December 2020


The physical Manhattan Community Board 1 office is closed until further notice. Please use man01@cb.nyc.gov as the principal means of communication with Community Board 1 staff who are working remotely to every extent possible. Live Remote Meetings - https://live.mcb1.nyc


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.

Dec. 1: Transportation & Street Activity Permits Committee
1) Revel Moped Sharing - Discussion & Resolution
2) Access-A-Ride - Update & Possible Resolution
3) Street Use Priorities (Continued from November) - Discussion
4) Int. 2159-2020: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations - Discussion & Resolution

Dec. 2: Battery Park City Committee
1) Demystifying the Allied Universal Ambassadors: Perceptions, Expectations, and Community Input for the Future - Discussion
2) Status of Pier A - Update
3) Placement of Equipment Sheds Along the BPC side of West Street - Discussion & Possible Resolution*
4) BPCA Report – Nicholas Sbordone, Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs, Battery Park City Authority
5) BPC Security Update – Patrick Murphy, Director of Security, Allied Universal

Dec. 7: Environmental Protection Committee
1) 250 Water Street Brownfield Cleanup Program - Update by Lawra Dodge, President, Excel Environmental Resources, Inc.
2) 250 Water Street, Draft Scope of Work for an Environmental Impact Statement (CEQR No. 21DCP084M) - Discussion*
3) Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency (ZCFR), Citywide Zoning Text Amendment (ULURP application 210095 ZRY) - Discussion with James Cottone, Resiliency Planner Land Use Division, New York City Council*
4) Governors Island Resiliency & Sustainability - Discussion
*Land Use, Zoning & Economic Development Committee, Waterfront, Parks & Cultural and Landmarks & Preservation Committee invited for item #2

Dec. 8: Youth & Education Committee 
1) Expansion of New York Harbor School’s facilities and programming with Nan Richardson, Co-President, New York Harbor School PTA (SCA and DOE invited) - Update and Resolution
2) Nutrition education and remote learning - Discussion (tentative)

Dec. 9:  Licensing & Permits Committee
Additional information about specific State Liquor Authority license applications is available by request to the Community Board 1 Office approvals@cb.nyc.gov

Tribeca area
1) 355 Greenwich Street, application for liquor license for Chanson 355 Greenwich LLC d/b/a TBD - Resolution
2) 111 Worth Street, application for liquor license for Elim Eatery Corp d/b/a TBD - Resolution (Postponed until January)

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 café permits and recurring street closure permits:
● 134 Reade Street, application for renewal of liquor license for Forge Restaurant LLC d/b/a Marc Forgione
● 323 Church Street, application for renewal of liquor license for West Side Cafe Corp d/b/a TBD

Financial District area
1) 94 Greenwich Street, application for liquor license for 94 Greenwich St LLC d/b/a Siena Pizza & Cannoli - Resolution (Postponed until January)
2) 111-112-114 Andes Road, Governors Island, application for liquor license for QC Terme NY LLC d/b/a TBD - Resolution (Postponed until January)
3) 185 Greenwich Street, LL2465, application for liquor license for Tower 4 Liberty Market LLC d/b/a Gansevoort Liberty Market - Resolution (Postponed until January)

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 café permits and recurring street closure permits:
● 30 Water Street, application for renewal of liquor license for DRT Group LLC d/b/a Dead Rabbit Tavern
● 1 World Trade Center, 101st and 102nd Floor, application for renewal of liquor license for Legends OWO, LLC d/b/a One World Observatory
● Gouverneur Lane South Street Pier 11, application for renewal of liquor license for Seastreak, LLC d/b/a Whaling City Express 
● Gouverneur Lane South Street Pier 11, application for renewal of liquor license for Seastreak, LLC d/b/a Seastreak New York   
● Gouverneur Lane South Street Pier 11, application for renewal of liquor license for Seastreak, LLC d/b/a Seastreak New Jersey
● Gouverneur Lane South Street Pier 11, application for renewal of liquor license for Seastreak, LLC d/b/a Seastreak Nantucket Express
● Gouverneur Lane South Street Pier 11, application for renewal of liquor license for Seastreak, LLC d/b/a Seastreak Highlands
● Gouverneur Lane South Street Pier 11, application for renewal of liquor license for Seastreak, LLC d/b/a Ocean State
● Gouverneur Lane South Street Pier 11, application for renewal of liquor license for Seastreak, LLC d/b/a Martha’s Vineyard Express

Seaport/Civic Center area
1) Agenda to be determined

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 café permits and recurring street closure permits:

Battery Park City area
1) Agenda to be determined

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 café permits and recurring street closure permits:

Dec. 10: Landmarks & Preservation Committee
1) 100 Hudson Street, Unit 2E, application to install new exterior condenser unit and restore windows to original design - Resolution
2) 250 Water Street, application to construct a new building on the 250 Water Street parking lot - Resolution
3) 173-69 John Street, application to construct a new building for the South Street Seaport Museum and alterations to the existing Museum Buildings on Block 74 - Resolution

Dec. 14: Land Use, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

1) Governors Island Rezoning, zoning map and zoning text amendments (ULURP applications 210126 ZRM and 210127 ZMM) - Resolution

Dec. 15: Waterfront, Parks & Cultural Committee
1) Battery Conservancy: Playscape, Dog Rules, Plantings, Budget and Future Goals for The Battery - Presentation by Warrie Price, President and Founder, The Battery Conservancy
2) Proposal for nearly 2-acre park in the Holland Tunnel Rotary - Presentation by Dasha Khapalova and Peter Ballman, Ballman Khapalova Architecture
3) Hudson River Park Advisory Council - Update by Andrew Zelter, Community Board 1 Member

Dec. 16: Executive Committee
1) Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency (ZCFR), Citywide Zoning Text Amendment (ULURP application 210095 ZRY) - Resolution
2) Committee reports

Dec. 17: Quality of Life & Service Delivery Committee
1) Open Discussion on Affordable Housing in Lower Manhattan with Victor Bach, Senior Housing Policy Analyst, Community Service Society and Sam Stein, Housing Policy Analyst, Community Service Society, Community Service Society - Discussion
2) Resolution Writing Clinic - Presentation by CB 1 Members and Staff

Dec. 22: CB 1 Monthly Meeting


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"


CB1'S DISTRICT MANAGER


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 lureynolds@cb.nyc.gov or 212-669-7971.







 




 
















 

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December 2020



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