Full Board & Public Hearing
Agenda:

I. Call to Order

II. Public Session

A. Pre-registered institutions, groups and individuals, 3 min each
B. Public Elected Officials
C. Borough President’s Report
D. Public Hearing on Fiscal Year 2020 Preliminary Budget

III. Business Session

A. Roll Call – Secretary
B. Adoption of the Agenda
C. Approval of the Board Minutes
D. Chair’s Report
E. District Manager’s Report
F. Officer Reports
G. Committee Reports and Action Items*

1. District Needs & Budget
2. Economic Development
3. Housing
4. Public Safety & Transportation
5. Licenses & Permits
6. Land Use, Landmarks & Planning
7. Environment, Open Space & Parks
8. Human Services
9. Youth & Education
10. Executive

H. Approval of Committee Reports
I. Old Business
J. New Business
K. Announcements
L. Adjournment

Action Items

Public Safety & Transportation

1. Yolanda Brown made a motion to rename the northwest corner of 115th Street and Park Avenue Pedro “Pete” Velez Circle. The motion was seconded by Amie Kiros-Petrucci and passed with one present not voting (Febbraro).

Licenses & Permits

Liquor Licenses

2. Spaha Pizza LLC d/b/a Lexington Pizza Parlour. Renewal application for a Wine & Beer License (#1283784). Restaurant located at 1590 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10029. The committee recommends this application be approved (Motion by Carlos Diaz, seconded by Amie Kiros and passed).

3. Eun Sook Chu. Renewal Application for a Wine & Beer License (#1030270). Restaurant located at 2006 3rd Ave. New York, NY 10029. The applicant withdrew their 30-day notice as such the committee recommends this application be denied (motion by Ramirez, seconded by Sheffield and passed).

4. Teranga TAC LLC d/b/a Teranga @ the Africa Center. New Application for a Full Liquor License. Restaurant located at 1280 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10029. The committee recommends this application by approved (motion by Farrah, seconded by Ramirez and passed).

5. An entity to be formed by Alexandra Payard. New Application for a Wine & Beer License (LL#N/A). Restaurant located at 2162 2nd Ave. New York, NY 10029. The committee recommends this application be approved on the condition that the applicant provide corrected documents with the corrected name of the entity, 30-Day Notice, petition and Church approval (motion by Ramirez, seconded by Diaz and passed with one abstention: Farrah).

6. Guajillo Restaurant Corp. d/b/a Guajillo Restaurant. Renewal application for a Wine & Beer License (LL#1300808). Restaurant located at 2277 1st Ave. New York, NY 10035. The applicant withdrew their 30-day notice as such the committee recommends this application be denied (motion by Farrah, seconded by Ramirez and passed).

7. 1569 Lex Café Corp. d/b/a La Shuk. Renewal application for a Wine & Beer License (LL#1284867). Restaurant located at 1569 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10029. The committee recommends this application be approved (motion by Ramirez, seconded by Yang and passed).

Street Activity Permits

8. Museum Mile Festival – #452041
Street Festival
June 11, 2019 – 11am-9pm (Set up 5pm-9pm & Break Down)
Fifth Ave. between E. 79th and E. 106 St(s)
Applicant: Jerry Gallagher
Sponsor: Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue New York, NY

A motion to approve by Celia Ramirez, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

9. 116th Street Festival – #454554
Street Festival
June 7, 8th, 2019 – 12pm – 5:30pm (Set up 6/7/19 7am- 6/8/19 5pm & Break Down)
3rd Ave. bet. E.106 & E.122 to E. 116th bet. Lexington & 2nd Ave(s)
Applicant: David Acosta
Sponsor: Abrazo Fraternal del Barrio Foundation Inc.

Motion to Deny Celia Ramirez, seconded Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed
Applicant will be at the April L&P meeting, documents were not ready.

10. HHFM Metropolitan Market – #461920
Farmers Market – Sidewalk and Curb Lane Closure
June 7th, 2019 – 8am – 5pm (Set Up 7am-4pm & Break Down)
Second Ave. bet. E. 97th & E. 98th St(s)
Applicant: Maritza Owens
Sponsor: Harvest Home Farmers Market Inc.

