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File #: Res 2067-2013    Version: * Name: LU 967 - Zoning, 29 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx (C 140036 PPX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/10/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140036 PPX, for the disposition of city-owned property located at 29 West Kingsbridge Road (Block 3247, Lots 10 and p/o Lot 2), restricted to the conditions pursuant to NYC Zoning Resolution (ZR) Section 74-41(b) Special Permit, (C 140036 PPX), Borough of the Bronx (L.U. No. 967).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-13
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 2067
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140036 PPX, for the disposition of city-owned property located at 29 West Kingsbridge Road (Block 3247, Lots 10 and p/o Lot 2), restricted to the conditions pursuant to NYC Zoning Resolution (ZR) Section 74-41(b) Special Permit, (C 140036 PPX), Borough of the Bronx (L.U. No. 967).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
 
         WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on November 8, 2013 its decision dated November 6, 2013 (the "Decision") on the application submitted pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter by the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services, for the disposition of city-owned property located at 29 West Kingsbridge Road (Block 3247, Lots 10 and p/o Lot 2), restricted to the conditions of the related-action Special Permit Application No. C 140035 ZSX (L.U. No. 964) pursuant to NYC Zoning Resolution (ZR) Section 74-41(b), (Application No. C 140036 PPX), Community District 7, Borough of the Bronx (the "Application");
 
WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 140035 ZSX (L.U. No. 964), a Special Permit pursuant to ZR 74-41 (b) to allow an indoor arena with a maximum capacity of 5,800 seats and to modify the sign provisions of Sections 32-64 and 32-655 and the loading requirements of Section 36-62; C 140033 ZMX (L.U. No. 965),  proposed amendment to the Zoning Map, Section No. 3c, changing from an R6 to a C4-4 District; and N 140034 ZRX (L.U. No. 966), a zoning text amendment which would allow by Special Permit, an arena with a capacity greater than 2,500 but no greater than 6,000 to be located within 200 feet of a residential district, and allow modifications of certain signage and loading berth requirements;
          
WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(3) of the New York City Charter;
 
         WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on December 5, 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 Final Environmental Impact Statement ("FEIS") for which a Notice of Completion was issued on October 25, 2013 (CEQR No. 13DME013X).
 
RESOLVED:
 
Having considered the FEIS with respect to the Decision and Application, the Council finds that:
 
(1)       The FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617;
 
(2)       Consistent with social, economic, and other essential considerations, from among the reasonable alternatives thereto, the action adopted herein is one which minimizes or avoids adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and
 
(3)      The adverse environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating as conditions to the approval, in accordance with an environmental commitment letter, dated October 29, 2013, from the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, those project components related to the environment and mitigation measures that were identified as practicable; and
 
(4)         The Decision together with the FEIS constitute the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards, that form the basis of the decision, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).
           
      Pursuant to Section 197-d 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 140036 PPX, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision for the disposition of city-owned property located at 29 West Kingsbridge Road (Block 3247, Lot 10 and p/o Lot 2) subject to the restrictions of the related-action Special Permit Application No. C 140035 ZSX (L.U. No. 964) pursuant to New York City Zoning Resolution Section 74-41(b) as approved by the City Planning Commission and the New York City Council.
 
 
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 December 10, 2013, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council