ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

Conditioned Negative Declaration

Brooklyn - The NYC Board of Standards and Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed BSA use variance pursuant to Z.R. §72-21 to permit, in an R3-1 zoning district will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment commencing with the date of this notice. The action is the proposal of a 126,000 sq. ft. mini-storage facility. The project is located at 6055/6065 Strickland Avenue, Block 8470, Lots 1060,1064, 1070 & 1076, Brooklyn.

The conditions imposed are:

Contact: Rory Levy, CEQR Examiner, Board of Standards & Appeals, 40 Rector Street, 9th Floor, City, St, Zip: New York, NY 10006-1705, phone: (212) 676-2818, fax: (212) 676-2828.


Queens County - The City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Edward's Super Food Store will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves an application by Liberty Leasing, LLC for a Special Permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-922 to allow a supermarket with more than 10,000 sq. ft. of floor area within an M1-2 zoning district; a special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-743 to allow modification of bulk regulations; a zoning map amendment to rezone Block 9120, Lots 25, 27 and 29 from R5 to R5/C1-2; and a Special Permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-511 to allow a public parking lot in a C1-2 district. The proposals also involves an application by the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services for a disposition to Liberty leasing, LLC of City-owned property located at 103-54 99th Street (Block 9121, Lot 30). These actions would facilitate a proposal by Liberty Leasing, LLC to construct a 53,582 sq. ft. supermarket with 272 accessory parking spaces and a public parking lot with 100 spaces.

The conditions imposed are:

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, Department of City Planning, 22 Reade Stret, Room 4E, New York, NY 10007, phone: (212) 720-3423, fax: (212) 720-3495.

Notice of Acceptance of a Draft EIS and Public Hearing

New York County - The New York State Urban Development Corporation d/b/a Empire State Development Corporation, as lead agency, has accepted a draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed New York Stock Exchange New Facility. A public hearing on the draft EIS will be held on September 7, 2000 at 3:00 - 5:00 and 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. at the auditorium of the Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House, One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004 (entrance available on Whitehall Street). The action involves the development of a new, state-of-the-art trading facility for the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”). Above the trading facility, a commercial office tower development is proposed. The NYSE facility would comprise approximately 600,000 gross square feet and the tower approximately 1.3 million gross square feet. The proposed project would retain the NYSE in the lower Manhattan financial district and create much needed new Class A office space. The project is located on the entire block bounded by Broad, Wall and William Streets and Exchange Place in lower Manhattan, New York (Tax block 26, lots 1, 14 and 21).

Contact: Rachel Shatz, Director, Planning & Environmental Review, Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, phone: (212) 803-3254.