Conditional Motion to approve upon receipt of Supporting Documents, Letter of Support, Petition, Plan. Motion by Celia Ramirez, seconded by Amie Kiros-Petrucci – Motion Passed

“CONDITION MET”

11. HHFM East Harlem Market- #461926
Farmers Market – Market is every Thursday
July 11, 2019, November 21, 2019 – 8am – 4pm (Set up 7am-4pm & Break Down)
East 104th St. between 3rd and 2nd Ave(s)
Applicant: Maritza Owens
Sponsor: Maritza Owens

Motion to approve Melanee Farrah, seconded by Carlos Diaz.

12. Mount Sinai Greenmarket Wednesday – #450425

Farmers Market – Sidewalk & Curb Lane Closure, 0n Wednesday(s)
June 12th, 2019, November 27, 2019 – 8am – 6pm (Set up 6am-5:30pm & Break Down)
Madison Ave. between E.98th & E. 99th St(s)
Applicant: Cathy Chambers
Sponsor: Council on the Environment Inc. d/b/a GROWNYC

Motion to approve Celia Ramirez, seconded Amie Kiros. Motion Passed

13. P.S. 57 Youthmarket- #451552
Farmers Market – On Wednesday(s)
July 10, 2019, November 27, 2019 – 8am – 5pm (Set up 7am-4pm & Break Down)
E. 115th St. bet. 3rd & Lexington Ave(s)
Applicant: Cathy Chambers
Sponsor: Council on the Environment Inc. d/b/a GROWNYC

Motion to approve Ryan Sheffield, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

14. HNBA Block Party- #461457
Block Party
June 29, 2019 – 10am – 6pm (Set up 9am-5pm & Break Down)
E. 126th St. between Madison & Fifth Ave(s)
Applicant: Shawn Hill
Sponsor: The Harlem Neighborhood Block Association

Motion to approve Carlos Diaz, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

15. 2019 Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic – #459219
Single Block Festival
June 16, 2019 – 8am – 6pm (Set up 7am – 5:30 Break Down)
Mount Morris Park West bet. W.122nd St & W. 121 St.
Applicant: Richard Cox
Sponsor: Team Unity Incorporated

Motion to approve Melanee Farrah, seconded by Carlos Diaz. Motion Passed

16. Harlem’s Mayor Presents – #460622
Block Party
June 22, 2019 – 12pm – 7pm (set up 10am – 6pm Break Down)
E. 111th St. bet. Lexington & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Julio Martinez
Sponsor: Harlems Mayor LLC

Motion to approve Melanee Farrah, seconded by Celia Ramirez. Motion Passed

Sidewalk Café Permits

17. 1325 CCPJ Corp. d/b/a Maxwell’s. Application to renew a Sidewalk Care permit (#2038088) for a Restaurant located at 1325 Fifth Avenue. Number of Tables 12 – Number of Seats 26.

Note: Liquor to be served outside until 11pm no later.

Motion to approve Amie Kiros-Petrucci, seconded by Celia Ramirez. Motion Passed

Newsstand Licenses

18. Shahinur Alam, sole proprietor. Application to the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs for a license to establish a newsstand at the north east corner of E. 125th St and Park Ave. (in front of 1825 Park Avenue)

Applicant did not show up, received no Petition. Did not have the opportunity to ask any questions and reach a determination.

Motion to Deny Celia Ramirez, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

Youth & Education

19. John Green made a motion to send a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo requesting the full funding of $4.1 Billion in Foundation Aid, state aid provided on a formula basis for every New York State school district, including the $1.2 billion of that is owed to New York City. The motion was seconded by Shawn Smith and passed unanimously.

Executive

20. A motion was made by Xavier Santiago to support the co-naming of 126th Street between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue as “Art Kane: Harlem 1958 Place” to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of when 57 jazz musicians were brought together by Art Kane for the iconic “Great Day in Harlem” photograph. The motion was seconded by Jason Villanueva and passed unanimously.