The City Council has allocated $1 million to District 33, and City Council Member Stephen Levin has solicited proposals from the community about how this money should be spent. Decisions will be made via voting by members of the community. One of the proposals is to allocate $200,000 to MS 8 (the new middle school extension of local school PS8) to fund the purchase of desperately needed laptops, laptop carts, and smartboards. The school opened this past fall with very little funding, and nothing allocated towards technology.
Please spread the word about this participatory budgeting process and MS 8’s proposal. You can vote on April 5 (this Friday) at PS 8 from 7:45am to 9:45am, or at MS 8 from 8am to 10am. If you are unable to vote on April 5, then you can vote at a variety of locations between April 1 and April 7.
Every resident (16+) living in District 33 can vote for up to five projects.
For more information, go to pbnyc.org/content/district-33-voting-dates-locations-2013.
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