Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for coordinating the work of committees; all matters not assigned to other committees; By-Laws and procedures; personnel; budget; site selection for meetings and hearings of the full Community Board; and other duties as assigned by the By-Laws or the Board.

Vincent Arcuri, Chairperson

Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for oversight relating to education in the Community Board 5, Queens area.

Kathy Masi, Co-Chair
Eileen Moloney, Co-Chair

Environmental Services Committee

The Environmental Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to air and noise, sewer/water maintenance and operations, water pollution control, water supply, and other matters relating to environmental conservation and protection.

Brian Dooley, Chairperson

Health & Human Services Committee

The Health and Human Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to environmental health services, public health services, emergency medical services, hospital services, and human resource, senior and social service programs.

Robert Cermeli, Chairperson

Housing Services Committee

The Housing Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to the district's housing stock, programs of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (including code enforcement, demolition and seal up) and services of the Department of Buildings.

Vacant, Chairperson

Special Committee Regarding Homeless Issues

Dmytro Fedkowskyj, Chairperson

Special Committee on Industrial Development

Ted Renz, Chairperson

Library Services Committee

The Library Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to library services.

Michaeline Von Drathen, Chairperson

Parks and Recreation Services Committee

The Parks and Recreation Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to the district's parks, parks facilities repairs and rehabilitation, parks maintenance, parks-related recreation facilities and programs, forestry, and horticulture.

Steven Fiedler, Chairperson

Public Safety Services Committee

The Public Safety Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to the Police and Fire Departments and other public safety-related issues or agencies as they affect the district.

Maryann Lattanzio, Chairperson

Public Transit Services Committee

The Public Transit Services Committee is responsible for oversight of buses, subways and railroads; franchises relative to bus routes and shelters; and any other mass transit-type services.

Ted Renz, Co-Chair
John Maier, Co-Chair

Sanitation Services Committee

The Sanitation Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to sanitation enforcement services, refuse collection, street cleaning, waste disposal, vacant lot cleaning, and snow removal.

Paul Kerzner, Chair

Transportation Services Committee

The Transportation Services Committee is responsible for oversight relating to the district's streets, highways, and bridges; parking operations; street maintenance/reconstruction; traffic control and enforcement; traffic signals and signs; truck and snow emergency route designation; air transportation; franchises; detours relative to any project; street lighting; and street mapping and demapping when not related to a zoning change or variance.

Vincent Arcuri, Chairperson

Youth Services Committee

The Youth Services Planning Committee is responsible for oversight relating to community youth programs and services to youth.

Patricia Crowley, Chairperson

Zoning and Land Use Review Committee

The Zoning and Land Use Review Committee is responsible for zoning changes; revocable consents; site selection; zoning variances and special permits; franchises and revocable consents; review of proposed amendments to the Uniform Land Use Review Procedures (ULURP); and street mapping and demapping when related to zoning changes or variances. The voting members of this committee consist of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 Board members. Only members of the Community Board may be members of this committee.

Walter Sanchez, Chairperson