File #: Res 1635-2008    Version: * Name: LU 867 - ULURP, Changes to the City Map, Queens, CD# 21. (C060466MMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 9/24/2008
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 060466 MMQ, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 867).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9/24/08




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 060466 MMQ, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 867).


By Council Members Katz and Avella


                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 2, 2008 its decision dated August 27, 2008 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by GTJ Co. Inc., pursuant to Sections 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter and Section 5-430 et seq. of the New York City Administrative Code, for an amendment to the City Map, as modified, involving:


                                          the elimination, discontinuance and closing of portions of 24th Avenue between                                                                88th Street and 90th Place;


                                          the adjustment of grades necessitated thereby; and


                                          any acquisition or disposition of real properties related thereto,


in accordance with Map No. 4994 dated May 2, 2007, and revised August 27, 2008, and signed by the Borough President, Community District 3, Borough of Queens (ULURP No. C 060466 MMQ) (the "Application");


                                          WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Application Number C 060467 ZMQ (L.U. No. 866), a Zoning Map amendment, changing from an R3-2 and C4-2 district to a C4-1 district;


                           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 16, 2008;


                           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 Revised Conditional Negative Declaration, issued on August 27, 2008 (CEQR No. 06DCP048Q);




                           The Council finds the action described herein will have no significant effect on the environment, subject to the following condition:


The applicant, GTJ Co. Inc., agree via a restrictive declaration to prepare a hazardous materials sampling protocol including a health and safety plan, which would be submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for approval;  The restrictive declaration was executed on August 29, 2007;  On October 3, 2007, the DEP confirmed, via written correspondence, that the applicant filed the DEP-approved Restrictive Declaration with the New York City Department of Finance of the City Register.


                           Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 199 of the New York City Charter, the Council approves the Decision.






                           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 September 24, 2008, on file in this office.







City Clerk, Clerk of The Council