Saturday, September 19, 2015

CAG Meeting This Tuesday Sept 22, 2015 at 6:30 PM in Carroll Gardens

The Gowanus Canal CAG  (Community Advisory Group) will be meeting this coming Tuesday, September 22 at 6:15 in Carroll Gardens as Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments.  Below is the agenda. All are welcome!  CORD

Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Mary Star of The Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Brooklyn
DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate)

6:30 – 7:00 PM: Introductions and Updates
  • Introductions
  • Project Updates (EPA)
  • CAG Updates and Issues     
    • Status of web site

7:00 – 8:00 PM: Fulton Street ROD discussion

8:00 PM: CAG Committee Updates
  • Administration Committee
  • Outreach Committee
  • Archaeology Committee
  • Water Quality and Technical Committee

8:30 PM:  Adjourn

Remaining 2015 Meeting Dates, Tuesdays at 6:30 PM, Locations TBD

  • October 27
  • December 1 (off schedule to accommodate holidays)


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........