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District 13 Education Roundup

The school year is underway and the District 13 CEC is spreading the word about important meetings and events taking place this week. Monday, September 26th Participatory Budgeting 7:00pm – 8:30pm PS 9 (80 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn) Per the CEC website, this information session is an opportunity for collaborative brainstorming with electeds, school leaders and parents […]

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Love Thy Neighbor: Upcoming Vote to Fund Community Projects

It’s Participatory Budgeting time again and City Council Member Steve Levin wants to know how you would spend up to 1.5 million dollars of the city’s money.  “These funds can go towards capital projects in our parks, our schools—or wherever else the residents of our district decide,” Council Member Levin explains via his Tumblr blog. Levin […]

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Levin Hosts Participatory Budgeting Meeting Tuesday

Want to be in on planning how City Council Member Steve Levin, who represents the 33rd Council District that includes Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods, spends a budget of $1 million? He’s scheduled a Neighborhood Assembly this Tuesday evening, October 22, from 6:00 to 8:00 at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street (between Court and […]

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Levin Schedules Community Participatory Budgeting Meetings

City Council Member Steve Levin has announced a round of Neighborhood Assemblies, open to all, to discuss the implementation of the participatory budgeting process next year. The first meeting will be held this Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, and another will be on Tuesday, October 22 from 6:00 […]

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Levin Seeks Volunteers For Participatory Budgeting Committee

Last year, for the first time, City Council Member Stephen Levin invited public suggestions for local projects on which to spend $1 million in discretionary funds, then held a plebiscite to determine the winners. This year there will be another round of “participatory budgeting,” and CM Levin has asked the Brooklyn Heights Association to solicit […]

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Results In From Councilman Steve Levin’s Participatory Budget Ballot: MS 8 Gets Tech Funds

The ballots have been counted from last week’s poll on project funding conducted by City Councilman Steve Levin, who represents Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and North Park Slope. The only winning project to have immediate impact on our neighborhood is funding for technology equipment for MS 8, the middle school […]

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