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File #: Res 0042-2014    Version: * Name: LU 10 - Planning, 317/335 Saratoga Ave and 1943/1963 Bergen St, Brooklyn (C140115 HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 2/4/2014
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 140115 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 317/335 Saratoga Avenue and 1943/1963 Bergen Street (Block 1447, Lots 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 73, 74, 75, 76 and 77), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by HPD (Preconsidered L.U. No. 10; C 140115 HAK).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-4-14, 3. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 4, 2014
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 42
 
 
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 140115 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 317/335 Saratoga Avenue and 1943/1963 Bergen Street (Block 1447, Lots 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 73, 74, 75, 76 and 77), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by HPD (Preconsidered L.U. No. 10; C 140115 HAK).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on January 10, 2014 its decision dated January 8, 2014 (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 317/335 Saratoga Avenue and 1943/1963 Bergen Street (Block 1447, Lots 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 73, 74, 75, 76 and 77), 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 such property to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development to facilitate the development of a five-story building with approximately 80 residential units of affordable and supportive housing (the "Disposition"), Community District 16, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 140115 HAK) (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, by letter dated January 17, 2014 and submitted January 24, 2014, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) submitted its requests respecting the Application;
 
       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on January 28, 2014;
 
       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 issues and the negative declaration (CEQR No. 14HPD003K) issued on September 17, 2013 (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 140115 HAK) and incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.
 
       The Council finds that the present status of the Project 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 Project 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, a copy of which is attached hereto.
 
 
      The Council approves the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the New York City 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 February 4, 2014, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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