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Managing Librarian: Rachel Tiemann
Brooklyn Community Board 2 is one of 59 geographically exclusive, independent City agencies that serve as the most local form of representative government in New York City. The community board consists of up to 50 non-salaried members, organized in committees and led by elected officers. The board is supported by a small paid staff. Brooklyn Community District 2 consists of Downtown Brooklyn, the residential and mixed-use neighborhoods around it, including Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Clinton Hill. Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, Farragut, Fort Greene, Fulton Ferry Landing, Vinegar Hill and Wallabout, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Community boards are responsible principally for local review of land use and other applications, budget allocations, and municipal service delivery.
Questions have come in to the BHA office lately asking about the best response to homeless individuals in the neighborhood, promenade, and parks. We have been told by our local police precinct and City officials that residents can and should report someone who may need help to 311.
When you log a call to 311 or use the app on your phone or computer, it triggers a response from the City’s mobile outreach team who are required to be on site within an hour of the report to offer assistance and services to the individual(s) in question.
The Department of Sanitation oversees
Alternate Street Parking Calendar 2023 https://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/asp-calendar-2023.pdf
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is responsible for protecting New York City’s architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and sites by granting them landmark or historic district status, and regulating them after designation.For general information, call the Public Information Officer at 212-669-7817 or the front desk at 212-669-7855 or complete this web form.
The 84th Precinct encompasses four distinct residential areas within northwestern Brooklyn: Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Vinegar Hill, and the Farragut Houses. It also serves a varied business community, including the Fulton Street Mall, Atlantic Avenue, Montague Street, and MetroTech.
Community Council President: Mark Gelbs. Community Council meetings typically take place on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office, 209 Joralemon Street.
To keep the BHA informed about any criminal activity (after you’ve reported it to the police), security concerns, or other safety issues, you can call us at (718) 858-9193 or send us an email.