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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/25/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
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    1.ROLL CALL      Roll call Not available
    2.INVOCATION - Delivered by: Rev. Dr. Kelly U. Farrow, spiritual leader of the Convent Ave. Baptist Church Address, located at 420 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031. Motion to spread the Invocation in full upon the record by Council Member Levine.      Not available
    3.ADOPTION OF MINUTES - Motion that the Minutes of the Stated Meeting of January 28, 2021 be adopted as printed by Council Member Lander.      Not available
    4.MESSAGES & PAPERS FROM THE MAYOR - None      Not available
    5.COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY, COUNTY & BOROUGH OFFICES      Not available
M 0287-2021 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledSubmitting the Certification of Election of James F. Gennaro, as the new Council Member of the 24th Councilmanic District, Queens.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld by Council  Action details Not available
M 0288-2021 *  Preconsidered - FinanceTransfer City funds between various agencies in FY'21 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0289-2021 *  Preconsidered - FinanceAppropriation of new City revenues in FY'21. (MN-4)Communication Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
M 0290-2021 *  Received, Ordered, Printed and FiledWithdrawing the name of Celia “Cea” Weaver (M 285), City Planning Commission.Communication Rcvd, Ord, Prnt, Fld 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 AGING      Not available
Int 2225-2021 AMark Treyger Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishment of a plan for COVID-19 vaccination of homebound seniors, reporting on such plan, and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene, or another designated agency, to establish a plan to vaccinate homebound seniors for COVID-19. That plan would be posted on the department’s website and provided to the Council. The Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene, or another designated agency, would also be required to report to the Council on implementation of the plan.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT      Not available
Int 1839-2019 APaul A. Vallone Amended and Coupled on General OrdersAnnual report on the progress of the Brooklyn Navy Yard master plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Brooklyn Navy Yard development corporation to submit an annual update on the progress of its master plan to the Mayor and City Council.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 1591-2019 BCosta G. Constantinides Amended and Coupled on General OrdersConducting a study regarding the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island.IntroductionThis local law requires the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Commissioner of Sanitation, to study the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection would also assess the presence of methane on Rikers Island and the potential to install methane recovery systems.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE      Not available
Int 2046-2020 ABrad S. Lander Amended and Coupled on General OrdersCapital commitment plans and capital project detail data reports.IntroductionThis local law would clarify and codify the existing requirement and practice of the mayor issuing capital commitment plans and capital project detail reports. The current language of the Charter does not clearly delineate the requirements and timelines of the two distinct reports that are produced. This local law would require that capital commitment plans be issued three times a year (within 90 days of the adopted budget and with submission of the preliminary and executive budgets). The capital commitment plans must include for the relevant fiscal years appropriations and planned commitments by project type; planned commitments by agency; for each capital project, as applicable, a description of such project, the schedule of planned commitments, available appropriations, expenditures and the current milestone associated with such project; and commitments by project type and total expenditures for the prior four fiscal years. The capital project detail reports, which are periodic reports on the progress of capital projects, would also be issued three times a year (within 120 days of the adopted budget and within 30 days of the submission of the preliminary and executive budgets).Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2230-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersDate by which the council shall submit recommendations in regard to the preliminary budget.IntroductionThis local law would change the date by which the City Council must submit recommendations in regard to the Preliminary Budget from March 25 to April 1.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 2231-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersExtending to the 2021-22 assessment roll the renewal of certain residential property taxation exemptions received on the 2020-21 assessment roll for persons 65 years of age or over and persons with disabilities, and to provide for the repeal thereof.IntroductionIn December 2020, the State enacted a law that automatically renewed all properties that had received a senior citizens homeowner property tax exemption or a persons with disabilities homeowner property tax exemption (collectively “SCHE and DHE”) in the 2020-2021 tax year for the 2021-2022 tax year without the need to submit the otherwise required renewal application. Pursuant to that law, this local law would allow the Department of Finance (“DOF”) to require renewal applications where there is reason to believe the property is no longer eligible to receive the exemption because the property owner: 1) changed their primary residence, (2) added another owner to the deed of the property for which such exemption was granted, (3) transferred such property to a new owner, or (4) died, and require DOF to notify the applicable property owners of this requirement.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1544-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersApproving 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
M 0288-2021 *   Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'21 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1548-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersM 288 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'21 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
