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Community Board

Bronx Community Board #11 1741 Colden Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
Phone: 718-892-6262
Web site: http://www.nyc.gov/bxcb11
District Manager: Jeremy Warneke

Elected Officials

Council District #13

James Vacca (Democrat)
3040 East Tremont Ave.
Room 104
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: 718-931-1721
Fax: 718-931-1605
Email: vacca@council.nyc.ny.us
Web site: http://council.nyc.gov/d13/html/members/home.shtml

Congressional District #14

Joseph Crowley (Democrat)
2800 Bruckner Blvd
Suite 201
Bronx, NY 10465
Phone: 718-931-1400
Web site: http://crowley.house.gov/

State Assembly District #80

Mark Gjonaj
1126 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: 718-409-0109
Email: GjonajM@assembly.state.ny.us
Web site: http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=080

State Senate District #34

Jeffrey D. Klein (Democrat)
3612 East Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
Phone: 718-822-2049
Fax: 718-822-2321
Email: jdklein@senate.state.ny.us
Web site: http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/jeffrey-d-klein

Local Information

Fire

Engine 61
1518 Williamsbridge Road 10461

Engine 90, Ladder 41
1843 White Plains Road 10462

Police

49th Precinct
2121 Eastchester Road 10469
718-918-2000

Parks and Playgrounds

Loreto Playground
Morris Park, Tomlinson, Van Nest & Haight Aves

Matthews Playground

Matthews Avenue, Morris Park & Rhinelander Aves

Post Office

Morris Park Station
1807 Williamsbridge Road 10461
718-823-0968

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

Schools: District 11

P.S. 83 Donald Hertz

Other schools in District 11

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. Clare of Assisi School
St. Francis Xavier
Our Savior Lutheran

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

 


http://www.nyc.gov/html/dc/html/maps/maps.shtml

 

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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