Calendar

*Public Hearings are noted with asterisks.

SOCIAL SERVICES Susanna Aaron, Chair

NY

Update on Covid-19: cases, care, and vaccines: Information and guidance from Lenox Health Greenwich Village; Say-ah.org; Greenwich House; and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Please register at the

BYLAWS WORKING GROUP Susan Kent, Chair

NY

Discussion of Rules of Order (Bylaws Section 4). Please register at the following link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L74dSIPhTeWuQyY0Zj9b_A

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair

NY

*Presentation on the FURIOUS Act (Fighting Underground Racing In Our Streets), Senate Bill S77 by NYS Senator Brad Hoylman’s office. *Presentation of "Restorative Ground," a design for a temporary Street

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair  

NY

5 PM Meet Kelly McGuire, new District 2 Superintendent * (Approx. 5:30 PM) Discussion of NY State Revenue Initiatives, led by the office of State Senator Brad Hoylman. *(Approx. 6:30 PM)

QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair

NY

1.*Street Activities: 5/2/2021 - Little West 12th St PopUp (Stonewall Democratic Club): Little West 12th St. between 9th Avenue and Washington St. 5/15/2021 – STONEWALL Village Fair and Expo (STONEWALL

LAND USE Frederica Sigel, Chair

NY

*216 Lafayette St. (between Broome and Spring Sts.) BSA 61-12-BZ - This application is filed pursuant to §§72-21 and 72-23 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York


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During the COVID-19 crisis, Manhattan Community Board 2 meetings will be held virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing. Instructions on how to access the meetings will be posted in advance of each meeting and noted below.

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS Janet Liff, Chair
Wed., 1/27 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

  1. Presentation on the Recovery Leases Bill, Senate Bill S8903. by State Senator Brian Kavanagh’s office.
  2. Presentation from State Senator Brad Hoylman’s office on proposed legislation regarding Commercial Rent Relief,  S.8865 / A.10901. More information here, https://www.saveourstorefronts.nyc/

Please register at the following link:
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SOCIAL SERVICES Susanna Aaron, Chair
Thurs., 1/28 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conference

  1. Update on Covid-19: cases, care, and vaccines: Information and guidance from Lenox Health Greenwich Village; Say-ah.org; Greenwich House; and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Please register at the following link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SuywKFixQp6nw9XMQfeIcw


BYLAWS WORKING GROUP Susan Kent, Chair
Mon., 2/1 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

  1. Discussion of Rules of Order (Bylaws Section 4).

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SLA LICENSING 1 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Donna Raftery, Co-Chair
Tues., 2/2 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

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):

  • Isabella 196 Spring, LLC d/b/a Piccola Cucina, 196 Spring St. 10012 (RW-Restaurant) (laid over)

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:

  • Bleecker Street Bar Corp., 648 Broadway 10012 (OP-Bar/Tavern) (Security Personnel)

1h. Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) for a Temporary/Seasonal Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) License: 

FYI/Renewals: Seville Restaurant, 62 Charles St. aka 249 W. 4th St. (OP); Minetta Lane Theatre, 18-22 Minetta Lane (RW); C.Dipalo, 151 Mott St. (RW); Carbone, 181 Thompson St. (OP); Ear Inn., 326 Spring St. (OP); Wicked Willy’s 149 Bleecker St. (OP); Umberto’s Clam House, 132-138 Mulberry St. (OP); Shake Shack, 225 Varick St. (OP); Baby Brasa, 173 7th Ave. South (OP); Maurilou Inc., 149 Sullivan St. (RW)

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JOINT MEETING: PARKS/WATERFRONT Rich Caccappolo, Chair and ARTS & INSTITUTIONS Robin Rothstein, Chair
Wed., 2/3 @ 5:00 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conference

  1. Representatives of Friends of the High Line will present the High Line’s 2021 art program and engagement initiatives.
  2. Representatives of Little Island (Pier 55) will present an update on the overall vision of their artistic and educational programming for the summer (they plan to open in May) and their current Intern program and upcoming Fellows program.

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TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 2 /4 @ 5:00 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

  1. *Presentation on the FURIOUS Act (Fighting Underground Racing In Our Streets), Senate Bill S77 by NYS Senator Brad Hoylman’s office.
  2. *Presentation of “Restorative Ground,” a design for a temporary Street Seat on King St. at the n.w. corner of Hudson and King Sts. by WIP (Women in Practice) Collaborative. View the proposed design.

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SLA LICENSING 2 Robert Ely, Co-Chair and Donna Raftery, Co-Chair
Thurs., 2/4 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

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:

  • C7 Ave. South, LLC d/b/a GST Tavern, 1 7th So. 10014 (OP-Restaurant) (Sidewalk Café)
  • Francis Louis, LLC d/b/a Frankie’s 570 Spuntino, 570 Hudson St. 10014 (OP-Restaurant) (Sidewalk Café) (laid over)

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 a Temporary/Seasonal Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) License:

Please register at the following link:                                    
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JBbfrmZOQm-qteezkrhy7g


SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Mon., 2/8 @ 5:00 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing.

  1. 5 PM Meet Kelly McGuire, new District 2 Superintendent
  2. * (Approx. 5:30 PM) Discussion of NY State Revenue Initiatives, led by the office of State Senator Brad Hoylman.
  3. *(Approx. 6:30 PM) Discussion of what is needed to reopen middle schools and high schools during winter/spring 2021 for students who choose blended learning.

