Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, January 18th, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The regular monthly Board Meeting of Community Board 7 will be held on Wednesday, January 18th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Board Office, located at 4201 4th Avenue. The entrance is on 43rd Street.

Following is the proposed agenda. Items marked "Tabled" appeared on a previous agenda but were held over for a subsequent meeting. They will be discussed at the January 18th meeting.

1. The Pledge of Allegiance

2. Opening of the meeting

3. Adoption of the agenda

4. Adoption of the Minutes of the Board Meeting of December 21, 2017

5. Adoption of the Minutes of the Public Hearing of January 11, 2017

6. Public Comment

7. Committee Reports:

   A) Public Safety & Economic Development Committee (Tabled)
      1) Liquor License request for Nautical Empress located at 140 58th Street at the Brooklyn Army Terminal
      2) Liquor License application for El Tahur Bar and Restaurant Corp. located at 4402-4404 3rd Avenue
      3) Alteration – liquor license application for Los Tres Potrillos Restaurant Bar Inc. located at 1004 4th Avenue (39th Street between 3rd & 4th Avenues)

   B) Education Committee (Tabled)
      1) Advocacy for the new surrounding overcrowding and school construction
      2) Response to School Construction Authority’s letter regarding potential sites
      3) Role of local administration in advocacy work

    C) Immigration Committee (Tabled)
      1) Summary of the FAC/Brooklyn Public Library expansion project
      2) Discussion on a resolution on sanctuary cities and immigration issues

    D) Transportation Committee
      1) Update on BQX Project (street car) (Tabled)
      2) Speed hump request for 41st Street between 4th & 5th Avenues (Tabled)
      3) Prospect Avenue station and 53rd Street station rehabilitation
      4) 59th Street station ADA project
      5) 4th Avenue tunnel rehabilitation

    E) Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness Issues
      1) Structure of committee
      2) Discussion with Human Resources Administration/Department of Homeless Services on issues in CB7

    F) Land Use/Landmarks Committee
      1) Board of Standards & Appeals App. #2016-4354-BZ for a special permit for a physical culture establishment (Blink Gym) at 5109 4th Avenue
      2) Board of Standards & Appeals App. #182-85-BZ for an extension of a term of variance for 209-11 20th Street
      3) Board of Standards & Appeals App. #183-85-BZ for an extension of a term of variance for 206-08 20th Street

8. Elected Officials and Representatives

9. District Manager’s Report

10. Chairperson’s Report

11. Old Business

12. New Business

13. Public Comment

14. Adjournment