Participatory budgeting in full swing in District 28

Until April 7, residents of District 28 ages 14 and over can vote for their favorite capital projects as part of the participatory budgeting process.

Councilwoman Adrienne Adams kicked off the process over the weekend and cast her own vote.

Here are the following projects that made it to the ballot this year:

  • Schools
    • Water Fountains with Bottle Refills at JHS 226Q & PS 55Q
    • Renovation of the Student Lounge at Richmond Hill High School
    • Basketball Hoops and Time Clock at PS 160Q
    • Audio-Visual Upgrades at PS 45Q and PS 161Q
    • Tech Upgrades for PS 48Q, PS 55Q, PS 161Q, MS 72Q & MS 332Q
    • Bathroom Renovations at PS 40Q, PS 45Q, PS 55Q, PS 80Q
  • Libraries
    • Technology Upgrades for Baisley Park and Rochdale Village Libraries
    • Technology Upgrade for Lefferts and South Ozone Park Libraries
  • Transportation
    • 5 Real Time Rider Information Panels at Bus Stops in District 28
    • New Walkway at South Jamaica Houses II
    • NYCHA Playground Reconstruction outside Building 23
    • NYCHA Playground Reconstruction outside Building 20
    • NYCHA Playground Reconstruction outside Building 12
    • NYCHA Playground Reconstruction at 107 Av & 159 St
    • NYCHA Playground Reconstruction at 108Av & 160St
    • Lamp Post installation at South Jamaica Houses
    • Enhanced Exterior Lighting at South Jamaica Houses
  • NYPD
    • Argus Security Cameras for four District 28 Police Precincts

The easiest way to vote is online at


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