Please register at the following link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QQY9sej3Q0-WFzC3xZgc-A


QUALITY OF LIFE Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 2/8 @ 7:00 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

1.*Street Activities:

  • 5/2/2021 – Little West 12th St PopUp (Stonewall Democratic Club): Little West 12th between 9th Avenue and Washington St. [full street closure]
  • 5/15/2021 – STONEWALL Village Fair and Expo (STONEWALL Rebellion Veterans Association): Broadway between Waverly Place and East 14th [full street closure]
  • 9/13/2021 (Setup Date), 9/16/2021 (Start Date) – 9/26/2021 (End Date), 9/27/2021 (Breakdown Date) – 94th Annual Feast of San Gennaro (Figli di San Gennaro): 1) Mulberry St. between Canal St. and East Houston St., 2) Grand St. between Mott St. and Center St., 3) Hester St. between Mott St. and Centre St. [full street closure]

*FYI Street Activities Renewals:

  • 5/8/2021 – Waverly Place Festival (Greenwich House): Washington Square North between Washington Square West and 5th Avenue [full street closure]
  • 5/9/2021 – Waverly Place Festival (Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce): Washington Square North between 5th Avenue and University Place [full street closure]
  • 5/15/2021 – Astor Place Festival (Ninth Precinct Community Council): Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St. [full street closure]
  • 5/29/2021 – Washington Square Festival (Bailey House): Washington Square North between University Place and MacDougal St. [full street closure]
  • 5/30/2021 – West 4th Street Festival (Stonewall Democratic Club): West 4th Street between 6th Avenue and MacDougal St. [full street closure]
  • 6/12/2021 – P.A.L Festival (Police Athletic League): Broadway between Waverly Place and East 14th [full street closure]
  • 6/26/2021 – Bleecker Street Festival (Bleecker Area Merchants and Residents Association): Bleecker Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue (full street closure)
  • 7/10/2021 – 10th Annual Witchfest USA (NYC Wiccan Family Temple): Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St. (Note: Event is held on Astor Place East Village between Broadway and Lafayette Streets. Occupying entire block) [full street closure]
  • 7/10/2021 – Bleecker Street Festival (Village Committee for Jefferson Area Market): Bleecker Street between Christopher Street and Bank St. [full street closure]
  • 7/11/2021 – Pride on Astor Fair (Pride Democrats): Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette St. (full street closure]
  • 7/24/2021 – Bleecker Street Festival (Our Lady of Pompeii Church): 1) Bleecker St. between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue South, 2) Carmine St. between 6th Avenue and Bedford St. [full street closure]
  • 7/25/2021 – University Place Festival (Village Reform Democratic Club): University Place between East 14th and Waverly Place [full street closure]
  • 8/28/2021 – Broadway Festival (Greenwich Village Chamber of Commerce): Broadway between Waverly Place and East 14th St [full street closure]
  • 8/29/2021 – 4th Avenue Festival (Transportation Alternatives): 4th Avenue between East 9th St. and East 14th St. (full street closure]
  • 9/4/2021 – Broadway Village Fair (Congress of Racial Equality): Broadway between Waverly Place and East 14th St. [full street closure]
  • 9/11/2021 – Bleecker Street Festival (Sixth Precinct Community Council): Bleecker St. between 7th Avenue South and 8th Avenue [full street closure]

Please register at the following link:
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REOPENING WORKING GROUP Valerie De La Rosa, Chair
Tues., 2/9 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

[See amended calendar for agenda.]

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LAND USE Frederica Sigel, Chair
Wed., 2/10 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

  1. *216 Lafayette St. (between Broome and Spring Sts.) BSA 61-12-BZ – This application is filed pursuant to §§72-21 and 72-23 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York by 101 H 216 Lafayette LLC. The application seeks to: (i) amend the previously granted variance (referred to as the “2012 Variance”) of ZR§42-14(D)(2)(b) permitting the conversion of a portion of the cellar and first floor of the existing building to a Use Group (“UG”) 6 use to allow the expansion of the UG 6 use to the entire first floor and cellar level pursuant to ZR§11-412; (ii) extend the amount of time permitted to substantially construct the plans as approved in the 2012 Variance; and (iii) remove the 10-year renewal requirement that was placed on the 2012 Variance pursuant to ZR §11-411. The premises is located in an M1-5B district where UG 6 is not permitted below the second floor as of right.

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LANDMARKS 1 Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 2/11 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

  1. *351 Canal St.– Application is to construct an infill of the areaway to create a stair enclosure.
  2. *233 Bleecker St.– Application is to reclad existing 1st floor facade, repaint existing window mullions, install new front entry door to match existing, incorporated louver for mechanical needs, and install new retractable awnings, and signage.

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EXECUTIVE Carter Booth, Chair
Tues., 2/16 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

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FULL BOARD Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 2/18 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing

Written testimony and/or virtual speaker cards can be submitted by email before 5:00 p.m. February 18, 2021 to info@cb2manhattan.org. [Please note that registering for the Zoom meeting does not register you to speak.] Please submit your name, agenda topic, and address. 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.

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EQUITY WORKING GROUP Patricia Laraia, Co-Chair & Mar Fitzgerald, Co-Chair
Tues., 2/23 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conference

[See amended calendar for agenda.]

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS Janet Liff, Chair
Wed., 2/24 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conferencing 

[See amended calendar for agenda.]

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SOCIAL SERVICES Susanna Aaron, Chair
Thurs., 2/25 @ 6:30 PM – Meeting Access via Video Conference

[See amended calendar for agenda.]

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