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Cross Harbor Freight Program

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Please Note: Public comments must be received by Friday, February 27, 2015. The Cross Harbor Freight Program, an initiative of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, seeks to identify the best long-term solutions for transporting freight throughout the NY/NJ region: solutions that will reduce traffic congestion, make the region more economically competitive, and improve everyone’s quality of life. The Port Authority requests public involvement from members of communities throughout the designated study area and encourages your input, which may impact the final decision-making process. To view the current draft of the study, please visit  For a list of locations where you can pick up a printed version of the study, please click here.  To see options for submitting your comments and a schedule for the upcoming Public Hearings, please click here.

Topics: Community Environment, Latest News, Transportation

Counter-Terrorism & Safety Open Forum

Posted on: February 26, 2015

The public is invited to attend an open forum on Counter-Terrorism & Safety Awareness hosted by City Council Member Chaim Deutsch on Tuesday, March 3rd at 6:30 PM at Madison High School.

Click Here for Event Flyer. Topics to be addressed include: threat and hazard awareness, planning for and avoiding a disaster, and reacting to an emergency situation.  For more information, Council Member Deutsch’s office at 718-368-9176.

Topics: Community Events, Latest News, Safety

Town Hall Meeting

Posted on: February 25, 2015

The community is invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting about the State Budget, Education & Mass Transit.
DATE: Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
LOCATION: P.S. 139 (330 Rugby Road, Brooklyn)
Visit event sponsor Assemblyman Jim Brennan’s website or call 718-788-7221 for more information.

Topics: Community Events, Education, Latest News, Transportation

Flood Preparedness Information

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Homeowner's Guide to Flood Preparedness coverThe New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) created the Homeowner’s Guide to Flood Preparedness in an effort to help you protect your home and valuables against flooding from heavy rainfall and sewer backups. The guide offers helpful tips on a variety of flooding solutions and explains some of the most common causes of flooding.  Click Here to view the guide.

Brooklyn Borough Hall’s Constituent Assistance Center & DEP will be hosting a “City Speaks forum at Borough Hall on March 11, 2015 at 6 PM to address constituent concerns regarding flooding and sewer backups. The public is invited to complete a flooding/sewer back-up questionnaire before this event (click here to download questionnaire.) Please e-mail the completed form to or fax to 718-802-3881.

Topics: Community Environment, Community Events, Latest News

Free Tax Preparation Assistance

Posted on: February 20, 2015

It is tax time again and many local resources are available in Brooklyn to help you successfully prepare and submit your taxes at no cost to you. The filing deadline to submit your taxes is Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. Continue reading to find out about local services offering free tax preparation assistance. Read the rest of this entry »

Topics: Community Events, Latest News

March 2015 Meetings

Posted on: February 19, 2015

For the March 2015 meetings calendar and agendas, please click on the links below.

CB14 Meeting Calendar – March 2015

CB14 Meeting Agendas – March 2015

For the February 2015 meetings calendar and agenda, please click this link.

Topics: Latest News, Meetings

CB14′s Online Resources

Posted on: February 10, 2015

Do you live, work or attend school in Brooklyn’s Community District 14? Are you looking for a job? Click Here to see the latest community job postings.  Click Here to find out about upcoming Job Fairs! Are you looking for new activities, community resources or specific information about the area? The CB14 website has resources to share!
to view a list of resources and click on the links to find out more. Explore our website to see what it has to offer!

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