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District 19

Paul Vallone

Auburndale, Bay Terrace, Bayside, Beechhurst, College Point, Douglaston, Flushing, Little Neck, Malba, Whitestone

Winning Projects:

EducationFunded
Bayside High School Music Educational Complex

Votes: 1144 | Cost: $450,000

32-24 Corporal Kennedy Street (Bayside)
Project will fund phase three of state-of-the-art music studio for Bayside High School, which has 350 students in their “Career and Technical Education” music production and performance program.

EducationFunded
J.H.S. 194 Auditorium Upgrade

Votes: 1085 | Cost: $550,000

154-60 17th Avenue (Whitestone)
Project would replace lighting, curtains, sound system, flooring, A/V system and auditorium seating. The auditorium is used for both school and community events.

EducationFunded
P.S. 193 Auditorium Upgrade

Votes: 1059 | Cost: $500,000

152-20 11th Avenue (Whitestone)
Project would replace lighting, curtains, sound system, flooring, A/V system and auditorium seating. The auditorium is used for both school and community events.

EducationFunded
P.S. 79 Gymnasium Upgrade

Votes: 1025 | Cost: $200,000

147-27 15th Drive (Whitestone)
Project would renovate the school recreational space by replacing wall padding, basketball hoop backboards, sound system, scoreboard and additional gymnasium equipment.

Parks & RecreationFunded
Pedestrian Safety Sidewalk and Guardrail

Votes: 987 | Cost: $550,000

Harvey Park (Whitestone/College Point)
Project would create concrete pedestrian sidewalk along the Northbound Whitestone Expy. Service Road between 20th Ave. and 14th Ave. Guardrail would be installed along sidewalk for pedestrian safety.


The following projects were not funded:

Arts, Culture & Community
Wall Shelf at Douglaston/Little Neck Libraries

Votes: 511 | Cost: $50,000

249-01 Northern Blvd (Douglaston/Little Neck)
Project would install a wall shelf with multiple outlets and chairs for laptop/tablet users for greater efficiency and safety in computer areas of the library.

Education
Adrien Block Campus Cafeteria

Votes: 658 | Cost: $400,000

34-65 192nd Street (Flushing)
Project would upgrade the multi-use cafeteria shared by three schools: IS 25, World Journalism Prep School & P233. Upgrade includes new flooring, furniture, paint, sound system & food service/display.

Education
P.S. 159 Technology Upgrade

Votes: 436 | Cost: $105,000

205-01 33rd Avenue (Bayside)
Project would allow P.S. 159 to acquire laptops for school community and student use. This upgrade will help enhance instruction and allow students greater learning opportunities.

Education
P.S. 21 Playground Renovation

Votes: 497 | Cost: $400,000

147-36 26th Avenue (Flushing/College Point)
Project would renovate the P.S. 21 playground for the use of the school community. This renovation would include replacement of play equipment, safety surfaces and asphalt surfaces.

Education
P.S. 98 Technology Upgrade

Votes: 415 | Cost: $70,000

32-20 235th Street (Douglaston)
Project would allow P.S. 98 to acquire laptops for school community and student use. This upgrade will help enhance instruction and allow students greater learning opportunities.

Parks & Recreation
Adult Fitness Center at Little Bay Park

Votes: 638 | Cost: $250,000

Little Bay Park (Bayside/Whitestone)
Project would install adult fitness equipment within Little Bay Park to promote good health and appeal to people of all fitness levels. Fitness equipment would be accessible to the public.

Parks & Recreation
Adult Fitness Center at MacNeil Park

Votes: 426 | Cost: $250,000

MacNeil Park (College Point)
Project would install adult fitness equipment within Little Bay Park to promote good health and appeal to people of all fitness levels. Fitness equipment would be accessible to the public.

Parks & Recreation
Basketball Court and Sidewalk Renovation

Votes: 522 | Cost: $500,000

Bay Terrace Playground (Bay Terrace)
Project would renovate the Bay Terrace Playground basketball court, including repaving and rim/backboard replacement. Sidewalk adjacent to the basketball court would be also be reconstructed.

Parks & Recreation
Basketball Court Renovation at MacNeil Park

Votes: 431 | Cost: $650,000

MacNeil Park (College Point)
Project would renovate the MacNeil Park basketball court, including repaving and rim/backboard replacement. This project would also create an additional half-court for the park.

Parks & Recreation
Basketball Court Renovation at Marie Curie Park

Votes: 287 | Cost: $350,000

Marie Curie Park (Bayside)
Project would renovate the Marie Curie Park basketball court, including repaving and rim/backboard replacement.

Public Safety
NYPD Security Cameras

Votes: 875 | Cost: $105,000

District 19 (At NYPD discretion)
Project would fund three NYPD security cameras in District 19. These security cameras would enhance crime prevention, provide a sense of security and establish surveillance in remote areas.

Transit
Real Time Passenger Countdown Clocks

Votes: 659 | Cost: $160,000

Q12 and Q13 Bus Routes
Project would install countdown clocks to certain bus stops along the Q12 and Q13 bus routes. The countdown is not by time, but rather by how many stops away the next bus is.