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Bronx Community Board 7

Bronx Community District 7
Bronx Community Board 7 office.
Bronx Community Board 7 office.
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
Borough The Bronx
Neighborhoods
Government
 • ChairJean Hill
 • District ManagerIschia Bravo
Area
 • Total1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total141,411
 • Density74,000/sq mi (29,000/km2)
 [1]
Ethnicity
 • Hispanic59.2%
 • African-American20%
 • White10.7%
 • Asian6.4%
 • American Indian or Alaska Native0.3%
 • Others0.8%
ZIP codes
10453, 10458, 10463, 10467, 10468
Area codes718, 347, 646, 917
Police Precinct52nd (website)
Commanding OfficerDeputy Inspector Peter Fiorillo
Websitewww.nyc.gov/bronxcb7
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Bronx Community Board 7 the governing body of Bronx Community District 7, a local government unit of the city of New York. The Community District encompasses the neighborhoods of Bedford Park, Fordham, Jerome Park, Kingsbridge Heights, Norwood, and University Heights. It is delimited by the New York-New Haven Railroad, Webster Avenue, East Fordham Road, Jerome Avenue, and West 183rd Street to the east, Jerome Avenue, West Gun Hill Road, Goulden Avenue, Kingsbridge Road, West 225th Street, and the Harlem River to the west, West Gun Hill Road, Jerome Avenue, Bainbridge Avenue, and East 211th Street to the north and Hall of Fame Terrace to the south.

Board responsibilities

The Chairperson of each Community Board is a member of a board known as the Borough Board. Each New York City Borough has its own Board, composed of the Board's Borough President, all of the New York City Council members from that Borough, and all of the Community Board Chairpersons. These Borough Boards are responsible for:

  • Community Board and city agency matters relating to the welfare of the borough and its residents; holding or conducting public hearings at its discretion;
  • Assisting agencies that deliver services within the borough to prepare and review service statements; preparing and planning for the physical growth, improvement and development of the borough;
  • Reviewing and making recommendations with respect to applications and proposals of public agencies and private entities for the use, development or improvement of land located in more than one district; mediating disputes and conflicts arising among two or more Community Boards in the borough;
  • Submitting a comprehensive statement of the expense and capital budget priorities and needs of the borough; keeping a public record of its activities and transactions, including minutes of the meetings, and to make these records available to elected officials upon request and for reasonable public inspection.
Bronx CB7 Chairs Term Duration
Jean Hill 2018
Adaline Walker Santiago 2010 2017
Gregory W. Faulkner 2010 2007
Paul Foster 2007 2002
Nora Feury 2002 1990

Demographics

As of the United States 2000 Census, the Community District has a population of 141,411, up from 128,588 in 1990 and 116,825 in 1980. Of them, 83,750 (59.2%) are of Hispanic origin, 28,277 (20%) are Black, non-Hispanic, 15,164 (10.7%) are White, non-Hispanic, 9,114 (6.4%) are Asian or Pacific Islander, 383 (0.3%) American Indian or Alaska Native, 1,080 (0.8%) are some other race (non-Hispanic), and 3,643 (2.6%) of two or more races (non-Hispanic).

References

  1. ^ a b c "bx7_profile.pdf" (PDF). docs.google.com. NYC Department of Planning. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  2. ^ "NYC Planning Community Profiles". communityprofiles.planning.nyc.gov. Retrieved 16 April 2018.

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