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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
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.
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
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
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
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*
* SEE BELOW FOR A LIST OF PROPOSED MOTIONS
PROPOSED MOTIONS FOR SEPTEMBER
(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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