Saturday, March 11, 2017


UPDATE: The meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 22nd, due to the expected blizzard.

Community Board 7 Monthly Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The regular monthly board meetings of Community Board 7 are open to the public. Two Public Comment periods are provided for people who live or work within the borders of Community Board 7 (agenda items 5 and 12).

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 15th, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This is the proposed agenda for the meeting:

1. The Pledge of Allegiance
2. Opening of the meeting
3. Adoption of the agenda
4. Adoption of the Minutes of the Board Meeting of February 15, 2017
5. Public Comment

6. Committee Reports:

   A) Transportation Committee
     1) Presentation by DOT on pedestrian neck downs at 3rd Avenue and 36th Street
     2) Proposed bike lane on 7th Avenue from 15th to 23rd Streets
     3) Update on CB7 Truck Route Study

   B) Executive Committee
     1) Community Board Budget/Finances – Personnel and OTPS
     2) F.Y. 2018 requests for funding from elected officials – proposal idea; updates on 2017 funds
     3) Status on Friends of Brooklyn CB7
     4) Board meeting locations for calendar year 2017 around the district
     5) Website maintenance: UX, Calendar, committee meetings notes/reports and board meeting minutes

   C) Health Committee
     1) Presentation by Donna Mae DePola concerning Resources of Beacon Hope

   D) Education Committee
     1) School Construction Authority updates
     2) Presentation by Include NYC on special education; brief overview of IDEA and FAPE and demystifying D75
     3) NYU/Lutheran Speech Therapy program

   E) Parks Committee
     1) Bush Terminal Piers Parks – Funding opportunities

   F) Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness Issues
     1) Discussion on 49th Street Shelter Operations and Community Advisory Committee with Samaritan Village

7. Elected Officials and Representatives
8. District Manager’s Report
9. Chairperson’s Report
10. Old Business
11. New Business
12. Public Comment
13. Adjournment

Meeting location
Community Board 7 Office
4201 4th Avenue (entrance on 43rd Street)
Sunset Park, Brooklyn
phone: (718) 854-0003
fax: (718) 436-1142
communityboard7 @

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