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Community Board

Bronx Community Board #4
1650 Selwyn Avenue
Suites 11A & 11B
Bronx, NY 10457
Phone: 718-299-0800
Fax: 718-294-7870
Email: bx04@cb.nyc.gov
Web site: http://www.nyc.gov/html/bxcb4/html/home/home.shtml
District Manager: Jose Rodriguez

Elected Officials

Council District #15

Ritchie Torres (Democrat)
573 East Fordham Road (Entrance on Hoffman Street)
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-842-8100
Fax: 718-842-6280
Email: http://council.nyc.gov/d15/html/members/contact.shtml
Web site: http://council.nyc.gov/d15/html/members/home.shtml

State Senate District #33

Gustavo Rivera (D, WF)
2432 Grand Concourse, Suite 506
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-933-2034
Email: grivera@nysenate.gov
Web site: http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/gustavo-rivera

Congressional District #15

José E. Serrano (Democrat)
1231 Lafayette Ave
4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-620-0084
Fax: 718-620-0658
Email: jserrano@mail.house.gov
Web site: http://serrano.house.gov/

State Assembly District #86

Victor M. Pichardo
2175C Jerome Ave
Bronx, NY 10453
Phone: 718-933-6909
Email: PichardoV@assembly.state.ny.us
Web site: http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=086

Local Information

Fire

Engine 68, Ladder 49
1160 Ogden Avenue 10452

Engine 92, Ladder 44
1259 Morris Avenue 10456

Police

44th Precinct
2 East 169th Street 10452
718-590-5511

Local Hospitals

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center (Concourse Division)
1650 Grand Concourse 10457
718-590-1800

Parks and Playgrounds

Claremont Park
Teller, Mt. Eden, Morris Avenues

Arcilla Playground
Park, Clay, Teller Avenues, East 164th Street

Joyce Kilmer Park
Walton Avenue, Grand Concourse, East 161st-164th Streets

Mott Playground
Morris, College Avenues, East 166th-167th Streets

John Mullaly Park
Jerome, River Avenues, McClellan Street

Post Office

Tremont Station
575 East Tremont Avenue 10457
718-299-0847

More neighborhood information available at gis.nyc.gov/doitt/nycitymap

Schools: District 9

P.S. 64 Pura Belpre School
P.S. 70 Max Schoenfeld School
P.S. 88 S. Silverstein Little Sparrow School
P.S. 170
I.S. 117 Joseph H. Wade Intermediate School
Bronx Expeditionary Learning High School
Bronx High School of Business
Bronx High School for Medical Science
Jonathan Levin High School for Media and Communications
The Urban Assembly Academy for History and Citizenship for Young Men
Dreamyard Preparatory School

Other schools in District 9

Alternative Programs in the Bronx
Charter Schools in the Bronx
Special Education Programs in the Bronx

School and Zone Finder Mapping System

Private/Parochial

St. Margaret Mary School (Pre K-8)
121 East 177th Street 10453
718-731-5905

Jewish Schools in the Bronx - The Lookstein Center
Parochial Schools in the Bronx - Archdiocese of New York
Private Schools in the Bronx - New York State Association of Independent Schools

Information about Environmental Remediation Projects in your Community

Brownfields are properties where redevelopment is complicated by actual or suspected environmental contamination from past land usage. Because of New York City's long industrial history, brownfields are found in areas throughout the five boroughs. The New York City Office of Environmental Remediation offers programs that encourage environmental investigation of lightly-to-moderately contaminated sites, and that oversee clean up appropriate to a site's new end use. Information about these projects is available below:

New York City Voluntary Cleanup Program
Brownfield Educational Video series –Cleaning Up NYC

 
The New York City Charter requires that every ten years, after each decennial census, an independent commission be appointed to redraw Councilmanic District lines to accurately reflect the City's demographics. Each of the 51 Council Districts across the City may increase or decrease in size to accommodate changes in population per the Census.
 
The Mayor and Council leaders appoint the members of the Districting Commission to take on this task.  The Commission works to redraw lines with the data, process, and criteria required by federal law, the 2010 US Census Bureau data, and the New York City Charter.
 
After the Commission is constituted, Commission Members and their staff will begin meeting to review all relevant laws, regulations, and the Census data.  After public hearings and meetings, the Commission will develop a final plan to submit to the City Council and ultimately to the United States Department of Justice in advance of the 2013 elections.
 

 

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