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NYPD 70th Precinct Email Updates

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NYC Rules

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Community Board Membership & Renewal

Posted on: December 26, 2017

The application period to apply for Brooklyn Community Board membership and to renew current board membership is open through February 15, 2018. Applicants must be New York City residents and must live, work in, or have a professional or other significant interest in the community board district they are applying to be members of. Please visit the Borough President’s website to apply and for more information.

Topics: Borough President, Latest News

Mulch Your Christmas Tree

Posted on: December 22, 2017

Image result for treecycleThe New York City Department of Sanitation will provide curbside collection of Christmas trees between Tuesday, January 2 and Saturday, January 13, 2018, weather permitting. City residents should remove all stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments before setting clean, unbagged trees out for collection. Trees will be chipped, mixed with leaves, and recycled into compost for the city’s parks, institutions and community gardens. Those wishing to dispose of plastic and metal fake Christmas trees should remove all ornaments and put them out for collection on regular recycling days. For more information, visit or call the Community Board 14 office at 718-859-6357.

Topics: Holidays, Latest News

January 2018 Meetings

Posted on: December 20, 2017

For the January 2018 meetings calendar and agenda, please click on the links below.

CB14 Meeting Calendar – January 2018

CB14 Meeting Agendas – January 2018

Topics: Latest News, Meetings

NYC Residential Heat Regulations

Posted on: November 17, 2017

Heat season runs from October 1st to May 31st. This year there are new regulations governing the temperatures at which building owners are required to provide tenants with heat.  During the day, from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m., landlords are required to keep a minimum temperature of 68 F when the outside temperature is 55 F or below.  At night, from 10 p.m. – 6 a.m., landlords are required to keep a minimum temperature of 62 F at all times.  Tenants without heat should file a complaint by calling 311.  More info is available here:

Topics: Housing, Human Services Comm., Latest News

NYC Snow Labor Jobs Available

Posted on: October 30, 2017

Image result for snow labor nyc dsnyApplications are being accepted for emergency snow laborers. Get paid to help to remove snow and ice from bus stops, step streets, and other locations throughout the city this winter. You can register at the DOT garage located at 2900 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 11234 on weekdays between 7AM to 3PM. Snow laborers will be paid $15 per hour, and $22.50 per hour after 40 hours are worked in a week. For job requirements, qualifications and other locations to apply, please click here to view the Snow Laborer Hiring Flyer.

Topics: Economic Development, Latest News, Snow

Community Events & Information

Posted on: October 20, 2017

Click the links below to view flyers for FREE upcoming events and other community information.


- Free Breast Cancer Screening – Jan. 11, 1412 Avenue J

- Volunteer Opportunities for Senior Citizens – Jan. 11, NY Aquarium

- Fire Safety & Prevention Event – Jan. 11, 3300 Coney Island Ave.

- NYC Kindergarten Application Deadline – Jan. 12, NYC Schools

- Memorial For Haitian Earthquake Victims – Jan. 12, Borough Hall

- Free Breast Cancer Screening – Jan. 12, 700 Jamaica Ave.

- Free Breast Cancer Screening – Jan. 13, 245 23rd St.

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute – Jan. 15, 30 Lafayette Ave.

- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event – Jan. 15, Prospect Park

- Healthy Cooking Workshop – Jan. 16, Borough Hall

- Fire Safety & Prevention Event – Jan. 17, 2928 West 5th St.

- Free Breast Cancer Screening – Jan. 17, 505 Clermont Ave.

- Deadline for Free Summer Youth Arts ProgramJan. 19

- Free Tax Preparation – Jan. 26 – Apr. 16, Borough Hall

- Winter Survival Skills Workshop - Jan. 28, Sunset Park

- NYC Must-See Week - Jan. 29 – Feb. 11, NYC Locations

- Black History Month Event – Feb. 3, Herbert Von King Park

- Shelter Building Workshop – Feb. 4, Prospect Park

- Meeting Facilitation Strategies – Feb. 6, 30 3rd Ave.

- Winter Landscape Photography Workshop – Feb. 11, Prospect Park

- Community Garden Mural Workshop – Feb. 15, 540 President St.


DOB Homeowner & Tenant Night - Every Tues, 4-7 PM, Borough Hall

- FREE LEGAL AID -  Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Borough Hall
*Click Here to see schedules for types of legal assistance provided including Veterans’ Issues, Housing, Foreclosure, Domestic Violence & Family Law.

- SCORE NYC Small Business Mentoring- Mon-Thurs, Borough Hall

- Free SNAP Benefit Assistance – Every Tues/Wed @ 123 Linden Blvd.

- Job Postings: Are you looking for a job in the neighborhood or in NYC? See what’s new on CB14′s Jobs page.

- Workforce 1 Job Recruitment Events – Hiring for Jobs Every Day!

- Job Training Programs: CB14 lists hundreds of career training programs on our website from Medical to Construction, Tech to Green Industry jobs – and more!

- Brooklyn Public Library events – Ongoing, various locations

- Youth Scholarship & Internship postings! Youth Job Training Programs; Sports, Social & Health Services; Volunteer Opportunities and more!

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Topics: Community Events, Latest News