Thursday, January 24, 2008

Tom needs help

----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Gray
To: CG residents (names omitted here)
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:43 PM
Subject: Here we go....

I will be hitting the subways tomorrow after work if anyone can help get vols to help flier! I will send a place and time to meet for anyone interested in the AM and will bring copies.

Tom Gray
District Director
City Council Member Bill de Blasio
(718) 854-9791
(718) 854-1146 Fax


With the "Protect Our Homes" petition, CORD was formed in May, 2007. This petition arose as an overwhelmingly negative response to the coming of the over-sized 360 Smith Street Development at the corner of Smith Street and Second Place (Aka Oliver House; aka 131 Second Place). This petition, which had well over three thousand signatures, led to a new zoning text amendment in summer of 2008.

To: Our Elected Officials, Community Leaders, The MTA:
(MAY, 2007)

We the undersigned Carroll Gardens homeowners and residents, are appalled by the "as of right" ruling which allows owners and developers to erect buildings in our neighborhood with no regard to the impact they will present to our quality of life and the value of our homes........