Participatory Budgeting Projects on the Ballot 2017

Decide how to spend one million of your tax dollars in your neighborhood.

Vote for up to 5 projects.

EDUCATION

1. JREC Auditorium Renovation
317 East 67th Street ($750,000)
Julia Richman Education Complex auditorium renovation.

2. PS 183 Green Science and STEM Lab Classroom
419 East 66th Street ($600,000)
Hydroponic laboratory for a classroom to improve STEM curriculum and enhance green initiatives for the community.

3. Eleanor Roosevelt H.S. Auditorium Renovation
411 East 76th Street ($750,000)
Extend stage, fix sound and lighting system, replace seats and floor to improve view, capacity, and support athletics.

4. PS 198/77 Playground Renovation
1700 Third Avenue ($500,000)
Provide resurfacing and equipment for play area servicing two public elementary schools, and remove diseased tree.

5. PS 77 Music Room Renovation
1700 Third Avenue ($500,000)
Soundproof room with new flooring to limit disturbing adjacent instruction. Add instrument storage and replace sink.

HOUSING

6. Lexington Houses Layered Access
Lexington Ave. between E. 98th & 99th Streets ($500,000)
Add key fob electronic entry system for lobbies of Lexington Houses.

7. Lexington Houses West Playground Renovation
Lexington Ave. between E. 98th & 99th Streets ($500,000)
New equipment for west playground.

8. Stanley Isaacs Layered Access
East 93rd Street & First Avenue ($500,000)
Add key fob electronic entry system for lobbies of Stanley Isaacs.

9. Security Cameras for Holmes Towers
East 93rd Street & First Avenue ($500,000)
Add new security cameras for increased safety for residents of Holmes Towers.
 

PARKS AND RECREATION

10. Irrigate the Esplanade
East River Esplanade ($1,000,000)
Irrigation for the East River Esplanade from 90th to 96th Street to water trees and vegetation.

TRANSPORTATION

11. Bus Clocks for Northbound M15 & M31
First and York Avenues ($350,000)
Add northbound bus clocks to M15 & M31 in District 5 to display wait for next bus (adds to bus clocks funded in 2014).

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