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.
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.
DOT Art Barrier Beautification Initiative
DOT Art invites artists and designers to propose designs for their 2022 Barrier Beautification initiative. This initiative commissions the installation of temporary mural and design treatments along concrete barriers that protect bike lanes and pedestrian walkways throughout New York City. Learn more about the initiative and on how to send a proposal for your mural to be part of the initiative here. Proposals should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Public Hearings on Proposed Part 375
The Department of Conservation (DEC) is hosting two public hearings on the proposed changes to the 6 NYCRR Part 375 regulations which would change state regulations for the cleanup of contaminated sites. As a result, this would provide DEC with the tools to implement these changes including creating new cleanup standards, strengthening the Brownfield Cleanup Program, and enhancing State Superfund and additional Cleanup Programs.
The dates for the virtual public hearings are as follows:
- April 5, 2022 at 2 PM
- April 7, 2022 at 5:30 PM
You also have the opportunity to submit written comments on the proposed rulemaking until 8:00 PM on April 21, 2022. To do so, you can email email@example.com with “Comments on Proposed Part 375” in the subject line of the email; or via mail to DEC – Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7012, attention: Jenn Dawson.
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NYC Parks’ Mulchfest 2022
Weather-permitting, DSNY will collect and compost clean trees left at curbs from Thursday, January 6, 2022 to Saturday, January 15, 2022. Trees are chipped, mixed with leaves and recycled into rich compost for NYC’s parks, institutions, and community gardens. Please remove all lights, ornaments, tinsel, stands and plastic bags from your tree.
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Upcoming Joint Public Hearings regarding two schools in Community District 1
The NYC Department of Education (DOE) is holding joint public hearings on the proposed re-siting and merger of East Village Community School (01M315) with P.S. 19 Asher Levy (01M019) in Building M019 beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.
You can share your comments or concerns on the proposal at one of the following joint public hearing dates:
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6 PM – Building M019, 185 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003
Monday, January 24, 2022 at 6 PM – Building M061, 610 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10009
Please note that the schools are not located in Community School District 2 which includes schools located in Manhattan Community District 6. Given the close proximity to CB6, these public hearings may be of interest to anyone in either school district.
You can share any questions or concerns at the public hearings or you contact the Community Education Council for District 1.
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.
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.
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.