Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Land Use Committee

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Continuing Discussion on Land Use Application, C160194ZMM, for 1968 Second Avenue Rezoning Project Area: 1968 Second Avenue (Block 1673, Lots 1 and 6), near corner of 101st Street

1968 Second Avenue Realty LLC is requesting an amendment to zoning sectional map 6b to expand an existing C1-5 commercial overlay district onto an area currently zoned R7A. The rezoning would facilitate the legalization of a long-standing supermarket.

b. Continuing Discussion on Land Use Application for Lexington Gardens II housing development Reference #: 160336ZMM, N160337ZRM, 160338ZSM. 160339ZSM, 160340HAM, 160341PCM

Applicant: NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), NYC Police Department (NYPD), and Lexington Gardens Owners LLC Location: Block bound by Park Avenue, 108th Street, Lexington Avenue and 107th Street

The applicant seeks approvals that will facilitate the construction of a new affordable housing development with 390 dwelling units on property comprised of Block 1635, Lots 1 (city-owned), 7 and 16 (privately owned). To facilitate the proposed development, the Applicant requests the following land use actions: zoning map amendments; Urban Development Action Area Project (UDAAP) designation and project approval and disposition of city-owned property; Special permits; Zoning Text Amendment to apply the Mandatory Inclusionary Housing program; Site Selection and Acquisition for a parking facility.

3. Old Busines 

4. New Business

5. Announcements

6. Adjournment

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Apr
14
6:00 PM18:00

Environment, Open Space and Parks

Agenda:

1. Call to Order- Adoption of the Agenda (5)

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Informational presentation on the Harlem River Park Greenway link study (125th- 132nd Streets) and the East Harlem Resiliency Study; Grace Tang, Coastal Project Manager, Planning and Parklands Division, NYC Parks

b. Informational presentation on WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s work in East Harlem; Zelene Pineda Suchilt, WE ACT

c. FY18 Statement of District Needs discussion.

3. Informational Updates (5)

a. East 111th Street Development

4. Continuing Business

5. New Business (10)

a. Policy Update

b. White Park Mural

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Economic Development, Tourism & Culture

1. Call to Order – Adoption of the Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Informational presentation on the East Harlem Talent Network; Adriane Mack, Project Coordinator, East Harlem Talent Network

b. Informational presentation and request for a letter of support for the El Barrio Jazz Festival, September 15-25th, 2016; Jeremy Vega, Business Manager, Hope Community

c. Informational presentation about local hiring opportunities at the Governors Ball music festival, June 3-5, 2016 at Randall’s Island, Jen Stiles, Festival Director, Founders Entertainment

d. Public Plaza at East 125th Street and Park Avenue, NYC EDC and NYC DOT

3. New Business

4. Old Business

5. Announcements

6. Adjournment

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Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Youth & Education Committee

1. Call to Order– Adoption of Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Informational presentation on Capital Prep Harlem Charter School, a 6-12th grade charter school that is collaborating with Boys & Girls Harbor and opening in District 4; Taylor Bernal, Director of Operations

b. Informational presentation on Citizen’s Committee for Children of New York’s (CCC) data program/resources regarding child well-being in the community district, borough and city-wide; Linda Genereux, and Greer Hendricks, Volunteers, Citizen’s Committee for Children of New York

c. Request for a letter of support for The Fund for NYC Health + Hospitals to develop a Guns Down, Life Upprogram at Metropolitan Hospital to help improve the lives of youth in East Harlem. Guns Down, Life Up is a comprehensive violence reduction program that focuses on both preventing violence and intervening in violence to prevent retaliation; Joe Schick, Executive Director, The Fund for NYC Health + Hospitals and Erik Cliette, Senior Director, Guns Down, Life Up

3. Informational Updates

4. New Business

5. Old Business

6. Announcements

a. First Books event volunteer signup

7. Adjournment

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Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Health, Human Services, Immigration and Seniors

1. Call to Order– Adoption of the Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Informational presentation on the new Community Health Profile for East Harlem; Carmen Diaz-Malvido, Program Manager, NYC DOHMH, Harlem District Public Health Office

b. Informational presentation on the Draper I development and East Harlem’s senior preference for apartments; Stephanie Knepper Basman and Cristina Clark, SKA Marin

c. Informational presentation on an opportunity to work collaboratively on a project that examines the question: How has gentrification impacted the health of East Harlem residents?; Ann-Gel Palermo, Advisor, and Anna-Luisa Mirto, Intern, EHCHC/ISMMS

3. Informational Updates

4. New Business

a. Policy Update

5. Old Business

a. Request for a resolution on city-wide smoke-free housing.

