Community boards of the Bronx

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Map of community districts in the City of New York

Community boards of the Bronx[1] are New York City community boards in the borough of the Bronx, which are the appointed advisory groups of the community districts that advise on land use and zoning, participate in the city budget process, and address service delivery in their district.[2]

Community boards are each composed of up to 50 volunteer members appointed by the Bronx borough president, half from nominations by City Council members representing the community district (i.e., whose council districts cover part of the community district).[3][4] Additionally, all City Council members representing the community district are non-voting, ex officio board members.[4]

The Bronx Borough Board is composed of the borough president, New York City Council members whose districts are part of the borough, and the chairperson of each community board in the Bronx.[5][6][7]

Community Districts[edit]

The Hub, South Bronx
Belmont, West Bronx
Riverdale, West Bronx
Parkchester, East Bronx
City Island, Bronx
Community Districts in the Bronx
Community District
(CD)
Region Area
km2
Pop.
Census
2010
Pop./
km2
NYPD Precinct Neighborhoods & areas Website
Bronx CD 1 South Bronx 7.17 91,497 12,761 40 Melrose, Mott Haven, Port Morris, and The Hub Bx1 website
Bronx CD 2 South Bronx 5.54 52,246 9,792 41 Hunts Point, Longwood Bx2 website
Bronx CD 3 South Bronx 4.07 79,762 19,598 42 Claremont, Concourse Village, Crotona Park, Morrisania Bx3 website
Bronx CD 4 West Bronx 5.28 146,441 27,735 44 Concourse, Highbridge Bx4 website
Bronx CD 5 West Bronx 3.55 128,200 36,145 46 Fordham (split with Bronx Community District 5), Morris Heights, Mount Hope, University Heights, and Fordham Plaza, Bronx Bx5 website
Bronx CD 6 West Bronx 4.01 83,268 20,765 48 Bathgate, Belmont, East Tremont, West Farms Bx6 website
Bronx CD 7 West Bronx 4.84 139,286 28,778 52 Bedford Park, Kingsbridge, Norwood, University Heights, Fordham (split with Bronx Community District 5) Bx7 website
Bronx CD 8 West Bronx 8.83 101,731 11,521 50 Fieldston, Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge Heights, Marble Hill (technically part of NY County), Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil, Van Cortlandt Village Bx8 website
Bronx CD 9 East Bronx 12.41 172,298 13,884 43 Bronx River, Bruckner, Castle Hill, Clason Point, Harding Park, Parkchester, Soundview, Unionport Bx9 website
Bronx CD 10 East Bronx 16.76 120,392 7,183 45 City Island, Co-op City, Locust Point, Pelham Bay (neighborhood), Silver Beach, Throggs Neck, Westchester Square Bx10 website
Bronx CD 11 East Bronx 9.32 113,232[8] 12,149 49 Allerton, Bronxdale, Indian Village, Laconia, Morris Park, Pelham Gardens, Pelham Parkway (neighborhood), Van Nest[9][10] Bx11 website
Bronx CD 12 East Bronx 14.56 152,344 10,463 47 Baychester, Edenwald, Eastchester, Fish Bay, Olinville, Wakefield, Williamsbridge, Woodlawn Bx12 website
The Bronx All 831.39 8,008,278 9,632 40 East Bronx, West Bronx (including the South Bronx) Bronx Community Boards website

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nyc.gov/html/cau/html/cb/bronx.shtml
  2. ^ Berg, Bruce (2007). New York City Politics: Governing Gotham. Rutgers University Press. p. 277. 
  3. ^ "About Community Boards". NYC Mayor's Community Affairs Unit. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 
  4. ^ a b New York City Charter § 2800(a)
  5. ^ New York City Charter § 85(a)
  6. ^ Cruz, David (November 2–22, 2017). "Borough Board to Vote on Jerome Avenue Rezoning Nov. 16" (tabloid) (Volume 30, Number 22). Norwood News. p. 2. 
  7. ^ "Handbook for Community Board Members" (PDF). NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit (CAU). Retrieved 29 November 2017. 
  8. ^ "Bronx Community District 11 Profile". NYC Department of City Planning. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  9. ^ "About CB11". Bronx Community Board 11. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  10. ^ Hu, Winnie. "Bronx Neighborhood Fights for Its Spot on the Map" The New York Times (April 6, 2014)

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