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2012

January

January 9

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

78th Police Precinct
65 6th Avenue, Courtroom
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
  • Continued presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Pok Pok NY LLC dba Pok Pok at 127 Columbia Street (between Kane/Degraw Streets).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of TTT Brooklyn, Inc. dba Jolie Cantina at 241 Smith Street (between Butler/Douglass Streets).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Dizzy's 5th Avenue at 230 5th Avenue (between President/Carroll Streets).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of LV Tapas Inc. dba La Vara at 268 Clinton Street (between Warren St/Verandah Pl).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Arthur on Smith at 276 Smith Street (between Sackett/Degraw Streets).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Snowday LLC dba The Skylark at 477 5th Avenue (between 11th/12th Streets).

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January 11

General Board Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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January 18

Parks / Recreation / Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Department of Parks & Recreation on the conceptual design for the DiMattina Dog Run located at Hicks Street between Hamilton Avenue and Rapelye Streets.
  • Presentation and discussion with representatives for the New York Restoration Project on their renovation plans for the Gil Hodges Memorial (aka Carroll Street) Community Garden located at the southeast corner of Carroll Street and Denton Place, Gowanus.
  • Presentation and review of a conceptual proposal to be submitted to the Department of Parks & Recreation's GreenThumb program for development as a Children's Garden at 204 Columbia Street (northwest corner Columbia/Sackett Streets).
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January 19

Transportation Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for Council Member Brad Lander on "Next Bus Please: Improving the B61 Bus," a report that assesses the level and quality of bus service along the B61 line.

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January 23

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

78th Police Precinct
65 6th Avenue, Courtroom
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Gowanus Canal Conservancy on the 6th Street Green Corridor project, which is a green infrastructure demonstration pilot project funded by the Department of Environmental Protection to manage stormwater run-off from public right-of-ways along 6th Street between 2nd/4th Avenues.
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Dinosaur Restaurant LLC at 604 Union Street (between 3rd/4th Avenues).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of The Monro Pub, Inc. at 481 5th Avenue (between 11th/12th Streets).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Cambrian Industries LLC dba South Brooklyn Local at 147A Columbia Street (between Kane/Degraw Streets).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Milk Fed LLC at 357 3rd Street (between 4th/5th Avenues).
•    Continued discussion and review of proposed Brooklyn CB6 policy regarding the issuance of "waiver letters" for liquor license applicants

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January 25

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Strategy session to consider and discuss future topics for committee agendas.

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January 26

Landmarks/Land Use Committee Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the construction of a new building at 2-4 Strong Place (southwest corner Strong Pl/Kane St), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of the Department of City Planning's Zone Green Text Amendment (ULURP # N 120132 ZRY), an application which seeks to revise the City's Zoning Resolution to remove impediments to the construction and retrofitting of greener buildings.

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 January 30

Economics Waterfront Community Development & Housing Committee Meeting

Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street, Room A
(at Atlantic Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representative for the South Brooklyn Local Development Corporation on their activities, programs and services administered in the district and any future initiatives being planned and contemplated.

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February

February 8

General Board Meeting

P.S. 32 Samuels Mills Sprole
317 Hoyt Street, Auditorium
(between Union/President Streets)
Brooklyn NY 11231

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February 15

Parks / Recreation / Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Department of Parks & Recreation on the proposed new rules that seek to clarify and codify practices utilized by the department when accepting, processing and issuing ballfield permit applications in order to fairly allocate ballfields and courts amongst a wide range of applicants.
•    Presentation and update from representatives for Xavier High School on previously discussed planned improvements for the football/soccer field at the Red Hook Recreation Area at Columbia and Bay Streets.

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February 22

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

Red Hook Initiative
767 Hicks Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with various Red Hook community-based organizations on the programs and services they provide to our local community.

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February 23

Landmarks Land Use Committee Meeting

Fairfield Inn & Suites Conference Room
181 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
•    Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the construction of a new opening at the rear elevation, and a new rear deck with railings and stairs to garden at 185 6th Avenue (between Lincoln/Berkeley Places), Park Slope Historic District.

