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File #: Res 2163-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1187 - Zoning Reso., Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan, Citywide (20105035RSY)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 8/20/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution authorizing an agreement between the Mayor and Council establishing a Special Process for City Council Review and Approval of the "Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan" (20105035 RSY; Preconsidered L.U. No. 1187).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Lewis A. Fidler
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Coney Island Agreement Exhibit A #1, 3. Coney Island Parallel Process Agreement #2, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8/20/09

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2163

 

Resolution authorizing an agreement between the Mayor and Council establishing a Special Process for City Council Review and Approval of the “Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan” (20105035 RSY; Preconsidered L.U. No. 1187).

 

By Council Member Katz

                           

                     WHEREAS, on July 29, 2009, the Council adopted Res. No. 2132, L.U. No. 1136 (ULURP Application No. C 090272 ZMK); Res. No. 2133, L.U. No. 1137 (Application No. N 090273 (A) ZRK); Res. No.  2134, L.U. No. 1138 (ULURP Application No. C 090274 PQK); Res. No. 2135, L.U. No. 1139 (ULURP Application No. C 090275 PQK); Res. No.  2136, L.U. No. 1140 (ULURP Application No. C 090276 HAK); Res. No. 2137, L.U. No. 1141 (ULURP Application No. C 090277 PPK); and Res. No. 2138, L.U. No. 1142 (ULURP Application No. C 090107 MMK) which were filed with the Mayor on July 31, 2009;

 

WHEREAS, collectively, the actions approved by such resolutions facilitate the “Comprehensive Plan for Coney Island”; 

 

WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan for Coney Island includes the acquisition of certain parkland and subsequent lease of such parkland to the New York City Economic Development Corporation for the operation of an amusement park, including without limitation amusement park features such as indoor and outdoor rides, arcades, attractions and ancillary uses, including  small-scale retail use;

 

WHEREAS, it is in the interest of the city for the Council to participate in and play a major role in the selection of the proposed operator/developer for such amusement park;

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and the Council have agreed that such participation shall be accomplished through the Council’s approval of a “Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan (CIAPPP)” in the manner set forth in a “Coney Island Amusement Park Special Process Agreement” and “Agreement for Coney Island Parallel Process” (the Agreements)”, the terms of which are attached hereto as Exhibit A;

 

 WHEREAS, the Mayor and the Council have agreed to seek appropriate state legislation specifying that the lease of the parkland described in the CIAPPP to or by the New York City Economic Development Corporation shall be subject, exclusively, to the requirement that such lease or any amendment thereof, sublease or assignment of rights thereunder, shall be consistent in all material respects with the CIAPPP;

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on August 18, 2009 on this resolution; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Plan;

 

RESOLVED:

 

The Council of The City of New York hereby authorizes the Speaker to execute the Agreement in accordance with the terms attached hereto as Exhibit A.

 

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 August 20, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council