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Public Safety & Transportation

Agenda:

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Informational updates (20 mins.)

a. NYPD
b. District Attorney’s office
c. Department of Transportation

3. Presentations & Discussions

a. 2nd Avenue Subway update, MTA Capital Construction

b. Public Plaza at East 125th Street and Park Ave, NYC EDC & NYC DOT

c. Update on RFK Bridge On-Ramp project & RFK Bronx Plaza rehab project, MTA Bridges & Tunnels

4. Old Business

a. NYC DOT’s proposal for bus, pedestrian, and traffic improvements at 96th St. and Madison Ave

b. Street Renaming Request for Alfredo “Chocolate” Armenteros Way at 122nd Street & Third Avenue

5. Old Business

6. New Business

7. Announcements

8. Adjournment

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Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

Housing Committee

Agenda:

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Informational Updates

3. Presentations & Discussions

a. Presentation by Right to Counsel Coalition, Hyun-Jung Kim, CASA: Community Action for Safe Apartments

b. Committee discussion on proposed Smoke-Free Housing Resolution

c. Co-Committee Engagement

4. Old Business

a. Committee discussion on planning of Housing Town Hall

i. Update
ii. Roles
iii. Worksheet
iv. What’s next

5. New Business

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Community Board 11 Full Board Meeting

Location TBA

Agenda (tentative):

I. Public Session

A. Pre-registered institutions, groups and individuals, 3 min each

B. Public Elected Officials, 3 min each

C. Borough President’s Report

II. Business Session

A. Roll Call – Secretary

B. Adoption of the Agenda

C. Approval of the Board Minutes, 2/16/16

D. Chairman’s Report – Diane Collier

E. District Manager’s Report – Angel D. Mescain

F. Committee Reports and Action Items

G. Approval of Committee Reports

H. Old Business/New Business

I. Announcements

J. Adjournment

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Mar
10
7:00 PM19:00

By-Laws Committee

Agenda:

1. Call to Order – Adoption of the Agenda (7:00 PM – 7:01 PM)

2. Discussion Concerning the CB11 Elections Process (7:01 PM – 7:31 PM)

3. Discussion Concerning the CB11 Process for Cause to Remove Members and Related Topics (7:31 PM – 7:55 PM)

4. Plans for April 7 Meeting (7:55 PM – 8:00 PM)

5. Old Business

6. New Business

7. Announcements

8. Adjournment

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Mar
10
6:00 PM18:00

Environment, Open Space & Parks Committee

Agenda

1. Call to Order- Adoption of the Agenda (5)

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Informational presentation on Green Thumb’s East Harlem gardens and an overview of upcoming 2016 events (30); Bill LoSasso, *new* Director, and Kenneth Anderson, Manhattan Outreach Coordinator, Green Thumb

b. Goals and Accomplishments discussion (20)

3. Informational Updates (5)

East 111th Street Community Visioning Session- February 25, 2016

4. Continuing Business (30)

a. East/Harlem River Esplanade Resolution

b. Community Gardens Letter of Support

5. New Business (10)

a. Policy Update

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Land Use, Landmarks & Planning Committee

Agenda

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Board of Standards & Appeals informational presentation (15 mins.); Ryan Singer, Executive Director/Records Access Officer of the BSA will discuss the BSA’s variance findings and process

b. Draper Hall II “The Gilbert on First” residential project (20 mins.); SKA Marin will present plans for their proposed mixed-use residential project on First Avenue between 97th and 99th Streets

c. 111th Street Site Community Workshop (20 mins.); Representatives of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development will provide a report on the 111th Street Site Community Visioning Workshop held on February 25, 2016

d. Committee discussion on 2016 Goals and 2015 Accomplishments (15 mins.)

3. Old Business

Marymount School of New York

An application has been filed with the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA), #275-150-BZ, requesting a zoning variance to permit the construction of the proposed building. As proposed, the 13-story building would not comply with the floor area, rear yard and rear yard equivalent, street wall height and setback, curb cuts and open space requirements of the Zoning Resolution.

