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File #: Res 2017-2009    Version: * Name: Boundaries of the Chinatown/Lower East Side empire zone.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Economic Development
On agenda: 6/10/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution finding that the enactment of Int. No. 940 does not have a significant adverse impact on the environment and is consistent with The State Environmental Quality Review Act.
Sponsors: Thomas White, Jr., David I. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Testimony, 3. Hearing Transcript, 4. Technical Memorandum - East River Science Park, 5. Press Release, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/10/09
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6/10/2009*Thomas White, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2009*Thomas White, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2009*Thomas White, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2009*Thomas White, Jr. Committee on Economic Development Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2009*Thomas White, Jr. Committee on Economic Development P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Meeting details Not available
Preconsidered Res. No. 2017

Title
Resolution finding that the enactment of Int. No. 940 does not have a significant adverse impact on the environment and is consistent with The State Environmental Quality Review Act.
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By Council Members White Jr. and Weprin

Whereas, The enactment of Int. No. 940, A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the boundaries of the Chinatown/Lower East Side empire zone, is an “action” as defined in section 617.2(b) of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York; and
Whereas, The Council and the Office of the Mayor, as co-lead agencies pursuant to section 5-03(d) of the Rules of Procedure for City Environmental Quality Review, have considered the relevant environmental issues attendant to such enactment; and
Whereas, After such consideration and examination of an Environmental Assessment Statement, the Council and the Office of the Mayor have determined that a Negative Declaration should be issued; and
Whereas, The Council and the Office of the Mayor have examined and considered the Negative Declaration that was prepared; now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That the Council of the City of New York, having considered the Negative Declaration, hereby finds that:
(1) the requirements of The State Environmental Quality Review Act and Part 617 of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York have been met; and
consistent with environmental, social, economic and other essential considerations, the proposed action is one which will not result in any significant adverse environmental impacts; and
(3) the annexed Negative Declaration constitutes the written statement of facts and conclusions, and of environmental, social, economic and other facts and standards that form the basis of this determination.

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