The bill would require the Department of Sanitation to issue annual reports that assess the condition of roadways and pedestrian islands after snow events.
Int. No. 768
By Council Member Menchaca
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of sanitation to issue an annual report concerning the condition of roadways and pedestrian islands after snow events.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. 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 Annual reports concerning roadways and pedestrian islands after snow events. By March first of two thousand eighteen, and every year thereafter, the commissioner shall issue a report concerning the condition of city roadways and pedestrian islands after each snow event for the preceding calendar year. Such report shall contain, but shall not be limited to, the amount, in inches, of snow for each snow event; the percentage of city roadways and pedestrian islands cleared within eight, twelve, and twenty four hours after each snow event; and the number of complaints received by 311 after each snow event concerning uncleared roadways and pedestrian islands, listed by borough. Such report may be prepared and presented in conjunction with the mayor’s management report required pursuant to section twelve of the New York city charter. For purposes of this section, “snow event” shall have the meaning as set forth in subsection a of section 16-124.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.
LS# 1349/Int. 469/2014