Monday, November 30, 2015

Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Public Welcome!

Mary Star of The Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Brooklyn
DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate)

6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions and Updates
  • Introductions
  • Project Updates (EPA)

6:45 – 7:30 PM:  Alloy proposal to donate land as part of tank siting
·      Representatives of Alloy will be present to describe their proposal and answer any questions

7:30 – 8:15:  NYC DEP and Parks Department
·      Representatives of DEP and Parks will be on hand to provide comments on the Alloy presentation and to discuss tank siting and open space

8:15 – 8:45 PM: CAG Committee Updates
  • Administration Committee
  • Outreach Committee
  • Archaeology Committee
  • Water Quality and Technical Committee

9:00 PM:  Adjourn


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........