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View presentations from recent community meetings.

Past Community Meetings 

Phase 3 Construction Logistics Meeting

On Thursday, October 30th, we joined Skanska and EDC in presenting construction logistics for Phase 3 (Beach 108th - B126th Streets) of the Rockaway Boardwalk reconstruction. View a copy of the presentation.

Phase 4B Community Meeting

On Tuesday, October 28, we joined EDC and Skanska in presenting construction logistics for Phase 4B (Beach 60th - Beach 73rd Streets) of the Rockaway Boardwalk reconstruction, as well as the revised access plan for the section, to the Phase 4B community. View a copy of the Phase 4B Construction Logistics presentation and the Phase 4 Access Update presentation.

Phase 5 Public Meeting

On Thursday, October 23, we joined EDC in presenting revised access plans to the Phase 5 community. View a copy of the presentation.

Rockaway Beach Community Board 14 Parks Committee

On Wednesday, October 1, we presented plans for Phases 3, 4, and 5 and gave a brief introductory overview of Phase 6. View a copy of the presentation.

Rockaway Civic Association Design Update

On Thursday, September 18, we joined EDC in presenting a revised design for access in the Phase 3 area, from Beach 108th Street to Beach 126th Street. View a copy of the presentation [PDF].

Rockaway Beach Design Update for Community Board 14

On Tuesday, September 9, we presented a design update to the full board of Community Board 14 on custom beachside seating, landside planters, and bike lane markings. View a copy of the presentation [PDF].

Boardwalk Design Presentation for the Rockaway Civic Association

On Thursday, August 14, 2014, we presented the Phase 3 preliminary boardwalk design to the Rockaway Civic Association. View a copy of the presentation.

Boardwalk Furniture Design Presentation for the Community Board 14 Parks Committee 

On Monday, August 4, 2014, we presented updates on options for boardwalk furniture.View a copy of the presentation.

Boardwalk Design Presentation for the Community Board 14 Parks Committee 

On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, EDC presented updates to the boardwalk design since the last community board presentation in January, as well as the latest construction schedule. View a copy of the presentation.

Rockaway Boardwalk Construction Meeting

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, construction logistics and proposed access points for the first (Beach 86th to Beach 97th Street) and second (Beach 97th to Beach 107th) phases of construction were presented. View a copy of the presentation.

Community Board 14 Boardwalk Design Presentation 

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, we presented the design renderings for our first phase of boardwalk reconstruction, projected construction start and completion dates, and information on access points and workforce opportunities. The design presented received unanimous approval from the Community Board. View a copy of the presentation

Community Board 14 Boardwalk Reconstruction Presentation 

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, we presented the results of pile testing, information on project phasing and projected construction start dates, and preliminary design renderings. View a copy of the presentation.

Community Board 14 Parks Committee Meeting

On Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, we presented findings from public meetings and a draft schematic design for the boardwalk. View a copy of the presentation.

Rockaway Conceptual Plan Meeting

On Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, Parks held a community discussion  at the Scholar's Academy to discuss peninsula-wide recreation, ecology and open space access. On Thursday, December 5, Parks staff presented a Rockaway conceptual plan for additional community feedback. View a copy of the presentation.

Community Boardwalk Design Meeting

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, Parks staff held a community boardwalk design meeting at the Scholars' Academy. Topics of discussion included boardwalk access, furnishings, and concrete finishes. View a copy of the presentation.

Community Board 14 Boardwalk Reconstruction Presentation

On Oct. 8, 2013, we presented plans for an elevated concrete boardwalk with an integrated concrete baffle wall, and elevated and stabilized storm berm, incorporating community suggestions in the boardwalk design and protective measures.  View a copy of the presentation.

Community Visioning Meetings

On Sept. 23-25, 2013, Parks staff and consultants held targeted community visioning meetings across the Rockaway peninsula to receive input and provide an opportunity for the public to speak directly to engineers, architects and landscape architects working on the second phase of Rockaway reconstruction. The community was invited to participate in three focus groups dedicated to coastal protection, boardwalk aesthetics and access, and recreation.

View the introductory powerpoint presentation shown at these sessions, as well as a listing of consolidated results.

Parks Committee Meeting

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, NYC Parks joined the NYC Economic Development Corporation to discuss the second phase of reconstruction at Community Board 14’s Parks Committee meeting. View a copy of the presentation.

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