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File #: Res 0990-2019    Version: * Name: LU 424 - Zoning, Brook 156, Bronx (C 190207 ZMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/26/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190207 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 424).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
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 - Zoning 5-14-19, 5. Land Use Calendar & Agenda - June 11, 2019, 6. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 5-14-19, 7. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 6-6-19, 8. Hearing Transcript - Land Use 6-11-19, 9. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 10. June 26, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Committee Report, 12. Resolution, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-26-19, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 26, 2019
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6/26/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/2019*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. 990

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190207 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 424).

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Jr. and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and Phipps Houses, filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 6a and 6c, changing from an R7-2 District to a C6-2 District property bounded by Brook Avenue, a southwesterly street line of Brook Avenue and its northwesterly and southeasterly prolongations, the westerly street line of the former Hegney Place, and East 156th Street, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate the development of a new nine-story residential building comprising approximately 54 affordable dwelling units plus one unit for a superintendent,  comprising approximately 45,231 square feet of residential space and 1,115 square feet of community facility space on Block 2360, Lots 1 and 3 in the Melrose neighborhood of Community District 1 in the Bronx, (ULURP No. C 190207 ZMX) (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 10, 2019, its decision dated April 24, 2019 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 190208 PPX (L.U. No. 425), a disposition of non-residential City-owned property; N 190209 ZRX (L.U. No. 426), a zoning text amendment to Appendix F of the Zoning Resolution designating the Project Area as a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) Area; and C 190210 ZSX (L.U. No. 427), a zoning special permit pursuant to ZR 74-681 to allow development over a discontinued railroad right-of-way;

 

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 June 6, 2019;

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use 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 28th, 2018 (CEQR No. 19HPD011X) (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 190207 ZMX, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 6a and 6c, changing from an R7-2 District to a C6-2 District property bounded by Brook Avenue, a southwesterly street line of Brook Avenue and its northwesterly and southeasterly prolongations, the westerly street line of the former Hegney Place, and East 156th Street, Borough of the Bronx, Community District 1, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated December 3, 2018.

 

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 June 26, 2019, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council