Meeting Name: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/19/2022 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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T2022-1920 *   Oversight - Evaluating Diversity and Inclusion in the FDNY.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2022-1920 *   Oversight - Evaluating Diversity and Inclusion in the FDNY.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0516-2022 *Adrienne E. Adams  Demographic diversity within the fire department.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department, in consultation with the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, to develop and implement a plan for ensuring that the racial, ethnic, and gender demographics of the Department’s firefighters reflect that of the City’s population as a whole. The Fire Department would also be required to post a report each year on its website that includes an overview of the Department’s efforts to recruit and retain female firefighters and firefighters of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, including reference to all related budgetary expenditures for such efforts, and the projected increases in the percentage of female firefighters and firefighters of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds within the Department following each of the upcoming three testing cycles.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0516-2022 *Adrienne E. Adams  Demographic diversity within the fire department.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department, in consultation with the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, to develop and implement a plan for ensuring that the racial, ethnic, and gender demographics of the Department’s firefighters reflect that of the City’s population as a whole. The Fire Department would also be required to post a report each year on its website that includes an overview of the Department’s efforts to recruit and retain female firefighters and firefighters of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, including reference to all related budgetary expenditures for such efforts, and the projected increases in the percentage of female firefighters and firefighters of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds within the Department following each of the upcoming three testing cycles.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0519-2022 *Joann Ariola   Requiring permanent firehouse facility upgrades to ensure a safe working environment for a mixed gender workforce.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department to survey each firehouse to determine the permanent facility upgrades necessary to ensure a safe working environment for a mixed gender workforce. No later than six months after completion of the survey, the Department would be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council a report on the findings of the survey detailing the permanent facility upgrades necessary at each firehouse, as well as a plan to implement such permanent facility upgrades at each firehouse. The Fire Department would be required to complete implementation of the permanent facility upgrades identified in the report no later than five years after submission of the report.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0519-2022 *Joann Ariola   Requiring permanent firehouse facility upgrades to ensure a safe working environment for a mixed gender workforce.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department to survey each firehouse to determine the permanent facility upgrades necessary to ensure a safe working environment for a mixed gender workforce. No later than six months after completion of the survey, the Department would be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council a report on the findings of the survey detailing the permanent facility upgrades necessary at each firehouse, as well as a plan to implement such permanent facility upgrades at each firehouse. The Fire Department would be required to complete implementation of the permanent facility upgrades identified in the report no later than five years after submission of the report.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0552-2022 *Kevin C. Riley  Reporting demographic information of members of the fire department at firehouses.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the Department’s website, an annual report on the number of officers and members of the uniformed force of the department assigned to each firehouse, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity, as well as the number of individuals who reside within the geographic area that each firehouse covers, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0552-2022 *Kevin C. Riley  Reporting demographic information of members of the fire department at firehouses.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the Department’s website, an annual report on the number of officers and members of the uniformed force of the department assigned to each firehouse, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity, as well as the number of individuals who reside within the geographic area that each firehouse covers, disaggregated by gender and race or ethnicity.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0553-2022 *Kevin C. Riley  Requiring the fire dept to implement training on diversity, inclusion, and harassment.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department, in consultation with the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and Commission on Human Rights, to develop and implement a plan for providing ongoing training and education to all members and staff regarding harassment, diversity and inclusion. Such plan would be required to include annual in-person training regarding the Department’s harassment policies and annual in-person training regarding diversity and inclusion for all Fire Department staff and members. The Fire Department would also be required to post a report each year on its website regarding efforts taken to implement the diversity, inclusion and harassment training plan.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0553-2022 *Kevin C. Riley  Requiring the fire dept to implement training on diversity, inclusion, and harassment.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department, in consultation with the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and Commission on Human Rights, to develop and implement a plan for providing ongoing training and education to all members and staff regarding harassment, diversity and inclusion. Such plan would be required to include annual in-person training regarding the Department’s harassment policies and annual in-person training regarding diversity and inclusion for all Fire Department staff and members. The Fire Department would also be required to post a report each year on its website regarding efforts taken to implement the diversity, inclusion and harassment training plan.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0560-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams  Requiring the fire department to annually report on equal employment opportunity complaints.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the Department’s website, no later than 30 days after the end of each fiscal year, a report on complaints filed with the Department’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office regarding potential violations of the City’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. The report would include information about the number of complaints that resulted in corrective action taken by the Fire Department, and further disaggregated by the form of correction action, including but not limited to formal reprimand, fine, loss of pay or benefits, transfer, suspension, demotion and termination.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0560-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams  Requiring the fire department to annually report on equal employment opportunity complaints.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Fire Department to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and post on the Department’s website, no later than 30 days after the end of each fiscal year, a report on complaints filed with the Department’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office regarding potential violations of the City’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. The report would include information about the number of complaints that resulted in corrective action taken by the Fire Department, and further disaggregated by the form of correction action, including but not limited to formal reprimand, fine, loss of pay or benefits, transfer, suspension, demotion and termination.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available