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File #: Res 1128-2019    Version: * Name: LU 524 - Landmarks, Borough-Based Jail System, Manhattan (C 190252 MMM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/17/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190252 MMM, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 524).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Adrienne E. Adams
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of September 16, 2019 - September 20, 2019, 2. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 4. Hearing Transcript - Landmarks 9-18-19, 5. Land Use Calendar - Week of October 14, 2019 - October 18, 2019, 6. Land Use Calendar - October 16, 2019, 7. October 17, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 8. Committee Report, 9. Res. No. 1128, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-17-19, 11. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 17, 2019
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10/17/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/16/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1128

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190252 MMM, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 524).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Adams

 

                     WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Correction filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 199 of the New York City Charter, and Section 5-430 et seq. of the New York City Administrative Code for an amendment to the City Map involving:

 

                     the elimination, discontinuance and closing of a volume of a portion of White Street from Center Street to Baxter Street within limiting planes;

                     the adjustment of grades and block dimensions necessitated thereby;

 

including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in accordance with Map Acc. No. 30265 dated March 28, 2019 and signed by the Borough President, (ULURP No. C 190252 MMM), Community District 1, Borough of Manhattan (the “Application”);

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 3, 2019, its decision dated September 3, 2019 (the "Decision"), on the Application;

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 190333 PSY (L.U. No.  518), a site selection for four new borough-based jail facilities; N 190334 ZRY (Pre. L.U. No. 513), a text amendment to create a new Special Permit in Zoning Resolution (ZR) Section 74-832 to allow for modifications to ground floor uses, bulk, floor area ratio, parking and loading for a borough-based jail system; C 190335 ZSX (L.U. No. 519), a special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-832; C 190336 ZMX (Pre. L.U. No. 514), a zoning map amendment to rezone the western portion of Block 2574 from M1-3 to M1-4/R7-X; N 190337 ZRX (Pre. L.U. No. 515), a zoning text amendment to Appendix F to establish a new Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area; C 190338 HAX (Pre. L.U. No. 516), a designation of the mixed-use development site as an Urban Development Action Area (UDAA) and an Urban Development Action Area Project (UDAAP) Approval for the mixed-use development and the disposition of the mixed-use development site to facilitate a new mixed-use development; C 190339 ZSK (L.U. No. 520), a special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-832; C 190116 MMK (L.U. No. 521), a city map amendment to establish upper and lower limiting planes to State Street between Boerum Place and Smith Street; C 190340 ZSM (L.U. No. 522), a special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-832; C 190341 PQM (L.U. No. 523), an acquisition of a leasehold interest of retail space in Manhattan Detention Center (MDC) North held by Walker Street-Chung Pak Local Development Corporation (LDC), an area of approximately 6,300 square feet; C 190342 ZSQ (L.U. No. 525), a special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-832; and C 190117 MMQ (L.U. No. 526), a city map amendment to demap 82nd Avenue between 126th Street and 132nd Street;

 

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

 

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on September 18, 2019;

   

                           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, including the positive declaration issued on August 14, 2018 (CEQR No. 18DOC001Y) and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on August 23, 2019, in which the proposed development as analyzed in the FEIS identified significant adverse impacts for the selected Bronx site with respect to transportation (traffic) and construction (traffic, pedestrians and noise); for the selected Brooklyn site with respect to transportation (traffic), construction (traffic, pedestrians and noise), and historic and cultural resources; for the selected Manhattan site with respect to transportation (traffic), construction (pedestrians), and historic and cultural resources; and for the selected Queens site with respect to transportation (traffic) and construction (traffic, pedestrians and noise).

 

 RESOLVED:

 

                     Having considered the FEIS with respect to the Decision and 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 considerations from among the reasonable alternatives available, the action is one that avoids or minimizes adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and

 

3.                     The adverse environmental impacts identified in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating as conditions to the approval, those project components related to the environment and mitigation measures that were identified as practicable. 

 

The Decision, together with the FEIS, constitutes the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards that form the basis of this determination, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).

 

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 199 of the City Charter, and Section 5-430 et seq. of the New York City Administrative Code on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in the report, C 190252 MMM, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision for an amendment to the City Map involving:

 

                     the elimination, discontinuance and closing of a volume of a portion of White Street from Center Street to Baxter Street within limiting planes;

 

                     the adjustment of grades and block dimensions necessitated thereby;

 

including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in accordance with Map Acc. No. 30265 dated March 28, 2019 and signed by the Borough President is approved.

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 5-432 of the New York City Administrative Code, the City Planning Commission determines that “such closing or discontinuance will further the health, safety, pedestrian or vehicular circulation, housing, economic development or general welfare of the City”; and be it further

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 5-433 of the New York Administrative Code, the City Planning Commission adopts the legally required number of counterparts of Map No. 30265 dated March 28, 2019 providing for the discontinuance and closing of a volume of a portion of White Street from Center Street to Baxter Street being more particularly described as follows:

 

DISCONTINUING AND CLOSING OF WHITE STREET, BETWEEN CENTRE STREET AND BAXTER STREET ABOVE ELEVATION 47.20 AND BELOW ELEVATION 11.00, AS SHOWN ON THE MANHATTAN BOROUGH PRESIDENT'S MAP ACC NO. 30265, DATED MARCH 28, 2019.

