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File #: Res 1459-2012    Version: * Name: LU 650 - UDAAP, 439 Brook Ave (Block 2292, Lot 49) and 457-467 E 147th St, Bronx (C120161HAX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 7/25/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 120161 HAX, approving the designation of property located at 493 Brook Avenue and 457/467 East 147th Street (Block 2292/Lots 49 and 50), Borough of the Bronx, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of property located at 493 Brook Avenue (Block 2292/Lot 49) to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 650; C 120161 HAX).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-25-12
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 1459
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 120161 HAX, approving the designation of property located at 493 Brook Avenue and 457/467 East 147th Street (Block 2292/Lots 49 and 50), Borough of the Bronx, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of property located at 493 Brook Avenue (Block 2292/Lot 49) to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 650; C 120161 HAX).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on June 22, 2012 its decision dated June 20, 2012 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter and Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State regarding:
 
a)      the designation of property located at 493 Brook Avenue and 457/467 East 147th Street (Block 2292/Lots 49 and 50), as an Urban Development Action Area (the "Area");
 
b)      an Urban Development Action Area Project for such area (the "Project"); and
pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter for the disposition of city-owned property located at 493 Brook Avenue (Block 2292/Lot 49) to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to facilitate development of a five-story building and a seven-story building with a total of approximately 66 dwelling units, 1,710 square feet of commercial space, to be developed under the Department of Housing Preservation and Development's Low Income Rental Program (the "Disposition"), Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx (ULURP No. C 120121 HAX) (the "Application");
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, on July 17, 2012 by letter dated July 12, 2012 the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development submitted its request respecting the application;
 
       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on July 23, 2012;
 
       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Application;
 
       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental review (CEQR No. 07HPD019X) and the Negative Declaration which was issued on December 28, 2011;
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein shall have no significant impact on the environment.
 
       Pursuant to Section 197-d of the New York City Charter, on the basis of the Decision and Application and based on the environmental determination and the consideration described in the report C 120161 HAX incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission (C 120161 HAX).
 
       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 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.
 
       The Council approves the disposition of the property located at 493 Brook Avenue (Block 2292/Lot 49) to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
 
 
Adopted.
 
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            I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on July 25, 2012, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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