STATEN ISLAND, NY – Representatives from the city’s Department of Transportation will present the Neighborhood Loading Zone (NLZ) program to a joint Community Board 2 committee on Monday, September 13.
Additionally, the Department of Planning (DCP) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) will introduce the Open Restaurant Text Amendment, which aims to establish a permanent open restaurant program by removing geographic restrictions on location. sidewalk cafes.
The 7:00 p.m. meeting of the Traffic, Transportation and Civil Service Committees will be held virtually.
The NLZ reduces double parking on narrow residential streets by providing curbside space for activities such as deliveries by commercial vehicles, pick-up and return of taxi and car services, and loading and active unloading of personal vehicles, according to the meeting notice. .
NLZ can help reduce conflict between trucks and cyclists, improve bus travel times and better serve all activities that take place on city streets, the board said in its announcement. .
Members of the public wishing to join the meeting should email [email protected] or call the board office at 718-568-3581 for the Zoom link.
Community Council 1
Community Council 1 will be holding a virtual full council meeting on Tuesday, September 14 at 6 p.m.
Those wishing to speak in the public session must register by Monday, September 13 at the latest. To join the Zoom meeting, visit the website Zoom link and use the meeting ID number 864 4546 2266.
Community Council 3
The Parks and Recreation Committee and the Environment Committee of Community Council 3 will meet virtually at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14.
At the meeting, representatives from Gateway National Recreation Area will provide an update on the Great Kills contamination project. Those interested in participating should register by 9:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting by visiting www.nyc.gov/sicb3.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
All community council meetings and committee meetings are open to the public. They provide a great opportunity for residents to learn about events in their neighborhoods and surrounding areas.
Below is more information about the island’s three community councils:
COMMUNITY COUNCIL 1
Arlington – Castleton Corners – Clifton – Concord – Elm Park – Fort Wadsworth – Graniteville – Grymes Hill – Livingston – Mariners Harbor – New Brighton – Port Richmond – Randall Manor – Rosebank – St. George – Shore Acres – Silver Lake – Stapleton – Sunnyside – Tompkinsville – West Brighton – Westerleigh
The district director is Joseph Carroll. The Chairman of the Board of Directors is Nicholas Siclari. The phone number is 718-981-6900.
COMMUNITY COUNCIL 2
Arrochar – Bloomfield – Bulls Head – Chelsea – Dongan Hills – Egbertville – Emerson Hill – Grant City – Grasmere – High Rock – Lighthouse Hill – Midland Beach – New Dorp – New Springville – Oakwood – Ocean Breeze – Old Town – Richmond – South Beach – Todt Hill – Travis.
The phone number is 718-568-3581. Fax number 718-568-3595. The President is Robert J. Collegio, PE The District Director is Debra A. Derrico.
COMMUNITY COUNCIL 3
Annadale – Arden Heights – Bay Terrace – Charleston – Eltingville – Great Kills – Greenridge – Huguenot – New Dorp – Oakwood – Pleasant Plains – Prince’s Bay – Richmond Valley – Richmond – Rossville – Tottenville – Woodrow.
The office phone number is 718-356-7900. The chairman of the board is Frank Morano; the district chief is Charlene Wagner