4. New Business

5. Announcements

6. Adjournment

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Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

Economic Development, Culture & Tourism Committee

Agenda

1. Call to Order – Adoption of the Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Informational presentation on the East Harlem Talent Network;  Adriane Mack, Project Coordinator, East Harlem Talent Network

b. Informational presentation and request for a letter of support for the El Barrio Jazz Festival, September 15-25th, 2016 (15); Jeremy Vega, Business Manager, Hope Community

c. Informational presentation on the local hiring plans and business engagement of the Panorama Music Festival, on Randall’s Island July 22-24, 2016; Mark Shulman, Senior Vice President, and Vincent Nardone, Festival Coordinator, AEG Live- Northeast

d. Committee Goals & Accomplishments

i. Economic Development

1. Employment increase with additional healthcare hiring or training.

2. More skilled construction training opportunities.

3. Getting the framework for the 125th Street BID in place.

ii. Culture and Tourism

1. Have hotels (downtown) promote and sell tickets to East Harlem entertainment venues.

2. Support organizations that are already planning the culture/music tourism venues.

3. New Business

4. Old Business

5. Announcements

6. Adjournment

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Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

Youth & Education Committee

Agenda

1. Call to Order– Adoption of Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Priority Schools Discussion (20).

b. Review the Committee’s Mission Statement and Goals & Accomplishments for 2016 (15).

3. Informational Updates

4. New Business

5. Old Business

a. Community Breakfast

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Health, Human Services, Immigration & Seniors

Agenda

1. Call to Order– Adoption of the Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Informational presentation on Smoke-Free Housing Initiatives in Manhattan and East Harlem, and a request for a resolution on Smoke-Free Housing, Lisa Spitzner, Engagement, NYC Smoke-Free, and Phil Konigsberg, Advocate, Queens Tobacco Control Coalition

b. Informational presentation on the Doctors for America’s work in health insurance access outreach in East Harlem, Anna-Luisa Mirto and Allen Zhang, Leaders, Doctors for America at Mt. Sinai

c. Goals & Accomplishments discussion

3. Informational Updates

4. New Business

a. Policy Update

5. Old Business

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Licenses & Permits Committee

Agenda:

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Informational Update

a. New Rules for Street Activity Permits

Beginning Friday, January 1, 2016, there are several significant rule changes that affect special events citywide. Among the adopted changes, the Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination & Management will only approve applications for street fairs if the event was held in 2015.

3. Liquor Licenses

a. Brownstoner Projects LLC. Application for Renewal of Wine & Beer (LL#1252907 & 1252908) for 72nd Street Central Park – Rumsey Playfield, NYC, NY 10065.

b. Monique’s Lounge 108 Inc. Application for Renewal of Full Liquor License (LL#1202191) for a restaurant located at 181 East 108th Street, NYC, NY 10029.

c. El Nuevo Sandy Restaurant. Application for Class Change for an upgrade from Wine & Beer to a Full Liquor License (LL#1263294) for a restaurant located at 2261 2nd Avenue, NYC, NY 10035.

d. Guadalupe Lucero d/b/a Las Delicias Mexicana Corp. Application for Renewal for Full Liquor License (LL#1262328) for restaurant located at 2109 3rd Avenue, NYC, NY 10029

e. Side Park Café Corp. New application for Full Liquor License (LL#N/A), located at 1230 5th Avenue, NYC, NY 10029. This is for the café at El Museo del Barrio.

4. Street Activity Permits

a. Harvest Home Metropolitan Market.
Sidewalk Farmers Market
June 10, 2016 & November 18, 2016
East 99th St. bet. 2nd and 3rd Avenue
Applicant: Maritza Wellington Owens
Sponsor: Harvest Home Farmers Market

b. Mt. Sinai Greenmarket Wednesday
Sidewalk Farmers Market
June 29, 2016 through November 23, 2016
Madison Avenue bet. E. 98th St. and E. 99th St. with Curb Lane Closure
Applicant: Cathy Chambers
Sponsor: Council on The Environment Inc. d/b/a GrowNYC

