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District 15

Ritchie J. Torres

Bedford Park, Fordham, Mount Hope, Bathgate, Belmont, East Tremont, West Farms, Van Nest, Allerton, Olinville

Winning Projects:

Public SafetyFunded
NYPD Cameras

Install 8 NYPD Cameras in City Council District 15. The cameras provide video feeds directly to local police precincts.

Throughout City Council District 15

$280,000

Votes: 1,087

Parks & RecreationFunded
Tree Guards

Install 30 metal guards to protect trees that have been recently installed by the Department of Parks.

Throughout City Council District 15

$36,000

Votes: 423

EducationFunded
P.S. 54 Jungle Gym

Install a jungle gym in the yard of P.S. 54.

2703 Webster Avenue

$250,000

Votes: 1,492

EducationFunded
Laptops in Schools

Provide a laptop cart with 30 laptops for local schools: Fordham High School for Arts, M.S. 45, P.S. 32, P.S. 163, P.S. 52, FDA V and TAPCO

Local Schools

$245,000

Votes: 1,733

EducationFunded
Smartboards in Schools

Install Smartboards in local schools: Fordham High School for the Arts,M.S. 45, P.S. 59, P.S. 32, P.S. 163, P.S. 57, FDA V and TAPCO.

Local Schools

$168,000

Votes: 1,599

ArtsCulture and Community FacilitiesFunded
Bronx River Art Center Theater Equipment

Purchase theater equipment for BRAC, including: computers, audio equipment, visual equipment and software.

1087 East Tremont Avenue

$35,000

Votes: 957


The following projects were not funded:

Streets
Complete the Grand Concourse

Install new medians, plantings and markings on the Grand Concourse. This will improve street safety and appearance.

Grand Concourse (East 173rd Street to Fordham Road)

$350,000

Votes: 758

Parks & Recreation
Tree Plantings

Plant 20 trees on streets in City Council District 15. This will serve to beautify city streets.

Throughout City Council District 15

$36,000

Votes: 725

Education
Classroom Garden at Jonas Bronck Academy

Create a hydroponic classroom garden, which will provide students with an opportunity to learn botany and biology.

400 East Fordham Road

$175,000

Votes: 746

Education
P.S. 163 Science Cart

Provide P.S. 163 with a mobile science cart, so students can carry out experiments and demonstrations.

2075 Webster Avenue

$62,000

Votes: 414

Education
M.S. 45 Field Playground

Renovate the playground, replace and add new pieces to the play structure. Located between East 189th and East 188th Streets.

Bathgate Avenue and Lorillard Place

$200,000

Votes: 730

Education
P.S. 85 Auditorium Renovation

Replace 533 seats in the P.S. 85 auditorium.

2400 Marion Avenue

$500,000

Votes: 632

Education
P.S. 57 Indoor Gym

Renovate the indoor gym of P.S. 57. This will include new paint, padding, hoops and floors.

2111 Crotona Avenue

$350,000

Votes: 863