Meeting agenda for Wednesday, June 22, 2016
I. CALL TO ORDER: Ms. Wendy Rodriguez, Board Chair
III. COMMUNITY PERIOD
Pursuant to the New York City Charter, a portion of each community board
meeting is set aside for the purpose of hearing comments from the
general public. Individuals wishing to take advantage of this
opportunity are asked to register in advance by completing a speaker’s
card that will be available at the meeting’s information and
registration table. All speakers are asked to limit their comments to no
more than three minutes.
IV. BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S REPORT
V. ELECTED OFFICIALS’ REPORTS
VI. DISTRICT MANAGER’S REPORT: Ms. Ivine Galarza
VII. ROLL CALL ATTENDANCE
VIII. UNIFORM LAND USE REVIEW PUBLIC HEARINGS
Rules of the hearing:
Anyone wishing to testify during the public hearings is asked to
pre-register for speaking time by completing a Speaker’s Card which will
be available at the meeting’s information and registration table. All
speakers are asked to limit their testimony to no more than three (3)
Public hearing #1
A public hearing on Uniform Land Use Review Procedure applications C
160365 ZMX; C 160367 ZSX; and C`60386 ZSX.
Honorable Ritchie Torres, Honorable Rafael Salamanca
Council Member, 15th Council District City Council Member, 17th Council
Jointly, the applications, if approve by all relevant authorities, will
facilitate the development of a single, 12-story mixed-use building
containing residential, community facility and commercial uses at 1932
Bryant Avenue (Block 3005, Lot 65).
Public hearing #2
A public hearing on Uniform Land Use Review Procedure applications: C
160218 MMX; 160285 ZMX; C 160286 HAX; and 160290 ZSX
Jointly, the applications, if approved by all relevant authorities, will
facilitate the redevelopment of Lambert Houses through:
“… the demolition of the existing Lambert Houses buildings and the
redevelopment of the Project Area [over a period of 13 years] with
approximately 1,665 affordable residential units at the completion of
the project, an increase of nearly 1,0000 units compared to the current
buildings in the Project Area. The Proposed Project will also include
approximately 61,000 square feet of retail space, 110 accessory parking
spaces at grade and on the roof of the proposed retail space, and
possibly a public school. Demolition and construction will take place
sequentially across the site to allow for the relocation of current
Lambert residents with the Proposed Project.”
IX. CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT
X. COMMITTEE REPORTS
XI. ELECTION OF A
* BOARD CHAIRPERSON,
* 1ST VICE CHAIRPERSON,
* 2ND VICE CHAIRPERSON,
* TREASURER, AND
FOR THE TWO-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE THAT BEGINS JULY 1, 2016 AND ENDS JUNE
XII. ADOPTION OF MOTIONS.
See below for a list of proposed motions:
PROPOSED MOTIONS FOR JUNE 22, 2016
(Motions are subject to change.)
1. A motion to adopt the minutes of Bronx Community Board #6’s meeting
of April 13, 2016.
2. A motion to remove Bourema Niambele from the community board due to
his absence from five of the community board past six meeting (three of
those absences were consecutive). Pursuant to the community board’s
bylaws a motion to remove a member must appear on two consecutive board
meeting agendas. This is the second publication of this motion.
3. A motion to amend the community board’s bylaws to include the
following wording in order to specify the length of time a member may be
on a “Leave of Absence: before the board will begin proceedings to have
that member officially removed from the board:
i. All requests for leave of absences should be made in writing to the
attention of the board chair.
ii. Leave of absences should not be extended more than a 3 month period.
One extension will be granted for an additional 3 months. If additional
time is necessary, the Ad Hoc Committee recommends reapplying for new
iii. The Ad Hoc Committee will monitor all members who have sporadic or
poor attendance; this includes committee meetings.
iv. Members with poor attendance records are not eligible to chair a
4. A motion to approve Uniform Land Use Review Procedure applications C
160365 ZMX; C 160367ZSX; and C`60386 ZSX which, jointly, will facilitate
the development of a single, 12-story mixed use building containing
residential, community facility and commercial uses at 1932 Bryant
Avenue (Block 3005, Lot 65).
5. A motion to approve Uniform Land Use Review Procedure applications: C
160218 MMX; 160285 ZMX; C 160286 HAX; and 160290 ZSX which, jointly,
will facilitate the redevelopment of Lambert Houses.
6. Other motions (if any).