Full Board
Agenda:

Public Session

A. Pre-registered institutions, groups and individuals, 3 min each
B. Public Elected Officials
C. Borough President’s Report
D. Special Presentation about the Life Sciences Industry in New York City – Economic Development Corporation

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

Licenses & Permits

Liquor Licenses

1. Dos Amigos Restaurant Group LLC. d/b/a La Chula Application to Renew full liquor license #1299938 for a restaurant located at 137 East 116th Street, New York, NY 10029. Motion: for Approval by Carlos Diaz, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed

2. 1567 Lex Café Corp. Application Renew wine and beer license #1287495 for a restaurant located at 1567 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10029. A motion to Approve by Carlos Diaz, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

3. Earls Beer and Cheese. Application to Renew wine and beer license #1270518 for a restaurant located at 1259 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10029. Conditional Motion to Approve by Carlos Diaz, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed Ryan Sheffield Present not Voting Condition: to correct Petition. “Condition Met”

4. Obdulia Isidoro. Application to Renew Wine & Beer license #1118762 for a restaurant located at 2130 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10029. Motion to Approve by Melanee Farrah, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

5. Ocelotl Diner Corp. Application to Renew a Full Liquor license (#1286513) for a restaurant located at 2247 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10029. Conditional Motion to Approve Carlos Diaz, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed. Condition: Applicant needs new Petition.

6. Gumbo Et Tous LLC. Application for a New Wine & Beer License (#N/A) for a Restaurant located at 57 East 125th Street, NY, NY (Fifth Ave.) Motion to Deny by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed.

7. Perch Bar, LLC d/b/a Perch Bar Applicant is requesting a New Full Liquor License (#N/A) for a Restaurant located at 1693 Lexington Avenue. Motion to Approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

8. Travertino LLC d/b/a Travertino Applicant is requesting a New Wine & Beer license (#N/A) for a Restaurant located at 118 East 116th Street, New York, NY 10029. Motion to Approve by Ryan Sheffield, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

9. Ginjan Bros, LLC Applicant is requesting a New Wine & Beer license (#N/A) for a Café located at 81 East 125th Street, New York, NY 10027. Motion to Approve by Melanee Farrah, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed

10. PQ 97th Street Inc. d/b/a Le Pain Quotidien Applicant requesting a Corporate Change to their Wine & Beer license (#1270680) Restaurant located at 1399 Madison Ave. NYC, NY 10029. Motion to Approve by Melanee Farrah, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

11. Polash Indian Cuisine & Restaurant Inc. d/b/a Polash Indian Restaurant is requesting a Renewal Wine & Beer license (#1302389) for a Restaurant located at 2179 3rd Ave. NYC, NY 10035. Conditional Motion to Approve by Ryan Sheffield, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed Condition: to supply all pertinent documents, this application came in late. “Condition Met”

Street Activity Permits

12. Community Health Fair – Health Fair #485675
June 22, 2019 (set up 10:00 am – breakdown 5:00 pm)
East 128th St. btwn Madison & Park Ave(s)
Applicant: Brenda Nelson
Sponsor: New Springfield MB Church of Harlem

Motion to approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

13. Let’s Get Healthy Summer Event –Health Fair #476451
June 25, 2019 (set up 2:00 pm – breakdown 8pm)
Applicant: Gail Brown
Sponsor: Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment

Motion to Deny by Jesse Yang, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed
This Event was cancelled

14. Multi-Cultural Block Party- Event #480741
June 29, 2019 (set up 10 am – breakdown 6pm)
119th Street btwn Pleasant & First Ave(s)
Applicant: Sabrina Hardeman
Sponsor: Block Association / Willie Mae Goodman

Motion to Approve by Jesse Yang, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

15. Giving Back to the Community Religious Event – #473431
July 6, 2019 (set up 10:00 am – breakdown 5pm)
114th Street btwn 1st & Pleasant Ave(s)
Applicant: Mary McFarlane
Sponsor: Holy Tabernacle

Motion to Approve by Jesse Yang, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed

