Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/21/2022 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: Rabbi Iris Richman, Founder, Jewish Voices Together located at 244 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Gutiérrez.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of November 22, 2022 be adopted as printed by Council Member Ung.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0104-2022 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting estimates of the City’s debt-incurring power for Fiscal Years 2023-2026, pursuant to Section 232 of the New York City Charter.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0105-2022 *  FinanceTransfer of city funds between various agencies in Fiscal Year 2023 to implement changes in the City's expense budget, pursuant to Section 107(b) of the New York City Charter. (MN-1)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
    6.PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None      Not available
    7.LAND USE CALL-UPS – None      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 0136-2022 BJulie Won Amended and Coupled on General OrdersThe capabilities of community-based organizations to provide language services to support city services.IntroductionThis bill would require each agency that provides direct public or emergency services to develop a vendor resource guide of community-based translators and interpreters for at least 100 languages. Those agencies would then have discretion to utilize this list in order to fill agency contracts below the small purchase limits. The bill would also require the City’s Chief Procurement Officer to issue a quarterly report to the Mayor and the Speaker on agencies’ procurements of translation and interpretation services, including their use of vendors in in the vendor resource guide.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Res 0440-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersResolution approving 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
LU 0154-2022 *Justin L. Brannan  505 West 43rd Street, Block 1072, Lot 1201, Manhattan, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 3.Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0451-2022 *Justin L. Brannan Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 154 - 505 West 43rd Street, Block 1072, Lot 1201, Manhattan, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 3.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0382-2022 AGale A. Brewer Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring certain agencies to publish guidance on responding to settlement offers, translate such guidance into the designated citywide languages, and notify settlement offer recipients about such guidance.IntroductionThis bill would require each settlement offer sent by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to be accompanied by a multilingual notice that: (1) informs the recipient that they are receiving a settlement offer because they are being charged with a violation of the law; and (2) directs the recipient (via a QR code or similar mechanism) to a portion of the agency’s website with plain language information about the recipient’s options for responding to the settlement offer. Both the notice and the online information would need to be translated into each of the designated citywide languages, which are the top ten languages spoken by New Yorkers with limited English proficiency.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0697-2022 ASandra Ung Amended and Coupled on General OrdersProviding supplemental language access services in connection with temporary language needs.IntroductionThis bill would expand upon the City’s Language Access Law by requiring agencies to provide services in additional languages, as necessary, to respond to an emergency in which a large number of people who do not speak one of the designated citywide languages are arriving in the City and seeking city services.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0700-2022 AJulie Won Amended and Coupled on General OrdersTranslation services for compliance materials.IntroductionThis bill would amend the Language Access Law to require agencies that provide direct public services to produce translations of written materials that the agency distributes when enforcing New York City laws and carrying out compliance actions.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITIES AND ADDICTION      Not available
Int 0681-2022 ALinda Lee Amended and Coupled on General OrdersWorkforce development for persons with disabilities.IntroductionThis proposed bill would codify NYC:ATWORK, a program of the Mayor’s Office for Persons with Disabilities (MOPD) that provides resources and direct support to job seekers and employers for the purpose of promoting employment of persons with disabilities in all employment sectors. This proposed bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Workforce Development (MOTWD) and MOPD to collaborate to administer a workforce development program for persons with disabilities in NYC. This proposed bill would expand the existing NYC:ATWORK program by requiring SBS, MOTWD, and MOPD to maintain an online resource to connect employers and job seekers, which would include a current list of all vacant positions from participating employers. Resources would be made publicly available to support applicants with the job search process, and to provide employers with guidance on making accommodations, including by conducting informational sessions for employers at least twice annually. Additionally, the proposed bill would require SBS, MOTWD, and MOPD to carry out a public awareness campaign targeted at potential employers to facilitate participation in the program and employment of persons with disabilities.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0682-2022 ALinda Lee Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring agencies to develop a five-year accessibility plan.