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February 27

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

Prospect Park YMCA
357 9th Street, 7th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of 283 Smith Street Food Corp. dba Zaytoons at 283 Smith Street (between Degraw/Sackett Streets), to permit 5 tables and 18 seats.
•    Presentation and review of a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Cajun Brooklyn LLC dba Bourgeois Pig at 387 Court Street (between 1st/2nd Places), to permit 12 tables and 24 seats.
•    Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Cafe Steinhof Inc. at 422 7th Avenue (northwest corner 14th Street/7th Avenue), to permit 8 tables and 15 seats.
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license renewal application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of 335 Smith Street dba Brooklyn Social at 335 Smith Street (between Carroll/President Streets).
•    Continued review and discussion of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Nicole Fusco-Evans or Entity to be formed dba The Monro Pub, Inc. at 481 5th Avenue (between 11th/12th Streets).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of PSSBKLYN LLC dba Pork Slope at 247 5th Avenue (between Carroll St/Garfield Pl).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Baroque Bar Inc. dba Seven Bar and Lounge at 223 7th Avenue (between 3rd/4th Streets).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Redwood Brooklyn LLC at 297 9th Street (between 4th/5th Avenues).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of OGM Inc. dba Draft Barn at 530 3rd Avenue (between 12th/13th Streets).

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March

March 5

Economics Waterfront Community Development & Housing Committee Meeting

Red Hook Initiative
767 Hicks Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on recent management changes at the Red Hook Containerport Terminal, update on shore power initiative, and other topics of interest to the district.

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March 12

Executive Committee Meeting

The Old Stone House
336 3rd Street
(between 4th/5th Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Agenda:
•    Board member attendance review
•    Other business

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March 14

General Board Meeting

NYCHA Miccio Center
110 West 9th Street
(between Clinton & Henry Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11231
 
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March 15

Transportation Committee Meeting

Old First Reformed Church
729 Carroll Street
(Corner of 7th Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Presentation and participatory planning workshop with representatives for the Department of Transportation on bike share. Meeting attendees will assist with the siting of bike-share docking stations in the community district.

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March 21

Parks / Recreation / Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

St. Mary's Star of the Sea
41 First Street
(between Hoyt/Bond Sts)
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Agenda:
•    Introduction of new Department of Parks & Recreation manager for the district.
•    Presentation and discussion with the various users and support groups who act as stewards for our local parks.

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March 26

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center
380 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Taurasi Inc. dba Sotto Voce at 225 7th Avenue (between 3rd/4th Streets), to permit 9 tables and 17 seats.
•    Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Snowday Llc. dba The Skylark at 477 5th Avenue (between 11th/12th Streets), to permit 10 tables and 20 seats.
•    Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Kiku Asian Bistro Corp. at 2 Lincoln Place (on the corner of 5th Avenue), to permit 11 tables and 26 seats.
•    Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Union Street Provisions LLC dba Fort Reno at 669 Union Street (on the corner of 4th Avenue), to permit 5 tables and 30 seats.
•    Presentation and review to move an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Marco's Brooklyn Inc. dba Franny's from 295 Flatbush Avenue to 346-348 Flatbush Avenue (between Sterling/ St. John's Places).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Kemistry Entertainment Group dba Kemistry Lounge at 260 Flatbush Avenue (between St. Mark's / Prospect Places).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Du Jour Bakery LLC dba Du Jour Bakery at 365 5th Avenue (between 5th / 6th Streets).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Laxmi Swagat Restaurant Inc. dba Aarpan Indian Restaurant at 396 5th Avenue (between 6th / 7th Streets).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Saint Gabriel Restaurant Inc. at 242 Court Street (between Baltic/Kane Streets).
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of BBQ Billy's LLC at 433 3rd Avenue (between 7th/8th Streets).

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March 28

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

New York Methodist Hospital
506 6th Street, Buckley Conference Room, 8th Floor
(between 7th & 8th Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Discussion with Anita Skop, District 15 Superintendent, and Jim Devor, President of District 15's Community Education Council around the new core curriculum, as well as issues in the community relating to the DOE particularly as they concern charter schools, school closings and DoE regulations.

