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Neighborhood councils are governmental or non-governmental bodies composed of local people who handle neighborhood problems.
Neighborhood councils: to promote more citizen participation in government and make government more responsive to local needs.
Neighborhood councils can be found in many cities throughout the world. In the United States, such councils are active in Los Angeles, California, Tacoma, Washington, and San Diego, California among other cities. They are designed to include representatives of the many diverse interests and needs in the communities that make up a City, providing an advisory role on issues of concern.