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Full Board and Land Use Committee

December 13, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST

Full Board and Land Use Committee
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - 6:30 PM
This meeting will be conducted hybrid in person and via Zoom
The Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center Cafeteria
415 East 93rd Street (East from First Avenue)

MINUTES: December 2023 Draft Full Board Minutes


A livestream of this meeting can be found here.


  1. Public Session – Those who wish to speak during the Public Session must register to do so by 6:45 pm.
  2. Public Hearing – City of Yes for Economic Opportunity Goals 2 and 3. The NYC Department of City Planning is proposing a citywide zoning text amendment to support economic growth and resiliency in New York City. This text amendment would facilitate the repurposing of existing nonresidential space by providing businesses with additional zoning flexibility to locate and expand. The proposed zoning text amendment would apply to all 59 of the city’s Community Districts. See companion ZR amendment in 2024Y0161.
    2. Dept of City Planning's COY ZEO Presentation
    3. City of Yes Economic Opportunity (N240010ZRY) Resolution
    4. Goal 2 Boost growing industries
      1. Proposal Number 7: Clarify rules to permit indoor urban agriculture
      2. Proposal Number 8: Give life sciences companies more certainty to grow
      3. Proposal Number 9: Support nightlife with common-sense rules for dancing and live entertainment
      4. Proposal Number 10: Create more opportunities for amusements to locate
      5. Proposal Number 11: Enable entrepreneurship with modern rules for home-based businesses
    5. Goal 3 Enable more business-friendly streetscapes
      1. Proposal Number 12: Introduce corridor design rules that promote better activated ground floors
      2. Proposal Number 13: Reduce conflicts between auto repair shops and pedestrians
      3. Proposal Number 16: Encourage safe and sustainable deliveries with micro-distribution
  3. Adoption of the Agenda
  4. Adoption of the Minutes
  5. Manhattan Borough President’s Report
  6. Elected Officials’ Reports
  7. Chair’s Report – Russell Squire
  8. District Manager's Report – Will Brightbill
  9. Committee Reports and Action Items
    1. Street Life Committee – Abraham Salcedo, Chair
    2. Transportation Committee – Craig M. Lader and Charles S. Warren, Co-Chairs
    3. Landmarks Committee – David Helpern and Jane Parshall, Co-Chairs
    4. Social Justice Committee – Sarah Chu and Saundrea I. Coleman, Co-Chairs
    5. Housing Committee – Edward Hartzog and Rebecca Lamorte, Co-Chairs
  10. Old Business
  11. New Business
  12. Executive Session – Approval of the Assistant District Manager staffing change.
    Please note the Executive Session is closed to the Public.

Russell Squire, Chair


December 13, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street, Dining Room A & B,
New York, NY 10128 United States
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