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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/7/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by Father Michael Callaghan, C.O., Pastor, who serves as a spiritual leader at The Brooklyn Oratory Parishes & New York Disaster Interfaith Services, located at 64 Middagh, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Levin.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of September 9, 2021 be adopted as printed by Council Member Treyger.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES - None      Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS      Not available
M 0339-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on Call-Up VoteLandmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210481 ZSK and C 210484 PPK)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0340-2021 *Diana Ayala  Coupled on Call-Up VoteLandmarks, Las Raices, Manhattan (C 210428 PPM)Land Use Call-Up Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0341-2021 *Stephen T. Levin Coupled on Call-Up VoteZoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 180039 MMK, C 200319 PCK, C 200320 MMK and C 200321 PSK )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 CONTRACTS      Not available
Int 1995-2020 AFrancisco P. Moya Amended and Coupled on General OrdersShelter security guard and fire guard training.IntroductionThis bill would require all contracted shelter operators that contract with the Department of Homeless Services ensure that the shelter security guards and fire guards at such shelters receive 40 hours of training beyond the minimum required by the State within 120 days after they are hired and an eight-hour refresher training annually thereafter, which must include at least two hours of shelter-specific training. The bill would also require such shelter operators to submit quarterly reports to the DHS commissioner regarding the number of security and fire guards who have completed such trainings, and an annual certification verifying compliance with training requirements for each guard.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2006-2020 AFrancisco P. Moya Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishing prevailing wage requirements for security guards and fire guards at city-contracted shelters.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require payment of prevailing wages to security guards and fire guards providing security services at homeless shelters operated pursuant to contracts with the Department of Homless Services (“DHS”). The proposed legislation would place a limitation on subcontracting for shelter and fire guards at contracts less than $20,000 without approval by the DHS Commissioner. The proposed legislation would also empower the Comptroller to monitor contracted shelter operators’ compliance with prevailing wage payments and to investigate violations and verified complaints pertaining to such compliance. The Comptroller would also be empowered to utilize several different enforcement mechanisms against non-compliant shelter operators based upon the outcome of such investigationsApproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT      Not available
Int 1663-2019 ABen Kallos Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishing an office of urban agriculture and an urban agriculture advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Urban Agriculture and an Urban Agriculture Advisory Board. The Office of Urban Agriculture would conduct outreach, receive comments and respond to questions regarding urban agriculture, make recommendations about protecting and expanding urban agriculture, and establish a program to support research for advancing urban agriculture legislation and policy. The Urban Agriculture Advisory Board would consist of thirteen members and would advise the Office of Urban Agriculture, the Mayor and the Council on issues relating to urban agriculture.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0455-2018 ADaniel Dromm  Amended and Coupled on General OrdersUse of all-electric school buses in school bus contracts.IntroductionThis local law would require the City to ensure that all school buses in use by September 1, 2035 shall be all-¬electric zero emission school buses. The replacement of school buses shall be subject to the commercial availability and reliability of all-electric zero emission school buses, and the technical and physical availability of related planned infrastructure, including but not limited to charging stations and bus depots for all-electric zero emission school buses. This local law would also require the DOE to report to the Mayor and the Speaker on a variety of implementation targets within three reporting deadlines: July 1 of 2023, 2028, and 2033.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 1752-2021 *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
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 2261-2021 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. Amended and Coupled on General OrdersAmend the administrative code of the city of New York, the NYC plumbing code, the NYC building code, the NYC city mechanical code and the NYC fuel gas code.IntroductionThis bill completes the most recent code revision cycle with amendments to the New York City Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes, based on the 2015 editions of the International Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes published by the International Code Council, where necessary, modifying or adding new text tailored to the unique needs and characteristics of the City’s built environment. The bill also contains provisions to modify the General Administrative Provisions and New York City Electrical Code. The proposed legislation improves building construction standards for new buildings and resolves issues relating to the application of some provisions of the new codes to the alteration of existing buildings. Focused on preserving the principles of safety, savings, and innovation, this code revision cycle upgrades these concepts to include additional levels of enhancements, such as promoting sustainability along with resiliency, economizing resources, including affordable housing elements, and enhancing the tenant protection plan.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
