Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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AMENDED
MAY 2020
 
CALENDAR OF MEETING

*PUBLIC HEARINGS are noted with asterisks. 

During the COVID-19 crisis, Manhattan Community Board 2 meetings will be held virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing. Instructions on how to access the meetings will be posted in advance of each meeting and noted below. 

Please check the CB2 website for changes or updates regarding additional committee meetings, updated Zoom video conferencing details and other information. Sign up for CB2's mailing list for up to date information.
EXECUTIVE
Carter Booth, Chair   
Mon., 5/4 6:30 PM - Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

Please register at the following link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-zCElTEcTICxgWvYz3antQ

SLA LICENSING 1 &2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Donna Raftery, Co-Chair
Tue., 5/5 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing
    
1a.*     Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Corporate Change Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
1b.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Change in Method of Operation to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • TWJ Family Foods, LLC d/b/a JoJos Philosophy, 169 Bleecker St. 10012 (OP-Restaurant/Bar) (to change hours Thurs.-Sat. to 4am) (laid over)
1d.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
1e.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
FYI/Renewals: Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (OP); Pi Bakerie, 512 Broome St. (RW); Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St. (OP); Kish Kash, 455 Hudson St. (RW); Blue Haven, 108 W. Houston St. (OP); Flip Sigi, 525 Hudson St. (OP); White Oak Tavern, 21 Waverly Pl. (OP); Caffe Palermo/Cannoli King, 148 Mulberry St. (OP); Artichoke Pizza, 111 Macdougal St., So. Store (BC); Extra Virgin, 259 W. 4th St. (OP)

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JOINT MEETING: PARKS/WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair and ARTS & INSTITUTIONS Robin Rothstein, Chair
Wed., 5/6 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing
  1. *Update by the Little Island team of status of Pier 55 (now called "Little Island")
  2. *Update by the Whitney Museum of status of Day’s End installation
  3. *Discussion by Hudson River Park Trust of the selection of concession at Pier 45 (canceled)
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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KzdOjPp5TJif3XpQu9IA8w

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 5/7 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing
  1. *Overview of NYC’s “open streets” program by the NYC Dept. of Transportation (DOT) with Q&A, comments from the NYC Council Speaker’s office, and discussion of the role of local organizations in implementation of the program, including input from block associations, tenant associations, business improvement districts and other community-based organizations.
  2. *Request for a temporary extension of the bicycle lane on 6th Ave. (Ave. of the Americas) from 8th St. to Canal St. during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
  3. *Request for the addition of temporary protective barriers to the bike lane on West Houston St. btw. Washington and West Sts. to provide safer access to the Hudson River Park greenway, until more permanent safety improvements can be added.
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QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 5/11 @ 6 PM - Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

1.  *New Application for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:
  • Blue Bottle Coffee, Inc., d/b/a, 2 Astor Pl. with 3 tables and 6 chairs (2152-2020-ASWC)

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EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair   
Mon., 5/11 @ 6:30 PM - Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

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JOINT MEETING: CB 1 Youth & Education Committee and CB 2 Schools & Education Committee Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Tues., 5/12 @ 5:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing. View Flyer Here
 
5:30 PM *After-school funding for calendar year 2021-22: Presentation by Bob Townley, Manhattan Youth

6:00 PM *Proposed federal legislation (H.R. 6563, 116th Congress) to create a $2 billion fund for providing remote learning resources: Presentation by Dennis Mihalksky and Jeff Mihok.

6:30 PM *Remote Learning and Planning for Fall 2020. Conversations with principals:
  • Shanna Douglas, MS 896 Lower Manhattan Community
  • Renny Fong, PS 130 Hernando De Soto
  • Jacqui Getz, MS 297 75 Morton
  • Terri Ruyter, PS/IS 276 Battery Park City 
  • Kelly Shannon, PS 41 Greenwich Village
  • Maggie Sienna, PS 343 Peck Slip

  • Joined by DOE representatives, Katie Maro, Chief Academic Officer
    s Chief of Staff and Judy Villeneuve, Chief Academic Officers Director of Policy and Engagement.
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LAND USE Anita Brandt, Co-Chair and Frederica Sigel, Co-Chair - MEETING CANCELLED
Wed., 5/13 @ 6:30 PM - Meeting Access via Video Conferencing
  1. *246 Spring St. (Between Varick St. and 6th Ave.) - DCP N200170ZCM is an application on behalf of CIM Group for certification by City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 37-73 of the Zoning Resolution to allow an open air cafe' of 472 square feet (part of the Dominick Hotel development) to be located within an existing public plaza. (laid over)

LANDMARKS Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 5/14 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing
  1. *186 Sullivan St. - Application is to add a rooftop structure on an existing three-story townhouse.
  2. *17 E. 9th St.-Application is to restore the stoop and the areaway to original, historic version. (already heard)
  3. *29 E. 11th St. -Application is to construct a rear horizontal extension and reinstate the front stoop stairs and entry.
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SLA LICENSING 1 & 2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Donna Raftery, Co-Chair
Mon., 5/18@ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

1a.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
1b.*     Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
1c.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Change in Method of Operation to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
Please register at the following link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JBbfrmZOQm-qteezkrhy7g

EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair   
Tues., 5/19 @ 6:30 PM - Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

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FULL BOARD Carter Booth, Chair  
Thurs., 5/21 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

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View May 2020 Full Board Packet (Agenda and Committee Reports)

Written testimony and/or virtual speaker cards can be submitted by email before 5:00 p.m.May 21, 2020 to info@cb2manhattan.org.  Please submit your name, agenda topic, and address. Public speakers will be limited to 2 minutes or less at the discretion of the Chair. We recommend submitting written testimony, which will be summarized at the meeting, to ensure an opportunity for your voice to be recognized.

EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair   
Tues., 5/26 @ 6:30 PM - Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-zCElTEcTICxgWvYz3antQ
CB2 hosts Lenox Health Greenwich Village "Ask the Experts” Presentation and Q&A
Wed., 5/27 @ 6:30 PM - Meeting Access via Video Conference
  • Alex Hellinger - Executive Director and Dr. Elan Levy - Associate Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Lenox Health Greenwich Village will provide an update and answer questions..

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nB4hRVJOSuyQWa4OjmYdgw

NOTES: The following committees are not meeting in May:
  • Social Services

May 2020 Calendar