M 0289-2021 *   Appropriation of new City revenues in FY'21. (MN-4)Communication Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1549-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersM 289 - Appropriation of new City revenues in FY'21. (MN-4)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0731-2021 *Daniel Dromm   1045 Anderson Avenue HDFC, BronxLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1550-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 731 - 1045 Anderson Avenue HDFC, BronxResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0732-2021 *Daniel Dromm   728 Driggs Avenue HDFC, BrooklynLand Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1551-2021 *Daniel Dromm  Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersLU 732 - 728 Driggs Avenue HDFC, BrooklynResolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FIRE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 1849-2020 AJoseph C. Borelli Amended and Coupled on General OrdersEstablishing fire safety provisions for film production locations and requiring production location fire safety managers for certain rigging, filming and production activities.IntroductionThis bill requires the Fire Department to establish fire safety provisions for certain film production locations. Additionally, the bill requires the designation of a production location fire safety manager where a permit for rigging or filming has been obtained, as such fire safety provisions require.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Int 1852-2020 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. Amended and Coupled on General OrdersAmend the NYC fire code, in relation to fire safety at film production locations and to providing the fire dept and local firehouses with information about field conditions at film production locations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Fire Department, in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting, to establish procedures to ensure that the Fire Department receives real-time access to information submitted in connection with permits for rigging and filming activities at production locations. Additionally, such procedures would provide local firehouses with notification each time a permit is issued for filming or rigging activities at a production location within the area of response for such firehouse, and enable the Department to familiarize local firehouses, or other members of the Department, with field conditions and fire safety considerations at such production locations. Finally, the bill would require the clearing of any outstanding FDNY or Department of Buildings violations that constitute life safety hazards prior to the issuing of permits activities at a production location.Approved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE      Not available
LU 0714-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 42-11 9th Street Special Permit, Queens (C 200303 ZSQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0715-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 42-11 9th Street Special Permit, Queens (N 200304 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0722-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 16th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200062 ZMK)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1552-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 722 - Zoning, 16th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200062 ZMK)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0723-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 16th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200063 ZRK)Land Use Application Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1553-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Motion to DisapproveLU 723 - Zoning, 16th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200063 ZRK)Resolution Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0724-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, East 25th Street Historic District, Brooklyn (20215012 HKK / N 210194 HKK)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1554-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 724 - Landmarks, East 25th Street Historic District, Brooklyn (20215012 HKK / N 210194 HKK)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0725-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Everlasting Pine HDFC Ground Lease Amendment, Manhattan (20215014 HAM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1555-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 725 - Landmarks, Everlasting Pine HDFC Ground Lease Amendment, Manhattan (20215014 HAM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0726-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Harlem East Harlem URP Extension, Manhattan (C 210067 HUM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1556-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 726 - Landmarks, Harlem East Harlem URP Extension, Manhattan (C 210067 HUM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0727-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 9114 5th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 190447 ZMK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0728-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.Zoning, 9114 5th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 190448 ZRK)Land Use Application Approved with Modifications and Referred to the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 197-(d) of the New York City Charter.  Action details Not available
LU 0729-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 214-32 Hillside Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200190 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1557-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on General OrdersLU 729 - Zoning, 214-32 Hillside Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200190 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1546-2021 *Karen Koslowitz Preconsidered - Coupled on General OrdersAmending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to changes in membership of the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    12.GENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
LU 0712-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (C 200123 ZSM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1558-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 712 - Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (C 200123 ZSM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0713-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (N 200124 ZRM)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1559-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 713 - Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (N 200124 ZRM)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0720-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 42-01 28th Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 190517 ZMQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1560-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 720- Zoning, 42-01 28th Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 190517 ZMQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
LU 0721-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 42-01 28th Avenue Rezoning, Queens (N 190518 ZRQ)Land Use Application Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1561-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Coupled on GOLU 721 - Zoning, 42-01 28th Avenue Rezoning, Queens (N 190518 ZRQ)Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
     COUPLED ON GENERAL ORDER CALENDAR      Not available
    ~coupledAGING      Not available
Int 2225-2021 AMark Treyger~coupledA and GOEstablishment of a plan for COVID-19 vaccination of homebound seniors, reporting on such plan, and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene, or another designated agency, to establish a plan to vaccinate homebound seniors for COVID-19. That plan would be posted on the department’s website and provided to the Council. The Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene, or another designated agency, would also be required to report to the Council on implementation of the plan.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT      Not available
