Award. Youth Acknowledgement Award, applications due by: April 1, 2016
Brooklyn Community Board 6 is seeking to honor youth who have made a substantial contribution to improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods through direct action or by serving as a positive role model for others. Applications are now available for the CB6 Youth Acknowledgement Awards.

Youth Acknowledgement Awards will be given to youth between the ages of 10 to 19 who reside, attend school or volunteer for some organization serving the CB6 district. The contribution must have occurred in 2015 and may include, but is not limited to, tutoring, participating in community-based projects, assisting the needy, or triumphing over a personal challenge. Only volunteers will be considered eligible for this award.

All recipients will be notified in April and expected to attend the Youth Acknowledgement Awards Ceremony to be held prior to the Community Boardís general meeting of May 11, 2016. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2016.  (Posted: January 31, 2016)
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Award. Actio Award for Youth Involvement, applications due by: April 1, 2016
Brooklyn Community Board 6 is seeking to honor youth who have made a substantial contribution to improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods through direct action or by serving as a positive role model for others. Applications are now available for the CB6 Robert Acito Award for Youth Involvement.

The Robert Acito Award for Youth Involvement will be given to an adult member of the CB6 community who has demonstrated a commitment to young people and has proven to be a positive force in their lives. Robert Acito served as District Manager from 1980-1993 and in his lifetime worked tirelessly on behalf of the youth of the district. Since his passing, the Community Board has chosen to honor Bobís memory by selecting an adult member of the community who has demonstrated a similar sense of purpose.

All recipients will be notified in April and expected to attend the Youth Acknowledgement Awards Ceremony to be held prior to the Community Boardís general meeting of May 11, 2016. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2016.  (Posted: January 31, 2016)
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Construction Project. The Lightstone Group: August 2015
***Notice of Upcoming Site Work***
363-365 Bond Street and 388 Carroll Street, Gowanus

The Lightstone Group is constructing a 700-unit residential development and public waterfront esplanade park at 363-365 Bond Street and 388 Carroll Street in Gowanus. Construction began in Spring 2014.  (Revised: August 14, 2015)
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Construction Project. Third Avenue Electrical Relocation, April 2015
Con Edison will be relocating electrical equipment in our area to prepare for a City sewer project.

The work is currently generally taking place along 3rd Avenue between Sackett and 2nd Streets.  (Posted: April 05, 2015)
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Volunteer Opportunity. Want to join the Community Board?
Use the link below to get more information directly from the Borough President's Office on how you can be appointed to the Community Board. Downloadable application available.  (Revised: June 23, 2015)
Click here to find out more about joining the Community Board
 
Job Posting. Become a School Crossing Guard!
Help Your Community While Earning Pay and Benefits!
School Crossing Guards help children safely cross busy intersections on their way to and from school, and control traffic flow around schools in the morning, at lunch time and at the end of the school day.

PART TIME JOBS ARE AVAILABLE NOW!
PAY - $9.88/HOUR TO START, $12.90/HOUR AFTER 3 YEARS.

HEALTH BENEFITS-HEALTH INSURANCE WITH 20+ HOURS WORKED PER WEEK.

WORK CLOSE TO HOME-GO TO YOUR LOCAL PRECINCT FOR AN APPLICATION.  (Revised: October 24, 2014)
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Block Party Information
Are you planning a block party? Make sure you leave yourself enough time to organize the event. Applications must be filed 90 days in advance.

Applying for a block party is a two-step process. You need to fill out an online application by visiting the city's Street Activity Permit office. You must provide the CB6 district office with either a letter from the affected block association, or the signatures of 20 residents who live on the block, to demonstrate to us that they've consented to the block closure.  (Revised: October 24, 2014)
Block party petition template
 
 
 
 
  Award. Youth Acknowledgement Award, applications due by: April 1, 2016
 
  Award. Actio Award for Youth Involvement, applications due by: April 1, 2016
 
  Construction Project. The Lightstone Group: August 2015
 
  Construction Project. Third Avenue Electrical Relocation, April 2015
 
  Volunteer Opportunity. Want to join the Community Board?
 
  Job Posting. Become a School Crossing Guard!
 
  Block Party Information