Committee Agendas
December 2017

All Meetings are open to the public and held at our Board Office, 250 West 87th Street, unless otherwise noted. Proposed Agendas, Subject to Change.

Transportation Committee, Andrew Albert and Howard Yaruss, Co-Chairpersons
Tuesday, December 12, 7:00 PM

1.    72 West 69th Street (Columbus Avenue.) Application EIN#84-1275621 to the Department of Transportation for a revocable consent to construct, maintain and use an exterior wheel chair lift and metal platform with steps and metal railing.
2.    Playstreet, West 93rd Street. Request for a temporary playstreet by Manhattan School for Children/ PS 333 on West 93rd Street (Amsterdam- Columbus Avenues) on school days, 10:30am-12:30pm.
3.    West 85th and 86th Street (West End Avenue.) Request to reconsider the “No Standing” regulations at the corner of 85th and 86th and West End Avenue.
4.    Update on pedestrian safety concerns on the Riverside Drive service road.

Business & Consumer Issues Committee, Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero,

Wednesday, December 13, 7:00 PM
New Sidewalk Café Application:
1.    2737 Broadway (West 105th Street.) New application #15452-2017-ASWC to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Serafina 2735 Corp., d/b/a Serafina, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 33 tables and 69 seats.
2.    Multi-block street fairs.  Public hearing on applications to the Street Activity Permit Office for multi-block street fairs in 2018.

Preservation Committee, Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
Thursday, December 14, 6:30 PM

1.    26 West 71st Street (Central Park West-Columbus Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a rooftop addition.
2.    11 Riverside Drive (West 73rd – 74th Streets.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a window replacement program.
3.    206 West 79th Street (Amsterdam-Broadway.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for legalization of the storefront.
4.    2751 Broadway, aka 930 West End Avenue, Smoke Jazz and Supper Club (West 106th -105th Streets.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to install a handicapped accessible ramp with railing on Broadway.

Directed by the City Charter mandate that Community Boards review matters prior to consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the Preservation Committee reviews the “appropriateness” of proposed changes to individually designated landmarks as well as to properties listed within the Upper West Side’s Historic Districts.

Parks & Environment Committee, Klari Neuwelt and Ken Coughlin, Co-Chairpersons
Monday, December 18, 7:00 PM

1.    Presentation on + POOL, The World's First Water-Filtering, Floating Pool.
2.    Theodore Roosevelt Park. Discussion with Department of Parks and Recreation of Preliminary Findings of Study Concerning Theodore Roosevelt Park Lawns.
3.    Riverside Park. Presentations by the Department of Parks and Recreation on:
       i)     The reconstruction of the stair leading to the Joan of Arc Monument at West 93rd Street and Riverside Drive; and
       ii)    The installation of fitness equipment South of Neufeld Playground at West 76th Street.
4.    Update on committee discussions.

Land Use Committee, Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Wednesday, December 20
, 7:00 PM
1.    2030 Broadway 2nd Floor, a/k/a 154 West 70th Street. Application to the Board of Standards and Appeals #2017-201-BZ by the Law Offices of Marvin B. Mitzer, LLC for a special permit to operate a Physical Culture Establishment operated by CorePower Yoga, LLC, d/b/a CorePower Yoga, on the second floor.
2.    600 Columbus Avenue, Columbus Townhouse (West 89th – 90th Streets.) Application M 920493(K) ZAM to the Department of City Planning by Columbus Townhouse Associates requesting a modification of the previously approved large-scale residential development (CP-18505) as subsequently modified, within the former West Side Urban Renewal Area, involving an increase in the amount of community facility floor area and a decrease in the amount of commercial floor area through an enlargement and the conversion of existing floor area on the first and second floors, of an existing 27-story mixed-use building.

Meetings take place at the Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street, unless otherwise indicated. Agendas are subject to change. To confirm committee agendas and meeting locations, call the Board office at (212) 362-4008. Send comments by e-mail to or by fax to (212) 595-9317.
Resolutions adopted at the committee meetings will be reported at the Full Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 beginning at 6:30 PM at Rodeph Sholom, 7 West 83rd Street (Central Park West.)

Housing, Youth, Education and Libraries, and Health and Human Services Committees
will not meet in December.