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File #: Res 2016-2013    Version: * Name: LU 941 - Planning, Livonia Ave between Van Sinderen Ave and Pennsylvania Ave, Brooklyn. (C 130376 HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/30/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”), ULURP No. C 130376 HAK, approving the designation of properties located along Livonia Avenue between Van Sinderen Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue (Block 3801, Lots 1, 3, 47, 49; Block 3804, Lot 1; Block 3805, Lots 1 and 6; Block 3819, Lots 121 and 130; and Block 3820, Lot 123), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by HPD (L.U. No. 941; C 130376 HAK).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-30-13
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 2016
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD"), ULURP No. C 130376 HAK, approving the designation of properties located along Livonia Avenue between Van Sinderen Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue (Block 3801, Lots 1, 3, 47, 49; Block 3804, Lot 1; Block 3805, Lots 1 and 6; Block 3819, Lots 121 and 130; and Block 3820, Lot 123), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by HPD (L.U. No. 941; C 130376 HAK).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 13, 2013 its decision dated September 11, 2013 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter and Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State regarding:
 
a)      the designation of properties located along Livonia Avenue between Van Sinderen Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue (Block 3801, Lots 1, 3, 47, 49; Block 3804, Lot 1; Block 3805, Lots 1 and 6; Block 3819, Lots 121 and 130; and Block 3820, Lot 123), as an Urban Development Action Area (the "Area");
 
b)      an Urban Development Action Area Project for such area (the "Project"); and
 
pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter for the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development to facilitate the development of one community facility building and 4 mixed use buildings with a total of approximately 279 units (the "Disposition"), Community District 5, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 130376 HAK) (the "Application");
 
      WHEREAS, the application is related to Applications C 130375 HUK (L.U. No. 940), a third amendment to the East New York I Urban Renewal Plan for the East New York Urban Renewal Area; and C 130374 ZMK (L.U. No. 942), a zoning map amendment to change an existing R6, R6/C2-3 and M1-1 district to R6, R7A/C2-4, and C4-4L;
 
WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;
 
 
WHEREAS, the Application and Decision are subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State;
 
WHEREAS, by letter submitted September 27, 2013, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development submitted its requests respecting the Application;
 
       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on October 2, 2013;
 
       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Application;
 
      WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the negative declaration (CEQR No. 13HPD074K) issued on June 14, 2013 (the "Negative Declaration");
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein shall have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration.
 
       Pursuant to Section 197-d of the New York City Charter, based on the environmental determination and the consideration described in the report (C 130376 HAK) and incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.
 
       The Council finds that the present status of the Disposition Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the City of New York and that a designation of the Project as an urban development action area project is consistent with the policy and purposes stated in Section 691 of the General Municipal Law.
 
       The Council approves the designation of the Disposition Area as an urban development action area pursuant to Section 693 of the General Municipal Law.
 
       The Council approves the Project as an urban development action area project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law.
 
      The Project shall be developed in a manner consistent with the two (2) Project summaries for that HPD has submitted to the Council for (i) Livonia Commons and (ii) Boys' Club of New York, copies of which are attached hereto.
 
      The Council approves the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
 
      
Adopted.
 
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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 October 30, 2013, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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