2006 New York Code - Renting Of Tennis Stadium And Center In Flushing Meadows-corona Park.



 
    §   18-128   Renting   of   tennis  stadium  and  center  in  Flushing
  Meadows-Corona Park. a. Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  law,
  general,  special  or  local,  the  city,  acting by the commissioner is
  hereby authorized and  empowered  to  enter  into  contracts,  long-term
  leases   or   rental   agreements  with,  or  grant  licenses,  permits,
  concessions or other authorizations to, the USTA National Tennis  Center
  Incorporated,  its  affiliates,  successors or mortgagees, or assigns in
  connection with or pursuant to a mortgage or other financing  (including
  an  assignment  by  a mortgagee) ("NTC") upon such terms and conditions,
  for such consideration, and for such term of duration as may  be  agreed
  upon  by the city and the NTC, whereby the NTC is granted the right, for
  any purpose or purposes referred to in subdivision b of this section, to
  use, occupy or carry on activities on certain tracts of  land  described
  in  subdivision  c of this section, including the facilities constructed
  on such tracts of land, being a part of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and
  situated in the borough of Queens, city and state of New York, title  to
  which  tracts  is  now  in  the  city, with rights of ingress and egress
  thereto and therefrom, together with appurtenant  rights  to  use  areas
  within  the  park  other  than  those described in subdivision c of this
  section,  upon  such  terms  and  conditions  as  agreed  upon  by   the
  commissioner,  for  up  to sixty days in any calendar year for ancillary
  parking to support the U.S. Open Tennis Championships or  other  similar
  competitive   tennis  events.  Prior  to  or  after  the  expiration  or
  termination of the terms of duration of any  contracts,  leases,  rental
  agreements,  licenses,  permits,  concessions  or  other  authorizations
  entered into or granted pursuant to the provisions of  this  subdivision
  and  subdivision  b  of  this  section, the city, in accordance with the
  requirements and conditions of this subdivision  and  subdivision  b  of
  this  section, may from time to time enter into amended, new, additional
  or further contracts, leases or rental agreements with, and  grant  new,
  additional   or   further   licenses,   permits,  concessions  or  other
  authorizations to the NTC or other person for any  purpose  or  purposes
  referred to in subdivision b of this section; provided however, that any
  such  lease  entered  into  with  a  person other than the NTC shall not
  exceed a period of more than one year and shall not  be  renewable;  and
  provided  further  that upon the expiration of such one year period, the
  city may not enter into any further leases for the lands and  facilities
  described in this section.
    b.  Any contract, lease, rental agreement, license, permit, concession
  or other authorization referred to in subdivision a of this section  may
  grant  to  the NTC or other person, the right to use, occupy or carry on
  activities in, the whole or any part of such tracts of  land,  including
  such  facilities constructed on such tracts of land, (1) for any purpose
  or purposes which is of such nature as  to  furnish  to,  or  foster  or
  promote  among,  or  provide for the benefit of, the people of the city,
  recreational use  and  activities  including  entertainment,  amusement,
  education,   enlightenment,  cultural  development  or  betterment,  and
  improvement of trade and commerce, including professional,  amateur  and
  scholastic  sports  and  athletic  events,  theatrical, musical or other
  cultural and entertainment  presentations,  and  meetings,  assemblages,
  conventions  and exhibitions, including those held for business or trade
  purposes, and other events of charitable, civic, community  and  general
  public  interest,  and/or (2) for any charitable, business or commercial
  purpose which aids in the operation of  the  facilities  constructed  on
  such tracts of land and which does not interfere with the accomplishment
  of  the  purposes  referred to in paragraph (1) of this subdivision. Any
  such lease, rental  agreement,  license,  permit,  concession  or  other
  authorization   shall   contain   provisions   with   respect   to:  the