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April

April 10

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

78th Police Precinct
65 6th Avenue, Courtroom
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
•    Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Levy Premium Foodservice, LP and Brooklyn Events Center, LLC at the Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue (between Flatbush/5th Avenues). This meeting is a joint meeting with Brooklyn Community Boards 2 & 6.

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April 11

General Board Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center
380 Henry Street
(between Warren/Congress Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
 
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April 12

Bar/Restaurant Informational Meeting

Brooklyn Community Board 6
250 Baltic Street, Auditorium
(between Court/Clinton Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11201-6401

Agenda:
  • In an effort to better understand the rules and regulations governing restaurants and bars in our district, representatives from the State Liquor Authority, City agencies and local precincts will be on hand to answer any questions in respect to noise, smoking, backyard usage, garbage and other related issues.

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April 18

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

P.S. 32 Samuels Mills Sprole
317 Hoyt Street, Auditorium
(between Union/President Streets)
Brooklyn NY 11231

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Department of Environmental Protection on the findings from the Superfund site investigation and Feasibility Study related to Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) at the Gowanus Canal.

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April 19

Transportation Committee Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
Turner Room
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Joint presentation to and review by the Transportation Committees of Brooklyn Community Boards 6 and 8 on a proposal by the Department of Transportation to install a two-way bicycle lane on Plaza Street at the Grand Army Plaza.
•    Presentation and review of a proposal by the Department of Transportation to install an eastbound and westbound bicycle lane on one block of 3rd Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues to extend and connect pre-existing bicycle lanes on 3rd Street (between Smith Street-3rd Avenue & between 4th Avenue-Prospect Park West).
•    Presentation and review of a proposal by the Department of Transportation to install an on-street bicycle parking facility at the northeast corner of 5th Avenue and Park Place.

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April 23

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

Prospect Park YMCA
357 9th Street, 7th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Leahlala, LLC dba Abilene at 442 Court Street (between 2nd/3rd Places), to permit 8 tables and 16 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Huitres NYC Inc. at 320 Court Street (northwest corner Court/Sackett Streets), to permit 18 tables and 48 seats.
  • Presentation and review of a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Kiku Asian Bistro Corp. at 2 Lincoln Place (on the corner of 5th Avenue), to permit 11 tables and 26 seats.
  • Presentation and review of a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of 345 Court St. Corp dba Marco Polo Ristorante at 345 Court Street (southwest corner of Court/Union Streets), to permit 16 tables and 32 seats.
  • Presentation and review of a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Piccoli on 6th Corp. dba Piccoli Trattoria at 522 6th Avenue (northwest corner of 14th Street/6th Avenue), to permit 18 tables and 40 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an alternation to an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Piccoli on 6th Corp. dba Piccoli Trattoria at 522 6th Avenue (northwest corner of 14th Street/6th Avenue), to permit 18 tables and 40 seats.
  • Presentation and review of a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Tessa & Lucho, Inc dba Bar Bruno at 520 Henry Street (southwest corner of Henry/Union Streets), to permit 10 tables and 20 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Tessa & Lucho, Inc dba Bar Bruno at 520 Henry Street (southwest corner of Henry/Union Streets), to permit 10 tables and 20 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Vegan Wholesale Foods Corp. dba The V Spot at 156 5th Avenue (Douglass/Degraw Streets).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises seasonal liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Gowanus Grove at 400 Carroll Street.
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license alteration application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Union Street Provisions LLC. dba Fort Reno at 669 Union Street.
  • Continued presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Kemistry Entertainment Group dba Kemistry Lounge at 260 Flatbush Avenue (between St. Mark's / Prospect Places).
  • Continued presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Levy Premium Foodservice, LP and Brooklyn Events Center, LLC at the Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue (between Flatbush/5th Avenues).

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April 23

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

Location T.B.A.

