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Croton Filtration Monitoring Committee
(Members are BXCB7, BXCB8, BXCB12)

Meeting held on January 31, 2023
Meeting Recording

Office of Cannabis Management

The New York State Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) was established upon passage of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) in March 2021 to implement a regulatory framework for medical and adult-use cannabis and hemp in the state of New York. This includes, but is not limited to production, licensing, packaging, marketing and the sale of cannabis.

What You Need to Know: Fact Sheet

What Parents, Mentors, and Trusted Adults need to know about Cannabis (Multiple Languages Offered)

Public Health and Safety: Fact Sheet

Due Diligence & Application Process Checklist

Due Diligence and Application Process One Pager

Notification to Municipalities of Adult-Use Retail Dispensary or On-Site Consumption License


Community Boards and local municipalities may relay to the state and/or local enforcement information about activities that may be in violation of the Cannabis Law.

Suspected violations or complaints can be sent to [email protected] 

Whenever possible please include the following information when submitting a complaint:

  • Name of business
  • Time of alleged illicit activity
  • Location of alleged illicit activity
  • Pictures of alleged illicit activity
  • Indicate if there has been previous police contact (i.e., 911 calls)
  • Proximity to sensitive use locations (e.g., school, house of worship)
  • Contact information of the person reporting the alleged illicit activity (i.e., phone number in case there are follow up questions).

6661 Broadway- Proposed Homeless Shelter

The Department of Social Services is proposing to build a homeless shelter for 130 single men at 6661 Broadway. The provider would be African American Planning Commission Inc. Please see below links with important information. If you have any questions or comments please reach out to the Board Office.

BX CB8 DHS Questions and Requests
Shelter Facilities for Homeless Single Adults Open-Ended RFP_EPIN 07119I0001
Q&A Provided by Department of Social Services
Turning the Tide
Chair Spalter’s Testimony at the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCs) Hearing held on November 16th

For more information, please call the Community Board Office.

160 Van Cortlandt Park South

On 3/23/23 the developer Tishman Speyer presented to the BxCB8 Land Use Committee on updates to their project at 160 Van Cortlandt Park South.  Please find the presentation here, and a link to a recording of the meeting here.

The School Construction Authority(SCA) is proposing a 736 seat primary school facility at the former site of Visitation, 160 Van Cortlandt Park South, in the Kingsbridge community.  It is anticipated that the new school will open for student occupancy in September 2027.

The purpose of the proposed project is to provide additional permanent public school capacity to meet the needs identified in the DOE’s Five- Year Capital plan. The proposed new school facility will be a five- story structure and will contain approximately 103, 654 gross square feet, with its main entrance located on Review Place. The school will serve students in the grade levels Pre- Kindergarten through five and special education students enrolled in a District 75 (citywide special education) classrooms.

The SCA has determined that the proposed action described will not have a significant adverse effect on the quality of the environment, and draft impact statement (DEIS) will not be prepared.

Despite no formal or statutory comment period for a Negative Declaration, SCA encourages community input. Please submit comments or questions to [email protected]

School Construction Authority Negative Declaration 

Environmental Assessment Form (EAF)

Together for Kingsbridge/ Armory Updates:


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