Your Chance to Join Community Board 3

Posted on: December 6th, 2012 at 6:18 am by

As is the case each year, Borough President Scott Stringer is now opening the playing field for new blood in the Manhattan’s community board system. This time around, half of the 600 total seats are up for appointment come April 1, 2013.

If interested in applying for a community board seat, consider the following steps. Deadline for applicants is January 18:

  • Attend a community board meeting. All Community Board meetings are open to the public. The full Community Board of each district meets once a month. Meetings rotate locations but stick to the same monthly times. Please see your individual Community Board section here and access your Community Board’s calendar for up-to-date information.
  • Review the eligibility requirements for community board service.
  • Download and complete the our community board application and include a copy of your resume or biography.
  • Return the application to the Manhattan Borough President’s Office postmarked or hand delivered no later than January 18, 2013.

You can learn more about the whole application process at one of three public meetings:

Thursday, December 13th 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 19th Fl

Tuesday, December 18th 6:30 – 8:00 pm
163 West 125th Street, 8th Floor

Tuesday, January 8th 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 19th Fl

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