Community Boards


These documents provide useful information for community board members including governing procedures and codes of conduct. If you are interested in learning more about how Community Boards work, feel free to browse through them

New York City Organizational Chart

Budget Manual

Know Your Community Board
This is a simple tri-fold, single-page, double-sided brochure that presents basic information about Community Boards and lists all 59 Community Boards' phone numbers, and those of both the CAU Borough Directors and the Borough Presidents' offices. To reproduce this brochure, print it out using Adobe Acrobat and then run it through a duplex copier. The format is designed to be double sided.

Guide to Parliamentary Procedure for NYC CBs, 2010
A basic introduction to parliamentary procedure as it applies to Community Boards, applicable to both Board Meetings and to board committee meetings.

Handbook for Community Board Members
An introduction to Community Boards, and their place in City government and responsibilities. Also included are the responsibilities of the District Manager and the District Service Cabinet. The appendices, listed here separately, include relevant sections of the City Charter and other useful information for Board members.

Handbook Appendix E: Conflicts of Interest

"Fair Share" Criteria
A guide for city agencies.

Find Your Elected Officials
Click the link above to visit the New York State Board of Elections website and find your representatives.


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