Big Turnout for Far West Village Rezoning Meeting
Last night, more than 150 people turned out for the community meeting co-sponsored by GVSHP on a much-needed rezoning in the Far West Village. At the meeting, GVSHP and community leaders presented the case that:
To see the complete summary of the presentation, CLICK HERE.
There was also progress to report. After a year of non-responsiveness from City Planning (which must approve or initiate any rezoning), the city agency is now finally reviewing and considering this rezoning request. Community Board #2 agreed to consider a resolution in support of the proposed changes in its Zoning Committee on April 16th. And all local elected officials sent representatives to listen to the concerns and opinions presented at the meeting, as they follow up on a recent meeting with City Planning on this issue.
GVSHP and community groups also mapped out a plan of action to keep the pressure on to help secure this needed zoning change, including possible future public demonstrations, if the City does not agree to move a rezoning forward.
HOW TO HELP:
Sign the on-line petition in support of the much-needed rezoning of the C6-1 zone in the Far West Village, and forward it to your friends, family, and neighbors and ask them to do the same.
If you were not able to attend last night’s community meeting and fill out a letter to City Planning in support of rezoning, do so on-line; CLICK HERE.