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- Each Community District has a Community Board serving as the local representative board of city gov’t
- 59 community boards in NYC.
- Each one consists of up to 50 unsalaried members, half of whom are nominated by their district's City Council members.
- Has committees, holds monthly meetings and public hearings.
- Plays advisory role in issues involving community welfare, including land use and zoning issues, and making recommendations in the city's budget process.
- District manager (salaried position) appointed by board.
Source: Mayor's Community Affairs Unit, About Community Boards