The Official Site of Businesses of Arthur Avenue Known As LITTLE ITALY IN THE BRONX ™

About Us

Belmont District Management Association INC. (BDMA) is a designated New York City Business Improvement District. A Business Improvement District (BID) is defined as:

“… a formal organization made up of property owners and commercial tenants who are dedicated to promoting business development and improving an area’s quality of life. BID’s deliver supplemental services such as sanitation and maintenance, public safety and visitor services, marketing and promotional programs, capital improvements, and beautification for the area – all funded by a special assessment paid by property owners within the district.”

Mission Statement

The mission of the Belmont Business Improvement District is to promote and expand the economic well being of the business community, and the community at large, by promotion of the “Little Italy in the Bronx” brand, our strong ethnic heritage and leadership in the culinary marketplace, and by leveraging the mercantile, social, political and cultural assets within and around our community.

Annual Report

The Belmont BID’s most recent Annual Report that is submitted to the Department of Small Business Services can be found here.

Financial Performance

To promote transparency,  our audited financial statements are made publicly available. Audited financial statements can be found here.

Supplemental Services

  • Public Safety Services

The Belmont BID employs private licensed security guards to patrol the district, address safety and security incidents, and provide information to visitors. They also work with the NYPD to keep the neighborhood safe, and maintain quality-of-life with city partners.

  • Sanitation Services

The Belmont BID employs private sanitation workers to make sure the districts streets and sidewalks are clean. Duties include street sweeping and bagging, snow and ice removal, weed trimming, and leaf blowing.

  • Marketing Services

The Belmont BID employs a strategic communications and public relations agency to support our advertising and promotional efforts. We encourage business owners to share noteworthy stories and new business practices for potential coverage.

Board of Directors

Peter Madonia – Chairman
Richard Liberatore – Vice-Chairman
Frank Franz – Treasurer
Celeste Calabro – Secretary
Anthony Artuso
Ralph Balancio
Joseph Clarke
John Colangelo
Scott Frankland
David Rose
Edward Teitel

Hon. Bill de Blasio, Mayor of the City of New York. Represented by Angelos Kontos, NYC Department of Small Business Services
Hon. Scott Stringer, Comptroller of the City of New York. Represented by Katrina Asante, Office of NYC Comptroller
Hon. Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx Borough President.Represented by Rafael Roger, Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation
Hon. Oswald Feliz, New York City Council Member. Represented by Theona Reets, Office of New York City Council Member

Employees

Alyssa Tucker – Executive Director

Belmont District Management Association Inc. Office Location

2396 Arthur Avenue Bronx, NY 10458

Office Number: 718-BX-ITALY (294-8259) Fax Number: 718-971-9682

Belmont District Management Association Inc. Mailing Address

P.O. Box 580-203 Mt. Carmel Station Bronx, NY 10458