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File #: Res 2068-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1116 - ULURP, Major Deegan Blvd, the Harlem River, and the extensions of East 144th St. and East 146th St, Bronx (C090166MMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/30/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090166 MMX, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 1116).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/30/09
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 2068

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Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090166 MMX, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 1116).
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By Council Members Katz and Avella

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 27, 2009 its decision dated May 20, 2009 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of City Planning and the Department of Parks and Recreation, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the City Map involving:

· the establishment of a waterfront Park in an area bounded by Major Deegan Boulevard, the Harlem River, and the extensions of East 144th Street and East 146th Street;

· and any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto,

in accordance with Map No. 13124 dated January 29, 2009 and signed by the Borough President,
(ULURP No. C 090166 MMX), Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx (the "Application");

WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers N 090302 ZRX (L.U. No. 1117), a zoning text amendment to establish a Special Mixed Use District and a Special Harlem River Waterfront District and C 090303 ZMX (L.U. No. 1127), a Zoning Map Amendment of 30 city blocks to allow residential and commercial development, and light industrial uses;

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 June 23, 2009;

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on May 8, 2009 (CEQR No. 08DCP071X).

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

RESOLVED:
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, is one which avoids or minimizes adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and

The adverse environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent possible 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.

Adopted.

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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 June 30, 2009, on file in this office.




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