Monthly Archives: September 2018

MBCG Meeting – Wednesday, September 26, 2018

SUMMER’S OFFICIALLY OVER!!! 

AND THAT MEANS CATCHING UP ON EVENTS FROM LAST JUNE

                            THE NEXT MANHATTAN BEACH COMMUNITY GROUP MEETING WILL BE ON

                                                WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 7:30 PM AT  P.S. 195

You may have been on vacation, but we have been working and we will tell you about the good and the perhaps, not so good.In addition to catching up on our summer’s events, our Guest Speaker:  Officer Giovanni Cucuzza, Crime Prevention Officer from the 61st Precinct, will give us a run-down on Property Theft and How Scammers Can Easily “get you!”  You may think you can skip this presentation…that you will never be “scammed”….but you may want to consider that thought again….

We will also brief you on the Wednesday evening Army Corps of Engineers meeting as it relates to protection from future hurricanes … our impressions of the meeting and what we should consider for the future of our community.

As always, we welcome your comments…old and new business.  Everyone is welcome…Light refreshments.

IMPORTANT EVENT FOR ALL WATERFRONT COMMUNITIES

The Manhattan Beach Community Group has asked our elected representatives why community representatives were not invited to previous meetings regarding saving all of us from another weather event.  The message below from Councilman Deutsch is more than welcome and we understand that other elected representatives are also sponsoring the event noted below..

THIS MIGHT BE YOUR ONLY OPPORTUNITY TO HEAR WHAT IS BEING PLANNED FOR ALL WATERFRONT COMMUNITIES—-YOU SHOULD NOT MISS IT!!! 

On behalf of Council Member Chaim Deutsch, you are cordially invited to join a scoping meeting for the New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study, hosted by the US Army Corps of Engineers, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and City of New York, scheduled for Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00PM at the New York Aquarium, Surf Avenue and West 8th Street, Brooklyn, New York. 

This study is examining coastal storm risk management alternatives to address flood risk in the New York-New Jersey Harbor and the Hudson River to Troy, New York. The goal of this study is to make a specific recommendation for the management of coastal storm risk. A project website with the information presented at scoping meetings earlier this summer can be found at http://www.nan.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Projects-in-New-York/New-York-New-Jersey-Harbor-Tributaries-Focus-Area-Feasibility-Study/.  

You may submit comments and questions via email to 
NYNJHarbor.TribStudy@usace.army.mil or mail to Nancy J. Brighton, Chief, Watershed Section, Environmental Analysis Branch, Planning Division, US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York 10278.

The public comment period is being extended to November 5, 2018. An additional meeting is being considered for early October in Westchester County, New York.

Please feel free to forward this invitation to other interested parties or share to your website. 

Incident at the MB Park Playground

There has been an incident at the Manhattan Beach Park Playground at Falmouth Street.  Swastikas were drawn on the ground.  These horrid actions should never happen and those responsible should be apprehended.   IF YOU SAW SOMETHING OR KNOW SOMETHING PLEASE CALL THE 61 PRECINCT…see below.