Int 1058-2018 AAlicka Ampry-Samuel  Amended and Coupled on General OrdersDeveloping an urban agriculture report.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Urban Agriculture to prepare an urban agriculture report by October 1, 2023 and every five years thereafter in cooperation with several stakeholders including relevant agencies, food policy educators, community gardens and urban farming businesses. The office would be required to conduct an annual accounting of the progress made towards the recommendations in the most recent report and update the Mayor and the Speaker on such progress each year.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0832-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200203 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1753-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 832 - Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200203 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0833-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200204 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1754-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 833 - Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200204 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0834-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, The Windmere, Manhattan (C 210202 ZSM)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 0836-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 210261 ZMM)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1755-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 836 - Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 210261 ZMM)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0837-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (N 210262 ZRM)Land Use Application Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1756-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled to be Filed Pursuant to Letter of WithdrawalLU 837 - Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (N 210262 ZRM)Resolution Filed by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0838-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility, Citywide (N 210270 ZRY)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 0839-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 106-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 180395 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1757-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 839 - Zoning, 106-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 180395 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0840-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 307 Kent Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200306 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1758-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 840 - Zoning, 307 Kent Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200306 ZMK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0841-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 307 Kent Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200307 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1759-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 841 - Zoning, 307 Kent Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200307 ZRK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HOUSING      Not available
Int 2330-2021 AFernando Cabrera  Amended and Coupled on General OrdersNew York city housing authority complaints.IntroductionThis bill would require the 311 customer service center to track complaints or requests for service it receives from all members of the public, including residents of a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development, related to NYCHA. This bill would also require 311 to refer such complaints to NYCHA, and to publish information relating to those complaints.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RESILIENCY AND WATERFRONTS      Not available
Int 1620-2019 AJustin L. Brannan Amended and Coupled on General OrdersCreation of a citywide climate adaptation plan.IntroductionThis bill would require that no later than September 30, 2022, and every ten years thereafter, the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, or another office or agency designated by OLTPS, in consultation with other City agencies, develop and post on its website a climate adaptation plan that considers and evaluates various climate hazards impacting the City and its shoreline. Such climate hazards would include extreme storms, sea level rise, tidal flooding, extreme heat, extreme precipitation, extreme wind, wild fire, and flooding surge events associated with a storm. The climate adaptation plan would include recommendations for resiliency and adaptation measures to protect residents, property and infrastructure in the City. Such plan would identify areas that are highly vulnerable to climate hazards to help determine where resiliency and adaptation measures should first be implemented. Such plan would also consider the potential impact on environmental justice areas.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0834-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, The Windmere, Manhattan (C 210202 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1760-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 834 - Zoning, The Windmere, Manhattan (C 210202 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0838-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility, Citywide (N 210270 ZRY)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1761-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 838 - Zoning, Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility, Citywide (N 210270 ZRY)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
T2018-1849 *  Coupled on General OrdersCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCONTRACTS      Not available
Int 1995-2020 AFrancisco P. Moya~coupledA and GOShelter security guard and fire guard training.IntroductionThis bill would require all contracted shelter operators that contract with the Department of Homeless Services ensure that the shelter security guards and fire guards at such shelters receive 40 hours of training beyond the minimum required by the State within 120 days after they are hired and an eight-hour refresher training annually thereafter, which must include at least two hours of shelter-specific training. The bill would also require such shelter operators to submit quarterly reports to the DHS commissioner regarding the number of security and fire guards who have completed such trainings, and an annual certification verifying compliance with training requirements for each guard.   Action details Not available
Int 2006-2020 AFrancisco P. Moya~coupledA and GOEstablishing prevailing wage requirements for security guards and fire guards at city-contracted shelters.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require payment of prevailing wages to security guards and fire guards providing security services at homeless shelters operated pursuant to contracts with the Department of Homless Services (“DHS”). The proposed legislation would place a limitation on subcontracting for shelter and fire guards at contracts less than $20,000 without approval by the DHS Commissioner. The proposed legislation would also empower the Comptroller to monitor contracted shelter operators’ compliance with prevailing wage payments and to investigate violations and verified complaints pertaining to such compliance. The Comptroller would also be empowered to utilize several different enforcement mechanisms against non-compliant shelter operators based upon the outcome of such investigations   Action details Not available
    ~coupledECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT      Not available
