Community Board 1 agendas for May

The agendas can be seen here; check for updates before attending the meeting for any one issue. My comments are in caps.

5/1 Battery Park City Committee – 6p
Location: Asphalt Green 212 North End Avenue
1) West Thames Bridge and Rector Street Restoration Project – Updates by Julia Melzer, Economic Development Corp and Matt Krenek, Skanska
2) Brookfield Place Summer Event Series and Other Events – Presentation by Elysa Marden, Vice President, Arts and Events, Brookfield Properties and Courtney Whitelock, Event Manager, Brookfield Properties
3) Allied Universal Report, Update on SPO – Patrick Murphy, Director of Security, Allied Universal
4) BPCA Report – Nicholas Sbordone, Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs, BPCA 5/7

5/7 Transportation & Street Activity Permits Committee – 6p
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Stop Sign Request for Peck Slip & Front Street – Resolution
2) Make Way For Lower Manhattan/Slow Streets proposal – Discussion
3) Lafayette Bike Lane proposal – Discussion
THIS I WANT TO HEAR ABOUT…
4) Street Co-Naming Working Group – Report
THERE ARE A FEW ON THE TABLE, INCLUDING ONE FOR THE FIRST BLACK POLICE CHIEF
5) Congestion Pricing – Report
6) Ann Street congestion – Discussion & possible resolution

The following notices have been received for recurring street closure permits:
DOT Summer Streets 2019: August 3 – 17, 2019 (Saturdays only); 7 – 1p | Centre Street between Chambers St & Worth St | Lafayette Street between Duane St & East 8 St
World Trade Center Festival: Sunday, October 13, 2019; 10 to 6p | Liberty Street between Broadway & Trinity Pl

5/8 Licensing & Permits Committee – 6p
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
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
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:
250 Vesey Street, application for the renewal of liquor license for Parm Battery Park LLC, d/b/a Parm
325 South End Avenue, application for the renewal of liquor license for Chipotle Mexican Grill of Colorado, LLC d/b/a Chipotle

Seaport/Civic Center area
1) 89 South Street, application for liquor license for VB Pier 16 LLC, d/b/a TBD Resolution
I THINK THIS IS A HOWARD HUGHES PROJECT?

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:
150 William Street, application for renewal of liquor license for 150 Market Inc., d/b/a TBD
213 Front Street, application for the renewal of liquor license for JMFF LLC, d/b/a Dorlan’s Tavern

Tribeca area
1) 45 Murray Street, application for liquor license for Benares Fine Cuisine Inc, d/b/a TBD – Resolution NOT SURE WHY THIS IS A NEW APP…
2) 57 Murray Street, application for alteration of liquor license for Murray 57 LLC, d/b/a TBD – Resolution
THIS IS MONK MCGINN’S, NO? BETTER NAME COMING? IT WAS ORIGINALLY SUPPOSED TO BE HELL CAT MAGGIE!
3) 1 White Street, application for liquor license for Nutopian Embassy LLC d/b/a One White Street – Resolution
THIS IS EXCITING FOR JOHN LENNON’S IMAGINARY COUNTRY… MORE ON THIS SOON


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:
183 Duane Street, application for the renewal of liquor license for Tokyo Bay Enterprise NY Inc., d/b/a Tokyo Bay Japanese Restaurant
112 Reade Street, application for sidewalk café permit for Mac 1 Food and Beverage LLC, d/b/a Holy Ground
187 Church Street, application for renewal of liquor license for An Hao 187 Inc. d/b/a Akimoto Sushi

Financial District area
1) 200 Broadway, application for liquor license for Tacodumbo 200 Broadway LLC, d/b/a Tacodumbo – Resolution
THESE LOOK LIKE THE SAME PLACE ON THE MAP, BUT I THINK THERE IS ONE OF THESE GOING IN EACH OF THE MALLS – ONE AT BROOKFIELD AND ONE AT THREE WORLD TRADE? https://tribecacitizen.wpengine.com/2019/04/24/in-the-news-taqueria-chain-coming-to-the-malls/
2) 175 Greenwich Street, application for liquor license for Tacodumbo 175 Greenwich LLC, d/b/a Tacodumbo – Resolution
3) 517 Clayton Road, application for liquor license for Belgo Mobile LLC, d/b/a Perros y Vainas – Resolution
MORE WAYS TO DRINK ON GOVERNOR’S ISLAND!!
4) 100 Church Street, application for liquor license for IfNotNow LLC, d/b/a TBD – Resolution
HMM. WEIRD SPOT. ACROSS FROM FITERMAN HALL
5) 10 South Street, application for liquor license for 10 South Street LLC, d/b/a TBD – Resolution
SO YOU CAN GET A BEER WHILE WAITING FOR THE FERRY TO GOVERNOR’S ISLAND??
6) One World Trade Center, 64th Floor, application for liquor license for WTC Tower 1, LLC and Convene One World, LLC d/b/a TBD – Resolution
CURIOUS: IS THIS SOMETHING OTHER THAN THE OBSERVATION DECK?? OR JUST THEIR OFFICE?
7) 123 Greenwich Street, application for liquor license for Legends Hospitality, LLC d/b/a TBD – Resolution
THIS IS THE STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING… SO I COULDN’T RESIST THIS PIC.

