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District 11

Andrew Cohen

Bedford Park, Kingsbridge, Riverdale, Norwood, Van Cortlandt Village, Wakefield, Woodlawn

Winning Projects:

Public SafetyFunded
Cameras for the Police Precincts

Security cameras for the 47th, 50th and 52nd Police Precincts; $100,00 each.

District 11

$300,000

Votes: 1,159

EducationFunded
HVAC System and Wiring for P.S. 81

New HVAC system and wiring for P.S. 81 in the cafeteria.

P.S. 81, 5550 Riverdale Avenue

$400,000

Votes: 819

EducationFunded
$35,000 Tech Grants for 8 Schools in the District

Laptop carts and Smart Boards for: Discovery High School, Ampark 344, P.S. 16, P.S. 20, P.S. 94, P.S./M.S. 95, M.S. 280 and P.S. 340.

District 11

$280,000

Votes: 1,241

& CommunityArtsCultureFunded
Accessible Bathrooms for Disabled Patrons

Library’s bathrooms would be renovated to make them accessible to patrons with disabilities.

Riverdale Library- 5540 Mosholu Avenue

$500,000

Votes: 1,114


The following projects were not funded:

Transit
Decorative Street Lights Along Webster Avenue

Lighting on Webster Avenue would provide safety for commuters, residents, especially kids; to include wiring and electricity.

Webster Avenue from McLean Avenue to East 233rd Street

$300,000

Votes: 715

Parks & Recreation
Seton Park Mini Skate Park

Funding for a mini-skate park serving Riverdale and Kingsbridge. Safe, off street location for young skaters.

West 235th Street and Independence Avenue

$375,000

Votes: 803

Parks & Recreation
Adult Fitness Equipment at Classic Playground

Install adult fitness equipment, serving the Van Cortlandt Village community. Will also serve the handicapped and elderly.

Van Cortlandt Park South/Gouverneur Avenue

$400,000

Votes: 789

Parks & Recreation
Clay Tennis Court: Indian Field- Van Cortlandt Park

Reconstruction of 2 clay tennis courts, serves areas surrounding Van Cortlandt Park.

East 233rd Street/Van Cortlandt Park East

$375,000

Votes: 535

Education
Installation of HVAC System and Wiring

Installation of an HVAC system and wiring in the cafeteria for P.S. 8.

P.S. 8, 3010 Briggs Avenue

$400,000

Votes: 638

Education
Gym Locker Renovations

Replace all of the locks in both men’s and women’s gym and locker rooms.

In-Tech Academy, 2975 Tibbett Avenue

$400,000

Votes: 545