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Your Tax Dollars at Work, Boards & Councils Edition

Nobody covers the goings-on from the wild world of community boards and City Council meetings like the gang at the Observer, and they've been especially on their game this week. A roundup:

1) West Village: The Board of Standards and Appeals has greenlighted an eight-story development slated for 163 Charles Street (right). This, despite the recent downzoning of the neighborhood. Booyeah, BSA! [BSA Gives the Nod]
2) Chelsea: Community Board 4 sends along word that the General Theological Seminary has postponed its landmarks application for that 17-story mixed-use project on Ninth Avenue between 20th and 21st. (Previous coverage here.) Community Board 4, y'all always do it straight up. Respect. [Chelsea Breather]
3) Bronx: By a City Council vote of 49-1-1 (okay, someone abstained? This isn't an authorization for war vote, people), the Bronx Terminal Market mall gets the go-ahead. [49-1-1; see also 21-Love; over/under: 47.5]

· The Real Estate [NYObserver]