Agenda:
•    Presentation and review of an alteration to an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Cacao Prieto LLC dba Botanica at 220 Conover Street (between Coffey/Dikeman Streets).

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April 26

Landmarks/Land Use Committee Meeting

78th Police Precinct
65 6th Avenue, Courtroom
(between Bergen/Dean Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
•    PUBLIC HEARING on 215 Flatbush Avenue (BSA Cal. No. 72-12-BZ)
•    Discussion and formulation of a recommendation on an application submitted to the Board of Standards and Appeals for a variance of Sections 25-23, 23-145 and 23-633 of the Zoning Resolution that would (i) waive the residential off-street parking requirements for the site, and (ii) waive the residential floor area, floor area ratio, open space, lot coverage, maximum base height and maximum building height regulations for the small portion of the site zoned R6B to facilitate the construction of a mixed-use building with retail located on the ground floor and residential dwelling units located on the 2nd through 6th floors at 213-223 Flatbush Avenue aka 456-470 Dean Street (collectively referred to as “215 Flatbush Avenue”) (Block 1135, Lot 11), southeast corner of Flatbush Avenue and Dean Street, pursuant to Section 72-21 of the Zoning Resolution.
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Department of City Planning on proposed revisions to the New York City Waterfront Revitalization Program pursuant to Section 197-a of the City Charter.
•    Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the construction of a rear yard extension at 223 Berkeley Place (between 7th/8th Avenues), Park Slope Historic District.

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April 30

Economics Waterfront Community Development & Housing Committee Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
Multi-Purpose Room
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Barclays Center on the job hiring process and other employment and economic development opportunities at the arena.

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May

May 2

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

Fifth Avenue Committee
Conference Room
621 Degraw Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Citizens' Committee for Children on their Campaign for Children, an advocacy effort to oppose the proposed cuts to child care and after-school services in the City's budget.
•    Presentation and discussion with a representative for the Department of Education's Office of Space Planning on the department's planning process for determining how school spaces are allocated, outfitted and utilized and how that effects our district.

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May 9

General Board Meeting

Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street, Court Room
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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May 16

Parks / Recreation / Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center, multipurpose room
380 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for New York City Fieldhouse, Inc., on their proposal to underwrite the design and construction costs of a year-round, multi-use recreation facility at Brooklyn Bridge Park near Pier 5. NYC Fieldhouse is a new not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting healthy and sustainable living in our communities through recreational and competitive sports with an emphasis on competitive track cycling.

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May 21

Economic Waterfront Community Development & Housing Committee Meeting

Cuyler-Warren Street United Methodist Church
450 Warren Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217-2506

Agenda:
•    Town Hall Meeting on Public Housing for residents of 572 Warren Street, Gowanus and Wyckoff Gardens Houses
•    At this meeting we invite residents of 572 Warren Street/Turning Point, Gowanus and Wyckoff Gardens Houses to share with us your complaints, concerns and ideas for improving public housing so we can be more effective advocates for you.

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May 22

Barclays Center Transportation Demand Management Plan meeting

Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street, Court Room
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
•    EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT AND BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BOARDS 2, 6 & 8
•    Invite the community to a meeting on the Barclays Center Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Plan, the proposal which aims to reduce vehicular traffic to the arena & minimize the effects of the cars that do come.

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May 23

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of New York State Senate bill S.6915, an act to amend the education law in relation to the members and powers of the board of education of the city of New York.
  • Update from representative for Council Member Stephen Levin on the replacement P.S. 133 school building under construction at 375 Butler Street, including construction progress report and proposed shared use of building by Community School Districts 13 and 15.
  • Presentation and discussion with representatives for Hunger Free Communities Consortium, which is a collaboration of New York City's leading anti-hunger, nutrition, and aging organizations working toward the creation of a hunger free New York City, with a particular focus on aiding the especially vulnerable populations of households with children, working poor, and senior citizens.

