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Independent Neighborhood Democrats

Thursday, February 19, 2015, at 7 p.m.

St. Francis College, Room 3213

180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn

On the Agenda:

Richard Ravitch.  Presentation by Richard Ravitch, New York's Lieutenant Governor from 2009-2010 and author of "So Much to Do."

IND Elections.  IND will hold elections for Officers and the Executive Board.  Nominations for officers are closed, but nominations for Executive Board are still open.  If you would like to join the Executive Board, e-mail us at indbrooklyn.org@gmail.com or speak with an IND officer.

Library Resolution.  Discussion and voting on the Resolution on the future of the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.

Also, reports from our elected officials!

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February 19.  Borough President Eric Adam's event "One Brooklyn" at Borough Hall will provide a preview of upcoming youth events and youth initiatives for 2015.  Please contact Candice Julien, Program Administrator, Office of the BBP, at cjulien@brooklynbp.nyc.gov or 717-802-3981.

February 19 at 6:00 pm.  At the YWCA on Atlantic and Third Avenue, there will be a community town hall sponsored by CB 2,6,and 8, as well as most of the neighborhood associations, to share information about Move NY-Fair Plan.  Former NYC DOT Commissioner Sam Schwartz will speak and there will be break out groups.

February 24 at 6:30 pm.  Gowanus Community Advisory Group Full Meeting at Mary Star of the Sea, 41 First Avenue.

February 25 at 6:30 pm.  CB 6 Youth, Human Service and Education Committee Meeting at John Jay HS 237 7th Ave. On the agenda is a presentation of Senator Squadron and Assemblwoman Simon's bill to mandate community involvement in hospital closings, and a discussion and planning session on the upcoming "Youth Opportunity Fair."

February 26 at 6:00 pm.  Gowanus United -- the community coalition responsible for negotiating the agreement with DOCCS to minimize the footprint of the Brooklyn Parol Site -- is having a celebration with food, drinks and music and will also be discussing future plans for the coalition. This event takes place at the Bell House at 149 7th Street.

March 3 at 6:30pm.  Brooklyn Bridge Park CAC meeting at 334 Furman Street.

March 9 at 12:00 pm.  NYS DEC Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to State Saline Surface Water Quality Regs.

March 10 from 8:30 - 11.  Brooklyn Affordable Housing Forum located at 1 MetroTech in the National Grid Auditorium.