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File #: Res 2297-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1258 - Veto - Zoning, Related Retail Armory, LLC and the Economic Development Corporation, Bronx (C090437ZMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Disapproved
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/14/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution disapproving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090437 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 1258).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 12/14/09, 2. Res. No. 2297 - 12/14/09, 3. Mayor's Veto Message, 4. Committee Report 12/21/09, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/14/09, 6. Hearing Transcript - Land Use 12/21/09, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/21/09
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/21/2009*Melinda R. Katz Committee on Land Use Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/21/2009*Melinda R. Katz Committee on Land Use Disapproved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/21/2009*Melinda R. Katz City Council Overridden by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/17/2009*Melinda R. Katz Mayor Vetoed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2009*Melinda R. Katz City Council Disapproved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2009*Melinda R. Katz Committee on Land Use Disapproved by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
 
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C 090437 ZMX
Res. No. 2297 (L.U. No. 1258)
 
 
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 2297
 
 
Resolution disapproving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090437 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 1258).
 
 
By Council Member Avella
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 19, 2009 its decision dated October 19, 2009 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Related Retail Armory, LLC and the Economic Development Corporation, pursuant to Sections 197and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the Zoning Map to facilitate the development of an approximately 600,000 square foot retail, entertainment, and community facility development within an existing building, the Kingsbridge Armory in the Kingsbridge neighborhood of Community District 7, Borough of the Bronx (ULURP No. C 090437 ZMX) (the "Application");
      WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 090236 MMX (L.U. No. 1256), an amendment to the City Map involving the elimination, discontinuance and closing of a portion of Reservoir Avenue and West Kingsbridge Road, and the mapping of Barnhill Triangle as parkland; C 090237 MMX (L.U. No. 1257), an amendment to the City Map involving the elimination, discontinuance and closing of a portion of West 195th Street between Reservoir Avenue and Jerome Avenue; and C 090438 PPX (L.U. No. 1259), a disposition of City-owned property;
 
WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197of the City Charter;
 
WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on November 17, 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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on October 1, 2009 (CEQR No. 08DME004X).  
 
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;
 
(2)       Consistent with social, economic and other essential consideration from among the reasonable alternatives thereto, the actions to be approved are ones which minimize or avoids adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and
 
(3)       The adverse environmental impacts disclosed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating as conditions to the approval those mitigative measures that were identified as practicable;
 
(4)     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 197and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, the Council disapproves 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 December 14, 2009, disapproved by the Mayor on December 17, 2009 and readopted by The City Council on December 21, 2009 and that said Resolution is adopted notwithstanding the objection of the Mayor.
 
 
 
 
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