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File #: Res 0270-2014    Version: * Name: LU 67 - Planning, GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY REZONING, Queens (C 130313 MMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/29/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130313 MMQ, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 67).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - May 22, 2014, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-29-14, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 29, 2014
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 270
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130313 MMQ, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 67).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens
 
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 25, 2014 its decision dated April 23, 2014 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Yeshiva Har Torah and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the City Map involving:
 
·      the elimination of a portion of 87th Avenue between 235th Court and Getysburg Street;
 
·      the establishment of a park within an area generally bounded by Hillside Avenue, 235th Court, 87th Avenue and Gettysburg Street; and
 
·      the adjustment of grades necessitated thereby;
 
including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in  accordance with Map No. 5015 dated December 12, 2013 and signed by the Borough President, (ULURP No. C 130313 MMQ), Community District 13, Borough of Queens (the "Application");
 
WHEREAS, the application is related to Applications C 130314 MMQ (L.U. No. 68), an amendment to the City Map involving the elimination, discontinuance and closing of a portion of the Grand Central Parkway; and C 140203 ZMQ (L.U. No. 69), an amendment of the Zoning Map pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter by establishing within a former park an R3-2 District;
 
           WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(3) of the City Charter;
 
           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on May 20, 2014;
          
            WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application;
 
 
      WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, the negative declaration (CEQR No. 13DPR009Q) issued on November 27, 2013 (the "Negative Declaration").
 
RESOLVED:
 
      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 Sections 197-d and 199 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 130313 MMQ, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision for an amendment to the City Map involving:
 
·      the elimination of a portion of 87th Avenue between 235th Court and Getysburg Street;
·      the establishment of a park within an area generally bounded by Hillside Avenue, 235th Court, 87th Avenue and Gettysburg Street; and
·      the adjustment of grades necessitated thereby;
 
including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in Community District 13, Borough of Queens, in accordance with Map No. 5015 dated December 12, 2013 and signed by the Borough President.
 
All such approvals being subject to the following conditions:
 
a.      The subject amendment to the City Map shall take effect on the day following the day on which certified counterparts of Map No. 5015, dated December 12, 2013, are filed with the appropriate agencies in accordance with Section 198 subsection c of the New York City Charter; and
 
b.      The subject amendment to the City Map shall not be filed with the appropriate agencies in accordance with condition "a" above until the applicant shall have executed a mapping agreement protecting the City's interest, in form and sufficiency approved by the Corporation Counsel, and which agreement shall be accepted by the City Planning Commission (the "Mapping Agreement"); and
 
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 May 29, 2014, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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