Here are some of the topics Community Board 3 will be taking up throughout the month of April.
–On Thursday, April 15 the parks and waterfront committee will be briefed on the latest plans for Pier 42, where a park and recreational area will be taking shape in the months ahead. The city recently kicked off construction after years of delays. There will also be updates on the resiliency plans along the waterfront, both above Montgomery Street and below.
–At a committee meeting on Thursday, April 8 there be a presentation by the Asian American Federation on anti-Asian violence — available resources for reporting incidents and strategies for combating the rise in hate crimes.
–At the landmarks committee on Monday, April 12 the Lower East Side Preservation Initiative will outline requests for evaluation for the headquarters’ of University Settlement and Educational Alliance and the former Young Men’s Benevolent Association, currently Mikvah of the Lower East Side, at 311 East Broadway.
–On Tuesday, April 13, there will be an update on outreach efforts for the Avenue C protected bike lane and discussion of new parking regulations along South Street.
–And on April 14 and 19, the board will take up pending liquor license applications. On April 19, they will be considering various requested changes in the liquor permits at the Public Hotel on Chrystie Street. That could be a lengthy and potentially contentious affair.
For full details and to access links for all virtual meetings, visit CB3’s website.