As noted earlier this week, the City certified the environmental impact statement for its Willets Point Redevelopment Plan, beginning the ULURP process, which will eventually bring the plan before the City Council for approval.  Yesterday, Crain’s reported that 29 Council Members sent a letter to Deputy Mayor of Economic Development Robert Leiber, which stated, “This plan is unacceptable, and we wish to inform you that without significant modifications, we will strongly oppose it, leaving no chance of it moving forward.”

During the seven-month ULURP process, the City Planning Commission and the Council will have the opportunity to make modifications.  It will be interesting to watch this project to see whether it will change enough during ULURP to garner the Council’s approval.