Brooklyn Community Board 2 is one of 59 geographically exclusive, independent City agencies that serve as the most local form of representative government. The community board consists of 50 non-salaried members, organized in committees and led by elected officers. The board is supported by a small paid staff.
Brooklyn Community District 2 consists of Downtown Brooklyn, the residential and mixed use neighborhoods around it and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The neighborhoods in Community District 2 are Boerum Hill, Bridge Plaza, Brooklyn Heights, Clinton Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Fort Greene, Fulton Ferry Landing, Vinegar Hill and Wallabout.