Brooklyn Community Board 1 is a local government agency of the City of New York covering the Greenpoint – Williamsburg neighborhoods in the Borough of Brooklyn with (according to the 2010 census) a population of 179,390.
The area bounded is: North: Newtown Creek, East: Newtown Creek, English Kills, Brooklyn-Queens Borough Line, South: Flushing Avenue, West: Williamsburg Street, Kent Avenue, Division Avenue, Wallabout Channel East River.
Like a town hall, public meetings of the Brooklyn Community Board No. 1 are a place where interested citizens discuss community issues, monitor government performance, and advise City agencies on neighborhood matters.
The Board is administered by Gerald A. Esposito, the District Manager.