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File #: Res 1689-2021    Version: * Name: LU 785 - Zoning, 30-02 Newtown Avenue, Queens (C 200282 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/17/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200282 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 785).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. April 29, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - May 4 and May 6, 2021, 3. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee Meeting - May 19. 2021, 4. Land Use Calendar - May 25, 2021, 5. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 6. June 17, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report, 8. Res. No. 1689, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-17-21, 10. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 17, 2021
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6/17/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1689

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200282 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 785).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

                     

                     WHEREAS, MEDREP Associates, LLC, filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No.9a, changing from an existing C4-4A District to a C4-4D District, which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the construction of an 11-story mixed-use building containing 104 residential units, ground floor commercial space, and community facility space in the cellar at 30-02 Newtown Avenue in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, Community District 1 (ULURP No. C 200282 ZMQ), (the “Application”);

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 26, 2021, its decision dated April 21, 2021 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 200283 ZRQ (L.U. No. 786), 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 May 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 December 14th, 2020 (CEQR No. 20DCP090Q ), which includes an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials, air quality, and noise (E-593) (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-593) 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 200282 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 No. 9a, by changing from an existing C4-4A District to a C4-4D District property bounded by 30th Street, Newtown Avenue, 31st Street, a line 210 feet northeasterly of 30th Avenue, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 31st Street, and a line 285 feet northeasterly of 30th Avenue, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated December 14, 2020, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-593.

 

Adopted.

 

                     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 June 17, 2021, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council