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COMMUNITY BOARD 1 NEWS AND MEETINGS
January 2019



January 2019


Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings take place in the Municipal Building at 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North Conference Room, starting at 6 p.m. Bring photo ID to enter the building.Please notify CB1 two days in advance, if wheelchair access is required.


Jan. 1:Office Closed – New Year’s Day

Jan. 2: Battery Park City Committee – 6 p.m.
      Location: Metropolitan College
                    60 West Street
1) Renovation of 225 Liberty Street – Discussion
2) BPCA Parks User Count & Survey – Presentation by Abby Ehrlich, Director of Community Partnerships & Public Art, BPCA and Michelle A. Ronda, Ph.D., Program Coordinator & Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice, BMCC
3) 311 Integration with the Battery Park City Authority - Resolution
4) Allied Universal Report, Update on SPO – Patrick Murphy, Director of Security, Allied Universal
5) BPCA Report – Nicholas Sbordone, Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs, BPCA

Jan. 8: Youth & Education Committee
1) Request for SCA/DOE to acquire the 14th floor of 26 Broadway for Millennium High School– Followup
2) Flashing crosswalk in front of Millennium entrance – Update
3) Reports from principals and school affiliated organizations on school issues – Update

Jan. 8: Transportation & Street Activity Permits Committee – 6 p.m.
      Location: Manhattan Borough President’s Office
                    1 Centre Street, 19th Floor – North
1) Street Activity Permit application for American Heart Association Wall Street Run and Heart Walk; Thursday, May 16, 2019; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Resolution
• Liberty St between Church St & Broadway
• Water St between Old Slip & Coenties Slip
• Murray St between Greenwich St & West Broadway
• Greenwich St between Barclay St & Murray St
• Murray St between West Side Highway & Greenwich St
2) Pace University
• Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Subway Station Signage: Vanessa J. Herman, AVP of Government & Community Relations & Lindsay Owen, Program Coordinator of Government & Community Relations – Discussion & possible resolution
• Spruce Street Safety: Joseph Colella, President of Pace's Student Government Association – Discussion & possible resolution
3) Proposed legislation related to the legalization of e-bikes and e-scooters (Int. No 1250, 1264, 1265, 1266) – Discussion & possible resolution
4) John St & Nassau St new stop sign request – Discussion & possible resolution
5) Parking rates increases – Discussion (Postponed)

Jan. 9: Licensing & Permits Committee – 6 p.m.
      Location:  Manhattan Borough President’s Office
                     1 Centre Street, 19th Floor – South

Additional information about specific State Liquor Authority license applications is available by request to the Community Board 1 Office approvals@cb.nyc.gov

Battery Park City area
1) 88 Battery Place, application for liquor license for Watanabe NYC LLC, d/b/a TBD – Resolution
2) 102 North End Avenue, application for liquor license for Regal Cinemas, Inc. d/b/a Regal Cinemas – Resolution (Postponed until February)


Seaport/Civic Center area
1) 89 South Street, Building D/E, application for liquor license for MF Seaport, LLC d/b/a Malibu Farm – Resolution

Tribeca area
1) 6 Murray Street, application for liquor license for Murray Street Restaurant Company LLC, d/b/a The Whisky Tribeca – Resolution
2) 452 Washington Street, application for method of operation change for Tribeca Bakery LLC, d/b/a Greca – Resolution (Postponed until February)
3) 174 Hudson Street, application for liquor license for The Wonderous Inc., d/b/a The Wonder – Resolution
4) 134 West Broadway, application for sidewalk café for WB Café Inc., d/b/a Max Restaurant
5) 81 Warren Street, application for liquor license for Lekka Burger LLC, d/b/a pending
6) 130 West Broadway, application for method of operation change for change in ownership corporation for HLD Tribeca LLC, d/b/a Sushi of Gari Tribeca – Resolution (Postponed until February)

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, corporate change, minor alteration or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses, renewal of sidewalk cafe permits and recurring street closure permits:
• 35 Avenue of Americas, application for sidewalk cafe renewal for 268 West Broadway, LLC d/b/a AOA Bar and Grill
• 105 Chambers Street, application for liquor license renewal for Chambers/Church Pizza, Inc. d/b/a Mona Bella Pizza
• 85 West Broadway, application for liquor license renewal for Tribeca Kitchen LLC & 85 W Broadway Propco LLC, d/b/a Smyth Hotel/ Little Park/ Evening Bar