Int 1839-2019 APaul A. Vallone~coupledA and GOAnnual report on the progress of the Brooklyn Navy Yard master plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Brooklyn Navy Yard development corporation to submit an annual update on the progress of its master plan to the Mayor and City Council.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION      Not available
Int 1591-2019 BCosta G. Constantinides~coupledA and GOConducting a study regarding the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island.IntroductionThis local law requires the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Commissioner of Sanitation, to study the feasibility of constructing a new wastewater treatment facility on Rikers Island. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection would also assess the presence of methane on Rikers Island and the potential to install methane recovery systems.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledFINANCE      Not available
Int 2046-2020 ABrad S. Lander~coupledA and GOCapital commitment plans and capital project detail data reports.IntroductionThis local law would clarify and codify the existing requirement and practice of the mayor issuing capital commitment plans and capital project detail reports. The current language of the Charter does not clearly delineate the requirements and timelines of the two distinct reports that are produced. This local law would require that capital commitment plans be issued three times a year (within 90 days of the adopted budget and with submission of the preliminary and executive budgets). The capital commitment plans must include for the relevant fiscal years appropriations and planned commitments by project type; planned commitments by agency; for each capital project, as applicable, a description of such project, the schedule of planned commitments, available appropriations, expenditures and the current milestone associated with such project; and commitments by project type and total expenditures for the prior four fiscal years. The capital project detail reports, which are periodic reports on the progress of capital projects, would also be issued three times a year (within 120 days of the adopted budget and within 30 days of the submission of the preliminary and executive budgets).   Action details Not available
Int 2230-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GODate by which the council shall submit recommendations in regard to the preliminary budget.IntroductionThis local law would change the date by which the City Council must submit recommendations in regard to the Preliminary Budget from March 25 to April 1.   Action details Not available
Int 2231-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOExtending to the 2021-22 assessment roll the renewal of certain residential property taxation exemptions received on the 2020-21 assessment roll for persons 65 years of age or over and persons with disabilities, and to provide for the repeal thereof.IntroductionIn December 2020, the State enacted a law that automatically renewed all properties that had received a senior citizens homeowner property tax exemption or a persons with disabilities homeowner property tax exemption (collectively “SCHE and DHE”) in the 2020-2021 tax year for the 2021-2022 tax year without the need to submit the otherwise required renewal application. Pursuant to that law, this local law would allow the Department of Finance (“DOF”) to require renewal applications where there is reason to believe the property is no longer eligible to receive the exemption because the property owner: 1) changed their primary residence, (2) added another owner to the deed of the property for which such exemption was granted, (3) transferred such property to a new owner, or (4) died, and require DOF to notify the applicable property owners of this requirement.   Action details Not available
Res 1544-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOApproving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1548-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOM 288 - Transfer City funds between various agencies in FY'21 to implement changes to the City's expense budget. (MN-3)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1549-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOM 289 - Appropriation of new City revenues in FY'21. (MN-4)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1550-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 731 - 1045 Anderson Avenue HDFC, BronxResolution    Action details Not available
Res 1551-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~coupledPreconsidered – GOLU 732 - 728 Driggs Avenue HDFC, BrooklynResolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledFIRE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT      Not available
Int 1849-2020 AJoseph C. Borelli~coupledA and GOEstablishing fire safety provisions for film production locations and requiring production location fire safety managers for certain rigging, filming and production activities.IntroductionThis bill requires the Fire Department to establish fire safety provisions for certain film production locations. Additionally, the bill requires the designation of a production location fire safety manager where a permit for rigging or filming has been obtained, as such fire safety provisions require.   Action details Not available
Int 1852-2020 ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr.~coupledA and GOAmend the NYC fire code, in relation to fire safety at film production locations and to providing the fire dept and local firehouses with information about field conditions at film production locations.IntroductionThis bill would require the Fire Department, in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting, to establish procedures to ensure that the Fire Department receives real-time access to information submitted in connection with permits for rigging and filming activities at production locations. Additionally, such procedures would provide local firehouses with notification each time a permit is issued for filming or rigging activities at a production location within the area of response for such firehouse, and enable the Department to familiarize local firehouses, or other members of the Department, with field conditions and fire safety considerations at such production locations. Finally, the bill would require the clearing of any outstanding FDNY or Department of Buildings violations that constitute life safety hazards prior to the issuing of permits activities at a production location.   Action details Not available
    ~coupledLAND USE      Not available
