Full Board Meeting


Tuesday, June 2, 2015  6:30 PM
Fordham University
113 West 60th Street (Columbus Avenue)  


6:15 PM  Pre-meeting
Business & Consumer Issues Committee
 (Please see agenda at the end of this document.)

6:30 PM Full Board Meeting, Elizabeth Caputo, Chair

Agenda Subject to Change 

Approval of minutes from previous full board meeting

Chair's Report, Elizabeth Caputo

Community Session – We welcome all members of our community (residents, businesses, CBOs) who would like to speak on issues of interest to them. Members of the community are granted one minute for remarks, and we will also accept a written copy for the record.

Manhattan Borough President's Report, Diana Howard
            
Reports by Legislators

Reports by Elected Officials’ Representatives (One-minute remarks)

Business Session
Preservation Committee
Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
Resolutions Re:

1.    555 West End Avenue (West 87th Street.) Application # 17-0198 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to create a new entrance, install a canopy, create new window openings, replace special windows construct a rooftop and rear yard additions, and modify the rear facades.
2.    12 West 72nd Street (Columbus Avenue – Central Park West.) Application #16-8892 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to install new windows and alter the facade.
3.    118 West 76th Street (Columbus – Amsterdam Avenues.) Application #17-0584 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to construct rooftop and rear yard additions.
4.    2195 Broadway, d/b/a AT&T (West 77th – 78th Streets.) Application #16-9149 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to install storefront infill and signage.
5.    38 West 83rd Street (Columbus Avenue – Central Park West.) Application #16-4475 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to legalize window replacement and facade and areaway work performed without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
6.    55 West 90th Street (Columbus Avenue – Central Park West.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for 2-story rear addition, a rooftop addition, façade restoration and replacement of windows.
7.    Helen Rosenthal bill concerning “second look” at LPC.
8.    Greenfield/ Koo bill re: de-calendaring.
9.    Proposed changes in the boundaries of the pending WEA Historic District.

Parks & Environment Committee
Klari Neuwelt, Chairperson
Resolutions Re:

10.    Riverside Park. Department of Parks & Recreation on the reconstruction of the sidewalks on Riverside Drive between West 91st and 95th Streets, including the removal of the existing deteriorated asphalt pavement and the installation of new hexagonal asphalt block pavers, new benches, granite block tree pits and new covered garbage cans.
11.    Central Park. Department of Parks & Recreation on the restoration of the Ramble and the Ravine.

Business & Consumer Issues Committee
Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, Co-Chairpersons
Resolutions Re:

12.   New applications to the SLA for two-year liquor licenses:

  • 180 Columbus Avenue (West 68th Street.) COBP Corp., d/b/a Il Violino.
  • 568 Amsterdam Avenue (West 87th Street.) 568 Amsterdam LLC, d/b/a To be Determined.
  • 570 Amsterdam Avenue (West 87th Street.) Mermaid Grill LLC, d/b/a The Mermaid Inn.

13.    410 Amsterdam Avenue (West 79th Street.) New application to the SLA for a two-year liquor license by ThandaNYC LLC, d/b/a Thanda.
14.    1991 Broadway (West 67th Street.) New application to the SLA for a two-year liquor license by Sugar Factory Broadway LLC, d/b/a Sugar Factory.
15.    Unenclosed Café Renewal Applications:

