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File #: Res 2129-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1170 - ULURP, Special College Point Rezoning, Queens (C090319ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 7/29/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090319 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 1170).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7/29/09

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2129

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090319 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 1170).

 

By Council Members Katz and Avella

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on June 15, 2009 its decision dated June 3, 2009 (the "Decision"), on an application submitted by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the Zoning Map (ULURP No. C 090319 ZMQ) (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Application Number N 090318 ZRQ (Preconsidered L.U. No. 1169), an amendment to the Zoning Resolution, creating the Special College Point District in Article XII, Chapter 6, and amending related sections of the Zoning Resolution;

 

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 July 27, 2009;

 

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

 

                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Corrected Negative Declaration, issued on June 10, 2009 (CEQR No. 09DME007Q);

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment.

 

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, the Council approves the Decision.

 

                     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. 7b and 10a:

 

1.                      changing from an M3-1 District to an M1-1 District property bounded by a line perpendicular to the southwesterly street line of Ulmer Street distant 500 feet southeasterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southerly street line of 28th Avenue and the southwesterly street line of Ulmer Street, the centerline of former 131st Street, 31st Avenue, and a line perpendicular to the northerly street line of 31st Avenue distant 650 feet westerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of Whitestone Expressway and the northerly street line of 31st Avenue;

 

2.                      changing from an M1-1 District to an M2-1 District property bounded by:

 

a.                      20th Avenue, a line 700 feet northwesterly of Whitestone Expressway, a line 600 feet northeasterly of Linden Place, a line 400 feet northwesterly of Whitestone Expressway, 28th Avenue and its easterly centerline prolongation, 127th Street and its southerly centerline prolongation, the centerline of former 25th Road, the centerline of former 128th Street, 25th Avenue, and 130th Street; 

 

                     b.                      28th Avenue, a line 160 feet northeasterly of College Point Boulevard, 30th Avenue and its easterly and westerly centerline prolongations, the centerline of former 119th Street, a line 100 feet southerly of 29th Avenue, and 120th Street; and

 

                     c.                      31st Avenue, the northwesterly service road of the Whitestone Expressway, and the                      centerline of former 131st Street;

 

3.                      changing from an M3-1 District to an M2-1 District property bounded by 28th Avenue, Ulmer Street, a line perpendicular to the southwesterly street line of Ulmer Street distant 500 feet southeasterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southerly street line of 28th Avenue and the southwesterly street line of Ulmer Street, a line perpendicular to the northerly street line of 31st Avenue distant 650 feet westerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of Whitestone Expressway and the northerly street line of 31st Avenue, 31st Avenue, the centerline of former 131st Street, the northwesterly service road of the Whitestone Expressway, College Point Boulevard, the northwesterly service road of the Whitestone Expressway, a U.S. Pierhead and Bulkhead Line, a U.S. Pierhead Line, 29th Avenue and its westerly centerline prolongation, 119th Street, the centerline of former 119th Street and its northwesterly prolongation, 30th Avenue and its westerly and easterly centerline prolongations, and a line 160 feet northeasterly of College Point Boulevard; and

 

4.                     establishing a Special College Point District bounded by 15th Avenue and its easterly centerline prolongation, the easterly street line of 132nd Street, the southerly boundary line of Frank Golden Memorial Park, the westerly street line of former 138th Street, the westerly street line of 138th Street, 15th Avenue and its westerly centerline prolongation, the northwesterly service road of Whitestone Expressway, College Point Boulevard, the northwesterly service road of Whitestone Expressway, a U.S. Pierhead and Bulkhead Line, a U.S. Pierhead Line, a line 100 feet southerly of 29th Avenue and its westerly prolongation, 120th Street, 28th Avenue, 127th Street and its southerly centerline prolongation, the centerline of former 25th Road, the centerline of former 128th Street, 25th Avenue, and 130th Street;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only), dated February 17, 2009, and modified by the City Planning Commission on June 3, 2009, Community District 7, Borough of Queens.

 

 

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 July 29, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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