Joseph C. Borelli

Nov 2015 - Dec 2023
District 51 (Staten Island)
Minority Leader


Caucus - Common-Sense Caucus
Committee on Land Use
Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Joseph C. Borelli has introduced 21 bills in the current legislative session.

21 bills are in Committee Requiring auxiliary radio communication systems in certain buildings in specific occupancy groups.
with 4 sponsors Allocation of resources for green infrastructure.
with 4 sponsors Notification of changes to appropriations of capital projects funded by the council.
with 5 sponsors Use of non-deadly physical force in self-defense by a peace officer or security guard at a shelter.
with 4 sponsors Removing public urination from the list of offenses diverted to the office of administrative trials and hearings.
with 4 sponsors Increasing access to annual disclosure forms and repealing paragraph 2 of subdivision e of section 12-110 of such code relating to notification of requests to examine disclosure reports.
with 3 sponsors Establishing a charter revision commission to draft a new or revised city charter.
with 3 sponsors Requiring that certain injured animals receive timely veterinary care.
with 4 sponsors Report on costs to repair sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees.
with 5 sponsors Requiring centralized siting of active transportation docking stations.
with 3 sponsors Establishing an inter-borough planning and advisory commission for the siting of active transportation parking hubs in the city.
with 3 sponsors Exempting hand-rolled cigars from the price floors established in 2017. Fire lanes in open parking lots that can store over 100 vehicles.
with 2 sponsors Requiring the department of consumer and worker protection to send documents related to licensing by certified mail.
with 6 sponsors Standard procedure for treating students presenting with suspected tick bites.
with 4 sponsors Prohibiting certain unsolicited disclosures of intimate images.
with 7 sponsors Establishing a real property tax exemption for Cold War veterans. Requiring cost and schedule signage at capital project sites.
with 4 sponsors Creation of a task force to study and report on the feasibility of an independent city of Staten Island.
with 3 sponsors Requiring the department of parks and recreation to notify property owners in writing of their sidewalk rating in the trees and sidewalks program.
with 4 sponsors Create a task force to reform the capital construction process.
with 4 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Joseph C. Borelli has sponsored 17 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session. Dismissal of summonses alleging violations of executive orders in connection with COVID-19 and the refund of monetary penalties paid in connection with such violations.
Introduced by Kalman Yeger Expediting the inter-agency oversight review process of certain unregistered contracts.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan Reimbursing small nonpublic schools for the cost of security guard services.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan One-Stop Shop NYC Business Portal
Introduced by Julie Menin Report on the impact of the deaths of parents and guardians from COVID-19 on children and the repeal of such requirement upon the expiration thereof.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu Requiring the dept of sanitation to remove downed tree limbs, branches and vegetation that obstruct streets and sidewalks as a result of inclement weather.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan Enacted Requiring the commissioner of buildings to waive filing fees for permits to alter family dwellings to conform to the NYC fire code.
Introduced by David M. Carr Requiring carbon monoxide detecting devices in the basements of certain dwellings.
Introduced by David M. Carr Creating a marine debris disposal and vessel surrendering office.
Introduced by Joann Ariola Recycled paper facilities.
Introduced by David M. Carr Reporting on contract awards made from discretionary funds allocated by a council member.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan Provision of information about pediatric emergency rooms.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan Building permit classifications and certificate of occupancy requirements.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden Unlawful methods of restraint during an arrest or attempted arrest.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden Identifying and removing boats from New York city’s littoral waters.
Introduced by Joann Ariola Enacted Naming of 78 thoroughfares and public places.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan Interest rates applicable to installment agreements for the payment of property tax arrears.
Introduced by David M. Carr