Next Week’s CB3 Meetings: Coastal Resiliency, Liquor Licenses, Essex Crossing Update
For your planning calendars, it’s a heavy week ahead for Community Board 3. Here are some of the committee meetings scheduled Dec. 11-15:
Monday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m. – Arts & Cultural Affairs Subcommittee meets to discuss, among other topics, a town hall meeting happening in January.
Monday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m. – State Liquor Authority Committee meets to review liquor license applications. Brigitte on Canal Street is hoping to add an additional basement bar; Pinks Cantina wants a wine and beer permit at 203 Chrystie St.; Essex Street bar, Old Man Hustle, is going for a full liquor license; a cafe called Bricia is requesting beer & wine at 79 Clinton St.; Eureka Gem has applied for a wine & beer permit at 114 Forsyth St,; and 95 Fusion Tearoom & Kitchen Bar wants wine & beer at 95 Chrystie St.
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 6:45 p.m. – Transportation & Public Safety Committee to discuss noise complaints regarding the U.S. Post Office on East Broadway.
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. – Land Use Committee meets to review “Settlement Housing Fund’s proposal to acquire Tanya Towers at 620 E 13th St. from FEGS bankruptcy and conduct affordable housing preservation/rehabilitation with sale of inclusionary zoning rights.” Settlement Housing Fund is, by the way, one of two non-profits which sold a parcel in the Two Bridges area to JDS Development Group for one of those residential mega towers. There will also be an update from the Essex Crossing developers.
Thursday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. – Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Committee will receive an update from city officials on the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Project (that’s the flood protection initiative below Montgomery Street). The panel will also hear about a public art project in Sara D. Roosevelt Park, which includes a “freestanding native plant garden sculpture designed to support urban birds and engage community.”
Thursday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. – Public Housing Subcommittee meets to discuss NYCHA’s Section 3/FEMA program.
Visit the community board’s website for more details and meeting locations.