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File #: Res 2034-2013    Version: * Name: LU 955 - Planning, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd, W. 126th St & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd, Manhattan (C 130271 ZMM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/14/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130271 ZMM, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 955).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-14-13
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130271 ZMM, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 955).
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 11, 2013 its decision dated October 9, 2013 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 6a, to rezone an existing R7-2 district to an R8A district, which along with the other related action would facilitate the development of a ten-story mixed-use building, tentatively known as Harlem Dowling, with approximately 60 residential units and community facility use, in Community District 10, (ULURP No. C 130271 ZMM), Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");
      WHEREAS, the application is related to Application C 130272 HAM (L.U. No. 954), designation of an Urban Development Action Area and Project, and disposition of city-owned property;
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 November 12, 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. 07HPD027M) issued on May 6, 2013 which included (E) designations  (the "Negative Declaration");
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration.
      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 130271 ZMM, 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 No. 6a, changing from an R7-2 District to an R8A District property bounded by West 127th Street, a line 100 feet easterly of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, West 126th Street, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated May 20, 2013, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-313, Community District 10, Borough of Manhattan.
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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 November 14, 2013, on file in this office.
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