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File #: Res 0757-2007    Version: * Name: LU 323 - UDAAP, Knickerbocker Avenue Cluster, Brooklyn (20075129HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 3/14/2007
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving an Urban Development Action Area Project located at 187 Eldert Street (Block 3411/Lott 55), 202 Wilson Avenue (Block 3256/Lot 26), 248 Cornelia Street (Block 3384/Lot 12), 302 Harman Street (Block 3289/Lot 14), 309 Schaffer Street (Block 3425/Lot 62), 565 Wilson Avenue (Block 3412/Lot 2), 572 Wilson Avenue, aka 209 Covert Street (Block 3417/Lot 32), 588 Wilson Avenue (Block 3423/Lot 43), 708 Knickerbocker Avenue (Block 3384/Lot 35),784 Knickerbocker Avenue, aka 1254-64 Halsey Street (Block 3412/Lot 33), 818 Knickerbocker Avenue (Block 3418/Lot 33), and 1241 Halsey Street (Block 3406/Lot 52), Brooklyn, 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. 323; 20075129 HAK).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Daniel R. Garodnick
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3/14/07

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 757

 

Resolution approving an Urban Development Action Area Project located at 187 Eldert Street (Block 3411/Lott 55), 202 Wilson Avenue (Block 3256/Lot 26), 248 Cornelia Street (Block 3384/Lot 12), 302 Harman Street (Block 3289/Lot 14), 309 Schaffer Street (Block 3425/Lot 62), 565 Wilson Avenue (Block 3412/Lot 2), 572 Wilson Avenue, aka 209 Covert Street (Block 3417/Lot 32), 588 Wilson Avenue (Block 3423/Lot 43), 708 Knickerbocker Avenue (Block 3384/Lot 35),784 Knickerbocker Avenue, aka 1254-64 Halsey Street (Block 3412/Lot 33), 818 Knickerbocker Avenue (Block 3418/Lot 33), and 1241 Halsey Street (Block 3406/Lot 52), Brooklyn, 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. 323; 20075129 HAK).

 

By Council Members Katz and Garodnick

 

WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") submitted to the Council on November 1, 2006 its request dated October 10, 2006 that the Council take the following actions regarding an Urban Development Action Area Project (the "Project") located at 187 Eldert Street (Block 3411/Lot 55), 202 Wilson Avenue (Block 3256/Lot 26), 248 Cornelia Street (Block 3384/Lot 12), 302 Harman Street (Block 3289/Lot 14), 309 Schaeffer Street (Block 3425/Lot 62), 565 Wilson Avenue (Block 3412/Lot 2), 572 Wilson Avenue, aka 209 Covert Street (Block 3417/Lot 32), 588 Wilson Avenue (Block 3423/Lot 43), 708 Knickerbocker Avenue (Block 3384/Lot 35),784 Knickerbocker Avenue, aka 1254-64 Halsey Street (Block 3412/Lot 30), 818 Knickerbocker Avenue (Block 3418/Lot 33), and 1241 Halsey Street (Block 3406/Lot 52), Community District 4, Borough of Brooklyn (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;

 

                        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 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 March 7, 2007;

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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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 March 14, 2007, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                                             City Clerk, Clerk of The Council