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ALBANY COMMON COUNCIL

AGENDA OF THE

ALBANY COMMON COUNCIL Monday, September 16, 2019 THE COMMON COUNCIL MEETS THE FIRST AND THIRD MONDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COMMON COUNCIL CHAMBERS (NOTE: WHEN MONDAY FALLS ON A LEGAL HOLIDAY OR DAY OF SPECIAL OBSERVANCE, THE COUNCIL MEETING IS ORDINARILY MOVED TO THE FOLLOWING THURSDAY).
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ORDER OF BUSINESS: Roll Call Welcome Pledge of Allegiance Moment of Silence Public Hearings

Public Comment Period (30 Minutes) Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting Consideration of Local Laws Communications from the Mayor, Department Heads and other City officials Consideration of Vetoes Presentation of Petitions and Communications Reports of Standing Committees Reports of Ad Hoc Committees Consideration of Ordinances Consideration of Resolutions Additional Public Comment (30 minutes) Miscellaneous or Unfinished Business Adjournment
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held in the Common Council Chambers, City Hall, Albany, New York at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 on the following matters:

ORDINANCE 13.71.19 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 375 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY (UNIFIED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE) CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATIONS OF 140 HAMILTON STREET, 42 AND 44 PHILIP STREET FROM TOWNHOUSE (R-T) TO MIXED-USE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER (MU-NC) AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP ACCORDINGLY Documents may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Monday Friday, in the office of the City Clerk, 24 Eagle St. Rm 202, Albany, NY 12207. Efforts will also be made to make application documents available for viewing online at https://www.albanyny.gov/Government/CityOfficials/CommonCouncil.aspx Any interested parties may appear and provide comments at the hearing. Written comments may be submitted directly to the Common Council or emailed to CommonCouncil@albanyny.gov a minimum of 24 hours prior to the public hearing.

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Anyone wishing to be heard will have an opportunity to do so at the time and place stated.

For further information call the Common Council at 518-434-5087.

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Danielle Gillespie City Clerk

LOCAL LAWS HELD

1.
Anane LOCAL LAW G - 2018

A LOCAL LAW AMENDING CHAPTER 42 (DEPARTMENTS AND

COMMISSIONS) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY BY ADDING A

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NEW PART 39 ENTITLED CITY OF ALBANY COMMISSION ON

MUNICIPAL INTERNET SERVICE AND PROVIDING FOR THE

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RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO

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RESEARCHING THE LOGISTICS AND FINANCING OF A CITY OWNED

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HIGH SPEED INTERNET SERVICE. AND REQUIRING THE COMMISSION

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TO MAKE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE MAYOR AND

THE COMMON COUNCIL REGARDING THE CREATION OF SUCH

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INFRASTRUCTURE *Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Land

2.
Doesschate LOCAL LAW C - 2019

A LOCAL LAW AMENDING ARTICLE II (ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF TAXES) OF CHAPTER 333 (TAXATION) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY

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OF ALBANY IN RELATION TOAUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF REAL

PROPERTY TAXES BY WAY OF INSTALLMENTS AND ESTABLISHING THE
Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, property, and property tax

RATE OF PENALTY FOR NON-PAYMENT THEREOF *Referred to Finance,

Assessment and Taxation
Tagged Passions:finance, taxes, Taxes, and penalty

3.
Flynn LOCAL LAW D - 2019

A LOCAL LAW AMENDING SUBSECTION A OF SECTION ONE (CIVIL

ACTIONS; REQUIREMENTS TO FILE) OF CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR

(CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY

TO REFLECT THE CORRECT TITLE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF

GENERAL SERVICES ORDINANCES HELD
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1.
Anane Ordinance Number 34.101.18

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 359 (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY IN RELATION TO SPECIAL EVENT PARKING *Referred to Law, Buildings and Code Enforcement

Tagged Passions:ordinance, events, codes enforcement, traffic, and parking

2.
Conti Ordinance Number 42.112.18

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 375 (CITY OF ALBANY UNIFIED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY IN RELATION TO NEW CONSTRUCTION IN R-T TOWNHOUSE DISTRICTS *Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Land Use

Tagged Passions:planning, ordinance, construction, economic development, development, and Development

3.
Conti Anane Ordinance Number 2.12.19

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE II (TRAFFIC REGULATIONS) OF CHAPTER 359 (VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY IN RELATION TO MARKINGS FOR FIRE HYDRANTS *Referred to Law, Buildings and Code Enforcement

