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District 5

Ben Kallos

Upper East Side's Yorkville, Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, Roosevelt Island, Midtown East, Sutton Place, El Barrio in East Harlem

Winning Projects:

Parks and RecreationFunded
Fund Parks Districtwide for $250,000

Distribute $250,000 to fund capital improvements in parks in the district.

Districtwide

$250,000

Parks and RecreationFunded
New Trees and Guards for Sidewalks

Planting 60 new trees with guards on sidewalks throughout the district.

Districtwide

$225,000

EducationFunded
Laptops for 10 Public Schools

Purchasing laptop carts for ten public schools in the council district.

Districtwide

$350,000


The following projects were not funded:

Public Safety
NYPD Mobile Command Post

Purchasing a small Sprinter Command Post vehicle for the 23rd precinct.

162 East 102nd Street

$400,000

Public Safety
NYPD Security Cameras for Transportation

Install NYPD security cameras at transit and traffic hubs in the district.

Transportation Hubs Districtwide

$170,457

Public Safety
NYPD Security Cameras for Parks

Install NYPD security cameras at the entrances to seven parks across the district.

Parks Districtwide

$397,733

Public Safety
NYPD Public Safety Security Cameras

Installing additional NYPD camera boxes at high traffic intersections.

Districtwide

$170,457

Public Safety
East 79th Street Curb Extensions

Build curb extensions to enhance pedestrian safety and visibility along the East 79th Street SBS corridor.

East 79th Street at York and First Avenues

$300,000

Parks and Recreation
Lexington Houses NYCHA Playground Renovation

New play and safety equipment for the west playground.

Lexington Avenue at East 98th Street

$800,000

Parks and Recreation
R.I. Lighthouse Restoration for Public Access

Restore the lighthouse of Roosevelt Island to allow for public access.

Lighthouse Park, Roosevelt Island

$800,000

Education
JREC Auditorium Renovation

Auditorium renovation in the Julia Richman Education Complex.

317 East 67th Street

$750,000

Education
P.S. 527 Security Cameras

Installing additional security cameras in P.S. 527.

323 East 91st Street

$300,000