Res 1552-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 722 - Zoning, 16th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200062 ZMK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1553-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledDisapprovedLU 723 - Zoning, 16th Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200063 ZRK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1554-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 724 - Landmarks, East 25th Street Historic District, Brooklyn (20215012 HKK / N 210194 HKK)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1555-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 725 - Landmarks, Everlasting Pine HDFC Ground Lease Amendment, Manhattan (20215014 HAM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1556-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 726 - Landmarks, Harlem East Harlem URP Extension, Manhattan (C 210067 HUM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1557-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 729 - Zoning, 214-32 Hillside Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200190 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledRULES, PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS      Not available
Res 1546-2021 *Karen Koslowitz~coupledPreconsidered – GOAmending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to changes in membership of the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution    Action details Not available
    ~coupledGENERAL ORDERS CALENDAR      Not available
Res 1558-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 712 - Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (C 200123 ZSM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1559-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 713 - Zoning, Cort Theatre, Manhattan (N 200124 ZRM)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1560-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 720- Zoning, 42-01 28th Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 190517 ZMQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
Res 1561-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~coupledGOLU 721 - Zoning, 42-01 28th Avenue Rezoning, Queens (N 190518 ZRQ)Resolution    Action details Not available
          Pass Not available
    13.INTRODUCTION & READING OF BILLS (SEE BELOW)      Not available
    14.DISCUSSION OF RESOLUTIONS      Not available
    15.RESOLUTIONS      Not available
Res 1416-2020 *Mathieu Eugene Amended and Adopted by the Committee on ImmigrationDept of Homeland Security to halt all deportation proceedings for the length of the COVID-19 pandemic, as a means of restricting the global spread of this disease.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1417-2020 *Mathieu Eugene Amended and Adopted by the Committee on ImmigrationDept of Homeland Security to place a moratorium on all removal proceedings for employment-based status holders that suffered a loss of employment during or due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1418-2020 *Mathieu Eugene Amended and Adopted by the Committee on ImmigrationPermit employment-based status holders to retain lawful status, after loss of employment, if such loss was related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1419-2020 *Francisco P. Moya Amended and Adopted by the Committee on ImmigrationProvide immigration relief for family members who derive lawful immigration status from a frontline worker who passed away due to COVID-19.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
Res 1473-2020 *Farah N. Louis Adopted by the Committee on EducationDOE to provide families of children with disabilities the necessary training and equipment to properly enable distance learning.Resolution Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Not available
    16.GENERAL DISCUSSION      Not available
    17.EXTENSION OF REMARKS      Not available
     INTRODUCTION AND READING OF BILLS      Not available
Res 1543-2021 *Diana I. Ayala~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsPuerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2020, H.R. 8113.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2229-2021 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.~SPONSORCultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup RelationsEstablishing a commission to develop and implement a living treasures program.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would establish a commission to develop and implement a living treasures program to honor and support local groups and individuals who have mastered unique and culturally significant arts. The commission would annually select up to 15 program participants to each serve for a term of three years. During their tenure, participants would be responsible for showcasing their unique traditions, educating the public, and offering instruction in their recognized skill.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2230-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceDate by which the council shall submit recommendations in regard to the preliminary budget.IntroductionThis local law would change the date by which the City Council must submit recommendations in regard to the Preliminary Budget from March 25 to April 1.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2231-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceExtending to the 2021-22 assessment roll the renewal of certain residential property taxation exemptions received on the 2020-21 assessment roll for persons 65 years of age or over and persons with disabilities, and to provide for the repeal thereof.IntroductionIn December 2020, the State enacted a law that automatically renewed all properties that had received a senior citizens homeowner property tax exemption or a persons with disabilities homeowner property tax exemption (collectively “SCHE and DHE”) in the 2020-2021 tax year for the 2021-2022 tax year without the need to submit the otherwise required renewal application. Pursuant to that law, this local law would allow the Department of Finance (“DOF”) to require renewal applications where there is reason to believe the property is no longer eligible to receive the exemption because the property owner: 1) changed their primary residence, (2) added another owner to the deed of the property for which such exemption was granted, (3) transferred such property to a new owner, or (4) died, and require DOF to notify the applicable property owners of this requirement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2232-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORWomen and Gender EquityEstablishing an office of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.IntroductionThis bill would require the Mayor to establish an Office of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (“SOGIE”). The SOGIE Office would promote City programs, and community outreach and education, with respect to issues of concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, nonbinary, gender nonconforming and other individuals identified by the director of the Office.ce.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1544-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - FinanceApproving 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 2233-2021 *Vanessa L. Gibson~SPONSORSmall BusinessReducing penalties and allowing opportunities to cure for certain violations.IntroductionThis bill would provide civil penalty relief from certain sanitation, health, transportation, consumer affairs, noise control and buildings violations. It would set fixed penalties at the bottom of existing penalty ranges, lower existing penalty ceilings (or sometimes set a lower fixed amount), or lower existing fixed penalties. In certain instances, the bill would allow a cure period for a first violation, or it would eliminate the civil penalty for a first violation. This bill would also clarify that submission of proof of cure for consumer affairs and health violations is an admission of liability only if the proof is accepted by the relevant agency, repeal a number of requirements and prohibitions in the Administrative Code to provide relief for small businesses, and make an administrative change to the storefront registry filing requirement.