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File #: Res 0102-2014    Version: * Name: LU 17 - Planning, UDAAP 51-21 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens (C 140077HAQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 2/26/2014
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 140077 HAQ, approving the designation of property located at 57-21 Rockaway Beach Boulevard (Block 15926, part of Lot 200), Borough of Queens, 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 (L.U. No. 17; C 140077 HAQ).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-26-14, 3. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 26, 2014
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 102
 
 
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 140077 HAQ, approving the designation of property located at 57-21 Rockaway Beach Boulevard (Block 15926, part of Lot 200), Borough of Queens, 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 (L.U. No. 17; C 140077 HAQ).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on January 24, 2014 its decision dated January 22, 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 57-21 Rockaway Beach Boulevard (Block 15926, part of Lot 200), 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 repair and rehabilitation of an existing pedestrian walkway, steps, planters, and landscaping adjoining the Ocean Village development (the "Disposition"), (ULURP No. C 140077 HAQ) Community District 14, Borough of Queens (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 February 5, 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 February 11, 2014;
 
       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Application;
 
      WHEREAS, the Council has determined the application to be a Type II action, which requires no further environmental review (CEQR No. 13HPD018Q);
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as the application was determined to be a Type II action.
 
       Pursuant to Section 197-d of the New York City Charter, based on the environmental determination and the consideration described in the report (C 140077 HAQ) 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 26, 2014, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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