2014 Participatory Budgeting Ballot

2014 Participatory Budgeting Ballot

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After months of hard work evaluating hundreds of project ideas, our team of community budget delegates compiled the following list of Participatory Budgeting ballot projects. Come out and vote on April 5th and 6th for your five favorite projects.

 

Parks

Repair & Repave Ennis Playground Basketball Court

Repair and repave the cracked and unusable basketball court at Ennis Playground as a first step toward a renovated park - $250,000

District 39 Repair & Repave Ennis Playground Basketball Court from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Repair and Improve Three Pathways in Prospect Park

Repair and resurface pathways that flood and are covered in mud: Endale Arch, East side of Lake, and Villa parking lot - $215,000

District 39 Repair and Improve Three Pathways in Prospect Park from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Streets

39th Council District Security and Safety Project

Install security cameras in each of the District's four police precincts, especially near Prospect Park - $200,000

District 39 Security and Safety Project from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Pedestrian Safety on McDonald Ave at Ft Hamilton

Expanded sidewalks will shorten crossing distances, reduce speeding, and improve safety for pedestrians - $300,000

District 39 Pedestrian Safety on McDonald Ave from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Street Safety Improvements on 4th Ave, 8-18th Sts

Improve safety, reduce speeds, and green 4th Ave between 8-18th Streets with raised medians, plantings, benches and more - $300,000

District 39 Street Safety on 4th Ave from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Transit

12 Electronic “Bus Location” Signs at B67/69 Stops

Install electronic signs at busy stops that tell riders the location and arrival time of their bus - $240,000

District 39 Electronic “Bus Location” Signs at B67/69 Stops from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Culture & Community Facilities

Media Van for Community Film and Filmmakers

A media van so Rooftop Films can strengthen community and school partnerships and show over 50 public screenings per year - $45,000

District 39 Media Van from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Education

Outdoor Plaza at John Jay Educational Campus

Beautify 5-school building's exterior with benches and plantings, making sidewalk more welcoming for the whole community - $150,000

District 39 Outdoor Plaza at John Jay Educational Campus from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Secure the Future: Laptops at PS 130, 230 & 321

Enable tech access across diverse communities: laptop carts for 3rd-5th graders at PS 130, 321 & PS 230's ELL adult program - $195,000

District 39 Laptops at PS 130, 230 & 321 from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Tech Buzzing: Smartboards for PS 29 and 131

24 smartboards across these two schools will improve tech access and move classrooms into the 21st century - $140,000

District 39 Tech Buzzing: Smartboards for PS 29 & 131 from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Environment

Industrial Shredder for Community Compost Project

Serious shredder and shed to enhance Gowanus composting center; will process food scraps, leaves, trees, lunch trays - $105,000


District 39 Shredder for Community Compost from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Raising the (Green) Roof @ Windsor Terrace Library

The green roof will reduce energy use, limit stormwater run-off, improve air quality, add wildlife habitat & beautify - $250,000

District 39 Raising the (Green) Roof @Windsor Terrace Library from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

Solar Panels on Firehouse Heat Water, Save Energy

Captures clean solar energy to meet hot water needs of firefighters and make firehouse more resilient to extreme weather - $140,000

District 39 Solar Firehouse from Arts & Democracy Project on Vimeo.

 

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