Gotham Gazette

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Community board reform

Community board reform



    thompson community board chairs

    Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson meets with Brooklyn community board chairs



    Some say you haven’t lived until you’ve been to a community board meeting in New York City. There’s no better place to find passionate hyperlocal debates over liquor licenses, sidewalk cafes, dog parks, and other matters of importance to neighborhood life.

    Community boards, of which there are 59 across the five boroughs consisting of 50