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John Dew
Chairperson

 

Robert Perris
District Manager


Brooklyn Community Board 2 is one of 59 geographically exclusive, independent City agencies that serve as the most local form of representative government. The community board consists of 50 volunteers, supported by a small paid staff. Brooklyn Community District 2 consists of Downtown Brooklyn, the residential and mixed use neighborhoods around it 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.
Read the Chairperson's Message
Read more about Community Board 2
Read more about Community District 2


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New Website
Community Board 2 was pleased to launch its new website in February. The community board is grateful to the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications for hosting the site and its generous production assistance.

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Community Board General Meeting
Community Board 2 held its last general meeting on March 9, 2011. The next general meeting is scheduled for 6:00 pm, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 DeKalb Avenue.
Download the agenda (PDF)
Download a press release listing all general meetings, January-June 2011 (Word)

Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges

Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges
The Department of Transportation has begun concurrent rehabilitation projects on the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. Both will result in lane closures and detours.
Read more about the projects
Read about the Transportation and Public Safety Committee

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park
The first 17 acres of Brooklyn Bridge Park opened in 2010. Additionally, the City has taken full responsibility for the planning, construction, maintenance and operation of the park.
Read more about Brooklyn Bridge Park
Read about the Parks and Recreation Committee

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Boerum Hill Rezoning
The Department of City Planning (DCP) certified an application to rezone approximately 31 blocks of Boerum Hill. Community Board 2 has scheduled a public hearing on the application for April 20, 2011.
Download the public hearing notice
Download the DCP docket description
Download the DCP map
Read more about the pending rezoning
Read about the Land Use Committee

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New and Pending BIDs
The FAB Alliance, a business improvement district (BID) signed into law by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in December 2008, is fully operational. Public review of a proposal to form a BID on Atlantic Avenue began in fall 2010.
Read more
Read about the Economic Development and Job Creation Committee

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Long Island College Hospital
Former Governor David A. Paterson announced on October 14, 2010 an agreement for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to become part of SUNY Downstate.
Read more about LICH
Read about the Health, Environment and Social Services Committee

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Construction Begun on BNYC92
Construction has begun on the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at Building 92, BNYC92. The renovated former Marine Commandant's Residence and newly constructed annex will be an exhibition and visitors center.
Read more about BNYC92
Read about the Youth, Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

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Community Board Budget Cuts
For the first time in several years, the Fiscal Year 2012 Preliminary Budget did not propose cuts to the community boards' budgets.
Read more
Read about the Finance and Personnel Committee
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