Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




Calendar



AMENDED
NOVEMBER 2014
CALENDAR OF MEETINGS


*PUBLIC HEARINGS are noted with asterisks.  MEETINGS AT THE COMMUNITY BOARD OFFICE ARE AT 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE VILLAGE, AT THE BOARD OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM ADJACENT TO SUITE 1A.  Calendar is subject to change, so we suggest that individuals visit our website [cb2manhattan.org] regularly for updates.   At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business".

PARKS/WATERFRONT Richard Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 11/5 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Place, Room 208
  1. *Presentation of the Jackson Square renovation plan by the Parks Department.
  2. Update by the Parks Department on in-process projects, including DeSalvio Playground, Father Fagan Park, DEP Water tunnel sites.
  3. Washington Square Park Conservancy update.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION
Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 11/6 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Building, 19 University Place, room 102
  1. * 8th Street and Ruth Wittenberg Triangle (bet. 8th & 9th Sts./Greenwich & 6th Aves.) Pedestrian Safety Improvements presented by NYCDOT.
  2. * Request for a Stop sign on Washington St. southbound at Bank St.
  3. * Request for a taxi stand at the northeast corner of West Houston and Varick (7th Ave.) Sts. in operation from 8:00 pm to 4:00 am (Postponed)
  4. * Request for alternate side parking (street cleaning rules) on east side of Elizabeth St. bet. Kenmare and Spring Sts. (No Parking 9:30 am - 11:00 am Tues. and Fri.).

SIDEWALKS/STREET ACTIVITIES Maury Schott, Chair
Mon., 11/10 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village [MEETING CANCELLED]

[If no renewal applications are requested to be heard, this meeting will be cancelled. Please check ammended calendar on the CB2 website for updates.]

FYI Sidewalk Café Renewals:
  • Pepe’s Rest. Group, LLC d/b/a Las Ramblas, 168 W. 4th St. Front A, with 2 tables & 4 chairs (1221449-DCA)
  • FeenJon Corportation, 103 MacDougal St. with 12 tables & 27 chairs (0855696-DCA)
  • Service Corp. d/b/a Jacques Restaurant, 20 Prince St. with 6 tables & 11 chairs (1173208-DCA)
  • Benny’s Burritos, Inc., d/b/a Benny’s Burritos, 111 Greenwich Ave., with 8 tables & 24 chairs (1067914-DCA)
  • The Other Room, Inc., 143 Perry St. with 2 tables & 6 chairs (1110366-DCA)
  • Restaurant 597 Inc., d/b/a Bus Stop, 597 Hudson St. with 10 tables & 20 chairs (0918358-DCA)
  • Lignoranti LLC, d/b/a Oficina Latina, 24 Prince St. with 2 tables & 4 chairs (1421348-DCA)
FYI Street Activity Renewals:
  • 5/2/15 Grace Church School Annual May Fair, E. 10th St. bet Broadway & 4th Ave.
Please contact the CB2 office if you have an issue with a FYI Sidewalk Café or Street Activity renewal application or to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.

LANDMARKS & PUBLIC AESTHETICS 1st MEETING Sean Sweeney, Doris Diether, Co-Chairs
Mon., 11/10 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House (Auditorium), 272 Sixth Ave

1.* 64 Wooster Street – Application is to install flagpoles and banners.
2.* 85 Grand Street, aka 75-87 Grand St. & 311/2 Greene St.  – Application is to alter the façade, replace steps, and install a barrier-free access lift.
3.* 41 West 11th Street – Application is to demolish the existing rear yard addition and construct rooftop and rear yard additions. (laid over)
4.* 37 West 12th Street – Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the future installation of windows. (laid over)
5.* 259 West 10th Street, aka 607-701 Greenwich St. – Application is to replace the entrance infill.
6.* 175 Sullivan Street – Application is to install canopies and signage and infill window openings.

