File #: Res 1914-2013    Version: * Name: LU 894 - St. Francis Preparatory School Rezoning (C 130170 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 8/22/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130170 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 894).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-22-13
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130170 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 894).
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on July 26, 2013 its decision dated July 24, 2013 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by St. Francis Preparatory School, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 10d and 11b, to change one full block and one partial block from an R3-2 District to and R4 District to facilitate the expansion of a private high school in the Fresh Meadows section of Queens, Community District 8 (ULURP No. C 130170 ZMQ), Borough of Queens (the "Application");
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 August 19, 2013;
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 negative declaration (CEQR No. 13DCP081Q) issued on March 18, 2013 (the "Negative Declaration") which included an (E) designation text related to noise ("CEQR Declaration E-301");
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration and CEQR Declaration E-301.
      Pursuant to Section 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 130170 ZMQ, 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 Nos. 10d and 11b, from an R3-2 District to an R4 District property bounded by the southeasterly service road of the Horace Harding Expressway, Francis Lewis Boulevard, the northeasterly centerline prolongation of 67th Avenue and Peck Avenue,  as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated March 18, 2013 and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-301, Community District 8, Borough of Queens.
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I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on August 22, 2013, on file in this office.
                                                                              City Clerk, Clerk of The Council