Community Board members receive very little fame and adulation, but they’re an important of New York City democracy. From deciding how to make the intersections more safe, to debating details about new real estate developments, the boards get a first crack at the major issues facing the neighborhood.
Now they’re looking for new members. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer gets to appoint half the members and she’s calling for applications. Learn how to apply here. The applications are due Feb. 1.