Int 1663-2019 ABen Kallos~coupledA and GOEstablishing an office of urban agriculture and an urban agriculture advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Urban Agriculture and an Urban Agriculture Advisory Board. The Office of Urban Agriculture would conduct outreach, receive comments and respond to questions regarding urban agriculture, make recommendations about protecting and expanding urban agriculture, and establish a program to support research for advancing urban agriculture legislation and policy. The Urban Agriculture Advisory Board would consist of thirteen members and would advise the Office of Urban Agriculture, the Mayor and the Council on issues relating to urban agriculture.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 0455-2018 ADaniel Dromm ~coupledA and GOUse of all-electric school buses in school bus contracts.IntroductionThis local law would require the City to ensure that all school buses in use by September 1, 2035 shall be all-¬electric zero emission school buses. The replacement of school buses shall be subject to the commercial availability and reliability of all-electric zero emission school buses, and the technical and physical availability of related planned infrastructure, including but not limited to charging stations and bus depots for all-electric zero emission school buses. This local law would also require the DOE to report to the Mayor and the Speaker on a variety of implementation targets within three reporting deadlines: July 1 of 2023, 2028, and 2033.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 1752-2021 *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
    ~coupledHOUSING AND BUILDINGS      Not available
Int 2261-2021 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr.~coupledA and GOAmend the administrative code of the city of New York, the NYC plumbing code, the NYC building code, the NYC city mechanical code and the NYC fuel gas code.IntroductionThis bill completes the most recent code revision cycle with amendments to the New York City Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes, based on the 2015 editions of the International Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes published by the International Code Council, where necessary, modifying or adding new text tailored to the unique needs and characteristics of the City’s built environment. The bill also contains provisions to modify the General Administrative Provisions and New York City Electrical Code. The proposed legislation improves building construction standards for new buildings and resolves issues relating to the application of some provisions of the new codes to the alteration of existing buildings. Focused on preserving the principles of safety, savings, and innovation, this code revision cycle upgrades these concepts to include additional levels of enhancements, such as promoting sustainability along with resiliency, economizing resources, including affordable housing elements, and enhancing the tenant protection plan.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Int 1058-2018 AAlicka Ampry-Samuel ~coupledA and GODeveloping an urban agriculture report.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Urban Agriculture to prepare an urban agriculture report by October 1, 2023 and every five years thereafter in cooperation with several stakeholders including relevant agencies, food policy educators, community gardens and urban farming businesses. The office would be required to conduct an annual accounting of the progress made towards the recommendations in the most recent report and update the Mayor and the Speaker on such progress each year.   Action details Not available
Res 1753-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 832 - Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200203 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1754-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 833 - Zoning, 2840 Knapp Street Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200204 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1755-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 836 - Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (C 210261 ZMM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1756-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledFiledLU 837 - Zoning, 629-633 West 142nd Street Rezoning, Manhattan (N 210262 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1757-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 839 - Zoning, 106-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 180395 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1758-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 840 - Zoning, 307 Kent Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200306 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1759-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 841 - Zoning, 307 Kent Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200307 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledPUBLIC HOUSING      Not available
Int 2330-2021 AFernando Cabrera ~coupledA and GONew York city housing authority complaints.IntroductionThis bill would require the 311 customer service center to track complaints or requests for service it receives from all members of the public, including residents of a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development, related to NYCHA. This bill would also require 311 to refer such complaints to NYCHA, and to publish information relating to those complaints.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 1760-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 834 - Zoning, The Windmere, Manhattan (C 210202 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1761-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 838 - Zoning, Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility, Citywide (N 210270 ZRY)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 2410-2021 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORConsumer Affairs and Business LicensingAgency actions in case of a breach of security and to repeal section 20-117 of such code, relating to licensee disclosure of a security breach.Introduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2411-2021 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsEnforcement of provisions of the zoning resolution related to eligibility requirements with respect to the development, acquisition, rehabilitation, preservation, sale or rental of affordable housing administered by the department of housing preservationIntroduction Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2412-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORFinanceApplication procedure for the correction of assessment for taxation.IntroductionThis bill would replace the requirement that all applications filed to correct property tax assessments with the New York City Tax Commission be verified or notarized with a requirement that all applications be certified.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2413-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsOnline publications of the city record.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to provide free online subscriptions to the City Record to Borough Presidents, Council Members, community boards, branches of the public library and news media, and to permit such offices to request a free printed subscription to the City Record. This bill would also require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to post online a copy of each printed issue of the City Record.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2414-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsThe city administrative procedure act.IntroductionThis bill would amend the City Administrative Procedure Act, and would require agencies to respond to and publish public comments, post on their websites any rulemaking petitions made by the public, create an automated electronic response confirming receipt of public comments submitted by e-mail, report on the rulemaking process, and submit a public outreach plan for each proposed rule. This bill would also require the Mayor’s Office of Operations and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to create a publicly accessible electronic database of archived comments, and e-mail alerts for the public when agencies announce proposed final rules.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1752-2021 *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
