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File #: Res 0951-2019    Version: * Name: LU 415 - Landmarks, JFK North Site, Queens (C 180517 MMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180517 MMQ, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 415).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Adrienne E. Adams
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019, 2. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019, 3. Land Use Calendar - Week of June 3, 2019 - June 7, 2019, 4. Hearing Testimony - Landmarks 5-14-19, 5. Hearing Transcript - Landmarks 5-14-19, 6. Hearing Transcript - Landmarks 6-6-19, 7. Hearing Transcript - Land Use 6-11-19, 8. Committee Report, 9. Resolution, 10. June 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-13-19, 12. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 13, 2019, 14. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of June 13, 2019 Held on June 18, 2019, 15. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of June 13, 2019 Held on June 19, 2019

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 951

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180517 MMQ, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 415).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Adams

 

                     WHEREAS, Jughandle Realty, LLC, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter for an amendment to the City Map involving:

 

                     the elimination, narrowing and realignment of the Nassau Expressway and the establishment of a portion of the south street line of Rockaway Boulevard within the area bounded by 159th Street, Nassau Expressway and Rockaway Boulevard;

 

                     the adjustment of grades and block dimensions necessitated thereby;

 

including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in accordance with Map No. 5028 dated November 26, 2018 and signed by the Borough President, (ULURP No. C 180517 MMQ), Community District 13, Borough of Queens (the “Application”);

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 10, 2018, its decision dated May 8, 2019 (the "Decision"), on the Application;

 

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

 

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on May 14, 2019;

                          

                           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 November 30th, 2018 (CEQR No. 17DME006Q) (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 199 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in this report, C 180517 MMQ, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision for an amendment to the City Map involving:

 

                     the elimination, narrowing and realignment of the Nassau Expressway and the establishment of a portion of the south street line of Rockaway Boulevard within the area bounded by 159th Street, Nassau Expressway and Rockaway Boulevard;

 

                     the adjustment of grades and block dimensions necessitated thereby;

 

including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in Community District 13, Borough of Queens, in accordance with Map No. 5028 dated November 26, 2018 and signed by the Borough President is approved.

 

All such approvals being subject to the following conditions:

 

a.                     The subject amendment to the City Map shall take effect on the day following the day on which certified counterparts of Map No. 5028 dated November 26, 2018 are filed with the appropriate agencies in accordance with Section 198 subsection c of the New York City Charter.

 

b.                     The subject amendment to the City Map shall not be filed with the appropriate agencies in accordance with condition “a” above until the applicant shall have executed a mapping agreement protecting the city's interest, approved as to form and sufficiency by the Corporation Counsel and accepted by the City Planning Commission (the “Mapping Agreement”). If such agreement is not accepted by the City Planning Commission within two years of the date of this resolution, the approved amendment to the City Map may be returned to the City Planning Commission for rescission.

 

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 June 13, 2019, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council