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File #: Res 1744-2013    Version: * Name: LU 819 - “Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan”. (20135519 RSY)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 4/25/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution authorizing an amendment to a previously executed agreement between the Mayor and Council establishing a Special Process for City Council Review and Approval of the “Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan” (20135519 RSY; Preconsidered L.U. No. 819).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. Coney Island Special Project Agreement, 2. Committee Report, 3. Exhibit A, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-25-13
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 1744
 
 
Resolution authorizing an amendment to a previously executed agreement between the Mayor and Council establishing a Special Process for City Council Review and Approval of the "Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan" (20135519 RSY; Preconsidered L.U. No. 819).
 
 
By Council Member Comrie
           
      WHEREAS, on July 29, 2009, the Council adopted Res. No. 2132, L.U. No. 1136 (ULURP Application No. C 090272 ZMK); Res. No. 2133, L.U. No. 1137 (Application No. N 090273 (A) ZRK); Res. No.  2134, L.U. No. 1138 (ULURP Application No. C 090274 PQK); Res. No. 2135, L.U. No. 1139 (ULURP Application No. C 090275 PQK); Res. No.  2136, L.U. No. 1140 (ULURP Application No. C 090276 HAK); Res. No. 2137, L.U. No. 1141 (ULURP Application No. C 090277 PPK); and Res. No. 2138, L.U. No. 1142 (ULURP Application No. C 090107 MMK) which were filed with the Mayor on July 31, 2009;
 
WHEREAS, collectively, the actions approved by such resolutions facilitate the "Comprehensive Plan for Coney Island";  
 
WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan for Coney Island (the "Plan") includes the acquisition of certain parkland and subsequent lease of such parkland to the New York City Economic Development Corporation for the operation of an amusement park, including without limitation amusement park features such as indoor and outdoor rides, arcades, attractions and ancillary uses, including  small-scale retail use;
WHEREAS, it is in the interest of the city for the Council to participate in and play a major role in the selection of the proposed operator/developer for such amusement park;
 
WHEREAS, the Mayor and the Council  agreed that such participation shall be accomplished through the Council's approval of a "Coney Island Amusement Park Project Plan (CIAPPP)" in the manner set forth in a Coney Island Amusement Park Special Process Agreement (the "Special Process Agreement") and Agreement for Coney Island Parallel Process (the "Parallel Process Agreement", collectively the "Agreements"), ;
 
WHEREAS, on August 20, 2009, the Council adopted Resolution No. 2163, L.U. No. 1187 (Application No. 20105035 RSY), authorizing the Speaker to execute, on behalf of the Council, the Agreements;
 
WHEREAS, on April 11, 2013, the Office of the Mayor submitted to the Council a proposed amendment to the Special Process Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit A (the "Amendment to the Special Process Agreement");
 
WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on April 16, 2013 on  the Amendment to the Special Process Agreement; and
 
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Plan and the Amendment to the Special Process Agreement;
 
RESOLVED:
The Council of The City of New York hereby authorizes the Speaker to execute the Amendment to the Special Process Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit A.
 
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 April 25, 2013, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council