Posts Tagged ‘CB1’

CB1 Meeting Recap

by Heather Van De Mark on

Monday night’s Community Board 1 Public Hearing and Board meeting may have been one of the fastest CB1 meetings I’ve attended in the last two years. Click to view the official agenda (PDF). I’ll keep this recap short and sweet. NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Mikelle Adgate presented on the Green Infrastructure Office’s plan… READ MORE

Greenpoint Landing ULURP: Community Testimony

by GWAPP on

Earlier this month, there was a well-attended Community Board 1 ULURP subcommittee meeting regarding Greenpoint Landing’s variance requests. You can read a recap of the event or watch an edited video of the meeting. At the end of the meeting, community residents who had signed up were allowed two minutes to speak. GWAPP & NAG… READ MORE

Missed the Greenpoint Landing Community Meeting? Then Watch This.

by GWAPP on

Did you miss the August 13th Community Board 1 meeting covering the new Greenpoint Landing development, but want to know what happened? It was certainly a heated and emotionally contentious evening. For more information about what was presented at the meeting and what the communuity thinks, take a look at our recap of the meeting… READ MORE

GWAPP & NAG: 77 Commercial Street ULURP Testimony

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* * * * * * * * * * In case you were unable to attend the CB1 ULURP meeting re: 77 Commercial Street, we’re publishing our official testimony/statement here on the website for you to read. You can also download it (PDF). We’ll have a full recap of the meeting on the site… READ MORE

Recap: CB1 ULURP Meeting on Greenpoint Landing

by Heather Van De Mark on

Chairman Chris Olechowski kicked off the meeting by saying how all these projects are going to be a radical change to the neighborhood, but that this meeting was to discuss the specific ULURP actions being requested. Greenpoint Landing ULURP Application Overview In brief, there’s is a joint application between Greenpoint Landing Associates (GLA), Housing Preservation… READ MORE

GWAPP & NAG: Greenpoint Landing ULURP Testimony

by GWAPP on

* * * * * * * * * * In case you’re unable to attend tonight’s CB1 ULURP meeting re: Greenpoint Landing, we’re publishing our official testimoney/statement here on the website for you to read. You can also download it (PDF). We’ll have a full recap of the meeting on the site ASAP. *… READ MORE

CB1 Meeting Recap: “United We Win”

by Heather Van De Mark on

Last night’s CB1 meeting was a doozy — 3 hours! — highlights, particularly those related to open space issues, below. Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment Presentation by Steve Lenard, Department of City Planning (DCP) The Amendment modifies zoning to ensure buildings meet the latest flood zone requirements. Lenard said changes are only applicable to new… READ MORE

CRASH LANDING: Greenpoint Landing Project Presented at CB1 Joint Committee Meeting

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Developers and their attorneys, architects and landscape designers presented plans for “Greenpoint Landing” and the adjacent 77 Commercial Street development at a combined meeting of Community Board One’s Executive Committee, Parks and Waterfront Committee and Land Use/ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) Committee Monday night in an overcrowded McCarren Pool Play Center room. Park Tower… READ MORE

Mtg Tonight: Greenpoint’s Getting Bigger (And Hopefully Better?)

by GWAPP on

Today’s post is mainly a reminder to attend an important meeting tonight at 6:30pm at McCarren Park Rec Center, 776 Lorimer St., Brooklyn. At the behest of the Mayor’s office, Community Board 1’s Executive Committee, Parks & Waterfront Committee, and ULURP & Landmarks subcommittee will meet tonight to go over: Revised development plans for Greenpoint… READ MORE

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