Community Board Six has an important New York City Charter mandated advisory role in dealing with land use and zoning matters, city budget, municipal service delivery and many other items relating to the welfare of those who live, work and visit our district. We represent the area on the east side of Manhattan from 14th to 59th Streets, from the East River to Lexington Avenue, and extending west to Madison Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets. This is one of the most diverse community districts in the city with the United Nations complex, major academic & medical institutions and Stuyvesant Town, Tudor City, Turtle Bay, Peter Cooper Village, Murray Hill, Gramercy Park, Kips Bay, East Midtown Plaza and Sutton Place within our boundaries. Please contact us with your community concerns.
|Sandro Sherrod, Chair||Dan Miner, District Manager|
311 Service Request Maps
Board Meeting Video Recordings
Presentation on Proposed 1st Avenue Bicycle Path Extensions, May 4
NYC Dept. of Transportation will discuss the proposed 1st Avenue parking protected bicycle path extensions from 49th – 59th Streets at the CB6 Transportation Committee meeting on Monday, May 4, 7 PM, at NYU School of Dentistry, 345 E. 24th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues – Room 611. . The project is intended to create a safe, parking-protected bicycle path. A DOT study on these paths throughout the city found better safety and mobility in their vicinity. Contact Colleen Chattergoon at 212-839-6216 if you have any questions.
CB6 Spring Senior Forum, May 5
Panelists will address mental health issues, treatment, prevention and wellness. Following the panel, attendees will be able to network with organizations providing senior services, and see demonstrations of various wellness practices. Council Member Corey Johnson, Chair of the Council’s Health Committee, will be the keynote speaker. Panelists will include: Robert Tobing, LCSW, Chief Program Officer, Service Program for Older People (STOP); Michael Golub, MSW, Center for Urban Community Services Institute; and representatives from the Stein Senior Center. Stein Senior Center, 204 E 23rd St., 6 – 8 PM. No charge to attend. RSVP to email@example.com or call 212-319-3750.
East Side Coastal Resilience Presentation
In April, the ESCR team made this presentation to a joint CB6 / CB3 Waterfront Task Force about types of flood protection infrastructure being considered between 13th and 23rd Streets. Construction is expected to start in 2017.
NYPD Information about Sex Offenders
At a recent meeting of the 13th Precinct Community Council, residents concerned about sexual offenders living at the Bellevue Men’s Shelter on 30th St. learned that all sex offenders have been moved out of the shelter, at least for now. NYPD provides background information about State laws governing the registration of sex offenders.
It’s My Park Day Volunteer Events in May
Most of these projects will take place on May 16. Some of the sites will likely include the 2nd Ave. median between E 33rd and E 30th Streets, Stuyvesant Square Park, Augustus St Gaudens, Albano Playground, St. Vartan Park, Glick Park, and Sutton Place Parks. Details about the events will be posted to this link.
Get the presentation from the CB6 Web and Social Media Workshop
On April 16, SCORE NYC Certified Business Mentor Maurice Bretzfield gave a presentation on how to optimize the marketing impact of your website and social media. We’ll send you a free copy on request. The same goes for Diane Drey’s March 18 talk about marketing on a shoestring budget
4-year repair project for Queens Midtown Tunnel
40% of the length of the tunnel was submerged in corrosive salt water and was heavily damaged during Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. Work will begin on permanent repairs this summer. Expect night and weekend tube and lane closures for the duration of the project.
Street tree resources
Here’s a page of street tree resources: how to request free street trees, and tips on how to take care of street trees near you. Interactive maps show newly planted trees that need stewardship. CB6 is expanding its inventory of tree bed locations and asking community groups to help out.
CB6 2016 District Needs Statement
The District Needs Statement is the culmination of countless committee meetings, public hearings, agency reports and discussions with our many community-based organizations. It highlights many of the issues our neighborhoods face, and serves as a road map by which various city and state agencies and non-governmental organizations may better prioritize their work to meet the specific needs of Community District Six.
CB6 Resources and Flyers
What are legally permitted locations for mobile food vendors?
Join the CB6 list of east midtown building contacts – for coop boards and tenant associations
Frequently asked questions about NYC Dept. of Sanitation regulations
Introductory flyer about Community Boards and CB6
Frequently asked questions about CB6 and Community Boards
Flyer about contacting 311 for quality of life complaints (can be customized on request)
Eviction Prevention Resource Guide
Better bike parking? Request a free bicycle rack from NYC Dept. of Transportation