Financial District area
1) 84 South Street, application for liquor license for HHC Blockhouse, LLC, d/b/a TBD– Resolution
2) 151 Maiden Lane, application for liquor license for CP Maiden Lane LLC, d/b/a AC Hotel New York City Downtown – Resolution (Postponed until February)

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, corporate change, minor alteration or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses, renewal of sidewalk cafe permits and recurring street closure permits:
• 261 Water Street, application for liquor license renewal for T Bone Inc., d/b/a Mark Joseph Steakhouse
• 20 Maiden Lane aka 51 Nassau Street, application for liquor license renewal for HCIN Maiden Hotel Associates LLC, HCIN Maiden Hotel Lessee LLC, Hersha Hospitality Management LP, and Butler House 1 LLC, d/b/a Holiday Inn Wall Street and Ello’s Fine Foods
• 75 Maiden Lane, application for liquor license renewal for Ladamanyc, Inc. d/b/a Hen Pen NYC
• 52 Williams Street, application for liquor license renewal for SCCQ Downtown LLC & Miljo LLC d/b/a Club Quarters/ The Bailey
• 81 Pearl Street, application for liquor license renewal for 81 Pearl St Venture Ltd.
• 28 Cliff Street, application for liquor license renewal for Ryans Cliff Street Corp. d/b/a Ryan Maguires Ale House
• 80 Beekman Street, application for renewal of liquor license for G.E.N and M Inc., d/b/a Squire’s Coffee  Shop

Jan. 10: Landmarks & Preservation Committee
1) Peck Slip Redesign – Informational presentation by Alison Shipley, Quennell Rothschild & Partners
2) 200 Church Street, proposal to add rolling gate to secure alcove – Resolution
3) 31 Leonard Street, proposal to renovate warehouse for residential use and restoration of exterior of building – Resolution
4) 71 Broadway, proposal to add ADA ramp – Resolution

Jan. 14: Land Use, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
– 6 p.m.
        Location: Manhattan Borough President’s Office
                      1 Centre Street, 19th Floor – South
1) 250 Water St, Brownfield Cleanup Program – Presentation by Adam Meister, Howard Hughes Corporation & Mimi Raygorodetsky, Langan
2) Borough Based Jail System Plan & Manhattan Detention Complex – Discussion

Jan. 15: Waterfront, Parks & Resiliency Committee

1) Public Design Commission application for concession stand under the FDR Drive – Resolution
2) Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines (WEDG) – Update by Sarah Dougherty, Waterfront Alliance
3) Brooklyn Bridge Esplanade – Update by Economic Development Corporation & Starr Whitehouse
4) Warren St. Dog Run – Update by Terese Flores, Regional Park Manager, NYC Parks (Invited)
5) Barnett Newman Triangle – Update (Tentative)

Jan. 16: Personnel Committee – 5:30 p.m. 
1) Current staff update – Report by Lucian Reynolds, District Manager
2) Six month renewal of current consultants contract

Jan. 16: Executive Committee – 6 p.m.

1) Committee Goals for 2019 and accomplishments of 2018 – Report
2) Committee reports

Jan. 17: Quality of Life & Service Delivery Committee

1) Proliferation of film permits being issued on streets with alternate side parking regulations to productions for non-filming purposes – Update from Board member Marc Ameruso
2) MTA Group Station Manager Program – Presentation by James LaMorte, New York City Transit
3) Using the Citizen App – Presentation by Dennis Prince Mapp, Community Manager, Citizen App

Jan. 17: Environmental Protection Committee – 6 p.m.

        Location: Manhattan Borough President’s Office
               1 Centre Street, 19th Floor – South
1) Trees NY – Presentation by Samuel Bishop, Director of Education & Arborist

Jan. 21: Office Closed – Martin Luther King’s Day


Jan. 22: CB 1 Monthly Meeting – 6 p.m.

 Location:  Manhattan Municipal Building
        1 Centre Street, Mezzanine
                    North Entrance

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 man01@cb.nyc.gov
At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business"

NEW DISTRICT MANAGER APPOINTED


At its January 2018 Board meeting, CB1 unanimously voted to approve the appointment of Lucian Reynolds as District Manager. Mr. Reynolds has a range of skills and experience in urban planning with a focus on transportation and the environment, technology and economic development.
 
He can be reached at lureynolds@cb.nyc.gov or 212-669-7971.