Committee Agendas September 2015

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

Proposed Agendas Subject to Change

Please check committee meeting dates as some have been moved for the Jewish holidays.


Special Land Use Committee, Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, September 3, 7:00 PM

70 West 93rd Street, Columbus Manor (Columbus Avenue.) The proposed action is a modification of the West Side Large Scale Residential Development pursuant to ZR Section 78-06(b)(3) to permit the construction of approximately 14,730  square feet of retail floor area at the ground floor of the building located at 70 West 93rd Street (between 92nd and 93rd), and the construction of a new rooftop open area at the level of the second story (above the retail area) for use by the building’s tenants.
Business & Consumer Issues Committee, Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero,
Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, September 9, 7:00 PM
Applications to the SLA for two year liquor licenses:

1.    2170-2178 Broadway (West 77th Street) OTA Partners II LLC, d/b/a To be Determined.
2.    998 Amsterdam Avenue (West 109th Street) Tannadice LLC, d/b/a To be Determined.
3.    427 Amsterdam Avenue (West 80th Street) Tai Kai Inc., d/b/a Momoya Upper West.
4.    2636 Broadway (West 100th Street) Spectru Restaurants, d/b/a d/b/a To be Determined.
5.    1991 Broadway (West 67th Street) Sugar Factory Broadway LLC, d/b/a Sugar Factory.
6.    80 Riverside Drive (West 80th Street) Cosmopolitan Broadcasting Corporation d/b/a Riverside Tower Hotel.
7.    483 Columbus Avenue (West 83rd Street) LVSS Inc., d/b/a Bellini. (Existing W/B, upgrade to full On-Premises.)
Enclosed Café Renewal Applications:
8.    200 Columbus Avenue (West 69th Street.) Renewal application #1271565DCA / ULURP #N150443ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Magnolia Columbus Avenue, LLC, d/b/a Magnolia Bakery, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 15 tables and 39 seats.
9.    269 Columbus Avenue (West 72nd – 73rd Streets) Renewal application #1392078DCA /ULURP #N150429ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by 72nd & Columbus Restaurant, LLC d/b/a AG Kitchen for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 16 tables and 34 seats.
10.    366 Columbus Avenue (West 77th Street.) Renewal application ULURP# N120250ECM/ DCA# 1282506 to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Shake Shack 366 Columbus, LLC, d/b/a Shake Shack, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 12 tables and 34 seats.
11.   2290 Broadway (West 83rd Street.) Renewal application #1350796DCA/ ULURP #N140425ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Corned Beef Express, LLC, d/b/a Artie’s Delicatessen, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 26 tables and 54 seats.
New/Change of Ownershp Enclosed Café Application:
12.    320 Columbus Avenue (West 75th Street.) New/change of ownership application #5143-2015-ASWC /ULURP #N150414ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Shreeji Swami Restaurant, Inc. d/b/a Saffron Indian Cuisine for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 10 tables and 26 seats.

Preservation Committee, Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, September 10, 6:30 PM

1.    41 West 76th Street (Columbus Avenue – Central Park West.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a one-story extension, facade restoration, window replacement, and new windows on the rear facade.
2.    44 West 77th Street (Columbus Avenue – Central Park West.) Application # 17-0663 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to replace windows.
3.    219 West 71 Street (Broadway.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a handicap/ wheelchair lift at the front entryway.
4.    949 West End Avenue (West 106th – 107th Streets.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to replace the cornice and parapet.
Approved at Staff-level
      •    565 West End Avenue, Apt# 20C (West 87th Street.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to install an A/C compressor unit on the terrace.
Postponed by applicant
      •    2100 Broadway, The Apple Bank Building (West 73rd – 74th Streets.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for an ADA entry ramp, ATM’s within 73rd alcove entry, relocation of existing grillwork, and new door.

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.


Land Use Committee, Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, September 16, 7:00 PM

Agenda to be announced.

Youth, Education & Libraries Committee, Eric Shuffler and Blanche Lawton, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, September 17, 6:30 PM

Agenda to be announced.

Parks & Environment Committee, Klari Neuwelt, Chairperson
Monday, September 21, 7:00PM

Update on committee discussions.

Housing Committee, Nick Prigo, Chairperson
Monday, September 24, 6:30PM

Agenda to be announced.

Transportation Committee, Andrew Albert and Dan Zweig, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, September 24, 7:00 PM
Location tba.

1.   West 95th - 96th Street (Broadway.) Request by Symphony Space to the board to extend the parking time limit on Broadway from West 95th to 96th Streets from 1 hour to 2 or 3 hours.
2.   MTA Capital Program.
3.   New Hudson Rail Tunnel.
4.   R179 delay (C line cars).
5.   Jason Whittet-possible pedestrian-safety improvements to traffic signals (G.E.)
6.   Pedal-assist bicycle legislation sponsor.
7.   Changes in Lincoln Square bowtie.
8.   Enforcement-Dan Zweig.
9.   Traffic stats – Richard Robbins.
10. Newsstand, N/W/C Columbus Avenue & West 92nd Street. Application #10682-2015-ANWS to the Department of Consumer Affairs by to construct and operate a newsstand on the northwest corner of Columbus Avenue and West 92nd Street.

Health & Human Services Committee, Madge Rosenberg and Catherine DeLazzero, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, September 30, 7:00 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 WEDNESDAY, October 7, 2015, beginning at 6:30 PM, location to be announced.