Downtown Post NYC

June 2021

The physical Manhattan Community Board 1 office is closed until further notice. Please use as the principal means of communication with Community Board 1 staff who are working remotely to every extent possible. Live Remote Meetings -

All meetings begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Please check agendas weekly. We will continue to update as we receive ongoing information on priority business.

6/14 Land Use, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
1) Health & Fitness Citywide Zoning Text Amendment application - Presentation & possible resolution
2) 250 Water Street ULURP application - Presentation & public hearing*
3) Open Restaurants Citywide Zoning Text Amendment application - Presentation & possible resolution (Postponed until July)
*CB1 is accepting written comment on 250 Water Street at until July 9, 2021

6/15 Waterfront, Parks & Cultural Committee
1) African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Education Center Act - Report by Hannah Weinerman, Community Liaison, Office of U.S. Congressman Jerrold Nadler (African Burial Ground invited to attend) and possible resolution
2) Governors Island Seasonal Update - Presentation by Sarah Krautheim, Vice President, Public Affairs
3) 9/11 Memorial Museum Update - Presentation by Jay Weinkam, Executive VP, Government and Community Affairs & Lauren Daly, Senior Manager, Government and Community Affairs
4) Art on the Avenue Storefront Project - Presentation by Taina Prado, Natalie Armstrong & Ariana Branchini, Downtown Alliance
5) Hudson River Park Advisory Council - Update by Andrew Zelter, Co-Chair, Waterfront, Parks & Cultural Committee (postponed until July)

6/16 Executive Committee
1) Term Limits for Elected Officers of Community Board 1 - Discussion & resolution
2) Rescinding the Mayoral Executive Order Permitting Citibike Stations in POPS - Discussion & possible resolution
3) Proposed Int. No. 1572-2019 - Presentation by Jumaane Williams, NYC Public Advocate and Racial Impact Study Coalition (RISC)
4) Committee reports

6/17 Borough of Manhattan Community College
Pre-Juneteenth Event 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
       (Details to follow)

6/21 Environmental Protection Committee
1) Lower Manhattan Quarterly Resiliency Update (including Fidi/Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan and plans for proposed in-water resiliency infrastructure) - Presentation by:
● Mayor’s Office of Resiliency
● NYC Economic Development Corporation
● NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
● Battery Park City Authority

6/22 CB 1 Monthly Meeting

Details to follow

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"


Lucian Reynolds is CB1's 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 or 212-669-7971.




June 2021