establishment of a fund by the NTC to be used by the city, with the approval of the commissioner after consultation with the borough president, for park improvement purposes; the operation of expanded public programs designed to meet the needs of the community, and to encourage broad participation by the public in the sport of tennis as agreed to by the commissioner; and the implementation of non-discrimination and affirmative action policies. It is hereby declared that all of the purposes referred to in this subdivision are for the benefit of the people of the city and for the improvement of their health, welfare, recreation and prosperity, for the promotion of competitive sports for youth and the prevention of juvenile delinquency, lessening of the burdens of government, and for the improvement of trade and commerce, and are hereby declared to be public purposes. c. The tracts of land referred to in subdivision a of this section are more particularly described as follows: All that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the borough of Queens, city and state of New York bounded and described as follows: 1. BEGINNING at a point being the corner formed by the intersection of the southeasterly side of the Long Island Rail Road R.O.W. (Flushing and North Side Division) with the northeasterly side of the Grand Central Parkway, said Point of Beginning being N.Y.C. Monument No. 23945 as laid out on N.Y.C. Alteration Maps numbers 4164, 4179 and 4496; Running thence North 36°-13'-30" East, along the southeasterly side of the Long Island Rail Road R.O.W., a distance of 1,223.44 feet to a point; Running thence North 49°-26'-52" East, a distance of 245.50 feet to a point of curvature; Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left and having a central angle of 13°-13'-20" and a radius of 610.00 feet, a distance of 140.77 feet to a point of tangency; Running thence North 36°-13'-33" East, a distance of 211.45 feet to a point; Running thence South 54°-01'-05" East, a distance of 245.89 feet to a point; Running thence South 35°-58'-51" West, a distance of 7.98 feet to a point; Running thence South 54°-01'-05" East, a distance of 39.78 feet to a point; Running thence North 35°-46'-36" East, a distance of 8.27 feet to a point; Running thence South 54°-01'-05"East, a distance of 25.80 feet to a point (not a point of curvature); Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left and having a central angle of 58°-23'-39", a radius of 130.00 feet and a radial bearing of North 65°-23'-12" East, a distance of 132.49 feet to a point (not a point of tangency); Running thence South 11°-06'-58" East, a distance of 853.90 feet to a point of curvature; Running thence along a curve, bearing to the right and having a central angle of 68°-12'-53" and a radius of 18.79 feet, a distance of 22.37 feet to a point of reverse curvature; Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left and having a central angle of 18°-37'-21" and a radius of 485.48 feet, a distance of 157.79 feet to a point of tangency; Running thence South 38°-28'-34" West, a distance of 485.81 feet to a point;
Running thence North 51°-38'-40" West, a distance of 8.99 feet to a point; Running thence South 38°-06'-51" West, a distance of 340.83 feet to a point (not a point of curvature); Running thence along a curve, bearing to the right and having a central angle of 84°-29'-16", a radius of 40.00 feet and a radial bearing of South 44°-03'-16" West, a distance of 58.98 feet to point (not a point of tangency); Running thence South 38°-32'-31" West, a distance of 185.86 feet to a point; Running thence North 55°-21'-03" West, a distance of 14.76 feet to a point; Running thence South 38°-45'-41" West, a distance of 32.45 feet to a point (not a point of curvature); Running thence along a curve, bearing to the right and having a central angle of 5°-34'-27", a radius of 7,000.00 feet and a radial bearing of North 33°-38'-33" East, a distance of 681.01 feet to a point of tangency; Running thence North 50°-47'-00" West, a distance of 403.24 feet to the POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING. The area of this parcel is 1,825,541.05 sq. ft. (41.91 acres) and the total perimeter is 5527.37 feet. 2. BEGINNING at a point being the following courses and distances from the corner formed by the intersection of the southeasterly side of the Long Island Rail Road R.O.W. (Flushing and North Side Division) with the northeasterly side of the Grand Central Parkway, said Point of Beginning being N.Y.C. Monument No. 23945 as laid out on N.Y.C. Alteration Maps numbers 4164, 4179 and 4496; (1) Running thence North 36°-13'-30" East, along the southeasterly side of the Long Island Rail Road R.O.W., a distance of 1,223.44 feet to a point; (2) Running thence North 