SLA LICENSING #I
Carter Booth, Robert Ely, Co-Chairs
Mon., 11/10 @ 6:30 PM – Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium

1a.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Renewal License to sell liquor on-premise:

1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine or liquor on-premise:

•    SCM Culinary Suite, LLC d/b/a SCM Culinary Suite, 598 Broadway, 9th Floor 10012 (on-premise)
•    Tango House, Inc./Colonnades Restaurant Associates, Ltd. d/b/a Malbec Restaurant & Bar/Tango House, 428 Lafayette St. 10013 (on-premise)

1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):

•    Kings 55 Group, Inc., d/b/a Le Philosophe, 55 Bond St. 10012 (on-premise)
•    Akram Restaurant Management, Inc. d/b/a Da Gennaro, 129 Mulberry St. 10013 (on-premise);
•    Aux Epices, Inc. d/b/a Aux Epices, 121 Baxter St. 10013 (RW) (Change of Hours)
•    SPRBAR, Inc. d/b/a The Anchor, 310 Spring St. 10013 (on-premise) (Change in Method of Operation)
•    Hersha Hospitality Trust, d/b/a Hyatt Union Square, 76 E. 13th St. 10003 (on-premise)

1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License:


•    QL Wholesome Food, Inc., 226 Thompson St. 10012
•    Afran Management Co., LLC d/b/a Manousheh, 193 Bleecker St. 10012
•    Let’s East Cantina Inc., 173 Mott St. Basement. 10013

1e.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise:

•    176 Bleecker Franchise LLC, d/b/a 100 Montaditos, 176 Bleecker St. 10012 (Upgrade-Change of Class)
•    Entity to be formed by Matthew Piacentini, 116 MacDougal St. 10012
•    RGS Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Boots and Saddle, 100A 7th Ave. South 10014

FYI Renewals:
SPICE, 177 Prince St. (on-premise); Madame X, 94 West Houston St. (on-premise); Cielo, 14-20 Little W. 12th St. (on-premise); Sixty Soho/Thom Bar/Kittichai, 60 Thompson St. (on-premise); Dos Caminos, 475-477 W. Broadway (on-premise); Mary’s Fish Camp, 246 West 4th St. (RW); Botanica. 47 E. Houston St. (on-premise); Otto, 1 Fifth Ave. (on-premise); Hudson Clearwater, 447 Hudson St. (on-premise); Snack Company LLC, 105 Thompson St. (RW); Sugar Factory, 46 Gansevoort St. (on-premise); Great Jones Café, 54 Great Jones St. (on-premise); The Standard, 844-848 Washington St. (on-premise); Arthur’s Tavern, 57 Grove St. (on-premise); Saigon Market LLC, 91-93 University Place (on-premise); Employees Only LLC & America Bar Inst. of NY Inc., 510 Hudson St. (on-premise); Organika, 89 7th Ave. S. (on-premise); The Meatball Shop, 64 Greenwich Ave. (on-premise); Bell Book & Candle, 141 W. 10th St. (on-premise); GMG Industries Inc., d/b/a GMG Industries Inc., 40-42 Thompson St. (on-premise)

**Please contact the Board office if you have an issue with these applications, to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.

LAND USE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Tobi Bergman, Chair
Wed., 11/12 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Meyer Hall of Physics, 4 Washington Place, Room 121 (PLEASE NOTE CORRECTION OF ROOM NUMBER)
  1. *19 East Houston Street. Per requuirements of New York City Code Section 384 governing the disposal of city property, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will present to the committee the proposal for this project as approved by the City Council.
  2. *498 Broome St. Application 130066ZSM to the City Planning Commission by Goose Mountain NYC LLC for a special permit pursuant to ZR 74-711 to modify use regulations of 42-10 to facilitate a proposal to convert 6,295 gross square feet of floor area located on floors 2 through 6 of an existing six story vacant building from Joint Living Work Quarters for Artists (JLWQA) to Use Group 2 Residential.   The building is located on Block 487, Lot 6, in an M1-5A district in the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District.  The ground floor will be occupied by as-of-right Use Group 6 commercial uses.
  3. *Meatpacking District Business Improvement District. Application to the City Planning Commission for a new Business Improvement District generally bounded by Horatio Street to the south, 8th Avenue to the east, 17th Street to the north, and 11th Avenue to the west, to provide services including sanitation, landscape maintenance and beautification, public safety, economic development, advocacy, and administration.

