Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Thomas Greene Playground

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At its January 24, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Whereas the community has lost a significant number of mature trees recently with the construction of the high level storm sewer along Third Avenue and Carroll Street; and  Whereas the construction operations for a… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG Committee Meeting: Land Use, Tuesday, January 3, 6:30 p.m.

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee kicks off its 2017 meeting schedule on Tuesday, January 3rd, at 6:30 p.m., at the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, located at 543 Union Street (enter via the alleyway on Nevins Street). The meeting agenda is TBD. All Gowanus Canal CAG meetings are open to the public.  Join… Read more »

Minutes of the September 27, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street CAG Facilitator Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40 PM. CAG members and guests introduced themselves. July minutes were presented and approved. EPA Updates At the July CAG meeting EPA discussed the start of work at the Fourth… Read more »

Minutes of the October 4, 2016 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Erica Stoltz, Sue Wolfe Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid; Erica Stoltz, CAG/South Brooklyn Local Development Corporation; Maya Kremen, Geto & Demilly… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Canal’s 1st Street Turning Basin

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At its September 27, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Whereas the CAG adopted the following resolution in May, 2012: “The Superfund cleanup should be consistent with and advance current and future plans for ecological restoration, shoreline softening, riparian buffers, expanded wetlands,… Read more »

Minutes of the September 6, 2016 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Katia Kelly, Rita Miller, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Deb Scotto, Mark Shames, Sue Wolfe, Maryann Young Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid; Louis Kleinman, CAG/Waterfront Alliance Item 1 Review of July… Read more »

Minutes of the July 11, 2016 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Monday, July 11, 2016, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Mark Shames Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid; Louis Kleinman, CAG/Waterfront Alliance; Chris Anderson, Gowanus Canal Conservancy Item 1 Review of June 7, 2016 meeting minutes. Action… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Proposed Siting of the Retention Tank and Head House at the Salt Lot

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At its May, 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 a retention tank, head house, and related facilities at the Salt Lot at 2nd Avenue and Fifth Street, adjacent to the Gowanus Canal: Whereas the New York… Read more »

Minutes of the May 3, 2016 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, May 3, 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 Item 1 Review of April 5, 2016 meeting minutes. Action Minutes approved with comments. Item 2 A draft… Read more »

Next Committee Meetings: Land Use, Tonight, 6:30 pm & Water Quality/Technical, Tonight, 7:00 pm

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use and Water Quality/Technical Committees will both meet tonight. Here are the details: Land Use Committee Meeting Monday, July 11 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Gowanus Canal Conservancy 543 Union Street (enter via alleyway on Nevins Street) Water Quality/Technical Committee Meeting Monday, July 11 7:00 p.m. to 8:00… Read more »