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File #: Res 1594-2021    Version: * Name: LU 748 - Zoning, 50-25 Barnett Avenue Rezoning, Queens (C 200243 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 3/25/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200243 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 748).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meeting - March 4, 2021, 2. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 3/4/21, 3. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - March 16 and 22, 2021, 4. March 18, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee and Land Use Meetings - March 23, 2021, 6. March 25, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report, 8. Res. No. 1594, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-25-21

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1594

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200243 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 748).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, Phipps Houses, filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 9b and 9d, changing from an M1-1 District to an R6A District, which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the development of a seven-story mixed-use building with residential and community facility uses located at 50-25 Barnett Avenue in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Queens, Community District 2 (ULURP No. C 200243 ZMQ), (the “Application”);

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on March 3, 2021, its decision dated March 3, 2021 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 200244 ZRQ (Pre. L.U. No. 749), a zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area;

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d of the City Charter;

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on March 4, 2021;

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the negative declaration issued October 5, 2020 (CEQR No. 20DCP038Q), which includes an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to noise and hazardous materials (E-573) (the “Negative Declaration”).

 

RESOLVED:

 

The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the (E) Designation (E-573) and Negative Declaration.

 

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in the report, C 200243 ZMQ, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

 

 

The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 9b and 9d, changing from an M1-1 District to an R6A District property bounded by the southerly boundary line of the Long Island Railroad Right-of-Way (Main Line), the northerly centerline prolongation of 52nd Street, Barnett Avenue, and the northerly prolongation of the westerly street line of 50st Street, Borough of Queens, Community District 2, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated October 5, 2020, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-573.

 

Adopted.

 

                     Office of the City Clerk,}

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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 March 25, 2021, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council