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, …

PRESS RELEASE 5-12-21: The Current Governors Island Rezoning Proposal Needs to be Withdrawn Completely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The Current Governors Island Rezoning Proposal Needs to be Withdrawn Completely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

M.A.G.I.C. Press Conference Thurs, May 6, 2021, 12:00 noon

May 6th 2021 M.A.G.I.C. press conference map

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR:
Thursday, May 6, 2021 – 12:00 noon
CONTACT:
Roger Manning,  Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
governorsislandcoalition[AT]gmail.com | (email for phone #)
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.