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May 30

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

78th Police Precinct
65 6th Avenue, Courtroom
(between Bergen/Dean Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Credence LLC. dba Bareburger at 170 7th Avenue (between 1st Street/Garfield Place) to permit 16 tables and 32 seats.
  • Presentation and review of a new application for an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Kiki Asian Bistro Corp. at 2 Lincoln Place (between 5th/6th Avenues) to permit 11 tables and 26 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Park Slope MP Company, LLC at 160 7th Avenue (between 1st Street/Garfield Place) to permit 7 tables and 14 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Bigger Boat Inc. at 284 3rd Avenue (between Carroll/President Streets)
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Bierkraft Inc. at 191 5th Avenue (between Berkeley Place/Union Street).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Nick Cora Bella Ltd at 274 4th Avenue (between Carroll Street/Garfield Place)
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of I'll Have Coffee LLC at 285 3rd Avenue (between President/Carroll Streets)
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Dassara LLC at 271 Smith Street(between Degraw/Sackett Streets)
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license corporation change application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of ILGT LLC at 270 Smith Street (between Degraw/Sackett Streets)
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of 5th Avenue Salumi Inc. at 195A 5th Avenue (between Berkeley Place/Union Street).
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Calexico 278 LLC at 278B 5th Avenue (between 1st Street/Garfield Place)
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May 31

Landmarks/Land Use Committee Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for excavation of front yard, installation of new steps, lower window openings at front facade, alterations to ironwork and replacement siding and new window locations at penthouse at 439-441 Henry Street (between Kane/Degraw Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the legalization of previously installed ironwork at 326A President Street (between Smith/Hoyt Streets), Carroll Gardens Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the addition of a gas lamp post in front areaway and replacement ironwork at 110 Berkeley Place (between 6th/7th Avenues), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the expansion of a sidewalk tree pit in front of 100 Park Place (between 6th/7th Avenues), Park Slope Historic District.
 
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June

June 11

Executive Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Board member attendance review
  • Liquor license review policy update
  • Other business

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June 13

General Board Meeting

John Jay Educational Campus
237 7th Avenue, Auditorium
Brooklyn, NY 11215
 
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June 18

Economic/Waterfront/Community Development & Housing Committee Meeting

NYCHA Miccio Center
110 West 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Town Hall Meeting on Public Housing for residents of Red Hook East and Red Hook West Houses
 
At this meeting we invite residents of Red Hook East and Red Hook West Houses to share with us your complaints, concerns and ideas for improving public housing so we can be more effective advocates for you.

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June 19

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

Our Lady of Peace Parish- Bingo Room
522 Carroll Street
Brooklyn NY 11215-1030

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Department of Environmental Protection on the Gowanus Canal Area High Level Storm Sewer Capital project (SEK-20067), a project designed to correct and improve flooding conditions in the 3rd and 4th Avenue corridors between Douglass and State Streets.

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June 20

Parks / Recreation / Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Presentation by representatives for the New York Restoration Project and review of the proposed final design for the Carroll Street (aka Gil Hodges) Community Garden located at 7 Denton Place (southeast corner Denton Place/Carroll Street).

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June 21

Transportation Committee Meeting

Holy Name Church - Shepherd's Hall
245 Prospect Park West
(between Windsor Place & Prospect Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Joint presentation to and review by the Transportation Committees of Brooklyn Community Boards 6 and 7 on a proposal by the Department of Transportation for various pedestrian safety improvements at the Bartel-Pritchard Square traffic circle.
•    Joint presentation to and review by the Transportation Committees of Brooklyn Community Boards 6 and 7 on a proposal by the Department of Transportation to install an eastbound bicycle lane along 14th Street between Prospect Park West and 3rd Avenue and a westbound bicycle lane along 15th Street between Bartel-Pritchard Square and 3rd Avenue.
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Department of Transportation on various traffic safety measures being pursued by the department in the Hicks Street corridor as a followup to the BQE Trench Enhancement Study.
 
