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File #: Res 1614-2012    Version: * Name: LU 736 - Zoning, McGuinness Realty Corp., Brooklyn (C 100218 ZMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/10/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 100218 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 736).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
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. 1614
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 100218 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 736).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
 
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on November 16, 2012 its decision dated November 14, 2012 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by McGuinness Realty Corp., pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 13a, to change an M1-1 district to an R7A district with a C2-4 overlay to facilitate the construction of an 8-story, 155,000-square-foot mixed use development with 141 dwelling units and ground floor retail located on the eastern half of Block 2576 on McGuinness Boulevard, between Greenpoint Avenue and Calyer Street in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 100218 ZMK), Community District 1, Borough of Brooklyn (the "Application");
 
      WHEREAS, the Application is related to Application N 100219 ZRK (L.U. No. 737), an amendment to the text of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to apply the Inclusionary Housing Program to the proposed R7-A district;
 
WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;
 
WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on December 4, 2012;
 
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application; and
 
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the conditional negative declaration (CEQR No. 10DCP024K) issued on November 14, 2012 (the "Conditional Negative Declaration");
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment subject to the terms of the Conditional Negative Declaration and CEQR Declaration E-287.
Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in this report, C 100218 ZMK, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision.
      The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 13a,
1.      changing from an M1-1 District to an R7A District property bounded by Greenpoint Avenue, McGuinness Boulevard, Calyer Street, and a line midway between McGuinness Boulevard and Eckford Street; and
 
2.      establishing within a proposed R7A District a C2-4 District bounded by Greenpoint Avenue, McGuinness Boulevard, Calyer Street, and a line midway between McGuinness Boulevard and Eckford Street;
 
as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated July 23, 2012, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-287, in the Borough of Brooklyn, Community District 1.
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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