c. Jungle Gym 2016
Weekend Walk Event
June 25, 2016
Pleasant Avenue bet. E. 114th and E. 116th St.
Applicant: NYC DOT Andrew Ronan
Sponsor: Concrete Safaris

d. Storefront Academy Family Reunion
Block Party
June 4, 2016
E.129th St. bet Park and Madison Avenue
Applicant: Christopher Cooper
Sponsor: Storefront Academy Harlem

e. Church of Scientology of Harlem
Religious Ceremony
April 3, 2016
220 E. 125th St. bet 2nd and 3rd Avenue
Applicant: Pamela Vilinsky
Sponsor: Church of Scientology of Harlem

f. Super Sabado – WITHDRAWN

g. LIMPalooza
Block Party
May 7, 2016
E. 98 St bet. Lexington and 3rd Ave.
Applicant: Jennifer Luciano
Sponsor: LIM College

h. Street Games 2016
Special Event
April 30, 2016
Pleasant Ave bet. E. 114th & E. 115th St. and E. 114th bet. 1st and Pleasant Ave.
Applicant: Lauren Sylvester
Sponsor: NYC Parks

5. Discussions

a. Committee discussion on its application review procedures

b. Committee discussion on Goals for 2016 and Accomplishments in 2015

6. Old Business

7. New Business

8. Announcements

9. Adjournment

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Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Public Safety & Transportation Committee

Agenda

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Informational updates (20 mins.)

a. NYPD
b. District Attorney’s office
c. Department of Transportation

3. Presentations & Discussions

a. Presentation of proposed bus, pedestrian, and traffic improvements at 96th St. and Madison Ave, NYC Department of Transportation  (15 mins.)

b. Committee discussion on Goals for 2016 & Accomplishments in 2015 (15 mins.)

c. Street Renaming Request, Alfredo “Chocolate” Armenteros Way – 122nd Street & Third Avenue (15 mins.)

4. Old Business

1st Ave and 124th Street proposals, NYC Department of Transportation (5 mins.)

5. New Business

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Housing Committee

Agenda:

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Informational Updates

a. Report backs from HPD community visioning session on East 111th street site (added to agenda during meeting)

b. Presentation on East 111th Street zoning scenarios and East Harlem Neighborhood Plan - George Janes, Community Board 11 Land Use consultant (added to agenda during meeting)

3. Presentations & Discussions

a. Presentation on East Harlem Community Land Trust

b. Committee Goals for 2016 & Accomplishments in 2015

c. Committee discussion on planning of Housing Town Hall

4. Old Business

5. New Business

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

Land Use, Landmarks, & Planning

Agenda:

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Presentations & Discussions

a. Lexington Commons residential project

Presentation of proposed mixed-use residential project to be developed on Lexington Avenue between 102nd and 101st Streets which would include a city-owned lot at the corner of 102nd Street (Block 1629, Lot 59)

i. Lexington Commons LLC, developer
ii. NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

b. Department of Sanitation

Presentation of plans for the relocation of the M11 Sanitation garage to a lot located between 127th and 128th Street and 2nd and 3rd Avenue

i. Department of Sanitation
ii. NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

c. Marymount School of New York

Presentation of plans (applications materials) for proposed new school building at 115 East 97th Street/116 East 98th Street (Block 1625, Lot 7)

An application has been filed with the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA), #275-150-BZ, requesting a zoning variance to permit the construction of the proposed building. As proposed, the 13-story building would not comply with the floor area, rear yard and rear yard equivalent, street wall height and setback, curb cuts and open space requirements of the Zoning Resolution.

CB11 has until February 24, 2016 to submit comments to the BSA regarding this application.

i. Friedman & Gotbaum LLP
ii. COOKFOX Architects, LLP
iii. Marymount School of New York

d. Review and discussion on FY 2017 Preliminary Budget

3. Old Business

4. New Business

a. Discussion on St. Paul’s Church and Rectory – Landmarks Backlog Initiative

5. Announcements

a. CB11 will hold a public hearing on the FY 2017 Preliminary Budget during its Full Board meeting on February 16, 2016

6. Adjournment

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Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Housing Committee

Agenda:

1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Informational Updates

3. Presentations & Discussions

      a. Update on the rehabilitation of Milbank-Frawley and 120th Street Rehab (30 mins)

4. Old Business

5. New Business

6. Announcements

7. Adjournment

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