On the CB1 Agendas for February

It’s time once again to pick through the preliminary agendas for the monthly CB1 committee meetings. They’re subject to change, so if an issue is important to you, check here before heading off to the meeting. My comments are underlined.

2/1 Combined Financial District, Tribeca and Seaport/Civic Committees – 6:00 PM It appears that the non-FiDi committees are invited to discuss street permits for events such as street fairs
Community Board #1 – Office 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709

Financial District Committee
1) Illuminate Lower Manhattan: Placemaking Through Lighting Initiative – Presentation by the NYC Economic Development Corporation Here’s an idea: Light up the Municipal Building at night. It and the surrounding civic buildings are mostly unlit these days, and it’s pathetic-looking.
2) Discussion about Downtown heliport with Ali Davis, NYC EDC
3) Newsstand, Vendor, and Pay Phone Maps – Presentation
4) Update on Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) – Presentation by Leadership Team
5) Street permit application by ZIUA (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Sunday, April 29, 2012, Broadway between Fulton Street and Battery Place – Resolution
6) Street permit application by CB1 (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, May 18, 2012, Broad Street between Water Street and South Street – Resolution
7) Street permit application by CB1 (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, June 1, 2012, Maiden Lane between Water Street and South Street – Resolution
8) Street permit application by the NYC Police Museum on Saturday, June 9, 2012, Old Slip between South Street and Water Street – Resolution
9) Street permit application by Chabad of Wall Street (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Monday, July 13, 2012, Liberty Street between Broadway and Trinity Place – Resolution
10) Street permit application by Sons of Italy Freedom (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, August 10, 2012, Liberty Street between Broadway and Trinity Place – Resolution
11) Street permit application by CB1 (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, September 21, 2012, Broad Street between Water Street and South Street – Resolution
12) Street permit application by Bowling Green Association (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Monday, October 8, 2012, Broadway between Cedar Street and Battery Place – Resolution
13) Street permit application by IPTA (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Monday, November 12, 2012, Whitehall Street between Stone Street and Water Street – Resolution
14) Street permit application by Stone Street Community Association on Saturday, March 17 22, 2012, Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street – Resolution
15) Street permit application by Stone Street Community Association from April 1 to November 30, 2012, Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street – Resolution
16) Street permit application by Stone Street Community Association on Saturday, May 12, 2012, Stone Street between Mill Lane and Broad Street – Resolution
17) Street permit application by Stone Street Community Association on Saturday, September 22, 2012, Stone Street between Mill Lane and Broadway Street – Resolution
18) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report
19) The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses and sidewalk cafe applications:
—Battery Park, opposite 17 State Street, application for renewal of restaurant liquor license for Battery Wave LLC d/b/a Battery Gardens
—Castle Clinton at Battery Park, application for renewal of summer vessel liquor license for Statue Cruises LLC d/b/a Statue of Liberty V
—Castle Clinton at Battery Park, application for renewal of summer vessel liquor license for Statue Cruises LLC d/b/a Miss Freedom
—2 West Street, application for corporate change of restaurant and hotel liquor license for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC, d/b/a The Ritz-Carlton Hotel New York, Battery Park
—21 West Street, application for renewal of beer license for West Street Gourmet Inc.
—22 Maiden Lane, restaurant wine and beer license for Sushi A La Kawa
—55 Liberty Street, application for renewal of liquor license for Liberty Knights LLC d/b/a Pound & Pence
—85 West Street, application for corporate change of restaurant and hotel liquor license for Marriot Hotel Services, Inc. & CCMH Financial Center LLC d/b/a New York Marriot Downtown
—88 Broad Street, application for renewal of restaurant beer license for Giuliano-Park 88 Broad Street, Inc., d/b/a Giuliano Pizza
—115 Broadway, application for renewal of restaurant liquor license for Dublin 6 at 115 Broadway, Inc., d/b/a Trinity Place

