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Participatory Budgeting

Announcing the 2016 District 3 Participatory Budgeting Winners

May 17, 2016

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1) New Trees for Council District 3

This project will fund new trees and new tree guards on blocks with few or no trees throughout District 3. The locations will be determined in conjunction with our block associations and community boards.

Votes: 1,083
Amount allocated: $100,000

2) New HVAC System at the Muhlenberg Library 

This project will replace the library’s HVAC cooling unit to ensure that the branch can continue to serve as a cool space in the summer months, which includes serving as an official NYC Cool Center.

Votes: 858
Amount allocated: $500,000

3) New Audio / Visual Equipment for P.S. 11 

A new audio / visual system in the auditorium of P.S. 11. The school needs a working A/V system to fulfill its curriculum requirements for students.

Votes: 813
Amount allocated: $75,000

4) Real Time Rider Information At Bus Stops

These electronic Boards will display real time bus arrival information at five key bus stops, offering convenience for riders. The proposed locations will be determined in conjunction with the community and the Department of Transportation.

Votes: 790
Amount allocated: $100,000

5) A New Library for City Knoll Public Middle School

This project will provide technological and construction updates to create a library space at City Knoll School, which is located at 425 West 33rd Street. This project will help engage students and prepare them for the skills needed in the 21st Century.

Votes: 686
Amount allocated: $300,000