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File #: Res 1725-2013    Version: * Name: LU 741 - UDAAP, 2110 Amsterdam Ave & 2185 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan (20135198 HAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 4/9/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving a motion to file pursuant to withdrawal of an application for an Urban Development Action Area Project located at 2110 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 2121/Lot 37) and 2185 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 2112/Lot 14), Borough of Manhattan; and waiving the urban development action area designation requirement and the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure; and granting a real estate tax exemption pursuant to Article 16 of New York General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 741; 20135198 HAM).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-9-13
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 1725
 
 
Resolution approving a motion to file pursuant to withdrawal of an application for an Urban Development Action Area Project located at 2110 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 2121/Lot 37) and 2185 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 2112/Lot 14), Borough of Manhattan; and waiving the urban development action area designation requirement and the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure; and granting a real estate tax exemption pursuant to Article 16 of New York General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 741; 20135198 HAM).
 
 
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 the proposed Urban Development Action Area Project (the "Project") located at 2110 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 2121/Lot 37) and 2185 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 2112/Lot 14), Borough of Manhattan (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.      Waive the area designation requirement of Section 693 of the General Municipal Law pursuant to said Section;
 
        3.      Waive the requirements of Sections 197-c and 197-d of the New York City Charter pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law;
 
        4.      Approve the Project as an Urban Development Action Area Project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law; and
 
        5.      Approve the exemption of the Project from real property taxes pursuant to Section 696 of the General Municipal Law (the "Tax Exemption").
 
          WHEREAS, on April 3, 2013, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development appeared before the Subcommittee on Planning, Dispositions and Concessions and withdrew its application.
 
 
 
RESOLVED:
 
       The Council approves the motion to file pursuant to withdrawal in accord with Rules 6.40a and 11.80 of the Rules of the Council.
 
 
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 April 9, 2013, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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