The Transportation Committee of Community Board 2 will meet tomorrow evening (Tuesday, October 18) at St. Francis College, First Floor Board Room, 180 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court), starting at 6:00. On the agenda are: (1) a presentation by Cheska Tolentino, of Transport Workers Union Local 100, on a campaign, New Yorkers Deserve a Rat-Free Subway; (2) a proposal by Brooklyn Heights Association president Jane McGroarty and BHA board member Patrick Killackey “to increase pedestrian safety at the Atlantic Avenue on-ramp to the eastbound (Queens-bound) Brooklyn-Queens Expressway”; and (3) an update “on plans for streetscape improvements at Fulton Ferry Landing and possibly other matters” by Christopher Hrones, the Downtown Brooklyn transportation coordinator for the Department of Transportation. CB2 committee meetings are open to the public. Details on Wednesday’s Land Use Committee meeting follow the jump.
The Land Use Committee will meet on Wednesday evening, October 19, also starting at 6:00, in Room LC400 of the Dibner Building of NYU-Polytechnic (see map, 5 MetroTech Center. The following matters affecting local properties are on the agenda: (1) “89 Joralemon Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District – Application is replace deteriorating brownstone stucco newel posts and adjacent brownstone stucco low fence”; (2) “135 Plymouth Street – DUMBO Historic District – Application is to create a new building entry with new storefront at one of the existing truck bays on Plymouth Street”; and (3) “146 Hicks Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District – Application is to replace damaged asbestos-cement siding.”