Archive for the ‘Parks Committee’ Category

Gateway to the South Bronx – Pollution

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 Posted in Bronx Point, Committees, Communications Work, Define the Issues, EDC, Educational Environmentalists, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Lower Concourse North, mill pond park, NYC Parks Department, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, sustainable parks, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Gateway to the South Bronx – Pollution

This video, created by Gregory Ginsburg, is an eye opener for what is needed - green-open space-parkland to breathe clean air and relax in a quiet environment. Not more density! https://drive.google.com/a/bxscience.edu/file/d/1oRLlbF6mEi6BlIqDJ0o_3kn1e2ZN0z48/view?usp=drive_web  

Comments on the Preliminary Budget FY 19 by Bronx Residents

Monday, April 9th, 2018 Posted in Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, Communications Committee Work, Communications Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, NYC Parks Department, Parks Committee, sustainable parks, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee | Comments Off on Comments on the Preliminary Budget FY 19 by Bronx Residents

April 9, 2018 New York City Council Committee on Parks and Recreation, by email Dear Council Members Gibson and Grodenchik, Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Budget Hearing for the Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks).  As you probably remember, ...

What does BCEQ do anyhow?

Monday, April 9th, 2018 Posted in Board Meetings, Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, Parks Committee, Projects, sustainable parks, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on What does BCEQ do anyhow?

What to know what the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) is?  Now’s your chance!  On Wednesday, April 11, they will hold an Environmental Conference that is open to the public.   Once a year, they hold a membership meeting.  In ...

2018 Membership Meeting & Environmental Conference

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 Posted in Board Meetings, Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, ByLaws, Communications Committee Work, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, mill pond park, NYC Parks Department, Parks Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, sustainable parks, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on 2018 Membership Meeting & Environmental Conference

Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) 17th Annual Environmental Conference & 47th Annual Membership Meeting Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 4 to 7 pm Manhattan College Leo Engineering 3825 Corlear Avenue at 238th St, Bronx, NY 10463 Part I - Auditorium BCEQ Annual Meeting and Board Class Elections Van Cortlandt Park Lake ...

We can Fix That by Charles McKinney

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 Posted in Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, Front Page News, NYC Parks Department, Parks Committee, sustainable parks | Comments Off on We can Fix That by Charles McKinney

http://bronxspeakup.org/we-can-fix-that/

FY19 Preliminary Budget 4 Parks

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 Posted in Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, Front Page News, NYC Parks Department, Parks Committee, sustainable parks | Comments Off on FY19 Preliminary Budget 4 Parks

Here is a Pie Graph from the Budget Documents - ANYBODY SEE PARKS HERE? [caption id="attachment_3027" align="alignnone" width="341"] Pie Chart of Where each Dollar from your taxes go[/caption] Tuesday March 27, 2018, there will be a budget hearing on Parks and Recreation. ...

BCEQ’s Map for Clean Rivers, Lake and Streams

Monday, January 15th, 2018 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Parks Committee, Project Green, Resiliency and Sustainability, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ’s Map for Clean Rivers, Lake and Streams

Find a copy of our list of comments Long term control plan for the Bronx Harlem Hudson River Jan 2018 FINAL

BCEQ Bylaws and Conflict of Interest

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 Posted in Board Meetings, ByLaws, Committees, Communications Committee Work, Communications Work, Education, Membership Committee, Parks Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Bylaws and Conflict of Interest

Below are the current By-Laws and Conflict of Interest documents: BCEQ By-Laws _Final_ 9.9.14

Stories about Lower Concourse North Gentrification aka Pier 5

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Water Committee | Comments Off on Stories about Lower Concourse North Gentrification aka Pier 5

De Blasio Housing Plan Seeks Land Promised as Yankees Replacement Park City Hall says expansion of Bronx green space was never a formal commitment by PATRICK ARDEN SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 A decade has passed since the city demolished more than 25 acres of South Bronx ...

