Call to Order
1. Chair opening remarks
2. Review of Veterans Affairs Committee Mission Statement
Consistent with the Community Board's advisory role, the Veterans Affairs Committee will explore issues affecting the quality of life of the residents in our community. The Committee will work with private and nonprofit entities and government agencies on issues related to veterans' needs and issues, including: education, employment, disability, health care, small business, housing, and benefits generally. One of the Committee's goals will be to ensure veterans are connected with the many resources available in New York City. Where appropriate, the Committee will issue recommendations to the relevant governmental agencies, elected officials, and organizations; will host informational forums on particular issues affecting veterans within the district of Community Board 8; and will refer matters for consideration by the full Community Board.
3. Speaker: Oswaldo Pereira, NYC Department of Veterans’ Services
4. Discussion on issues facing Veterans in the district (Housing, Education, Vendor licenses and schedule of
upcoming Committee meetings.
5. Public Session
6. New Business:
David Menegon, Chair