Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
7463

Negative Declaration for Community Housing Development Fund Award to West End Heights

Information

Department:Planning and Sustainability DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Housing

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. PDEQ_Cover_Memo_HsgFundRound16_11-27-17 (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)
  3. 709 Court St Neg Dec for Filing 8-23-17

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Legislature through Resolution No. 015-154, authorized funding for the Community Housing Development Fund Program, and

 

WHEREAS, the Community Housing Development Fund assists the development costs associated with residential and mixed-use real estate development projects primarily benefiting low- and moderate-income households, and requires that newly constructed or rehabilitated homes supported by the program are not only made available to low- to moderate-income households, but also remain affordable to future generations of renters and buyers, and

 

WHEREAS, Resolution No. ___ of 2017 would authorize the disbursement of County funds in support of the West End Heights project at 709-713 West Court Street and 326-328 North Meadow Street in the City of Ithaca, and

 

WHEREAS, Tompkins County has received and reviewed the City of Ithaca Full Environmental Assessment Form (Parts 1, 2, and 3) documents for the project listed as the 709 W. Court Street Apartments (Supportive and Affordable Housing), and

             

WHEREAS, as Lead Agency, the City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board has determined the 709 W. Court Street Apartments (Supportive and Affordable Housing) project to be a Type I Action with a Negative Declaration, and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board granted final site plan approval for the 709 W. Court Street Apartments (Supportive and Affordable Housing) project on August 22, 2017, and

 

WHEREAS, Tompkins County concurs with the City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board SEQR Negative Determination of the 709 W. Court Street Apartments (Supportive and Affordable Housing) project, and

 

WHEREAS, the project’s developer, Lakeview Health Services, Inc., has named the 709 W. Court Street Apartments (Supportive and Affordable Housing) project West End Heights prior to its application to the Community Housing Development Fund, now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee, That the authorization of the Community Housing Development Fund disbursement and the subsequent construction of the project listed above adequately protects and preserves the environment and will not have any potentially significant adverse effects on the environment.

SEQR ACTION: Full Environmental Assessment Form on File with the Legislature Clerk