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District 26

Jimmy Van Bramer

Sunnyside, Woodside, Long Island City, Astoria, Dutch Kills

Winning Projects:

EducationFunded
Playground Upgrade for P.S. 112

Votes: 1169 | Cost: $500,000

25-05 37th Avenue, Long Island City
The play yard needs to be resurfaced and needs equipment such as swings and other items suitable for children in grades K-8. The Kindergarten children have a small play area and only a play tunnel.

EducationFunded
Special Needs Playground for P4 at Skillman

Votes: 1437 | Cost: $250,000

24-30 Skillman Ave. (Long Island City)
Install safety surfacing and customized playground equipment that would target the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders grades K-8. This includes ramps, slides, game boards & monkey bars.

HousingFunded
Basketball Court Renovations

Votes: 891 | Cost: $1,050,000

Ravenswood and Queensbridge Houses
Replacement of three courts concrete slab will be installed. Three-quarter-inch thick plastic polymer tile that provides a floating surface to help drain water and prevent the concrete from cracking.

TransitFunded
Dutch Kills Pedestrian Safety

Votes: 888 | Cost: $300,000

Dutch Kills
Installation of bus bulbs on 31st St. at 36th Ave & 39th Ave. Project will construct full bus bulbs at these bus stops, which will create a seamless path from the sidewalk & subway station entrance.


The following projects were not funded:

Arts, Culture & Community
Broadway Library Security System Upgrade

Votes: 569 | Cost: $132,000

42-20 Broadway (Astoria)
Installation of security system including CCTV cameras and associated equipment.

Arts, Culture & Community
Court Square Library Security System Upgrade

Votes: 670 | Cost: $66,000

25-01 Jackson Avenue (Long Island City)
Installation of security system including CCTV cameras and associated equipment.

Education
Auditorium Repairs for Aviation High School

Votes: 851 | Cost: $450,000

45-30 36th St. (Sunnyside)
Purchase new stage curtains and lighting for the auditorium at Aviation High School.

Education
Auditorium Seating for P.S. 111

Votes: 550 | Cost: $100,000

37-15 13th Street (Long Island City)
The auditorium is separated into three sections. The seats in the two side sections have been replaced, but the third (middle) still needs to be done.

Education
Auditorium Upgrade for I.S. 204 & Energy Tech H.S.

Votes: 463 | Cost: $200,000

I.S. 204 and Energy Tech H.S.
The auditorium is need of lighting upgrades, microphone system and audio equipment.

Education
Auditorium Upgrade for P.S. 166

Votes: 776 | Cost: $300,000

33-09 35th Avenue (Long Island City)
The school is need of nine window curtains, front and back curtains on stage, soundproofing on the ceiling, stage lighting, stage floor, auditorium flooring, piano, paint and wiring for AC.

Education
Queens Atrium Educational Hub – Wi-Fi Network

Votes: 491 | Cost: $75,000

30-20 Thomson Ave. (Long Island City)
Add Internet bandwidth and deploy Wi-Fi hardware for the use of students, faculty and staff at the three public high schools in the Queens Atrium Building, an education hub.

Education
Split System (AC) for I.S. 204 & Energy Tech H.S.

Votes: 346 | Cost: $350,000

I.S. 204 and Energy Tech H.S.
Sharing space with Energy Tech High School, I.S. 204 is a community school, open year round for various activities. The auditorium is in need of cooling for use during the summer months.

Education
Tech Upgrades PS 150 & Academy of American Studies

Votes: 817 | Cost: $210,000

P.S. 150 and Academy of American Studies
Each school will receive six laptop carts with 30 laptops each. Access to computers in the classroom will help to enhance instruction and allow students greater learning opportunities.

Housing
Grounds Renovation for Queensbridge Houses

Votes: 762 | Cost: $300,000

Queensbridge Houses
Replacing asphalt, fencing and greening to beautify areas within the development. (designed to budget).

Housing
Grounds Renovation for Woodside Houses

Votes: 520 | Cost: $300,000

Woodside Houses
Replacing asphalt, fencing and greening to beautify areas within the development. (designed to budget).

Housing
Grounds Renovations for Ravenswood Houses

Votes: 515 | Cost: $300,000

Ravenswood Houses
Replacing asphalt, fencing and greening to beautify areas within the development. (designed to budget).

Parks & Recreation
BBQ Area Picnic Tables

Votes: 791 | Cost: $300,000

Rainy Park: Vernon Blvd, 33rd Rd & 34th Ave.
BBQ areas and facilities with picnic tables and benches.

Parks & Recreation
Hunter’s Point South Park Playground Canopy

Votes: 505 | Cost: $500,000

Center Boulevard (Long Island City)
Installation of a fixed structure close to the existing children’s playground that will provide shade on sunny days.

Parks & Recreation
Median Tree Planting

Votes: 669 | Cost: $100,000

48th Avenue btw 5th St. & Vernon Blvd.
Trees and other greenery planted on the traffic median in Long Island City.

Parks & Recreation
Renovation of Dutch Kills Playground

Votes: 742 | Cost: $300,000

28th Street (Dutch Kills)
Renovation of the playground to include adult fitness equipment and adaptive swings.