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File #: Res 0342-2014    Version: * Name: LU 88 - Zoning, West 118th St, St. Nicholas Ave, West 117th St, & a line 100 feet easterly of Frederick Douglass Blvd, Manhattan (140070 ZMM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/26/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140070 ZMM, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 88).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-26-14, 3. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 26, 2014
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 342
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140070 ZMM, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 88).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Weprin
 
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 23, 2014 its decision dated May 21, 2014 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by 117th Street Equities, LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 6a and 6b, to rezone an existing R7A to an R8A district on the block bounded by West 117th Street, West 118th Street, St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in the Central Harlem area of Manhattan in Community District 10, (ULURP No. C 140070 ZMM), Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");
 
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 June 17, 2014;
 
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 including the negative declaration (CEQR No. 14DCP043M) dated December 16, 2013, which is subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-327 for air quality and hazardous materials (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 and subject to CEQR Declaration E-327.
 
      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 140070 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 Nos. 6a and 6b, changing from an R7A District to an R8A District property bounded by West 118th Street, St. Nicholas Avenue, West 117th Street, and a line 100 feet easterly of Frederick Douglass Boulevard,  as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated December 16, 2013, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-327, Community District 10, Borough of Manhattan.
 
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 June 26, 2014, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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