Environment, Open Space & Parks
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1. Call to Order– Adoption of the Agenda

2. Announcements

3. Informational updates (20 minutes)

a.  Randall’s Island Park Alliance

b.  NYC Parks

c.  Marcus Garvey Park

4. Presentations & Discussions

a.  Presentation by NYC Parks of the proposed plan for the renovation of the P.S. 155 Playground play equipment area (15 minutes)

b.  Presentation by East River C.R.E.W. on proposed temporary relocation of the East River C.R.E.W. boat launch and community rowing program to East 99th Street until esplanade repairs are complete at East 96th Street (10 minutes)

c.  Presentation by Central Park Conservancy on four project proposals (15 minutes)

i. Conservatory Garden: Located along 5th Avenue between E. 104th-106th Street this is an in-kind restoration of the garden’s infrastructure, paving, fence and masonry. Limited regrading will be completed on an as-needed basis in compliance with ADA requirements.

ii. Bendheim Playground: Located at E. 100th Street, the scope of work is limited to the composite play structure, which will be replaced to address accessibility and safety standards.

iii. Dairy Access Path: Consistent with our approach throughout the Park, we will be adding a ramp and regrading the path to the Dairy Visitor Center to achieve accessibility. The path is located mid-park, near 65th Street.

iv.  Perimeter: As part of our effort to restore the perimeter in full, we will be doing an in-kind restoration of the perimeter from E. 85th-90th Street.

5.  New Business

6.  Old Business

a.  Resolution in support of findings of The Black Institute’s Poison Parks Report
b.  Letter of support for East River Esplanade’s proposed “Swale Barge,” a concept floating community garden and educational center along the East Harlem waterfront

7.  Adjournment