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City Council Stated Meeting Reports Archive
Every two weeks the New York City Council meets for what is called the Stated Meeting to introduce and pass legislation. A report on the meeting is posted the next morning.
November 18, 2010
Council Approves Agency Merger
By approving the merger of two agencies dealing with young people, the City Council hopes New York will better serve troubled kids, save money and shut a notorious detention center.
October 28, 2010
Council Unveils Domestic Violence Stats
Following a recent rash of brutal hate crimes, the City Council moved to put statistics on bias attacks and domestic violence on line.
October 14, 2010
Council Tries to Plug Some leaks
City Council tried to plug leaks in the city's water supply yesterday with a package of conservation bills. But several Republicans say they go too far.
September 30, 2010
Shining a light on electricity usage, the City Council approved a package of legislation Wednesday that aims to increase efficiency, including a bill requiring commercial properties to use light sensors.
July 30, 2010
Council Moves to Increase Recycling
The City Council passed several bills yesterday to boost New York's low recycling rate and keep trash out of the landfill. Members also OK'd two controversial development projects.
May 26, 2010
Fines for Unlicensed Plumbing
The City Council approved a bill yesterday to increase fines for unlicensed plumbing and fire suppression work.