This bill would create a borough-specific snow event coordinator for each borough at the Department of Sanitation.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 591
By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Member Adams
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to borough-specific coordination of snow event response and communication.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-124.2 to read as follows:
§ 16-124.2 Borough-specific snow event coordinator. a. The commissioner shall designate a department supervisor or manager within each borough who, during a snow event, as such term is defined in paragraph 6 of subdivision a of section 16-124.1 of this chapter shall be responsible for the following:
(1) Implementing the borough-specific snow plan pursuant to section 16-124.1 of this
(2) Directing communication with the office of emergency management, the commissioner, other relevant agencies and offices, and relevant city employees, non-city workers and private entities involved in snow removal activities within the borough;
(3) Directing communication with borough elected officials and community boards in order to receive and respond to information from such elected officials and community boards regarding snow event conditions, and to provide snow management-related information to such elected officials and community boards; and
(4) Coordinating borough-wide snow removal activities of all relevant agencies and offices, city employees, non-city workers and private entities based on snow event conditions.
All plans issued to the council or the public relating to snow removal shall include the contact information of such designated snow event coordinator for each borough.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.
Int 529-2011/LS 122/Int. 241-2014