Community Board 2 (CB2) will hold two committee meetings next week, both of which are scheduled for 6:00 pm.

All committee meetings of Community Board 2 begin with the approval of the agenda and introduction of the committee officers. The meetings include the approval of the previous month’s meeting minutes, a chairperson’s report, other business, and a community forum during which the public may speak.

Health, Environment and Social Services

6:00 pm, Wednesday, October 2, 2019; The Brooklyn Hospital Center, First Floor Dining Room A, 121 DeKalb Avenue at St. Felix Street

Yuri Sanchez, Brooklyn Borough Director for the Department of Homeless Services, will speak on “Turning the Tide on Homelessness,” a mayoral initiative to reduce incidences of homelessness.
Read more about the program


The committee will also review the following liquor license applications.
Read the “Community Board Q & A” on the SLA website (PDF).

New: Full On-Premise
• 471 Myrtle Avenue; Mr. Lee’s Brooklyn
• 68 Jay Street aka 57B Pearl Street; Archway Café (Upgrade)
• 228 DeKalb Avenue; Black Iris

Existing Transfer
• 85 Flatbush Avenue Extension; Tillary Hotel

New: Restaurant/Tavern Wine
• 247 Water Street; Beat the Bomb
• 35 Lafayette Avenue; Tpello

Renewal: Eating Place Beer
• 376 Classon Avenue; Speedy Romeo

Renewal: Restaurant/Tavern Wine
• 445 Gold Street (DeKalb Market Hall), #42; Brooklyn Wine Cellar
• 19 Old Fulton Street; Juliana’s
• 409 Fulton Street; Shake Shack
• 82 Henry Street; 82 Henry Cuisine
• 298 Atlantic Avenue; Sottocasa

Renewal: Full On-Premise
• 80 Lafayette Avenue; Pequeña
• 200 Schermerhorn Street, Unit 3; Brooklyn Fare

Economic Development and Employment

6:00 pm, Thursday, October 3, 2019; St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street; Room 6402

Cassie Carillo, an organizer with 32BJ SEIU, will ask for the community board’s adoption of a resolution recommending that the Trust for Governors Island ensure all security jobs associated with a June 2019 Request for Proposals (RFP) pay the prevailing wage and meet other requirements.
Access the RFPs currently issued by the Trust for Governors Island

Also Next Week


In Community District 2, the following firehouses will be open on October 5:

—     Engine 224, 274 Hicks Street, Brooklyn Heights (1:00-3:00)
—     Engine 205 and Ladder 118, 74 Middagh Street, Brooklyn Heights (11:00-1:00)
—     Engine 207 and Ladder 110, 172 Tillary Street (11:00-1:00)
—     Engine 210, 160 Carlton Avenue, Fort Greene (1:00-3:00)
—     Engine 226, 409 State Street, Boerum Hill (1:00-3:00)

Click on the image above to access a map of all firehouses participating in the annual event.


Weekly Look-Ahead

Community Board 2 will hold its general meeting at 6:00 pm on Monday, October 7, in the Third Floor Auditorium in the North Pavilion at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 DeKalb Avenue at St. Felix Street.. Please note the non-standard meeting day.</b