Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




Calendar


Parks/Waterfront
Traffic & Transporation
Environment, Public Safety & Public Health
Affordable Housing Working Group
Sidewalks/Street Activities
SLA Licensing I
SLA Licensing II
Land Use
Landmarks I
Landmarks II
Schools & Education
Nominating Committee
Executive
ByLaws
Social Services
Full Board
Precinct Community Council Meetings


AMENDED OCTOBER CALENDAR 2014

*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., 10/1 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Building, 5 Washington Place, Room 101

1.    Update on the status and plans for the development of St. Vincent’s Triangle Park and the NYC AIDS Memorial.
2.    *Update on Elizabeth Street Garden. (laid over)
3.    *Capital and Expense Budget Priorities for FY 2016.

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION
Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 10/2 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Bobst Library, Room L1150, 70 Washington Square South

1.*    Request to pedestrianize Howard St. bet. Mercer St. and Broadway. (laid over)
2.*    Request to daylight (remove a parking space) on the south side of Washington Sq. S. just west of Sullivan St. to provide visibility to turning vehicles.
3.*    Request for a bus shelter on 7th Avenue South at the M20 stop just north of Bleecker St.

ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC SAFETY & PUBLIC HEALTH
Robert Woodworth, Chair
Mon. 10/6 @ 6:30 PM – LGBT Center, 208 W 13 St (btw. 7th/8th Aves)

1.    *Presentation and discussion with Dr. Leonardo Trasasnde, who is seeking community support for funding a study of biomarkers in children exposed to chemicals released in the World Trade Center disaster.
2.    *Community input on capital and expense budget priorities for FY2016.
3.    *Discussion of a proposed resolution in response to a public presentation at the last meeting about tobacco marketing targeted at children.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING WORKING GROUP
Susan Wittenberg
Mon., 10/6 @ 8:45 AM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

SIDEWALKS/STREET ACTIVITIES
Maury Schott, Chair
Mon., 10/6 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House (Auditorium), 272 Sixth Ave

1.*  New App. to Department of Consumer Affairs for Newsstand at:
•    Southeast Corner of West Houston St. & Greenwich St. (In front of 299 West Houston St. NY, NY 10014) (12085-2014-ANWS)
•    168 Bowery, Southwest corner, Kenmare St. and Bowery (13143-2014-ANWS)

2.*  Renewal App. for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk cafe for:
•    Wogie’s, Inc., d/b/a Wogie’s, 39 Greenwich Ave., with 16 tables & 32 chairs (1160623-DCA)
•    PPF Holdings, LLC, d/b/a McCoy, 89 MacDougal St., with 14 tables & 28 chairs (2008312-DCA)

3.*  New App. for revocable consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk cafe for:

FYI Sidewalk Café Renewals:
•    C & O Coffee Shop, Inc., 28 8th Ave., with 5 tables & 10 chairs (1277859-DCA)
•    Caffe Silvestri, Inc., 191 Hester St., with 21 tables & 42 chairs (0956923-DCA)
•    Babu Foods, Inc., 468 Hudson St., with 17 tables & 37 chairs (1157473-DCA)
•    Olio Restaurants, LLC d/b/a Olio, 3 Greenwich Ave., with 21 tables & 46 chairs (1344146-DCA)
•    Pasta Bistro Grill, Inc., 93 MacDougal St., with 5 tables & 10 chairs (1311319-DCA)
•    Dessyn Bakery Corp., d/b/a Millefeuille Bakery, 552 LaGuardia Pl., with 5 tables & 10 chairs (1431733-DCA)
•    Zestful Management Corp. d/b/a Bar 6, 502 Avenue of the Americas, with 4 tables & 12 chairs (0919619-DCA)
•    Zossima, Inc., d/b/a Doma Na Rohu, 27 ½ Morton St., with 6 tables & 12 chairs (1424566-DCA)
•    172 Bleecker St. Rest., Inc. d/b/a Café Español, 190 Sullivan St., with 4 tables & 8 chairs (1080119-DCA)
•    172 Bleecker St. Rest., Inc. d/b/a Café Español, 172 Bleecker St., with 3 tables & 6 chairs (0920629-DCA)
•    151 Bleecker LLC., 151 Bleecker St., with 8 tables & 6 chairs (1348223-DCA)
•    400 West 14th Inc., d/b/a Gaslight, 400 W. 14th St. , with 24 tables & 48 chairs (1346493-DCA)
•    Metizo Inc., d/b/a Good Restaurant, 89 Greenwich Ave., with 7 tables & 16 chairs (1160579-DCA)
•    Babu Foods Inc., 468 Hudson St., with 17 tables & 37 chairs (1157473-DCA)

Please contact the CB2 office if you have an issue with a FYI Sidewalk Café renewal application or to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.

