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File #: Res 1132-2011    Version: * Name: LU 447 - UDAAP, East 179th St and Boston Road, Bronx (C110365 HAX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/29/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 110365 HAX, approving the designation of property located at East 179th Street (Block 3140, p/o Lot 32), Borough of the Bronx, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 447; C 110365 HAX).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-29-11
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 1132
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 110365 HAX, approving the designation of property located at East 179th Street (Block 3140, p/o Lot 32), Borough of the Bronx, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 447; C 110365 HAX).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 24, 2011 its decision dated October 5, 2011 (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 East 179th Street (Block 3140, p/o Lot 32), 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 development of an eight-story building with approximately 65 units under the Supportive Housing Loan Program (the "Disposition"), Community District 6, Borough of the Bronx(ULURP No. C 110365 HAX) (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 October 24, 2011 and submitted to the Council on November 2, 2011, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development submitted its requests respecting the Application;
 
       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on November 16, 2011;
       
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and other policy issues relating to the Application;
 
      WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Negative Declaration, issued on June 2, 2011 (CEQR No. 11HPD012X);
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein shall have no significant impact on the environment.
 
       Pursuant to Section 197-d and based on the environmental determination described in the report of the City Planning Commission and incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the decision of the City Planning Commission (C 110365 HAX).
 
       The Council finds that the present status of the Disposition 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 Disposition 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.
 
       The Council approves the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
 
Adopted.
 
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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 November 29, 2011, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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