Friday, March 21, 2014

Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting

Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Mary Star of The Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Brooklyn
Draft Agenda for March 25 CAG Meeting

6:30 - 7:00 PM: Project Updates
  • EPA- ROD Implementation Updates
  • Other Updates- TBD

7:00 - 8:00 PM: Draft Gowanus Canal Public Health Assessment
  • NYS Department of Health Presentation
  • Q&A

8:00 - 8:30 PM: CAG Committee Reports
  • Administration Committee
  • Archaeology Committee
  • Outreach Committee
  • Real Estate Committee
  • Water Quality and Technical Committee

8:30 - 9:00 PM: Other Business

9:00 PM:  Adjourn

Remaining 2014 Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Dates
All Meetings Tuesdays at 6:30 PM, Locations TBD
  • May 27
  • June 24
  • July 22
  • August 26
  • September 23
  • October 28
  • November 18

Thank you for your interest in the Gowanus Canal CAG, please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Doug Sarno
Gowanus Canal CAG Facilitator


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........