2014 Vote Results - District 5


Number of Voters: 567
Amount Allocated: $800,000 to winning projects and $1,025,000 to additional projects on the ballot
Sample Ballot
Winning Projects: 

  • District-wide Priorities: Senior Centers ($250,000)
    CM Kallos has also added $725,000 to this Senior Center project, for a total of $975,000. This includes a new security system for senior public housing home Robbins Plaza, a new accessible door for Robbins Plaza and a large grant to Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center, which serves seniors in need throughout the district. 
  • Bus Time: West Bound Crosstown Bus Stops ($300,000)
    Fifteen electronic signs will be installed along the M96, M86, M79 and M66 crosstown routes to tell riders when the next bus will arrive in real-time.
  • District-wide Priorities: Public Schools ($250,000)

Additional Funded Projects ($1.025M total):

  • Bus Time: M31 Downtown & Crosstown Timers ($340,000): Downtown buses will also receive bus clocks.
  • Cleaner Parks: Maintenance Machine ($65,000): Our district will receive a “tool cat” multi-purpose vehicle to help keep parks clean through tough weather conditions.
  • A Safer Library: Replace 67th Street Library Branch Security System ($40,000): The old CCTV security system will be updated with a full turn-key security system.
  • A Greener Stanley Isaacs & Holmes Towers: New Gardens ($150,000): Old planting throughout the residence will be replaced with fresh, vibrant gardens.
  • Lexington Houses: New Fridges & Stoves ($430,000): Out of date fridges and stoves for Lexington Houses residents will be replaced (4 buildings with 448 apartments).

Council Member Kallos has also allocated an additional $825,000 dollars towards Public Schools improvements, for a total of $1,075,000 dollars to fund science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in schools. The funding includes:

  • MS 114, East Side Middle School ($105,540): Purchase 128 laptops and 8 laptop carts.
  • PS 151, Yorkville Community School ($52,400): Classroom Laptops and Carts- 30 Laptops and a cart per class
  • PS 158, Bayard Taylor School ($117,627): Replace 144 ibooks in 4 carts of 36 each that are now past useful life and cannot run current software. Purchase 144 Lenovo X131E laptops (longer useful life of 6-10 years), divided into 9 carts of 16 laptops each. 
  • PS 217, The Roosevelt Island School ($225,000): Technology update to further support the STEM programs that will be incorporated into the curriculum. Need of updated Active Boards, computers, laptops, smart devices including tablets, iPads, chrome books, and document cameras.
  • PS 290, The Manhattan New School ($40,000): One laptop cart
  • PS 183, Robert Louis Stevenson School ($104,305): 4 Mobile Laptop Computer Storage Carts and Mac Server
  • PS 183, Robert Louis Stevenson School ($115,349): 4 mobile carts for K-2 classrooms, 1 Macbook Pro per classroom (13 total), 1 server.
  • MS 167, Robert Wagner School ($150,000): Science lab upgrade for 8th grade classroom
  • Manhattan International High School ($164,632): 30 laptop computers and cart for each of 4 teams of teachers (120 laptops and 4 carts).