You are invited to a Brooklyn Town Hall meeting
on Thursday, February 9, 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cypress Hills School (P.S. 89)
265 Warwick Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207
(J/Z Cleveland Street, C Van Siclen Avenue, Q24 Bus)
The Town Hall will feature a special welcome by Amanda M. Burden, FAICP, Commissioner, New York City Department of City Planning and a panel discussion Connecting Brooklyn to the Region, featuring representatives from the New York City Department of City Planning, and other local and regional planning experts.
The New York - Connecticut Sustainable communities is a partnership working with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and other government agencies, local governments and regional planning organizations to create economic opportunity, affordable housing options, transit and better quality of life for you and your community. The NYC Department of City Planning is undertaking a coordinated neighborhood planning study in East New York and Cypress Hills under the Sustainable Communities initiative. The Town Hall event will highlight Brooklyn's and East New York's role in the region and how regional connections can further the planning initiatives led by the New York - Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium.
The New York City Department of City Planning will present its Sustainable East New York Study that is planning for affordable housing, improved transportation access, more job opportunities and a greener, greater, more sustainable East New York and Cypress Hills in a regional context.
A Community Visioning Event is planned for March, 2012, during which members of the public are invited to join planners on a tour of the study area and make their voices heard in developing a plan for a stronger, greener East New York.
- the partnership is working to expand job and housing opportunities and quality of life
- New York, Long Island and other parts of the Consortium are working on this effort
- to obtain preferred status for federal grant applications
- you can get involved
- your priorities for your community or organization
- how we should measure our success
- your ideas for a better, greener, more sustainable East New York and region
For more information, visit:
For questions, contact the New York City Department of City Planning Brooklyn Office at SCENY_DL@planning.nyc.gov
, ph.: 718-780-8280.
Download event flyer: East New York Event Flyer (PDF)
Download event flyer: En Español (PDF)
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