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File #: Res 0631-2004    Version: * Name: LU 224 - ULURP, Upper Park Avenue URA, Manhattan (C040438HAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/13/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 040438 HAM, approving the designation of property located at 113, 115 and 121-127 East 123rd Street (Site 4C) within the Upper Park Avenue Urban Renewal Area (Block 1772/Lots 9, 10, 110, 11, 12 and 112), Manhattan, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 224; C 040438 HAM).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Miguel Martinez
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10/13/04

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 631

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 040438 HAM, approving the designation of property located at 113, 115 and 121-127 East 123rd Street (Site 4C) within the Upper Park Avenue Urban Renewal Area (Block 1772/Lots 9, 10, 110, 11, 12 and 112), Manhattan, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No.  224; C 040438 HAM).

 

By Council Members Katz and Martinez

 

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 16, 2004 its decision dated September 8, 2004 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter and Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State regarding:

 

a)                     the designation of property located at 113, 115 and 121-127 East 123rd Street (Site 4C) within the Upper Park Avenue Urban Renewal Area (Block 1772/Lots 9, 10, 110, 11, 12 and 112), as an Urban Development Action Area (the "Area");

 

b)                     an Urban Development Action Area Project for such area (the "Project"); and

 

pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter for the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to facilitate the development of a six-story building tentatively known as Odyssey House, with approximately 50 units for low-income persons with mental illness, to be developed under the New York State Office of Mental Health (the "Disposition") , Community District 11, Borough of Manhattan (ULURP No. C 040438 HAM) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;

 

 

 

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WHEREAS, the Application and Decision are subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State;

 

                       WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") submitted to the Council its recommendations regarding the Application on September 22, 2004;

 

                       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on October 5, 2004;

 

                       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental review (CEQR No. 03HPD002M) and the fact that a Negative Declaration was issued on November 8, 2002;

 

                       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use, environmental and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Application;

 

RESOLVED:

 

                       Pursuant to Section 197-d, the Council approves the decision of the City Planning Commission (C 040438 HAM).

 

                       The Council finds that the present status of the Disposition Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the City of New York and that a designation of the Project as an urban development action area project is consistent with the policy and purposes stated in Section 691 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                       The Council approves the designation of the Disposition Area as an urban development action area pursuant to Section 693 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                       The Council approves the Project as an urban development action area project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                       The Council approves the disposition of said property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

 

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Adopted.

 

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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 13, 2004, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council