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) to consult with each agency to develop and implement a five-year accessibility plan, to include, at minimum: (1) the steps the agency is taking and will be taking over the next 5 years to ensure accessibility to the agency’s workplace, services, and programs, and (2) information on ongoing projects and projects planned over the next 5 years related to improving physical, digital and programmatic access, and effective communications for persons with disabilities. MOPD would also be required to invite the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to develop and submit a five-year accessibility plan. The proposed bill would require each agency to post a proposed version of their five-year accessibility plan on their website and to circulate it for public comment. The proposed bill would further require interim reporting on each agency’s progress towards accessibility until the deadline for posting the five-year accessibility plans to the respective agencies’ websites on March 15, 2024. Lastly, the proposed bill would require MOPD to conduct outreach to any agency or entity (including the MTA) to share best practices regarding accessibility. If any such agency or entity does not develop a five-year accessibility plan within 90 days of such meeting, MOPD would be required to post on its website a statement that the agency or entity failed to develop such plan, and include a summary of best practices shared with the agency or entity.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PARKS AND RECREATION      Not available
Int 0174-2022 AShekar Krishnan Amended and Coupled on General OrdersReporting on park capital expenditures.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to expand its web based capital projects tracker to include more detailed information regarding its capital projects, including the total number of projects in its portfolio, the reasons for any delays, the dates projects were fully funded, projected and actual cost overruns, individual sources of funding and the length of time it took to complete each project.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0680-2022 AShekar Krishnan Amended and Coupled on General OrdersSurvey to determine the feasibility of creating small parks and green spaces on public streets with dead ends and vacant city-owned land near streets with dead ends.IntroductionThis local law would require an agency or office designated by the mayor, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and any other appropriate agency, to review sites, owned by the city of New York in residential zones in each borough, on streets with dead ends and vacant land in close proximity to such streets, and land that abuts highway entrances, underpasses and exits, that are suitable for the planting of trees or other vegetation, or for establishing bioswales, small parks or other green spaces.. The survey would prioritize sites located in environmental justice communities. The survey would have to be submitted to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council by April, 1 2024, and would include an analysis of the condition of each surveyed site, as well as the feasibility of planting trees or other vegetation or the installation of bioswales, small parks or other green spaces, a description of the necessary steps associated with installing these features, as well as an estimate of the length of time and the overall cost to do so for each site.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 0842-2022 AShekar Krishnan Amended and Coupled on General OrdersRequiring the department of parks and recreation to develop a strategy to reduce the duration of its capital projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to prepare a strategy, in coordination with other city agencies as appropriate, to reduce the duration of capital projects by at least 25 percent. The strategy would review, at a minimum, early completion incentives; standardization of processes, timelines, and forms; coordination with utility companies; and possible changes to regulatory barriers. The strategy would have to be submitted to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council by no later than December 1, 2023.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
M 0101-2022 *   Isabel Castilla, New York City Public Design CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0452-2022 *Keith Powers  Coupled on General OrdersM 101 - Isabel Castilla, New York City Public Design CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0102-2022 *   James Van Bramer, New York City Public Design CommissionMayor's Message Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 0453-2022 *Keith Powers  Coupled on General OrdersM 102 - James Van Bramer, New York City Public Design CommissionResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 0630-2022 ASandy Nurse Amended and Coupled on General OrdersThe tracking of street cleaning operations online.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to equip street sweepers with global positioning system (GPS) technology and ensure that such technology is functioning during street cleaning operations. The bill would also require DSNY to publish and maintain a page on its website that allows the public to track and confirm the completion of street cleanings, using data from GPS devices installed on street sweepers. This bill would also require DSNY to submit biannual reports for two years on street cleanings to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and post the reports on the DSNY website.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 0699-2022 ASandra Ung Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEnhancing language access for small business owners, and to repeal a related definition in section 17-1501 of such code.IntroductionThis bill would strengthen existing protections for small business owners who speak a language other than English. The bill would clarify and strengthen protections outlined in the Business Owner’s Bill of Rights and the Food Service Establishment Code of Conduct, including by requiring the Bill of Rights and Code of Conduct to be translated into additional languages. In addition, the bill would require certain city agencies that regularly conduct inspections to report annually on the number of bilingual inspectors they employ and the languages spoken by those inspectors. Furthermore, the bill would require the Hearings Division of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings to translate its written decisions upon request.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
T2022-0001 * ~coupledCoupled on General OrdersCommissioner of DeedsCommissioner of Deeds    Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledCONTRACTS      Not available
