Community Board #2 Upcoming Meetings - October, 2016

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All for meetings for October 2016 are listed below or available for download here. Visit CB 2's website at www.cb2manhattan.org to check for any updates and revisions to their calendar throughout the month.

CALENDAR OF MEETINGS OCTOBER 2016

SLA LICENSING 2 Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 10/13 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall
 
1a.*   Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):

  • Cozy Soup & Burger, Inc., 739 Broadway 10003 (RW – Restaurant) (expansion of premise)
  • BSL Carmine, Inc., d/b/a Bluestone Lane, 30 Carmine St. 10014 (RW – Restaruant) 

1b*  Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License (RW):

  • Random, LLC, d/b/a Chit Chat, 268 Bleecker St. 10014 (RW- Bar with outdoor patio/deck space)
  • The Elk, NYC, LLC, d/b/a The Elk, 128 Charles St. 10014 (RW-Restaurant) 

1c.*  Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise(OP):

  • FB 35 East 13, Inc., 35 E. 13th St. 10003 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Manu, Inc., 10 Little W. 12th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Mazi Hospitality Group, LLC, d/b/a N/A, 9 Jones St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with live music/DJs)
  • Sushi Nakazawa, LLC, d/b/a Sushi Nakazawa, 23 Commerce St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (Class Change-Upgrade)
  • Entity to be formed by Eric Lozano and Herve Rossano, 393 Canal St. 10013 (OP-Restaurant & Karaoke bar)
  • Blackfoot Consulting, LLC, The Venue at 55 Grove, 55 Grove St.  10014 (OP-catering) (basement, 1st and 2nd floors, live and recorded music) 

LANDMARKS 1 Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 10/13 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Building, 194 Mercer St., Room 203

  1. *137 Bank St. - Application is for permanent approval of accessibility modification at 55 Bethune St. entry which was previously approved for temporary installation.
  2. *22 Little W. 12th St. - Application is to establish a Master Plan to install a painted wall sign on the east facing façade of the building.
  3. *114-116 Greene St. – Application is to install bracket signage.
  4. *71 Spring St. – Application is to establish a Master Plan regarding ground floor alteration,s including replacement of non-historic storefront infill and building entrances.
  5. *101 Wooster St. – Application is to add a new mechanical bulkhead atop  the existing elevator bulkhead for the extended travel and access to the roof.
  6. *97-99 7th Ave. So. – Application is to modify storefront and remove historic mosaic sign panel and replace with new signage, remove rolldown security gates, replace 3 modern retractable awnings with 3 sets of retractable awnings occupying entire facade, remove and install 7 non-gooseneck light fixtures at the parapet, replace 4 modern small light fixtures with 4 large light strip fixtures at the masonry piers, and replace 3 existing pairs of double doors finished red with new stained hardwood double paneled and glazed doors.
  7. *14 St. Luke’s Pl. – Application is to construct a 4th floor addition, and relocate and extend mechanical equipment.
  8. *19-23 Commerce St. – Application is to legalize a storefront alteration, storefront replacement, installation of two awnings, and installation of a bracket sign with light fixtures without LPC permits. 

QUALITY OF LIFE Robert Woodworth, Chair
Mon., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- (see amended calendar for location)
 
1.* Review of the new street festival rules proposed by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office.
2.* New App. to Department of Consumer Affairs for Newsstand at:

  • North East Corner of Canal St. and Centre St., 235 Canal St. (13192-2016-ANWS)

3.* Assignment App. for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:

  • Boucherie, LLC d/b/a Boucherie, 99 7th Ave. So. 10014, with 42 tables and 84 chairs (12627-2016-ASWC)

FYI/Renewal Sidewalks Café:

  • Pearl & Ash, LLC d/b/a N/A, 220 Bowery 10012, with 7 tables & 16 chairs (2013929-DCA)
  • Claudisal Rest. Corp., d/b/a The Malt House, 206 Thompson St. with 9 tables & 18 chairs (2004736-DCA 

Please contact the CB2 office if you have an issue with an FYI Sidewalk Café or an FYI Street Activity application or to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.  


