Friday, January 6, 2017


Community Board 12 General Meeting
Monday, January 23rd, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Community Board 12 members will pay a visit to their Kensington constituency this month when the board holds its monthly general meeting. The agenda has not yet been announced.

The meeting is open to the public. You're encouraged to attend to represent your interests.

The date and time are Monday, January 23rd, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The location is The Kensington, the family shelter at 385 McDonald Avenue, across the street from Foodtown.

If you have any concerns about
  • pedestrian safety,
  • traffic congestion,
  • housing,
  • land use and zoning,
  • construction sites,
  • outdoor lighting,
  • potholes,
  • sanitation,
  • libraries,
  • crime,
  • police presence,
  • graffiti,
  • social services,
  • rodents,
  • trash collection,
  • public litter baskets,
  • street and sidewalk conditions,
  • or other issues that you'd like the community board to address,

arrive at the meeting before 7:00 p.m. to sign up to speak during the public comment period. You'll have three minutes to present your topic.

About Community Board 12
General meetings of Community Board 12 are normally held on the fourth Tuesday of the month, from September through June, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Amico Senior Center in Borough Park.

Every neighborhood in New York City is represented by an all-volunteer community board that serves as that neighborhood's liaison to city agencies. Board members are appointed by the neighborhood's city councilperson and the borough president.

The neighborhoods served by Community Board 12 are Kensington, Borough Park, Dahill, and Midwood.

Community Board 12's committees are

  • Planning, Zoning Variances and City Map,
  • Education, Library, Cultural Affairs,
  • Sanitation & Environmental Protection,
  • Fire, Safety & Police,
  • Health & Social Services,
  • Housing & Buildings,
  • Legislation,
  • Parks, Capital Projects & Site Selection,
  • Transportation & Franchises, and
  • Youth & Community Development.

Meeting location
The Kensington

385 McDonald Avenue
between Albemarle Road and Church Avenue
Kensington, Brooklyn

Contact information for Community Board 12
phone: (718) 851-0800
fax: (718) 851-4140
e-mail: bk12 @

Chairperson: Yidel Perlstein
District Manager: Barry Spitzer