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File #: Res 1039-2005    Version: * Name: LU 414 - ULURP, Manhattan Ave. btwn W. 119th & W. 120th St., Manhattan (C050286HAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/23/2005
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 050286 HAM, approving the designation of 454, 452, 450, 448, 462, 460, 458 and 456 Manhattan Avenue (Block 1946, Lots 18-21, 44-47); 313, 311, 309, 307, 305 and 303 West 119th Street (Block 1946, Lots 23-28), and 306, 308 and 310 West 120th Street (Block 1946, Lots 39-41), 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 454, 452, 450, 448 and 458 Manhattan Avenue (Block 1946, Lots 18-21 and 46); 313, 311, 307, 305 and 303 West 119th Street (Block 1946, Lots 23-24, 26-28) and 306, 308, 310 West 120th Street (Block 1946, Lots 39-41) to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 414; C 050286 HAM).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Miguel Martinez
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/23/05

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1039

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 050286 HAM, approving the designation of 454, 452, 450, 448, 462, 460, 458 and 456 Manhattan Avenue (Block 1946, Lots 18-21, 44-47); 313, 311, 309, 307, 305 and 303 West 119th Street (Block 1946, Lots 23-28), and 306, 308 and 310 West 120th Street (Block 1946, Lots 39-41), 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 454, 452, 450, 448 and 458 Manhattan Avenue (Block 1946, Lots 18-21 and 46); 313, 311, 307, 305 and 303 West 119th Street (Block 1946, Lots 23-24, 26-28) and 306, 308, 310 West 120th Street (Block 1946, Lots 39-41) to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 414; C 050286 HAM).

 

By Council Members Katz and Martinez

 

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 31, 2005 its decision dated May 25, 2005 (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 454, 452, 450, 448, 462, 460, 458 and 456 Manhattan Avenue (Block 1946, Lots 18-21, 44-47); 313, 311, 309, 307, 305 and 303 West 119th Street (Block 1946, Lots 23-28), and 306, 308 and 310 West 120th Street (Block 1946, Lots 39-41), 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 454, 452, 450, 448 and 458 Manhattan Avenue (Block 1946, Lots 18-21 and 46); 313, 311, 307, 305 and 303 West 119th Street (Block 1946, Lots 23-24, 26-28) and 306, 308, 310 West 120th Street (Block 1946, Lots 39-41) to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to facilitate development of three buildings, tentatively known as Cornerstone III Site 11, with approximately 186 units of housing, to be developed under HPD’s Cornerstone Program (the "Disposition"), Community District 10, Borough of Manhattan  (ULURP No. C 050286 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;

 

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 May 23, 2005;

 

                       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on June 16, 2005;

 

                       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental review (CEQR No. 05HPD009M) and the fact that a negative declaration was issued on January 7, 2005;

 

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

 

RESOLVED:

 

The Council finds that the actions described herein will have no significant effect on the environment;

 

                       Pursuant to Section 197-d, the Council approves the decision of the City Planning Commission (C 050286 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 the city-owned property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

 

 

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 June 23, 2005, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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