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Archive for October, 2018

NYC Culture Pass

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Explore New York City’s museums and attractions with the NYC Culture Pass! Did you know that if you have a Brooklyn, Queens or NYC library card, you can get free admission to dozens of cultural institutions? Save money and discover more about your city! For a list of the participating museums, public gardens, historical societies, heritage centers and more, visit today.

November 2018 Meetings

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

CB14 Meeting Calendar – November 2018

CB14 Meeting Agendas – November 2018

Community Events & Information

Monday, October 1st, 2018

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


- Senior Tech FairMay 7, Brooklyn Borough Hall

- Food, Fitness & Faith Summit – May 15, 205 State St.

- Brooklyn Half MarathonMay 18, Brooklyn

- AM Carroll’s Brooklyn Answer Fair – May 19, 713 Caton Ave.

- Older Americans Month Celebration - May 21, Borough Hall

Financial Education on the PlazaMay 22, Borough Hall

-Security Guard Hiring Event – May 23, 199 Amboy St.

- Free Mammograms – May 28, 102 Fort Greene Place


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!


The CB14 website is full of great resources. Read the rest of this post to find out about job listings, free programs, local service providers and more!

 Click on any of the links below for more information about each topic!


CD14 Nonprofit Organizations Map with program & contact information

* Jobs & Training Programs for Adults

* Senior Services & Resources

* CD14 Elected Officials Contact Information

* CD14 Library Branch Information

* CD14 Food Pantry Listings

* NYPD 70th Precinct Newsletter

* Twitter Feed for Community District 14 Events & CB14 News Announcements


* Jobs & Training Programs for Youth

* Youth Internship & Educational Resources

* Sports & Social Program Information

* Volunteer Activity Links

* Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) Information


* Community Profile with District Census Data (population, land-use, facilities)

* CB14 Meetings: Calendar & Agenda Archives

* Construction Project Listing of agency projects underway in the district

* CB14 Statement of District Needs for Fiscal Year 2014

* CB14 District Office Phone, Email Address & Hours


* Apply for a Block Party Permit

* Request the planting of a Street Tree

* Make a Complaint or Request about a neighborhood issue

Human Services Committee Meeting

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018, 7 PM
Location: CB14 District Office (810 E 16th Street, Brooklyn 11230)

1. New York Health Act Presentation – Mandy Strenz & Noreen Harnik, Campaign for New York Health
2. Planning for Nonprofit Roundtable & Other Events
3. Other business

Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7 PM
Location: CB14 District Office (810 E 16th Street, Brooklyn 11230)

1. Presentation on BPL Programs and Services – Naila Rosario, Government Relations, Brooklyn Public Library (BPL)
2. CreateNYC Plan Presentation – Derek Weng, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
3. Other business

Budget Committee Meeting

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 7 PM
Location: CB14 District Office (810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn 11230)

1. Develop Board Priorities for the City’s Capital and Expense Budgets for Fiscal Year 2020

Youth Services Committee Meeting

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7 PM
Location: CB14 District Office (810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn 11230)

1. Youth Conference 2019 Planning Discussion
2. Discussion on the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Programs, Services and Budget Priorities
3. Other business

Public Hearings (2)

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 6:15 PM
Location: CB14 District Office (810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn 11230)

SPECIAL ORDER CALENDAR (SOC): A Special Order Calendar application has been filed with the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) to extend the term of the previously granted variance, which expired on July 30, 2016 for another ten (10) years, which will expire on July 30, 2026. The variance, which has been granted for the past 52 years, allows for an auto shop facility to continue servicing this area at the below-referenced location.

6:15 PM – 2470-2480 Bedford Avenue, between Cortelyou Road and Clarendon Road, Block 5167, Lot 40, BSA# 115-94-BZ – Applicant’s Representative: Glen V. Cutrona, 718-980-5080

CATON PARK NURSING HOME REZONING: A Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) application No. C 180393 ZMK submitted by the applicant, Caton Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, seeking a Zoning Map amendment from an R3X Zoning District to an R6A Zoning District which would extend the existing R6A Zoning District east towards Rugby Road and facilitate a fifth floor enlargement of an existing nursing home. The proposed Rezoning Area consists of Block 5074, portions of Lots 4 and 14 in Community District 14. In addition to this application, the applicant has filed a related ULURP application No. N 180394 ZRK seeking a Zoning Text amendment to amend Zoning Resolution (“ZR”) Appendix F: Inclusionary Housing Designated Areas and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Areas for Brooklyn Community District 14.

6:30 PM – 1312 Caton Avenue, between Rugby Road and Argyle Road, Block 5074, p/o Lots 4 and 14, Applicant’s Representative: Richard Lobel, 212-725-2727

Please Note: If a hearing exceeds its allotted time, the following hearing will begin immediately after. All materials for public hearings are available for review at the Community Board 14 office.

October General Board Meeting

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018; 7:15 PM

Location: P.S. 249 (19 Marlborough Road, Brooklyn, NY 11226)

7:15 P.M.Public Hearing on Community Board 14’s proposed recommendations for the City’s Capital and Expense Budgets for Fiscal Year 2020.





a) Recommendation – CB14 Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2020
b) Recommendation – Special Order Calendar (SOC) – 2470-2480 Bedford Avenue – BSA# 115-94-BZ
c) Recommendation – Caton Park Nursing Home Rezoning – 1312 Caton Avenue – Zoning Map Amendment – ULURP No. C 180393 ZMK and Zoning Text Amendment ULURP No. N 180394 ZRK

a) Youth Services
b) Community Environment
c) Human Services
d) Education, Libraries and Cultural Affairs
e) Transportation
f) Public Safety