49°-26'-52" East, a distance of 245.50 feet to a point of curvature; (3) Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left and having a central angle of 13°-13'-20" and a radius of 610.00 feet, a distance of 140.77 feet to a point of tangency; (4) Running thence North 36°-13'-33" East, a distance of 460.50 feet to a point; (5) Running thence South 53°-51'-28" East, a distance of 89.31 feet to the POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING; Running thence North 35°-59'-23" East, a distance of 168.81 feet to a point (not a point of curvature); Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left and having a central angle of 5°-13'-58", a radius of 588.03 feet and a radial bearing of North 57°-54'-08" West, a distance of 53.70 feet to a point of tangency; Running thence North 26°-51'-55" East, a distance of 67.58 feet to a point of curvature; Running thence along a curve, bearing to the right and having a central angle of 26°-02'-29" and a radius of 329.01 feet, a distance of 149.54 feet to a point (not a point of tangency); Running thence North 54°-51'-58" East, a distance of 30.77 feet to a point (not a point of curvature); Running thence along a curve, bearing to the right, having a central angle of 113°-46'-56", a radius of 15.62 feet and a radial bearing of South 36°-25'-54" East, a distance of 31.03 feet to a point (not a point of tangency); Running thence South 01°-03'-39" East, a distance of 71.24 feet to a point (not a point of curvature);
Running thence along a curve, bearing to the right, having a central angle of 25°-55'-13", a radius of 1,000.00 feet and a radial bearing of North 88°-41'-48" West, a distance of 452.39 feet to a point (not a point of tangency); Running thence North 53°-51'-28" West, a distance of 237.41 feet to the POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING. The area of this parcel is 78,284.99 sq. ft. (1.80 acres) and the total perimeter is 1,262.48 feet. 3. BEGINNING at a point being the following courses and distances from the corner formed by the intersection of the southeasterly side of the Long Island Rail Road R.O.W (Flushing and North Side Division) with the northeasterly side of the Grand Central Parkway, said Point of Beginning being N.Y.C. Monument No. 23945 as laid out on N.Y.C. Alteration Maps numbers 4164, 4179 and 4496; (1) Running thence North 36°-13'-30" East, along the southeasterly side of the Long Island Rail Road R.O.W., a distance of 1,223.44 feet to a point; (2) Running thence North 49°-26'-52" East, a distance of 245.50 feet to a point of curvature; (3) Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left and having a central angle of 13°-13'-20" and a radius of 610.00 feet, a distance of 140.77 feet to a point of tangency; (4) Running thence North 36°-13'-33" East, a distance of 460.50 feet to a point; (5) Running thence South 53°-51'-28" East, a distance of 401.06 feet to a point (not a point of curvature); (6) Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left, having a central angle of 00°-59'-45", a radius of 1,073.50 feet and a radial bearing of N 62°-09'-41" West, a distance of 18.66 feet to the POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING: Running thence along the same curve, bearing to the left, having a central angle of 10°-34'-58", a radius of 1,073.50 feet and a radial bearing of North 63°-09'-27" West, a distance of 198.28 feet to a point; Running thence South 77°-26'-40" East, a distance of 69.89 feet to a point; Running thence South 52°-56'-05" East, a distance of 240.12 feet to a point; Running thence South 37°-03'-55" West, a distance of 147.20 to a point (not a point of curvature); Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left, having a central angle of 4°-37'-36", a radius of 2,600.00 feet and a radial bearing of South 10°-56'-00" West, a distance of 209.95 feet to a point of reverse curvature; Running thence along a curve, bearing to the right, having a central angle of 60°-37'-23" and a radius of 15.00 feet, a distance of 15.87 feet to a point of reverse curvature; Running thence along a curve, bearing to the left, having a central angle of 16°-53'-47" and a radius of 145.00 feet, a distance of 42.76 feet to a point of reverse curvature; Running thence along a curve bearing to the right, having a central angle of 66°-48'-33" and a radius of 15.00 feet, a distance of 17.49 feet to POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING. The area of this parcel is 56,975.79 sq. ft. (1.31 acres) and the total perimeter is 941.56 feet.

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