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District 17

Rafael Salamanca Jr.

Concourse Village, Crotona Park East, East Tremont, Hunts Point, Longwood, Melrose, Morrisania, Port Morris, West Farms, North Brother Island, South Brother Island

Winning Projects:

Public SafetyFunded
M.S. 302 Playground Surveillance Cameras

With many area organizations utilizing the school’s playground, there is a strong need to to install security cameras.

MAMM/M.S. 302

$450,000

EducationFunded
Folding Partition Wall for the Gym

Retractable wall/partition so both schools could equitably share gymnasium space.

M.S. 302 Girls Prep

$300,000

EducationFunded
P.S. 352 Sensory Room

Construction of a sensory room to be utilized by students with special needs and who are visually or verbally impaired.

984 Faile Street

$150,000


The following projects were not funded:

Parks and Recreation
New Rod-Iron Fencing at Rock Garden Park

Funding will be utilized for new rod-iron fencing along Bryant Avenue and Longfellow Avenue around the Rock Garden Park.

Hiawatha Garden in Crotona Park East

$100,000

Housing
New Benches-St. Mary’s Housing Development

Grounds renovation with new benches and other upgrades.

St. Mary’s Park Houses

$441,000

Education
P.S. 352 Smartboards

Smartboards for all classrooms.

984 Faile Street

$450,000

Education
Technology Upgrades to 8 Schools in Council District 17

STEM/STEAM technology upgrades: each school will receive 2 mobile ($150,000) STEM/STEAM science labs.

P.S. 75, 93, 130, 140, 152, 269, 333, 424

$1,200,000