This year Vote Week is April 7 - 15!
 

Everyone who is in 6th grade, or at least 11yrs old, or served as a budget delegate can vote in participating districts! As always you can vote for your FIVE favorite projects!

To vote in person you can go to any of the sites listed below or you can vote online starting April 7th at PBNYC.ORG/VOTE

VOTING SITES FOR PB 2018:

Saturday April 7        
    McCarren Farmer's Market [Union and Driggs]   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    
    Myrtle Village Green [Myrtle Ave and Kent Ave]  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Gowanus Houses Community Center [420 Bond St]   2:00 PM - 8:00 PM        
         
Sunday April 8         
    Myrtle Village Green [Myrtle Ave and Kent Ave]   12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    
Gowanus Houses Community Center [420 Bond St]   2:00 PM - 8:00 PM      
                    
Monday April 9        
    D33 District Office [410 Atlantic]    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM        
    St. Lucy-St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church [285 Willoughby Ave]   4:30 PM - 7:30 PM        
    Brooklyn Borough Hall [209 Joralemon St]   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  
Warren St Houses [572 Warren St]   2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                    
Tuesday April 10        
    D33 District Office [410 Atlantic]   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM       
    Greenpoint YMCA [99 Meserole Ave]  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM       
    Brooklyn Borough Hall [209 Joralemon St]   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM     
    P.S. 8 [37 Hicks St]   7:30 AM - 9:30 AM     
Tyler/Wythe Community Center [80 Clymer St]  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                    
Wednesday April 11       
    D33 District Office [410 Atlantic]  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM     
    St. Lucy-St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church [285 Willoughby Ave]    4:30 PM - 7:30 PM        
    Brooklyn Borough Hall [209 Joralemon St]   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Williams Plaza  [323 Roebling St] 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                     
Thursday April 12        
    D33 District Office [410 Atlantic]   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM  
    Brooklyn Borough Hall [209 Joralemon St]   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  
Independence Community Center [114 Taylor St]  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                    
Friday April 13      
    D33 District Office   [410 Atlantic]  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    
    Bushwick Inlet Park [86 Kent Ave]   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM        
    Brooklyn Borough Hall [209 Joralemon St]   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
     P.S. 8 [37 Hicks St]   7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Wyckoff Gardens [280 Wyckoff St]   2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                    
Saturday April 14        
     McCarren Farmer's Market [Union and Driggs]   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    
    St. John's Lutheran Church [155 Milton]   12:00 PM - 3:00 PM        
    Brooklyn Borough Hall Farmer's Market [Borough Hall Plaza]   12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wyckoff Gardens [266 Wyckoff St]   2:00 PM - 8:00 PM    
                                  
Sunday April 15    
    Greenpoint Playground [243 Franklin]   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
Berry St TA Office [71 South 10th St]  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PB 2018 PROJECTS ARE HERE

The PB ballot was developed by your neighbors who volunteered their time over the last several months to turn your ideas into exciting PB projects. The entire PB process is fueled by volunteers and it is not too late to get involved! If you want to get involved and help us Get Out the Vote email Benjamin at bsolotaire@council.nyc.gov

Education

  1. Bathroom Renovation at George Westinghouse H.S
    -        George Westinghouse H.S., 105 Tech Place ($300,000)
    Renovate three restrooms - 1 gender neutral - at GWHS, which provides career and technical education to over 600 students.
     
  2. Dock Street School Computers
    -        19 Dock Street ($300,000)
    Middle School Needs 5 new laptop carts to support STEAM education.
     
  3. Gym Upgrades for Urban Assembly Campus, K483
    -        283 Adams Street ($200,000)
    A new scoreboard, blinds and shades, a sound system and a logo on the floor for a gym used by four schools.
     
  4. Provide 6 laptop carts to P.S./I.S. 157
    -        850 Kent Ave ($250,000)
    Update technology in P.S./I.S. 157 by adding 3 laptop carts to grades 1-5 and 3 to middle school grades 6-8.
     
  5. 8 New Water Fountains
    -        101 Walton Street and 850 Kent Avenue ($80,000)
    Replace four water fountains at both P.S. 318 and P.S. 157 with fountain and bottle filling stations for reusable containers.

Parks and Recreation

  1. Plant trees in Bed-Stuy
    -        Community Board 2 and 3 within District 33 ($210,000)
    With up to 60 trees and tree guards bring air and life to the area with the lowest density of trees in the neighborhood.

