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File #: Res 0645-2004    Version: * Name: LU 276 - ULURP, IKEA Red Hook, Brooklyn (N030416ZAK)
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 for the grant of an authorization pursuant to Section 62-722 of the Zoning Resolution to modify the requirements of Sections 62-40 (Requirements for Waterfront Public Access and Visual Corridors) and 62-60 (Design Standards for the Waterfront Area) to facilitate the development of a 3-story commercial building development (Non-ULURP No. N 030416 ZAK; L.U. No. 276).
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. 645

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Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission for the grant of an authorization pursuant to Section 62-722 of the Zoning Resolution to modify the requirements of Sections 62-40 (Requirements for Waterfront Public Access and Visual Corridors) and 62-60 (Design Standards for the Waterfront Area) to facilitate the development of a 3-story commercial building development (Non-ULURP No. N 030416 ZAK; L.U. No. 276).
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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 "Authorization"), on the application submitted by IKEA Property, Inc., pursuant to Section 62-722 of the New York City Zoning Resolution for the grant of an authorization to modify the requirements of Sections 62-40 (Requirements for Waterfront Public Access and Visual Corridors) and 62-60 (Design Standards for the Waterfront Area), to facilitate the development of a 3-story commercial building development on a zoning lot located at 1 Beard Street, a.k.a. 21 Erie Basin (Block 612/Lot 130), in M1-1 and M3-1 Districts, Community District 6, Borough of Brooklyn (Non-ULURP No. N 030416 ZAK) (the "Application");

WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 030412 MMK (L.U. No. 272), an amendment to the City Map; 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; and C 030415 ZSK (L.U. No. 275), a special permit to modify the waterfront bulk regulations;

WHEREAS, the Authorization is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 62-722 of the Zoning Resolution;

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

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 Section 62-722 of the New York City Zoning Resolution and on the basis of the Authorization and Application, the Council approves the Authorization.

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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