Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Carroll Gardens Presentation from Alloy Development Alloy, a Brooklyn developer, has recently moved into Gowanus with several projects, including a new headquarters. Alloy has partnered with the owners of the Canal-adjacent properties currently under consideration as… Read more »
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Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Carroll Gardens Presentation: History of the Gowanus Canal CAG Member Joseph Alexiou and EPA’s Natalie Loney reprised their presentation of the history of the Gowanus Canal, originally presented at EPA’s national community involvement conference, outlining… Read more »
The Gowanus CAG Outreach Committee met on Thursday, April 14, 2016, with discussion focused on continuing development of the CAG’s Communications Plan. CAG members present: Stefan Doerring, Katia Kelly, Eric McClure, Maryann Young. Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid Review of Outstanding Action Items The group reviewed the action items from the March meeting. Eric McClure… Read more »
Tonight, April 21, at 6:30 p.m., the New York City Department of Transportation will present a proposal for replacing the Union Street Bridge to Community Board 6’s Transportation/Public Safety Committee. The meeting will take place at the 78th Precinct, at 65 6th Avenue, in Prospect Heights.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the City of New York have reached a proposed agreement on the siting of two sewer and storm water retention tanks intended to reduce combined sewer overflows into the Gowanus Canal. In addition, the EPA announced that it will hold a public meeting about the agreement on April 25… Read more »
At its March, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee, requesting a 30-day public comment period once the EPA and New York City on the siting of a CSO retention tank and related facilities at the north end of the Gowanus Canal: The… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: David Briggs, Marlene Donnelly, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Katia Kelly, Andrea Parker, Debra Scotto, Mark Shames, Maryann Young Guests: April Dubison, National Grid Item 1 There was a brief discussion about the history of the Committee… Read more »
Join the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Outreach Committee for its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Fifth Avenue Committee, 621 Degraw Street, in Gowanus. The Committee will be continuing its work on the formulation of an overall communications plan for the CAG. All Gowanus CAG meetings are open to the public.
At its March, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee, on the proposed siting of the retention tank, head house, and related facilities at the north end of the Gowanus Canal. Whereas the United States Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] and the… Read more »
Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Carroll Gardens EPA Update The EPA was not present at the meeting. No decision yet as to siting of the CSO retention tanks. CAG Status and Decisions to Date Doug Sarno reviewed the CAG strategic decisions… Read more »