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File #: Res 1867-2013    Version: * Name: Environmental Quality Review Act setting forth findings of the Council concerning the environmental review conducted for Proposed Int. No. 888-A, Proposed Int. No. 889-A, Proposed Int. No. 893-A, Proposed Int. No. 894-A.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 7/24/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution pursuant to the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act setting forth findings of the Council concerning the environmental review conducted for Proposed Int. No. 888-A, Proposed Int. No. 889-A, Proposed Int. No. 893-A, and Proposed Int. No. 894-A.
Sponsors: Letitia James, Robert Jackson, Deborah L. Rose, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript 7-23-13, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-24-13
Preconsidered Res. No. 1867
 
 
Resolution pursuant to the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act setting forth findings of the Council concerning the environmental review conducted for Proposed Int. No. 888-A, Proposed Int. No. 889-A, Proposed Int. No. 893-A, and Proposed Int. No. 894-A.
 
 
By Council Members James, Jackson, Rose, Wills and Rodriguez  
Whereas, The enactment of Proposed Int. No. 888-A, Proposed Int. No. 889-A, Proposed Int. No. 893-A, and Proposed Int. No. 894-A  is each an "action" as defined in section 617.2(b) of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York; and
Whereas, An Environmental Assessment Statement for these bills was prepared on behalf of the Office of the Mayor and the Council, which are co-lead agencies pursuant to section 5-03(d) of the Rules of Procedure for City Environmental Quality Review, and Article 8 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law, section 617.7 of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York, and the Rules of Procedure for City Environmental Quality Review; and
Whereas, The Council, as a co-lead agency has considered the relevant environmental issues as documented in the Environmental Assessment Statements attendant to such enactments and in making its findings and determinations under the Rules of Procedure for City Environmental Quality Review and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Council has relied on that Environmental Assessment Statements; and
Whereas, After such consideration and examination, the Council has determined that Negative Declarations should be issued; and
Whereas, The Council has examined, considered and endorsed the Negative Declarations that were prepared; now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That the Council of the City of New York, having considered the Negative Declarations, hereby finds that:
(1)       the requirements of The State Environmental Quality Review Act, Part 617 of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York, and the Rules of Procedure for City Environmental Quality Review have been met; and
(2)      as documented in the annexed Environmental Assessment Statements, the proposed action is one which will not result in any significant adverse environmental impacts; and
(3)      the annexed Negative Declarations constitute the written statement of facts and conclusions that form the basis of these determinations.
     
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7/22/13