person’s actual or perceived height or weight in relation to opportunities of employment, housing, and access to public accommodations. This bill would also create an exemption for employers needing to consider height or weight in employment decisions only where height or weight is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the business and would also exempt operators or providers of public accommodations only where height or weight requirements would qualify as bona fide considerations of public health and safety.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2390-2021 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORPreconsidered - Small BusinessLimiting, without expiration, the fees charged to food service establishments by third-party food delivery services.IntroductionThis bill would add a new section in the subchapter added by Proposed Introduction 1897-A, prohibiting third-party food delivery services from charging food service establishments more than 15% per order for delivery and more than 5% per order for all other fees, except for transaction fees. The bill would prohibit third-party food delivery services from charging more than 3% per order for transaction fees, except that it would allow for a higher charge if the third-party food delivery service can provide proof that such higher charge was imposed upon the service by a credit card company or internet-based payment system to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection and the relevant food service establishment if requested. This bill would also require the Department to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council every two years, beginning no later than September 30, 2023, recommending the maintenance or adjustment of this bill’s cap on fees, by looking at factors such as the effect of the cap on third-party food delivery services and food service establishments; whether the cap affects delivery workers’ wages and working conditions; the products provided by third-party food delivery services for listing, processing and marketing; and figures related to the bill’s subchapter such as the number of complaints and violations, total amount of penalties imposed and the amount of restitution recovered.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1728-2021 *Keith Powers ~SPONSORLand UseDept of City Planning to refer out, by the end of 2021, an amendment to the text of the Zoning Resolution to allow dancing and entertainment as-of-right in all eating and drinking establishments..Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2391-2021 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORCriminal JusticeRequiring a report on voter registration in city jails.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to annually report on voter registration activities in city jails.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2392-2021 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORCriminal JusticeDyslexia screening and treatment in city jails.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to screen incarcerated individuals for dyslexia and offer treatment programs to those who are identified as having dyslexia.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2393-2021 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORSmall BusinessRequiring the dept of small business services to coordinate with community-based organizations for the purpose of providing information in certain specified languages.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to identify and coordinate with community-based organizations to provide information about its programs and opportunities to speakers of the department designated languages.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0822-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance310 East 4th Street HDFC.GHPP.FY22, Block 373, Lot 8; Manhattan.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0823-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 133 Beach 116th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 210148 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0823-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 133 Beach 116th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 210148 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0824-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 200230 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0824-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 200230 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0825-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 200231 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0825-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Beach 67th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 200231 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0826-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 840 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 210249 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0826-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 840 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 210249 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0827-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, 840 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 210250 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0827-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 840 Atlantic Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 210250 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0828-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Dorrance Brooks Square Street Historic District, Manhattan (20215034 HKM (N 210498 HKM/DL 524-LP 2651))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0828-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Dorrance Brooks Square Street Historic District, Manhattan (20215034 HKM (N 210498 HKM/DL 524-LP 2651))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0829-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, New York Public Library, Harlem Branch, Manhattan (20215035 HIM (N 210499 HIM, DL 524/LP-2652))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0829-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, New York Public Library, Harlem Branch, Manhattan (20215035 HIM (N 210499 HIM, DL 524/LP-2652))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0830-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Aakawaxung Munahanung Archaeological Site, Staten Island (20225002 HIR (N 220005 HIR, DL 525/LP No. 2648))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0830-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Aakawaxung Munahanung Archaeological Site, Staten Island (20225002 HIR (N 220005 HIR, DL 525/LP No. 2648))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0831-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Kimlau War Memorial, Manhattan (20225001 HIM (N 220003 HIM, DL 525/LP-2653))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0831-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Kimlau War Memorial, Manhattan (20225001 HIM (N 220003 HIM, DL 525/LP-2653))Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0832-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200203 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0832-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200203 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0833-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200204 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0833-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200204 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0834-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, The Windmere, Manhattan (C 210202 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0834-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, The Windmere, Manhattan (C 210202 ZSM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0835-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, 101 Varick Avenue, Brooklyn (C 210329 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0835-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, 101 Varick Avenue, Brooklyn (C 210329 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0836-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 210261 ZMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0836-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 210261 ZMM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0837-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (N 210262 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0837-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (N 210262 ZRM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available