SLA LICENSING #II
Carter Booth, Robert Ely, Co-Chairs
Thurs., 11/13 @ 6:30 PM – Judson Church (Assembly Hall), 239 Thompson St.

1a.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Renewal License to sell liquor on-premise:
  • Dorsia 8:30 LLC, d/b/a Windsor, 189 W. 10th St. aka 234 W. 4th St. (on-premise)(addition)

1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine or liquor on-premise:

•    L’Atre Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a L’aile Ou La Cuisse, 314 Bleecker St. 10014 (on-premise)
•    BGH Dining, Inc. d/b/a Jinya Ramen fka Shuka Dining Bar, 24 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (RW) (laid over)

1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):

•    Whynot My Way, LLC d/b/a Whynot Coffee, 14 Christopher St. 10011 (b&w) (increase/reconfiguration of tables & chairs)

1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License:

•    Delice & Sarrasin, LLC, 20 Christopher St. 10014
•    Mirtos Restaurant, Inc. d/b/a Village Den Restaurant, 225 West 12th St. 10011
•    Berrak NYC, LLC, d/b/a The Classic, 679 Greenwich St. 10014
•    Tea and Sympathy, Inc., 108 Greenwich Ave. 10011
•    Oaxaca Taqueria, 48 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (laid over)
•    Toby’s Coffee West Village LLC, d/b/a Toby’s Estate Coffee West Village, 44 Charles St. 10014 (Beer Only)

1e.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise:

•    Whynot My Way, LLC d/b/a Whynot Coffee, 14 Christopher St. 10011 (upgrade)
•    5 Ninth Avenue, LLC, 5 Ninth Avenue 10014
•    Blue, LLC d/b/a TBD, 101 Perry St. 10012
•    Oppa Corp., 162 West 4th St. 10014

EXECUTIVE
David Gruber, Chair 
Mon., 11/17 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

BY-LAWS
  Katy Bordonaro, Chair
Mon., 11/17 @ 7:30 PM CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
  1. Discussion of Public Members.

SOCIAL SERVICES
Sasha Greene Chair
Tues., 11/18 @ 6:30 PM- St. John’s Lutheran Church, (Fellowship Room) 81 Christopher St.
  1. Update on the Asian Women's Center by Karen Zhou.
  2. Update by MFY Legal Services on its Tenant Clinic in CB2.
  3. Report on Senior Centers by a Department for Aging representative.

FULL BOARD
David Gruber, Chair
Thurs., 11/20 @ 6:00 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium

THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:00 PM. SPEAKERS CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM 6:00 TO 6:30 PM. Reports from the Chair, District Manager, Borough President, Standing Committees. INDIVIDUALS WHO CANNOT ATTEND ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY IN ADVANCE TO THE BOARD OFFICE.  WRITTEN TESTIMONY WILL BE PLACED INTO THE RECORD.

LANDMARKS & PUBLIC AESTHETICS 2nd MEETING
Sean Sweeney, Doris Diether, Co-Chairs
Mon., 11/24 @ 6:30 PM- Grace School Church, 86 4th Avenue, Tuttle Hall
  1. *598 Broadway – Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the future installation of painted wall signs.
  2. *41 West 11th Street – Application is to demolish the existing rear yard addition and construct rooftop and rear yard additions, install a pergola and planters at the roof, and modify the areaway.
  3. *37 West 12th Street – Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the future installation of windows.
  4. *687B Greenwich Street - Application is to construct a rooftop addition.

NOTE:
The following committees will not be meeting in November:
•    Environment, Public Safety & Public Health
•    Schools & Education
•    Arts & Institutions (may be placed on the amended calendar)
•    Affordable Housing Task Force
Please click here to download the Calendar of Meeting for November 2014.

November 2014 Calendar