Welcome to Community Board 17


East Flatbush, Northeast East Flatbush, Rugby, Farragut/Hyde Park, Remsen Village, Ditmas Village and Erasmus.

The District is delimited by East 32nd Street, Glenwood Avenue, Nostrand Avenue, Foster Avenue and Bedford Avenue on the west, Clarkson Avenue, Utica Avenue and East New York Avenue on the north, East 98th Street on the east, as well as by the Long Island Rail Road on the south.

 Office: 4112 Farragut Road
Brooklyn NY, 11210

Chair: Mr. Barrington Barrett
District Manager: Ms. Sherif Fraser
67th Precinct
Commanding Officer:
Deputy Inspector Elliot Colon
Precinct Phone: (718) 287-3211

Community Board 17 (CB17) like all the community boards within NYC, plays a very important advisory role in dealing with land use and zoning matters, the City budget, municipal service delivery and many other matters relating to the communities’ welfare. Read More >> 

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Upcoming General Board Meeting:

Upcoming Events

General Board Meeting @7:00pm

Community Board 17's General Board Meeting typically takes place every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm. Excluding holidays and the months of July and August. These meetings are open to the public, where individuals are granted an opportunity to voice their concerns and gather information. For more information, contact the Board’s office at 718-434-3072. […]

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Alumni Auditorium Suny Downstate, 395 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203 United States
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November 6th General Election

There will be a General Election on November 6th, 2018. With that being said, we wanted to spotlight  http://voting.nyc/ as a tool for you to learn about the candidates who are running for office, find a voting location and read up on your voting rights.  


4th Annual Spelling Bee: Sign Up To Be A Contestant

Join us at the 4th Annual Spelling Bee Competition for Community District 17’s 2nd-7th-grade scholars! Sign up now to be a contestant


Upcoming Specialized High School Dates

Parents we wanted to make you aware of some important upcoming dates:
Have Students Entering High School in 2019?
Register to audition and/or to take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) by October 11, 2018. 


Begin Again Event @9:00AM

This Friday, Sept. 21 & Saturday, Sept. 22. Join @BrooklynDA & @LRBC_Online for a new program to erase any misdemeanor marijuana convictions you may have.9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lenox Road Baptist Church for Begin Again 2018. Please share this valuable info. Begin Again gives Brooklyn residents an opportunity to deal with summonses for […]


Community Rezoning Forum 3 @ 6:30PM

Now Is Your Chance To Learn About And Participate In The Rezoning Efforts Happening In Your Community. Community Board 17’s Land Use Committee, has begun to engage in a rezoning campaign to save our homes, our diverse cultures, our way of life and our future. To that end, our second in a series of targeted […]