File #: Res 1908-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1013 - ULURP, Gateway Estates II, Brooklyn (C080089MMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 4/2/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 080089 MMK, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 1013).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Daniel R. Garodnick
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4/2/09

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 080089 MMK, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 1013).

By Council Members Katz and Garodnick

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on February 17, 2009 its decision dated February 17, 2009 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development, 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 involving:

¿ the establishment of streets;
¿ the elimination, discontinuance and closing of streets;
¿ the establishment of Parklands;
¿ the elimination of Parklands;
¿ the extinguishment and modification of easements;
¿ the modifications of grades necessitated thereby; and
¿ the acquisition and disposition of real property related thereto, all within an area generally bounded by Gateway Drive, Flatlands Avenue, Fountain Avenue, and Shore Parkway,

in accordance with Map Nos. Y-2705 and X-2706, dated September 4, 2008, and signed by the Borough President, (ULURP No. C 080089 MMK), Community District 5, Borough of Brooklyn (the "Application");

WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 090078 HUK (L.U. No. 1009), the third amendment to the Fresh Creek Urban Renewal Plan for the Fresh Creek Urban Renewal Area; C 090079 ZMK (L.U. No. 1010), an amendment to the Zoning Map changing from R6 to R7A, C2-4 and C4-2; C 090081 ZSK (L.U. No. 1011), a special permit for General Large Scale Development to modify certain sign regulations pursuant to Section 74-744 of the New York City Zoning Resolution; C 090082 HAK (L.U. No. 1012), designation of an Urban Development Action Area and Project and disposition of City-owned property;

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 March 4, 2009;
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental review (CEQR No. 07HPD021K) and the fact that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (“FEIS”) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on February 4, 2009;

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


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;

(2) Consistent with social, economic and other essential considerations, from among the reasonable alternatives thereto, the action to be approved is one which minimizes or avoids adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and

(3 The adverse environmental impacts disclosed 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 April 2, 2009, on file in this office.

City Clerk, Clerk of The Council