City Councilmember Mark Levine has announced the 2019 winners of participatory budgeting in his district, which includes parts of the Upper West Side, Morningside Heights and Washington Heights.
The projects to receive funding are:
- $250,000 for air conditioning upgrades and new water fountains at P.S. 165 Robert E. Simon School
- $250,000 for new computers at the Community Health Academy of the Heights
- $250,000 for gymnasium upgrades at P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell School
- $200,000 for bus countdown clocks
Voting for participatory budgeting took place between March 30 and April 7.
Projects selected as finalists are typically efforts designed to improve schools, housing and parks.
For more information, go to www.marklevine.nyc/pb.