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File #: Res 0586-2018    Version: * Name: LU 211 - Zoning, 27-01 Jackson Avenue, Queens (C 180385 PPQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. C 180385 PPQ (L.U. No. 211) for the disposition of City-owned property located on the north side of Jackson Avenue between 43rd Avenue and 42nd Road (Block 432, Lots 18 and 29), pursuant to zoning, Community District 2, Borough of Queens.
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. September 12, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Land Use Calendar - Week of September 17, 2018 - September 21, 2018, 3. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 9-17-18, 4. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 9-17-18, 5. Land Use Calendar - Week of October 1, 2018 - October 5, 2018, 6. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-03-18, 7. Land Use Calendar - Week of October 22, 2018 - October 26, 2018, 8. Land Use Calendar - October 24, 2018, 9. October 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Committee Report, 11. Resolution, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-31-18, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 31, 2018

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 586

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. C 180385 PPQ (L.U. No. 211) for the disposition of City-owned property located on the north side of Jackson Avenue between 43rd Avenue and 42nd Road (Block 432, Lots 18 and 29), pursuant to zoning, Community District 2, Borough of Queens.

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 11, 2018 its decision dated August 22, 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 (DCAS) and Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) for the disposition of  city-owned property located on the north side of Jackson Avenue between 43rd Avenue and 42nd Road (Block 432, Lots 18 and 29), pursuant to zoning would allow for the transfer of development rights from City-owned lots associated with the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge approach ramps to an adjacent privately-owned development site, to facilitate the construction of a 27-story, mixed residential and commercial building and public parking garage with 30 percent of the residential units reserved for permanently affordable housing at 27-01 Jackson Avenue in the Court Square neighborhood of Long Island City in Queens, Community District 2, (Application No. C 180385 PPQ), Community District 2, Borough of Queens (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 180382 ZSQ (L.U. No. 212), a special permit for modifications to bulk requirements in the Queens Plaza Subdistrict of the Special Long Island City Mixed Use District (ZR 117-533) and C 180383 ZSQ (L.U. No. 213), a special permit for a public parking garage in the Long Island City area (ZR 16-352 and 74-52);

 

                          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 September 17, 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 negative declaration issued May 3, 2018 (CEQR No. 18HPD041Q) (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 Sections 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 180385 PPQ, 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 October 31, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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