Int 0136-2022 BJulie Won~coupledA and GOThe capabilities of community-based organizations to provide language services to support city services.IntroductionThis bill would require each agency that provides direct public or emergency services to develop a vendor resource guide of community-based translators and interpreters for at least 100 languages. Those agencies would then have discretion to utilize this list in order to fill agency contracts below the small purchase limits. The bill would also require the City’s Chief Procurement Officer to issue a quarterly report to the Mayor and the Speaker on agencies’ procurements of translation and interpretation services, including their use of vendors in in the vendor resource guide.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Res 0440-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOResolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 0451-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 154 - 505 West 43rd Street, Block 1072, Lot 1201, Manhattan, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 3.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS      Not available
Int 0382-2022 AGale A. Brewer~coupledA and GORequiring certain agencies to publish guidance on responding to settlement offers, translate such guidance into the designated citywide languages, and notify settlement offer recipients about such guidance.IntroductionThis bill would require each settlement offer sent by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to be accompanied by a multilingual notice that: (1) informs the recipient that they are receiving a settlement offer because they are being charged with a violation of the law; and (2) directs the recipient (via a QR code or similar mechanism) to a portion of the agency’s website with plain language information about the recipient’s options for responding to the settlement offer. Both the notice and the online information would need to be translated into each of the designated citywide languages, which are the top ten languages spoken by New Yorkers with limited English proficiency.   Action details Not available
Int 0697-2022 ASandra Ung~coupledA and GOProviding supplemental language access services in connection with temporary language needs.IntroductionThis bill would expand upon the City’s Language Access Law by requiring agencies to provide services in additional languages, as necessary, to respond to an emergency in which a large number of people who do not speak one of the designated citywide languages are arriving in the City and seeking city services.   Action details Not available
Int 0700-2022 AJulie Won~coupledA and GOTranslation services for compliance materials.IntroductionThis bill would amend the Language Access Law to require agencies that provide direct public services to produce translations of written materials that the agency distributes when enforcing New York City laws and carrying out compliance actions.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledMENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITIES AND ADDICTION      Not available
Int 0681-2022 ALinda Lee~coupledA and GOWorkforce development for persons with disabilities.IntroductionThis proposed bill would codify NYC:ATWORK, a program of the Mayor’s Office for Persons with Disabilities (MOPD) that provides resources and direct support to job seekers and employers for the purpose of promoting employment of persons with disabilities in all employment sectors. This proposed bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Workforce Development (MOTWD) and MOPD to collaborate to administer a workforce development program for persons with disabilities in NYC. This proposed bill would expand the existing NYC:ATWORK program by requiring SBS, MOTWD, and MOPD to maintain an online resource to connect employers and job seekers, which would include a current list of all vacant positions from participating employers. Resources would be made publicly available to support applicants with the job search process, and to provide employers with guidance on making accommodations, including by conducting informational sessions for employers at least twice annually. Additionally, the proposed bill would require SBS, MOTWD, and MOPD to carry out a public awareness campaign targeted at potential employers to facilitate participation in the program and employment of persons with disabilities.   Action details Not available
Int 0682-2022 ALinda Lee~coupledA and GORequiring agencies to develop a five-year accessibility plan.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) to consult with each agency to develop and implement a five-year accessibility plan, to include, at minimum: (1) the steps the agency is taking and will be taking over the next 5 years to ensure accessibility to the agency’s workplace, services, and programs, and (2) information on ongoing projects and projects planned over the next 5 years related to improving physical, digital and programmatic access, and effective communications for persons with disabilities. MOPD would also be required to invite the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to develop and submit a five-year accessibility plan. The proposed bill would require each agency to post a proposed version of their five-year accessibility plan on their website and to circulate it for public comment. The proposed bill would further require interim reporting on each agency’s progress towards accessibility until the deadline for posting the five-year accessibility plans to the respective agencies’ websites on March 15, 2024. Lastly, the proposed bill would require MOPD to conduct outreach to any agency or entity (including the MTA) to share best practices regarding accessibility. If any such agency or entity does not develop a five-year accessibility plan within 90 days of such meeting, MOPD would be required to post on its website a statement that the agency or entity failed to develop such plan, and include a summary of best practices shared with the agency or entity.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledPARKS AND RECREATION      Not available
Int 0174-2022 AShekar Krishnan~coupledA and GOReporting on park capital expenditures.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to expand its web based capital projects tracker to include more detailed information regarding its capital projects, including the total number of projects in its portfolio, the reasons for any delays, the dates projects were fully funded, projected and actual cost overruns, individual sources of funding and the length of time it took to complete each project.   Action details Not available
