Uniform Land Use Review Procedure Public Hearing – Gowanus Canal CSO Facility
Pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, the Brooklyn Borough Board will hold a public hearing on the matter of the proposed Gowanus Canal CSO Facility in the Community Room of Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, commencing at 6:00 PM on November 27, 2017. The Gowanus Canal CSO Facility is the second of two items on the agenda.
Calendar Item 2 –– Gowanus Canal CSO Facility (180065 PCK)
An application submitted by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter, for the selection and acquisition of three privately owned parcels on a site at the head of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn Community District 6 (CD 6). Such actions would facilitate the construction of a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) control facility at 242 Nevins Street and 234 Butler Street through site acquisition, with a staging area at 270 Nevins Street that would be leased by the City.
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The New York City Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection will hold an oversight hearing on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., on the city’s wastewater infrastructure, both its current condition and future plans.
The hearing will be held in the Council chambers in City Hall, and topics covered will likely include discussion of combined sewer systems, long-term control plans, and stormwater infrastructure planning and policies.
Members of the public are invited to provide testimony, which is typically limited to three minutes. If you plan to testify, you’re advised to bring 20 double-sided printed copies of your testimony.
Please budget a few extra minutes for clearing security.
The New York City Department of City Planning will update Community Board 6’s Executive Committee on the Gowanus PLACES neighborhood study’s planning and land use framework.
You can download the full report, Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood, here.
The New York City Department of City Planning will hold a public scoping meeting for the Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning project on Thursday, April 25, 2019, beginning at 4:00 p.m. The hearing will be held in the auditorium of Middle School (M.S.) 51 at 350 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215.
Written comments will be accepted by the Department of City Planning until the close of business on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Copies of the Draft Scope of Work and the Environmental Assessment Statement may be obtained from the Environmental Assessment and Review Division, New York City Department of City Planning, 120 Broadway, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10271, Olga Abinader, Acting Director (212) 720-3493; or from the Mayor’s Office of Environmental Coordination, 253 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10007, Hilary Semel, Director (212) 676-3273.