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File #: Res 0774-2011    Version: * Name: LU 299 - ULURP, 1157-1167 East 178th St and 1160 Lebanon St, Bronx (C110101HAX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 4/6/2011
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 110101 HAX, approving the designation of property located at 1172 East Tremont Avenue (Block 3909, Lot 8) and 1160 Lebanon Street (Block 4007, Lot 15), Borough of the Bronx, 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. 299; C 110101 HAX).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-6-11
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 774
 
 
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 110101 HAX, approving the designation of property located at 1172 East Tremont Avenue (Block 3909, Lot 8) and 1160 Lebanon Street (Block 4007, Lot 15), Borough of the Bronx, 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. 299; C 110101 HAX).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on March 4, 2011 its decision dated March 2, 2011 (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 1172 East Tremont Avenue (Block 3909, Lot 8) and 1160 Lebanon Street (Block 4007, Lot 15), 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 three mixed use buildings with a total of approximately 141 dwelling units to be developed under the Department of Housing Preservation and Development's Low Income Rental Program (the "Disposition"), Community District 6, Borough of the Bronx (ULURP No. C 110101 HAX) (the "Application");
 
      WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications C 110100 ZSX (L.U. No. 300), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-681(a) (2) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to allow a portion of the right-of-way or yard where railroad or transit use has been permanently discontinued or terminated to be included in the lot area for a proposed mixed-use development ( Block 4007, Lot 15), in an M1-1 District; and C 110103 ZSX (L.U. No. 301), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-681(a) (2) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to allow a portion of the right-of-way or yard where railroad or transit use has been permanently discontinued or terminated to be included in the lot area for a proposed mixed-use development (Block 3909, Lot 8), in an M1-1 District;
 
 
 
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, by letter submitted March 9, 2011, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development submitted its requests respecting the Application;
 
       WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application and Decision on April 4, 2011;
 
       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 issues and the Negative Declaration, issued on August 11, 2010 (CEQR No. 10HPD001X);
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein shall have no significant impact on the environment.
 
       Pursuant to Section 197-d of the New York City Charter, based on the environmental determination and the consideration described in the report (C 110101 HAX) and incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the decision of the City Planning Commission.
 
       The Council finds that the present status of the Disposition 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 Disposition 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.
 
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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 April 6, 2011, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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