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File #: Res 0704-2015    Version: * Name: LU 218 - Planning, 222 East 13th St, Manhattan (20155529 HAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/14/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving an Urban Development Action Area Project located at located at 222 East 13th Street (Block 468, Lot 20), Borough of Manhattan, and waiving the Urban Development Action Area designation requirement and the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure, pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 218; 20155529 HAM).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. May 14, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-14-15, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 14, 2015
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 704
 
 
Resolution approving an Urban Development Action Area Project located at located at 222 East 13th Street (Block 468, Lot 20), Borough of Manhattan, and waiving the Urban Development Action Area designation requirement and the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure, pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 218; 20155529 HAM).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens
 
WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") submitted to the Council on April 13, 2015 its request dated April 6, 2015 that the Council take the following actions regarding an Urban Development Action Area Project (the "Project") located at 222 East 13th Street (Block 468, Lot 20), Community District 3, Borough of Manhattan (the "Disposition Area"):
 
        1.      Find that the present status of the Disposition Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the municipality and that the proposed Urban Development Action Area Project is consistent with the policy and purposes of Section 691 of the General Municipal Law;
 
        2.      Waive the area designation requirement of Section 693 of the General Municipal Law pursuant to said Section;
 
        3.      Waive the requirements of Sections 197-c and 197-d of the New York City Charter pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law; and
 
        4.      Approve the Project as an Urban Development Action Area Project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law.
 
           WHEREAS, the Project is to be developed on land that is now an eligible area as defined in Section 692 of the General Municipal Law, consists solely of the rehabilitation or conservation of existing private or multiple dwellings or the construction of one to four unit dwellings, and does not require any change in land use permitted under the New York City Zoning Resolution;
 
WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Project on May 5, 2015;
 
 
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Project;
 
RESOLVED:
 
The Council finds that the present status of the Disposition 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 waives the area designation requirement of the Disposition Area as an urban development action area under Section 693 of the General Municipal Law pursuant to said Section.
 
The Council waives the requirements of Sections 197-c and 197-d of the New York City Charter pursuant to Section 694 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.
 
The Project shall be developed upon the terms and conditions in the Project Summary HPD submitted to the Council on April 13, 2015, a copy of which is attached hereto and made part hereof.
 
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 May 14, 2015, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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              City Clerk, Clerk of The Council