Tagged Passions:regulation, ordinance, codes enforcement, and traffic

4.
Flynn Ordinance Number 12.62.19

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE III (TOW-TRUCK OWNERS AND OPERATORS) OF CHAPTER 353 (VEHICLES FOR HIRE) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY IN RELATION TO THE MAXIMUM TOWING CHARGE PERMITTED *Referred to Law, Buildings and Code Enforcement

Tagged Passions:ordinance, transportation, and codes enforcement

5.
Johnson Ordinance Number 13.71.19

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 375 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY (UNIFIED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE) CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATIONS OF 140 HAMILTON STREET, 42 AND 44 PHILIP STREET FROM TOWNHOUSE (R-T) TO MIXED-USE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER (MU-NC) AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP ACCORDINGLY *Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Land Use

Tagged Passions:planning, ordinance, economic development, development, zoning, Development, commercial, and neighborhood

6.
Hoey Ordinance Number 15.81.19

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 375 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY (UNIFIED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE) BY REPEALING SUBDIVISION III (WAIVERS) OF SUBSECTION (b) (PROCEDURE) OF SECTION 375-5(E)(14) (MAJOR DEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW) AND REQUIRING THAT ANY PERMIT FOR THE PURPOSES OF DEMOLITION OR BUILDING BE APPROVED ONLY IF ALL RELEVANT PRIOR APPROVALS OR CONDITIONS BY CITY, COUNTY, STATE OR FEDERAL DEPARTMENTS OR AGENCIES ARE MET*Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Land Use

Tagged Passions:planning, ordinance, economic development, development, subdivision, procedure, Development, and demolition

7.
Fahey Ordinance Number 16.81.19 (MC)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 375-3 (USE REGULATIONS) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ALBANY (UNIFIED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE) IN ORDER TO CLARIFY THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS INSTALLATIONS*Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Land Use

Tagged Passions:planning, regulation, ordinance, economic development, development, Telecommunications, telecommunications, and Development

INTRODUCTION OF RESOLUTIONS

65.92.19R RESOLUTION OF THE COMMON COUNCIL REAPPOINTING STEPHEN
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MCLAUGHLIN AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW

66.92.19R RESOLUTION OF THE COMMON COUNCIL APPROVING THE CITY S

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EXECUTION OF A COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENT WITH EMPIRE STATE MUNICIPAL PURCHASING GROUP

RESOLUTIONS HELD
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1.
Anane Resolution Number 46.62.18R (MC)

A RESOLUTION OF THE ALBANY COMMON COUNCIL IN SUPPORT OF THE CITY OF ALBANY WAIVING FEES AGAINST THE NEW YORK STATE POOR PEOPLE S CAMPAIGN *Referred to Public Safety

Tagged Passions:council, public safety, and poverty

2.
Applyrs Resolution Number 86.102.18R (MC)

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RESOLUTION OF THE COMMON COUNCIL DECLARING ITS INTENT TO ENACT AN EQUITY AGENDA IN THE CITY OF ALBANY TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF INSTITUTIONAL AND SYSTEMATIC RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION *Referred to Law, Buildings and Code Enforcement

Tagged Passions:council, discrimination, codes enforcement, and civil rights

3.
Anane Resolution Number 25.52.19R

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RESOLUTION OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALBANY RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF WALKABILITY THROUGHOUT THE CITY AND CALLING ON THE ALBANY POLICE DEPARTMENT S TRAFFIC SAFETY DIVISION TO ADOPT A POLICY ENSURING THAT PEDESTRIAN SIGNALS ARE AUTOMATICALLY INCLUDED WHENEVER TRAFFIC SIGNALS ARE CHANGED, UPGRADED OR INSTALLED *Referred to Planning, Economic Development and Land Use

Tagged Passions:planning, recognition, council, economic development, development, public safety, Development, policy, Pedestrian, and traffic

4.
Love Resolution Number 42.62.19R

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RESOLUTION OF THE COMMON COUNCIL RECOGNIZING THE NEED FOR A GREATER EMPHASIS ON SENIOR SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF ALBANY

5. Flynn, Anane and Farrell Resolution Number 61.82.19R (MC)
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RESOLUTION OF THE ALBANY COMMON COUNCIL CONGRATULATING THE ALBANY EMPIRE FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP AND ARENABOWL 32

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6.
Conti Resolution Number 63.91.19R

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