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File #: Res 0886-2015    Version: * Name: LU 287 - Planning, UDAAP - 115 Williams Ave, Brooklyn (C 150380 HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/15/2015
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 150380 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 115 Williams Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of city-owned property located at 115 Williams Avenue (Block 3700, Lot 8) to a developer selected by HPD (L.U. No. 287; C 150380 HAK).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. October 15, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting - October 15, 2015, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 15, 2015, 5. Project Summary

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 886

 

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 150380 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 115 Williams Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of city-owned property located at 115 Williams Avenue (Block 3700, Lot 8) to a developer selected by HPD (L.U. No. 287; C 150380 HAK).

 

By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 11, 2015 its decision dated September 9, 2015 (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 115 Williams Avenue  (Block 3700, Lot 8), as an Urban Development Action Area (the "Area");

 

b)                     an Urban Development Action Area Project for the Area (the "Project"); and

 

pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter for the disposition of city-owned property located at 115 Williams Avenue (Block 3700, Lot 8), to a developer to be selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development to facilitate the enlargement of an existing parking lot for, and storage for an existing poultry distribution facility owned and operated by Watkins Poultry Merchants of New York, Community District 5, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 150380 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 September 14, 2015 and submitted to the Council on September 30, 2015, HPD submitted its requests (the “HPD Requests”) respecting the Application including a project summary (the “Project Summary”);

 

 

                       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on October 8, 2015;

 

                       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 including the negative declaration (CEQR No. 14HPD068K) dated February 10, 2015 (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 and Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of the New York City Charter, based on the environmental determination and the consideration described in the report (C 150380 HAK) and incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission and the HPD Requests.

 

                       The Council finds that the present status of the 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 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 by HPD on September 30, 2015, a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

                     The Council approves the disposition of 115 Williams Avenue (Block 3700, Lot 8), to a developer selected by HPD.

 

 

Adopted.

 

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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 October 15, 2015, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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