Posts Tagged ‘Board 7’

BOARD 7 GETS NEW MEMBERS

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Community Board 7 will get eight new members this year, Borough President Scott Stringer announced March 30. Of the 375 new applications Stringer’s office received, 88 were chosen for Manhattan’s 12 boards. The board’s new appointees are Brian Byrd, Elizabeth Caputo, Robert Espier, Dalia Mahmoud, Suzanne Robotti, Haydee Rosario, Marisa Maack, Nick Prigo and Mark [&hellip
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No Café Permits for Cycling Scofflaws

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As a longtime resident and community advocate, I applaud Community Board 7’s disapproval of a sidewalk café permit last month for a restaurant with a record of chronic delivery bicycle infractions. In a Feb. 9 committee meeting, the permit application had been approved by the committee under the condition that the restaurant begin complying with [&hellip
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BREWER ON RAT PATROL

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Council Member Gale Brewer is holding a special training session for building maintenance staff on how to protect buildings from rodents. The June 9 meeting, also sponsored by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Community Board 7, will feature experts on controlling mice and rats in a safe and effective way. The meeting [&hellip
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The Greening of Board 7

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Community Board 7 has carved out an unusual role in New York City’s eco-revolution. Since January 2008, its “Green Committee” has been meeting to discuss a range of issues, making Board 7 the only Manhattan community board with a committee dedicated solely to environmental issues. Other community boards have embedded environmental concerns into already established [&hellip
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