About Community Board 5Servicing 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.
What We Do?
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.
The Community Board’s staffed office is referred to as the District Office, which is headed by the District Manager. The District Office provides assistance to the Community Board in regards to its work within the community, as an advisory body. Another obligation of the District Office is to assist in resolving community complaints as it relates to municipal services.
Residents of the East New York community are encouraged to attend monthly general meetings and committee meetings.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Community District Needs 2016
Andre T. Mitchell
Dr. Chavon Tingle
Pastor David Maldonado
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Current Board Members
|Albert Scott||Alberto Ramos||Alice Lowman||Andre T. Mitchell|
|Andrew Walcott||Angus Fischer||Charles Bullock||Dr. Chavon Tingle|
|Chawanna Dunn-Halloway||Colette Pean||Pastor David Maldonado||D’Angelo Issac|
|Dennis Camacho||Dennis Taylor||Dolores Davila||Emma Jenkins|
|Hazel Worley||Henry Colon||Jahangir Kabir||James Peterson|
|Jessica Franco||John Whitehead||Jose Rosado||Joshua Barker|
|Joyce Scott-Brayboy||Kenny Watson||Kelebohile Nkhereanye||Keron Alleyne|
|Manuel Burgos||Marie Harley||Melinda Perkins||Miguel Feliciano|
|Misba Abdin||Nikki Lucas||Oral Brady||Paul Muhammad|
|Ronald Modeste||Rosalyn McIntosh||Saddiq Abdul||Salema Davis|
|Sharon Brown||Shirley Oliver||Syed Kasru||Vernon Jones|
|Vincent Riggins||Viola Plummer||Vivian Bright|