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Community Meetings & Events

 
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PRELIMINARY
COMMUNITY BOARD 1
COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDAS
DECEMBER 2014

 


Please note meeting dates and locations have been changed from regular scheduled dates.

12/2 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM
 Location:     Battery Park City Library
                    175 North End Avenue
1) Tunnel to Towers Foundation street activity permit application for Vesey Street between West Street and North End Ave. Sunday, September 27, 2015, 7:00 am to 12:00 pm – Resolution
2) Manhattan by Sail – Update by Thomas Berton, President regarding Pier A for Clipper City and North Cove Marina for Shearwater
3) Battery Park City Authority – Update by Robin Forst, Vice President, External Relations
4) BPC Parks Enforcement Patrol – Update by Captain Paige Lener
5) Responses by NYC and NYS Departments of Transportation to CB1 letter regarding Liberty and West Street intersection – Discussion
6) Pier A Visitors Center – Update by Anthony Notaro and George Calderaro
7) Use of BPCA affordable housing funds in Lower Manhattan – Discussion
8) CB1 Letter regarding ferry noise – Discussion regarding follow up

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
• 225 Liberty Street, application for restaurant beer license for WFC Bagel Ventures LLC
• 225 Liberty Street, sub-cellar space, application for renewal of warehouse liquor license for Fast Fish LLC d/b/a Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar (storage only)

12/3  Financial District Committee – 6:00 PM
 Location:         Community Board Office
                         49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Lower Manhattan HQ – Presentation by Daria Siegel, Assistant Vice President, Alliance for Downtown New York
2) Shakespeare Downtown – Presentation by Billie Andersson, Executive Director of Shakespeare Downtown
3) 90 Washington Street, application for a liquor license for NY Hospitality LLC
4) 1 World Trade Center, 45th floor, application for a liquor license for Legends OWO, LLC – Resolution

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
• 20 Maiden Lane aka 51 Nassau Street,  renewal application for restaurant liquor license for Maiden Hotel LLC/Holiday Inn Wall Street
• Governeur Lane South Pier 11, renewal application for vessel restaurant liquor license for Seastreak, LLC for all seven vessels
• 81 Pearl Street, renewal application for restaurant liquor license for Becketts Restaurant

12/8 Planning Committee – 6:00 PM
 Location:         Community Board Office
                        49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) World Trade Center Quarterly Update – Glenn Guzzi, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
2) Silverstein Properties – Update by Malcolm Williams, Construction Manager
3) State Legislature Bill A5355/S3076, concerning electric substation placement – Presentation by representative of Assemblymember Gottfried & resolution
4) Passive House – Presentation by Ken Levenson, President of NY Passive House and Company – President of the North American Passive House Network & possible resolution
5) Reconstruction of South Street South – Presentation by NYC EDC*
6) Affordable housing in Lower Manhattan – Discussion & possible resolution**
7) Stairwells Zoning text Amendment for Non-residential Buildings – Presentation by Richard Suarez, Department of City Planning & possible resolution (POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY)
*Seaport and Financial District Committee Members invited for item 5
**Battery Park City Committee Members invited for item 6

12/9 Youth & Education Committee – 6:00 PM
Location:         Community Board Office
                       49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Art Connects New York – Presentation by Krista Saunders, Director of Programs & Communications and Will Rogers, Community Liaison
2) Institute for Career Development (ICD) – Presentation by Les Halpert, Ph.D., President & CEO
3) Establish a center around preventing diseases of environmental origin in children – Vote on letter of support
4) Super Duper Tennis Programs – Presentation by Zani Suttle & Juergen Nott, Founders of Super Duper Tennis, LLC.

