File #: Res 1044-2007    Version: * Name: LU 526 - ULURP, Hunts Point WPCP Phase III, Bronx (C070010MMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 9/10/2007
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 070010 MMX, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 526).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Jessica S. Lappin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9/10/07

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 070010 MMX, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 526).

By Council Members Katz and Lappin

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on July 27, 2007 its decision dated July 25, 2007 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Environmental Protection, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter for a change in the City Map involving, the establishment of Barretto Point Park Addition within an area generally bounded by Viele Avenue, Tiffany Street pier, the U.S. Bulkhead Line and Manida Street; and any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, Community District 2, Borough of the Bronx, in accordance with Map No. 13118 dated December 28, 2006 and signed by the Borough President (ULURP No. C 070010 MMX) (the "Application");

WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 070008 PSX (L.U. No. 524), a site selection for property located on Block 2777, Lots 100, 105 and 600; and C 070009 MMX (L.U. No. 525), an amendment to the City Map involving the establishment of Barretto Point Park;

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 September 5, 2007;

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 of the FEIS was issued on July 12, 2007 (CEQR No. 05DEP023X);


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.


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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 September 10, 2007, on file in this office.

City Clerk, Clerk of The Council