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PERSONNEL Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Wed., 9/7 @ 5:00 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

When the Personnel Committee moves into Executive Session to discuss confidential information concerning applicants, only committee members may remain in the meeting, whether virtual or in-person.

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PARKS & WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair
Wed., 9/7 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

1. Update on the reconstruction of the Tony Dapolito Recreation Center.
2. * Presentation of the plan for the renovation of Bleecker Playground

Joint with the ELIZABETH STREET GARDEN WORKING GROUP David Gruber, Chair
Not before 7:30 pm

3. Update on Elizabeth Street Garden.

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SLA LICENSING 2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Donna Raftery, Co-Chair
Thurs., 9/8 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

1a.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Corporate Change to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

  • 68 Perry St. Corp. d/b/a Corner Bistro, 331 W. 4th 10014 (OP-Restaurant) (Live Music-Various) (DOT Open Restaurant Program) (laid over)
  • Emmy Squared Bedford, LLC d/b/a Emily, 31-33 Bedford St. aka 35 Downing St. 10014 (OP-Restaurant) (DOT Open Restaurant Program-Sidewalk) (Renotification, Already Reviewed March 2022) 

1b.*     Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Change in Method of Operation to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

1c.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Alteration Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

1d.* Apps. to the SLA for New License for New Beer and Cider license (RBC):

1e.* Apps. to the SLA for New License for New Beer and Wine license (RW/TW):

1f.* Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):

1g.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Removal and Relocation Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

1h.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for an Expansion into Municipal Property to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) License:

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PERSONNEL Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Mon., 9/12 @ 4:00 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

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QUALITY OF LIFE William Benesh, Chair
Mon., 9/12 @ 5:00 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

  1. * Street Activities:

FYI/Renewal:

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SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Patricia Laraia, Chair
Mon., 9/12 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

  1. Back to School Health & Safety: What you should know.

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SLA LICENSING 1 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Donna Raftery, Co-Chair
Tues., 9/13 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

1a.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Corporate Change to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

1b.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Change in Method of Operation to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

1c.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Alteration Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

1d.* Apps. to the SLA for New License for New Beer and Cider license (RBC):

1e.* Apps. to the SLA for New License for New Beer and Wine license (RW/TW):

1f.* Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):

1g.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for Removal and Relocation Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:

1h.* Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for an Expansion into Municipal Property to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) License:

FYI/Renewals: Crudo Bar, 306 W. 13th St. RW); Shu Han Ju, 465 6th Ave. (RW); Madame Zhu’s Kitchen, 401 Ave. of Americas ((B&C); Codino, 62 Carmine St. (OP); Patisserie Fouet, 15 E. 13th St. (OP); Harbs, 465 W. Broadway (RW); Noodlelove, 192 Mott St. (RW); Caffe Reggio, 119 Macdougal St. (OP); The Brooklyneer, 220 W. Houston St. (OP); The Lavaux, 630 Hudson St. (TW); Fish Cheeks, 55 Bond St. OP); Wilfie & Nell, 228 W. 4th St. (OP); Domodomo Kitchen, 138-140 W. Houston St. (RW); Boucherie, 97-99 7th Ave. So. (OP); The Jane Hotel, 113-115 Jane St. aka 505-507 West St. (OP); 3 Sheets Saloon, 134 W. 3rd St. (OP); La Pecora Bianca, 265 Lafayette St. (OP); 11 Howard and The Blond, 138 Lafayette St. 11-17 Howard St. (OP); Zinc, 82 W. 3rd St. (OP); Her Name Was Carmen, 525-527 Broome St. (OP); Reservoir, 70 University Pl. (OP); Senza Gluten Cafe Bakery, 171 Sullivan St. (TW); Cafe Select, 212 Lafayette St. (OP); Hometown Hotpot & BBQ, 194 Grand St. (OP); Fig & Olive, Thirteen Street, 420 W. 13th St. (OP);

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LAND USE Frederica Sigel, Chair
Wed., 9/14 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

  1. *813-815 Broadway (between East 11th and 12th Streets) – BSA Cal No. 197-05-BZ is an application to the BSA to extend construction time of an 11-story, mixed-use building with ground floor commercial space. Additionally, the applicant seeks modification of one of the conditions that the BSA attached to its most recent extension of time for the project. No changes to the most-recently-approved plans are contemplated by this request.
  2. *Discussion of the Points of Agreement resulting from the December 2021 SoHo/NoHo/Chinatown Rezoning.

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LANDMARKS 1 Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 9/15 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

1. *429 West Broadway – Application is to replace storefront doors and lock system. (withdrawn)
2. *396 Avenue of the Americas -Application is to install interior and exterior illuminated signage, and vinyl sheets on 3 windows on the W. 8th St. elevation.
3. *392-394 West Broadway – Application is to paint the first story of the façade
4. *275 Canal St. – Application is to install illuminated signage.
5. *43 Barrow St. – Application is to restore the front façade, excavate at sub-cellar level and add a penthouse on the roof.