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June 25

Public Safety/Environmental Protection/Permits/Licenses Committee Meeting

Old First Reformed Church
729 Carroll Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Park Slope MP Company, INC at 160 7th Avenue (between 1st Street/Garfield Place) to permit 7 tables and 14 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of, ACT 718 at 149 4th Ave (between Butler Street /Douglass Street) to permit 8 tables and 18 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an on-premises liquor license alteration application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of MHRP Hospitality Inc.at 289 5th Avenue (between 1st Street/2nd Streets).

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June 27

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

Park Slope Armory YMCA
361 15th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
  • Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Prospect Park YMCA including an overview on the programs and services available at the facility, and an update on the Prospect Park YMCA facility at the Park Slope Armory.
  • Presentation and discussion with representatives for Heights & Hills on the range of programs and services offered to the community-dwelling older adults of our district.

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June 28

Landmarks/Land Use Committee Meeting

Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street, Rooms C & D
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a rooftop addition to rear of the building and a bulkhead addition to the roof at 854 Union Street (between 8th Avenue/Prospect Park West), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the repair and replacement of bluestone sidewalk at 26 8th Avenue (northwest corner Lincoln Place/8th Avenue), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for front facade alterations including a new door, new railings and enlargement of parlor level window openings, and a two-story rear yard extension with a deck at 37 Cheever Place (between Kane/Degraw Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the renovation of the storefront at 232 Court Street (southwest corner Court/Baltic Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the construction of new townhouse buildings at 110-120 Congress Street and the restoration of buildings at 122-128 Congress Street, collectively known as 118 Congress Street, (southeast corner Congress/Hicks Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.

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July

July 26

Landmarks/Land Use Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center, multipurpose room
380 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a rear yard addition at 250 Garfield Place (between 7th/8th Avenues), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a rear yard addition at 285 Clinton Street (between Baltic/Kane Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a new building at 437 Henry Street (between Degraw/Kane Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for alterations to the first floor primary façade and for corrections regarding LPC Notice of Violation for work done without a permit to the rooftop parapets and bulkhead at 177 Pacific Street (between Clinton/Court Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the removal and replacement of existing store front lighting, metal trim, signage and awning at 236 Court Street.(between Warren Street/Baltic Streets)Cobble Hill, Historic District.

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August

August 23
Landmarks Land Use Committee Meeting
St. Mary's Star of the Sea Residence
41 First Street
Brooklyn NY

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the installation of banners and interpretative signage at Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Place (southeast corner 8th Avenue/Garfield Place), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Informational Presentation by representatives for The Lightstone Group on proposed minor modifications to a previously adopted ULURP action which permitted the residential development of properties at 363-365 Bond Street (between Carroll/2nd Streets).

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August 27

Public Safety Environmental Protection Permits & Licenses Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center - Dining Room
380 Henry Street
(between Warren/Congress Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of The Bell House at 149 7th Street (between 2nd Avenue/3rd Avenue) to permit 5 tables and 20 seats.
  • Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club at 514 Union Street (between Nevins Street/3rd Avenue)
  • Presentation and review of an new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Pavilion Park Slope Cinemas 9, LLC at 188 Prospect Park West (corner of 14th street)
  • Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of JJT Hospitality LLC at 213 Smith Street (between Baltic Street/Butler Street)

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September

September 12

General Board Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center
380 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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September 19

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee & Economic/Waterfront/Community Development & Housing Committee Meeting

Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street, Room A
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Orientation: Rules, regulations and procedures governing committee participation.
  • Review and consideration of a request for an extension to the Cobble Hill Park closure hours.
  • Presentation and update on construction of the Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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September 20

Transportation/Public Safety

St. Mary's Star of the Sea Residence
41 First Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Agenda:
  • Orientation: Rules, regulations and procedures governing committee participation.
  • Presentation and review of a proposal to co-name Sackett Street between 3rd Avenue and Nevins Street as "Thomas A. D'Alessio Way."
  • Presentation and update from representative for New York City Transit on the ongoing Culver Viaduct Rehabilitation project, including an update on the reopening of the Smith-9th Street subway station.

