Minutes of the September 8, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. CAG Members present: David BriggsLouis KleinmanSteve MarcusAndrea ParkerPeter ReichBrad VogelSue WolfeMaryann Young Guests: Terri Thomson (National Grid) Open Items: Item 1 5th Street turning basin (carried over from August meeting). The current draft of the resolution was reviewed… Read more »

Minutes of the August 4, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. CAG Members present: Nathan ElbogenKatia KellyLouis KleinmanHildegaard LinkSteve MarcusRita MillerAmy MotznyAndrea ParkerPeter ReichBrad VogelSue WolfeMaryann Young Guests: Jack RiccobonoMac ThayerTerri Thomson (National Grid) Item 1 Mac Thayer gives a presentation on Gowanuslands. Gowanuslands founded in May 2020 … Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 6:30 p.m., via Zoom

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Please join us for our monthly General Meeting via Zoom. Advance registration is required for non-CAG members, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oce-urDgrG9eYUH4-nnSs92NU2PexZsZM DRAFT AGENDA  (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:40 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:40 – 7:00 PM: USEPA Updates 7:00 – 7:50 PM: Update of Public Place/Citizens Former MGP Site NYDEC and NYDOH 7:50 – 8:10 PM:… Read more »

Minutes of the May 4, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Water Quality/Technical Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Water Quality/Technical Committee met via Zoom conference on Monday, May 4, 2020 Attendees:Kelsey ButterworthDiane BuxbaumMarlene DonnellyKatia KellyLouis KleinmanRichard LawrenceAmy MotznyPeter ReichChrissy RemeinTerri ThomsonMaryann YoungSusan Yung Meeting Notes: WQ/Tech Committee Meeting Logistics:  After some discussion, it was unanimously decided that the Water Quality/Technical Committee will pursue future meetings as scheduled… Read more »

Minutes of the January 7, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, at 232 3rd Street. CAG Members present: David BriggsKatia KellyHildegaard LinkSteve MarcusAndrea ParkerPeter ReichMaryann Young Guest: Terri Thomson (National Grid) Item 1 Proposed flood gate at the mouth of the canal. What… Read more »

Gowanus Green/Public Place Presentation to Community Board 6, Monday, December 2, 6:30 p.m.

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On Monday, December 2, at 6:30 p.m., at PS 32 in Carroll Gardens, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the New York City Department of City Planning will present an update on the future of the Gowanus Green/Public Place site to Brooklyn Community Board 6’s Economic, Waterfront, Community Development and… Read more »

NYSDEC Announces Start of Cleanup of former Citizens Manufactured Gas Plant; Public Open House Scheduled for June 13 at 7 p.m.

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation last week announced that cleanup of the former Citizens Manufactured Gas Plant site at Smith Street and 5th Street, also known as Public Place, will begin in June. The project should be completed in less than two years, with work being performed by contractors on behalf of… Read more »