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Grace Terrace, LLC Scoping Document




 An application has been submitted for a zone change, mapping of the site located at 125-129 South Fifth Avenue (Grace Terrace Site), and for site plan approval to accommodate the development of senior housing in accordance with the Multi Family Senior Citizen Floating Overlay Zone (RMF-SC) in the City of Mount Vernon, NY.  The Grace Terrace Site, is currently zoned for Downtown Business (DB), and consists of three parcels identified as Tax Map Section 165.78, Block 3088, Lots 32, 33 and 34 in the City of Mount Vernon. The three lots will be merged into one tax parcel as part of the proposed development process.  A small two story building, which will be demolished, currently occupies the site and houses the New Beginnings Educational Institute Day Care Center.  The Mount Vernon City Council has declared its intent to act as Lead Agency under the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and anticipates that on January 15, 2014 it will begin the SEQRA review process. The applicant has submitted the proposed Draft Scope for an environmental impact statement in anticipation of the City Council requiring the preparation of an environmental impact statement. In order to have public input on the process the City Council will be accepting written public comments on the draft scope through the close of business at 4:30 P.M. on January 8, 2014.  To examine any related documents and/or to submit written comments on the draft scope please contact: Contact Person:




George W. Brown, City Clerk, Mount Vernon City Council


1 Roosevelt Square- City Hall


Mount Vernon,New York 10550


(914) 665-2352 (T)


Dated:December 19, 2013


                                       GEORGE W. BROWN


                                                City Clerk