File #: Res 1336-2012    Version: * Name: LU 596 - Zoning, Amendment to City Map, Brooklyn (C070512MMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/15/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 070512 MMK, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 596).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-15-12
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 070512 MMK, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 596).
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 2, 2012 its decision dated March 28, 2012 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Small Business Services, pursuant to Sections 1302, 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter and Section 5-430 et seq. of the New York City Administrative Code, for an amendment to the City Map involving:  
•       the narrowing, by elimination, discontinuance and closing, of a portion of Flatbush Avenue between Avenue U and Pelican Street;
•       the elimination, discontinuance and closing of Marginal Street, Wharf or Place bounded by Flatbush Avenue, Shore Parkway and Mill Basin (such Marginal Street, Wharf or Place, where the same is shown on any existing plans for the waterfront or portion thereof, shall be incorporated, as modified herein, into the City Map, in accordance with Section 1302(a) of the New York City Charter);
•       and the adjustment of grades necessitated thereby,
including authorization for any disposition or acquisition of real property related thereto, in accordance with Map Nos. Z-2703 and Z-2704, dated July 30, 2008 and signed by the Borough President (ULURP No. C 070512 MMK), Community District 8, Borough of Brooklyn (the "Application");
      WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications C 120108 ZMK (L.U. No. 595), an amendment to the Zoning Map changing from a C3 District to a C8-1 District; C 120111 PPK (L.U. No. 597), the Disposition of City-owned Property (Block 8591, p/o Lots 100, 125 and 175); and N 120109 ZAK (L.U. No. 598), an Authorization by the City Planning Commission, pursuant to ZR Section 62-822 (a) (1), Modification of waterfront public access area and visual corridor requirements, modifying the minimum width of portions of the shore public walkway and the location requirements of visual corridors and upland connections (Block 8591, p/o Lot 100, and Lots 125, 175, and 980);
           WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(3) of the City Charter;
           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on May 8, 2012;
      WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Negative Declaration, issued on November 23, 2011 (CEQR No. 12DME002K); and
           WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application;
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment.
      Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 199 of the New York City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in this report, C 070512 MMK, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision.
           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 May 15, 2012, on file in this office.
City Clerk, Clerk of The Council