Committee Agendas October 2016 Subject to Change
All Meetings are open to the public and held at our Board Office, 250 West 87th Street, unless otherwise noted
Proposed Committee Agendas Subject to Change
Transportation Committee, Andrew Albert and Dan Zweig, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, October 6, 7:00 PM *Note change of day for this month only.
1. Presentation by the Lincoln Square BID on locations for curb lane, sidewalk and street closures for WINTER’S EVE AT LINCOLN SQUARE on Monday, November 28, 2016.
2. Success of M86 Select Bus Service (SBS) and a presentation on the M79 SBS.
3. Parking regulations on West 71st Street between Broadway and West End Ave.
4. 326 West 77th Street (Riverside Drive – West End Avenue.) Application to the Department of Transportation by Lloyd Realty, LLC for a revocable consent to construct, maintain and use a new stoop and fenced-in area.
5. 322 Central Park West (West 92nd Street.) Application to the Department of Transportation by 322 Realty Corp. for a revocable consent to construct, maintain and use a fenced-in planted area on the northwest corner of intersection of West 92nd Street and Central Park West and to maintain and use two existing planters on the north sidewalk of West 92nd Street, west of Central Park West.
6. N/W/C Broadway and West 94th Street. New application #12659-2016-ANWS to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Mohammad Islam to construct and operate a newsstand on the northwest corner of Broadway and West 94th Street.
Housing Committee, Nick Prigo and Polly Spain, Co-Chairpersons
Monday, October 10, 6:30PM
Housing Development Fund Corporation (HDFC) cooperatives. Discussion with NYC Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) on the regulatory agreement for HDFC cooperatives and repeal of the DAMP tax cap. Information on HDFC is available at http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/owners/homeowner-hdfc.page
Preservation Committee, Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, October 13, 6:30 PM
1. 221 West 79th Street, d/b/a Voila Chocolate (Broadway – Amsterdam Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a window replacement on the second floor.
2. 513 Columbus Avenue, d/b/a Osteria Cotta Restaurant (West 85th Street.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for legalization of Store front.
3. 144 West 88th Street (Columbus - Amsterdam Avenues.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a front façade renovation.
4. 44 West 95th Street (Columbus Avenue – Central Park West.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a rear yard addition on three floors, rooftop addition, façade restoration, and new windows.
5. 212 West 93rd Street, Shaare Zedek Synagogue. Informational presentation on the proposed demolition of the building and construction of a new building that will include a new synagogue.
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, October 17, 7:00PM
1. Presentation by the Department of Parks & Recreation on the implementation of Participatory Budget request to create a designated bike path from West 72nd Street to West 83rd Street in Riverside Park. The project is in response to community concerns about bicycle and pedestrian conflicts on the existing waterfront Greenway.
2. Presentation by the Department of Parks & Recreation on reconstruction of the existing park paths and landscape in the interior of Riverside Park from West 91st Street to West 95th Street.
3. Presentation by the Central Park Conservancy on the reconstruction of the West 86th Street – West 90th Street landscape and perimeter.
4. Update on committee discussions.
Land Use Committee, Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 PM
1. 8-10 West 70th Street, Congregation Shearith Israel. Application #74-07-BZ 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. Application to the Department of City Planning for a public plaza at 1991 Broadway (West 67th-68th Streets).
Health & Human Services Committee, Catherine DeLazzero and Madge Rosenberg, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, October 25, 7:00 PM
Agenda to be announced.
1. Youth Crime Prevention Strategies.
2. HHS priorities for the FY2018 NYC capital and expense budgets.
Business & Consumer Issues Committee, Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero,
Wednesday, October 26, 7:00 PM *Note change of day for this month only*
New applications to the SLA for two-year liquor licenses:
1. 1889 Broadway (West 63rd Street.) West 63 Empire Associates, LLC and the Empire Rooftop, LLC, d/b/a Empire Hotel/Empire Rooftop.
2. 410 Amsterdam Avenue (80th Street.) Public Market Inc., d/b/a Boka.
3. 505 Columbus Avenue (84th Street.) Jaknap LLC, d/b/a Kefi
4. 768 Amsterdam Avenue (97th Street.) Louis Colantino, Entity to be formed, d/b/a Patron North.
Alteration application to the SLA:
5. 430 Amsterdam Avenue (81st Street.) Third Avenue Restaurant Inc., d/b/a Jake’s Dilemma. Adding floor space and an additional bar.
Unenclosed Sidewalk Café Renewals:
6. 511 Amsterdam Avenue (West 85th Street.) Renewal application #2008459-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by EE Bar, LLC, d/b/a E’s Bar, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 8 tables and 20 seats.
New Unenclosed Sidewalk Café Applications:
7. 676 Amsterdam Avenue (West 93rd Street.) New application #7967-2016-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Sunflower Amsterdam, LLC, d/b/a Sunflower Café, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 8 tables and 24 seats.
8. 2737 Broadway (West 105th Street.) New application #9793-2016-ASWC to the Department of
Consumer Affairs by The Westside of Broadway Restaurant Group, Inc., d/b/a Toast, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 15 tables and 30 seats.
New application under change of ownership:
9. 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.
Youth, Education & Libraries Committee, Blanche Lawton and Eric Shuffler, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, October 27, 6:30 PM
1. Presentation by the New York Public Library for an addition of one exterior canopy lighting fixture outside the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, and replacement of lighting fixtures within the exterior blade signs over the Amsterdam Avenue entrance.
2. Discussion of CEC school rezoning proposal.
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 email@example.com or by fax to (212) 595-9317.
Resolutions adopted at the committee meetings will be reported at the Full Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 beginning at 6:30 PM at Mount Sinai West Hospital, 1000 Tenth Avenue (West 59th Street.)