Thursday, October 27 at 9:30 AM

(October 25, 2022 at 10:15am)

QUEENS, NY – – Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr. will hold a hybrid Public Hearing on Land Use. The hearing will be held in person at Queens Borough Hall (120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens), with members of the public also able to testify virtually. In addition, the hearing will be streamed live at www.queensbp.org.

The agenda includes:

Items 1 and 2 are related:

  1. Application submitted by Werber Management, Inc. and Reform Temple of Forest Hills for an amendment of the Zoning Map, changing from an R1-2A District an R7D District property bounded by 71st Avenue, a line 175 feet northeasterly of 112th Street, 71st Road, and 112th Street. (ULURP #220274 ZMQ)

Location is in Forest Hills within Community Board District 6.

  • Application submitted by Werber Management, Inc. and Reform Temple of Forest Hills for a zoning text amendment to designate the Project Area as a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (“MIH”) area. (ULURP #220275 ZRQ)

Location is in Forest Hills within Queens Community Board District 6.

Those who wish to testify virtually must register in advance 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 virtual 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. Members of the public may also attend the hearing Queens Borough Hall and testify in person.

If you wish to testify virtually, you must identify yourself before you speak, keep your camera on during your testimony, display your name accurately on Zoom and state your name for the record; otherwise, you might not be permitted to testify absent prior approval from the Queens Borough President’s Office. For those planning to dial into the public hearing, please inform the Planning and Development staff in advance by calling 718-286-2680 or e-mailing [email protected].

Written testimony is welcome from those unable to testify live. All written testimony must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2022, 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 114244.

Individuals requesting Sign Language Interpreters and/or ADA Accessibility Accommodations should contact the Borough President’s Office at (718) 286-2860 or email [email protected].

WHAT:         Borough President Richards Holds Public Hearing on Land Use
WHEN:         Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 9:30 AM
WHERE:       In person at Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens

Public live stream at www.queensbp.org

Individuals can register to testify virtually by visiting www.queensbp.org/landuse.

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