Minutes of the July 3, 2018 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: David Briggs Louis Kleinman Hildegaard Link Andrea Parker Triada Samaras Susan Yung Item 1 Discussed EPA’s TASC grant for the Gowanus Canal. Hildegaard: who is… Read more »

Minutes of the March 6, 2018 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 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 Hildegaard Link Andrea Parker Peter Reich Brad Vogel Maryann Young Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid… Read more »

Minutes of the June 11, 2018 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Monday, June 11, 2018, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs Diane Buxbaum Marlene Donnelly Andrea Parker Peter Reich Triada Samaras Brad Vogel Sue Wolfe Maryann Young Guests: Terri Thompson, National Grid Item 1… Read more »

Department of City Planning Releases Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood

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The New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) last week released its long-awaited outline for the Gowanus rezoning and neighborhood plan, Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood. According to the DCP website: Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood is a roadmap for potential goals and strategies, including recommended land…

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on a Community Visioning Process at the North End of the Gowanus Canal

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for a comprehensive community visioning process for the future of the head-end of the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to local City Council Member Stephen Levin and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, reads as follows: Resolved, the… Read more »

Minutes of the February 6, 2018 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs Katia Kelly Louis Kleinman Hildegaard Link Andrea Parker Peter Reich Maryann Young Sue Wolfe Item 1 The CB6 amendment to its conditional approval… Read more »

Minutes of the December 5, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Katia Kelly, Louis Kleinman, Hildegaard Link, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Maryann Young Guests present: Terri Thompson, National Grid Item 1… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Preliminary Sites for NRDA Restoration Process

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At its September 26, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Resolution on Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Process for the Gowanus Canal and its Surrounding Environs Whereas the EPA Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group [CAG] seeks the best possible environmental… Read more »

Con Edison Third Avenue Yard to be remediated under State Brownfield Cleanup Program; NYSDEC accepting comments through September 8th

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced recently that the Con Edison Third Avenue Yard will be remediated under the State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program. NYSDEC will accept public comments on the draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan through September 8, 2017. The Third Avenue Yard is a nearly seven-acre site bounded to the north… Read more »