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Project Title: Paerdegat Basin CSO Long Term Control Plan, July 2006

County: Kings (Brooklyn)

Lead Agency: NYSDEC, Division of Water, Albany

Brief Description: Under a 2005 Consent Order with the NYSDEC, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has prepared a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) for the Paerdegat Basin located on Jamaica Bay. The LTCP outlines the work that has been done to-date and future plans for improving water quality in Paerdegat Basin, including abatement of the Combined Sewer Overflows into Paerdegat Basin. A public meeting was held on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hudson River Yacht Club to present the LTCP and take questions from the public. The Responsiveness Summary for this meeting is attached.

Document Repositories: Two copies of the Paerdegat Basin LTCP Report and the Responsiveness Summary are also available for viewing at the offices of the Brooklyn Community Board 18 at 5715 Avenue H # 1D and at the Paerdegat Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library at 850 E. 59th Street.

Public Comment Period: Closed on October 27, 2006.

Contact Person: Questions and comments may be directed to Mr. Ed Duggan, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, NYSDEC, Albany, NY 12233-3506 OR via phone at (518) 402-8214 OR via FAX at (518) 402-9029 OR via email at eiduggan@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Negative Declaration

New York City County - The NYS Urban Development Corporation d/b/a Empire State Development, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lincoln Center West 65th Street Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves facility expansion and enhancement, the transformation of the North Plaza, and the complete redesign of West 65th Street. The project sponsor proposes to narrow the West 65th Street travelway between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway/Columbus Avenue, as well as expand the width of pedestrian-accessible space on both the north and south sides of West 65th Street. Several enhancements would be made to the North Plaza of Lincoln Center that would incorporate new landscape elements and programming. The Project also includes the removal of the Paul Milstein Plaza pedestrian bridge, and its replacement with a narrower footbridge. The Juilliard Building would be expanded, and the entrance for the Rose Building would be redesigned, creating a publicly accessible, glass enclosed lobby. In addition, a new Film Center would be created within the concourse level of Lincoln Center on the south side of West 65th Street.

Contact: Rachel Shatz, Planning & Environmental Review, Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, phone: (212)803-3252, fax: (212)803-3855, e-mail:rshatz@empire.state.ny.us.


New York City County - The NYC Board of Standards and Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 4 East 3rd Street, Manhattan (BSA Cal. No. 266-06-BZ - CEQR No. 07BSA023M) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves The proposed action is a Special Permit under § 73-52 to extend C6-1 zoning district use and bulk regulations twenty-five (25) feet into an adjacent R7-2 district to allow a mixed-use building containing Use Group 5 (transient hotel) on the residentially zoned portion of the subject zoning lot.

Pursuant to the SEQR regulations § 617.4(b) (9), an Unlisted action occurring wholly or partially within, or substantially contiguous to, any historic building, structure, facility, site or district is considered a Type I action. Since the above-referenced proposal is directly adjacent to the New York City Marble Cemetery, a New York City Landmark, the proposed action would therefore be considered a Type I action. The BSA CEQR review has recommended a Type I Negative Declaration.

Contact: Jed Weiss, NYC Board of Standards and Appeals, 40 Rector Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10006-1705, phone: (212) 788-8781, fax: (212) 788-8769, e-mail: jweiss@dcas.nyc.gov.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

New York City County - The NYC City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 157 Hudson Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves an application by 157 Hudson LLC for a special permit pursuant to Zoning Resolution Section 74-711 to modify the use and bulk regulations for a building located within the Tribeca North Historic district and for an authorization pursuant to Section 13-551 to permit 9 accessory parking spaces in a building located at 157 Hudson Street (Block 215, Lot 27). The building is located within an M1-5 zoning district within Manhattan Community District 1. The existing building is "T" shaped and three stories high with a cellar. It is located on the block bounded by Collister, Laight, Hudson, and Hubert Streets.

The proposed action would facilitate a proposal by the applicant to renovate and convert to loft dwellings an existing three-story building and to construct a two-story addition containing loft dwellings Use Group 2 residential units in the proposed building pursuant to (1) a special permit under Section 74-711 of the Zoning Resolution to modify (a) the use regulations set forth in (i) Section 111-101 to allow loft dwellings below the floor level of the third story, (ii) Section 111-102(b) to allow loft dwellings in the ground floor in a building constructed before March 10, 1976, and (iii) 111-103(b) to allow loft dwellings in a building which has lot coverage greater than 5,000 SF, and (iv) Section 42-10 et seq. to enlarge the existing building and allow Use Group 2 residential units in the two-story addition; and (b) the bulk regulations set forth in Section 111-111(b), to allow one of the loft dwellings to be less than the 2,000 SF minimum floor area requirement; and (2) an authorization pursuant to Section 13-551, to permit 9 accessory parking spaces at the cellar level of the Existing Building. Access to the proposed accessory parking garage would be from Leight Street. The project would be completed in 2008.

The conditions are:

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, NYC City Planning Commission, 22 Reade Street, New York, NY 10007, phone: (212) 720-3423.