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Other Task Forces and Working Groups

Budget Task Force

Community Boards are Charter mandated to produce an annual Statements of Community District Needs and Budget Requests. Together, these documents are intended to support communities in their ongoing consultations with city agencies, elected officials and other key stakeholders. In addition, MCB4 drafts a written response to the Mayor’s Preliminary Budget. The Budget Task Force meets multiple times throughout the year. To learn more, visit our Budget & Statement of District Needs page.

Port Authority Bus Terminal Working Group

The Port Authority Bus Terminal Working Group is made up of MCB4’s Land Use, Transportation, and Housing Committee leadership. Its goal is to collaborate with existing stakeholders, such as the PANYNJ, elected representatives, and the Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition. In addition, The Working Group strategizes the Board’s response as each next step of the project is reached. The Working Group meets on an as needed basis.

Balanced Business Task Force

The Manhattan Community Board 4 Balanced Business Diversity Task Force explores ways to maintain the existing business mix of our neighborhoods, which give them a unique definition and quality, and ways to support the growth of new businesses. The Task Force meets on an as needed basis.

Social and Racial Justice Task Force

The Social and Racial Justice Task Force engages the community to understand their concerns regarding racism and discrimination, and takes a proactive role in facilitating measurable progress towards social and racial equity and equality affecting our District.

The Social and Racial Justice Task Force holds monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm

.For further information and meeting materials, please contact the MCB4 office.

  • Public Forum on Health Disparities & COVID-19: On March 23, The Social and Racial Justice Task Force, collaborating with MCB4’s HHHS Committee put together an amazing panel of experts that were able to share both professional expertise and personal experiences on the topics of maternal mortality, COVID-19 and vaccinations. Watch a recording of the forum on our Youtube page.


For further information on any of these Task Forces and Working Groups, please contact the MCB4 office.

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