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File #: Res 0641-2004    Version: * Name: LU 272 - ULURP, IKEA Red Hook, Brooklyn (C030412MMK)
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 ULURP No. C 030412 MMK, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 272).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
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. 641

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Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 030412 MMK, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 272).
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By Council Members Katz and Avella

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 10, 2004 its decision dated September 8, 2004 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Ikea Properties, Inc., pursuant to Sections 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter and Section 5-430 et seq. of the New York City Administrative Code, for a change in the City Map involving, the elimination, discontinuance and closing of Otsego Street between Beard Street and the United States Bulkhead Line; the elimination, discontinuance and closing of Halleck Street between segments of Columbia Street; the widening of Beard Street between Otsego Street and Richards Street; the establishment of Ikea Plaza/Beard Street between Otsego Street and Richards Street; adjustment of grades necessitated thereby; and acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, Community District 6, Borough of Brooklyn, in accordance with Map Nos. Y-2661 and X-2662 dated April 14, 2004 and signed by the Borough President (ULURP No. C 030412 MMK) (the "Application");

WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 030413 ZMK (L.U. No. 273), an amendment to the Zoning Map; C 030414 ZSK (L.U. No. 274), a special permit to allow a large retail establishment in an M1-1 District; C 030415 ZSK (L.U. No. 275), a special permit to modify the waterfront bulk regulations; and N 030416 ZAK (L.U. No. 276), an authorization to modify the waterfront public access and visual corridor regulations;

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 5, 2004;

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 27, 2004 (CEQR No. 03DCP041K);

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RESOLVED:

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;

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

The adverse environmental impacts revealed in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating as conditions to the approval those mitigative measures that were identified as practicable;

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 the decision, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 199 of the New York City Charter, the Council approves the Decision.


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 13, 2004, on file in this office.





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