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Community Meetings & Events

PRELIMINARY
COMMUNITY BOARD
COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDAS
APRIL 2015

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


4/1  Financial District Committee – 6:00 PM
       Location: Community Board Office
                       49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) South Street and Battery Park Underpass – Presentation by Richard Carmona, Senior Project Manager, NYC DOT
2) Placard Parking in Financial District – Discussion with NYC Department of Transportation
3) 28 Liberty Street (formerly One Chase Manhattan Plaza) – Presentation by Frank E. Mahan, AIA Associate Director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP
4) 88 Fulton Street, BSA application special permit for physical culture establishment – Resolution
5) 8-12 Maiden Lane Hotel Project – Update by Alex Lu, Esq., Counsel, W & L Group Construction, Inc.
6) Need for more grocery stores in the Financial District – Discussion
7) Governors Island, application for a wine and beer license for El Paso Taquria 1643 Corp, d/b/a El Paso Restaurant Mexicano – Resolution
8) Street activity permit for Dushahra festival on Sunday, September 13, 2015, 12pm-7pm on Maiden Lane between Front St. and South St. – Resolution 
9) Street activity permit for Oysterfest on Saturday, September 19, 2015, 11am-10pm on Stone Street between Hanover Square and Coenties Alley, Mill Lane between South William St. and Stone St. and Hanover Square between Pearl St. and South William St. – Resolution

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
• Governors Island, Ligget Hall, building 400, renewal wine and beer license application for, Salmon East Seven Corp. d/b/a Little Eva’s
• 88 Fulton Street, renewal wine and beer license application for Bennie’s Thai Cafes
• The Bosque Area, Carousel Kiosk, renewal wine and beer license application for Table Green Café
• The Bosque Area, Fountain Kiosk, renewal wine and beer license application for Table Green Café
• 16-18 Maiden Lane, renewal wine and beer license application for Oka Sushi Inc
• 91-97 Pearl Street/48 Stone Street, renewal liquor license application for Pearlstone Restaurant LLC, d/b/a Ulysses’ Folk House
• 4 South Street, #206, renewal liquor license application for Pizza Plus at Staten Island Ferry
• 87 Pearl Street, renewal liquor license application for Pizza on Stone, LLC
• Pier 15 South, renewal liquor license application for Cones Café and Watermark Bar & Lounge
• 40 Exchange Place, renewal liquor license application for Donore Corp, d/b/a the Irish Punt
• 1 Wall Street, 15th floor, renewal liquor license application for Aramark Corp.
• 27 Park Place, alteration liquor license application to de-license the additional bar for MXK Restaurant Corp. d/b/a Remix

4/7 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM
       Location: Community Board Office
                       49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) 250 Vesey Street, application for liquor license for GRGNY1, LLC d/b/a Amada – Resolution
2) American Heart Association/NYC LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., application for Battery Park City Authority permit for Thursday, May 28, 2015 – Discussion
3) 325 South End Avenue, application for liquor license for Chipotle Mexican Grill #1836 – Resolution
4) Parking signage and enforcement – Discussion
5) BPC ballfields – Discussion
6) Maintenance of West Street median – Resolution 

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
• 102 North End Avenue, application for renewal of restaurant wine and beer license for Shack Shack 102 North End Ave LLC

4/8 Tribeca Committee – 6:00 PM 
      Location: Community Board Office
                     49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) I Love My Park Day at Hudson River Park, Saturday, May 2nd  – Announcement
2) 285 West Broadway, application for cabaret license for Haus – Resolution
3) Street activity permit for Church Street School, Sunday, May 17, 2015, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Warren Street between West Broadway and Greenwich – Resolution
4) Sidewalk Cafe Working Group Report by Alice Blank and Jeff Ehrlich – Resolution

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
• 345 Greenwich Street, application for renewal of a restaurant liquor license for LT & LT LLC d/b/a Viet Cafe
• 81 Hudson Street, application for a renewal of a liquor license for Puffy’s Tavern 
• 81 Warren Street, application for a renewal of a liquor license for Il Giglio Restaurant 
• 211 West Broadway, application for alteration of liquor license for B & D Again, LLC, d/b/a Distilled NY
• 225 West Broadway, application for a restaurant liquor license for Tribeca #1 LLC d/b/a The Butterfly
• 239 West Broadway, application for renewal of a liquor license for Corton LLC
• 65 West Broadway, application for renewal of sidewalk café license for Saleya

4/9 Landmarks Committee – 6:00 PM
      Location: Community Board Office
                      49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Zoning for Quality and Affordability text amendment – Update by CB1 Staff
2) Landmarks Preservation Commission Calendar Backlog Items – Resolution
    • 315 Broadway (1989)
    • 143 Chambers Street (1989)
    • Excelsior Power Company Building, 33-43 Gold Street (1977)
3) Landmarks Preservation Commission 50th Anniversary - Resolution
4) Guidelines for Applicant Presentation to Landmarks Committee – Discussion

