Closing Bell: Some Participatory Budget Votes Are In


    Participatory Budget voting week has come to a close, and Council Member Brad Lander posted the preliminary winners for his district on Twitter. Coming out on top is the $180,000 project to install 34 smartboards in P.S. 230. In second place is the $110,000 project to renovate eight bathrooms at P.S. 58. And in third, $75,000 will go toward 29 computers for the Carroll Gardens and Windsor Terrace libraries. Around $1 million will go toward funding the top seven projects, all of which you can see listed here. They include Church Avenue pedestrian safety improvements, a green corridor on 3rd Street, and safety measures for Hicks Street. This year, projects picked for Brad Lander’s district got a total of 2,812 votes!
    Preliminary Results in for Participatory Budgeting [The Word on Columbia Street]

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