SLA LICENSING #I
Carter Booth, Robert Ely, Co-Chairs
Tues., 10/7 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1a.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Renewal License to sell liquor on-premise:
•    G.D.P Enterprises Inc. d/b/a Agozar Restaurant, 324 Bowery 10012
•    St. Helene, LLC d/b/a Chez Sardine, 183 W. 10th St. (addition)
•    406 Broome St. Rest. Inc. d/b/a Brinkley’s, 406 Broome St., aka 199 Lafayette St., 10013 (addition)
 
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine or liquor on-premise:
•      Tango House, Inc./Colonnades Restaurant Associates, Ltd. d/b/a Malbec Restaurant & Bar/Tango House, 428 Lafayette St. 10013 (on-premise) (laid over)
•      L’Atre Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a L’aile Ou La Cuisse, 314 Bleecker St. 10014 (on-premise) (laid over)
 
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License:
•      C. Ho On Behalf of an entity to be determined, d/b/a TBD, 121 West 3rd St. 10001
•      Afran Management Co., LLC, d/b/a Manousheh, 193 Bleecker St. 10012 (laid over)
 
1d.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise:
•      Oyster City, 240 Mulberry St. 10012 (withdrawn)
•      200 MB Corp., 82 West 3rd St. 10012
•      Oppa Corp., 162 West 4th St. 10015
•      Layla Tov Inc., d/b/a Westville, 333 Hudson St. 10014
•      Tourbillion45 LLC, d/b/a TBD, 234 Spring St. 10013
•      An Entity to be formed by Louis Fugazy and Dan Harvey, 70 University Pl. 10003 (transfer license)

FYI Renewals: The Venue at 93 Greenwich, 93 Greenwich Ave. (on-premise); Acme Bar & Grill, 9 Great Jones St. (on-premise; Pinche Taqueria, 333 Lafayette St. S. Store #2 (on-premise); Le Pain Quotidien, 100 Grand St. (RW); Epistrophy, 200 Mott St. (on-premise); Emporio, 231 Mott St. (on-premise); Fig & Olive Thirteen Street, 420 W. 13th St. (on-premise); Lombardi’s, 32 Spring St. (on-premise); 3 Sheets Saloon, 134 W. 3rd St. (on-premise); Kano Restaurant, 324 Spring St. (on-premise); Roland Restaurant Group, Inc., 9 E. 13th St. (on-premise); Brad’s NYU, 10 Waverly Pl. (on-premise); Mottsu, 285 Mott St. (RW); Vincent’s, 119 Mott St. (on-premise); Buvette, 42-44 Grove St. (on-premise); 49 Grove; 49 Grove St. (on-premise); Kiss & Fly, 409 W. 13th St. (on-premise); Ribalta, 48 E. 12th St. (on-premise); Alexandra, 455 Hudson St. (on-premise); Hudson Bar and Books, 636 Hudson 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., 10/8 @ 6:30 PM- Little Red School House (Auditorium), 272 Sixth Ave.

1.    *102 Greene Street [Continuation of Hearing] (East side of Greene Street between Spring and Prince.) Application #C-140353-ZSM submitted by BLDG Greene St. LLC to the City Planning Commission pursuant to ZR 74-711 to modify 1) Section 43-17 to allow enlargement of an existing 3-story building containing Joint Living Work Quarters for Artists, and 2) Section 41-10 to allow UG 2 residential on portions of the ground floor through 5th floor and penthouse in an M1-5A zoning district within the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District.
2.    341 Canal Street (northwest corner of Greene).  An application for renewal of a special permit pursuant to 74-712 originally granted in 2008 to allow construction of a new building with ground floor retail and residential in floors 2-6 plus penthouse in an M1-5B zoning district within the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District (addition).
3.    Presentation regarding the aesthetic environmental and economic benefits of brick and masonry construction by the Association of Brick Mason Contractors and the Int'l Masonry Institute (addition).