Streets

  1. Pedestrian Safety Improvements
    -        Intersection of Clay, Franklin, Commercial ($300,000)
    Improvements on a dangerous, three-way intersection, next to a playground and residential apartments.
     
  2. Pedestrian and Bicycle Connector
    -        Atlantic Avenue from B.B. Park to Columbia Street ($300,000)
    The project will permanently build out the temporary bike path to be safer for both pedestrians and vehicles.

Public Safety

  1. 4 Security Cameras
    -        84th and 94th Precincts ($142,000)
    Two security cameras in the 94th Precinct and two cameras in the 84th Precinct, to be determined with community input.

 

PREVIOUSLY FUNDED PROJECTS - CURRENT STATUS
Year 1 - PB 2013 Funded Projects

1. District-Wide Tree Planting 
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $100,000
2. MS 8 Technology Funds
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $200,000
3. East River State Park Dog Run
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $450,000
4. PS 31 Technology Funds
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $188,000
5. PS 34 Playground Restoration and Beautification
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $120,000

Year 2 - PB 2014 Funded Projects

1. NYCHA Playground Repairs 
Scheduled for Spring 2018
Cost:  $400,000
2. Gowanus Community Center Renovations and Repairs
Status: In Process
Cost:  $475,000
3. McGolrick Park Playground Reconstruction
Status: Under Construction
Cost:  $450,000
4. BK Story Voyager (previously BOOKlyn SHUTTLE) - Book Bus and Education Center 
Status: COMPLETE
Cost:  $198,000
5. P.S. 261 Bathroom Renovations
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $175,000

Year 3 - PB 2015 Funded Projects

1.    NYCHA Active Space Renovation
Status: Scoping underway
Cost:  $500,000
Location: Wyckoff Gardens, Berry St, Taylor Wythe Houses
2.    Green Space Landscaping & Beautification at Independence Towers  
Status: PRE-SCOPING MEETINGS HAVE BEGUN
Cost:  $300,000
3. Safer Pedestrian Crossings on Meeker Avenue
Status: In Design
Cost:  $300,000
4. PS 38 & MS 447: Bathrooms that Work
Status: COMPLETED
Cost:  $280,000
5. PS 110: Install Modern Technology
Status: COMPLETED
Cost: $175,000

Year 4 - PB 2016 Funded Projects

1.     STEM Labs at IS 318 and PS34
Status: COMPLETED
Cost: $500,000
2.    Upgrades with PS261 Computer Carts
Status: Scoping
Cost: $140,000
3.    Make our School Cool! MS 126
Status: Scoping
Cost: $400,000
4.    Community Sound Studio
Status: Needs to be reassigned to other project
Cost: $100,000
5.    Make McGolrick Park Safer
Status: Planned Construction for 2018/2019
Cost: $500,000

Year 5 - PB 2017 Funded Projects

1.     Technology Upgrade for Two Special Needs Schools, PS231 and PS 369
Status: COMPLETED
Cost: $250,000
Location: Downtown and Bushwick
2.     STEAM Lab for Samuel Dupont Elementary School, PS 31
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $218,000
Location: Greenpoint
3.     New Electrical in Classrooms for AC, PS 110 Monitor School
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $175,000
Location: Greenpoint
4.     New Lockers for 13 Classrooms, Robert Fulton School, MS 8
Status: Under Construction
Cost: $115,000
Location: Downtown
5.     Real Time Bus Clocks
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $300,000
Location: 12 clocks through-out the district
6.     Repair Toddler Playground at Independence Towers
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $500,000
Location: Williamsburg


Education

  1. Bathroom Renovation at George Westinghouse H.S
    -        George Westinghouse H.S., 105 Tech Place ($300,000)
    Renovate three restrooms - 1 gender neutral - at GWHS, which provides career and technical education to over 600 students.
     
  2. Dock Street School Computers
    -        19 Dock Street ($300,000)
    Middle School Needs 5 new laptop carts to support STEAM education.
     
  3. Gym Upgrades for Urban Assembly Campus, K483
    -        283 Adams Street ($200,000)
    A new scoreboard, blinds and shades, a sound system and a logo on the floor for a gym used by four schools.
     
