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District 16

Vanessa L. Gibson

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

Winning Projects:

Public SafetyFunded
Security Cameras

Cameras to be placed in this area to increase public safety.

Featherbed Lane & Martin Luther King Blvd.

$105,657

HousingFunded
Playground Renovation at Butler Houses

Replacement of playground equipment, safety mats and slides for improvement of the playground.

1402 Webster Avenue

$500,000

EducationFunded
Audio/Visual Tech. Upgrade for Girls Prep. Academy

New Audio & Visual technology for the auditorium.

890 Caldwell Avenue

$200,000

EducationFunded
SmartBoards & Laptop Carts at Bronx School for LGJ

Five laptop carts and the installation of smart board technology to improve and advance the classroom experience.

244 East 163rd Street

$180,000


The following projects were not funded:

Transit
Countdown Clocks with Bustime Technology

Installation of countdown clocks at local bus stops to indicate bus arrival times.

Community Board 4

$90,000

Housing
Ground Renewal at NYCHA Claremont Group 5 Houses

Beautifying and leveling the ground to create a play area with benches and chess tables for the neighborhood.

1131 Findlay Avenue

$500,000

Education
Technology for P.S. 199

Interactive white boards and computers for the students at P.S. 199.

1449 Shakespeare Avenue

$142,000

Education
Laptop Carts for FLACS M.S. & FLACS I

Two laptop carts for each school to increase students` technological capabilities and accessibility.

316 E.165th Street; 14 W. 170th Street

$140,000