Meeting Name: Committee on Small Business Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/24/2017 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 1499, Attachments - Int. No. 1501, Attachments - Int. No. 1504, Attachments - Int. No. 1507, Attachments - Int. No. 1508, Attachments - Int. No. 1515, Attachments - Int. No. 1516, Attachments - Int. No. 1518, Attachments - Int. No. 1521, Attachments - Int. No. 1526, Attachments - Int. No. 891-A
File #Ver.Prime SponsorAgenda NoteNameTypeSummaryActionResultAction DetailsMultimedia
           Roll call Not available
Int 0891-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.Proposed Int. No. 891-ANotifying a business when the city has received a request for service or complaint about its operation.IntroductionThis legislation will require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a notification system, whereby business owners can be informed of any complaints lodged against them. Participation is voluntarily, and notification can be received via text message or email.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0891-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Notifying a business when the city has received a request for service or complaint about its operation.IntroductionThis legislation will require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a notification system, whereby business owners can be informed of any complaints lodged against them. Participation is voluntarily, and notification can be received via text message or email.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0891-2015 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Notifying a business when the city has received a request for service or complaint about its operation.IntroductionThis legislation will require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a notification system, whereby business owners can be informed of any complaints lodged against them. Participation is voluntarily, and notification can be received via text message or email.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0891-2015 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. Notifying a business when the city has received a request for service or complaint about its operation.IntroductionThis legislation will require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a notification system, whereby business owners can be informed of any complaints lodged against them. Participation is voluntarily, and notification can be received via text message or email.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1499-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Requiring the commissioners of sanitation and consumer affairs to study the feasibility of a penalty mitigation program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioners of Sanitation and Consumer Affairs to review certain violations enforced by their agencies and study the feasibility of establishing a program for which civil penalties may be waived through a penalty mitigation program. A report summarizing the results of each review and study would result.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1499-2017 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Requiring the commissioners of sanitation and consumer affairs to study the feasibility of a penalty mitigation program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioners of Sanitation and Consumer Affairs to review certain violations enforced by their agencies and study the feasibility of establishing a program for which civil penalties may be waived through a penalty mitigation program. A report summarizing the results of each review and study would result.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1501-2017 *Inez D. Barron Reducing civil penalties where retail establishments agree to make their restrooms publicly available.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a restroom access program where retail establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to make their restrooms publicly available.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1501-2017 *Inez D. Barron Reducing civil penalties where retail establishments agree to make their restrooms publicly available.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a restroom access program where retail establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to make their restrooms publicly available.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1504-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides Creation of an energy efficiency program for multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create an energy efficiency program for multiple dwellings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1504-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides Creation of an energy efficiency program for multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create an energy efficiency program for multiple dwellings.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1507-2017 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Creation of an on-site compliance consultation program for multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create an on-site compliance consultation program for multiple dwellings. Such program would allow owners to request an on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation. Further, such owners may, as a result of requesting such on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation, request that any civil penalties imposed in connection with such violation be waived.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1507-2017 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Creation of an on-site compliance consultation program for multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would create an on-site compliance consultation program for multiple dwellings. Such program would allow owners to request an on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation. Further, such owners may, as a result of requesting such on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation, request that any civil penalties imposed in connection with such violation be waived.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1508-2017 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Enabling compliance with the City’s record keeping requirements.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a record keeping assistance program where individuals could have the civil penalties for violations related to record keeping waived if they attend a course on record keeping.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1508-2017 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Enabling compliance with the City’s record keeping requirements.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a record keeping assistance program where individuals could have the civil penalties for violations related to record keeping waived if they attend a course on record keeping.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1515-2017 *Barry S. Grodenchik Creation of an energy efficiency program for businesses.IntroductionThis bill would create an energy efficiency program for businesses.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1515-2017 *Barry S. Grodenchik Creation of an energy efficiency program for businesses.IntroductionThis bill would create an energy efficiency program for businesses.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1516-2017 *Corey D. Johnson Creation of an on-site compliance consultation program for businesses.IntroductionThis bill would create an on-site compliance consultation program for businesses. Such program would allow business owners to request an on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation. Further, such business owner may, as a result of requesting such on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation, request that any civil penalties imposed in connection with such violation be waived.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1516-2017 *Corey D. Johnson Creation of an on-site compliance consultation program for businesses.IntroductionThis bill would create an on-site compliance consultation program for businesses. Such program would allow business owners to request an on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation. Further, such business owner may, as a result of requesting such on-site compliance consultation following the issuance of a violation, request that any civil penalties imposed in connection with such violation be waived.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1518-2017 *Andy L. King Waiving civil penalties for housing maintenance code violations where an owner made a good faith effort to correct such violations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to waive civil penalties for eligible violations if a building owner can show that they began correcting the condition which constitutes the violation prior to receiving such violation but could not complete the correction due to inability to obtain necessary materials, inability to gain access to the area where the condition causing the violation occurred, or inability to obtain a permit or license necessary to correct the violation, despite diligent and prompt applications being made.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1518-2017 *Andy L. King Waiving civil penalties for housing maintenance code violations where an owner made a good faith effort to correct such violations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to waive civil penalties for eligible violations if a building owner can show that they began correcting the condition which constitutes the violation prior to receiving such violation but could not complete the correction due to inability to obtain necessary materials, inability to gain access to the area where the condition causing the violation occurred, or inability to obtain a permit or license necessary to correct the violation, despite diligent and prompt applications being made.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1521-2017 *Antonio Reynoso Reducing civil penalties where food service establishments donate or recycle organic waste.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish an organic waste donation and recycling program where food service establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to donate or recycle their organic waste.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1521-2017 *Antonio Reynoso Reducing civil penalties where food service establishments donate or recycle organic waste.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish an organic waste donation and recycling program where food service establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to donate or recycle their organic waste.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1526-2017 *Mark Treyger Reducing civil penalties where food service establishments donate left over food.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a food donation program where food service establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to donate their excess food.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1526-2017 *Mark Treyger Reducing civil penalties where food service establishments donate left over food.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a food donation program where food service establishments could have the civil penalties for eligible violations waived if they agree to donate their excess food.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available