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Developer at Jan. 26 meeting: "We do believe that the two-week look-aheads are very accurate" (actually, no)

This is the fifth of five posts on the 1/26/21 Quality of Life meeting, sponsored by Empire State Development (ESD) and held virtually. The first concerned postponed weekend railyard work. The second concerned the timing of construction. The third concerned the Barclays Center, including the ability to admit guests at Brooklyn Nets games. The fourth concerned advice on those facing disruptive construction. 

Before the meeting, I sent a question:
ESD's two-week Construction Updates consistently misreport the actual scope of After-Hours variances. For example, the most recent document states that there are AHVs at B4 that allow weekday work between 6 am and 9 pm. But the AHVs actually allow work between 5 am and 10 pm.
Similarly, B4 has gotten AHVs for Sunday work that was not announced in the Construction Updates.
See this.
Why doesn't ESD send accurate information?
Despite the question directly posed to Empire State Development, which circulates the Construction Updates that are prepared by the developer, I got no response from ESD. 

Rather, the response came from Scott Solish, an executive at Greenland USA, which owns nearly all of master developer Greenland Forest City Partners.

Ducking the issue

"I received your question earlier today, Solish said. "Again, we talked about this at the end of 2020. The DOB [Department of Buildings] has relatively standard work permits when you have a typically a seven [am] to three [pm workday]. We have extended permits. But again, that is for the promotion of social distancing and a safe workplace with current COVID protocols to place. Instead of having all the workers on site arrive at the building to go into the lifts, to get to their designated work zone at the same time, we're trying to space it out. So we do have earlier start times, and allows for the lifts and the crane to start a little bit earlier in the day, so that we can promote the safe distance and a safe workplace and try and keep COVID out of the workplace and keep the project moving on time."

Indeed, that's the logic behind gaining AHVs to allow work before the typical 7 am start.

But that wasn't my question.

My question was why, for example, they announced AHVs that extended the start time to 6 am but in reality get AHVs extending the start time to 5 am.

Solish continued: "So, there is usually no, except for an odd delivery or two, there's no significant work that's happening during these extended permit times. We do believe that the two-week look-aheads are very accurate in terms of what we're talking about."

(Emphasis added)

That was ridiculous. After all, just last week, after some 11 weeks of misleading the public regarding AHVs, the Construction Update finally accurately described the scope of work hours.

Note: the meeting notes from ESD should surface here. It's been two-and-a-half weeks. Stay tuned to see how ESD summarizes this answer.

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