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Public Safety & Quality of Life

47 East 29th Street - "47 McPub Inc.d/b/a "The Bay Club" - Alteration application

WHEREAS, 47 McPub, Inc., d/b/a/ "The Bay Club" is applying for an alteration application for additional space and rooftop dining for the premises at 47 East 29th Street; and

WHEREAS, On October 10, 2003, the applicants came before the Public Safety/Quality of Life Committee of Community Board Five requesting approval of an on-premises liquor license; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five recommended approval of the liquor license due to assurances by the applicant that the stipulations in the attached affidavit would be carried out and adhered to; and

WHEREAS, One stipulation that "There will be no outside caf�, no open windows, no cabaret" was requested due to complaints from neighbors regarding noise emanating from "outside" the establishment; and

WHEREAS, In June 2004, Community Board Five received complaints that the applicants were operating an illegal wooden rooftop and the Department of Buildings issued violations for the rooftop and for occupation without a Certificate of Occupancy; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five has learned that there will be a residential building built in the recently demolished building in the adjacent lot; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five is opposed to the alteration application for 47 McPub Inc. d/b/a "The Bay Club," because it creates a noise problem for residents already living in the surrounding buildings as well as for the residents who will be living in the building adjacent to the premises; and be it further

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five is opposed to the alteration application for 47 McPub Inc. d/b/a "The Bay Club," located at 47 East 29th Street, because it is already illegally constructed and in operation.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 27 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.

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