Int 0680-2022 AShekar Krishnan~coupledA and GOSurvey to determine the feasibility of creating small parks and green spaces on public streets with dead ends and vacant city-owned land near streets with dead ends.IntroductionThis local law would require an agency or office designated by the mayor, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and any other appropriate agency, to review sites, owned by the city of New York in residential zones in each borough, on streets with dead ends and vacant land in close proximity to such streets, and land that abuts highway entrances, underpasses and exits, that are suitable for the planting of trees or other vegetation, or for establishing bioswales, small parks or other green spaces.. The survey would prioritize sites located in environmental justice communities. The survey would have to be submitted to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council by April, 1 2024, and would include an analysis of the condition of each surveyed site, as well as the feasibility of planting trees or other vegetation or the installation of bioswales, small parks or other green spaces, a description of the necessary steps associated with installing these features, as well as an estimate of the length of time and the overall cost to do so for each site.   Action details Not available
Int 0842-2022 AShekar Krishnan~coupledA and GORequiring the department of parks and recreation to develop a strategy to reduce the duration of its capital projects.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to prepare a strategy, in coordination with other city agencies as appropriate, to reduce the duration of capital projects by at least 25 percent. The strategy would review, at a minimum, early completion incentives; standardization of processes, timelines, and forms; coordination with utility companies; and possible changes to regulatory barriers. The strategy would have to be submitted to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council by no later than December 1, 2023.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 0452-2022 *Keith Powers ~coupledGOM 101 - Isabel Castilla, New York City Public Design CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0453-2022 *Keith Powers ~coupledGOM 102 - James Van Bramer, New York City Public Design CommissionResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledSANITATION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 0630-2022 ASandy Nurse~coupledA and GOThe tracking of street cleaning operations online.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to equip street sweepers with global positioning system (GPS) technology and ensure that such technology is functioning during street cleaning operations. The bill would also require DSNY to publish and maintain a page on its website that allows the public to track and confirm the completion of street cleanings, using data from GPS devices installed on street sweepers. This bill would also require DSNY to submit biannual reports for two years on street cleanings to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and post the reports on the DSNY website.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledSMALL BUSINESS      Not available
Int 0699-2022 ASandra Ung~coupledA and GOEnhancing language access for small business owners, and to repeal a related definition in section 17-1501 of such code.IntroductionThis bill would strengthen existing protections for small business owners who speak a language other than English. The bill would clarify and strengthen protections outlined in the Business Owner’s Bill of Rights and the Food Service Establishment Code of Conduct, including by requiring the Bill of Rights and Code of Conduct to be translated into additional languages. In addition, the bill would require certain city agencies that regularly conduct inspections to report annually on the number of bilingual inspectors they employ and the languages spoken by those inspectors. Furthermore, the bill would require the Hearings Division of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings to translate its written decisions upon request.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
T2022-0001 * ~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 0853-2022 *Joann Ariola ~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureInstalling intermediate reference location signs on designated sections of Cross Bay Boulevard, Beach Channel Drive, Rockaway Point Boulevard, and Rockaway Beach Boulevard.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to install intermediate reference location signs, commonly known as mile markers, at one tenth of a mile intervals along designated stretches of Cross Bay Boulevard, Beach Channel Drive, Rockaway Point Boulevard, and Rockaway Beach Boulevard.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0439-2022 *Alexa Avilés~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsStanding in solidarity with the women of Iran and supporting the removal of Iran from the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0440-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceResolution approving 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 0854-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring the department of transportation to annually implement new daylighting measures.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require that the DOT implement daylighting or install daylighting features at a minimum of 100 intersections a year, and must implement daylighting at high priority intersections, those with a significantly larger number of serious vehicular crashes, whenever feasible. The proposed bill also tasks the DOT with publishing information on high priority intersections including their location, whether the department intends to implement daylighting at the intersection, and if not, what if any steps the department intends to take to reduce the incidence of serious vehicular crashes at the intersection.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0855-2022 *Selvena N. Brooks-Powers~SPONSORPreconsidered - Governmental OperationsRequiring disclosure of the identity of contributors to entities making independent expenditures in support of or in opposition to any municipal ballot proposal or referendum.IntroductionThis bill would require independent spenders working to influence the results of a municipal ballot initiative to disclose such spenders’ donors to the Campaign Finance Board and, in certain cases, in their advertisements.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0856-2022 *Tiffany Cabán~SPONSORGeneral WelfareOutreach to unsheltered individuals.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit police officers from engaging in any outreach to unsheltered individuals experiencing homelessness.