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File #: Res 1707-2001    Version: * Name: ULURP, South Jamaica I Urban Renewal Plan, Queens, (C010018HUQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 1/24/2001
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the Fifth Amendment to the South Jamaica I Urban Renewal Plan, for the South Jamaica I Urban Renewal Area, approving the designation of the area and approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 010018 HUQ (L.U. No. 836).
Sponsors: June M. Eisland, Guillermo Linares
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK RESOLUTION NO. 1707 Title Resolution approving the Fifth Amendment to the South Jamaica I Urban Renewal Plan, for the South Jamaica I Urban Renewal Area, approving the designation of the area and approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 010018 HUQ (L.U. No. 836). Body By Council Members Eisland and Linares WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on December 12, 2000, its decision and report dated November 29, 2000 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD"), pursuant to Section 505 of the General Municipal Law of New York State and Section 197-c of the New York City Charter, regarding the proposed Fifth Amended Urban Renewal Plan (the "Plan") for the South Jamaica I Urban Renewal Area (the "Area") (ULURP No. C 010018 HUQ) (the "Application"); WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP application numbers C 010019 ZMQ (L.U. No. 837), an amendment to the Zoning Map and C 010020 HAQ (L.U. No. 838), a designation of an urban development action area and project and the disposition of such property; WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has certified that the Plan for the Area complies with the provisions of Section 502 of the General Municipal Law, conforms to the comprehensive community plan for the development of the municipality as a whole and is consistent with local objectives, and that the Plan is in conformity with the findings and designation of the Area; 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 Area Designation is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 504 of the General Municipal Law; ________________ Page 2 of 3 C 010018 HUQ Reso. No. 1707 (L.U. No. 836) WHEREAS, the Plan is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 505 of the General Municipal Law; WHEREAS, on January 8, 2001 the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development submitted to the Council its request dated December 27, 2000 regarding the Application; WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and the Plan on January 9, 2001; WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Negative Declaration, issued on January 26, 2000, (CEQR No. 99HPD008Q); and WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Decision and the Plan; RESOLVED: The Council finds that this action will have no significant effect on the environment. Pursuant to Section 504 of the General Municipal Law, the Council approves the Designation of the Area. Pursuant to Section 505(4) of the General Municipal Law, the Council finds that: 1. The Area is a substandard or insanitary area or is in danger of becoming a substandard or insanitary area and tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the municipality; 2. The financial aid to be provided to the municipality is necessary to enable the project to be undertaken in accordance with the Plan; 3. The Plan affords maximum opportunity to private enterprise, consistent with the sound needs of the municipality as a whole, for the undertaking of an urban renewal program; _______________ Page 3 C 010018 HUQ Reso. No. 1707 (L.U. No. 836) 4. The Plan conforms to a comprehensive community plan for the development of the municipality as a whole; 5. There is a feasible method for the relocation of families and individuals displaced from the Area into decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, which are or will be provided in the Area or in other areas not generally less desirable in regard to public utilities and public and commercial facilities, at rents or prices within the financial means of such families or individuals, and reasonably accessible to their places of employment; and 6. The undertaking and carrying out of the urban renewal activities in stages is in the best public interest and will not cause any additional or increased hardship to the residents of the Area. Pursuant to Section 505 of the General Municipal Law, the Council approves the Fifth Amended Urban Renewal Plan for the South Jamaica I Urban Renewal Area, dated July 2000. Pursuant to Section 197-d of the New York City Charter, and on the basis of the Decision and Application, the Council approves the Decision. Adopted. Office of the City Clerk } 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 January 24, 2001, on file in this office. ................................ City Clerk, Clerk of Council