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File #: Res 0779-2011    Version: * Name: LU 311 - UDAAP, 9-17 Second Ave, Manhattan (C110140 HAM)
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 110140 HAM, approving the designation of property located at 9, 11-17 Second Avenue (Block 456, Lots 27, 28 and 29), Borough of Manhattan, 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. 311; C 110140 HAM).
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. 779
 
 
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 110140 HAM, approving the designation of property located at 9, 11-17 Second Avenue (Block 456, Lots 27, 28 and 29), Borough of Manhattan, 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. 311; C 110140 HAM).
 
 
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 9, 11-17 Second Avenue (Block 456, Lots 27, 28 and 29), 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 the development of a 12-story mixed-use building with approximately 79 units (the "Disposition"), Community District 3, Borough of Manhattan (ULURP No. C 110140 HAM) (the "Application");
 
WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications C 110141 PQM (L.U. No. 312), an application for acquisition of privately-owned property; and N 110165 ZRM (L.U. No. 349), an amendment to the text of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York relating to the Inclusionary Housing Program;
 
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 dated April 4, 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 October 20, 2010 (CEQR No. 11HPD004M);
 
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 110140 HAM) 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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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 April 6, 2011, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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