Wednesday, June 22, 2011

June 23rd & 28th - Two important meetings for our hospital

As he Rudins and North Shore/LIJ push ahead with their plan to build 450 condominiums on the site of the old St. Vincent’s, the Coalition for a New Village Hospital needs to be present at every stage. This week there are two important meetings that we need to have a strong showing at.


Thursday, June 23rd 6:00PM

Community Board 2, Full Board meeting

P.S. 3, 490 Hudson St. between Christopher and Grove Streets (MAP)
The public session begins at 6:00 pm. Speakers' cards will be accepted from 6:00 to 6:30 pm

This meeting will include the report from the St. Vincent’s Omnibus Committee, and discussion of CB 2 response to Draft Scope of Work for Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed St. Vincent's Campus Redevelopment Project. It is important that our community’s voice be heard.


Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 2:00PM

New York City Planning Commission,

Public Comments on Draft Scope of Work

to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement

for the Saint Vincent’s Campus Redevelopment

Spector Hall, Department of City Planning (NYCDCP),

22 Reade Street, Between Broadway and Centre Street (MAP)

The City Planning Commission is the agency responsible for “the conduct of planning relating to the orderly growth and development of the City, including adequate and appropriate resources for the housing, business, industry, transportation, distribution, recreation, culture, comfort, convenience, health and welfare of its population.” The Rudin/North Shore LIJ plan lacks a Certificate of Appropriateness, lacks relevant lawful permission to proceed does not include adequate resources for the health and welfare of New York City’s population.

This meeting is an essential part of the ULURP, or Uniform Land Use Review Process, to rezone the site of our hospital for condo development. The Planning Commissioners have not yet heard the depth of our community’s opposition to the Rudin/North Shore LIJ plan. It is vital that they begin this process with our voice.

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