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Manhattan Community Board Six (CB6) is a government agency of the City of New York. CB6 serves an advisory role in reviewing land use and zoning matters, the city budget, municipal service delivery, liquor licenses, and other matters in Manhattan Community District 6 (CD6), an 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.

CB6 also works closely with city agencies, elected officials, businesses, and community groups to provide constituent services to all who live, work, and visit Manhattan Community District 6.

Our board welcomes you to our district, and we look forward to seeing you at our next meeting. Upcoming meetings can be found on our calendar.

Recent Work Notices

Everyday in Community District 6 there are active work sites, road closures, and public works projects that impact pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Click the button below to view a database of active work notices.

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DOITT seeks Public Comment on 5G Poletop Design

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) is soliciting the public’s feedback regarding the design of mobile telecommunications equipment proposed to be placed on street poles across the City. Such comments may include: neighborhood aesthetic, size, placement on the pole, and other feedback on visual impact.  They have set up a website with more information on the 5G rollout.

Please send all comments via email to 5GDesignFeedback@doitt.nyc.gov or through this online submission form by August 8, 2020. Please feel free to reach out to the same address if you have any questions regarding the design or the mobile telecommunications franchises. 

NYS COVID Rent Relief Program

The State has launched a COVID Rent Relief Program to provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. Applicants will not need to repay this assistance. 

The rental assistance payment will cover the difference between the household’s rent burden on March 1, 2020 and the increase in rent burden for the months the households is applying for assistance. Households can apply for up to four months in rental assistance.

Eligible households must meet criteria found here.

The State has created a dedicated call center to provide residents with help applying for rental assistance. Call the COVID Rent Relief Program Call Center at 1-833-499-0318 or email at covidrentrelief@hcr.ny.gov

Apply here!

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Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For information and resources related to COVID-19, view CB6’s coronavirus page and DOHMH’s coronavirus page. You can also text COVID to 692-692 for updates or call 311.

The CB6 office is closed. We will be working remotely. If you need to reach us, the best way to do so is by emailing either help@cbsix.org or info@cbsix.org. If you leave us a voicemail, we will get back to you shortly.

Community Events

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 – 07:00 PM, 501 2nd Avenue (Chase Bank Space)
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 – 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM, Virtual Event – Register at DOE Website
Thursday, August 13, 2020 – 01:00 PM, Virtual Event – Live on Zoom
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Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 6:30PM
Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:30PM
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:00PM
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District Profile

Community Board 6 represents Community District Six which consists of 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.

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Get Help

Contact us if you need help with a pothole in the street, broken street lamp, a rowdy bar, or any other issues affecting you and the community. Please remember to file a complaint with 311 first, as that helps us coordinate with City agencies.

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Visit our resources page to view more information on large projects in our community like coastal resiliency efforts, community issues like homeless services, how to apply for various licenses, information on tenants’ rights, and more.

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