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File #: Res 0388-2018    Version: * Name: LU 86 - Zoning, Willow Avenue Rezoning, Bronx (C 180088 ZMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180088 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 86).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. May 9, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Land Use Calendar - Week of May 14, 2018 - May 18, 2018, 3. Land Use Calendar - Week of May 28, 2018 - June 1, 2018, 4. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 5-18-18, 5. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 5-15-18, 6. Land Use Calendar - June 5, 2018, 7. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 5-30-18, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-7-18, 9. Committee Report, 10. Resolution, 11. Minutes of the Recessed Stated Meeting - June 7, 2018, 12. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 7, 2018

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 388

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180088 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 86).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 4, 2018 its decision dated April 11, 2018 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Markland 745 LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 6b, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate the construction of a mixed-use building with affordable residential units and ground floor retail space in the Port Morris neighborhood of the Bronx (ULURP No. C 180088 ZMX), Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications N 180089 ZRX (L.U. No. 87), Zoning text amendments to modify and include the project area within the MX-1 Special Mixed Use District and to Appendix F to establish a new Mandatory Housing (MIH) area and 20185334 HAX (L.U. No. 88), a real property tax exemption pursuant Section 577 of Article XI of the Private Housing Finance Law;

 

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

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on May 15, 2018;

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the negative declaration (CEQR No. 18DCP007X) issued on November 27, 2017, which include (E) designation to avoid any potential impacts associated with hazardous materials and air quality which would apply to the entirety of the project area, which includes both the development site (Block 2565, Lot 49, 56, 58, 60) and the additional site to be rezoned (Block 2562, Lot 41) (E-454) (the “Negative Declaration”).

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

                     Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and

Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in this report, C 180088 ZMX, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

 

The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 6b:

 

1.                     changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-2/R6A District property bounded by a line 280 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, East 134th Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, and a line 100 feet northeasterly of East 133rd Street;

 

2.                     changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4/R7D District property bounded by a line 100 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, East 134th Street, Willow Avenue, East 133rd Street, a line 80 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, and a line 100 feet northeasterly of East 133rd Street;

 

3.                     changing from an M1-2/R6A District to an M1-4/R7D District property bounded by a line 100 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, a line 100 feet northeasterly of East 133rd Street, a line 80 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, and East 133rd Street; and

 

4.                     establishing a Special Mixed Use District (MX-1) bounded by a line 280 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, East 134th Street, Willow Avenue, East 133rd Street, a line 80 feet northwesterly of Willow Avenue, and a line 100 feet northeasterly of East 133rd Street;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated November 27, 2017, and subject to the conditions of the CEQR Declaration E-454, Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx.

 

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 June 7, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council