Where individuals are granted an opportunity to voice their concerns.


The City of New York is divided into fifty-nine geographic community districts, served by a local rep. body known as a Community Board. Each Community Board is composed of up to fifty unsalaried individuals who either live in or have an interest in the community, selected to serve on the board by the Borough President or local City Council representatives.

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Community Board No. 8 represents North Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Weeksville.

We are bounded on the North by Atlantic Avenue (even numbers), on the South by Eastern Parkway (odd numbers). On the East by Ralph Avenue (even numbers), on the West by Flatbush Avenue (odd numbers).
Community Board Responsibilities

Land Use and Zoning
All Community Boards, regardless of their geographic location, are involved with land use and zoning issues. We participate in the application process of individuals who wish to acquire, manage, or significantly change the status use of any city-owned property, or change the zoning status of privately owned property within the District.
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City Budget
The City Charter mandates that Community Boards participate in the budget process for the City of New York.
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District Level
The District Manager and Committee Chairpersons meet with the City's agency's local representatives to discuss the needs of the district, status of service delivery, and resources needed to improve services rendered.

Borough Level
The Community Board meets with Agency Commissioners to discuss budget requests and needs and priorities of the district in an attempt to provide the services
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Service Delivery
We are involved with many issues facing residents within our district, such as housing complaints against landlords, street defect complaints, water complaints, and other issues concerning the quality of life.

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Community Board Meetings
Community Board No. 8's general meetings for the next ten (10) months. We encourage your participation.

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Get Involved
There are several things you can do to get more involved in CB #8:

1.Report a complaint or request for service by contacting the District Office.

2. Attend meetings of the Community Board and ask to be put on the mailing list to get meeting notices.

3. Apply to become a Community Board Member. You can do so either by picking up an application at the Community Board's Office, contacting the Brooklyn Borough President's Office at 718-802-3700, or by contacting your local Council Member.

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Community Board 8
1291 St. Marks Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Tel: (718) 467-5574
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