LAND USE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Anita Brandt, Chair
Mon., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Meyer Hall, 4 Washington Pl. (btw Broadway & Mercer St.), Room 121

  1. *225 Varick Street (between Clarkson and West Houston Streets) BSA Cal. No. 133-06-BZ to extend the term of the previously granted special permit allowing the operation of a physical culture establishment.
  2. *30 Thompson Street (between Grand and Watt Streets.) BSA Cal. No. 2016-4223 BZ, an application for a variance pursuant to ZR Section 72-21 to permit a residential building on this site.
  3. *323-327 Avenue of the Americas (between Carmine Street and Cornelia/West 4th Streets).  Final review of BSA Cal. No. 2016-4138-BZ, an application to the Board of Standards and Appeals for a variance pursuant to ZR Section 72-21 to modify certain use and bulk regulations to allow a three-story (plus cellar) enlargement to the IFC Center on the vacant portion of the zoning lot with frontage on Cornelia Street. (Executive Session) 

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Mon., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- The New School, 66 West 12th St., Auditorium

  1. An introduction to MS297 at 75 Morton Street and the new Principal, Jacqui Getz (co-hosted by Community Education Council District 2 and the 75 Morton Community Alliance). 

EXECUTIVE Tobi Bergman, Chair 
Tues., 10/18 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village


FULL BOARD Tobi Bergman, Chair
Thurs., 10/20 @ 6:30 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium
 

THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 PM. SPEAKER’S CARDS WILL BE NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER7:00 PM. Reports from the Chair, District Manager, Borough President, Standing Committees. INDIVIDUALS WHO CANNOT ATTEND ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY IN ADVANCE TO THE BOARD OFFICE.  WRITTEN TESTIMONY WILL BE PLACED INTO THE RECORD. 

SOCIAL SERVICES Sasha Greene, Chair
Tues., 10/25 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
[See amended calendar for agenda.]SLA LICENSING 2 Carter Booth, Chair 

Thurs., 10/13 @ 6:30 PM – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall
 
1a.*   Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):

  • Cozy Soup & Burger, Inc., 739 Broadway 10003 (RW – Restaurant) (expansion of premise)
  • BSL Carmine, Inc., d/b/a Bluestone Lane, 30 Carmine St. 10014 (RW – Restaruant) 

1b*  Apps. to the SLA for New beer and/or wine License (RW):

  • Random, LLC, d/b/a Chit Chat, 268 Bleecker St. 10014 (RW- Bar with outdoor patio/deck space)
  • The Elk, NYC, LLC, d/b/a The Elk, 128 Charles St. 10014 (RW-Restaurant) 

1c.*  Apps. to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) for New License to sell liquor on-premise(OP):

  • FB 35 East 13, Inc., 35 E. 13th St. 10003 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Manu, Inc., 10 Little W. 12th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Mazi Hospitality Group, LLC, d/b/a N/A, 9 Jones St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant with live music/DJs)
  • Sushi Nakazawa, LLC, d/b/a Sushi Nakazawa, 23 Commerce St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (Class Change-Upgrade)
  • Entity to be formed by Eric Lozano and Herve Rossano, 393 Canal St. 10013 (OP-Restaurant & Karaoke bar)
  • Blackfoot Consulting, LLC, The Venue at 55 Grove, 55 Grove St.  10014 (OP-catering) (basement, 1st and 2nd floors, live and recorded music) 

LANDMARKS 1 Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 10/13 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Building, 194 Mercer St., Room 203

