Community boards of Queens
Community boards of Queens are New York City community boards in the borough of Queens, which are the appointed advisory groups of the community districts that advise on land use and zoning, participate in the city budget process, and address service delivery in their district.
Community boards are each composed of up to 50 volunteer members appointed by the local borough president, half from nominations by City Council members representing the community district (i.e., whose council districts cover part of the community district). Additionally, all City Council members representing the community district are non-voting, ex officio board members.
The 14 community boards in Queens, and a few representative neighborhoods in each, are listed below:
- CB 1 : Astoria, Long Island City, Rikers Island
- CB 2 : Sunnyside, Woodside
- CB 3 : Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst, North Corona
- CB 4 : Elmhurst, Corona
- CB 5 : Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood, Glendale
- CB 6 : Rego Park, Forest Hills
- CB 7 : Flushing, Whitestone, College Point
- CB 8 : Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens Hills, Jamaica Hills
- CB 9 : Woodhaven, Richmond Hill, Ozone Park, Kew Gardens
- CB 10 : Howard Beach, South Ozone Park, Ozone Park,
- CB 11 : Bayside, Douglaston, Little Neck, Auburndale
- CB 12 : Jamaica, South Jamaica, Hollis, St. Albans
- CB 13 : Laurelton, Cambria Heights, Queens Village, Glen Oaks
- CB 14 : The Rockaways, Broad Channel
Within the borough of Queens there are five Joint Interest Areas (JIA), which are outside of the jurisdiction of individual community districts, and have their own district number. The five JIAs in Queens county are:
- District 80 - LaGuardia Airport, 2010 Census population: Zero
- District 81 - Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 2010 Census population: 56
- District 82 - Forest Park, 2010 Census population: 691
- District 83 - JFK International Airport, 2010 Census population: Zero
- District 84 - Queens Gateway National Recreation Area, 2010 Census population: 45
The Queens Borough Board
The Queens Borough Board is composed of the borough president, New York City Council members whose districts are part of the borough, and the chairperson of each community board in Queens. The current borough board is composed of the 30 members listed in the table below:
|Borough of Queens||Borough President||Melinda Katz|
|Queens Community District 1||Chair|
|Queens Community District 2||Chair||Denise Keehan-Smith|
|Queens Community District 3||Chair||Philip Papass|
|Queens Community District 4||Chair||Damian Vargas|
|Queens Community District 5||Chair||Vincent Arcuri, Jr.|
|Queens Community District 6||Chair||Joseph Hennessy|
|Queens Community District 7||Chair||Eugene T. Kelty, Jr.|
|Queens Community District 8||Chair||Martha Taylor|
|Queens Community District 9||Chair||Oudeshram “Raj” Rampershad|
|Queens Community District 10||Chair||Betty Braton|
|Queens Community District 11||Chair||Christine Haider|
|Queens Community District 12||Chair||Adrienne E. Adams|
|Queens Community District 13||Chair||Bryan Block|
|Queens Community District 14||Chair||Dolores Orr|
|City Council District 19||Council member||Paul Vallone|
|City Council District 20||Council member||Peter Koo|
|City Council District 21||Council member||Francisco Moya|
|City Council District 22||Council member||Costa Constantinides|
|City Council District 23||Council member||Barry Grodenchik|
|City Council District 24||Council member||Rory Lancman|
|City Council District 25||Council member||Danny Dromm|
|City Council District 26||Council member||Jimmy Van Bramer|
|City Council District 27||Council member||Daneek Miller|
|City Council District 28||Council member||Adrienne Adams|
|City Council District 29||Council member||Karen Koslowitz|
|City Council District 30||Council member||Robert Holden|
|City Council District 31||Council member||Donovan Richards|
|City Council District 32||Council member||Eric Ulrich|
|City Council District 34||Council member||Antonio Reynoso||Also member of the Brooklyn Borough Board|
- Government of New York City
- List of Queens neighborhoods
- New York City Council
- Borough president
- Borough boards of New York City
- Berg, Bruce (2007). New York City Politics: Governing Gotham. Rutgers University Press. p. 277.
- "About Community Boards". NYC Mayor's Community Affairs Unit. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
- New York City Charter § 2800(a)
- Community District Profiles, New York City Department of City Planning. Accessed October 9, 2007.
- NYC Department of City Planning. "Joint Interest Areas and Sources & Disclaimer". www1.nyc.gov. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
- "2010 Census Table G-1: 2010 Community District Geography Notes" (PDF). Retrieved 11 April 2018.
- New York City Charter § 85(a)
- Cruz, David (November 2–22, 2017). "Borough Board to Vote on Jerome Avenue Rezoning Nov. 16" (tabloid)
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- "Handbook for Community Board Members" (PDF). NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit (CAU). Retrieved 29 November 2017.
- "Community Boards – Queens Borough President". www.queensbp.org. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
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