File #: Res 1814-2021    Version: * Name: LU 851 - Landmarks, Glenmore Manor, Brooklyn (C 210256 HUK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/23/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the Third Amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Brownsville II Urban Renewal Area and approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 210256 HUK (L.U. No. 851).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Kevin C. Riley
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 1814, 2. September 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-23-21, 4. Calendar of the Landmarks, Public Sitings and Dispositions Subcommittee Meeting -October 13, 2021, 5. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - October 25 and 26, 2021, 6. November 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-23-21, 8. LOCATING ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW MATERIALS FOR CERTAIN LAND USE APPLICATIONS, 9. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 10. Committee Report
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11/23/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021*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. 1814

 

Resolution approving the Third Amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Brownsville II Urban Renewal Area and approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 210256 HUK (L.U. No. 851).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Riley

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 24, 2021 its decision and report dated September 22, 2021 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, pursuant to Section 505 of Article 15 of the General Municipal Law of New York State and Section 197-c of the New York City Charter, for the Third Amendment to the Brownville II Urban Renewal Plan (URP), which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate the development of a new 11-story 204,000-square-foot mixed-use building with approximately 232 affordable housing units, and 19,000 square feet of commercial and community facility space within a project area generally bounded by Mother Gaston Boulevard, Glenmore Avenue, Liberty Avenue and Christopher Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn Community District 16 (ULURP No. C 210256 HUK) (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 210253 ZMK (L.U. No. 848), a zoning map amendment to rezone the project area from R6 to R7D/C2-4 and R7A/C2-4; N 210254 ZRK (L.U. No. 849), a zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area; and C 210255 HAK (L.U. No. 850), an urban development action area designation, project approval, and disposition of City-owned property to a developer selected by HPD;

 

WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development submitted to the Council on September 24, 2021 its request for approval of the Third Amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Brownsville II Urban Renewal Area, dated September 24, 2021 (the “Plan”);

 

                           WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has certified that the Plan for the Area is an appropriate plan for the Area and complies with provisions of Article 15 of the General Municipal Law and conforms to the comprehensive community plan for the development of the municipality as a whole and is consistent with local objectives;

 

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

 

                           WHEREAS, the Plan is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 505 of the General Municipal Law;

 

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on October 13, 2021;

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the Negative Declaration issued on January 27th, 2021 (CEQR No. 20HPD089K (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 Section 197-d of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in the report, C 210256 HUK, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

 

                                          The Council finds that the Area is a substandard or insanitary area, or is in danger of becoming a substandard or insanitary area, and tends to impair or arrest the sound growth and development of the municipality;

 

                     The Council finds that the financial aid to be provided to the municipality is necessary to enable the project to be undertaken in accordance with the Plan;

 

                     The Council finds that the Plan affords maximum opportunity to private enterprise, consistent with the sound needs of the municipality as a whole, for the undertaking of an urban renewal program;

 

                     The Council finds that the Plan conforms to a comprehensive community plan for the development of the municipality as a whole;

 

                     The Council finds that there is a feasible method for the relocation of families and individuals displaced from the Area into decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, which are or will be provided in the Area or in other areas not generally less desirable in regard to public utilities and public and commercial facilities, at rents or prices within the financial means of such families or individuals, and reasonably accessible to their places of employment;

 

                     The Council finds that the undertaking and carrying out of the urban renewal activities in stages is in the best public interest and will not cause any additional or increased hardship to the residents of the Area;

 

                     The Council approves the designation of the Area pursuant to Section 504 of the General Municipal Law; and

 

                     The Council approves the amendment of the Plan pursuant to Section 505 of the General Municipal Law and Section 197-d of the Charter.

 

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 ___________, 2021, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council