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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.

Daniel Padernacht,
Nicole Stent,
District Manager

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Housing New York - A Five-Borough, Ten-Year Plan
Mayor de Blasio's Housing plan for New York City.

Bronx Community Board 8 Announces Opening of Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Play Street & Teen Green Market and Marble Hill Youthmarket!
BXCB8 announces the openings of a Play Street & Youthmarkets in the board area. 
Press Release

Bronx Community Board 8 Office is Volunteers of America-Greater New York Operation Backpack 2014 Drop Site!
Join Bronx Community Board No. 8 and Volunteers of America-Greater New York in launching OPERATION BACKPACK 2014, to support homeless children. Bronx Community Board 8 Office is backpack drop site from July 14th to July 31st.
Press Release

Broadway Bridge Over the Harlem River One Lane Closure During Week of July 21st

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.

See the plan (in PDF)
Review the City Planning site (in PDF)
See City Council Resolution (in PDF)


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 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.
Download 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 call 311 and provide the community board office with the complaint number. You can also download the complaint form and email form to:
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Submit Pictures and Video to the City
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
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