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BYLAWS WORKING GROUP Susan Kent, Chair
Mon., 9/19 @ 5:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

  1. Discussion of most recent edits to draft.

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LANDMARKS 2 Chenault Spence, Chair (if necessary)
Mon., 9/19 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

  1. *95 Bedford St – Application is to restore the front façade, alter existing window and openings at the side and rear, and construct a new rooftop addition
  2. * 263 W. 11th St. – Application is to excavate part of the rear yard to construct a pool.
  3. *202-204 6th Ave. – Application is to install retractable rollacover in the rear yard, wall between the two buildings, exterior signage and lights. 

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PERSONNEL Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Tues., 9/20 @ 5:00 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

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SPECIAL FULL BOARD Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Tues., 9/20 @ 6:30 PM – 6:45 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference 

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EXECUTIVE Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Tues., 9/20 @ 6:45 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

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ARTS & INSTITUTION Ivy Kwan Arce, Chair
Wed., 9/21 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

  1. * Discussion of FY 2024 Capital and Expense Budget Priorities.

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FULL BOARD Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Thurs., 9/22 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference

We accept both written testimony and live testimony at the beginning of our meeting, but please note that public speakers will be limited to 2 minutes or less at the discretion of the Chair. We recommend submitting written testimony, which will be summarized at the meeting, to ensure an opportunity for your voice to be recognized.

Please click below to download the following reports for tonight’s Full Board Meeting:

June 2022 Full Board Minutes

July 2022 Full Board Minutes

August 2022 Executive Committee 

September 2022 Full Board Package


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS Valerie De La Rosa, Chair
Wed., 9/28 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference with a Restricted In-Person Option

  1. PANEL: New York City’s Economic Recovery: Looking Ahead to 2023

After two and half years of the largest exogenous shock to hit the New York City economy and a looming recession going into 2023, where are we and how are we doing? How are we actually moving towards a more equitable recovery that contributes to the diversification of the NYC economy? We’ll examine the NYC labor market, office market, business outlook, and City finances as we look ahead to 2023.

Panelists:

Caleb Silver, Editor in Chief, Investopedia. Caleb Silver is an American journalist and the Editor in Chief of Investopedia, a Dotdash Meredith brand focused on investing and financial education. Silver previously worked as the Director of Business News at CNN, the Executive Producer of CNN Money, and was a senior producer on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Investopedia publishes the weekly New York City Economic Recovery Index.

Ana Champeny, Vice President of Research, Citizens Budget Commission. Ana Champeny has worked at the Citizens Budget Commission since 2016, most recently as the Deputy Research Director. Her 20-year career in the public and nonprofit sectors includes more than a decade of experience analyzing the New York City budget and finances. Her research has included tax policy, economic development, municipal labor relations, and uniformed agency services. The Citizens Budget Commission is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization pursuing constructive change in the finances and services of New York City and State.

Andrew McWilliam, Director of Economic Research, Office of New York City Comptroller.
Andrew McWilliam is an economist and editor of New York By The Numbers: Economic and Fiscal Outlook, a monthly newsletter from the Office of the New York City Comptroller. McWilliam has been with the Comptroller’s Office for a decade where his practice spans Budget, Audit, Policy, and Special Projects. He has modeled, analyzed, and forecasted property values and tax revenues for over 1 million New York City properties. He is also a labor market expert and the author of policy briefs covering: Corporate Ownership of NYC Condos, Taxation of New York Non-Residents, the Impact of Immigration on NYC, and the Demand for NYC housing. McWilliam also completed the City’s first retail vacancy report in 2019.

Kenneth Ebie, Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC), New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS)
Kenneth Ebie is a social impact entrepreneur and executive leading BE NYC, which advances Black entrepreneurship by increasing the number of Black-owned businesses in New York City and supporting their growth through development, management, and fundraising. Prior to SBS, Ebie served as Deputy General Counsel and Director of External Affairs at the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and previously as Special Counsel at the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP).

Melissa Pumphrey, Senior Vice President, Economic Research & Policy, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
Melissa Pumphrey is an economist and leads a team of researchers and analysts who conduct economic research focused on inclusive economic development in New York City. Pumphrey led economic research on the Childcare Innovation Lab at NYCEDC, which seeks to reframe access to affordable childcare as an economic development issue. NYCEDC released a report on this issue in May 2021: A Crisis for Working Women and Mothers: Making the Case for Childcare at the Core of Economic Recovery in NYC.

All panelists will be joining us virtually.

  1. * Discussion of FY 2024 Capital and Expense Budget Priorities.

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HUMAN SERVICES Susanna Aaron, Chair
Thurs., 9/29 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Videoconference with a Restricted In-Person Option

  1. *DSS/DHS and Center for Urban Community Services: report on opening and operation of Paul’s Place, a Drop-In Shelter and Safe Haven for homeless adults at 112-114 West 14th St.
  2. Discussion of Human Services priorities for CB2 District Needs Statement, Priority Budget Requests, discussion of future meeting topics.
  3. * Discussion of FY 2024 Capital and Expense Budget Priorities.

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Notes: The following committees will not meet in the month of September.

  • Equity, Race & Justice
  • Traffic & Transportation