16. SB Day–Block Party – Event #476890
July 13, 2019 (set up, 10:00 am – breakdown, 7pm)
122nd St. btwn Lexington and 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Brandy Walker
Sponsor: Shyne Community Reintegration Program

Motion to Approve by Jesse Yang, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

17. Festival for Christ Health Fair– Street Event #474273
July 13, 2019 (set up, 8am – breakdown 6pm)
103rd Street btwn Lexington & Park Ave(s)
Applicant: Aniya Morales
Sponsor: Bethany Christian Church

Motion to Approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

18. 1775 Family Day – Block Party #473044
July 27, 2019 (set up, 10am – breakdown, 6:00 pm)
126th Street btwn Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue
Applicant: Brandon Plummer
Sponsor: 1775 Tenants Association

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

19. Afro Bembe Festival Descarga– Block Festival #480527
July 27, 2019 (set up, 8am – breakdown, 7:00 pm)
109th Street btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Melody Capote
Sponsor: Visual Arts Research Resource Center

Motion to Deny by Jesse Yang, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed
This event was Withdrawn

20. Dewitt Clinton Houses Family Day– Block Party # 484530
July 27, 2019 (set up, 12:00 pm – breakdown, 9:00 pm)
109th Street btwn Lexington & Park Ave(s)
Applicant: Dewitt Clinton
Sponsor: Dewitt Clinton Tenant Association

Motion to Approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

21. A Healthy You Block Party– #483520
July 27, 2019 (set up, 11am – breakdown, 8pm)
123rd Street btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Swann Streety
Sponsor: Chambers Memorial for Social Change

Motion to Approve by Jesse Yang, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

22. FDNY Block Party–# 480571
July 27, 2019 (set up, 7am – breakdown, 4:00 pm)
111th Street btwn Second Avenue and Third Avenue
Applicant: Fabricio Caro
Sponsor: FDNY

Motion to Approve by Melanee Farrah, seconded by Judith Febbraro. Motion Passed

23. Outreach Block Party– Block Party # 483949
August 3, 2019 (set up, 11am – breakdown, 5pm)
E. 100th Street btwn Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue
Applicant: Minnie Wheeler
Sponsor: Miracle Pentecostal Church

Motion to Approve by Melanee Farrah, seconded by Judith Febbraro. Motion Passed

24. AK Houses Block Party – Event #481124
August 3rd, 2019 (set up, 9:30am – breakdown, 5:30pm)
128th Street btwn Lexington & Park Ave(s)
Applicant: Ann Marie Vazquez
Sponsor: AK Houses Tenant Association

Motion to Approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

25. Family Day – Block Party # 470549
August 3rd, 2019* (set up, 9am – breakdown, 4pm)
127th Street btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Diane Spann
Sponsor: Addie Mae Collins Community Service

Motion to Approve by Melanee Farrah seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion passed.

26. Giglio Feast of Saint Antonio – # 477514
August 7, 2019, Aug. 8th, Aug. 11, Aug. 13, 2019 (set up, 8am – breakdown, 9pm)
Pleasant Avenue E. 114th Street to E. 116th Street
Applicant: Mitchell Farbman
Sponsor: Giglio Society of East Harlem Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrine

Motion to Approve by Ryan Sheffield, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed

27. Seniors Day Block Party – Street Event # 471134
August 17, 2019 (set up, 9am – breakdown, 4:30pm)
118th Street btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Lisa Sepulveda
Sponsor: Seniors Day

Motion to Approve by Jesse Yang, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

28. Musical Festival Block Party – Event #483147
August 17, 2019 (set up, 9am – breakdown, 5pm)
107th Street btwn 3rd & Lexington Ave(s)
Applicant: Carlos Garcia
Sponsor: Christian Missionary Alliance Church

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

29. 129 Reunion – Block Party # 473421
August 17, 2019 (set up, 12pm – breakdown, 8pm)
129th Street btwn Park & Madison Ave(s)
Applicant: Runette Carter
Sponsor: Residents of the Block

