Harlem River Working Group NPS Application filed

July 31st, 2009 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee


The completed application mailed to the National Park Service (NPS) requested the following help:
Organizational Development – the group needs assistance in identifying new stakeholders and in determining the most efficient organizational structure for the group to carry out its work.

Planning assistance – the group will benefit from Rivers & Trails staff knowledge and expertise facilitating the public planning process and consensus building approach to inform planning decisions

Resource Acquisition – the group needs assistance in identifying financial and agency resources that will enable the group to grow and increase its capacity to complete on-the-ground improvements identified through the planning process.

Below is the application and appendix (including two maps). Letters of support were sent separately and are posted for your interest. Thank you to all who helped out. It is not too late to add letters of support — please let us know by sending to harlemriver@bceq.org

This was the application sent to the National Park Service:
HarlemRiver09NPSGrant_072809 final

Answer to Question 3 – HRWG Participants
Question_3_-_Participants_HRWG final

Answer to Question 4 – Other Projects along the Harlem River
Question_4_Other_sources final

A second MAP
Harlem River Restoration MAP 072909

LETTERS OF SUPPORT HR Support Letters 1-16
1. Congressman José E. Serrano
2. Congressman Eliot L. Engel
3. NYS Governor’s Deputy Secretary of the Environment Judith Enck
4. Public School 126
5. Alianza Dominicana
6. Asociación de Provincias Domincanas
7. Bronx Council for Environmental Quality
8. Friends of Brook Park
9. Bronx Community Board 4
10. Bridge Builders CPI
11. Human Services Consortium of East Harlem
12. Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation
13. Fort Independence Park Neighborhood Association
14. Councilmember Helen Diane Foster
15. Friends of the Woods
16. Friends of Van Cortlandt Park

HR Support Letters 17-35
17. Assemblywoman Vanessa Gibbons
18. Highbridge Community Development Corporation
19. Hilary Hinds Kitasei, Henry Hudson Parkway Task Force, former Project Manager HRBOA
20. The Highbridge Coalition
21. Bronx Community College Center for Sustainable Energy
22. Manhattan College President
23. Mosholu Preservation Corporation, an affiliate of Montefiore Medical Center
24. Partnerships for Parks
25. New York Council of Malians
26. Council Member Oliver Koppell
27. CES 73X
28. PS 114
29. Rocking the Boat
30. Samaritan Village
31. Senator José Serrano
32. Sustainable South Bronx
33. The Point
34. The Trust for the Public Land
35. Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy

HR Support Letters 36-39

36. The Gaia Institute
37. Council Member Foster
38. Serving Our Youth
39. Borough President Rueben Diaz, Jr.

This just in:
40. Harlem River Community Rowing HR Community Rowing LOS7.31.2009

41. Highbridge Community Life Center HCLC NPS LOS HRWG July2009

42. Bronx Community Board 8 CB8 HRWG LOS NPS 080309

43. Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance MWA LOS HRWG 080709

44. US Senator Charles Schumer Schumer NPS letter 080509

45. US Senator Kristen Gillbrand HRWG Gillbrand 0909

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