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File #: Res 0515-2014    Version: * Name: LU 152 - Planning, 695 Grand Street, Brooklyn (C 140411 HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/8/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") and the decision of the City Planning Commission, ULURP No. C 140411 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 695 Grand Street (Block 2782, Lot 36), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of the property located at 695 Grand Street (Block 2782, Lot 36), Borough of Brooklyn, to a developer selected by HPD (L.U. No. 152; C 140411 HAK).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-8-14, 3. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 8, 2014
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 515
 
 
Resolution approving the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") and the decision of the City Planning Commission, ULURP No. C 140411 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 695 Grand Street (Block 2782, Lot 36), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of the property located at 695 Grand Street (Block 2782, Lot 36), Borough of Brooklyn, to a developer selected by HPD (L.U. No. 152; C 140411 HAK).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on November 21, 2014 its decision dated November 19, 2014 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter and Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State regarding:
 
a)      the designation of  property located at 695 Grand Street (Block 2782, Lot 36), as an Urban Development Action Area (the "Area");
 
b)      an Urban Development Action Area Project for such area (the "Project"); and
 
pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter for disposition of the property located at 695 Grand Street (Block 2782, Lot 36) to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development to facilitate the development of an 8-story mixed-use building with 51 rental units, including 41 units of affordable housing, and ground floor commercial space (the "Disposition"), Community District 1, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 140411 HAK) (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, the Application and Decision are subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State;
 
WHEREAS, by letter dated December 1, 2014 and submitted December 2, 2014, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) submitted its requests respecting the Application;
 
 
 
 
       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on December 2, 2014;
 
       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Application;
 
      WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the negative declaration (CEQR No. 14HPD044K) issued on May 28, 2014 (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 Section 197-d of the New York City Charter, based on the environmental determination and the consideration described in the report (C 140411 HAK) and incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.
 
       The Council finds that the present status of the Project Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the City of New York and that a designation of the Project as an urban development action area project is consistent with the policy and purposes stated in Section 691 of the General Municipal Law.
 
       The Council approves the designation of the Project Area as an urban development action area pursuant to Section 693 of the General Municipal Law.
 
       The Council approves the Project as an urban development action area project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law and subject to the terms and conditions of the Project Summary.
 
       The Project shall be developed in a manner consistent with the Project Summary submitted to the Council by HPD on December 2, 2014, a copy of which is attached hereto.
 
      The Council approves the disposition of the property located at 695 Grand Street (Block 2782, Lot 36) to a developer selected by HPD.
 
 
 
 
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 8, 2014, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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