Committee Agendas            July 2016               Subject to Change

All Meetings are held at our Board Office, 250 West 87th Street, unless otherwise noted.

Housing Committee, Nick Prigo and Polly Spain, Co-Chairpersons
Monday, July 11, 6:30PM

1.    Presentation by Walter N. South, President of "The Trust for Affordable Housing, Inc." a non-profit corporation that focuses on the creation of permanently affordable housing.
2.   Committee members comments and questions.
3.    Public comments and questions.
4.    District needs statement and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018.
5.    Committee members discussion regarding future housing issues that should be addressed during 2016-2017 Housing Committee session.

Transportation Committee, Andrew Albert and Dan Zweig, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 PM

1.    Request by 201 West 77th Street (Amsterdam Avenue-Broadway) to FDNY to remove the large fire truck cage in the curb lane in front of their building.
2.    Updates by DOT on Citibike and the implementation of the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane.
3.    District needs statement and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018.

Business & Consumer Issues Committee, Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero,
Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, July 13, 7:00 PM
Applications to the SLA for two-year liquor licenses:

1.    625 Columbus Avenue (West 90th Street) Fatmir Caushi d/b/a To Be Determined.
2.    924 Amsterdam Avenue (West 109th Street) Amsterdam Ranchito Corp. d/b/a New Ranchito.
3.    1012-1018 Amsterdam Avenue (West 110th Street) Madrel LLC, d/b/a To Be Determined.
Class Change and Alteration application to existing Wine & Beer license: 
4.    489 Columbus Avenue (West 83rd Street) Shree Laxmi Indian Cuisine, d/b/a Savoury Indian Cuisine.
Unenclosed Sidewalk Café Renewals:
5.    483 Amsterdam Avenue (West 83rd Street.) Renewal application #2007741-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Nicky Meatballs, Inc., d/b/a Polpette, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 6 tables and 15 seats.
6.    936 Amsterdam Avenue (West 106th Street.) Renewal application DCA# 6816-2016-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Amsterdam GS Corporation, d/b/a The Ellington, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 27 tables and 58 seats.
New application Under Change of Ownership:
7.    2636 Broadway (West 100th Street.) New application under change of ownership ULURP# N160153ECM/ DCA# 15235-2015-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Spectrum Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a Manhattan Valley, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 8 tables and 20 seats.
New Unenclosed Sidewalk Café:
8.    286 Columbus Avenue (West 73rd – 74th Street.) New Application #7798-2016-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Guyers, Inc, d/b/a Guyers, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 10 tables and 20 seats.
9.   District needs statement and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018.

Preservation Committee, Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, July 14, 6:30 PM
1.    48-50 W 69th Street (Columbus Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for alterations to areaway and entry, rear yard and rooftop additions, and excavation.
2.    1 Riverside Drive (West 72nd Street.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to add exterior canopies/awnings above windows and the main entrance.
3.    121 West 81st Street (Columbus Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a bulkhead and 3rd floor windows. 
4.    262 Central Park West (West 86th – 87th Streets.) Application #18-7160 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for window replacements.
5.    236 West 101st Street (Broadway- West End Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a penthouse and bulkhead addition and a rear extension.
6.    299 Riverside Drive (West 102nd Street.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a through wall AC and window replacement.
7.    Revisions to the 347 West End Avenue LPC application.  The primary West End Avenue Façade including the wood windows and doors would be cleaned and restored, a rooftop addition would be set back behind the West End Avenue pitched roof and the rear façade, and a full width bay that rises five stories would be installed on the rear of the building.

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
The committee will not meet in July.

Land Use Committee, Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, July 20, 7:00 PM

1.    8 West 70th Street, Congregation Shearith Israel. Application to the Board of Standards and Appeals by Congregation Shearith Israel for an extension of time to complete construction and for a minor amendment to plans.  The amendment reflects changes to interior layouts to comply with building code and accommodate HVAC systems.
2.    District needs statement and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018.

Youth, Education & Libraries Committee, Blanche Lawton and Eric Shuffler, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, July 21, 6:30 PM

District needs statement and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018.

Health & Human Services Committee, Catherine DeLazzero and Madge Rosenberg, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 PM

1.    Vote on the Department of Parks & Recreation’s proposed renovation of Bloomingdale Playground, Amsterdam Avenue and 104th Street.
2.    District needs statement and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018.

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, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016, beginning at 6:30 PM at Fordham University, 113 West 60 Street (Columbus Avenue.)