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File #: Res 0570-2002    Version: * Name: LU 161 - ULURP, 50 Astor Pl, Manhattan (C020498ZMM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/23/2002
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 020498 ZMM, a Zoning Map change (L.U. No. 161).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Stated Meeting - Hearing Transcript
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
10/23/2002*Melinda R. Katz City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/3/2002*Melinda R. Katz 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. 570 Title Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 020498 ZMM, a Zoning Map change (L.U. No. 161). Body By Council Members Katz and Avella WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 3, 2002 its decision dated September 3, 2002 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the Cooper Union for Advancement of Science and Art, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the Zoning Map (ULURP No. C 020498 ZMM) (the "Application"); WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 020499 (A) ZSM (L.U. No. 162), special permit pursuant to Sections 74-743(a)(1) and 74-743(a)(2) of the Zoning Resolution; C 020500 PPM (L.U. No. 163) and C 020501 PPM (L.U. No. 164), modification of previous dispositions to remove restriction; WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter; WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on October 1, 2002; 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 and the Final Environmental Impact Statement ("FEIS") for which a Notice of Completion was issued on August 23, 2002 (CEQR No. 01DCP061M); RESOLVED: _________ Page 2 of 2 C 020498 ZMM Res. No. 570 (L.U. No. 161) Having considered the FEIS, with respect to the Application, the Council finds that: (1) The FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617; (2) From among the reasonable alternatives thereto, the actions to be approved are ones which minimize or avoid adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and (3) The adverse environmental impacts revealed in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent possible by incorporating as conditions to the approval those mitigative measures that were identified as practicable; (4) The Decision and the FEIS 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. ยง617.9(c)(3). Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, the Council approves the Decision. 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 No. 12c, changing from a C6-1 District to a C6-3 District property bounded by East 9th Street, Third Avenue, East 7th Street, and Fourth Avenue, as shown on the diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated April 1, 2002, Community District 3, Borough of Manhattan. 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 October 23, 2002, on file in this office. ................................................. City Clerk, Clerk of the Council