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File #: Res 0483-2018    Version: * Name: LU 137 - Zoning, Special Inwood District Rezoning, Manhattan (N 180206 PPM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 8/8/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. C 180206 PPM (L.U. No. 137), for the disposition of three city-owned properties (Block 2185, Lot 36; Block 2197, Lot 47; and Block 2197, Lot 75), pursuant to zoning, Community District 12, Borough of Manhattan.
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - July 10, 2018, 2. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 7-10-18, 3. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 7-10-18, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-18, 5. Land Use Calendar - August 2, 2018, 6. Committee Report, 7. Resolution, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-8-18, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 8, 2018, 10. August 8, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 483

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. C 180206 PPM (L.U. No. 137), for the disposition of three city-owned properties (Block 2185, Lot 36; Block 2197, Lot 47; and Block 2197, Lot 75), pursuant to zoning, Community District 12, Borough of Manhattan.

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on June 25, 2018 its decision dated June 25, 2018 (the "Decision"), pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter, regarding an application submitted by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, for the disposition of three city-owned properties (Block 2185, Lot 36; Block 2197, Lot 47; and Block 2197, Lot 75), pursuant to zoning, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate a series of land use actions, including a comprehensive rezoning plan, to advance the goals of the Mayor’s Housing New York: A Five-Borough, Ten-year Plan and to begin implementation of the Inwood NYC Action Plan, a comprehensive planning effort aimed at supporting growth and vitality by fostering a vibrant mix of uses, public access to the waterfront and the preservation of areas with an existing strong built context in the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan, Community District 12,  (Application No. C 180206 PPM), Community District 12, Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 180204(A) ZMM (L.U. No. 135), a zoning map amendments; N 180205(A) ZRM (L.U. No. 136), a zoning text amendments, as modified; C 180207 PQM (L.U. No. 138), an acquisition of a condominium unit in a future development and of property for public access easements and to rationalize lot boundaries;  C 180208 HAM (L.U. No. 139), an urban development action area project (UDAAP) designation and project approval and the disposition of City-owned property;  and C 180073 MMM (L.U. No. 140), a city map amendment to eliminate portions of streets in the Sherman Creek subarea;

 

                          WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(3) of the City Charter;

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on July 10, 2018;

 

                           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 positive declaration (CEQR No. 17DME007M) issued on August 11, 2017 and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on June 14, 2018 which included an (E) designation to avoid the potential significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials, air quality and noise (E-459) and the Technical Memoranda dated June 22, 2018 and August 3, 2018, (the “Technical Memoranda”).

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     Having considered the FEIS and the Technical Memoranda, with respect to the  Decision and Application, the Council finds that:

                      

(1)                     The FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617;

 

(2)                     Consistent with social, economic and other essential considerations from among the reasonable alternatives available, the action is one which avoids or minimizes adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and

 

(3)                     The adverse environmental impacts identified in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating, as conditions to the approval, those project components related to the environmental and mitigation measures that were identified as practicable.

 

(4)                                          The Decision, together with the FEIS and the Technical Memoranda,  constitute  the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards that form the basis of this determination, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).

 

                     Pursuant to Section 197-d  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 180206 PPM, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

 

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 August 8, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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