Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton reminds BHB readers that this is the week to vote for four Brooklyn Heights projects that are part of the Participatory Budget Ballot for District 33.
Those projects that would enhance Brooklyn Heights, according to Stanton, are:
* PS8’s new Middle School (MS 8) needs funds to purchase laptops and smartboards.
* Cadman Plaza Park needs fitness equipment.
* Cadman Plaza Park needs a renovated bathroom in the park’s comfort station.
* Atlantic Avenue’s Gateway (under the BQE overpass) needs better lighting for pedestrians.
Dear BHA Friends:
City Councilman Steve Levin, who represents District 33 (which includes Brooklyn Heights), is contributing $1 million toward selected capital projects in his District. This is Councilman Levin’s first year of involvement in Participatory Budgeting, which allows residents to decide how to spend a portion of the city’s capital budget.
Interested residents of our district have spent the past several months vetting a total of 16 projects. Click for a description of the projects on the ballot. You, the voters, will decide which of these projects will share the $1M.
Polls are open from 10 AM to 5 PM (through) Sunday, April 7. Click for locations and hours of voting places in Brooklyn Heights. All are within walking distance. Voters must be residents of the District and 16 years of age, or older. You may vote for up to 5 projects and cannot vote for the same project more than once. Take an ID with you to prove your residency.
If you have any questions, please call the BHA office at 718-858-9193. Thank you!