Events

UPCOMING

Tuesday, June 13, 10:00am.
BSA Decision on BZY Application of South Slope Property
40 Rector Street, 6th Floor, 6E-Conference Room, NYC
>182 15th St. (“Katan Towers”)(continued hearing)
BSA holds a continued hearing on vesting of this property. Public allowed; you must bring photo ID to enter the building.

Tuesday, June 20, 10:00am.
BSA Decision on A Applications of Two South Slope/G-Wood Hts Properties and Hearing on BZY & A Applications of One South Slope/G-Wood Hts Property
40 Rector Street, 6th Floor, 6E-Conference Room, NYC
>400 15th Street (DECISION)
>639 Sixth Ave. (DECISION)
>1638 Eighth Ave. (continued hearing)
BSA votes on vesting of 400 15th St. and 639 Sixth Ave., and holds a continued hearing on 1638 Eighth Ave.. Public allowed; you must bring photo ID to enter the building.

Wednesday, June 21, 6:30pm. Community Board 7 monthly meeting
(last before summer break)
4201 4th Ave. (corner of 43rd Street)

Tuesday, July 18, 10:00am.
BSA Decision and Hearing on BZY Applications of G-Wood Hts Property
40 Rector Street, 6th Floor, 6E-Conference Room, NYC
>614 7th Ave. (“Minerva building”)(DECISION)
BSA votes on vesting of this property. Public allowed; you must bring photo ID to enter the building.

PAST EVENTS

Tuesday, June 6, 10:00am.
BSA Decision and Hearing on BZY Applications of Two South Slope/G-Wood Hts Property
40 Rector Street, 6th Floor, 6E-Conference Room, NYC
>614 7th Ave. (“Minerva building”)(DECISION)
>422 Prospect Ave. (continued hearing)
BSA votes on vesting of 614 7th Ave., and holds a continued hearing on 422 Prospect. Public allowed; you must bring photo ID to enter the building.

Tuesday, May 16, 10:00am.
BSA Hearing on A Applications of Two South Slope/G-Wood Hts Properties
40 Rector Street, 6th Floor, 6E-Conference Room, NYC
>400 15th Street (continued hearing)
>639 Sixth Ave. (continued hearing)

Tuesday, April 25, 10:00am.
BSA Hearing on BZY Applications of Three South Slope/G-Wood Hts Properties
40 Rector Street, 6th Floor, 6E-Conference Room, NYC
>(in order of hearing:)
>614 7th Ave. (continued hearing)
>182 15th Street (continued hearing)
>1638 Eighth Ave. (first hearing)

Wednesday, March 29, 10:00am.
BSA Special Hearing on BZY Applications of Six Properties
40 Rector Street, 6th Floor, 6E-Conference Room, NYC
>(in order of hearing:)
>245 16th Street
>614 7th Ave.
>182 15th Street
>422 Prospect Ave.
>400 15th Street (BZY and “A”)
>639 Sixth Ave. (BZY and “A”)

Please come and help us tell the BSA “No Vesting” to these six properties! It is very important for as much of our community as possible to be at this hearing. Public testimony (three minutes allowed!) will be heard. You must bring photo ID to enter the building.

Thursday, March 9, 6:30pm. Sunset Park High School Task Force meeting. To be held at the Community Board 7 office, 4201 4th Avenue, (corner of 43rd Street). What are our next steps in our fight to gain a High School in our community? Action is urgently needed to get our school’s construction funding, particularly with the State budget due to be passed by April 1.

Tuesday, February 21, 6:30pm.
HDC’s “Community Preservation in Brooklyn: Preserving the Past, Planning the Future.”
This program will focus on borough-wide planning, landmarking and development issues effecting historic neighborhoods and buildings. Speakers include members of the HDC, City Planning, Landmarks, Concerned Citizens of Greenwood Hts. and others.
Brooklyn Music School, 126 Saint Felix St. (Ft. Greene, Bklyn)
FREE

Wednesday, February 8, 6:30 pm.
Community Board Public Hearing on Non-Vested Properties
The Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Avenue (btwn 5th & 6th Aves)
Properties appealing: 182 15th St. (12-story “Katan Towers”) and 614 7th Ave. (“Minerva building”). Strong turn-out from the community. Great public comment. Strong message sent to developers, BSA and CB7: NO VESTING! NO GREED! YES TO VISTA!

Thursday, February 3, 6:00 pm.
Sunset Park High School Task Force
Town Hall Meeting
Location: M.S. 136. 4004 4th Ave. (btwn 40th and 41st streets)
Meet with CB7 members, local residents and elected officials to discuss the future the Sunset Park High School.
For more info contact CB7 718-854-0003

Tuesday, January 17, 6:30 pm.
Community Board Public Hearing on Non-Vested Properties
Community Board 7, 4201 4th Ave. (corner of 43rd Street)
Properties appealing: 245 16th St. and 422 Prospect Ave., along with any new BZY filings.
Great public comment. Again, strong message sent to developers, BSA and CB7: NO VESTING!

Wednesday, January 11, 6:30 pm. - Community Board Public Hearing on Non-Vested Properties
St. John-St. Matthew-Emmanuel Church, 238 Prospect Avenue (between 5th and 6th Aves.).
Properties appealing: 400 15th St., 639 Sixth Ave. and 1638 Eighth Ave.
Strong turn out from the community. Great public comment. Strong message sent to developers, BSA and CB7: NO VESTING! NO HARDSHIP!

