Welcome to CB6!

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

311 Heat Map

Board Meeting Video Recordings

Board Video Recording

 

DSNY/NYCEDC Brookdale Public Scoping Meeting, Wed., July 15
Email comments until July 22

A second public meeting on the draft scope of work for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Brookdale redevelopment project will be held on July 15 at 6pm at Brookdale, 425 East 25th Street. Comments may be given orally or in writing at the meeting. Since the public comment period has been extended to July 22, you may send written comments to Abas Braimah, City Planner, DSNY Bureau of Legal Affairs, 125 Worth St,. Room 708, NY, NY 10013.  Please email CB6 a copy of your comment.  Review the draft scope here. Get the background here on the Sanitation Garage project.

East Side Coastal Resilience Presentations in May 2015

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The East Side Coastal Resilience Project (ESCR) is being designed to mitigate future climate change and flood risks on Manhattan’s East Side.The City plans to install a mix of three types of flood protection infrastructure  – permanent flood walls, deployable flood walls, and berms – from the Lower East Side to 14th St. (Project Area 1), and from 14th St. to 23rd St. (Project Area 2). Input at community meetings will help determine the design choices.  Construction will start in 2017.

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. 

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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
Info to help you know Your Community Board
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