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0441-2022 *Amanda Farías~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureAuthorize New York City to set a five mile per hour speed limit on streets participating in the Open Streets program. (A.10647/S.9569)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0442-2022 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORFinanceNational Infrastructure Bank Act of 2021. (H.R. 3339)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0443-2022 *Crystal Hudson~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityCongress to pass, and the President to sign, the LGBTQIA+ package of legislation currently before Congress.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0857-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREducationExpanding disaggregated data in department of education reporting including metrics on students in foster care.IntroductionThis bill would amend existing Department of Education reporting requirements to expand disaggregated data captured by the reporting particularly as it relates to students who are in foster care or in temporary housing.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0858-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureRequiring the department of transportation to investigate vehicle collisions.IntroductionThe proposed bill would amend the DOT’s crash investigation and analysis unit to expand the definition of serious vehicular crash, require that investigations be commenced within one week and completed within one month, and require more detailed reporting of such investigations.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0859-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureSpecial activation of the Open Streets program on certain holidays and time periods with significant pedestrian traffic.IntroductionThis bill would modify the existing Open Streets program to require the Department of Transportation to offer special activation opportunities for Open Streets participants to expand their operating hours on designated holidays, including Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Halloween, and other holidays or days with significant pedestrian traffic, at the discretion of the Department. It also requires the Department to solicit suggestions from community organizations to add special activation opportunities for other holidays. Applications for special activations would be included in and subject to the same review standards as the general application and renewal process.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0444-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREducationRequiring all district leadership teams to operate under open meetings law requirements. (S.7275/A.8210)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0445-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREducationRequiring District Leadership Teams and School Leadership Teams to include student representatives. (S.7279/A.8196)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0446-2022 *Rita C. Joseph~SPONSOREducationEstablishing the citywide leadership team. (S.7280/A.8194)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0860-2022 *Ari Kagan~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureTraffic studies conducted by the department of transportation.IntroductionThis bill would codify the definition of a “traffic study” and the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) process of approving or denying a traffic study request. This bill would require DOT to perform a requested traffic study, if one had not been performed within 18 months. If a traffic study was performed within 18 months, DOT may deny the request but only if the traffic conditions remain materially the same. If a traffic study is denied, upon request, DOT would be required to provide a written statement stating that traffic conditions are the same, and provide a copy of previous traffic studies and their summaries within 2 weeks of the request being made.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0447-2022 *Julie Menin~SPONSOREnvironmental ProtectionNew York Deforestation-Free Procurement Act. (A.6872A/S.5921A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0861-2022 *Sandy Nurse~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementEmergency and resiliency plans of the department of sanitation.IntroductionThis bill would require that the Department of Sanitation maintain a separate page on the City’s website where it makes available all of its plans relating to emergencies and resiliency, including provision of services during emergencies, provision of services prior to anticipated flooding events in flood-prone areas, and designing new critical facilities for climate resiliency and retrofitting existing facilities to increase resiliency.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0862-2022 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsResponding to complaints filed about immediately hazardous and hazardous conditions in multiple dwellings.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to respond to complaints received about an immediately hazardous condition within 5 hours or about a hazardous condition within 48 hours of the complaint being received for a multiple dwelling unit.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0863-2022 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORSanitation and Solid Waste ManagementPublic organic waste receptacles.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Sanitation to install at least five public organic waste receptacles in every community district, prioritizing areas of high-pedestrian traffic. The Department would be required to empty such public organic waste receptacles at least once per week and post the locations of such receptacles on its website.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0864-2022 *Lincoln Restler~SPONSORCivil and Human RightsForbidding agreements to shorten the period in which claims and complaints of unlawful discriminatory practices, harassment or violence may be filed and in which civil actions may be commenced.IntroductionUnder Title 8 of the Administrative Code, people have one year to file a complaint with the NYC Commission on Human Rights for an unlawful discriminatory practice or act of discriminatory harassment or violence and three years to file a claim of gender-based harassment. In addition, they may commence a civil action within three years. This bill would make unenforceable and void any provision of any agreement that purports to shorten such periods.