Int 2415-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORPublic SafetyRequiring the police department to promulgate rules regarding the confiscation and destruction of all-terrain vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD to make rules regarding the circumstances and procedures for confiscation and destruction of all-terrain vehicles, including dirt bikes.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2416-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORCriminal JusticeProhibiting triple tours of duty for department of correction custodial officers.IntroductionThis bill would limit the assignment of tours of duty for Department of Correction (“DOC”) custodial officers to not more than two consecutive tours of duty. The bill would establish a tour of duty as consisting of not more than 8 consecutive hours. Assignment of additional hours into a third consecutive tour of duty would be prohibited.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2417-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORTransportationProhibiting the sale or distribution of materials that obscure license plates or distort images of license plates.IntroductionThis bill would add a prohibition to the Administrative Code against the sale or distribution of any materials or substances for the purpose of concealing or obscuring the numbers on license plates or distorting a recorded or photographic image of license plates. The penalty for violations would be at least $300 for the first violation and at least $500 for any subsequent violation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2418-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsProvision of internet service to residential tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of multiple dwellings with 10 units or more to bear the cost of providing tenants with broadband internet service or its functional equivalent. Such dwellings would be subject to additional technical requirements, including the installation of Ethernet ports and wiring to facilitate internet access. Violations would be punished under the Housing Maintenance Code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2419-2021 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareQuarterly reporting by the administration for children’s services on the amount of time children spend in the children’s center or temporary placement facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the ACS website, a quarterly report about the amount of time that children spend in the children’s center or a temporary placement facility. The report would include information about the number of days spent in a facility, the type of facility, the age of the child, the level of care recommended, the number of children placed in a facility for the first time and the number of children placed in a facility on two or more occasions.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2420-2021 *Stephen T. Levin~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring an audit and report on foster care placement notices.IntroductionThe New York Social Services law and Family Court Act require that when a foster care placement changes, a social services agency or worker must provide the attorney for the child with notice of the change in placement. This bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to conduct quarterly audits of foster care placement notifications. The audit would include a review of instances in which a notice was not provided as required, the time elapsed between a change in foster care placement and when the placement notice was provided, when notice of the change was provided to the attorney for the child and a summary of the information that was missing from the notice. ACS would be required to report to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the ACS website, a report with the results of its audit from the preceding quarter.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2421-2021 *I. Daneek Miller~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsEstablishment of an office of cannabis business services.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of Cannabis Business Services. The office would be responsible for, among other things, monitoring the implementation of regulations pursuant to the state’s cannabis law; establishing citywide cannabis equity goals; assisting social and economic equity applicants in applying for licenses to operate cannabis businesses; and developing a framework for incentives for social and economic equity applicants. The office would also be responsible for a bi-annual report on the status of commercial cannabis activity within the city.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2422-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez~SPONSORTransportationParking MetersIntroductionThis bill would authorize the use of pay-by-plate parking meters in addition to pay-and-display parking meters. Pay-by-plate parking meters would require a person to enter the vehicle’s license plate to register payment for parking, and would be capable of tracking payment by the vehicle’s license plate, rather than by paper receipt. Before the Department of Transportation (DOT) makes changes to the parking meter rates or replaces a pay-and-display parking meter with a pay-by-plate parking meter, DOT would provide 30-days written notice to the Council Member and Community Board in whose district such change would occur and post such change on the DOT’s website. Additionally, parking time could only be used on the blockface, or street section, for which it was purchased and could not be transferred between blockfaces. This bill would also consolidate existing sections of the Administrative Code related to parking meters into one section.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2423-2021 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWITHDRAWNConnecting victims of domestic violence with support services.Introduction Withdrawn  Action details Not available
