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File #: Res 2107-2013    Version: * Name: LU 996 - Zoning, Establishing a Special Coney Island District, Brooklyn (C 140065 ZMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/19/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140065 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 996).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-19-13
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/19/2013*Leroy G. Comrie, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2013*Leroy G. Comrie, Jr. Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 2107
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140065 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 996).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
 
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on December 5, 2013 its decision dated December 4, 2013 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Coney Island Holdings, LLC and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map,  Section No. 28d, establishing a Special Coney Island District (CI) bounded by a line perpendicular to the easterly street line of West 23rd Street distant 245 feet northerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the easterly street line of West 23rd Street and northerly boundary line of Riegelmann Boardwalk, a line 110 feet easterly of West 23rd Street, a line 150 feet northerly of former Highland View Avenue and its easterly prolongation, the easterly street line of former West 22nd Street, the northerly boundary line of Riegelmann Boardwalk, and West 23rd Street, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only), dated September 9, 2013, Community District 13, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 140065 ZMK) (the "Application");
 
WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 140063 ZSK (L.U. No. 994), a special permit pursuant to Section 131-60 to allow an open-air auditorium with a maximum of 5,099 seats for a term no greater than ten (10) years; N 140064 ZRK (L.U. No. 995), a proposed amendment to the Zoning Resolution, modifying Sections 131-00 to create 113-60 (Special Permit for Auditorium Use) and 131-00 Appendix A (Coney Island Special District Plan) to create Parcel G, enlarge the Special Coney Island District, and enlarge the Coney West Sub-district; C 140066 PPK (L.U. No. 997), a proposed Disposition of City Owned property to the Economic Development Corporation of the following lots on Block 7071: 27, 28, 30, 32, 34 76 79 81 130, 142, 226, and 231; C 140067 PQK (L.U. No. 998), a proposed acquisition of property by the City to allow the City to purchase the following lots on Block 7071, Lots 27, 28, 30, 32, 34 76 79 81 130, 226, and 231; and M 090107(B) MMK (L.U. No. 999), a proposed administrative modification to City Map Amendments approved by the City Planning Commission on December 3, 2010;
 
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 City Planning Commission has made the findings required pursuant to Section 131-60 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York;
 
 
WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on December 17, 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. 13DME014K) and the CEQR Technical Memorandum dated December 18, 2013 (the "CEQR Technical Memorandum").
 
RESOLVED:
 
Having considered the FEIS and the CEQR Technical Memorandum, 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 Proposed Action adopted herein, as modified, is one that avoids or minimizes adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and
 
(3)      The adverse environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS and the CEQR Technical Memorandum will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating as conditions to this approval, as modified, in accordance with environmental commitment letters, dated December 3, 2013, from the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and November 26, 2013, from Coney Island Holdings, LLC, those, those project components related to the environment and mitigation measures that were identified as practicable; and
 
(4)         The Decision together with the FEIS and the CEQR Technical Memorandum 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 Sections 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 140065 ZMK, 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. 28d, establishing a Special Coney Island District (CI) bounded by a line perpendicular to the easterly street line of West 23rd Street distant 245 feet northerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the easterly street line of West 23rd Street and northerly boundary line of Riegelmann Boardwalk, a line 110 feet easterly of West 23rd Street, a line 150 feet northerly of former Highland View Avenue and its easterly prolongation, the easterly street line of former West 22nd Street., the northerly boundary line of Riegelmann Boardwalk, and West 23rd Street, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only), dated September 9, 2013, Community District 13, Borough of Brooklyn.
 
 
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 December 19, 2013, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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