Thursday, November 17, from 6:30-10:00 p.m. - Downzoning Celebration. Please join the South Park Slope Community Group and the Concerned Citizens of Greenwood Hts. to celebrate the new zoning protections.

The Grand Prospect Hall
263 Prospect Avenue (btwn 5th & 6th Aves)
Join your neighbors, friends and community leaders in shepherding in a new era for South Park Slope and Greenwood Hts. Toast the new downzoning and discuss next steps as we move forward as rezoned neighborhoods.

November 16, 2005 - City Council. City Council Chamber, City Hall. Vote by full City Council. The Zoning proposal becomes Law and is effective immediately.

November 15, 2005 - City Council Land Use Committee. Chairperson City Council member Melinda Katz. Full Committee will ratify Sub-Commitee’s recommendation and pass matter on to full City Council.

November 14, 2005 - City Council Sub-Committee on Zoning. Chairperson, City Council member Tony Avella. Location either 250 Broadway or City Hall. Hearing to start at 9:30am. Testimony can be given by members of the public. You must register to testify at 9:00am.

Thursday November 10th, 7pm . Stable Brooklyn, an East Windsor Terrace group also asking for zoning protections, will be presenting their case at a public hearing of the CB7 Land Use Committee. Topic will be the 22 Canton Place ULURP. This meeting is going to be held at the International Baptist Church - Spanish Auditorium located at 312 Coney Island Ave. (Enter at school entrance on Canton Ave.) For more info.

Tuesday November 1st, 7pm. South Park Slope Community Group meeting. The Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Avenue between 6th & 7th Avenue.

Wednesday October 19. The City Planning Commission (CPC) will vote on the South Park Slope proposed re zoning ULURP. Please send the CPC and Amanda Burden (CPC Chairwoman) your letter of support for the Brooklyn office of City Planning’s proposal.

City Planning Commission Public Hearing for South Park Slope ULURP.
The South Park Slope ULURP is on the lineup for the City Planning Commission (CPC) Public Hearing on Wednesday 9/28/2005 at 10 AM. The hearing will be held in Spector Hall at 22 Reade Street in Manhattan. We need another big turn out to show our concern for getting our ULURP made law without delay. There will be an opportunity for individuals to speak at the Public Hearing. If you plan on speaking it is advised that you prepare remarks before hand, you only have 2 minutes.

Monday 9-26, Brooklyn office City Planning to present ULURP to City Planning Commision
The Brooklyn office of City Planning will present the South Park Slope ULURP to the City Planning Commision Monday September 26, at 1pm. This presentation is open to the public. The public will not be allowed to ask questions but you can see and hear the full plan in detail. The hearing will be held in Spector Hall at 22 Reade Street in Manhattan.

Community Board 7 Waterfront Festival, Saturday 9-24.
Saturday September 24th, noon to 5pm. Location: 58th st pier. 1st Ave near the Brooklyn Army Terminal. Events include: dancers, rappers, music, clowns, pony rides, NYPD Water Rescue, NYC Transit museum old time buses and more. There will also be a presentaion of CB7’S 197-A plan for the waterfront. Come out and see the bright future of Sunset Park and the waterfront.

Borough President’s Public Hearing Scheduled for South Park Slope ULURP.
The borough president’s public ULURP hearing on the City Planning Commission’s plan to rezone South Park Slope will take place Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 at 5 p.m. in the 1st floor Community Room at Brooklyn Borough Hall. The address is 209 Joralemon Street (bet. Court and Adams Sts) in Downtown Brooklyn.

Protest March on Issac Katan and his backer Henry Radusky of Bricolage and their 12 story buildings on 15th and 16th street.
Sunday, September 18, 2005. 12 noon.
Meet at 16th street and 5th ave.
Thanks everyone for coming out. 100+, including City Councilmember Bill de Blasio.

South South Slope Community Group Meeting
Tuesday, June 21,2005 6:30 P.M.
St. John- St. Matthews- Emanuel Lutheran Church
283 Prospect Avenue bet. 5th & 6th Avenues

Agenda: Updates on various sites; News on the Public Review Process of the Down zoning of our neighborhood. Community Meeting on Overdevelopment

Community Meeting on Overdevelopment
Sponsored by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.
Bensonhurst - 5/10/05, 6-10 pm
Marine Park - 5/31/05, 6-10pm

Study of Air Quality in your Neighborhood
April 13, 2005 at 6:30 P.M.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring an air quality study in your neighborhood to investigate how emissions along major roadways affect air quality in nearby neighborhoods. April 13, 2005 at 6:30 P.M. at the Community Board Office, 4201 4th Avenue (entrance on 43rd Street). If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jennifer Richmond-Bryant of Alion Science and Technology at 919-541-9407.

MARCH TO BATTLE HILL
Sunday, April 10th
12:45 PM - 3pm
Starting point will be 15th Street & 7th Avenue and end at Battle Hill. Many thanks to everyone who made the march such a great success!

Truck Traffic Town Hall
Monday, March 28 at 6:30 pm
Holy Name Church - Sheperd’s Hall in Windsor Terrace
245 Prospect Park West

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