  4. Provide 6 laptop carts to P.S./I.S. 157
    -        850 Kent Ave ($250,000)
    Update technology in P.S./I.S. 157 by adding 3 laptop carts to grades 1-5 and 3 to middle school grades 6-8.
     
  5. 8 New Water Fountains
    -        101 Walton Street and 850 Kent Avenue ($80,000)
    Replace four water fountains at both P.S. 318 and P.S. 157 with fountain and bottle filling stations for reusable containers.

Parks and Recreation

  1. Plant trees in Bed-Stuy
    -        Community Board 2 and 3 within District 33 ($210,000)
    With up to 60 trees and tree guards bring air and life to the area with the lowest density of trees in the neighborhood.

Streets

  1. Pedestrian Safety Improvements
    -        Intersection of Clay, Franklin, Commercial ($300,000)
    Improvements on a dangerous, three-way intersection, next to a playground and residential apartments.
     
  2. Pedestrian and Bicycle Connector
    -        Atlantic Avenue from B.B. Park to Columbia Street ($300,000)
    The project will permanently build out the temporary bike path to be safer for both pedestrians and vehicles.

Public Safety

  1. 4 Security Cameras
    -        84th and 94th Precincts ($142,000)
    Two security cameras in the 94th Precinct and two cameras in the 84th Precinct, to be determined with community input.

 

 

PREVIOUSLY FUNDED PROJECTS - CURRENT STATUS
Year 1 - PB 2013 Funded Projects

1. District-Wide Tree Planting 
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $100,000
2. MS 8 Technology Funds
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $200,000
3. East River State Park Dog Run
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $450,000
4. PS 31 Technology Funds
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $188,000
5. PS 34 Playground Restoration and Beautification
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $120,000
 

Year 2 - PB 2014 Funded Projects

1. NYCHA Playground Repairs 
Scheduled for Spring 2018
Cost:  $400,000
2. Gowanus Community Center Renovations and Repairs
Status: In Process
Cost:  $475,000
* Council Member’s office and NYCHA working to identify an organization who can operate the community center.
3. McGolrick Park Playground Reconstruction
Status: Under Construction
Cost:  $450,000
4. BK Story Voyager (previously BOOKlyn SHUTTLE) - Book Bus and Education Center 
Status: COMPLETE
Cost:  $198,000
5. P.S. 261 Bathroom Renovations
Status: COMPLETE
Cost: $175,000

Year 3 - PB 2015 Funded Projects

1.    NYCHA Active Space Renovation
Status: Scoping underway
Cost:  $500,000
Location: Wyckoff Gardens, Berry St, Taylor Wythe Houses
2.    Green Space Landscaping & Beautification at Independence Towers  
Status: PRE-SCOPING MEETINGS HAVE BEGUN
Cost:  $300,000
3. Safer Pedestrian Crossings on Meeker Avenue
Status: In Design
Cost:  $300,000
4. PS 38 & MS 447: Bathrooms that Work
Status: COMPLETED
Cost:  $280,000
5. PS 110: Install Modern Technology
Status: COMPLETED
Cost: $175,000

Year 4 - PB 2016 Funded Projects

1.     STEM Labs at IS 318 and PS34
Status: COMPLETED
Cost: $500,000
2.    Upgrades with PS261 Computer Carts
Status: Scoping
Cost: $140,000
3.    Make our School Cool! MS 126
Status: Scoping
Cost: $400,000
4.    Community Sound Studio
Status: Needs to be reassigned to other project
Cost: $100,000
5.    Make McGolrick Park Safer
Status: Planned Construction for 2018/2019
Cost: $500,000

Year 5 - PB 2017 Funded Projects

1.     Technology Upgrade for Two Special Needs Schools, PS231 and PS 369
Status: COMPLETED
Cost: $250,000
Location: Downtown and Bushwick
2.     STEAM Lab for Samuel Dupont Elementary School, PS 31
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $218,000
Location: Greenpoint
3.     New Electrical in Classrooms for AC, PS 110 Monitor School
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $175,000
Location: Greenpoint
4.     New Lockers for 13 Classrooms, Robert Fulton School, MS 8
Status: Under Construction
Cost: $115,000
Location: Downtown
5.     Real Time Bus Clocks
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $300,000
Location: 12 clocks through-out the district
6.     Repair Toddler Playground at Independence Towers
Status: 2017 funded project
Cost: $500,000
Location: Williamsburg