Int 2424-2021 *Helen K. Rosenthal~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityEstablishing a street harassment advisory board.IntroductionThis bill would establish a street harassment advisory board (board) to make recommendations for the prevention of street harassment in the city to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council. The Executive Director of the Commission on Gender Equity or the Executive Director’s designee would serve as chair of the board. The Mayor and the Speaker would appoint additional board members with relevant expertise. Each year, the board would be required to publish a report of its recommendations for legislation and policy.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2425-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionRequiring borough commissioners in the department of environmental protection.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) to assign to each borough a Borough Commissioner, who would oversee DEP programs, personnel, and facilities within the borough and regularly inform the Commissioner of DEP regarding such programs, personnel, and facilities. The Borough Commissioners would also consult when appropriate with the relevant Borough President and Community Boards.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2426-2021 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORPreconsidered - EducationRequiring the DOE to report on school attendance, vaccination, testing consent, and quarantine data related to COVID-19, and providing for the repeal of such provision upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to post a weekly report on its website that includes information for each school regarding student attendance, COVID-19 student vaccination, COVID-19 student testing consent forms, and student quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2427-2021 *Mark Treyger~SPONSORPreconsidered - EducationReport on COVID-19 within city schools and providing for the repeal of such provision upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (“DOE”) to post a weekly report on its website regarding the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, COVID-19, within City schools. The report would include the number of COVID cases broken out by student, teacher, staff and administrator for each school and the percentage of vaccinated persons broken out by student, teacher, staff and administrator for each school.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2428-2021 *Paul A. Vallone~SPONSORContractsAgency outreach to businesses in minority- and women-owned business enterprise categories for which agencies fail to achieve utilization goals, and technical amendments in relation thereto.IntroductionThis bill would require agencies to conduct outreach and education tailored to businesses in minority- and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE) categories for which agencies fail to achieve M/WBE utilization goals. Agencies would utilize the Office of Ethnic and Community Media and community-based organizations to conduct the outreach and education, which would inform businesses about issues related to agency procurement. This bill would also make technical amendments related to the numbering and headings of certain sections of the contracts and purchases chapter of the Administrative Code.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2429-2021 *Kalman Yeger ~SPONSORGovernmental OperationsBudget of the campaign finance board.IntroductionThis bill would change the budget process for the New York City Campaign Finance Board (the “Board”). Currently, the Board is required to provide itemized estimates of its financial needs to the Mayor, and the Mayor is required to include such estimates in the Executive Budget without revision. This bill would allow the Mayor’s Executive Budget to include appropriations for the Board that differ from the Board’s unrevised cost estimates.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0879-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, Broadway and 11th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 210025 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0879-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Broadway and 11th Street Rezoning, Queens (C 210025 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0880-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning and FranchisesZoning, Broadway and 11th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 210026 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0880-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Broadway and 11th Street Rezoning, Queens (N 210026 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0881-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings & DispositionsLandmarks, Las Raices, Manhattan (C 210428 PPM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0881-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Las Raices, Manhattan (C 210428 PPM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0882-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 185-17 Hillside Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 210192 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0882-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 185-17 Hillside Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 210192 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0883-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 185-17 Hillside Avenue Rezoning, Queens (N 210193 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0883-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 185-17 Hillside Avenue Rezoning, Queens (N 210193 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0884-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 180039 MMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0884-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 180039 MMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0885-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 200319 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0885-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 200319 PCK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0886-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 200320 MMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0886-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 200320 MMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0887-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 200321 PSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0887-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Gowanus Canal CSO Facility, Brooklyn (C 200321 PSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0888-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, Gowanus Mercy Home UDAAP Amendment, Brooklyn (20225005 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0888-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Gowanus Mercy Home UDAAP Amendment, Brooklyn (20225005 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0889-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210480 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0889-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210480 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0890-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210481 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0890-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210481 ZSK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0891-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (N 210482 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0891-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (N 210482 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0892-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210483 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0892-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210483 HAK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0893-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORLandmarks, Public Sitings and DispositionsLandmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210484 PPK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0893-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Cooper Park Commons, Brooklyn (C 210484 PPK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available