LAND USE PUBLIC HEARING — THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17

Thursday, December 17 at 10:30am

(December 10, 2020 at 10:30am)

QUEENS, NY – Queens Borough President Donovan Richards will hold a regular Public Hearing on Land Use. The public hearing will be streamed live at www.queensbp.org. The agenda includes:

  1. An application submitted by the New York City School Construction Authority for an amendment to the City Map involving: a) the elimination of the northerly 15 feet of 44th Avenue between Junction Boulevard and National Street, and b.) the adjustment of grades and block dimensions necessitated thereby. Location is in Corona in Queens Community Board District 4.

Items 2 and 3 are related

  1. An application submitted by Phipps Houses for an amendment of the Zoning Map changing from an M1-1 District to an R6A District property bounded by the southerly boundary line of the Long Island Railroad Right-of-Way (Main Line), the northerly centerline prolongation of 52nd Street, Barnett Avenue, and the northerly prolongation of the westerly street line of 50th Street. Property is in Sunnyside in Queens Community Board District 2.
  2. An application submitted by Phipps Houses for a zoning text amendment to designate the Project Area as a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing area. Project Area is in Sunnyside in Queens Community Board District 2.

Items 4, 5 and 6 are related

  1. An application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development for the designation of an Urban Development Action Area and approval of an Urban Development Action Area Project to facilitate the development of a new mixed-use development with approximately 1,650 dwelling units, non-residential space, open space and parking, along with a 35-acre nature preserve, within the Arverne Urban Renewal Area in Queens Community Board District 14. The proposed project would be bounded by Rockaway Freeway to the north, Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk to the south, Beach 32nd Street to the east, Beach 56th Place to the west.
  2. An application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development for an amendment to the Zoning Map: a.) changing from a C4-4 District to an M1-4/R6 District property bounded by a line 120 feet westerly of Beach 35th Street, a line perpendicular to the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street distant 370 feet northerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northerly street line of Ocean Front Road and the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street, Beach 35th Street, and Ocean Front Road, and b.) establishing a Special Mixed Use District (MX-21) bounded by a line 120 feet westerly of Beach 5th Street, a line perpendicular to the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street distant 370 feet northerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northerly street line of Ocean Front Road and the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street, Beach 35th Street, and Ocean Front Road. Location is in Arverne in Queens Community Board District 14.
  3. An application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development for an amendment to the Zoning Resolution to add MX-21 to the list of Special Mixed Use Districts mapped throughout the City.

Those who wish to testify may register for speaking time by visiting www.queensbp.org/landuse and submitting their contact information. Each registrant will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate in the live public hearing. Speaking time can also be arranged by calling (718) 286-3000 between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. prior to the date of the hearing.Written testimony is welcome from those unable to testify live.  All written testimony must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2020 and may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected] or by conventional mail sent to the Office of the Queens Borough President at 120-55 Queens Boulevard – Room 226, Kew Gardens, NY 11424. 

WHAT:           Borough President Richards Holds Public Hearing on Land Use
WHEN:           Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 10:30 AM
WHERE:         Public live stream at 
www.queensbp.org

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