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September 24

Environmental Protection/Permits & Licenses Committee Meeting Committee

Miccio Center
110 West 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Agenda:
  • Orientation: Rules, regulations and procedures governing committee participation.
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of TSM Restaurant LLC at 524 Court Street (between Nelson Street/Huntington Street) to permit 8 tables and 16 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Stone Park Corner LLC at 324 5th Avenue (between 2nd Street/3rd Street) to permit 11 tables and 22 seats.
  • Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority and a new Cabaret license application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs, on behalf of Forty-Forty No More Enterprises, Inc. dba Con Amor Cabaret at 18 Commerce Street between (Columbia Street/Richards Street).
  • Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Inches Wide LLC at 521 Hicks Street between (Kane Street/Degraw Street).
  • Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Duke of Montrose at 47 5th Avenue between (St. Marks Avenue/Bergen Street).
  • Continued review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club at 514 Union Street (between Nevins Street/3rd Avenue).

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September 27

Landmarks/Land Use Committee

P.S. 32 Samuels Mills Sprole
317 Hoyt Street, Auditorium
Brooklyn NY 11231

Agenda:
  • Orientation: Rules, regulations and procedures governing committee participation.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the installation of replacement entrance doors, signage and banners at the Park Slope Armory YMCA, 361 15th Street (between 7th/8th Avenues), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the installation of expanded fenestration at the first two stories of the rear elevation at 592 10th Street (between 7th/8th Avenues), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for window-to-door conversion, raising parapet, adding new stair and guardrail at 6 Strong Place (between Kane/Degraw Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the removal of the oriel bay window and brick up of existing window openings at the north elevation at 439 Henry Street (between Kane/Degraw Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.
  • PUBLIC HEARING (to start approximately 6:45pm) on 363-365 Bond Street (Application No. N130044CMK and M090048(A)ZSK).
  • Discussion and formulation of a recommendation on an application (N 130044 CMK and M 090048(A) ZSK) submitted to the Department of City Planning on behalf of The Lightstone Group requesting (a) a three-year renewal of the previously approved special permit, and (b) a “minor modification” to the previously approved special permit (C 090048 ZSK) involving the updating of the previously approved plans and zoning calculations to reflect changes to the Large-Scale General Development at 363-365 Bond Street (Block 452, Lots 1 & 15), between Carroll and 2nd Streets.

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October

October 3

Youth/Human Services /Education Committee

Good Shepherd Services
Family Reception Center
441 4th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11215

Agenda:
  • Orientation: Rules, regulations and procedures governing committee participation.
  • Update and presentation by representatives for Good Shepherd Services on their array of programs and services offered in our district, and the proposed conversion of the Barbara Blum Residence at 262 9th Street (between 4th/5th Avenues) from a Non-Secure Detention to a Non-Secure Placement group home for 12 boys.
  • Discussion with education policy expert David C. Bloomfield on some of the problems, challenges and opportunities inherent in the New York City education system.

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October 9

Executive Committee

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
(Court & Clinton Street)
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of proposed Fiscal Year 2014 Capital and Expense budget priorities.
  • Other business.

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October 10

General Board Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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October 15

Economic/Waterfront/Community Development and Housing Committee

P.S. 32 Samuel Mills Sprole
317 Hoyt Street, Auditorium
Brooklyn NY 11231

Agenda:
•    Presentation by the consultant team working for Friends of Brooklyn Community Board 6, Inc. on the Gowanus Canal Corridor Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) grant, a State-funded project whose goal is to formulate adaptive reuse plans and economic redevelopment strategies for brownfield properties in portions of the Gowanus Canal corridor.

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October 17

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

Department of Parks & Recreation
Litchfield Villa, Conference Room
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representative for Prospect Park on Prospect Park-related planned and contemplated projects, programs and policies of interest to park users and supporters.

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October 18

Transportation/Public Safety Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center
380 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the New York State Department of Transportation on upcoming construction planned for the Gowanus Expressway and associated local impacts in our district.
•    Presentation and discussion with representative for the New York City Department of Transportation on the Boerum Hill Neighborhood Slow Zone, an initiative to improve safety by reducing vehicular travel speeds on residential blocks.

