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District 29

Karen Koslowitz

Rego Park, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill

Winning Projects:

EducationFunded
Bathroom Renovations

Fully renovate an aging bathroom at the listed schools.

$500,000

P.S. 220, P.S. 101, P.S. 54, P.S.139, P.S.206

Votes: 1,878

EducationFunded
New Water Fountains & Water Bottle Fill Stations

Replace aging water fountains equipped with water bottle fill stations.

$120,000

Forest Hills High School, P.S. 144, P.S. 196

Votes: 1,883

TransitFunded
Bus Countdown Clocks

Fund the placement of 10 electronic bus countdown clocks. Priority for the Q60, Q64 and Q23 lines.

$350,000

Locations to be Determined by the DOT

Votes: 1,632


The following projects were not funded:

Arts Culture and Community Facilities
ADA Accessible Doors at Richmond Hill Library

Push activated doors so that people with disabilities can freely access the library.

$200,000

Richmond Hill Library

Votes: 1,264

Education
Auditorium Upgrades

Upgrade either the auditorium’s lighting, audio visual system, or curtains. Specific upgrade will depend on schools.

$750,000

P.S. 174, P.S. 139, P.S. 99, P.S. 175, P.S. 206, P.S. 220

Votes: 1,716

Education
New Gym Lockers

Replace select aging gym lockers at the listed schools.

$300,000

J.H.S. 157 and J.H.S. 190

Votes: 1,615

Parks & Recreation
Adult Exercise Equipment

Exercise equipment to promote publicly accessible way to maintain health and fitness.

$500,000

Russell Sage Playground (J.H.S. 190)

Votes: 1,425

Parks & Recreation
Circuit Training Work Out Stations

Multiple individual workout stations to allow the community to exercise in a unique way.

$350,000

Forest Park, Kew Gardens

Votes: 1,004