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File #: Res 1269-2020    Version: * Name: LU 610 - Zoning, Bridge Park South Mapping, Bronx (C 190508 MMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 2/27/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190508 MMX, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 610).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020, 2. January 23, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-23-20, 4. Land Use Calendar - Week of February 10, 2020 - February 14, 2020, 5. Land Use Calendar - February 13, 2020, 6. February 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report, 8. Res. No. 1269, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-27-20, 10. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 27, 2020

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1269

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190508 MMX, an amendment to the City Map (L.U. No. 610).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, 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 Exterior Street between the High Bridge and the Alexander Hamilton Bridge;

                     the elimination, discontinuance and closing of West 171st Street between Exterior Street and the U.S. Pierhead and Bulkhead Line;

                     the establishment of public park;

                     the adjustment block dimensions and grades necessitated thereby;

 

including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in accordance with Map No. 13144 dated June 24, 2019 and signed by the Borough President,  (ULURP No. C 190508 MMX), Community District -4, Borough of The Bronx (the “Application”);

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on January 21, 2020 its decision dated January 8, 2020 (the "Decision"), on the Application;

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(3) of the City Charter;

 

                     WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on January 30, 2020;

 

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

 

                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the negative declaration issued May 23rd, 2019 (CEQR No. 18DPR007X), (the “Negative Declaration”).

 

RESOLVED:

The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration.

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 199 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in this report, C 190508 MMX, 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 Exterior Street between the High Bridge and the Alexander Hamilton Bridge;

                     the elimination, discontinuance and closing of West 171st Street between Exterior Street and the U.S. Pierhead and Bulkhead Line;

                     the establishment of public park;

                     the adjustment block dimensions and grades necessitated thereby;

 

including authorization for any acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto, in Community District 4, Borough of  The Bronx, in accordance with Map No. 13144 dated June 24, 2019 and signed by the Borough President, is approved; and be it further

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 5-432 of the New York City Administrative Code, “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 City Administrative Code, the legally required number of counterparts of Map No. 13144 dated June 24, 2019 have been adopted, providing for the elimination, discontinuance and closing of Exterior Street between the High Bridge and the Alexander Hamilton Bridge and the elimination, discontinuance and closing of West 171st Street between Exterior Street and the U.S. Pierhead and Bulkhead Line, said streets to be discontinued and closed being more particularly described as follows:

 

DISCONTINUANCE AND CLOSING OF A PORTION OF EXTERIOR STREET BETWEEN THE HIGH BRIDGE AND THE ALEXANDER HAMILTION BRIDGE AND THE DISCONTINUANCE AND CLOSING OF EAST 171ST STREET BETWEEN EXTERIOR STREET AND THE U.S. PIERHEAD AND BULKHEAD LINE

 

Starting at a point of tangency on the United States Pierhead and Bulkhead line, thence running 105.00 feet, along the United States Pierhead and Bulkhead Line, in a northerly direction, to the point or place of beginning;

 

1.                     Thence, running 128.93 feet, in an easterly direction, on a line that makes a deflection angle to the left of 99 degrees-11 minutes - 23 seconds, with the previous course, to a point on the westerly line of Exterior Street, discontinued and closed;

 

2.                     Thence running 653.51 feet, in a southerly direction, along said westerly line of Exterior Street, discontinued and closed, on a line which makes an exterior angle to the left , with the previous course of 84 degrees-00 minutes- 00 seconds; to a point of curvature;

 

3.                     Thence running 108.32 feet, in a southerly direction, on a curve to the right, which has a radius of 777.00 feet, and a central angle of 7 degrees-59 minutes-16 seconds, to a point of tangency;

 

4.                     Thence running 89.59 feet, in a southerly direction, on a tangent to said curve to a point of curvature;

 

5.                     Thence running 186.73 feet, in a southerly direction, on a curve to the left, which has a radius of 823.00 feet, and a central angle of 13 degrees-00 minutes-00 seconds to a point;

 

6.                     Thence running 19.91 feet, in a southerly direction, on a tangent to said curve, to a point;

 

7.                     Thence running 3.0 feet, in a westerly direction, along a radial line, to a point on a curve;

 

8.                     Thence, running 26.70 feet, in a southerly direction, along a curve to the left with a radius of 1400.00 feet, and central angle of 1 degree-05 minutes-35 seconds to a point;

 

9.                     Thence running 40.90 feet in a northeasterly direction to a point on a curve;

 

10.                     Thence, running 18.58 feet, in a northwesterly direction, on a curve to the right with radius of 1400.00 and central angle of 1 degrees-05 minutes-35 seconds, to a point of tangency;

 

11.                     Thence, 19.91 feet in a northwesterly direction to a point of curvature;

 

12.                     Thence, 178.11 feet, in a northerly direction, on a curve to the right with a radius of 785.00 feet and central angle of 13 degrees-00 minutes-00 seconds, to a point of tangency;

 

13.                     Thence running 89.59 feet, in a northerly direction to a point of curvature;

 

14.                     Thence running 113.62 feet, in a northerly direction, on a curve to the right with a radius of 815.00 feet and a central angle of 7 degrees-59 minutes-16 seconds, to a point;

 

15.                     Thence running 2.0 feet, in an easterly direction, on a radial line, to a point;

 

16.                     Thence, running 718.05 feet, in a northerly direction, to a point;

 

 

17.                     Thence, running 165.75 feet in a westerly direction, on a line that makes an interior angle of 84 degrees-00 minutes-00 seconds with the previous course, to a point on the United States Pierhead and Bulkhead Line;

 

18.                     Thence running 60.78 feet, in a southerly direction, along the United States Pierhead and Bulkhead Line, to the Point or Place of beginning.

 

Said discontinued and closed contains an area of 47,472 square feet (1.08 acres), 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 cited 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 proposed 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. 13144 dated June 24, 2019 are filed with the appropriate agencies in accordance with Section 198 subsection c of the New York City Charter.

 

b.                     The subject street 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 February 27, 2020, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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