Saturday, December 15, 2018


Community Board 7 Public Meeting
Wednesday, December 19th, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The regular monthly board meeting of Community Board 7 will be held on Wednesday, December 19th, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Board meetings are open to the public.

The following is the proposed agenda:

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 November 14, 2018

5. Public Comment

6. Committee Reports:

A) Ability & Access/Parks Joint Committee (No Vote Required)

1) Updates and announcements

2) Presentation from Adapt Ability – new non-profit dedicated to creating custom made bicycles for children with disabilities

3) Presentation from NYC Parks and Recreation on accessible recreational activities and opportunities

B) Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness Issues (No Vote Required)

1) Discussion with Councilman Menchaca and Congresswoman Velazquez’ Office

2) Call to Action

3) Homelessness Committee ongoing business

C) Economic Development/Waterfront Committee (No Vote Required)

1) Presentation of the Section 197a in the NYC Charter

2) Review of the CB7 197-a Plan

D) Education/Youth Committee (No Vote Required)

   1) Youth Recognition Award

   2) Joint Youth Resource Fair with CB6 Youth/Education/Human Services Committee

E) Membership & Attendance Committee

   1) Review the attendance record for the following board members: Ms. Gladys Bruno, Mr. Daniel Pol, and Mr. Samuel Sierra

   2) Discussion on a board member’s complaint about another board member.

F) Personnel/Internal Budget Committee (No Vote Required)

   1) Internal budget updates and discussion

   2) Personnel updates and discussion

   3) Next steps   

G) Public Safety Committee (No Vote Required)

   1) Mail theft in CB7

   2) NYPD enforcement around homeless shelters

   3) Rise in violent crime in CB7 District

H) Sanitation & Environment Committee (No Vote Required)

1) Presentation by DEP on their Green Infrastructure Grant Program

7. Elected Officials Representatives

8. District Manager’s Report

9. Chairperson’s Report

10. Old Business

11. New Business

12. Public Comment

13. Adjournment

Community Board 7 Office
4201 4th Avenue
entrance on 43rd Street
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

phone: (718) 854-0003
fax: (718) 436-1142
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