856 Pacific Street
(between Vanderbilt and Underhill Avenues)
The NYPD's 77th Precinct includes Prospect Heights east of Vanderbilt Avenue. The 77th Precinct Community Council monthly meeting is an opportunity for community members to hear from the senior command at the Precinct. Audience members may also ask questions and raise concerns on safety and security issues in the neighborhood.
The March Precinct Council meeting will take place at St. Joseph's Church on Pacific Street between Vanderbilt and Underhill Avenues. Before the meeting, from 6:30PM to 7:30PM, Pastor Ken's Jazz and Blues Band will perform a free set with standards from the songbooks of Nat King Cole and others.
NYCDOT will be presenting a refined safety proposal for the intersection of Atlantic/Washington/Underhill avenues at a joint Community Board 2 and 8 Transportation Committee meeting on Tuesday, December 16th.
DOT previously proposed improvements to the intersection in 2011, but implementation was delayed due to water main construction at the location. A representative from DOT said that the agency's intention now is to complete construction of the Washington Avenue improvements in the spring of 2015.
856 Pacific Street
between Vanderbilt Avenue and Underhill Avenue
Community Board 8 represents all of Prospect Heights. General meetings of the Community Board provide an opportunity for community members to become informed as to issues related to land use, transportation, safety and security, economic development and other topics that affect the neighborhood. For more information, please see www.brooklyncb8.org.
The 77th Precinct covers Prospect Heights east of Vanderbilt Avenue. The September 77th Precinct Community Council meeting will be held in Prospect Heights on Monday, September 8 at Duryea Presbyterian Church beginning at 7:30PM.
Precinct Community Council meetings provide an opportunity for residents to hear from commanding officers responsible for policing their neighborhoods, and to receive responses to their questions.
Become a leader for change in your community by joining your local community board. Transportation Alternatives is sponsoring a Community Board Join Up, where community board members will share their experiences and representatives from the City Council and the Borough President's office will walk you through the application process. T.A. will even have a notary public there to certify your application on the spot. In addition to transportation issues, community boards represent local interests on housing, education, sanitation and other matters. More information is available from Bike New York.
You can learn more about Brooklyn Community Board 8, which includes Prospect Heights, here.
Transportation Alternatives, New York League of Conservation Voters, local civic organizations
85 South Oxford Street
Do you care about public safety? Community development? Sustainability?
Join Transportation Alternatives, the NY League of Conservation Voters and local civic groups at a forum for candidates running in the 35th Council District.
The 35th City Council District, currently represented by Letitia James, is one of a small number of hotly contested 2013 City Council races in Brooklyn. The district includes the neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, and parts of Crown Heights, all of which have seen significant demographic and development changes over the last ten years.
Event co-sponsors include: Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, Pratt Area Community Council, Brooklyn Movement Center, SNAP, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant, and Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.