Voting Locations for District 35 Participatory Budgeting

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Vote Week for District 35 Participatory Budgeting

Final Project PostVote Week for District 35 is March 27th  – April 2nd , 2017! Enclosed below are the projects that will be on the ballot.

Volunteers are needed! Register now.

Voting Site Locations

You can cast your ballot in our district office from March 27th to  March 31st  from 10:00AM to 5:00PM, 55 Hanson Place Suite 778 Brooklyn, NY 11217

Education Running Water for PS 241 Science Lab $350,000 Create a water line for the PS 241 science lab. Install one non-reactive sink, faucet and taps. Update floor material if required as well 976 President Street
Education Auditorium renovation for PS67 and Community Roots Charter School (co-located schools) $493,000 Installing seating, lighting and sound system. Upgrade will also include restoring circuits and replacing broken lights. New audio equipment, speaker and AV system. Pull-down projection system and screen. 51 St. Edwards Street
Education Technology/PromethiumActivPanels for PS 532 New Bridges Elementary School $65,000 Install 10 Promethium ActivPanels for classrooms to help improve learning for students and faculty. 1025 Eastern Parkway
Education Science room and technology upgrade for PS 705 $350,000 Science classroom upgrade will include built-in teacher’s station also technology upgrade with mobile STEM labs and a 3D Printer. 443 St. Marks Avenue
Education Auditorium Upgrades PS 9 $350,000 Replace stage lighting, replace sound system, install projector, restore approximately 10 auditorium seats, repaint auditorium, refurbish stage floor, upgrade electrical to the extent necessary for the other requested improvements. 80 Underhill Avenue
Transit Safe Route to PS 221 300,000 Safe route brings improved crosswalks, new traffic medians and other traffic-calming measures such as speed bumps, new traffic signals, and improved signs to reduce pedestrian accidents in school zones. Empire, Troy and Montgomery intersections.
Transit Bus Pads on Fulton St. 300,000 Bus pads replace the surface where buses stop and replace the pavement that gets warped with a solid concrete pad. The warped streets cause danger for bikes, the old and the young who walk there. Fulton St. near to Clermont Avenue
Housing Ingersoll Houses Garden Improvements $500,000 A watering system will make tending the garden easier; benches and lighting will help people enjoy this community hub. Ingersoll Housing Development

Join us tomorrow for our City-Wide PB Vote week Kick-Off! #PBNYC #VoteWeek

Please join us tomorrow as we kick-off PB VOTE WEEK citywide.

Get ready to cast YOUR vote for your TOP 5 projects. This is a chance for you to take control over your District’s capital budget.

Let’s make a difference. I hope to see you all tomorrow! See the flyer for details and SHARE SHARE SHARE!

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03/29 – 04/03 Event: District 35 Participatory Budgeting Voting Sites

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District 35 Final Ballot for Participatory Budgeting Vote Week

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Vote Week for District 35 is March 29 – April 3, 2016! Enclosed below are the projects that will be on the ballot.

Volunteers are needed! Register now.

You can cast your ballot in our district office, 1 Hanson Place Suite 201 Brooklyn, NY 11243

(entrance on Ashland Place)

