File #: Int 0571-2022    Version: * Name: Delayed repairs to sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 7/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to delayed repairs to sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Kalman Yeger , Farah N. Louis
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to provide notice to affected Council Members, Community Boards and Borough Presidents whenever work performed by or on behalf of DPR to repair a sidewalk damaged by a City tree is cancelled or delayed.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 571, 2. Int. No. 571, 3. July 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-14-22

Int. No. 571

By Council Members Holden, Yeger and Louis

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to delayed repairs to sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-159 to read as follows:

§ 18-159 Notice regarding delayed sidewalk repairs. For any repair work scheduled to be performed by or on behalf of the department on a sidewalk damaged by a tree under the jurisdiction of the department that is delayed or canceled, the department shall provide electronic notice of such delay or cancellation to the community board for the community district where such sidewalk is located, the council member in whose district the sidewalk is located and the borough president for the borough where such sidewalk is located. Such notice shall be provided no later than 3 days after the department makes a decision to delay or cancel such repair work.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

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