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half its students, too, are in trailers. Many years ago, a groupof neighbors built a small community room adjacent to Mann,but it holds only a fraction of the student body. Like Hearst,
Mann has no cafeteria, no gym, no auditorium, and nomultipurpose room
.The Department of General Services planned and promised thecommunities complete modernizations thisyear. Unfortunately, there is only funding to modernize theexisting buildings – not to add any new spaces that theseovercrowded schools desperately need. Fully funding thesemodernizations in FY 2014 would allow work to continueuninterrupted from this summer and be completed by August2014 – which would ultimately save the District money!
2. Modernization of Palisades Library & Cleveland ParkLibrary
$2.965 million & $2.3 million, respectively
The modernization of the Palisades Library was included in lastyear’s budget, but is not slated to begin until FY 2017. Thesame is true of the modernization of the Cleveland ParkLibrary. The two libraries are next in line to be modernized(the Northeast Library modernization is already underway andLamond Riggs is not slated until FY 2018). In both instances,modernization is needed to replace aging buildings with limitedcapacity. Modernized facilities are expected to significantlyexpand the availability of electronic resources and programingcapabilities, consistent with the mayor’s educational prioritiesand reflective of the vibrant communities in which they aresited.
3. New Hardy Recreation Center
A new facility is needed to replace the current small,inadequate, dilapidated facility on Q Street off of MacArthurBoulevard.
4. Modernization of Palisades Recreation Center
A modernized facility would complement the refurbished fieldsat the Palisades Recreation Center. The current facility isinadequate with nothing in the neighborhood to offset itsfailings.
5. Trash and Recycling Containers
$10 million in FY 2015 or FY 2016 Capital Budget
The District last replaced residential trash and recycling