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File #: Res 1618-2012    Version: * Name: LU 740 - UDAAP, 640 Broadway, Brooklyn (20135197 HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/10/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving an amended project summary for a previously approved Urban Development Action Area Project located at 640 Broadway (Block 2270, Lot 10), Borough of Brooklyn, approving the designation of the disposition area and approving the project as an urban development action area project pursuant to Article 16 of the New York General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 740; 20135197 HAK).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-12
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 1618
 
 
Resolution approving an amended project summary for a previously approved Urban Development Action Area Project located at 640 Broadway (Block 2270, Lot 10), Borough of Brooklyn, approving the designation of the disposition area and approving the project as an urban development action area project pursuant to Article 16 of the New York General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 740; 20135197 HAK).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
 
WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") submitted to the Council on November 15, 2012 its request dated October 22, 2012 that the Council take the following actions regarding a previously approved Urban Development Action Area Project (the "Project") located at 640 Broadway (Block 2270, Lot 10), Community District 1, Borough of Brooklyn (the "Disposition Area"):
 
1.      Find that the present status of the Disposition Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the municipality and that the proposed Urban Development Action Area Project is consistent with the policy and purposes stated in Section 691 of the General Municipal Law;
 
2.      Approve the designation of the Disposition Area as an Urban Development Action Area pursuant to Section 693 of the General Municipal Law; and
 
        3.      Approve the project as an Urban Development Action Area Project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law;
 
WHEREAS, the Project was previously approved by the (1) New York City Planning Commission by decision dated August 19, 2009, pursuant to Section 197-c of the City Charter and (2) the New York City Council, by Resolution No. 2223, (L.U. No. 1207), dated October 14, 2009 pursuant to Section 197-d of the City Charter and Article 16 of the General Municipal Law;
 
WHEREAS, in its request of October 22, 2012, HPD has submitted an amended project summary for the Project (the "Amended Project Summary");
 
           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Project on December 4, 2012;
 
 
      WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Project;
 
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental review (CEQR No. 09HPD020K) and the Negative Declaration which was issued on March 18, 2009;
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein shall have no significant effect on the environment.
 
           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 requirement pursuant to Section 693 of the General Municipal Law.
 
           The Council approves the Project, as set forth in the Amended Project Summary, as an urban development action area project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law.
 
           The Project shall be developed in a manner consistent with the Amended Project Summary that HPD has submitted to the Council, a copy of which is attached hereto.
 
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 December 10, 2012, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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