November 2022

The physical Manhattan Community Board 1 office at 1 Centre St., Room 2202-A North has reopened. 

All meetings begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

After Oct. 22, 2022 Community Board members, applicants and public members may be required to attend in person. We are awaiting further guidance from the New York Governor’s Executive Office and the Office of the Manhattan Borough President. Community Board 1 will communicate whether or not there is a change by email blast, our
website and updates on social media. If we do return to an in-person meeting format, the public is encouraged to use webex via due to acute capacity constraints.

Please check agendas weekly. We will continue to update as we receive ongoing information on priority business.

To watch via Live Remote Meetings -

Please use as the principal means of communication with Community Board 1 staff who are working remotely to every extent possible.

“All meetings are recorded to the extent practicable and posted on CB1's Youtube page as soon as possible.

If there are any relevant draft resolutions that will be considered at this meeting, they may be found here.

11/22: Full Board Meeting

Manhattan Borough President’s Office, 6 p.m.
1 Centre Street, 19th floor - Southside and
Live Remote Meeting -


Public Session ( 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.)
A) Comments by members of the public (1-2 minutes per speaker)

Public Hearing (6:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
A) Responses to the Governors Island Request for Proposals for the Climate Center

Business Session
A) Adoption of October 2022 minutes
B) Updates from Elected Officials
C) District Manager’s Report - L. Reynolds
D) Chairperson’s Report – T. Meltzer

Committee Reports
A) Executive Committee T. Meltzer
1. Governors Island RFP Debrief - Report

B) Battery Park City Committee J. Cuccia
1. BPCA Runs and Permits during 2023 – Report
2. Community Priorities for the Joint Purpose Fund - Report
3. Pataki Way Activation - Report
4. BPC Security Update – Report
5. BPCA Report – Report

C) Personnel Committee E. Lewinsohn
1. Community Associate Position - Report

D) Landmarks & Preservation Committee J. Friedman
1. 17 Battery Place, removal and replacement of the western façade entrance as well as the
southern façade retail entrance on the 1st floor & basement entrance and replacement of
the southern façade center glass rails with new glass rails - Resolution
2. Support for Landmark Requests for Evaluation for historic resources in Community
District 1 - Report

E) Licensing & Permits Committee S. Cole
Tribeca area
1. 412 Greenwich Street, Kuma Eats LLC d/b/a L’Abeille, application in altering license to
expand into the neighboring space - Resolution
2. 275 Church Street, Tiny’s Gumbo Var NYC LLC d/b/a File Gumbo Bar application for a
change of method of operation to add live music - Resolution

Financial District area
1. 25 Broad Street, application for a winter and a summer seasonal liquor license for Spin
NYC2 LLC d/b/a Spin - Resolution

Seaport/Civic Center area
1. 123 William Street, application for a liquor license and temporary retail permit for Dim
Sum Now Inc. - Resolution
2. 199 Water Street, application for a wine, beer and cider license and temporary retail
permit for Cristiano Grimm LLC d/b/a X, XClub and X Bar - Resolution
3. 33 Peck Slip, application for a liquor license and temporary retail permit for Legit Hotel
NY - Resolution
4. 83 Maiden Lane, Padre LLC d/b/a Mezcali application for a change of method of
operation, request to change hours - Resolution

Battery Park City area
1. 200 Liberty Street, 106-A, application for liquor license application and temporary retail
permit for Mad Scientists Brewing Partners, LLC d/b/a Sixpoint Brewery - Resolution

F) Environmental Protection Committee A. Blank

1. Timeline for Comments for the United States Army Corps of Engineers Harbor &
Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study - Possible Resolution
2. Review of Interim Flood Protection Measures for the West Side of Community District 1
- Report
3. Wagner Park as a Lens for Future Resilience Projects in Waterfront Parks of Lower
Manhattan - Report

G) Quality of Life & Service Delivery Committee P. Moore
1. 5 World Trade Center General Project Plan, Lease Approval, & Disposition of LMDC
Funds - Resolution
2. NYC Rules Governing Tobacco Sales - Report
3. Public Safety Updates - Report

H) Waterfront Parks & Cultural Committee P. Goldstein
1. Considering a Second Million Trees Initiative - Resolution
2. Hudson River Park Boathouse Request for Proposals (RFP) - Resolution

I) Transportation & Street Activity Permits Committee B. Kay
1. Safe Bike Routes Connecting the Brooklyn Bridge and Hudson River Greenway -
2. Last Mile Logistics Proposal - Report
3. Street Co-Naming: Defining Community Support - Report

J) Land Use, Zoning & Economic Development Committee P. Kennell
1. Relocation of the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Headquarters from 150
Williams Street to 110 Williams Street - Resolution

New Business
Licensing & Permits Committee S. Cole
Seaport/Civic Center area
1. Pier 15, d/b/a Cones Cafe and Watermark Bar & Lounge, P15 LLC application for an
alteration of license to move existing bar from inside of establishment to the outside -

Old Business

All documents relating to the above agenda items are on file at the Community Board 1
office and are available for viewing by the public upon written request to
At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business"

11/24         Office Closed – Thanksgiving 

  Managing the Return to Office in the Age of COVID-19  (“RTO Guidance”)  

All documents relating to the above agenda items are on file at the Community Board 1 office and are available for viewing by the public upon written request to

At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business"

November 2022

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