Motion to Approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

30. Wilson Family Day –Block Party Event # 475706
August 17, 2019 (set up, 10am – breakdown, 6pm)
105th Street btwn 1st & FDR Drive
Applicant: Joyce Major
Sponsor: NYCHA Resident Association

Motion to Approve by Jesse Yang, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed

31. Carver Family Day – Block Party #476124
August 17, 2019 (set up 10am – breakdown 6:30pm)
104th St. btwn Madison & Park Ave(s)
Applicant: Shaun Commodore
Sponsor: Carver Houses Resident Association

Motion to approve Jesse Yang, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed.

32. Old Timers Block Party – Event #478290
August 17, 2019 (set up 11am – breakdown 7pm)
100th St. btwn 1st & 2nd Ave(s)
Applicant: Alan Cox
Sponsor: 342 E. 100th St. co-op Association

Motion to Approve Ryan Sheffield, seconded by Edwin Marcial. Motion Passed.

33. Back to School Block Party – Event #479049
August 17, 2019 (set up 11am – breakdown 8pm)
107th Street btwn 5th & Madison Ave(s)
Applicant: Jo Ann Lawson
Sponsor: Lakeview Tenants Association Inc.

Motion to approve Judith Febbraro, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

34. Unity In the East Harlem Community Block Party – Event #486222
August 17, 2019 (set up 11am – breakdown 7pm)
112th Street btwn Lexington and 3rd Aave(s)
Applicant: Eddiw Gibbs
Sponsor: Unity in the East Harlem Community

Motion to approve by Judith Febbraro, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

35. 10th Annual Welcome Home Event Block Party – #486251
August 17, 2019 (set up 10am – breakdown 6:30pm)
119th St. btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Diana Ortiz
Sponsor: Exodus Transitional Community, Inc.

Motion to approve by Melanee Farrah, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

36. National Good Deeds Day Block Party – Event #459674
August 18, 2019 (set up 9:30am – breakdown 6pm)
110th Street btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Kiyonda Hester
Sponsor: PS 83

Motion to approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed

37. Annual Family Day Block Party – #484641
August 24th, 2019 (set up 10am – breakdown 7pm)
99th St. btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)\
Applicant: Claudia Perez
Sponsor: Washington Houses Resident Association

Motion to approve Jesse Yang, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

38. Summer Block Party – #467492
August 24, 2019
This event was cancelled.

Motion to Deny Jesse Yang, seconded by Melanee Farrah. Motion Passed.

39. Rehoboth Annual Back to School Festival – #474289
August 24, 2019
This event was cancelled

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

40. ARC Fund Block Party – Event # 487985
August 31, 2019 (set up 10:30am – breakdown 6pm)
E. 128th Street btwn Park & MadisonAve(s)
Applicant: Janet Williams
Sponsor: Addict Rehab Fund

Motion to approve by Ryan Sheffield, seconded by Jesse Yang. Motion Passed
Condition: Corrected Map
“Condition Met”

41. Mexican Independence Day 2019 – Single Block Festival #461130
September 15, 2019 (set up 9am – breakdown 6pm)
E. 116th Street btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Pablo Guzman
Sponsor: Union Settlement

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

42. Back to School Health Fair Festival – Event #454725
October 6, 2019 (set up 8am – breakdown 6pm)
E. 116th Street btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave(s)
Applicant: Martina Garcia
Sponsor: Hispanic Community Organization for Life.

Motion to approve by Edwin Marcial, seconded by Ryan Sheffield. Motion Passed

Land Use, Landmarks & Planning

43. La Shawn Henry made a motion to support Terence Cardinal Cooke Rezoning land use application 190158ZMM and 190156ZRM with the recommendation that the project team utilize a local nonprofit developer. Motion was seconded and passed.

44. La Shawn Henry made a motion to adopt the draft recommendations for the development of the publically-owned sites at 25th Precinct parking lot and East Harlem Multi-service Center. The motion was seconded by Frances Mastrota and passed with one present/not voting (Pedraza).