  1. *137 Bank St. - Application is for permanent approval of accessibility modification at 55 Bethune St. entry which was previously approved for temporary installation.
  2. *22 Little W. 12th St. - Application is to establish a Master Plan to install a painted wall sign on the east facing façade of the building.
  3. *114-116 Greene St. – Application is to install bracket signage.
  4. *71 Spring St. – Application is to establish a Master Plan regarding ground floor alteration,s including replacement of non-historic storefront infill and building entrances.
  5. *101 Wooster St. – Application is to add a new mechanical bulkhead atop  the existing elevator bulkhead for the extended travel and access to the roof.
  6. *97-99 7th Ave. So. – Application is to modify storefront and remove historic mosaic sign panel and replace with new signage, remove rolldown security gates, replace 3 modern retractable awnings with 3 sets of retractable awnings occupying entire facade, remove and install 7 non-gooseneck light fixtures at the parapet, replace 4 modern small light fixtures with 4 large light strip fixtures at the masonry piers, and replace 3 existing pairs of double doors finished red with new stained hardwood double paneled and glazed doors.
  7. *14 St. Luke’s Pl. – Application is to construct a 4th floor addition, and relocate and extend mechanical equipment.
  8. *19-23 Commerce St. – Application is to legalize a storefront alteration, storefront replacement, installation of two awnings, and installation of a bracket sign with light fixtures without LPC permits. 

QUALITY OF LIFE Robert Woodworth, Chair
Mon., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- (see amended calendar for location)
 
1.* Review of the new street festival rules proposed by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office.
2.* New App. to Department of Consumer Affairs for Newsstand at:

  • North East Corner of Canal St. and Centre St., 235 Canal St. (13192-2016-ANWS)

3.* Assignment App. for revocable consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café for:

  • Boucherie, LLC d/b/a Boucherie, 99 7th Ave. So. 10014, with 42 tables and 84 chairs (12627-2016-ASWC)

FYI/Renewal Sidewalks Café:

  • Pearl & Ash, LLC d/b/a N/A, 220 Bowery 10012, with 7 tables & 16 chairs (2013929-DCA)
  • Claudisal Rest. Corp., d/b/a The Malt House, 206 Thompson St. with 9 tables & 18 chairs (2004736-DCA 

Please contact the CB2 office if you have an issue with an FYI Sidewalk Café or an FYI Street Activity application or to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.  


LAND USE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Anita Brandt, Chair
Mon., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- NYU Meyer Hall, 4 Washington Pl. (btw Broadway & Mercer St.), Room 121

  1. *225 Varick Street (between Clarkson and West Houston Streets) BSA Cal. No. 133-06-BZ to extend the term of the previously granted special permit allowing the operation of a physical culture establishment.
  2. *30 Thompson Street (between Grand and Watt Streets.) BSA Cal. No. 2016-4223 BZ, an application for a variance pursuant to ZR Section 72-21 to permit a residential building on this site.
  3. *323-327 Avenue of the Americas (between Carmine Street and Cornelia/West 4th Streets).  Final review of BSA Cal. No. 2016-4138-BZ, an application to the Board of Standards and Appeals for a variance pursuant to ZR Section 72-21 to modify certain use and bulk regulations to allow a three-story (plus cellar) enlargement to the IFC Center on the vacant portion of the zoning lot with frontage on Cornelia Street. (Executive Session) 

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION Jeannine Kiely, Chair
Mon., 10/17 @ 6:30 PM- The New School, 66 West 12th St., Auditorium

  1. An introduction to MS297 at 75 Morton Street and the new Principal, Jacqui Getz (co-hosted by Community Education Council District 2 and the 75 Morton Community Alliance). 

EXECUTIVE Tobi Bergman, Chair 
Tues., 10/18 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village


FULL BOARD Tobi Bergman, Chair
Thurs., 10/20 @ 6:30 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium
 

THE PUBLIC SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 PM. SPEAKER’S CARDS WILL BE NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER7:00 PM. Reports from the Chair, District Manager, Borough President, Standing Committees. INDIVIDUALS WHO CANNOT ATTEND ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY IN ADVANCE TO THE BOARD OFFICE.  WRITTEN TESTIMONY WILL BE PLACED INTO THE RECORD. 

SOCIAL SERVICES Sasha Greene, Chair
Tues., 10/25 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
[See amended calendar for agenda.]