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File #: Res 0506-2018    Version: * Name: LU 138 - Zoning, Special Inwood District Rezoning, Manhattan (N 180207 PQM )
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 8/8/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180207 PQM (L.U. No. 138), for acquisition of property in the amount of approximately 18,000 square feet of space located at 4780 Broadway (Block 2233, Lot 13 and p/o Lot 20) for use as a library; to acquire property along the Harlem River (Block 2197, Lot 47) to enlarge an existing City-owned property (Block 2197, Lot 75) to establish street and waterfront frontage; and by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the Department of Parks and Recreation, for the acquisition of property located along the Harlem River (Block 2183, p/o Lot 1; Block 2184, p/o Lot 1) for use as a public open space and waterfront access, 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. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 7. Committee Report, 8. Resolution, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-8-18, 10. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 8, 2018, 11. August 8, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
8/8/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/2/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 506

 

Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180207 PQM (L.U. No. 138), for acquisition of property in the amount of approximately 18,000 square feet of space located at 4780 Broadway (Block 2233, Lot 13 and p/o Lot 20) for use as a library; to acquire property along the Harlem River (Block 2197, Lot 47) to enlarge an existing City-owned property (Block 2197, Lot 75) to establish street and waterfront frontage; and by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the Department of Parks and  Recreation, for the acquisition of property located along the Harlem River (Block 2183, p/o Lot 1; Block 2184, p/o Lot 1) for use as a public open space and waterfront access, 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") on the application submitted pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter by the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services, for the acquisition of property in the amount of approximately 18,000 square feet of space located at 4780 Broadway (Block 2197, Lot 13 and p/o Lot 20) for use as a library; to acquire irregularly shaped property along the Harlem River (Block 2197, Lot 47) to merge with an irregularly shaped City-owned lot to facilitate two regularly shaped lots with street frontage; and, by DCAS and the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), to acquire property along the Harlem River (Block 2183, p/o Lot 1; Block 2184, p/o Lot 1) for use as  publicly accessible waterfront access, 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, (the “Site”), (ULURP No. C 180207 PQM), 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 amendment; N 180205(A) ZRM (L.U. No. 136), a zoning text amendment, as modified; C 180206 PPM (L.U. No. 137), a disposition of City-owned property; 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 and environmental 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;

 

(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; and

 

(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 180207 PQM, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission with the modification that the acquisition of property located at 4780 Broadway (Block 2233, Lot 13 and part of Lot 20) for use as a library shall be in the amount of approximately 20,000 square feet.

 

 

 

Adopted.

 

                           Office of the City Clerk, }

                           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 August 8, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

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