FOIL Requests 1/11/18, 3/9/18 & 6/13/18

 


Reference No: W008017-011118
Under the New York Freedom of Information Law, N. Y. Pub. Off. Law sec. 84 et seq., I am requesting an opportunity to obtain or inspect copies of the public records that relate to the appraisal and actual dedication of park lands at 40 N. Third Street (tax map 65.28-1-67) & 50 N. Third Street (tax map 65.28-1-68), as required by "AN ACT to authorize the city of Albany to discontinue the use of certain lands as park lands and to dedicate new park lands" (Senate bill 2342A, Assembly bill 4717A — Passed 2013-07-12 – chap.109) and described therein as follows:

17    § 4.  The lands to be acquired and dedicated as parkland are all  that
18  tract,  piece  or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the City of
19  Albany, County of Albany, State of New York, more  particularly  bounded
20  and described as follows:
21    Beginning  at  a  point  on  the  northerly street line of North Third
22  Street distant 173.50 feet westerly from the  westerly  street  line  of
23  North Pearl Street; running thence northerly and parallel to the wester-
24  ly  street line of North Pearl Street for a distance of 212.00 feet to a
25  point of bend; thence  northwesterly  with  an  interior  angle  of  214
26  degrees,  46  minutes  for a distance of 125.38 feet to a point which is
27  105.00 feet westerly from and at right angles to the easterly  lot  line
28  of the property of William P. Van Rensselaer Estate Corporation, reputed
29  owners; thence easterly with an interior angle of 55 deg. 14 minutes for
30  a  distance  of  105.00 feet to the said easterly lot line of William P.
31  Van Rensselaer Estate Corporation; thence  southerly  with  an  interior
32  angle  of  90  deg. along the said easterly lot line and parallel to the
33  westerly street line of North Pearl Street for a distance of 315.00 feet
34  to the northerly street line of North Third Street; thence westerly with
35  an interior angle of 90 deg. along the northerly street  line  of  North
36  Third  Street  for  a  distance  of 33.50 feet to the point and place of
37  beginning.
38    All that tract, piece or parcel of land situate, lying  and  being  in
39  the  City  of  Albany, County of Albany, State of New York, more partic-
40  ularly bounded and described as follows:
41    Beginning at a point in the  northerly  street  line  of  North  Third
42  Street  located  173.50  feet  westerly  along said street line from its
43  intersection with the west line of North Pearl  Street,  running  thence
44  northerly and parallel to the westerly street line of North Pearl Street
45  for  a  distance of 212.00 feet to a point of bend; thence northwesterly
46  with an interior angle of 214 deg. 46' for a distance of 125.38 feet  to
47  a point; thence easterly a distance of 105.00 feet; thence N 24 deg. 29'
48  58"  E  for a distance of 112.64 feet to the south line of lots fronting
49  on Lawn Avenue; thence N 65 deg. 30' 02" W along the south lines of said
50  lots 260.0 feet to the southwest corner of premises  known  as  42  Lawn
51  Avenue;  thence S 24 deg. 29' 58" W a distance of 427.64 feet to a point
52  on the north line of North Third Street; thence S  65  deg.  53'  38"  E
53  along  the  north line of North Third Street 226.50 feet to the point of
54  beginning.  Containing 2.20 acres more or less.

Reference No: W008018-011118
Under the New York Freedom of Information Law, N. Y. Pub. Off. Law sec. 84 et seq., I am requesting an opportunity to obtain or inspect copies of the public records that relate to the issuance of the Certif[i]cate of Occupancy for the property known as Eleftheria at 241 South Allen Street, including (but not limited to) the application for the certificate & supporting documents, the Certificate of Occupancy as issued, and the “as built” site plan that applied to the actual construction. The last is the same as described by Albany Planning Board Chair DeSalvo 7/14/14 when the site plan was approved:

Prior to making an application for a Certificate of Occupancy, the applicant will be required to submit to the Building Department an “as built” site plan which depicts all the elements shown on the approved site plan including but not limited to contours, landscaping, building locations, utilities, paved and parking areas, signage, accessory structures and other related physical improvements. [Case Number 5-14, 912]

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Reply received 3/6/18
FOIL NO: W008018-011118
Your request is hereby denied for the following reasons: No record(s) exist which responds to your request.

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Superceded by Reference No: W009084-061318
Under the New York Freedom of Information Law, N. Y. Pub. Off. Law sec. 84 et seq., I am requesting an opportunity to obtain or inspect copies of the public records that relate to the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy for the residential property located at 241-243 S Allen Street owned by ELEFTHERIA PROPERTIES LLC, classified in the 2018 City of Albany Tentative Roll as 411 Apartment, tax map ID 64.74-4-21, including (but not limited to) the application for the certificate & supporting documents, the Certificate of Occupancy as issued, and the “as built” site plan that applied to the actual construction. The last is the same as described by Albany Planning Board Chair DeSalvo 7/14/14 when the site plan was approved:

Prior to making an application for a Certificate of Occupancy, the applicant will be required to submit to the Building Department an “as built” site plan which depicts all the elements shown on the approved site plan including but not limited to contours, landscaping, building locations, utilities, paved and parking areas, signage, accessory structures and other related physical improvements. [Case Number 5-14, 912]


Reference No: W008497-030918
Under the New York Freedom of Information Law, N. Y. Pub. Off. Law sec. 84 et seq., I am requesting an opportunity to obtain or inspect copies of the public records that relate to the application for and issuance of the Residential Occupancy Permit for the property known as Eleftheria at 241 South Allen Street, which documents are included among those the Commissioner of the Department of Buildings and Regulatory Compliance is obliged to keep permanently as described in the Code, Article IX: Building Construction and Regulation, §133-51: Records and reports, as follows —

"The Commissioner shall keep permanent official records of all transactions and activities conducted by him, including all applications received, permits and certificates issued, fees charged and collected, inspection reports and notices and orders issued. All such records shall be public records open to public inspection during business hours, pursuant to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law of the State of New York."

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Reply received 6/6/18
FOIL NO: W008497-030918
Your request is hereby denied for the following reasons: Records requested cannot reasonably be located based on description.


Reference No: W008019-011118
Under the New York Freedom of Information Law, N. Y. Pub. Off. Law sec. 84 et seq., I am requesting an opportunity to obtain or inspect copies of the public records that relate to whatever stormwater management plans are currently in effect at the property known as Eleftheria, 241 South Allen Street, including (but not limited to) the final stormwater management plan and site inspection reports.

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Replies received 1/26/18 & 2/8/18 — multiple documents & emails


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