Testimony

2018-19

  • Intro. 1619, a bill making various technical amendments to Local Law 97 of 2019, passed by the City Council on June 26, 2019.
  • ACEC New York testimony on Intro. 49 in relation to battery storage systems, submitted to the City Council on June 24, 2019.
  • ACEC New York testimony on Intro. 1293, Intro. 1452 and Intro. 1379 in relation to M/WBEs, submitted to the City Council on June 20, 2019.
  • Intro. 1253C final bill, passed by the City Council on April 18, 2019.
  • ACEC New York testimony regarding the Department of City Planning modified Zoning Text Amendment on Residential Tower Mechanical Voids, submitted to the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, April 16, 2019.
  • ACEC New York testimony regarding Intro. 341, submitted to the City Council on April 11, 2019.
  • ACEC New York comments regarding amended bill Intro. 1253-A (confidential draft), submitted to the City Council on March 29, 2019.
  • ACEC New York comments to the NYC Department of City Planning regarding the proposed text amendment on Mechanical Voids, March 13, 2019.
  • ACEC New York comments to the NYC Department of Buildings on proposed rule on Energy Audits and Retrocommissioning, March 12, 2019.
  •  ACEC New York testimony submitted to the NYC Council Committee on Housing and Buildings regarding “Tenant Protection” bills Intro. 977, Intro. 1241, Intro. 1280 and Intro. 1107, December 13, 2018.
  • ACEC New York testimony submitted to the NYC Council Committee on Environmental Protection on Intro 1253 pertaining to the City’s efforts to achieve reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, December 4, 2018.
  • ACEC New York testimony submitted to the NYC Council Committee on Contracts regarding the City’s efforts to expand contracting with Minority and Women-Owned Businesses, October 10, 2018 and Testimony by the Mayor's Administration.

2017-18

  • Comments submitted to the New York City Council and Mayor’s Office on Intro. 1745 (legislation being revised for reintroduction), April 2, 2018.
  • Testimony Submitted to New York State Senate’s MWBE hearing, May 30, 2018.
  • Testimony and Marked-Up Rule submitted to the NYC Department of Buildings regarding their proposed Electrical Code Rule Change, January 24, 2018.
  • Testimony submitted to Assembly Committee on Transportation regarding Department of Transportation two-year Capital Plan, December 15, 2017.
  • Testimony submitted to New York State Senate Hearing on State Disparity Study, December 5, 2017.
  • Statement and Matrix submitted on November 9, 2017 to the New York City Council opposing amended legislation, Intro 1629-A (dated October 31),  in relation to more stringent energy efficiency requirements for buildings and EUI requirements. Additional comments issued on November 17 resulted in revised Intro 1629-A (dated November 20). Final comments issued on November 28 and final Intro 1629-A (dated November 30) expected to be voted on at a December hearing. Enacted in to Local Law 32.
  • Amended bill, Intro 1637-A (dated November 2), now includes licensed professional engineers as members of a new Energy Policy Advisory Subcommittee as per ACEC New York recommendation. Enacted in to Local Law 248.
  • Statement submitted jointly by ACEC New York and AIA New York to the New York City Council opposing amended legislation, Intro. 1307-A, in relation to Building Inspector Qualifications, October 24, 2017 (pdf)
  • Letter submitted to the NYC Department of Buildings regarding a proposed rule to create fees for certain services, September 14, 2017 public hearing (pdf)

2016-17

  • Testimony presented to the NYC Council Committee on Environmental Protection on Intros 1629 and 1637 (Energy Bills), June 27, 2017 (pdf)
  • Testimony presented to the NYC Council Housing and Buildings Committee on Intro 1307-A, Building Inspector Qualifications, June 13, 2017 (pdf)
  • Statement submitted to the NYC Government Operations Committee on Intro 1392-A, Applications before BSA, May 22, 2017 (pdf)
  • Testimony presented to the NYC Council Contracts Committee on Intro 1292, Electronic Invoicing, April 27, 2017 (pdf)
  • Testimony presented to the Joint Budget Hearing on Transportation, February 15, 2017 (pdf)
  • Testimony presented to the Joint Commission on Public Ethics hearing on staff draft of comprehensive lobbying regulations, December 7, 2016 (pdf)

2015-16

  • Testimony before the New York City Council Housing and Buildings Committee, on the Energy Code, June 22, 2016 (pdf)
  • Testimony to the New York City Council regarding the Executive Budget, May 24, 2016 (pdf)
  • The Department of State, Hearing on DOS-47-15-00016-P, State Energy Conservation Construction Code (Energy Code), January 29, 2016 (pdf)
  • Testimony before the New York State Assembly Committee on Transportation Department of Transportation Two-Year Capital Program December 3, 2015 (pdf)