DID December 2020 Membership Meeting

On December 7, 2020, DID held a membership meeting. The agenda included presentations and discussion regarding three important club resolutions related to major downtown development proposals, including the SoHo / NoHo draft rezoning plan, and the pandemic impact on housing.

Watch the DID December 2020 Membership Meeting video here:


1. Proposed draft plan for SoHo / NoHo
    a. Review of the City plan and impact - Andrew Berman, ED Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation
    b. DID Resolution to Pause and Revise the City Plan for SoHo/NoHo - Jeannine Kiely & Pete Davies

2. Pandemic eviction and rent relief - begins in Meeting video at 1hr 28m
    a. Bob Angles, Broome Street Tenants Alliance
    b. DID Resolution in Support of Direct Rent and Mortgage Relief, an Eviction Moratorium and Housing Access Vouchers - Tom LaGatta

3. Proposed rezoning for Governors Island
    a. DID Resolution to Protect Governors Island - Michael Francoeur - begins in Meeting video at 2hr 8m

4. Members only discussion and vote:
    a. Members approved the three resolutions
    b. Members endorsed Carlina Rivera for City Council District 2
    c. Members endorsed Erik Bottcher for City Council District 3

DID held a candidate forum for City Council Districts 2 and 3 on November 9th. You can watch the forum video here: