Aging/Social Services Beautification Consumer Affairs Cultural Affairs Economic Development Environmental Protection/Sanitation Finance Historic Housing Laws/By-Laws Library Parks And Recreation Planning And Zoning Public Relations Public Safety Public Transportation Street Activity Permits Transportation Youth/Education Cert (Community Emergency Response Team)
Identify populations to be served. Determine level of services available and easy access to same. Request capital and expense budget items for service gaps.
Enhance appearance of community.
Make recommendations on items presented by Department of Consumer Affairs, NYS Liquor Authority, as well as any other matter that would come under consumer relations.
To assist in the development and promotion of cultural resources within district; to educate residents and link organizations in district to cultural resources throughout the city; to ensure that the youth and elderly have access to these resources; to help locate and publicize funding for arts and cultural activities; to stimulate cultural tourism within the district.
To identify needs of the established business communities and to assist new businesses locating in the district.
Makes recommendations on matters involving the Sanitation Department's service delivery; and issues involving air/water/noise as related to the Department of Environmental Protection.
Submit annual capital and expense budget priorities for district. Prepare annual community board operating budget.
Preserve the history of the communities of Rego Park and Forest Hills including their origins and notable residents.
To focus on public and private housing stock issues in district.
Provide parliamentary procedure guidance. Interpret community board by-laws. Review and present proposed changes to by-laws.
Identify the users of the libraries and determine if their needs are being met. Initiate capital and expense items for local libraries.
Parks and Recreation
Review and make recommendations on all capital projects affecting parks and playgrounds. Initiate capital budget requests for capital projects or expense budget items for the improvement of facilities to maximize use by community residents.
Planning and Zoning
Review and make recommendations on all land use matters which come under the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) as well as matters referred by the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA). Initiate zoning change applications.
Promote the public image of the community board through use of all media.
Initiate capital and expense budget requests for Police and Fire/EMS Departments to enhance service in the district. Identify problems and seek remedy.
Reviews proposals to change public transportation service delivery and make recommendations.
Street Activity Permits
Review and make recommendations on Street Permit Applications for Street Fairs, Block Parties and Special Events to the Street Activity Permit Office of the Community Assistance Unit of the Mayor's Office. The Community Board has established SAP Guidelines for all such events.
Review and make recommendations on capital projects. Initiate capital budget requests. Recommend streets for repaving, street lighting improvements and traffic device and sign installations.
Identify the needs of schools in district as well as the needs of youth population.
CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
To help educate the general public on how to prepare in the event of an emergency.