Committee Agendas                September 2014                                             

Proposed Committee Agendas    Subject to Change

Housing Committee, Nick Prigo, Chairperson
Joint with the Land Use Committee, Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Monday, September 8, 6:30PM
1.    Revisiting the issue of segregating tenants in affordable units: the "poor door" and building amenities.
2.    Continued planning for Upper West Side housing forum: "PRESERVING OUR COMMUNITY:
Affordable Housing, Economic Diversity, Tough Choices, and the Future of the Upper West Side"

Transportation Committee, Andrew Albert and Dan Zweig, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, September 9, 7:00 PM
1.    Neighborhood in the Nineties’ traffic proposals.
2.    Review of recommendations in the Nelson Nygaard and Upper West Side traffic studies.
3.    908 Amsterdam Avenue, Store B, New App Car & Limo (West 104th -105th Street.) Renewal application #B02782 to NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission by New App Car & Limo at 908 Amsterdam Avenue for a For Hire Base Station license.
4.    72 West 106th Street, New Family Radio Dispatch (Columbus Avenue.) Renewal application #B01527 to NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission by New Family Radio Dispatch, Inc. at 72 West 106th Street for a For Hire Base Station license.
5.    New business.

Business & Consumer Issues Committee, Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero,
Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, September 10, 7:00 PM
Alteration Application to the SLA to extend hours of an existing liquor license.
1.    511 Amsterdam Avenue (West 80th Street.) EE Bar LLC, d/b/a E's Bar.
New Applications to the SLA for two-year liquor licenses:
2.    160 Columbus Avenue (West 68th Street) Equinox SC Upper West Side Inc. & 369 Food Corp., d/b/a To Be Determined.
3.    226 West 79th Street (Broadway.) Explorer NYC Corp., d/b/a Burke & Wills.
4.    452 Amsterdam Avenue (West 82nd Street) PB Wealth Inc., d/b/a Sen.
Unenclosed Sidewalk Café Renewal Applications:
5.    2012 Broadway (West 68th – 69th Streets.) Renewal application #1282959-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Nanoosh Broadway, LLC, d/b/a Nanoosh, for a two-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 6 tables and 12 seats.
6.    426 Amsterdam Avenue (West 80th – 81st Streets.) Renewal application #1428051-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Luke’s Lobster III, LLC, d/b/a Luke’s Lobster, for a two-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 3 tables and 6 seats.
7.    430 Amsterdam Avenue (West 81st Streets.) Renewal application DCA# 1096363-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Third Ave. Rest. Inc., d/b/a Jake’s Dilemma, for a two-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 8 tables and 21 seats.
8.    2637 Broadway (West 100th Street.) Renewal application DCA# 1280169-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by S.A.V.  Associates, Inc., d/b/a Turkuaz, for a two-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 16 tables and 32 seats.
9.    2740 Broadway (West 105th Street.) Renewal application DCA# 1222176-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Silver Moon Bakery, Inc., d/b/a Silver Moon Bakery, for a two-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 15 tables and 30 seats.

Preservation Committee, Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, September 11, 6:30 PM

140-142 West 81st Street, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (Amsterdam- Columbus Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for rooftop addition and window replacement.

Postponed to October: 55 Central Park West (West 66th Street.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for replacement of the existing rooftop addition on the south terrace with a new penthouse and for window replacement.

Directed by the City Charter mandate that Community Boards review matters prior to consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the Preservation Committee reviews the “appropriateness” of proposed changes to individually designated landmarks as well as to properties listed within the Upper West Side’s Historic Districts.

Parks & Environment Committee, Klari Neuwelt, Chairperson
Monday, September 15, 7:00PM
1.    Discussion with Melissa Goldberg, DPR Director of Concession Compliance, about Manhattan food
concessions’ operations and issues.
2.    Central Park. Reconstruction of the Boat Landings on the Lake.
3.    Central Park. Site Improvements and Construction of an Accessible Ramp at the East 64th Street Entrance,
the main entrance to the Arsenal and the Zoo.
4.    Update on committee discussions.

Land Use Committee, Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, September 17, 7:00 PM
1.    2465 Broadway, d/b/a SoulCycle (West 91st – 92nd Streets.) Application to the Board of Standards & Appeals by Rothkrug Rothkrug & Spector, LLP to allow a physical culture establishment to be operated as SoulCycle within portions of an existing commercial building located in C4-6A/EC-3 and R8 zoning districts.
2.    Recap of Upper West Side Urban Renewal retail enlargement projects.
3.    Riverside South/Riverside Center. Recaps of the Collegiate School project and affordable housing at One West End Avenue.
4.    Update on affordable housing forum.

Youth, Education & Libraries Committee, Blanche Lawton and Eric Shuffler, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, September 18, 6:30 PM
Jessica Jenkins, new principal at West Side Secondary School of Urban Studies, will discuss the West Side's new 6-12 school at the site of the former Beacon HS. 
 
Health & Human Services Committee, Madge Rosenberg and Barbara Van Buren,
Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, September 23, 6:30 PM
Agenda to be announced.

Meetings take place at the Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street, unless otherwise indicated. Agendas are subject to change. To confirm committee agendas and meeting locations, call the Board office at (212) 362-4008. Send comments by e-mail to office@cb7.org or by fax to (212) 595-9317.
Resolutions adopted at the committee meetings will be reported at the Full Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, beginning at 6:30 PM at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 Tenth Avenue (West 59th Street.)

 

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