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May 2017

MONDAY
April 24, 2017
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street
#2400

Transportation & Environment

David Harris Sandler, Acting Chair
Jesse Laymon, Vice Chair


Agenda:

  • Presentation on the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB) and the City's Zero Waste goals.
  • Presentation by the Department of Transportation (DOT) of their plan to implement a protected bicycle lane on 7 Avenue between Clarkson Street and West 30 Street.

TUESDAY
April 25, 2017
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

CB5 Board Office
450 7th Ave, #2109 

Budget, Education & City Services

Renee Kinsella, Chair

Agenda:

  • Discussion of 2018 budget process
  • Discussion of Mount Sinai/Beth Israel (MSBI) working group

WEDNESDAY
April 26, 2017
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

NYC Seminar & Conference Center, 71 West 23rd Street
5th Floor

Public Safety & Quality of Life

Nick Athanail, Chair
Craig Slutzkin, Vice Chair

Agenda:

  • 114 East 25 Street, The Assemblage Hospitality LLC, Kukua CW 1 LLC and 25th Street Property Owner LLC. Application for a new on-premises liquor license.
  • 130 East 57 Street, 57th Street Hospitality Group LLC. Application for a new on-premises liquor license.
  • 30 East 30 Street, 29 East 29th St (NY) Owner LLC & 29th St NY Food & Bev Operating Co LLC, dba: The Redbury New York. Application for permission to make alterations.

MONDAY
May 1, 2017
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street
#2400 

Parks & Public Spaces

Clayton Smith, Chair
Craig Slutzkin, Vice Chair

Agenda: 

  • Barefoot Ball, a benefit event produced by the Bryant Park Corporation in Bryant Park featuring music, food and drinks from 7PM to 11PM on July 26th. 
  • Scooper Bowl, a benefit event in Bryant Park for Dana Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital's pediatric wing. The event would feature ice cream tastings and would be held June 1st, 2nd and 3rd from 12PM to 9PM.
  • Doritos GG2, a marketing event in Herald Square featuring a video karaoke booth, pop-up tent and sampling of Doritos snack bags. The event would take place May 4th from 11AM to 6PM. 
  • Yellow Barn Music Haul, a chamber music performance event in Union Square Park featuring a 17-foot U-Haul truck converted to a travelling stage. The event would take place June 1st from 5PM to 8PM.
  • Red Nose Day Party, a benefit event in Herald Square to kick off Red Nose Day and to welcome cyclists participating in the "Ride on 4 Red Nose Day" charity ride. The event would be held May 24th from 1PM to 5PM.
  • Newsstand application (# 4068-2017-ANWS) at the northwest corner of 5 Avenue and West 43 Street.
  • Application by 910 Seventh Ave Rest LLC for a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe at 910 7 Avenue, featuring 4 tables and 16 chairs.

TUESDAY
May 2, 2017
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street
2nd Floor Library

Landmarks

Layla Law-Gisiko, Chair
Renee Cafaro, Vice Chair

Agenda:

  • 110 Fifth Avenue, application for sidewalk vault waterproofing repairs and pavement grading project.
  • 225 5th Avenue, application to place planters on the sidewalk.
  • 22 West 27th Street, application to replace 2 existing elevator bulkheads with 2 new elevator bulkheads with painted aluminum cladding.
  • 650 6th Avenue, Men's Wearhouse, application for the installation of an ADA accessible ramp on the exterior.
  • 126 5th Avenue, application to replace the existing aluminum and glass entry door with a new steel and glass door within the existing door opening.
  • 12 West 27th Street, application for restoration of existing cast iron façade elements and adding a new storefront entry, transom units and canopy over the entryway.

WEDNESDAY
May 3, 2017
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

Land Use, Housing & Zoning

Eric Stern, Chair

Agenda:

  • 221 West 29 Street aka 217 West 29 Street, 221 W29 Residential LLC, application for partial real estate tax exemption under the 421-a of the Real Property Tax Law.
  • 142 West 29th Street, application for a zoning variance to allow the creation of a new 15 story residential building with ground floor retail in what is currently a manufacturing zone. The current 33-foot building would rise to 169 feet.

TUESDAY
May 9, 2017
at 5:00 pm
LOCATION:

Board Office
450 7th Avenue
Suite 2109

Executive

Vikki Barbero, Chair

THURSDAY
May 11, 2017
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street
2nd Floor Library

Full Board

Vikki Barbero, Chair

Agenda: 

PUBLIC SESSION - Members of the public are encouraged to speak to the Board

BUSINESS SESSION

  • Election of Officers
  • Adoption of April 2017 Minutes
  • District Manager's Report: Wally Rubin
  • Chair's Report : Vikki Barbero
  • Ratification of the resolution for 910 7th Avenue, a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Transportation/Environment

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to implement a protected bicycle lane on 7 Avenue between Clarkson Street and West 30 Street.

Landmarks

  • 110 5th Avenue, application for sidewalk vault waterproofing repairs and pavement grading project.
  • 12 West 27th Street, application for restoration of existing cast iron façade elements and adding a new storefront entry, transom units and canopy over the entryway.
  • 126 5th Avenue, application to replace the existing aluminum and glass entry door with a new steel and glass door within the existing door opening.
  • 22 West 27th Street, application to replace 2 existing elevator bulkheads with 2 new elevator bulkheads with painted aluminum cladding.
  • 650 6th Avenue, Men's Wearhouse, application for the installation of an ADA accessible ramp on the exterior.
  • 225 5th Avenue, application to place planters on the sidewalk.

Public Safety and Quality of Life

  • 130 East 57 Street, 57th Street Hospitality Group LLC. Application for a new on-premises liquor license.

Budget, Education and City Services

  • Report.

Parks & Public Spaces

  • Application from Bryant Park Corporation for the Barefoot Ball, a fundraising event to be held at Bryant Park on July 26, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 
  • Application for Red Nose Day Party, a special event in Herald Square to commemorate Red Nose Day and to welcome cyclists participating in Ride on 4 Red Nose Day, a charity ride for eradicating child poverty, on May 24th, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Application from The Marketing Arm on behalf of Doritos and Marvel for a marketing event in Greeley Square featuring a video karaoke booth, pop-up tent and sampling of Doritos snack bags on May 5th, 2017 from 11AM to 6PM. 
  • Application from Bryant Park Corporation for Scooper Bowl New York, an event to take place in Bryant Park adjacent to the Fountain Terrace to raise funds for the Jimmy Fund and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital from June 1st through 3rd between the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Application from Yellow Barn to hold Yellow Barn Music Haul, a special event featuring a 17-foot U-Haul truck converted into a travelling stage with musicians, to take place in the North Plaza of Union Square Park on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 from 3PM to 8PM
  • Newsstand application (# 4068-2017-ANWS) at the northwest corner of 5th Avenue and West 43rd Street.

Land Use, Housing and Zoning

  • 221 West 29th Street, 221 W29 Residential LLC, application for partial real estate tax exemption under the 421-a of the Real Property Tax Law.
  • 142 West 29th Street, application for a zoning variance to allow the creation of a new 15 story residential building with ground floor retail in what is currently a manufacturing zone. The current 33-foot building would rise to 169 feet.

Old Business/New Business