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Please be advised that the next general meeting of Bronx Community Board #6 will be held as follows::

DATE: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
LOCATION: The Lorraine Hansberry Academy
(Public School / Middle School 214x)
1970 West Farms Road
(Corner of East Tremont Avenue)
Bronx, New York 10460
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
TIME: 6:30 P.M.

 

Agenda:

 

I. CALL TO ORDER: Ms. Wendy Rodriguez, Board Chair

II. INVOCATION: Rev. Hiram Ratliff

III. COMMUNITY PERIOD

Pursuant to the New York City Charter, a portion of each community board meeting is set aside for the purpose of hearing comments from the general public. Individuals wishing to take advantage of this opportunity are asked to register in advance by completing a speaker’s card that will be available at the meeting’s information and registration table. All speakers are asked to limit their comments to no more than three minutes.

IV. BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S REPORT

V. ELECTED OFFICIALS’ REPORTS

VI. A TOWN HALL MEETING ON THE WEST FARMS RENAISSANCE

Tonight’s Town Hall is on the subject of the Renaissance of the West Farms Community and will consist of brief presentations on major development projects that are either planned, or currently in progress, in Wests Farms. These projects, when taken together, promise to totally transform the West Farms community. The presentations will be followed by a question and answer session.

1) The NYC Department of Design and Construction’s plan to reconstruct and re-align East 177th Street and Devoe Avenue; and upgrade water mains, storm sewers, traffic lights and signals to improve pedestrian safety and vehicular traffic.

Presenter: Joseph Menzer, P.E.,
The RBA Group

Honorable Ritchie Torres, Honorable Maria del Carmen Arroyo, City Council Member, 15th Council District City Council Member, 17th Council District

2) The Bronx River Art Center’s soon-to-open renovated art gallery located at 1087 East Tremont Avenue.

Presenter: Gail Nathan, Executive Director
Bronx River Art Center

3) Phipps Houses’ construction of three 8 to 10 story buildings, totaling 141 apartments, at 1160 Lebanon Street, 1175 East Tremont Avenue, and 1172 East Tremont Ave.

Presenter: Michael Wadman, Vice President
Phipps Houses

4) Plans by Signature Urban Properties to construct 393 units of housing in Bronx community boards 3 and 6, with 14,625 square feet of neighborhood retail space and 30,580 square feet of parking.

Presenter: Gifford Miller, Managing Member,
Signature Urban Properties

5) Best Development Group, LLC’s plans to construct a 14-story, mix use residential building at 1939 West Farms Road.

Presenter: Ronald Schulman, Best Development Group, LLC

6) Comunilife’s development of the El Rio Residence, a senior citizens supportive housing development at 2064 Boston Road.

Presenter: Dr. Rosa Gil, President & CEO
Comunilife Inc.

7) The Bronx Zoo’s proposed “Transportation Facility Project.”

Presenter: Rosemary De Luca, Asst. Director, City/State Affairs Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo

VII. ROLL CALL ATTENDANCE

VIII. ADOPTION OF MOTIONS*

IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS

X. ADJOURNMENT

* SEE BELOW FOR A LIST OF PROPOSED MOTIONS
 

PROPOSED MOTIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
(Motions are subject to change.)

1. A motion to adopt the minutes of Bronx Community Board #6’s meeting of June 11, 2014.
2. Other motions (if any).



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