Community Board 2 (CB2) will hold the following three committee meetings next week, all 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 conclude with 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.
1) Parks and Recreation Committee (Monday, April 15, 2013; Dining Rooms A&B, Brooklyn Hospital, 121 DeKalb Avenue at St. Felix Street, in Fort Greene)
Frankie Rowland, marketing director for Down to Earth, an operator of farmers markets, will present its proposal for a market on the upland of Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
The parks committee has also been invited to participate in a discussion about the design for a theater proposed to be operated by St. Ann’s Warehouse in the Tobacco Warehouse, in Brooklyn Bridge Park. That discussion will take place at the Land Use Committee meeting on Wednesday (see below).
2) Transportation and Public Committee (Tuesday, April 16, 2013; First Floor Board Room, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court streets), in Brooklyn Heights)
Christopher Hrones, the DOT Downtown Brooklyn transportation coordinator, and Preston Johnson, a project manager with the agency’s bike program, will present “Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge Bike Lane Approach Improvements” (see above).
3) Land Use Committee (Wednesday, April 17, 2013; Room LC400, Dibner Building, Polytechnic Institute, 5 MetroTech Center (off of the MetroTech Commons), in Downtown Brooklyn)
The meeting will begin with an evaluation, to be conducted jointly with the community board’s parks committee, of the design for a theater proposed to be operated by St. Ann’s Warehouse in the Tobacco Warehouse, in Brooklyn Bridge Park. A recommendation to the Public Design Commission may result from the committee review.