Financial District and Seaport/Civic Center Committees
1) Street permit application by Pearl Street Park Association Inc. (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, Water Street between Fulton Street and Broad Street – Resolution
2) Street permit application by Seaport Community Coalition (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Saturday, August 11, 2012, Water Street between Fulton Street and Broad Street – Resolution
3) Street permit application by NYC Police Museum Fair (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, August 24, 2012, Broad Street between South Street and Water Street – Resolution
4) Street permit application by Southbridge Senior Center (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, September 14, 2012, Broad Street between South Street and Water Street – Resolution

Financial District and Tribeca Committees
1) Street permit application by the 1st Pct (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, May 11, 2012, Murray Street between Broadway and Church Street – Resolution
2) Street permit application by NYC Business Expo (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, June 8, 2012, Greenwich Street between Barclay Street and Warren Street – Resolution

2/2 Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1- Office 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Zone Green Zoning Text Amendment – Reconsideration of Resolution
2) Potential locations for Bike Share Program – Presentation by Department of Transportation
3) Bikes in Lower Manhattan – Presentation by Pace University Urban Planning Class
4) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report

2/7 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM
Battery Park City Authority, 1 World Financial Center, 24th Floor
1) Update on Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) – Presentation by Leadership Team
2) Traffic issues on North and South End Avenues – Discussion with Department of Transportation
3) Discussion about procedures for review of event applications in Battery Park City
4) Walkathon request from Common Cents for April 29, 2012 – Resolution
5) Walkathon request from Dress for Success Worldwide for May 12, 2012 – Resolution
6) Walkathon request from American Lung Association in NY for May 19, 2012 – Resolution
7) Hudson River Pageant by Earth Celebration for May 12, 2012 – Resolution
8) The Atlantic Cup sailing race request from Manuka Sports Event Management for May 18 and 19, 2012 – Resolution
9) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report
10) The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses:
—225 Liberty Street (aka 2 World Financial Center), application for wine and beer license renewal for 225 Liberty LLC d/b/a Quality Burger

2/8 SLA Process Task Force – 5:15 PM
Community Board #1 – Office 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Review of CB1 Liquor License Questionnaire
2) Borough Board resolution on Access to Details of SLA Licenses

2/8 Tribeca Committees – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1 – Office 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Street Activity Permit Application by Judith Duffy (Bastille Day Tribeca), Saturday, July 14, 2012, West Broadway between Walker Street and White Street – Resolution Glad to hear it’s on again for 2012
2) 412 Greenwich Street, application for text amendment to Zoning Resolution section 111-20 (d)(6) to extend the grandfathering provisions in the Tribeca Mixed Use Special District another 4 years to allow construction of a previously approved new building – Resolution This is one of those things that predates my Tribeca obsession; I had no idea this (wonderful) garage—pictured at the top of this post—was on the verge of being developed, although it’s hardly surprising. This application for an extension could mean that development is imminent or simply that someone is doing the paperwork just in case.
3) Street Activity Permit Application by CB1 (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter), Friday, August 10, 2012, West Broadway between Chambers Street and Barclay Street – Resolution
4) Street Activity Permit Application by Tribeca Family Festival, Saturday April 28 and Sunday April 29, 2012, Greenwich, Beach, North Moore, Franklin, Harrison, Jay, Duane and Reade Streets – Resolution
5) 225 West Broadway, application for restaurant liquor license for Tribeca #1, LLC, d/b/a TBD – Resolution That’s the Barzinho space; this application had been on last month’s agenda, but was postponed
71 Worth Street, application for restaurant wine and beer license for RBC NYC Inc. – Resolution Same as above
6) 353 Greenwich Street, application for alteration of restaurant liquor license for Mary Ann’s 353 Mex, Inc. d/b/a Mary Ann’s – Resolution Last month, the folks at MaryAnn’s asked for a liquor license for the restaurant’s basement, but they didn’t have a certificate of occupancy yet.
7) 211 West Broadway, application for wine and beer license for Keri Jackson or Entity to be Formed d/b/a Maslow 6 Wine Bar – Resolution I had heard that Vinovino was looking to get out, and this is certainly logical: Maslow 6, the wine store tucked alongside Vino Vino, appears to be taking over the space.
8) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report
9) The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses:
—13-17 Laight Street, application for liquor license renewal for Tribeca Cinemas LLC
—253 Church Street, application for liquor license renewal for Millau Inc. d/b/a Kori
—100 Lafayette Street, application for tavern liquor license renewal for 100 Lafayette Street LTD, d/b/a Santos Party House
—67 Reade Street, application for restaurant wine and beer license renewal for L T Square Corporation d/b/a Sun Cafe

