Volume 77 / Number 40 - March 5 - 11, 2008
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Prince pedestrian mall; Plan for enviro town hall

Community Board 2
Institutions Committee, Wed., March 5, 6:30 p.m., Caring Community, 20 Washington Square North, conference room, first floor: 1) Continuing discussion of N.Y.U. development plan; 2) An in-depth look at the proposals for streets, pedestrian and traffic flow in the “core area.”

Sidewalks, Public Facilities and Public Access Committee, Mon., March 10, 6:30 p.m., St. Vincent’s Hospital, 170 W. 12th St.

Traffic and Transportation Committee, Tues., March 11, 6:30 p.m., N.Y.U. Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., Room 713: 1) Update on Gansevoort Plaza project by Department of Transportation Traffic Planning Division; 2) Requests for solutions to hazardous conditions from commuter bus congestion and from high vehicular speeds in Holland Tunnel approach areas; 3) D.O.T. proposal to open Prince St. to pedestrians from Lafayette St. to W. Broadway on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., as part of a pilot program.

Business Committee, Tues., March 11, 6:30 p.m., N.Y.U. Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., room 809: Applications to the State Liquor Authority for new licenses to sell liquor on premise and applications to Department of Consumer Affairs for cabaret licenses to allow patron dancing.

Community Board 3
S.L.A. & Economic Development Committee, Mon., March 10, 6:30 p.m., JASA/Green Residence, 200 E. Fifth Street at Bowery: 1) Request from City Planning Department to review streets where sidewalk cafes are prohibited; 2) New liquor license applications.

Human Services, Health, Disability and Seniors/Youth and Education Committees, Tues., March 11, 6:30 p.m., University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St. (between Rivington and Delancey Sts.), library: Bowery Residents Committee presentation of current services provided in district.

Environmental Subcommittee, Tues., March 11, 6:30 p.m., Casa Victoria, 308 E. Eighth St. (between Avenues B and C): 1) Intro 104 (City Council bill): Electronic waste recycling, extended producer responsibility; 2) Intro 609: Styrofoam ban in New York City; 3) Planning meeting for environmental town hall/forum in late April/early May.

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