4/13 Planning Committee – 6:00 PM
        Location: Community Board Office
                       49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) World Trade Center – Update by Glenn Guzi, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
2) Silverstein Properties – Update by Malcolm Williams, Construction Manager
3) Route 9A – Update by Julie Nadel and Shilpan Patel, New York State Department of Transportation
4) Move NY – Presentation by Jonathan Matz, Campaign Coordinator
5) FY 2016 Manhattan Borough Board Budget Priorities Report – Presentation by Sam Levine, First Deputy Director of Budget, Manhattan Borough President's Office – Resolution
6) Resiliency Implications of the Exxon Settlement for the Newark Bay Bi-state Estuary – Discussion/possible resolution
7) Public Hearing on Int. 0732-2015 to require dedicated urban planner for each of the City’s 59 community boards, April 30, 2015 – Resolution
8) Zoning for Quality and Affordability text amendment – Update by CB1 Staff

4/14 Youth & Education Committee – 6:00 PM 
        Location: Community Board Office
                       49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709  
1) Manhattan Youth summer programs – Update
2) Project Pay It Forward – Presentation by Amy Mintz, Founder and President of Student Body of America Association
3) Anti-Bullying Leadership Network – Presentation by Megumi Murakami, co-founder ABLN
4) Implications of the new education budget – Discussion
5) CB 2 Schools and Education Committee and Community Education Council District 2 meeting – Announcement
6) Teacher evaluations – Resolution  

4/16 Quality of Life Committee – 6:00 PM
         Location: Community Board Office
                         49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709  
1) Rodent issues in CB1 – Update by Caroline Bragdon, Research Scientist, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
2) NYC Department of Transportation Construction update
3) Construction site safety during high winds – Discussion with NYC Department of Transportation and NYC Department of Buildings representatives
4) Drone regulations – Presentation by David Swanson, Manager, NextGen Branch, Federal Aviation Administration
5) Transit police and the public – Presentation by Robert Gangi, Director, Police Reform Organizing Project and Tanya Dwyer, Leader of the Community Outreach Committee of Trinity Church
6) Update on World Trade Center Health Registry progress and accomplishments – Update by Mark Farfel, Director, WTC Health Registry and Jacquelynn Osoro, WTC Health Registry Public Affairs Liaison, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene  7) United States Postal Service – Update by Stanley Jong, Manager of the Hanover Street Station and Kevin Ingram, Manager of the Church Street Station, USPS
8) Aging-Friendly Neighborhood Initiative in Lower Manhattan by Council Member Margaret Chin and The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) – Update by Gabe Laverty, Project Coordinator of the New York Academy of Medicine and Xiaomin Zhao, District Office Manager, Council Member Margaret Chin
9) Organizing a construction forum – Discussion

4/21 Seaport/Civic Center Committee – 6:00 PM
        Location: Community Board Office
                       49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709

1) Accident on Beekman between William and Nassau – Discussion and possible resolution 
2) South Street Seaport Museum Opening Day on Pier 16 on Saturday, April 25th – Update by Jonathan Boulware, Executive Director
3) Seaport/Civic Center Update & Priorities – Discussion and possible resolution 
4) Hermione departure from France and arrival at Seaport – Update by James S. Kaplan, Greenberg & Kaplan, LLP
5) City Hall Park Charrette – Update & discussion 
6) 111 Fulton Street, BSA application special permit for physical culture establishment – Resolution 
7) Street activity permit for River To River: Living Room on Sunday, June 28, 2015, 12pm-8pm on Front St. between Beekman St. and Peck Slip – Resolution  
8) 24 Peck Slip, application for new sidewalk café license for Suteishi Japanese Restaurant – Resolution 
9) 33 Peck Slip, application for hotel liquor license for an entity to be formed by Bob Ghassemieh – Resolution 
10) 207 A Front Street, application for wine and beer license for LLC to be formed – Resolution 
11) 89 South Street, application for a wine and beer license for Pier 16 Holdings LLC – Resolution 
12) South Street Seaport – Pier 15, request for one-time alteration of hours for Watermark – Resolution 

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses or sidewalk cafe permits:
• 21-23 Peck Slip, application for renewal of a restaurant liquor license for IDG Seaport Corp d/b/a DBA Acqua Restaurant
• 16 ½ Dover Street AKA 279 Water Street, application for renewal of a restaurant liquor license for Sanwep Restaurant Corp d/b/a Bridge Cafe

4/22 Executive Committee – 6:00 PM (CANCELLED)
        Location: Community Board Office
                       49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709  
1) Committee reports

 

4/28 CB 1 Monthly Meeting – 6:00 PM 
        Location: Southbridge Towers
                        90 Beekman Street, Community Room

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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