Community Board One, Manhattan
Community Board #1 (CB #1) is one of New York 's 59 community boards. We are an advisory body with a formal role designated by the City Charter in such matters as land use, determining local budget priorities and monitoring City service delivery.
Community Board #1 has 50 members who live or work in Lower Manhattan . Members are appointed by the Manhattan Borough President and our local City Council member.
Community Board #1 has established various committees which focus on specific issues relevant to Lower Manhattan and on the different neighborhoods within the Community Board #1 District. Committee and full Board meetings are held monthly, and these meetings are open to the public.