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2234-2021 *Mark Gjonaj ~SPONSORSmall BusinessEstablish a temporary program to resolve outstanding judgments imposed by the environmental control board.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Finance to establish a temporary program to resolve outstanding judgments imposed by the Environmental Control Board. Subject to certain conditions, default penalties and associated accrued interest would be waived, respondents would be able to resolve judgments docketed prior to March 7, 2020 by payment of 75% of the imposed penalties without payment of accrued interest, and respondents would be able to resolve judgments docketed on or after March 7, 2020 by payment of 25% of the imposed penalties without payment of accrued interest. The program would last for 90 days in fiscal year 2022 and the Commissioner would be able to extend the program for an additional 90 days. Judgments entered in the 90 days leading up to the start of the program would be ineligible for resolution. Respondents who made certain partial penalty payments prior to the start of the program would be eligible to resolve the associated judgments.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1545-2021 *Robert F. Holden~SPONSORSmall BusinessNYS Liquor Authority to temporarily allow a business to seat patrons in front of an adjacent business, so long as the adjacent business has given permission.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2235-2021 *Ben Kallos~SPONSORHousing and BuildingsRequiring limited liability business entities to disclose managers, officers and owners on applications for certificates of occupancy and permits from the DOB.IntroductionThis bill would require limited liability business entities (including corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships) to disclose their officers, managers, and owners holding an interest in the business entity in excess of 5 percent on applications for certificates of occupancy and Department of Buildings permits. Building owners would have an ongoing obligation to update this information whenever it changes. The maximum civil penalty for failure to update ownership information on a certificate of occupancy application would be $2,500. Current certificate of occupancy holders that are limited liability business entities would have until December 31, 2024 to update their applications with the required disclosures.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1546-2021 *Karen Koslowitz~SPONSORPreconsidered - Rules, Privileges and ElectionsAmending Rule 7.00 of the Rules of the Council in relation to changes in membership of the Standing Committees of the Council.Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Int 2236-2021 *Mark Levine~SPONSORPreconsidered - HealthCreation of a unified scheduling system for COVID-19 vaccinations, and to provide for the repeal thereof.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, or another agency designated by the mayor, to develop and maintain a website which operates as a unified scheduling system for COVID-19 vaccinations for all cooperating vaccination locations and providers located in New York City. The website would also allow an eligible user to receive notifications when new vaccination appointments are available, and to pre-register for such appointments.Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
Res 1547-2021 *Francisco P. Moya~SPONSORPreconsidered - Public SafetyRequire NYPD officers to live within the five boroughs of NYC. (S2984/A1951)Resolution Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0731-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance1045 Anderson Avenue HDFC, BronxLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0732-2021 *Daniel Dromm ~SPONSORPreconsidered - Finance728 Driggs Avenue HDFC, BrooklynLand Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0733-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 737 Fourth Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200029 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0733-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 737 Fourth Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200029 ZMK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0734-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 737 Fourth Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200030 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0734-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 737 Fourth Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (N 200030 ZRK)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0735-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 91-32 63rd Drive Rezoning, Queens (C 200178 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0735-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 91-32 63rd Drive Rezoning, Queens (C 200178 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0736-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 91-32 63rd Drive Rezoning, Queens (N 200179 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0736-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 91-32 63rd Drive Rezoning, Queens (N 200179 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0737-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, 245-01 Jamaica Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200252 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0737-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, 245-01 Jamaica Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200252 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0738-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, Arverne East, Queens (N 210069 HNQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0738-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Arverne East, Queens (N 210069 HNQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0739-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, Arverne East, Queens (C 210070 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0739-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Arverne East, Queens (C 210070 ZMQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0740-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Zoning & FranchisesZoning, Arverne East, Queens (N 210071 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0740-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Zoning, Arverne East, Queens (N 210071 ZRQ)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0741-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.~SPONSORPreconsidered - Landmarks, Public Sitings & DispositionsLandmarks, Lower East Side Cluster, Manhattan (20215016 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available
LU 0741-2021 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Landmarks, Lower East Side Cluster, Manhattan (20215016 HAM)Land Use Application Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Not available