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October 22

Environmental Protection/Permits & Licenses Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Health Center
380 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Continued review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority and a new Cabaret license application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs, on behalf of Forty-Forty No More Enterprises, Inc. dba Con Amor Cabaret at 18 Commerce Street between (Columbia Street/Richards Street).
  • Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Major Otis LLC,at 454 Van Brunt Street between (Reed Street/Beard Street).
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Peperoncino at 72 5th Avenue (between Prospect Place/St Marks Avenue) to permit 10 tables and 20 seats.
  • Presentation and review of an unenclosed sidewalk cafe permit application renewal submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs on behalf of Clover Club at 210 Smith Street(between Butler Street/Baltic Street) to permit 6 tables and 12 seats.
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October 24

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

P.S. 58 The Carroll School
330 Smith Street - Auditorium
(between First Place & Carroll Street)
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with representatives for the Department of Homeless Services and Housing Solutions USA, a non-profit social service organization, on a proposal to provide social services to 170 single males adults that would reside at 165 West 9th Street (between Court Street/Hamilton Avenue).

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October 25

Landmarks/Land Use Committee Meeting

Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street
(at Atlantic Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission new door opening to the terrace at the lot line wall, replacement of the parapet railings, and new pergola at the Montauk Club, 25 8th Avenue (northeast corner Lincoln Place/8th Avenue), Park Slope Historic District.
  •  Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a rear yard addition and modification to the existing front entrance vestibule at this two-story townhouse located at 545 8th Street (between 8th Avenue/Prospect Park West), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the lowering of the cellar and underpinning of 20 Montgomery Place (between 8th Avenue/Prospect Park West), Park Slope Historic District.
  • Presentation and review of a Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for comprehensive renovations and alterations to the building and carriage house located at 364 Henry Street (northwest corner Congress/Henry Streets), Cobble Hill Historic District.

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November

November 5

Executive Committee Meeting

Cobble Hill Community Meeting Room
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

Agenda:
  • Update on the Gowanus Canal Corridor Brownfield Opportunity Area grant initiative
  • Other business
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November 14

General Board Meeting

Old First Reformed Church
729 Carroll Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
 
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November 19

Economic/Waterfront/Community Development & Housing Committee Meeting

Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street, Room A
(at Atlantic Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Agenda:
•    Discussion on the effectiveness of Hurricane Sandy responses from public agencies and organizations, and the development of future disaster planning recommendations based on recent experiences.

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November 26

Environmental Protection/Permits & Licenses Committee Meeting Committee Meeting

78th Police Precinct
65 6th Avenue, Court Room
(between Bergen/Dean Streets)
 Brooklyn, NY 11217

Agenda:
•    Rescheduled update from representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency on the Gowanus Canal Superfund process.
•    Continued review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority and a new Cabaret license application submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs, on behalf of Forty-Forty No More Enterprises, Inc. dba Con Amor Cabaret at 18 Commerce Street between (Columbia Street/Richards Street).
•    Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Chipotle Mexican Grill, at 140 Court Street between (Pacific Street/Atlantic Avenue).
•    Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Perfect Brew LLC at 196A Flatbush Avenue between (Bergen Street/Dean Street).
•    Presentation and review of a new on-premises liquor license application submitted to the State Liquor Authority on behalf of Brewshank, Inc. dba La Slowteria at 548 Court Street between (Garnet Street/West 9 Street).

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November 28

Youth/Human Services/Education Committee Meeting

Prospect Park Residence
1 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda:
•    Presentation and discussion with a representative for the Charter Parent Action Network, a citywide education, engagement and advocacy program which supports parents' and school leaders' efforts to work together to build strong schools for their children.
•    Presentation and discussion with a representative for Narco Freedom Inc., which provides a methadone maintenance treatment program, an alternatives adult treatment program, and neighborhood and family health center clinic services at 561 Court Street (between Bush Street/Hamilton Avenue) in our district.

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December

December 12

General Board Meeting

Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street, Court Room
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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