Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Upcoming Gowanus Canal CAG meetings. Public welcome!

Hello from CG CORD!

The following are the October 2015 Meetings for the Gowanus Canal CAG/Community Advisory Committee

Water Quality & Technical Committee, Tuesday October 20, 7 PM
Mary Star of the Sea, 41 First St.
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

CB6 Meeting. October 26 at 6:30 PM
P.S. 32 Auditorium, 317 Hoyt Street 
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Full CAG, Tuesday October 27, 6:30 PM
Mary Star of the Sea, 41 First St.
(Facilitation Team to meet at 5:30)
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Tour of the Alley Creek CSO facility Friday, October 30th, 10 AM
Meeting and ending at Fifth Avenue Committee, 621 Degraw Street (DEP will be providing non-wheelchair accessible transportation to and from the facility)
If you would like to attend please RSVP by Monday, October 26 to Corinne Martin, or (718) 595-5843 to reserve your spot.

The public is always welcomed!



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........