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:
35 Cedar Street, application for the renewal of liquor license for BMD Pastry LLC, d/b/a Financier Patisserie
151 Maiden Lane, application for corporate change for liquor license for CP Maiden Lane LLC, d/b/a AC Hotel New York City Downtown
250 Greenwich Street aka 7WTC, application for the renewal of liquor license for The New York Academy of Sciences d/b/a TBD
170 John Street, application for renewal of liquor license for 170 John Street NYC Corp. d/b/a Trading Post
70 South Street, application for renewal of liquor license for Maiden Rest LLC d/b/a Industry Kitchen

5/9 Landmarks & Preservation Committee – 6p
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island approval for exterior signage – Resolution
2) 108-110 Franklin Street application for replacement windows – Resolution

5/13 Land Use, Zoning & Economic Development Committee – 6p
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) 121 Chambers Street, Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) application for a special permit to modify height regulations – Resolution
2) Borough Based Jail System Plan & Manhattan Detention Complex Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) application – Resolution
THE SAGA CONTINUES – I PLAN TO GET ONE MORE POST IN ABOUT THIS, WITH SOME MORE DETAILS ON SIZE

5/14 Youth & Education Committee – 6p
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Support for New American Youth Ballet to perform on stage at Stuyvesant High School – Discussion with Bonnie Fernandez
2) Update on elevators at 26 Broadway/81 New Street – Discussion

5/15 Executive Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) 7 Hanover Square proposed development – Presentation (Presenters TBD)
I’LL HAVE TO LEARN WHAT THIS IS ABOUT – A BIG CONVERSION? STILL DEALING WITH SANDY CLEANUP??
2) Committee reports

5/16 Quality of Life & Service Delivery Committee – 6p
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Aggressive Ticket Sellers – Report and Discussion
2) Sanitation Special Districts – Discussion
CURIOUS WHAT A SANITATION SPECIAL DISTRICT IS…
3) Commercial Waste Carting Zones – Update
4) 253 Broadway Sanitation Issues – Discussion and possible resolution

5/20 Environmental Protection Committee – 6:00 PM
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) Environmental Toxins – Discussion with Dr. Anthony Carpi, Professor of Environmental Toxicology, John Jay College
SOMEONE ASK THIS GUY ABOUT MERCURY CLEANUP AT BROWNFIELDS!!
2) 250 Water Street Brownfield Cleanup Program – Report*
THIS HAS ATTRACTED A HUGE AMOUNT OF ATTENTION FROM PARENTS AT PECK SLIP SCHOOL. WORTH TUNING INTO IF YOU LIVE CLOSE
3) The Battery resiliency proposal – Presentation (Tentative)
*Land Use, Zoning & Economic Development Committee invited for item #2

5/21 Waterfront, Parks & Cultural Committee – 6p
Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
1) 9/11 Memorial Glade – Update by Anthony Gardner, Senior Vice President, Government and Community Affairs, 9/11 Memorial Museum
2) City Hall Park Temporary public art – Presentation by Elizabeth Masella, Public Art Coordinator, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
THE BLOOMBERG ERA OF GREAT ART IN CITY HALL PARK IS OVER (I STILL MISS THOSE GRAZING SHEEP), BUT MAYBE SOMETHING DECENT IS COMING AROUND?
2) Barnett Newman Triangle – Resolution
SOMETHING INTERESTING FOR THE TRIANGLE IN FRONT OF THE ROXY??

5/28 CB 1 Monthly Meeting – 6p
Location: Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street – Richard Harris Terrace
NOTE LOCATION

 

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