SLA LICENSING #II
Carter Booth, Robert Ely, Co-Chairs
Thurs., 10/9 @ 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:
 
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Corporate Change to beer and wine or liquor on-premise:
•      BGH Dining, Inc. d/b/a Shuka Dining Bar, 24 Greenwich Ave. 10011 (RW) (laid over)
•      Quintoquarto, Inc., 14-16 Bedford St. 10014 (on-premise)

1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
•     55 Greenwich Café, Inc. d/b/a Bluestone Lane, 55 Greenwich Ave. 10014 (RW)

1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License:
•      O Café on 6th LLC, 482 6th Ave. 10011
•      Mirtos Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Village Den Restaurant, 225 West 12th St. 10011
 
1e.*     Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise:
•      Lost Boy, LLC, 33 Bedford St. 10014
•      Blue LLC, d/b/a TBD, 101 Perry St. 10012
•      Michelle Massner and Frank Baldassare through an entity TBD, 99 Bank St. 10014
•      S. Management Group, LLC, 641 Hudson St. 10014
•      5 Ninth Avenue, LLC., 5 Ninth Avenue 10014 (attorney requested layover)
•      Sugar Factory American Brasserie Meatpacking LLC, d/b/a Sugar Factory, 1-3-5 Little West 12th St. 10014
•      Down and Dirty Tacos and Tequila Bar Meatpacking LLC, d/b/a Down and Dirty Tacos and Tequila Bar, 835 Washington St. 10014

LANDMARKS & PUBLIC AESTHETICS 1st MEETING
Sean Sweeney, Doris Diether, Co-Chairs
Tues., 10/14 @ 6:30 PM- St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall

1. * 192 Grand Street – Application is to reconstruct the front façade, replace ground floor infill, and construct an addition.
2. * 484 Broadway – Application is to install a barrier-free access ramp.
3. * 317 West 11th Street – Application is to alter the entrance and areaway and construct a stoop, construct a rooftop bulkhead, reconstruct an existing rear extension, and excavate the rear yard.
4. * 687B Greenwich Street – Application is to construct a roof addition.
5. * 41 West 11th Street – Application is to demolish the existing rear yard addition and construct rooftop and rear yard additions. (laid over)
6. * 125 MacDougal Street, aka 117-119 West 3rd Street – Application is to install awnings, and to legalize façade alterations completed without Landmarks Preservation Commission permit(s).

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
Heather Campbell, Jeannine Kiely, Co-Chairs
Wed., 10/15 @ 7:30 PM- Judson Church (Assembly Hall), 239 Thompson St.
     
      1) 75 Morton Update
      2) Bleecker School: Extending the School Election Notice Date
      3) Presentation of Demographic Analysis

NOMINATING COMMITTEE  Dr. Shirley Smith, Chair
Thurs., 10/16 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
[This meeting is not open to the public.]

EXECUTIVE
David Gruber, Chair 
Mon., 10/20 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

BY-LAWS
  Katy Bordonaro, Chair
Mon., 10/20 @ 7:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

SOCIAL SERVICES
Sasha Greene Chair
Tues., 10/21 @ 6:30 PM- St. John’s Lutheran Church (Sanctuary), 81 Christopher St.

1) Presentation by Roy Leavitt, Executive Director and CEO of Greenwich House.
2) Presentation by Michelle D'Amato, Program Director at SAGE.
3) Presentation by the 6th Precinct's Community Affairs Officers.

LANDMARKS & PUBLIC AESTHETICS
1st MEETING Sean Sweeney, Doris Diether, Co-Chairs
Tues., 10/21 @ 6:30 PM- St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall
[MEETING CANCELLED]

FULL BOARD
David Gruber, Chair
Thur., 10/23 @ 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.


PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETINGS


1st Pct. Thurs., 10/30 @ 6:30 PM 1st Precinct Station House, 16 Ericsson Place
5th Pct. Wed., 10/29 @ 7:00 PM 5th Precinct Station House, 19 Elizabeth Street
6th Pct. Wed., 10/29 @ 7:30 PM Church of Our Lady of Pompeii, 25 Carmine St., Father Demo Hall (lower level) (Please use Bleecker St. entrance.)
9th Pct. Tues., 10/21 @ 7:00 PM   9th Pct. Station House, 321 East 5th St. 2nd Floor

NOTE:
The Arts & Institutions Committee is not meeting in the month of October.

Please click here to download the Amended Calendar of Meeting for October 2014.

October 2014 Calendar