File #: Res 0633-2015    Version: * Name: LU 185 - Planning, Lewis Ave and 101st St, Queens (C 150125 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 3/11/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 150125 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 185).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. March 11, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-11-15, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 11, 2015
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 150125 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 185).
By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on February 20, 2015 its decision dated February 18, 2015 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 10b, by changing from an R6B District to an R6 District to facilitate the development of a mixed-use, affordable senior housing project in the Corona neighborhood of Queens, in Community District 4 (ULURP No. C 150125 ZMQ), Borough of Queens (the "Application");
      WHEREAS, the application is related to Application C 150126 HAQ (L.U. No. 184), an urban development action area designation and project and disposition of such property to a developer selected by HPD;
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 March 9, 2015;
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. 15HPD012Q) issued on October 14, 2014 (the "Negative Declaration");
      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 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 the report, C 150125 ZMQ, 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 10b, changing from an R6B District to an R6 District property bounded by Lewis Avenue, a line midway between 101st Street and 102nd Street, a line 270 feet northwesterly of Martense Avenue, and 101st Street, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated October 20, 2014, Community District 4, Borough of Queens.
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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 March 11, 2015, on file in this office.
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