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File #: Res 1313-2005    Version: * Name: LU 615 - UDAAP, Amsterdam Avenue Cluster, Manhattan (20065089HAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/21/2005
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving an Urban Development Action Area Project located at 1409-I Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 104), 499 West 129th Street aka 1403 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 1), 1405 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 2), 1407 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 3), 1409 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 4), 1439 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 35), 1475 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1970/Lot 62), and 113 Morningside Avenue aka 358 West 124th Street (Block 1950/Lot 61), Manhattan, and waiving the urban development action area designation requirement and the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure, pursuant to Sections 693 and 694 of the General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 615; 20065089 HAM).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Miguel Martinez
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/21/05

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1313

 

 

Resolution approving an Urban Development Action Area Project located at 1409-I  Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 104), 499 West 129th Street aka 1403 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 1), 1405 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 2), 1407 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 3), 1409 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 4), 1439 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 35), 1475 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1970/Lot 62), and 113 Morningside Avenue aka 358 West 124th Street  (Block 1950/Lot 61), Manhattan, and waiving the urban development action area designation requirement and the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure, pursuant to Sections 693 and 694 of the General Municipal Law (L.U. No. 615; 20065089 HAM).

 

By Council Members Katz and Martinez

 

 

WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") submitted to the Council on October 14, 2005 its request dated September 26, 2005 that the Council take the following actions regarding an Urban Development Action Area Project (the "Project") located at 1409-I Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 104), 499 West 129th Street aka 1403 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 1), 1405 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 2), 1407 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 3), 1409 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 4), 1439 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1969/Lot 35), 1475 Amsterdam Avenue (Block 1970/Lot 62), and 113 Morningside Avenue aka 358 West 124th Street  (Block 1950/Lot 61), Community District 9, Borough of Manhattan (the "Disposition Area"):

 

                        1.                     Find that the present status of the Disposition Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the municipality and that the proposed Urban Development Action Area Project is consistent with the policy and purposes of Section 691 of the General Municipal Law;

 

                        2.                     Waive the area designation requirement of Section 693 of the General Municipal Law pursuant to said Section;

 

 

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Res. No. 1313 (L.U. No. 615)

 

 

 

3.                     Waive the requirements of Sections 197-c and 197-d of the New York City Charter pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law; and

 

4.                      Approve the Project as an Urban Development Action Area Project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                     WHEREAS, the Project is related to 20035077 HAM (L.U. 299, Resolution No. 676 of 2002);

 

                           WHEREAS, the Project is to be developed on land that is now an eligible area as defined in Section 692 of the General Municipal Law, consists solely of the rehabilitation or conservation of existing private or multiple dwellings or the construction of one to four unit dwellings, and does not require any change in land use permitted under the New York City Zoning Resolution;

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Project on December 15, 2005;

 

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

 

RESOLVED:

 

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 waives the area designation requirement of the Disposition Area as an urban development action area under Section 693 of the General Municipal Law pursuant to said Section.

 

The Council waives the requirements of Sections 197-c and 197-d of the New York City Charter pursuant to Section 694 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.

 

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The Project shall be disposed of and developed upon the terms and conditions in the Project Summary that HPD has submitted to the Council, a copy of which is attached hereto.

 

 

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 December 21, 2005, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                                             City Clerk, Clerk of The Council