Updates from District 39 in Brooklyn

District 39 Neighborhood Assemblies

Come share your ideas for spending $1 Million to improve our community!

  • Monday, October 7th, 6:30pm
    P.S. 230 Upper School, 1 Albemarle Rd., Brooklyn (at McDonald Ave.)
    RSVP here
  • Thursday, October 10th, 6:30pm
    Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll St., Brooklyn (at 7th Ave.)
    RSVP here
  • Tuesday, October 15th, 6:30pm
    Carroll Gardens Branch Library, 396 Clinton St.,  Brooklyn (at Union St.)
    RSVP here
  • Wednesday, October 16th, 7:00pm -  Boro Park Assembly
    Georgia Ballroom, 4424 16th Ave, Brooklyn 45th St entrance
  • Friday, October 18th, 1:00-2:30pm - Senior Assembly
    Bishop Boardman Apartments, 1615 8th Ave.,  Brooklyn
  • Monday, October 21st, 6:30pm - Transportation Assembly
    Park Slope Library, 431 6th Ave. at 9th St, Brooklyn
    This assembly, co-hosted by NYC and District 39 transportation groups, will focus on livable streets and public transit issues.
  • Tuesday, October 22nd, 4:30-6:00pm - Youth Assembly
    Park Slope Armory YMCA, 361 15th St., Brooklyn
  • Wednesday, October 23rd, 7:00pm - Bangla Language Assembly
    Chittagong Association of North America, 545 McDonald Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Saturday, October 26th, 3-5 pm - Spanish Language Assembly
    Fifth Avenue Committee, 621 Degraw Street, Brooklyn 
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District 39 Assemblies

District 39 Voting Dates & Locations

 



Tuesday, March 27 to Thursday, March 29

  • Councilmember Lander’s District Office
    456 5th Avenue, 3rd Fl
    7:30am - 8:00pm

Saturday, March 31

  • Windsor Terrace Library
    160 East 5th Street
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • PS 58
    330 Smith Street  (Enter on 1st Place)
    10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Old Stone House
    336 3rd Street
    10:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday, April 1

  • Beth Jacob Day Care Center
    1363 46th Street
    10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Old Stone House
    336 3rd Street
    10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Carroll Park
    Carroll Street between Court and Smith
    10:00am - 5:00pm

Boundaries of the 39th District in Brooklyn

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Sample Ballot

  • You may vote for up to five (5) projects.
  • You can not vote for the same project more than once.
  • Ballots marked with more than five votes are invalid and will not be counted.

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Ballot Design: the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), the design firm of MTWTF, and the PBNYC Citywide Steering Committee.

2014 Vote Results - District 39

2013-14

Number of Voters: Over 2,200
Amount Allocated: $1,500,000
Winning Projects: 

  • Street safety improvements on 4th Ave - $300,000 (1,202 votes)
  • Laptops at PS 130, 230, and 321 for student and adult learners - $195,000 (1,150 votes)
  • Pedestrian safety on McDonald Ave at Ft Hamilton - $300,000 (984 votes)
  • Repair and improve three pathways in Prospect Park - $215,000 (968 votes)
  • Green roof at Windsor Terrace Library - $250,000 (931 votes)
  • Industrial shredder for Community Compost Project  - $105,000 (836 votes)
  • Outdoor plaza at John Jay Educational Campus - $150,000 (714 votes)

Projects that have won funding in previous years:  list view  //  map view

District 39 Voting Dates & Locations 2013

Tuesday, April 2nd – Thursday, April 4th: Early Voting

  • Councilmember Lander’s office, 456 5th Ave, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn
    7:30 AM – 8 PM daily

Saturday, April 6th – Sunday, April 7th: Voting in your neighborhood

  • Saturday, April 6th - 10 AM – 7 PM
      • Carroll Gardens Library, 396 Clinton Street (at Union Street)
      • Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street (in Washington Park)
      • Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Avenue (at Vanderbilt Street)
  • Sunday, April 7th - 10 AM – 5 PM
      • Beth Jacob Day Care, 1371 46th Street (at 14th Avenue)
      • PS 230 Lower School, 425 McDonald Ave (between Church Ave & Albemarle Rd)
      • Park Slope Armory YMCA, 361 15th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenue)
      • Carroll Park House, Carroll Street and Smith Street (in Carroll Park)

 

Boundaries of the 39th District in Brooklyn

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District 39 Map


Sample Ballot

  • You may vote for up to five (5) projects.
  • You can not vote for the same project more than once.
  • Ballots marked with more than five votes are invalid and will not be counted.

(click for detailed view)
District 39 ballot 2013

Ballot Design: the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), the design firm of MTWTF, and the PBNYC Citywide Steering Committee.

Winning Projects from 2011-2012 - District 39

    • Renovation of two dysfunctional bathrooms at PS 124, $150,000
    • Planting 100 new trees on blocks throughout the district with few or no trees, $100,000
    • Repairing Prospect Park pedestrian paths to prevent flooding, and adding trash cans in the park, $205,000
    • New technology for PS 154, $140,000
    • Repairs and safety improvements at the dangerous Prospect Expressway/Church Avenue pedestrian crossing, $200,000
    • Innovative community composting system near Gowanus Canal to turn 1 ton/day of food waste into soil, $165,000
    • New books and equipment for the Kensington public library to enhance the branch’s use for meetings, storytelling, rehearsals, and small performances promoting Kensington’s cultural diversity, $80,000

Additional projects that did not win vote, but will still be funded:

    • 50th Street repaving, $150,000
    • Bus countdown clocks, $50,000
    • Ft. Hamilton Street Subway, $325,000
    • International Mother Tongue Monument, $150,000
    • Wi-Fi at Carroll Gardens Library, $250,000

For project status updates, please visit this page.

 

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