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File #: Res 0302-2018    Version: * Name: LU 42 - Planning, CUCS West 127th Street Supportive Housing, Manhattan (C 180115 HAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 4/11/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") and the decision of the City Planning Commission, ULURP No. C 180115 HAM, approving the designation of an Urban Development Action Area located at 302-314 West 127th Street (Block 1953, Lots 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41), an Urban Development Action Area Project, and the disposition of city-owned property located at 302, 304, 306, and 310 West 127th Street (Block 1953, Lots 36, 37, 38, and 40), Borough of Manhattan, Community District 10, to a developer to be selected by HPD (L.U. No. 42; C 180115 HAM).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 2. Land Use Calendar - Week of March 12, 2018 - March 16, 2018, 3. Hearing Testimony - Planning 3-12-18, 4. Land Use Calendar - Week of March 26, 2018 - March 30, 2018, 5. Land Use Calendar - March 28, 2018, 6. April 11, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 7. Committee Report, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-11-18, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 11, 2018

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 302

 

Resolution approving the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) and the decision of the City Planning Commission, ULURP No. C 180115 HAM, approving the designation of an Urban Development Action Area located at 302-314 West 127th Street (Block 1953, Lots 36, 37,  38, 39, 40 and 41), an Urban Development Action Area Project, and the disposition of city-owned property located at 302, 304, 306, and 310 West 127th Street (Block 1953, Lots 36, 37, 38, and 40),  Borough of Manhattan, Community District 10, to a developer to be selected by HPD (L.U. No. 42; C 180115 HAM).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Kallos

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on March 2, 2018 its decision dated February 28, 2018 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) regarding:

 

a)                     pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State for the designation of property located at 302-314 West 127th Street (Block 1953, Lots 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41) as an Urban Development Action Area;

 

b)                     pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State an Urban Development Action Area Project for the Disposition Area (the “Project”); and

 

c)                     pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter the disposition of the Disposition Area (302, 304, 306, and 310 West 127th Street (Block 1953, Lots 36, 37, 38, and 40) to a developer to be selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development;

 

which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the construction of a 12-story, approximately 96,000-square-foot community facility with approximately 116 supportive and affordable housing units and attendant social services, (ULURP No. C 180115 HAM), Community District 10, Borough of Manhattan (the “Application”);

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to application C 180116 ZSM (L.U. No. 43), a special permit to modify bulk requirements to permit a FAR of 6.5 to apply to a non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations;

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;

 

WHEREAS, the Application and Decision are subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State;

                     WHEREAS, by letter dated March 6, 2018 and submitted to the Council on March 7, 2018, HPD submitted its requests (the “HPD Requests”) respecting the Application including the submission of the project summary for the Project (the “Project Summary”);

 

                       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision and the HPD Requests on March 12, 2018;

 

                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Application; and

 

                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the negative declaration (CEQR No. 17HPD111M) issued on October 13, 2017 (the “Negative Declaration”).

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration.

 

                       Pursuant to Section 197-d of the New York City Charter, based on the environmental determination and the consideration described in the report (C 180115 HAM) and incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission and the HPD Requests.

 

                       The Council finds that the present status of the Disposition Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the City of New York and that a designation of the Project as an urban development action area project is consistent with the policy and purposes stated in Section 691 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                     The Council finds that the financial aid, in the form of tax incentives to be provided by the municipality pursuant to Section 696 of the Urban Development Action Area Act, is necessary to enable the project to be undertaken.

 

                       The Council approves the designation of the Disposition Area as an urban development action area pursuant to Section 693 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                       The Council approves the Project as an urban development action area project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law and subject to the terms and conditions of the Project Summary.

 

                     The Project shall be developed in a manner consistent with Project Summary submitted by HPD March 7, 2018, copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

                     The Council approves the disposition of the Disposition Area to a developer to be selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development for the development of the Project consistent with the Project Summary.

 

Adopted.

 

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The City of New York,  } ss.:

 

                                           I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on April 11, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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