Bronx Community Board 12

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Bronx Community District 12
Community District
Community District 12 highlighted within The Bronx
Community District 12 highlighted within The Bronx
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
Borough The Bronx
Neighborhoods
Government
 • ChairWilliam Hall
 • District ManagerGeorge Torres
Area
 • Total5.6 sq mi (15 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total149,077
 • Density27,000/sq mi (10,000/km2)
 [1]
Ethnicity
 • Hispanic18.5%
 • African-American65.9%
 • White10%
 • American Indian or Alaska Native0.2%
 • Others0.3%
ZIP codes10460, 10466, 10467, 10469, 10470, 10475
Area code(s)718, 347, 929, and 917
Police Precinct47th (website)
Commanding OfficerDeputy Inspector Erik Hernandez
Websitewww1.nyc.gov/site/bronxcb12/index.page
[2] [1]

Bronx Community Board 12 is a local government unit of the New York City borough of the Bronx, encompassing the neighborhoods of Edenwald, Wakefield, Williamsbridge, Woodlawn, Fish Bay, Eastchester, Olinville and Baychester.

It is delimited by Van Cortlandt Park East and Jerome Avenue to the west, Adee Avenue and Gun Hill Road East to the south, the New England Thruway to the east and the Westchester County border to the north.

Bronx Community Board 12 office

Community board staff and membership[edit]

The current chairperson of the Bronx Community board 12 is William Hall. Its District Manager is George Torres.

The City Council members representing the community district are non-voting, ex officio board members.[3] The council members and their council districts are:[4]

Demographics[edit]

The board has a population of 149,077 and is 10% White or Caucasian, 65.9% Black or African American. 15.3% Asian or Pacific Islander, 0.2% American Indian and Alaska Native Nonhispanic 0.7% of other races 3.0% of mixed race and 18.5% Hispanic.

Board Meetings[edit]

The Bronx Community 12 Board typically meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:30pm at the Town Hall, 4101 White Plains Road, Bronx, New York 10466. Meeting times can be viewed on the official website; citizens can contact the office directly to learn about upcoming meetings that have not been updated to the website.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "bx12_profile.pdf" (PDF). docs.google.com. NYC Department of Planning. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  2. ^ "NYC Planning | Community Profiles". communityprofiles.planning.nyc.gov. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  3. ^ New York City Charter § 2800(a)
  4. ^ "Elected Officials - Bronx Community Board 9". www1.nyc.gov. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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