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Fieldston - Kingsbridge - Kingsbridge Heights - Marble Hill - Riverdale - Spuyten Duyvil - Van Cortlandt Village



Welcome to Bronx Community Board No. 8

The Community Board is an official municipal body that plays an important role in improving the quality of life for the communities it serves. The Community Board is a vital liaison and advocate for the community in dealing with New York City government, elected officials, municipal service delivery, land use and zoning issues, community and business development, the City budget and many other matters relating to the community’s health, safety and welfare.

 

Robert Fanuzzi,
Chair
Nicole Stent,
District Manager

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NBC Highlights Marble Hill

Watch NBC interview Nicole Stent, District Manager about Marble Hill. Is it in the Bronx or Manhattan?


Adopted 197-a Plan by Bronx Community Board 8 in 2003 called:
CD 8 2000: A River to Reservoir Preservation Strategy

In 2003 City Planning Commission and the City Council approved the comprehensive plan submitted by Bronx Community Board 8 pursuant to Section 197a of the City Charter. The plan covers the entire community district, including the neighborhoods of Fieldston, Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge Heights, Marble Hill, Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil and Van Cortlandt Village. It also includes one of the city's four Special Natural Area Districts, designated in the Zoning Resolution to guide development in areas of outstanding natural beauty.

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Bronx Community Board 8 Seeks Nominations for 2014 Community Service Award

BXCB8 is accepting nominations for the 2014 Community Service Award established to acknowledge the many volunteer efforts of groups and individuals within our community. Nominations must be received by Friday, April 4, 2014. Send to Board office.

See Press Release (in PDF)


New York Yankees Youth Leadership Award Winners:

Bronx Community Board No. 8 is pleased to announce the winners of the New York Yankees Community Council Youth Leadership Award. Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., member of the New York Yankees Community Council, will present the six (6) Youth Leaders their awards at the Community Board meeting on February 11, 2014 at Manhattan College School of Engineering, 3825 Corlear Avenue, Fischbach Room, at 7:30 PM.

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How the Dirtiest Heating Oil Pollutes Our Air and Harms Our Health
Learn more (in PDF)
Find out if your building is using heating oil that has heavy pollutants


Jerome Park
Jerome Park Reservoir (JPR) South Basin Ramp
Approved plans and photographs in clarification of the proposed construction of vehicle access ramp at the southern end of JPR by the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). In addition, a response and clarification on the proposed function of the ramp, its construction, and its visibility from the surrounding public viewscape.
Dowload the approval letter (in PDF)


Croton Water Treatment Plant, Van Cortlandt Park, Pedestrian Bridge Feasibility Study
Van Cortlandt Park Pedestrian Bridge Feasibility Study Part 1
Van Cortlandt Park Pedestrian Bridge Feasibility Study Part 2


File a Complaint
To file a complaint, please download the complaint form and email it to brxcb8@optonline.net.
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The City of New York has launched a pilot program that allows the public to submit still images and/or audio/video files about select conditions that occur in the City, by calling 311 or by visiting NYC.gov.
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