TONIGHT: Important D35 Community Events

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Dear Neighbor:

There are several community meetings scheduled for this evening to discuss proposals for the Bedford Union Armory and Fort Greene Park. Additionally, my office has partnered with the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council to host a Know Your Rights forum. This is your opportunity to learn more about each proposal and your rights as a tenant. I encourage you to attend and share these meetings with others.

Yours in Partnership,

Laurie A. Cumbo

Member of the New York City Council

Bedford Union Armory ULURP Meeting

Tonight, 6:30 PM, M.S. 61, 400 Empire Boulevard, in Crown Heights.

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77th Precinct Neighborhood Coordination Officers’ (NCO)

Safety Meeting for Sector A

Do you live within the boundaries of Vanderbilt to Franklin aves. and Eastern Parkway to Atlantic Avenue? Meet your 77th Precinct Neighborhood Coordination Officers TONIGHT. During this community meeting, they will discuss quality of life, crime prevention, and community partnership.
Union Temple – 17 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY

Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting

Tonight, 6PM, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 DeKalb Avenue at St. Felix Street, First Floor Dining Room, in Fort Greene.

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Image courtesy of the Department of Parks and Recreation. Rendering for illustrative purposes and may not reflect the current design.

Helen Song, outreach and development manager at the Fort Greene Park Conservancy, will introduce artist Amanda Patenaude. Ms. Patenaude will be leading a collaborative project with Urban Glass and the community using pieces of glass found in Fort Greene Park.

Learn more about Fort Greene Park Conservancy

Read about Urban Glass

Borough Commissioner Martin Maher and parks department designers will present a proposed design for the north periphery of Fort Greene Park as part of the Parks Without Borders program.

Learn more about Parks without Borders

Read about Fort Greene Park


Know Your Rights. Keep Your Apartment.

Tonight, 7PM, P.S. 9, 80 Underhill Avenue in Prospect Heights.

Join PHNDC, IMPACCT Brooklyn, and the PS9 PTO for a community forum on how Prospect Heights tenants can take action against displacement pressure affecting our community. Find out about:

  • Your rights as a tenant in New York City
  • What to do if you are pressured or harassed by your landlord
  • Eligibility for NYC rent freeze programs and help to apply
  • How to apply for NYC affordable housing
  • JustFix.nyca new free service that can help you take action on repair and landlord harassment issues!

Check out our Six Steps for Tenants to find out how to begin taking action to keep your apartment, and click here to find out how to sign up for

Sponsors: Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council and Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo

BK District 35: June Community Board and Precinct Council Meetings


Seal_of_New_York_City colorThe following are the scheduled meetings for the community boards and precinct councils within the 35th Council District in Brooklyn.

NOTE: Meetings are subject to change. Please call to confirm.

Brooklyn Community Board No. 2

Meeting (second Wednesday of the month): June 14 at 6 PM

Location: Ingersoll Community Center  – 177 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 596-5410


Brooklyn Community Board No. 3

Meeting (first Monday of the month): June 5 at 7PM

Location: Restoration Plaza -1368 Fulton St, basement level, Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 622-6601


Brooklyn Community Board No. 6

Meeting (second Wednesday of the month): June 14 at 6:30PM

Location: John Jay Educational Campus – 237 7th Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 643-3027


Brooklyn Community Board No. 8

Meeting (second Thursday of the month): June 8 at 7PM

Location: Weeksville Heritage Center – 158 Buffalo Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 467-5574


Brooklyn Community Board No. 9

Meeting (fourth Tuesday of the month): June 27 at 7PM

Location: M.S. 61 – 400 Empire Boulevard Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Phone: (718) 778-9279


71st Precinct

Meeting (every third Thursday of the month): June 15 at 7:30 PM

Location: M.S. 61 -400 Empire Boulevard Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 735-0511

Community Affairs: (718) 735-0527

77th Precinct

Meeting (every second Monday of the month): June 12 at 7:30PM

Location: Calvary Community Church – 1575 St. Johns Place Brooklyn, NY

Main Line: (718) 735-0611

Community Affairs: (718) 735-0634

78th Precinct

Meeting (every last Tuesday of the month): June 27 at 7:30PM

Location: 78th Precinct – 65 6th Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 636-6411

Community Affairs: (718) 636-6410

79th Precinct

Meeting (every fourth Wednesday of the month): June 28 at 7PM

Location: Brooklyn Job Corps Center – 585 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 636-6611

Community Affairs: (718) 636-6626

84th Precinct

Meeting (every third Tuesday of the month): June 20 at 7PM

Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, Community Room – 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 875-6811

Community Affairs: (718) 875-6850

88th Precinct

Meeting (every third Tuesday of the month): June 20 at 7PM

Location: Community Room – 170 S. Portland Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Main Line: (718) 636-6511

Community Affairs: (718) 636-6526


Meeting (first Wednesday of the month): June 7 at 7PM

Location: Brooklyn Job Corps Center – 585 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 386-4101

Volunteer with #TeamCumbo


Sign up to volunteer with #TeamCumbo today! Volunteers of all ages are welcomed. Use the link below to leave us your information: 

Sign Up for the Central Brooklyn CSA!


The Central Brooklyn CSA connects the Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy Communities with the beautiful Windflower Farm in Upstate New York. Our CSA differs from others, in that we operate a tiered pricing structure. The tiered system allows for our higher income members to pay at a slightly higher rate, which then subsidizes shares for our lower income members. We also accept EBT payments for members currently utilizing the SNAP Program.  This CSA enables community members of all income levels to receive delicious, organic, and locally sourced produce at incredibly affordable rates from June-October each year.

Feel free to share the brochure and the flyer!

Firefighter Exam Filing Period Extended to May 17

The filing period for Firefighter Exam #7001 has been extended to May 17. Take the first step to pursue the career of a lifetime TODAY by registering for this test. For more info, click here.

DCAS Exam Schedule – May 2017


The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is accepting applications for the following civil service exams. So don’t delay, apply today! Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS): To learn more about DCAS and the civil service process visit

Monthly Exam Schedule: See the Monthly Applications Schedule for additional information regarding the exams that are available this month. 

Fee Waivers: For information on how to apply for a fee waiver click here.

Apply for exams online: Go to the DCAS Online Application System (OASys) at and follow the onscreen application instructions for electronically submitting your application and payment, and completing any required forms. If you do not have access to a computer, visit one of our Computer-based Testing & Applications Centers (CTACs) to use our computers to submit your application (see below).Apply and schedule yourself for computer-based exams online: Go to the DCAS Online Application System (OASys) at to apply and schedule yourself to take a computer-based exam offered at the CTACs. If you do not own or have access to a computer, visit one of our CTACs to use our computers to submit your application. CTAC Locations:  2 Lafayette St., 17th Floor, Manhattan, NY and 210 Joralemon St., 4th Floor, Brooklyn. Hours:  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Saturday, unless otherwise noted. Travel directions to CTACs