45. Shantal Sparks made a motion to approve the revised CB11 Affordable Housing Development Guidelines which was seconded by Robert Perkins and passed with one present/not voting (Pedraza).

Human Services

46. Mahfuzur Rahman made a motion for the board to issue a letter requesting the preservation of senior centers at Taft Houses, Lincoln Houses, Wagner Houses and Washington Houses public housing developments. The motion was seconded by Wendy Ferreira and passed unanimously.

Executive

47. Storefront Academy Opening Block Party – WITHDRAWN
Street Event
June 15, 2019, 10:30am – 4:30pm
Motion to deny the application was made by Mahfuzur Rahman and was seconded by Melanee Farrah. The motion passed.

48. MS Houses Tenant Association
Block Party July 27, 2019, 10:00am – 7:00pm
129th Street between Lexington Ave and Park Ave
Applicant: Wanda Hopkins
Sponsor: MS Houses Tenants Association

Motion to deny was made by Steven Villanueva and seconded by Mahfuzur Rahman. Jason Villanueva abstained. The motion passed.

49. Community Outreach Fellowship
Religious Event
August 10, 2019, 9:00am – 7:30pm
111th Street between Lexington Ave and Park Ave
Applicant: Florine Lambert
Sponsor: Greater Highway Deliverance Temple

Documents were in the email and printed out. Application complete.

Motion to approve by Xavier Santiago and seconded by Marissa Mack. Jason Villanueva abstained. The motion passed.

50. Miles and Parker Family Day
Block Party
August 10, 2019, 11:30am – 6:30pm
Applicant: Bridgette Scott
Sponsor: Miles and Parker Tenants Association

Motion to approve was made by Steven Villanueva and seconded by Melanee Farrah. Jason Villanueva abstained. The motion passed.

51. 2019 Block Party
Block Party
August 11, 2019, 8:00am – 5:00pm
120th Street between Fifth Ave and Madison Ave
Applicant: Ruth Ann Wynter
Sponsor: Bethel Gospel Assembly

Adem Brija questioned needing letters of support or petitions. To him the application was not complete as per committee procedure. Judith Febbraro tried to clarify when Steven questioned whether the application is complete. Adem mentioned that usually we would do a conditional motion.

After discussion, a Motion to approve was made by Shantal Sparks and seconded by Xavier Santiago. Jason Villanueva and Melanee Farrah abstained. A roll call vote was held and the motion passed.

52. Bridging the Gap Street Fair
Street Event
August 24, 2019, 8:00am – 7:00pm
123rd Street between Third Ave and Lexington Ave
Applicant: Francisco Lantigua
Sponsor: Operation Equivalency

A Motion to deny the application was made by Steven Villanueva and seconded by Judith Febbraro. Jason Villanueva abstained. The motion passed.

53. Back to School Education
Block Party Block Party
August 24, 2019, 10:00am – 5:00 pm
Applicant: Rev. Felipe Ayala
Sponsor: Life Changers Church

Steven Villanueva asked about the location; it will be held on 100 Street between Lexington and Park Avenue.

A Motion to approve was made by Steven Villanueva and was seconded by Xavier Santiago. Jason Villanueva abstained. The motion passed.

Housing

Public Safety & Transportation

Environment, Open Space & Parks

Youth & Education

Economic Development & Culture

H. Approval of Committee Reports
I. Old Business
J. New Business

a. Request for letter of support for proposed new Intercity bus stop on Second Avenue between 127th Street and 128th Street to be operated by BMJ Trans, Inc. with one daily pick up at 10:30 am, Monday – Sunday (except Fridays) and two daily pick-ups on Sundays at 10:30 am and 6:00 pm. There will be one drop off daily Monday-Sunday (except Fridays) at 9:30 pm and two daily drop offs on Sundays at 3:30 pm and 9:30 pm. The bus will travel from New York City to Boston, Massachusetts.

K. Announcements

a. The next CB11 Full Board meeting will be held on July 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm.

L. Adjournment