Community Board 16


  • Founded Date January 1, 1970
  • Sectors Non Profit & Voluntary
  • Founded Since 1970

Company Description

Brooklyn Community Board 16 is one of 18 community boards in Brooklyn and 59 community boards in New York City established as per the Charter of New York City whose purpose is to provide local neighborhood advisory to government agencies, elected officials, community-based organizations, local businesses and residents with operations, responsibilities and/or interests in the local community; and when those interests impacts overall quality of life for residents in the community. Community Boards function as independent City agencies that advise on land use, the city budget, municipal service delivery, and other matters on a geographically exclusive basis. Brooklyn Community Board 16 serves the Ocean Hill – Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn; is by virtue of district boundaries known as Brooklyn Community District 16 (CD16) and is bordered on the north by Broadway, on the east by Van Sinderen Avenue, on the south by L.I.R.R. and on the west by East 98th Street, East New York Avenue, Ralph Avenue, Atlantic Avenue and Saratoga Avenue; and its local community board is Brooklyn Community Board 16 (CB16).