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Volume 77, Number 18 | October 3 - 9, 2007

Community board calendar Oct. 3-11

Community board calendar Oct. 3-11

Community Board 2
Chinatown Committee, Wed., Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m., Public School 130, 143 Baxter St. 1. Update: Status of street closure on Park Row. 2. Discussion of translation services at Department of Housing Preservation and Development and City Council bill sponsored by Councilmember Mendez. 3. Discussion to establish a plan of action to address community concerns.

Environment, Public Safety and Public Health Committee, Wed., Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m., Housing Works, 320 W. 13th St., cafeteria. 1. 9/11 World Trade Center Health and Compensation Act: Update by Erin Drinkwater from Representative Nadler’s office 2. Discussion of the new New York City Noise Code by the Department of Environmental Protection and New York Police Department.

Street Activity and Film Permits Committee, Thurs., Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m., C.B. 2 office, board conference room, 3 Washington Square Village, ground floor.

Traffic and Transportation Committee, Tues., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., N.Y.U. Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 403 (ID required). 1. Request to co-name Sullivan St. between Bleecker and W. Third Sts. “Auxiliary Police Officers Eugene Marshalik and Nicholas Pekearo Way.” 2. Proposal to change parking regulations on Spring St. between Renwick and Greenwich Sts.; Renwick St. between Spring and Canal Sts.; and Washington St. between Spring and Canal Sts. 3. Discussion of reduction of and alternatives to reflectors at Waverly Triangle between Christopher and Grove Sts. and Waverly Pl. 4. Request for traffic light, stop sign or “Yield to Pedestrians” sign at corner of Thompson St. and Washington Square S. (W. Fourth St.). 5. Request for a stoplight at the intersection of Washington & W. 14th Sts.

Business Committee, Tues., Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., SEIU 32BJ, 101 Sixth Ave., 22nd floor, pre-conference room. Various applications to the State Liquor Authority for liquor or wine-and-beer licenses, transfers and renewals.

Public Forum: Joint meeting C.B. 2/ St. Vincent’s Hospital Working Group, Wed., Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m.-St. Vincent’s Hospital, 170 W. 12th St., Cronin Auditorium 1. Update on the new St. Vincent’s Hospital.

Zoning and Housing Committee, Thurs., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m., N.Y.U. Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 206 (ID required). 1. 309 Canal St., zoning resolution modification to allow 17 residential dwelling units. 2. 8-12 Bond St., Board of Standards and Appeals variance application to permit hotel and retail (Use Group 6 including restaurant use) below the level of the second story. 3. Department of City Planning street tree planting text amendment to establish a requirement for street tree planting in all zoning districts, and a requirement for a planting strip between the sidewalk and the curb in lower-density residential zoning districts (R1 - R5).


Community Board 3
Human Services, Health, Disability and Seniors/Youth and Education Committee, Tues., Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., Confucius Plaza Community Room, 33 Bowery (at Bayard St.). 1. D.A.’s Office: Community policy agreement for the methadone programs in the East Side Alliance. 2. Department of Youth and Community Development presentation: how community-based organizations can access funds via the R.F.P. process.

Subcommittee to the 197 Plan Task Force, Tues., Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., University Settlement, Speyer Hall, 184 Eldridge St. (between Rivington and Delancey Sts.) Discussion of plans for 197c community-based rezoning plan for Bowery and Third/Fourth Ave.
197 Plan Task Force, Tues., Oct. 9, 7 p.m. University Settlement, Speyer Hall, 184 Eldridge St. (between Rivington and Delancey Sts.). 1. Review of subcommittee report. 2. Discussion about next steps regarding zoning in C.B. 3.

Environmental Subcommittee, Wed., Oct. 10, 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Rutgers Community Center, gym, 200 Madison St. (between Rutgers and Pike Sts.) Green neighborhood initiatives.

Public Safety and Sanitation/Transportation Committees, Wed., Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m., Rutgers Community Center, gym, 200 Madison St. (between Rutgers and Pike Sts.) Public Safety/Sanitation: Update on Con Ed settlement fund. Transportation: 1. Evaluation of pilot program to eliminate parking Friday and Saturday nights on the west side of Ludlow St. between E. Houston and Delancey Sts. and on the west side of Orchard St. between Stanton and E. Houston Sts. to alleviate traffic congestion and horn honking. 2. Amendment to July casino buses resolution to relocate buses to the west side of Bowery between Pell and Worth Sts.

Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs, Landmarks and Waterfront Committee, Thurs., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m., Seward Park, Park House, at Essex and Canal Sts. at E. Broadway. 1. Request for support for designs for Piers 35 and 42 and the esplanade. 2. Landmarking for Webster Hall, 119 E. 11th St. More.


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