 

Starting at the point of intersection of the westerly line of Baxter Street and southerly line of Walker Street, thence running 273.67 feet southerly, along the westerly line of Baxter Street, to the point or place of beginning;

 

1)                     Thence, running 221.31 feet, in a westerly direction to a point, which makes an external angle to the right of the previous course of 82 degrees 32 minutes and 04 seconds;

 

2)                     Thence, running 49.29 feet, in a southerly direction to a point, which makes an internal angle with the previous course of 85 degrees 35 minutes and 52 seconds;

 

3)                     Thence, running 224.08 feet, in an easterly direction to a point, which makes an internal angle with the previous course of 94 degrees 37 minutes and 12 seconds;

 

4)                     Thence, running 50.43 feet, in a northerly direction, which makes an interior angle with the previous course of 82 degrees, 18 minutes and 58 seconds, to the point or place of beginning;

 

Said White Street to be discontinued and closed above Elevation 47.20 and below Elevation 11.00 contains an area of 11,037.1 square feet, more or less.

 

DISCONTINUING AND CLOSING OF A PORTION OF WHITE STREET ON ITS NORTHERLY SIDE, BETWEEN CENTRE STREET AND BAXTER STREET ABOVE ELEVATION 11.00 AND BELOW ELEVATION 47.20, AS SHOWN ON THE MANHATTAN BOROUGH PRESIDENT'S MAP ACC NO. 30265, DATED MARCH 28, 2019.

 

Starting at the point of intersection of the westerly line of Baxter Street and southerly line of Walker Street, thence running 273.67 feet southerly, along the westerly line of Baxter Street, to the point or place of beginning;

 

1)                     Thence, running 221.31 feet, in a westerly direction to a point along a line, which makes an external angle to the right of the previous course of 82 degrees 32 minutes and 04 seconds;

 

2)                     Thence, running 13.60 feet, in a southerly direction to a point along a line, which makes an internal angle with the previous course of 85 degrees 35 minutes and 52 seconds;

 

3)                     Thence, running 220.68 feet, in an easterly direction along a line, which makes an interior angle with the previous course of 90 degrees, 52 minutes and 43 seconds, to the point or place of beginning;

 

Said a portion of White Street to be discontinued and closed on its northerly side above Elevation 11.00 and below Elevation 47.20 contains an area of 1,500.8 square feet, more or less.

 

DISCONTINUING AND CLOSING OF A PORTION OF WHITE STREET ON ITS SOUTHERLY SIDE, BETWEEN CENTRE STREET AND BAXTER STREET ABOVE ELEVATION 11.00 AND BELOW ELEVATION 47.20, AS SHOWN ON THE MANHATTAN BOROUGH PRESIDENT'S MAP ACC NO. 30265, DATED MARCH 28, 2019.

 

Starting at the point of intersection of the westerly line of Baxter Street and northerly line of Hogan Place, thence running 253.40 feet northerly, along the westerly line of Baxter Street to an angle point; thence running 199.00 feet northerly, along the westerly line of Baxter Street to the point or place of beginning;

 

4)                     Thence, running 224.08 feet, in a westerly direction to a point along a line, which makes an external angle to the left of the previous course of 97 degrees 44 minutes and 57 seconds;

 

5)                     Thence, running 0.68 feet, in a northerly direction to a point along a line, which makes an internal angle with the previous course of 94 degrees 37 minutes and 12 seconds;

 

6)                     Thence, running 222.56 feet, in an easterly direction to a point along a line, which makes an internal angle with the previous course of 89 degrees 07 minutes and 17 seconds;

 

7)                     Thence, running 15.34 feet, in a southerly direction, which makes an interior angle with the previous course of 93 degrees, 56 minutes and 33 seconds, to the point or place of beginning;

 

Said a portion of White Street to be discontinued and closed on its southerly side above Elevation 11.00 and below Elevation 47.20 contains an area of 1,779.5 square feet, more or less.

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to subdivision 1a of Section 5-433 of the New York City Administrative Code, public utility facilities within the subsurface of the streets cites herein which are to be discontinued and closed by this action, may be maintained in place or relocated within such subsurface by the public utility, so that such maintenance in place or relocation of such facilities is consistent with the propose use of the closed portion or portions of such subsurface and the requirements of other facilities located therein;

 

All such approvals being subject to the following conditions:

 

a.                     The subject amendment to the City Map shall take effect on the day following the day on which certified counterparts of Map No. C 190252 MMM dated March 28,  2019 are filed with the appropriate agencies in accordance with Section 198 subsection c of the New York City Charter and Section 5-435 of the New York City Administrative Code; and

 

b.                     The subject streets to be discontinued and closed shall be discontinued and closed on the day following the day on which such maps adopted by this resolution shall be filed in the offices specified by law.

 

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 17, 2019, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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