Press Release: Governors Island, the facts – City Council lets NYC down – Chin and and Rosenthal dismiss the public

No to this

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday May 30, 2021
CONTACT:
Roger Manning, Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
governorsislandcoalition[AT]gmail.com | (email to request phone number)
https://govislandcoalition.org
Governors Island, the facts – City Council lets NYC down – Chin and and Rosenthal dismiss the public
On May 27th 2021 the New York City Council approved a rezoning that will bring in high-density high-rise development to the southern area of Governors Island which currently serves as a unique bucolic green oasis belonging to all New Yorkers. …

May 27, 1:30pm – Full City Council meeting info – the big GI Vote!

no to this

Thanks to all who have been calling, emailing, one-clicking city council members! Keep it up!   –  https://govislandcoalition.org/take-action
Full City Council meeting May, 27 2021  1:30pm
This is the final vote on the proposed Governors Island upzoning.
Watch here :
https://council.nyc.gov/livestream
Remote Hearing (Virtual Room 1)
The more of us witnessing, …

Governors Island Hall of Shame 2021 – Cartoon and list

Governors Island Hall of Shame
The City’s awful rezoning approved on May 27, 2021 was not necessary to bring in a climate solutions center, but the not legally required climate center concept was necessary to sell the high rise, high density largely commercial rezoning to the public.
Here is a partial list of players willing to sell out the bucolic southern area of the island to high-rise high-density development. …

PRESS RELEASE 5-12-21: The Current Governors Island Rezoning Proposal Needs to be Withdrawn Completely

Trees Not Towers on Governors Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
CONTACT:
Roger Manning, Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
governorsislandcoalition[AT]gmail.com | (email to request phone number)
govislandcoalition.org
The Current Governors Island Rezoning Proposal Needs to be Withdrawn Completely
On Tuesday May 11th the City Council Land Use Committee approved a severely inadequate set of modifications to the fiscally and environmentally irresponsible Governors Island rezoning proposal. …

City Council Land Use Vote May 11, 2021

Today the City Council Land Use Committee approved a severely inadequate set of modifications (see below) to the fiscally and environmentally irresponsible Governors Island rezoning proposal. These council members have set themselves up for a legacy to be known to usher a “Penn Station 1963 2.0” where a precious public jewel is greedily devoured at the taxpayers’ …

Governors Island rezoning inches closer to final vote – The Real Deal 5-11-21

Proposal was approved with a few changes
New York
May 11, 2021 04:46 PM
By Kathryn Brenzel
The rezoning of Governors Island is nearing a final vote, albeit with a few tweaks and limitations on new development.
The City Council’s land use committee on Tuesday voted in favor of the proposal, …

5-11-21 City Council Committees Votes on Governors Island Zoning

Thanks to all who have been calling, emailing, one-clicking city councilmembers!
Here’s the Info for the 5-11-21 City Council committee meetings to vote on the proposed Governors Island upzoning:
Watch here (no public testimonies for these):
https://council.nyc.gov/livestream
Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises 5/11/2021 10:00 AM
Remote Hearing (Virtual Room 1)
Committee on Land Use 5/11/2021 11:00 AM
Remote Hearing (Virtual Room 1)
Click on the meeting links here to get to agendas and various documents:
https://legistar.council.nyc.gov/Calendar.aspx
#GovernorsIsland #TreesNotTowers #DefendGI #Pagganck #LessIsMore #OpenSpace …

PRESS RELEASE: M.A.G.I.C. – No to the Governors Island Upzoning – May 11th City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 7, 2021
CONTACT:
Roger Manning, Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
governorsislandcoalition[AT]gmail.com | (email to request phone #)
https://govislandcoalition.org
The current upzoning proposal for Governors Island must be withdrawn.
Individuals, community groups, candidates rally in support of preserving the incredibly unique green open space quality of Governors Island.