Parks Department Surrenders Pier 5 to Small Business without NYC Council Approval

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 Posted in Calendared Items, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Lower Concourse North, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Water Committee | Comments Off on Parks Department Surrenders Pier 5 to Small Business without NYC Council Approval

Parks FAQ What is a park?  A park is a place under the jurisdiction of the Parks Commissioner. Does mapped parkland define a park?  Mapped parkland does not necessarily mean the property is a park.  Pier 5 was under the supervision of ...

2017 July 15 City of Water Day at Mill Pond Park

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 Posted in Calendared Items, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Water Committee | Comments Off on 2017 July 15 City of Water Day at Mill Pond Park

Harlem River City of Water Day – Sat., July 15, 2017 The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality invites you to Celebrate the City of Water Bronx Anchor Site Noon to 4 PM Mill Pond Park on the waterfront across from the Gateway ...

BCEQ Comments on the Mayor’s proposal to take Pier 5

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 Posted in Communications Work, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Comments on the Mayor’s proposal to take Pier 5

Below find our comments and attachment. The attachment is the Freedom of Information Requests we had to make to get the truth from the administration. They really pulled it out of the hands of the people. Only one developer is interested. Using parkland ...

Reliving the 2003 Alienation of Van Cortlandt Park

Sunday, June 25th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee | Comments Off on Reliving the 2003 Alienation of Van Cortlandt Park

Almost 14 years ago, we were battling the taking of parkland in Van Cortlandt Park. This was the continuing fight started in the late 1980's with the Jerome Park Reservoir. Although time has passed, little else has .......except there has ...

BCEQ holds 2 HEP Workshops during City of Water Week

Monday, June 6th, 2016 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ holds 2 HEP Workshops during City of Water Week

PLEASE REGISTER /RSVP Bronx Council for Environmental Quality announces two Harbor Estuary Meetings during City of Water Week – July 12 evening and July 13 mid-day The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality’s East Bronx Coastal Working Group and the New York City ...

BCEQ Support Letters 2014-15

Saturday, August 1st, 2015 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Support Letters 2014-15

From most recent: BCEQ LOS HRCR 121515a BCEQ_LOS FVCP DEC 121415 BCEQ assessment support letter 121415 BCEQ_LOS NJIT Brownfield EPA 120415 BCEQ_LOS Parks SmEPA 111715 BCEQ_LOS FVCP SmEPA 111715 BCEQ_LOS WQIP 072915 BCEQ_LOS LWRP DPR 072215 final BCEQ_LOS FVCP HE 060115 EPA EE 2013 WI partner letter-for BCEQ 012715 BCEQ_LOS NYSDEC ...

Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Posted in Communications Work, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

NYC Parks is currently planning to reopen the High Bridge on July 25th, 2015!  They are looking for the community to get involved by planning events to Celebrate the High Bridge throughout the year. You can organize an event or activity ...

2015 Bronx Parks Speakup on 2/28 from 11am – 5pm

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on 2015 Bronx Parks Speakup on 2/28 from 11am – 5pm

10.08 BCEQ Mini Water Conference & BCPGS Fall Event, 6:30 pm RCSP

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on 10.08 BCEQ Mini Water Conference & BCPGS Fall Event, 6:30 pm RCSP

Join the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality and the Bronx Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces for a Mini Water Conference at Roberto Clemente State Park on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Presentations topics include: Mini Water Conference BCEQ BCEQ's Harlem River ...

2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Parks Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on 2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Excerpts from the draft report, there has been no hearings scheduled since June 2013.  Presented below is only the Bronx notes.  To read the full report, including the notes on the Bronx, please find the link below.  Special thanks to ...

Wed. Jan. 29 Bronx Parks 125 Part 4: The Planning of The Bronx Through Parks

Friday, January 24th, 2014 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Wed. Jan. 29 Bronx Parks 125 Part 4: The Planning of The Bronx Through Parks

Bronx Parks 125-Part 4-ASLA-Pratt-APA-Jan 29 2014 (2) Part 4: The Planning of The Bronx Through Parks 125 Years of Bronx Parks: A Four-Part Lecture Series In honor of the creation of the Bronx Parks system Join us for the fourth part of this dynamic ...