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0865-2022 *Carlina Rivera ~SPONSORGeneral WelfareRequiring child protective specialists to orally disseminate information to parents or caretakers about their rights during initial contact at the start of an ACS investigation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to orally disseminate to a parent or caretaker information about their rights during a child protective investigation at ACS’ initial point of contact with a parent or caretaker during such investigation.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0448-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibit the use of no-knock warrants, except in certain circumstances. (S11A/A2683)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0866-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSORContractsReport on community engagement by city contractors.IntroductionThis bill would require each city contractor who has committed to working with community members or organizations, to report quarterly on such work to the contracting agency. Each contracting agency would be required to report annually such information to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0867-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSOREducationRequiring the department of education to conduct a study on school murals.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of education to conduct a survey on murals found in NYC schools and assess, in collaboration with community members, whether the murals in each school are appropriate or relevant in the respective community.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0868-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSOREducationRequiring the department of education to report on the number of District 75 students and the criteria used to determine the location of District 75 schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to issue an annual report to the Speaker, and to post such report on the DOE website, regarding District 75 programs. DOE-designated District 75 programs provide educational, vocational, and behavioral support to students with significant challenges, such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, significant cognitive delays, emotional disturbances, sensory impairments and multiple disabilities. The required report would include the number of students in each building that provides a District 75 program, as well as the criteria DOES considers to determine where to establish a District 75 program.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0869-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring the provision of notices regarding the obligation to maintain retaining walls.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Buildings to provide annual notices to property owners who are responsible for maintaining retaining walls that would explain their obligation to maintain such walls.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0870-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSORPublic SafetyReporting on crossing guard deployment.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD to post a map to the Department website relating to crossing guard deployment in New York City.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0871-2022 *Althea V. Stevens~SPONSORPublic SafetyAn advisory board on crossing guard deployment.IntroductionThis bill requires the New York Police Department, Department of Transportation and Department of Education to participate in an advisory board relating to school crossing guards. Such advisory board would be responsible for submitting biannual reports, relating to recommended deployment of school crossing guards, to the Mayor, the City Council Speaker and the Police Commissioner.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0449-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORPublic SafetyProhibiting the search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation and keyword data of people who are under no individual suspicion of having committed a crime. (A.84/S.296A)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 0450-2022 *Nantasha M. Williams~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsRecognizing the contributions of Def Jam to the music industry and to music lovers everywhere by designating December 2023 as Def Jam Recognition Month in the City of New York.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 0872-2022 *Kalman Yeger ~SPONSORTransportation and InfrastructureIllegal curb cuts and requiring local community board notification of curb cut applications.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to investigate any complaint of illegal curb cuts within 30 days. If DOT finds a curb cut was illegally created, DOT would paint the curb cut green to indicate it is available for parking and require property owners to either obtain the required permits for the curb cut or restore it. If the property owner does not correct the illegal curb cut, DOT would be required to do so, recovering the cost from the property owner. Additionally, community boards would be notified of any applications for permits to create a curb cut within the community district.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0154-2022 *Justin L. Brannan~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance505 West 43rd Street, Block 1072, Lot 1201, Manhattan, Community District No. 4, Council District No. 3.Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0155-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 97-27 57th Ave. Commercial Overlay, Queens (C 220250 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0155-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 97-27 57th Ave. Commercial Overlay, Queens (C 220250 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0156-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 58-02 Northern Blvd Rezoning, Queens (C 210389 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0156-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 58-02 Northern Blvd Rezoning, Queens (C 210389 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0157-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORZoning and FranchisesZoning, 58-02 Northern Blvd Rezoning, Queens (N 210390 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0157-2022 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 58-02 Northern Blvd Rezoning, Queens (N 210390 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available