2/9 Landmarks Committee – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1 – Office 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Update on Lower Manhattan Cultural Council – Presentation by Leadership Team
2) Governors Island, application for temporary installations – Resolution
3) First Precinct Police Station, application for exterior exit staircase – Resolution A little late on this one, no?
4) 11 Vestry Street, application for handicapped lift – Resolution
5) 25 Park Place, application for façade restoration and storefront – Resolution
6) 10 Hubert Street, application for façade restoration and storefront – Resolution “Storefront”? Interesting. No clue if that just means the ground-floor is being redone or a business is opening there. (It’s the space pictured above.)
7) 388 Broadway, application for rooftop addition – Reconsideration
8) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report

2/13 WTC Redevelopment Committee – 6:00 PM
7 World Trade Center, 20th Floor (250 Greenwich Street)
1) Update by Silverstein Properties
2) MTA update
3) LMCCC update (Invited)
4) Update on Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) – Presentation by Leadership Team
5) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report

2/14 Youth & Education Committee – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Tweed Courthouse School Space – Discussion and Report on CB1’s Tour
2) Possible New School Sites – Discussion
3) Anti-Bullying Policy – Discussion with Dr. Sairah Qureshi
4) Youth Recreation Space – Discussion with Bob Townley and Mark Costello and Possible Resolution
5) Legislation Permitting Prayer in Public Schools – Discussion Yikes!
6) Including New Schools in Development Projects
7) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report

2/15 Waterfront Committee – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Downtown Boathouse – Presentation
2) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report
3) The following notice has been received for renewal, upgrade or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses:
—Governors Island, application for renewal of liquor license for Water Taxi Beach Governors Island LLC

2/16 Quality of Life Committee – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Update on Construction Projects in Lower Manhattan by Robin Forst, Director of Community and Government Relations, LMCCC
2) Potential locations for Bike Share Program – Update by CB1 Liaison Andrew Brokman
3) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report

2/21  Seaport/Civic Center Committee – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 7091)  Southbridge Towers concern about new liquor store – Reconsideration of Resolution
2) Street Activity Permit Application by CB1 (Mardi Gras Festival Productions, promoter) on Friday, June 29, 2012, Fulton Street between Water and Gold Streets – Resolution
3) Street Activity Permit by Summer Street (Lead Dog Marketing Group, promoter), Saturday August 4, Saturday August 11 and Saturday August 18, 2012, Centre Street between Chambers Street and Worth Street and Lafayette Street between Reade Street and East 9th Street – Resolution
4) Street Activity Permit Application by Deepavali Festival (Association of Indians in America, promoter), Sunday, October 7, 2012, John Street, Front Street, Water Street – Resolution
5) St. Andrews Plaza, North side of Municipal Building, application for liquor license for Sean McGarr or Entity to be formed d/b/a TBD – Resolution So liquor will be available on the plaza?
6) St. Andrews Plaza, South side of Municipal Building, application for liquor license for Sean McGarr or Entity to be formed d/b/a TBD – Resolution Both sides of the plaza?
7) 125 Fulton Street, application for a restaurant wine and beer license for Europan at Fulton Inc. d/b/a Europan Diner Café – Resolution You know what FiDi needs? More fast food. (This is a new location for Europan.)
8) CB1 Strategic Planning Update – Report
9) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report

2/27 Housing Committee – 6:00 PM
Community Board #1 – Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709
1) Affordable Housing Panel Discussion
2) Formulation of Committee Accomplishments for 2011 and Goals for 2012 for CB1 Annual Report

2/28 CB #1 Monthly Meeting – 6:00 PM
Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place in the south end of Battery Park City

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