NEW CB5 Service Directory

Contact our distrcit office to find out how to obtain one!

Community Board 5 Meeting

Community Board 5 meetings are every 4th Wednesday of the month for 10 months of the year. We are a traveling board, so every meeting may take place in a different part of the district. We resume regular meetings in September.

Linden Park's Renovated Tennis Courts

Green Spaces In CB5

CB5 has no shortage of green spaces. We have currently 60 gardens/farms/green spaces in our beautiful district.

Cypress Hills LDC Youth Market

Spring Creek Library

Our libraries are a gateway to resources from every spectrum. Our district has 4 libraries all placed in transit accessible locations.

Brooklyn Public Library - The Arlington Branch

Welcome to CB5!

Brooklyn Community Board 5 covers all areas of East New York, including Cypress, Spring Creek, Starrett City, Gateway and Highland Park.  Members of the Community Board are non-salaried members, who are appointed by the Borough President and City Council Members who represent areas within the district.
Who we are

When we meet

Community Board 5 meets the 4th Wednesday of every month, except July & August. There are no meetings held during the months of July & August. Meeting dates can change because of weather and holidays, so be sure to check our meetings page regularly to find out about updates and meeting changes.


December General Board Meeting








Get in touch

Community Board No. 5 represents Jackie Robinson Parkway (Queens Border) to the south: Belt Parkway: from the east: Queens City line (border to the west: Van Sinderen and Louisiana Avenue.

Mail: 404 Pine Street, 3rd FL, Brooklyn, NY, 11208


District Needs

Servicing the needs of more than 184,000 residents composed of a variety of ethnic and income group that reflect in a true sense the mosaic mirror of the City of Brooklyn. Its boundaries are from the north: Jackie Robinson Parkway (Queens Border) to the south: Belt Parkway: from the east: Queens City line (border to the west: Van Sinderen and Louisiana Avenue.
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Latest News

City Landmarks East New York Dairy Bedecked With Cow Mosaics

Posted: December 12, 2017 East New York has a new historic landmark! Read all about the building and learn more about this community push for preservation! This new historic landmark is over 100 years old and is here to stay!

MTA Service Changes

Posted: November 30, 2017 Late Friday to early Monday you may notice some changes in the service. Some trains may be replaced completely by others on the weekends. Please click the following link to be redirected to the document. MTA Weekend Changes  
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Helpful Articles / Information

The City of New York is divided into fifty-nine geographic community districts, served by a local rep. body known as a Community Board.

Check out the guides and articles below:

Street Closing Guidelines
Street Co-Naming Procedure
How to start a Block Association
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