12/10 Tribeca Committee – 6:00 PM
 Location:         Community Board Office
                        49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) 443 Greenwich Street, application for authorization pursuant to section 13-442 of the Zoning Resolution to allow an attended accessory parking facility with a maximum capacity of 15 spaces on the ground floor and cellar of an existing building – Resolution
2) 67 Reade Street, application for restaurant wine and beer license for New Sun Café Japanese Cuisine Inc. – Resolution
3) Proposal for a bus stop for Lily Travel Services LLC on Lafayette Street between Walker and White Streets – Discussion
4) 50 Hudson Street a/k/a 88 Thomas Street, application for alteration of liquor license to permit permit later closing hours; and to permit all night service on New Year’s Eve for Emporio 50 LLC d/b/a Bar Cyrk NYC – Resolution
5) 305 Church Street, application for alteration of liquor license to permit live music for Mexma LLC – Resolution
6) Application by Downtown Independent Democrats for street activity permit for Lafayette Street between Canal Street and Leonard Street, Sunday, July 12, 2015 – Resolution
7) 155 Chambers Street, application for restaurant wine and beer license for DBTG Chambers LLC d/b/a Dirty Bird to Go – Resolution 
8) 32 White Street, application for renewal of sidewalk cafe license for Tribeca Grand Hotel, Inc. –  Resolution 
9) 135 West Broadway, application for renewal of sidewalk cafe license for Tiny’s and the Bar Upstairs – Resolution

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses:
• 141 Duane Street, application for renewal of wine and beer license for RSJ Group Corporation, d/b/a Rosanjin
• 295 Greenwich Street, application for renewal of SLA license for Tribeca Baked Foods Corp. d/b/a Gee Whiz
• 205 Hudson Street, application for renewal of restaurant liquor license for AFNYC LLC d/b/a American Flatbread NYC – Resolution
• 255 Vesey Street, application for renewal of unenclosed sidewalk cafe for Blue Smoke 102 North End Ave LLC d/b/a Blue Smoke

12/10   Special Landmarks Committee – 6:00 PM 
Location:         St. Paul’s Chapel
                       209 Broadway
1) South Street Seaport, application for alterations to Tin Building, Schermerhorn Row, Pier 17 and East River Esplanade, demolition of the Link Building, construction of  pavilions under FDR Drive and new building on Pier – Presentation and possible resolution
            Planning Committee and Seaport/Civic Center Committee Members are encouraged to attend

12/11 Landmarks Committee – 6:00 PM
 Location:         Community Board Office
                        49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) 1 White Street, application for storefront renovation, handicapped access ramp and bulkhead and rooftop garden – Resolution
2) 26 Broadway, application for signage and flagpole – Resolution

12/15 Seaport/Civic Center Committee – 6:00 PM
 Location:         Community Board Office
                        49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Brooklyn Bridge Rehabilitation Project – Update by Hasan Ahmed, NYC DOT Director of East River Bridges
2) South Street Seaport Museum – Update by Captain Jonathan Boulware, Interim President
3) Brooklyn Bridge improvements – Discussion & possible resolution
a. Rebuilding active recreation space underneath the bridge
b. Repairs to the Frankfort Street staircase
4) South Street Seaport development – Update
5) South Street Seaport Visions for a New Future – Film by City Club of New York
6) Reconstruction of South Street South – Presentation by NYC EDC*
7) CB1 Summer Fair on Fulton street activity permit application for Fulton Street between Water Street and Gold Street Saturday, July 4, 2015, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm – Resolution
8) 25 Bridge Street, application for a new tavern liquor license for Emmconn Rest. Corp. d/b/a Whitehorse Tavern – Resolution
9) 22 Peck Slip/251 Water Street, application for a liquor license alteration for Hedgie LLC d/b/a The Hideaway Seaport – Resolution
10) 77 Fulton Street, application for a wine and beer license for 77 Fulton Bakery Inc. d/b/a Lot 77 – Resolution
11) 22 Peck Slip/251 Water Street, application for a new unenclosed sidewalk café license for Hedgie LLC d/b/a The Hideaway Seaport
12) 21-23 Peck Slip, application for renewal of an unenclosed sidewalk café license for IDG Seaport Corp d/b/a Acqua – Resolution
*Planning and Financial District Committee Members invited for item 6   

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer, liquor or sidewalk cafe licenses :
• 28 Cliff Street, application for renewal of a liquor license for Ryans Cliff Street Corp d/b/a Ryan Maguires Ale House
 
12/15 Quality of Life Committee – 6:00 PM
 Location:       Community Board Office
                      49-51 Chambers Street, Room 501
1) Lower Manhattan Construction – Update by NYC DOT
2) Light Pollution – Resolution

12/18 CB 1 Monthly Meeting – 6:00 PM  
Location: Gibney Dance
                280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers)

12/25 Office Closed – Christmas Day

All documents relating to the above agenda items are on file at the Community Board 1 office and are available for viewing by the public upon written request to man01@cb.nyc.gov

At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business"

Please notify CB1 two days in advance, if wheelchair access is required.


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