This bill would require the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation to maintain and operate regular ferry service to Hart Island.
Int. No. 909
By Council Members Rodriguez, Holden, Lancman, Gibson and Constantinides
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to ferry service to Hart Island
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-308 to read as follows:
§19-308 Ferry Service to Hart Island. The commissioner shall maintain and operate regular ferry service, which shall be open to the public, between City Island in the borough of the Bronx and Hart Island. The commissioner shall expeditiously obtain all necessary state and federal permits prior to such maintenance and operation. The schedule of such service shall be determined by the commissioner in consultation with the commissioner of correction, provided, however, that the commissioner shall make available on the website of the city of New York information clearly stating how a member of the public may reserve in advance a ride on such ferry.
§2. This local law takes effect 90 after it becomes law.
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4/2/2018 12:00 p.m.