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District 16

Vanessa L. Gibson

Claremont, Concourse, Concourse Village, Highbridge, Morris Heights, Mount Eden, Morrisania

Winning Projects:

Arts Culture and Community FacilitiesFunded
Technology Upgrade for NYPL Highbridge Library

Technology upgrade will include desktop computers, wireless routers, printers, and phone systems.

$100,000

78 West 168th Street

Votes: 1,348

Arts Culture and Community FacilitiesFunded
Technology Upgrade for NYPL Morrisania Library

Technology upgrade will include desktop computers, wireless routers, printers, and phone systems.

$100,000

610 East 169th Street

Votes: 1,100

EducationFunded
Science Lab for P.S./I.S. 218

Science laboratory will promote science education for students at P.S./I.S.218.

$600,000

1220 Gerard Avenue

Votes: 1,379

Public SafetyFunded
Security Cameras

Cameras to deter car break-ins and promote public safety.

$35,219

Park Avenue off 170th Street

Votes: 1,776

StreetsFunded
Security Cameras

Cameras to be placed in areas surrounding schools to promote safety.

$35,219

167th Street and Jerome Avenue; 3rd Avenue and 169th Street

Votes: 1458

TransitFunded
Countdown Clocks with BusTime Technology

Countdown clocks at local bus stops with BusTime Technology, to indicate bus arrival times.

$40,000

Multiple bus stops throughout District 16

Votes: 1,258


The following projects were not funded:

Education
Laptop Carts for P.S. 294X and FLACS 1

4 laptop carts for each school: Family Life and Academy Charter School 1 and P.S. 294X.

$300,000

14 West 170th Street; 1425 Walton Avenue

Votes: 877

Education
Auditorium Upgrade at M.S. 301 Paul L. Dunbar

New audio and visual technology system for auditorium at M.S. 301.

$150,000

890 Cauldwell Avenue

Votes: 792

Education
Auditorium Upgrade for J.H.S. 022 Jordan L. Mott

New audio and visual technology for auditorium at J.H.S. 22.

$200,000

270 East 167th Street

Votes: 760

Housing
Playground Upgrade at NYCHA Butler Houses

Replace playground equipment, safety mats, sprinkler system, slides, and swings.

$500,000

1368 Webster Avenue, 169th Street and 170th Street

Votes: 1,253

Housing
Grounds Renewal at NYCHA Claremont Group 5 Houses

Beautifying and leveling the grounds to create a play area including 5-6 benches and 3 chess tables.

$300,000

1131 Findlay Avenue (Outdoor Community Space)

Votes: 826

Seniors
Bathroom Upgrade at William Hodson Senior Center

Renovations to address leaks and accessibility; around 3 to 4 toilets in both men’s and women’s restrooms.

$600,000

1320 Webster Avenue

Votes: 880

Streets
Roadway Resurfacing

Resurfacing of streets throughout District 16.

$250,000

Community Board 4

Votes: 840