Key dates and documents for those looking to weigh in.
After some questioned the validity of last week’s vote, Manhattan Community Board 11 officially adopted the voting results of last week, and also approved with conditions the redevelopment plan for the 111th Street ballfields.
Developers of new towers planned for the Two Bridges area solicited resident feedback on how to address shadows the new buildings will cause and how to target affordable housing the new structures will offer. But some in the community would still rather see no new skyscrapers at all.
The board’s vote against the city’s proposal included the caveat that they’d accept a better rezoning that met certain conditions, but many protestors said there should be no rezoning at all.
In the first step of the ULURP process, the Community Board 11 land-use committee set conditions for its approval of the administration’s plan, demanding lower density and more affordable housing.
With less than two weeks notice and no community notification, the East Harlem community board changed the date of a key meeting that will inform the board’s ultimate vote on the city’s proposed rezoning of East Harlem.
Local representatives are beginning the long-awaited move to define just what area of lower Manhattan might be covered by a “Chinatown” rezoning that the de Blasio administration has said it will initiate.
When Queens Community Board 14 heard public testimony, they got an earful. Here are just a few highlights.
Call for lower height limits on new buildings, new infrastructure and affordable housing that favors moderate incomes.
Board members like some aspects of the city’s proposed rezoning of downtown Far Rockaway, but have concerns ranging from the impact of additional density on neighborhood infrastructure to a lack of clear labor standards.