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District 31

Donovan J. Richards

Arverne, Brookville, Edgemere, Far Rockaway, Laurelton, Rosedale, Springfield Gardens

Winning Projects:

Parks and RecreationFunded
Basketball Courts

Repair entire basketball court which includes upgraded lighting, basketball nets and backboards.

Beach 9th Street Playground

$500,000

EducationFunded
Smart Boards- P.S. 183

Our students in grades K-5 will benefit from the use of the interactive tools within the classroom.

245 Beach 79th Street, Rockaway Beach

$350,000

EducationFunded
Laptops for Learning and Service

One laptop cart with 30 laptops.

821 Bay 25th Street, Far Rockaway

$250,000

EducationFunded
Technology Upgrade- P.S. 156

25 locked cabinets, 25 IMAC computers with carts, 2 laser printers, 15 new desks with chairs, 20 EV3 kits and 3D printer

229-02 137th Avenue, Laurelton

$200,000

EducationFunded
Auditorium Upgrades- P.S. 52

Upgrade to sound system.

178-37 146th Terrace, Jamaica

$250,000

EducationFunded
Gym Upgrade- P.S. 195

Electrical, curtains, microphone jacks and high quality audible system upgrades.

253-50 149th Avenue, Rosedale

$300,000

EducationFunded
Technology Upgrade- P.S. 251

21 promethean boards for each classroom.

144-51 Arthur Street, Springfield Gardens

$140,000

EducationFunded
Classroom Upgrade- P.S./I.S. 270

Student desks, teachers desks and file cabinet upgrades for ten 6-8 Grade classrooms.

233-15 Merrick Boulevard, Rosedale

$250,000


The following projects were not funded:

Parks and Recreation
O’Donohue Park Baseball Field Upgrade

Creating dug out coverings for players.

O’ Donohue Park Baseball Field

$500,000

Parks and Recreation
Bringing Park Up To ADA Standards

Bringing park up to ADA standards – ADA Accessible stalls in bathrooms.

Beach 17th Street Playground

$850,000

Parks and Recreation
Boardwalk Upgrades

Upgrades for rails and benches along boardwalk; most of the boardwalk was updated but these are still out of date.

Eastern end of the Rockaway Boardwalk

$700,000

Education
KAPPA Smart Boards

One laptop cart with 30 laptops.

8-21 Bay 25 Street, Far Rockaway

$350,000

Education
Technology Upgrade- P.S. 106Q

One laptop cart with 30 laptops.

180 Beach 35th Street, Far Rockaway

$200,000

Education
Water Fountain Upgrade- P.S. 106

Upgrade the water fountain on the first floor. Install water fountains on the second and third floors.

180 Beach 35th Street, Far Rockaway

$170,000

Education
Technology Upgrade- P.S. 253

Students from 3-K to 5th Grade students need a technology upgrade for educational purposes.

13-07 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway

$250,000