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File #: Res 2223-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1207 - ULURP, 640 Broadway, Brooklyn (C090379HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/14/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 090379 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 640 Broadway (Block 2270, Lot 10), Site 6 within the Broadway Triangle Urban Renewal Area), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 1207; C 090379 HAK).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Daniel R. Garodnick
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10/14/09

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2223

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on an application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, ULURP No. C 090379 HAK, approving the designation of property located at 640 Broadway (Block 2270, Lot 10), Site 6 within the Broadway Triangle Urban Renewal Area), Borough of Brooklyn, as an Urban Development Action Area, approving the project for the area as an Urban Development Action Area Project, and approving the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (L.U. No. 1207; C 090379 HAK).

 

By Council Members Katz and Garodnick

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 1, 2009 its decision dated August 19, 2009 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter and Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State regarding:

 

a)                     the designation of property located at 640 Broadway (Block 2270, Lot 10), Site 6 within the Broadway Triangle Urban Renewal Area), as an Urban Development Action Area (the "Area");

 

b)                     an Urban Development Action Area Project for such area (the "Project"); and

 

pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter for the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development  to facilitate development of a five-story mixed-use building, tentatively known as 640 Broadway, with approximately 9 residential units and commercial space, to be developed under the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Participation Loan Program, (the "Disposition"), Community District 1, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 090379 HAK) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;

 

WHEREAS, the Application and Decision are subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Article 16 of the General Municipal Law of New York State;

 

                       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on September 22, 2009;

 

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

                       WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental review (CEQR No. 09HPD020K) and the Negative Declaration which was issued on March 18, 2009;

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     The Council finds that the action described herein shall have no significant effect on the environment.

 

                       Pursuant to Section 197-d, the Council approves the decision of the City Planning Commission (C 090379 HAK).

 

                       The Council finds that the present status of the Project Area tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the City of New York and that a designation of the Project as an urban development action area project is consistent with the policy and purposes stated in Section 691 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                       The Council approves the designation of the Project Area as an urban development action area pursuant to Section 693 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                       The Council approves the Project as an urban development action area project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law.

 

                       The Council approves the disposition of such property to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

 

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 October 14, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

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