The people who go to community-board meetings are, yes, often cranky. So you can just guess their reactions to Bloomberg's proposal of shortening the city's ULURP process — in which the boards are given time to review and critique new projects — from 200 days to 60 days. Hizzoner says we need to speed the process in the sluggish economy. But folks suspect this may be a step toward getting rid of those pesky (but democratic!) community boards altogether. Save the cranks! [Carroll Gardens Courier]
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