Becoming a Community Board Member
The Manhattan Borough President’s office is currently reviewing applications for Community Board membership. Community Boards represent their neighborhoods on crucial issues including real estate development & land use, historic preservation and even liquor licenses. To apply, fill out the online application. Click here for complete application instructions and a link to download a paper copy of the application. After submission you may be contacted regarding the next steps in this very selective screening and interview process.
Public Members are selected at the discretion of the Board Chair. They are assigned to one committee, and can vote within that committee but not at Full Board meetings. Apply to become a CB6 Public Member. CB6 Public Member Application-2016.
Provided by the Mayor’s Community Assistance Unit
2008 Handbook for Community Board Members
Guide to Parliamentary Procedure for NYC Community Boards
Assessing and Writing a Statement of Community District Needs