Committee Agendas                              May 2017             

All Meetings are open to the public and held at our Board Office, 250 West 87th Street, unless otherwise noted. Proposed Agendas, Subject to Change

Transportation Committee
Andrew Albert and Howard Yaruss, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, May 9, 7:00 PM

1.    Secondary street naming of the north-west corner of Columbus Avenue and West 71st Street, in honor of Mrs. Ponsie B. Hilman.
2.    Secondary street naming of the north-west intersection of West 97th Street and Columbus Avenue, in honor of Maggi Peyton.
3.    S/E/C Broadway and West 88th Street. New application # 5359-2017-ANWS to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Muhammad Amjad to construct and operate a newsstand on the southeast corner of Broadway and West 88th Street.
4.    Update on the West 88th Street Citibike stand. 
5.    Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.
6.    Final review of updates for the FY2019 District Needs Statement. 

Communications Committee
Linda Alexander and Su Robotti, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, May 10, 5:30PM

Discussion of committee’s working principles and FY2019 district needs statement.

Business & Consumer Issues Committee
Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, May 10, 7:00 PM
New applications to the SLA for two-year liquor licenses
:
1.    21 West End Avenue (West 61st Street.) Café 21, d/b/a Café 21.
2.    480 Amsterdam Avenue (West 83rd Street.) Two Melons LLC, d/b/a JG Melon.
3.    566 Amsterdam Avenue (West 87th Street.) La Petit Amelie LLC, d/b/a Amelie Wine Bar.
4.    160 Riverside Drive (West 88th Street.) Ollie's Hiro Sushi Inc., d/b/a To be Determined.
5.    517 Columbus Avenue (West 85th Street.) EGS, LLC, d/b/a The Viand.
6.    2020 Broadway (West 69th Street.) Borja Enterprise LLC, d/b/a To be Determined.
7.    2028-2032 Broadway (West 70th Street.) Mamexicana LLC, d/b/a To be Determined.

Postponed to the June 14, 2017 BCI Meeting by applicant: 36 West 106th Street (Central Park West) 36 West 106th Street Joint Venture, d/b/a Jazz on the Park.

New Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafés:
8.    283 Amsterdam Avenue (West 73rd Street.) New application #4870-2017-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Nabucco LLC, d/b/a Salumeria Rosi, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 18 tables and 36 seats.
9.    172 W. 79th Street (West 79th Street.) New application #5515-2017-AWC to the Department ofConsumer Affairs by Amsterdam Avenue Bagels Inc., d/b/a Bagels & Co, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 12 tables and 28 seats
Unenclosed Sidewalk Café Renewal Application:
10.    898 Amsterdam Avenue (West 103rd Street.) Renewal application #2021277-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Primavera Mexican LLC, d/b/a Casa Mexicana, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 9 tables and 22 seats.
11.    Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.

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

1.    143 West 87th Street (Columbus-Amsterdam Avenues.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for facade restoration, replacement of windows, modification of first floor window, replacement of rear elevation and installation of roof dunnage and condensing unit.
2.    230 West 103rd Street (Broadway-West End Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for legalization of 17 windows installed in non-compliance, 3 new windows, and modification of 1 window.
3.    Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.

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, May 15, 7:00PM

1.    Presentation on a new public art installation by artist Naomi Lawrence that will be
coming to Anibal Aviles Playground, West 108th Street and Columbus Avenue, in mid-June.
2.    Discussion with Bob Wyman regarding current climate-related initiatives and developments affecting CB7.
3.    Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.
4.    Update on committee discussions.

Land Use Committee
Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, May 17, 7:00 PM

1.    21 West End Avenue. Riverside Center (West 60th – 61st Streets.)  Application #2017-98-BZ to the Board of Standards and Appeals by SoulCycle 21 West End Avenue, LLC, for a special permit to legalize a Soul Cycle physical culture establishment on a portion of the first floor (Opened December 2016.)
2.    584 Columbus Avenue (West 88th – 89th Streets.)  Application to the Board of Standards and Appeals by the Fhitting Room for a special permit to permit a physical culture establishment on the first floor of an existing 9-story building.
3.    Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.
4.    Final review of updates for the FY2019 District Needs Statement. 

Youth, Education & Libraries Committee
Blanche Lawton, Chairperson
Thursday, May 18, 6:30 PM

1.    Conversation with Community Education Council member Lucas Liu on the status of CEC initiatives and an overview of the needs of public schools in the District.
2.    Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.

Housing Committee,
Jeannette Rausch, Chairperson
Monday, May 22, 6:30PM 
  
Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.

Postponed to June 12, 2017: HDFCs. Discussion with GloryAnn Hussey Kerstein, HDFC shareholder in CD7 and member of the HDFC Coalition Steering Committee, and Michael Palma Mir, an HDFC shareholder in West Harlem and co-founder of the HDFC Coalition, on Housing Development Fund Corporation (HDFC) cooperatives and HPD’s proposed regulatory agreement.

Health & Human Services Committee
Catherine DeLazzero and Madge Rosenberg, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, May 23, 7:00 PM

1.    Research on how childhood experiences have an impact on development of children's brains
   Nelly Alia-Klein, PhD, Associate Professor
   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
   Friedman Brain Institute, Department of Psychiatry (Primary)
   Co-Chief of NARC (Neuropsychoimaging of Addiction and Related Conditions) Research Program.
2.    Review of CB7’s Core and Working Principles.
3.    Lantern Group
Amy Berg, senior vice president
Lorin Blake, program director.
4.    Weill Cornell in our community
Alessia Daniele, Manager of Government & Community Affairs
Weill Cornell Medicine, Office of External Affairs.

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, or visit www.nyc.gov/mcb7. 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, June 6, beginning at 6:30 PM, Fordham University, 113 West 60th Street (Columbus Avenue.)