  • 302 Columbus Avenue (West 74th –75th Streets.) Renewal application #1339241-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Lenny’s 74th Street, LLC, d/b/a Lenny’s, for a four- year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 9 tables and 18 seats.
  • 201 West 79th Street (Amsterdam Avenue.) Renewal application #1125981-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Renolta, LLC, d/b/a Nice Matin, for four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 24 tables and 68 seats.
  • 435 Amsterdam Avenue (West 81st Street.) Renewal application #1387587-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by 357 Hospitality, Inc., d/b/a Spice, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 17 tables and 34 seats. 
  • 450 Amsterdam Avenue (West 82nd Street).  Renewal application #1204137-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by EKD Tavern, Inc., d/b/a The Dead Poet, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 5 tables and 11 seats.  
  • 474 Columbus Avenue (West 83rd Street.) Renewal application #1415817-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Spring Natural Corp., d/b/a Spring Natural Kitchen, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 10 tables and 20 seats.
  • 485 Columbus Avenue (West 83rd – 84th Street.) Renewal application #1249725-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Cilantro West, LLC, d/b/a Cilantro NYC, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 9 tables and 18 seats. 
  • 522 Columbus Avenue (West 85th Street.) Renewal application #0895505-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Barjer, Corp., d/b/a Firehouse Restaurant, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 11 tables and 29 seats.
  • 2799 Broadway (West 108th Street.) Renewal application #1394145-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by 2799 Broadway Grocery, LLC, d/b/a Cascabel Taqueria, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 20 tables and 41 seats.

16.    370 Columbus Avenue (West 77th – 78th Streets.) Renewal application #1337067-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Gari International, Inc., d/b/a Gari, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 11 tables and 22 seats.
17.    722 Amsterdam Avenue (West 95th Street.) Renewal application #1458675-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Opai Thai, Inc., d/b/a Opai Thai Restaurant, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 8 tables and 17 seats.
18.    Enclosed Café Renewal Applications:

  • 2020 Broadway (West 69th Street.) Renewal application #0769760-DCA/ ULURP# N110004ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by First 69th Street Realty Corp., d/b/a Westside Restaurant, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 17 tables and 34 seats.
  • 247 West 72nd Street (Broadway – West End Avenue.) Renewal application #1379700-DCA/ ULURP# N150029ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by My Most Favorite 72nd St. Corp., d/b/a My Most Favorite Food, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 10 tables and 27 seats.
  • 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.
  • 502 Amsterdam Avenue (West 84th -85th Streets.) Renewal application #1146560-DCA/ ULURP# N120361ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Romagica, Corp., d/b/a Celeste, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 4 tables and 10 seat
  • 2483 Broadway (West 92nd -93rd Street.) Renewal application #0916146-DCA/ ULURP #N150028ECM to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Hussien Environment, Inc., d/b/a Cleopatra’s Needle, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 9 tables and 16 seats.

New Unenclosed Café Applications:
19.    483 Columbus Avenue (West 83rd Street.) New application #3872-2015-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by LVSS, Inc., d/b/a Bellini, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 3 tables and 6 seats.
20.    570 Amsterdam Avenue (West 87th – 88th Streets.) New application #4150-2015-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Mermaid 88, LLC, d/b/a The Mermaid Inn, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 15 tables and 34 seats.
21.    210 West 94th Street (Broadway – Amsterdam Avenue.) New application #5245-2015-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Levantino, LLC, d/b/a Vino Levantino, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 6 tables and 14 seats.
22.    2580 Broadway (West 97th – 98th Streets.) New application #4241-2015-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by 2580 Broadway, Inc., d/b/a Earth Cafe, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 14 tables and 28 seats.
New Enclosed Café Application:
23.    2672 Broadway (West 102nd Street.) New (pre-existing) application #CA1472635 to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Mexican Festival NYC, LLC, d/b/a Mexican Festival, for a four-year consent to operate an enclosed sidewalk café with 19 tables and 56 seats.

Full Board Pre-Meeting 6:15pm
Business & Consumer Issues Committee
Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, Co-Chairpersons
Unenclosed Café Renewal Applications:

1.    370 Columbus Avenue (West 77th – 78th Streets.) Renewal application #1337067-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Gari International, Inc., d/b/a Gari, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 11 tables and 22 seats.
2.    722 Amsterdam Avenue (West 95th Street.) Renewal application #1458675-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Opai Thai, Inc., d/b/a Opai Thai Restaurant, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 8 tables and 17 seats.