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File #: Int 1778-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring information related to tree ownership be shared via 311.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 10/30/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring information related to tree ownership be shared via 311
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to coordinate with the Parks Department to identify the owner of a tree or trees that are the subject of a 311 request and provide information regarding whether such tree or trees pose an immediate health or safety risk and the contact information for the relevant city agency or office when such trees are owned by the city of New York.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1778, 2. Int. No. 1778, 3. October 30, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-30-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 30, 2019

Int. No. 1778

 

By Council Members Borelli and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring information related to tree ownership be shared via 311

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 23-304 to read as follows:

§23-304 Tree inquiries. a. The department of information technology and telecommunications in coordination with the department of parks and recreation shall make available on the 311 citizen service center website, telephone, and mobile device platforms for each request submitted relating to a tree where a city agency or office is the owner of such tree:

1. Within one day of submission of such request, the city agency or office that owns such tree;

2. Within three days of submission of such request, whether such tree poses an immediate health or safety risk as confirmed by the department of parks and recreation; and

3. Within seven days of the submission of such request, the resolution of such request along with the contact information of the city agency or office that owns such tree.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

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LS #11,478

10/16/19