Queens Courier 1/8 page 10 The Courier sun • february 5, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com 55889 Port Authority Queens Courier 1/2 4.313” x 11.5” 12.23.14 p 8 Notice of Joint Public Hearing, February 9, 2015: Intent to Award as a Concession the Renovation, Operation and Maintenance of a Catering Facility, Snack Bar and/or a Restaurant at the Heliport Building at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens to the Crystal Ball Group, Inc. d/b/a Terrace on the Park. NOTICE OF A JOINT PUBLIC HEARING of the Franchise and Concession Review Committee and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to be held on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 22 Reade Street, Borough of Manhattan, commencing at 2:30 p.m. relative to: INTENT TO AWARD as a concession the Renovation, Operation and Maintenance of a Catering Facility, Snack Bar, and/or a Restaurant at the Heliport Building at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens (“Licensed Premises”), for a potential twenty (20) year term, to the Crystal Ball Group, Inc. d/b/a Terrace on the Park ("Crystal Ball"). Compensation to the City will be as follows: for each operating year, Crystal Ball shall pay to the City a license fee consisting of a guaranteed annual fee versus a percentage of gross receipts (Years 1-5: $800,000 vs. 10%; Years 6-10: $950,000 vs. 12.5%; Year 11-15: $1,200,000 vs. 13.5%; Years 16-20: $1,200,000 vs. 14%). A draft copy of the agreement may be reviewed or obtained at no cost, commencing Friday, January 23, 2015 through Monday, February 9, 2015, between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm, excluding weekends and holidays at the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, located at 830 Fifth Avenue, Room 313, New York, NY 10065. Individuals requesting Sign Language Interpreters should contact the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, Public Hearings Unit, 253 Broadway, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10007, (212) 788-7490, no later than SEVEN (7) BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO THE PUBLIC HEARING. TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICE FOR THE DEAF (TDD) 212-504-4115 Cross Harbor Freight Program PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) have released a NEPA Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to evaluate alternatives to improve the movement of goods in the region by enhancing the transportation of freight across New York Harbor. The Cross Harbor Freight Program (CHFP) DEIS evaluates both near-term and long-term improvements to the regional freight network. Public Hearings provide an opportunity for the public and agencies to comment on and provide input on the DEIS. Public Hearings for the CHFP will be held at the New York and New Jersey locations listed below: Friday, January 23, 2015 • 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Baruch College / CUNY • William and Anita Newman 151 East 25th Street • H750 & Faculty Lounge • New York, NY 10010 Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Suffolk County Legislature • W.H. Rogers Legislature Building 725 Veterans Memorial Highway • Smithtown, NY 11787 Thursday, January 29, 2015 • 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Queens Borough Hall 120-55 Queens Boulevard • Room 213 • Kew Gardens, NY 11415 Tuesday, February 3, 2015 • 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon Street • Brooklyn, NY 11201 Thursday, February 5, 2015 • 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. Bronx Borough Hall 851 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NY 10451 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 • 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority One Newark Center • 17th Floor • Newark, NJ 07102 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 • 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center 140 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive • Jersey City, NJ 07305 The DEIS is available to download at www.crossharborstudy.com. Hardcopies are located at numerous repositories throughout the region. A complete list of repositories can be found on the project website. Your comments are encouraged and may be provided in writing either at the public hearing or by mail to Cross Harbor Freight Program, c/o InGroup, Inc., PO Box 206 Midland Park, NJ 07432 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The public comment period will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on February 27, 2015. All public hearing dates, times and locations are subject to change due to inclement weather conditions. An informational recording regarding any change in the hearing schedule will be available at (201) 820-2170 at least two hours before the scheduled start time of the hearing. The public hearings are accessible to people who are mobility impaired. Sign language interpreter services or other translation services are available, upon advance request. To make arrangements for such services, please contact the Port Authority’s outreach consultant at (201) 612-1230 or via email at email@example.com no later than three (3) days before the hearing for which the services are being requested. For more information about the Cross Harbor Freight Program or to download a copy of the DEIS document, please visit the project website at www.crossharborstudy.com.
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