News and Events for the Prospect Heights Community
This is an update from the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council informing you about news and events happening around the neighborhood. Visit http://www.phndc.org for additional information about community developments, events and the activities of our member organizations.
In this issue:
· Atlantic Yards Quality of Life Committee
· BK Gateway presentation and panel
· Prospect Heights community forum with elected officials
· Atlantic Yards SEIS scoping hearing
Atlantic Yards Quality of Life Committee
When: Thursday, February 7, 6:30PM
Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street
This meeting is a forum for representatives from the community and civic groups to engage elected officials, Empire State Development, FCRC and arena operators regarding issues affecting the quality of life for residents and businesses in close proximity to Barclays Center. Comment is limited to invited representatives, but the meeting is open to the public for observation.
BK Gateway presentation and panel
When: Saturday, February 9, 10:00AM
Where: YWCA of Brooklyn, 30 Third Avenue
Find out more about how the BK Gateway Transportation Plan offers a roadmap to a future of better streets, more transit, and safer cycling in Brooklyn. Hear from elected officials about what can be done to implement its recommendations. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Ryan Lynch ([email protected]) or through the BK Gateway Facebook event page.
Prospect Heights community forum with elected officials
When: Monday, February 25, 7:00PM
Where: P.S. 9, 80 Underhill Avenue
Concerned about neighborhood schools, traffic, security, development and affordable housing? Bring your questions about these and other local issues to a forum with your elected representatives in City and State government. Joining us will be State Senator Eric Adams, Assemblyman Walter Mosley, and City Council Member Letitia James.
Atlantic Yards SEIS scoping hearing
When: Wednesday, February 27, 5:00PM
Where: St. Francis College, 182 Remsen Street
In July 2011, a New York State Supreme Court order the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) to complete a Supplement Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for phase 2 of the Atlantic Yards project. The court found that the agency illegally approved changes to the Atlantic Yards project in 2009. The 2009 changes extended the duration of construction of the project from ten years to twenty-five years.
The draft scope of work for the SEIS was released in December 2012, and is available from the ESDC's web site. It describes the framework and tasks to be performed under the SEIS. ESDC has scheduled a public hearing to take comments on the draft scope of work for Wednesday, February 27 at 5:00PM, to be held at Founders Hall at St. Francis College. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00PM on March 14, 2013, and may be submitted by email to [email protected].
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