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District 29

Karen Koslowitz

Rego Park, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill

Winning Projects:

EducationFunded
Bathroom Renovations

Fully renovate aging bathrooms at select schools.

PS 101, PS 139, PS 175, PS 206, PS 220, PS 51

$600,000

EducationFunded
New Water Fountains

New water fountains equipped with water bottle fill stations that are eco and environmentally friendly.

PS: 99, 101, 139, 174, 175, 206. JHS 157, 190

$400,000


The following projects were not funded:

Transit
Bus Countdown Clocks

Know when your next bus is arriving! Countdown clocks at multiple bus stops (DOT/MTA determines specific locations).

Throughout District

$200,000

Streets
Road Surfacing

To improve road and pedestrian safety, resurface deteriorated sections of road (DOT determines specific locations).

Throughout District

$250,000

Public Safety
Pedestrian Island

Construct a pedestrian island to improve safety when crossing this busy intersection.

Union Turnpike and Queens Boulevard

$300,000

Parks and Recreation
Chess Board Tables

Place multiple chess board tables in the park so the community has another way to enjoy the area.

Real Good Playground

$250,000

Parks and Recreation
Fitness Equipment and Painted Track

New fitness and strength equipment, and a painted track to encourage and allow all people to exercise outdoors.

Russel Sage Playground

$500,000

Education
Inclusive Technology for Students

Technology to make our schools more inclusive by allowing equal access to technology for ALL students.

P.S. 175, P.S. 51, P.S. 220

$275,000

Arts Culture and Community Facilities
Upgrade Library Entrances

Help everyone access the library. Make entrances Americans with Disabilities (ADA) compliant (excludes elevators).

Forest Hills; Richmond Hill; N. Forest Park

$750,000

Arts Culture and Community Facilities
Richmond Hill Library Renovation

Improvements to community library.

Queens Public Library, Richmond Hill Branch

$250,000