PRESS RELEASE: Governors Island Rezoning Challenge in Court Aug 2, 2022 – New Digital Visualizations Gallery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2022

Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
https://govislandcoalition.org
MEDIA CONTACT: Roger Manning GovernorsIslandCoalition@gmail.com
 
PRESS RELEASE: Governors Island Rezoning Challenge in Court Aug 2, 2022 – New Digital Visualizations Gallery
 
A virtual New York State Supreme Court hearing is scheduled for Tuesday Aug 2, …

Lawsuit filed against the Governors Island Rezoning – the submitted amended petition

This is the amended petition that has been submitted to the court. Approval Pending.
INDEX NO. 158809/2021
NYSCEF DOC. NO. 69 RECEIVED NYSCEF: 02/14/2022
FILED: NEW YORK COUNTY CLERK 02/14/2022 02:14 PM
FIRST AMENDED VERIFIED PETITION
STATE OF NEW YORK
SUPREME COURT : COUNTY OF NEW YORK
ROGER MANNING; …

M.A.G.I.C. lawsuit – archpaper.com – 11/16/2021

M.A.G.I.C. Thinking
A M.A.G.I.C. lawsuit hopes to halt the Governors Island rezoning
By Matt Hickman • November 16, 2021 • Development, East, News, Urbanism
Roger Manning, co-founder of the Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.), has filed an article 78 lawsuit against New York City seeking to nullify the rezoning of the southern end of Governors Island. …

PRESS RELEASE: M.A.G.I.C. Governors Island – Lawsuit Filed Against The Rezoning

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, November 15, 2021
MEDIA CONTACT:
Roger Manning
GovernorsIslandCoalitionATgmail.com
(Phone number upon request)
Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
https://govislandcoalition.org
GOVERNORS ISLAND – LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE REZONING
An Article 78 lawsuit has been filed against the the City’s egregious May 2021 rezoning on Governors Island. …

Lawsuit filed against the Governors Island Rezoning

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Scroll down to see the initial petition.
The  amended  petition is posted HERE. It adds SEQR (environmental) elements to the claims of Deed violations of the original petition (below) as well as numerous additional plaintiffs. It’s approval by the court is pending.

An excellent Amicus Brief supporting the Article 78 Lawsuit against the 2021 Governors Island rezoning put together by John Low-Beer for the City Club of New York was filed July 25th, …

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

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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!

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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, …