Additional Locations TBA

Streets President Street Bump-Outs $300,000 On President Street, create bump-outs to extend curbs into the street. This is a high-volume subway station with inadequate space for pedestrians. Project would decrease likelihood of injury/death. President St. and Nostrand Ave. (2/5 Stop)
Streets Bus Pads on Fulton Street $220,000 Bus pads replace the surface where buses stop and replace the pavement that gets warped with a solid concrete pad. The warped streets cause danger for bikes, the old and the young who walk there. Fulton St. near to Clermont Avenue
Streets Bump out at Washington Avenue and Dean Street $300,000 Create a bump-out at the Dean Street and Washington Avenue intersection. This is in response to increased vehicular traffic on Dean Street. It will help reduce the risk of pedestrian injuries. Washington Avenue at Dean Street
Housing Basketball court renovation at Lafayette Gardens $350,000 Renovation of basketball court. Lafayette Gardens Housing development
Housing Basketball court renovation at Whitman Houses $350,000 Renovation of basketball court Whitman Housing Development
Housing Basketball court renovation at Atlantic Terminal $350,000 Basketball court renovation Atlantic Terminal Housing Development
Housing Grounds Renovation $500,000 Project will be designed to budget in collaboration with the Resident Association leadership. Priorities to be considered will include lighting, trees, bushes, irrigation system and metal benches Atlantic Terminal Housing Development
Housing Safety upgrades in Farragut Housing Development $500,000 Design it to budget. Install Cameras in staircases and elevators. Farragut Housing Development
Housing Renovation to Willoughby Senior Center Entrance $500,000 Grounds Renovation for the outside. The entry way to the Willoughby Senior Center needs new walls, new paint and new floors. Whitman Housing Development
Housing Grounds Renovation $500,000 Project will be designed to budget in collaboration with the Resident Association leadership. Priorities to be considered will include lighting, trees, bushes, irrigation system and metal benches Lafayette Gardens Housing Development garden
Housing Grounds Renovation $500,000 Project will be designed to budget in collaboration with the Resident Association leadership. Priorities to be considered will include lighting, trees, bushes, irrigation system and metal benches Ingersoll Housing Development Garden
Housing Renovation of Farragut community center Entrance $500,000 Renovate the entry way to the Farragut community Center needs new walls, new paint and new floors. Farragut Housing Development
Housing HVAC system for the Willoughby Senior Center $500,000 HVAC system for the Willoughby Senior Center Whitman Housing Development
Streets Security cameras in Precincts 88 and 77 $210,000 Install Argus security cameras at intersections where NYPD precincts have identified a need. Each Argus unit is a set of 2 cameras. Three units will be allocated to each of the 2 precincts. NYPD to choose place
Streets Security cameras in precincts 71 and 78 $210,000 Install Argus security cameras at intersections where NYPD precincts have identified a need. Each Argus unit is a set of 2 cameras. Three units will be allocated to each of the 2 precincts. NYPD to choose place
Education New Technology for High-Need Schools: PS 375 & 532 $310,000 Creating a new computer lab at PS 375 and upgrading ancient AV technology in the auditorium at PS 532 will enable students at these two Title I schools to thrive in the 21st century. 46 McKeever Pl & 1025 Eastern Pkwy, Crown Hts
Education Renovate Decrepit Bathrooms at PS 9 & PS 316 $300,000 Better hygiene for 1250 children! Update 6 badly deteriorated bathrooms, including replacing broken toilets & installing hand dryers. PS 316 has Title I status & PS 9 is over 50% low-income. 80 Underhill Pros Hts; 750 Classon Crown Hts
Education Learning Walls for PS 20 $36,500 Install pin-able writable walls in 20 classrooms for students, teachers to actively co-create learning. 5 temporary walls already increasing learning, initiation, critical thinking and cooperation. PS 20 The Clinton Hill School 225 Adelphi St.
Transit Real-Time Information Signs: B65 & B44 Passengers $120 -160,000 Install real-time bus signs on two of the busiest lines in Brooklyn:B65: Flatbush & Dean; Flatbush & Bergen; Bergen & New York; Dean & Nostrand

B44: New York & Eastern Pkwy; Nostrand & Eastern Pkwy

ONLY 4 DAYS LEFT! Participatory Budgeting is in progress

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Participatory Budgeting is in progress. Anyone from ages 14 and up are encouraged to participate by submitting an idea on my idea map: http://ideas.pbnyc.org/page/guidelines. I invite you all to take advantage of this opportunity, the idea map will be open up until November 16th. Please act quickly! We look forward to reviewing your ideas and turning them into project proposals.

If you would like to follow your idea beyond the idea map to make sure that it receives the right attention, I encourage you to join us in this process by becoming a Budget Delegate. Help me help you and this district by volunteering to turn these ideas into project proposals. If you would like to learn more about how you can get involved, contact Sasha in my District Office at (718) 260-9191 or ssealey@council.nyc.gov

5 MORE DAYS, LET’S GO!

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5 MORE DAYS, LET’S GO!

Participatory Budgeting is a process that thrives off of the participation of the community.  Anyone from ages 14 and up are encouraged to participate by  submitting an idea on my idea map. If you have already submitted an idea, submit ANOTHER idea: http://ideas.pbnyc.org/page/guidelines. I invite you all to take advantage of this opprotunity by making sure $1 million in capital funds is spent at it’s best with the sole goal of improving the district. This is strictly a democratic process, I am leaving the power to make the decisions in your hands. The deadline is November 16th for ALL idea submissions, so act quickly.  We look forward to reviewing your ideas and turning them into project proposals.

If you would like to follow your idea beyond the idea map to make sure that it receives the right attention, I encourage you to join us in this process by becoming a Budget Delegate. Help me help you and this district by volunteering to turn these ideas into project proposals. If you would like to learn more about how you can get involved, contact Sasha in my District Office at (718) 260-9191 or ssealey@council.nyc.gov.