Projects on the Ballot (2018)Projects on the Ballot (2018) Josh Jamieson Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:19pm
Decide how to spend one million of your tax dollars in your neighborhood.
Vote for up to 5 projects.
Arts, Culture & Community
☐ 1. NYPL District Libraries Technology Upgrade
E. 67th St, Webster & Roosevelt Island($200,000)
New computers, printers, self-checkout kiosks, phone systems, network equipment and free high-speed WiFi.
☐ 2. NYPL Webster Branch Electrical System
1465 York Ave ($500,000)
Upgrades to the library branch's electrical system.
☐ 3. NYPL Webster Branch HVAC System
1465 York Ave ($600,000)
Designated as an OEM Cooling Center, this will provide a safe environment for patrons during periods of extreme heat.
☐ 4. Laptops for Public Schools
Purchasing laptop carts for ten District 5 public schools.
☐ 5. PS 183 HVAC for Cafeteria and Community Space
419 E. 66th St ($600,000)
The cafeteria is used by school and community organizations year-round. HVAC would limit excessive heat in warmer months.
☐ 6. PS 290 MNS Re-construct Kindergarten Bathroom 311 E. 82nd St ($200,000)
Re-construct K bathroom to have age appropriate height stalls and sinks to improve sanitary and safety conditions.
☐ 7. PS/IS 217 Cafeteria Renovations
645 Main St, Roosevelt Island ($300,000)
Re-tiling cafeteria floors and fixing cracks.
Parks & Recreation
☐ 8. Lexington Houses NYCHA Playground Renovation
Lexington Ave. between E. 98th & 99th St ($500,000)
New play and safety equipment for a playground.
☐ 9. Ruppert Park New Children's Play Area
1741 2nd Ave ($500,000)
Expansion of the children's play area in Ruppert Park.
☐ 10. St. Catherine's Park Water Park
1245 1st Ave ($460,000)
Replace the existing fountains with new plumbing, interactive spray heads and sports coating for kids to play in water.
☐ 11. NYPD Security Cameras for East 86th Street Subways
East 86th Street Subways ($141,000)
East 86th Street Subway stop entroances and surrounding area would have added security of NYPD cameras.
☐ 12. NYPD Security Cameras for East River Esplanade
East River Esplanade ($160,000)
Connect Rockefeller University & Hospital for Special Surgery security cameras facing Esplanade to NYPD security system.
☐ 13. NYPD Security Cameras at Sutton Place Parks
Sutton Place at 54, 55, 56, 57 & 58th St ($247,000)
Cameras will cover the parks to make the space more secure and to reduce crime and address quality of life concerns
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