CB General Meeting Notice

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DATE: Thursday, June 9, 2016
PLACE: Weeksville Heritage Center
158 Buffalo Avenue (between Bergen Street and St. Marks Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY  11213
TIME: 7:00 PM

1. Meeting Call to order/Roll Call
2. Acceptance of Minutes
3. Elected Officials/Public Comments/Announcements
4. Mr. David Schmid, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner of External Affairs from the NYC Office of Emergency Management, will make a presentation on emergency preparedness
5. Ms. Sylvia Ancrum will make a presentation on the Civilian Complaint Review Board
6. Action Items:

  • Housing/ULURP Committee
  • Parks Committee
  • SLA and Sidewalk Café Review Committee

7. Report from the following committees:

  • Economic Development
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Health
  • Public Safety
  • Seniors
  • Transportation
  • Youth & Education

8. Old Business/New Business
9. Adjournment

Please note:  The order of agenda items are subject to change.

CB 8 Meeting Notice – May 2016

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~ MEETING NOTICE~

DATE: Thursday, May 12, 2016
PLACE: Union United Methodist Church
121 New York Avenue (corner of Bergen Street)
Brooklyn, NY  11216 (LOCATION CHANGE)
TIME: 7:00 PM

1. Meeting Call to order/Roll Call
2. Acceptance of Minutes
3. Elected Officials/Public Comments/Announcements
4. Ms. Elizabeth Canela for Forest City Ratner Companies will speak on the affordable housing lottery for 461 Dean Street
5. Action Items:

  • Housing/ULURP Committee
  • SLA and Sidewalk Café Review Committee

6. Report from the following committees:

  • Economic Development
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Health
  • Parks
  • Public Safety
  • Seniors
  • Transportation
  • Youth & Education

7. Old Business/New Business
8. Adjournment

            Please note:  The order of agenda items are subject to change.

CB8 GENERAL MEETING NOTICE

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DATE: Thursday, April 14, 2016
PLACE: 1000 Dean Street (between Franklin and Classon Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY  11238
TIME: 7:00 PM

1. Welcome & Meeting call to order
2. Roll Call
3. Acceptance of Minutes
4. Correspondence
5. Acknowledgement of Elected Officials and Elected Official Representatives
6. Ms. Zehra Kuz from Pratt Institute will give an update on the Institute’s findings regarding the watershed with regard to climate change
7. Ms. Marlies Talay from the Crown Heights Mediation Center will make a presentation on Legal Hand
8. Mr. Kevin Xeureb from NY Presbyterian Burn Center will make a presentation
9. Hearing to remove Ms. Opel Richards  according to CB8’s By-Laws (Section 5.5c)
10. Action Items from the following Committees:

  • Housing/ULURP
  • Parks
  • SLA & Sidewalk Café Review

11. Report of Committees:

  • Economic Development
  • Education and Youth
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Health
  • Public Safety
  • Seniors
  • Transportation

12. Old Business/New Business
13. Public Comments/Announcements
14. Adjournment

 

 

 Please note:  The order of agenda items are subject to change.

February, 2016

Elected officials or representatives present:

  • Matthew Pitt from Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo’s office
  • Evette Lopez from Assemblyman Walter Moseley’s office

E-cycling

Frank proposes reaching out to Friends of Crown Heights to ask if they would be a local pick-up/drop-off spot for electronics to be taken to Best Buy for e-cycling.

Affordable Housing Applications for 461 Dean Street

Information on how to apply is on our website.

Reminders

  • Our finances are always available for request.
  • We have money to fund or sponsor projects in the community.

Updates and Reminders from Laurie Cumbo’s office

  • 2nd Annual Shirley Chisolm Women of Excellence Awards – 6PM on 3/18/16 at Borough Hall. People can RSVP at 718-284-4700 or hamilton@nysenate.gov
  • Celebration of African American History – Saturday, February 27 from 12pm – 4pm
  • Mobile Care Clinic at 250 Kingston Ave – Thursday, March 31st from 9:00am – 4:30pm
  • Trailblazers Event at Medgar Evers College (1638 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor) – Thursday, February 25th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Two Bills Passed This Year – Intro 952 and Intro 49

Updates and Reminders from Walter Moseley’s office

  • Job Fair
  • State of the District – 6pm to 8pm Monday, February 22nd at St. Joseph’s College
  • Black History Month Event – Film Screening on Monday, February 29th from 6pm-8pm at the Brooklyn Public Library
  • Black History Month Essay Contest – Top writer will be awarded at film screening
  • Student Cabinet – last Friday of each month for high school students.
  • Seniors 60 and Over looking for assistance can call 718-596-0100

Updates from Rusty Zimmerman on the Free Portrait Project

  • Thank You to Crow Hill for sponsoring event at Local Bell’s
  • Next event this Thursday at Happy Lucky #1 Art Gallery from 8pm-11pm
  • Another event will take place on Thursday, March 17th at Berg’n Beer Hall from 5pm to 8pm
  • Will be exhibiting at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum starting in March
  • Partnering with Weeksville Heritage Society on an Oral History Project
  • Started a Parade Committee for a parade down Eastern Parkway on the way to the final exhibition. Those interested can reach out to wearecrownheights@gmail.com.

Elections

With a majority of members present (10 out of 13), Executive Board elections were held. The results of those elections are as follows:

  • Frank Esquilin will stay on as President and Josh Thompson will stay on as Secretary.
  • Keisha Jacobs, who came on as interim Vice President after Paul Carson stepped down to deal with a family emergency, will remain as Vice President.
  • Similarly, Rusty Zimmerman (he of the Free Portrait Project), will continue to serve as the CHCA Community Liaison, after taking over for Connie Nugent Miller, who also stepped down due to a family emergency last year.
  • The duties of the Treasurer will now be split between Keisha and Josh as Joanna Crispe, our Treasurer for the last two years, chose not to run again.

Agenda for Thursday’s CB8 General Meeting

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~ GENERAL MEETING NOTICE~

DATE:   Thursday, March 10, 2016
PLACE: Calvary Community Church
1575 St. John’s Place  (Corner Buffalo Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY  11213
TIME:      7:00 PM

1. Welcome & Meeting call to order

2. Roll Call

3. Acceptance of Minutes

4. Correspondence

5. Forest City Ratner Companies will make a presentation on the affordable housing lottery at 461 Dean Street

6. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will give an update on the Zika Virus

7. Ms. L. Joy Williams, President Brooklyn Chapter of NAACP will give an update

8. Acknowledgement of Elected Officials and Elected Official Representatives

9. Action Items from the following Committees:

  • Housing/ULURP
  • SLA & Sidewalk Café Review
  • Transportation

10. Report of Committees:

  • Economic Development
  • Education and Youth
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Health
  • Parks
  • Public Safety
  • Seniors

11. Old Business/New Business

12. Public Comments/Announcements

13. Adjournment 

 Please note:  The order of agenda items are subject to change.