NEWS FROM THE OFFICE OF COUNCIL MEMBER

MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO
DISTRICT 8 & THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET
A MESSAGE FROM MELISSA:
Dear Constituents and Friends: This report provides an overview of the Fiscal Year 2014 budget and its impact on our district. As you will see, through negotiations with the administration, the Council was able to avert additional cuts to critical services for our city. We again made children our top priority with restorations to childcare, after-school, beacon and NYCHA Cornerstone programs. And we put pressure on the Bloomberg administration to save all of the NYCHA community centers and senior centers that had been slated for closure due to federal cuts. We also kept all firehouses, public pools and libraries open. We were even able to make enhancements in key funding areas like support for homebound seniors, immigrants and CUNY students of color. At the local level, I was able to secure $1 million in expense and $7.5 million in capital funding for vital services and upgrades in El Barrio/East Harlem, Mott Haven and Manhattan Valley, which you’ll read more about in the report. I hope that you will continue to keep up with the work of my office by visiting our blog (mmviveritod8.wordpress.com), and following up on Facebook and Twitter (@MMViverito). Have a great summer!

Melissa Rallies with Bronx Children for After-School and Child Care Funding Restorations

Community Members Celebrate 2012-2013 Participatory Budgeting Results

INSIDE THIS REPORT:
City Council Restorations Discretionary Dollars Secured for Our District Projects Funded Through Participatory Budgeting Map of FY14 Capital Funded Projects Follow the Work of Our Office

Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito District 8 & FY14 Budget

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THE CITY COUNCIL MAKES KEY RESTORATIONS
Each year, the City Council has the ability to negotiate with the Mayor to put hundreds of millions of dollars in proposed cuts back into the budget and also sponsors initiatives which bring additional funding into our communities. This year, restoring the Mayor’s cuts to after school and child care programs were among the top priorities of the Council. Following negotiations, we successfully restored these services for tens of thousands of families across the five boroughs. Melissa fights hard every year to ensure that our district get its fair share of citywide funds.

RESTORATIONS AT A GLANCE
· $60 million for Early Childhood Education · $72 million for After School Programs · Keeping more than 60 NYCHA Senior & Community Centers open · $106 for Libraries · $32 million to maintain the City’s Parks

Melissa tells Office of Management and Budget Director Mark Page: “When we look at the latest indicators — record homelessness and New York City continuing to have the highest income gap in the nation — these cuts to programs that benefit low-income individuals and families are only going to compound the problem. We’re not investing in our young people. Unfortunately they are becoming the sacrificial lambs to ineffective budgets and policies, and that should not be the case.”
Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito District 8 & FY14 Budget

Melissa fought to save all NYCHA senior and community centers, which had been slated for closure. Doing so also saved 325 jobs for NYCHA employees at these centers.
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DISCRETIONARY DOLLARS SECURED FOR DISTRICT 8
MELISSA HELPED SECURE $1 MILLION IN EXPENSE FUNDING AND $7.5 MILLION IN CAPITAL FUNDING FOR OUR DISTRICT.
WHICH ORGANIZATIONS AND PROJECTS HAVE BEEN FUNDED?
All expense funding allocated by the City Council is available by downloading the Schedule C document, which details all City Council funding at http://ow.ly/mDaCT. The City Council’s capital allocations can be downloaded at http://ow.ly/mDaPi. You can also reference Appendix A & B at the back of this report for the run-down.

EXPENSE FUNDING
Working with her colleagues, Melissa has secured nearly $1 million in expense funds for organizations that serve our district. These funds support a wide range of groups that provide services to our youth, seniors, people living with HIV/AIDS, low-income families, public housing residents, the formerly incarcerated and the public at large. She also helped restore $4.4 million in funding to local childcare and after-school programs.
Note: This dollar amount does not include the funding provided to local organizations through City Council initiatives.

CAPITAL FUNDING
Melissa has also secured an additional $11 million in capital funds, in partnership with the Speaker and her colleagues. These funds will support important community infrastructure projects, including technology for schools, security for housing developments, investments in playgrounds, , renovations to our cultural institutions. These funds include $1.8 million in allocations related to our Participatory Budgeting initiative, where residents were given the power to decide how to allocate capital funds.
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PROJECTS FUNDED THROUGH PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING
For the second year, District 8 partook in Participatory Budgeting (PB). Through the Participatory Budgeting process, community members directly decide how to spend at least $1 million in capital funds. General information about the citywide PB process is available at www.pbnyc.org and our office’s PB page can be found at www.mmviverito.com/pbnyc.
PROJECTS
Installation of Security Cameras Douglass, East River, Johnson and Millbrook Houses Laptops for Schools Young Women’s Leadership, PS 57, Manhattan Center, Mosaic Preparatory Academy, PS 369 Young Leaders, Reynolds West HS, Renaissance Charter HS for Innovation, PS 72 Lexington Academy, and Park East High School Technology Center for Seniors Carver Senior Center SMART’s Mobile Cooking Classroom Solar-Powered Greenhouse Millbrook Houses Basketball Court Renovations Thomas Jefferson Park

FUNDING ALLOCATED
$500,000

$450,000

$100,000

$184,500 $300,000

$300,000

THAT’S ABOUT $1.8 MILLION IN CAPITAL FUNDS, ALLOCATED BY YOU, DISTRICT 8, IN THE SECOND YEAR.
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Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito District 8 & FY14 Budget

FOLLOW THE WORK OF OUR OFFICE
Thank you for reviewing our report on the budget and its impact on District 8. We hope that you will continue to stay connected with the work of our office through our blog, Facebook and Twitter. As always, please feel free to contact our City Hall/Legislative Office regarding any legislative and budgetary matters, or our District Office for constituent services.

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DISTRICT OFFICE: 105 East 116th Street New York, NY 10029 Phone: (212) 828-9800 Fax: (212) 722-6378

LEGISLATIVE OFFICE: 250 Broadway, Room 1882 New York, NY 10007 Phone: (212) 788-6960 Fax: (212) 442-1564

MAP OF FY14 CAPITAL & EXPENSE PROJECTS IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 8
Visit http://goo.gl/maps/UIrQD to view the map online.

Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito District 8 & FY14 Budget

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APPENDIX A: CAPITAL FUNDING
PROJECT
East River Houses Security Upgrades Douglass Houses Security Upgrades Johnson Houses Security Upgrades Millbrook Houses Security Upgrades Metro North Houses Security Upgrades Millbrook Houses Solar-Powered Greenhouse Young Women's Leadership School Technology Upgrades PS/MS 57 Technology Upgrades Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics Technology Upgrades Mosaic Preparatory Academy Technology Upgrades Young Leaders Elementary School Technology Upgrades Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School Technology Upgrades Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation Technology Upgrades Lexington Academy Technology Upgrades Park East High School Technology Upgrades MS 343 Technology Upgrade PS 179 PS/IS 224 Amber Charter School Multipurpose Kitchen Renovation PS 7 Computer Lab at Carver Senior Center SMART Mobile Cooking Classroom Thomas Jefferson Park Basketball Court Upgrade Millbrook Playground Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center Amigos del Museo del Barrio Museum of the City of New York The East Harlem Arts & Education LDC - Hecksher Building Renovations Visual Arts Research and Resource Center Relating to the Caribbean The New York Academy of Medicine Northside Center for Child Development, Inc. Technology Upgrades Association to Benefit Children
Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito District 8 & FY14 Budget

FUNDS
$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 200,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 300,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 87,500 100,000 72,000 548,000 526,161 100,000 184,500 300,000 550,000 400,000 250,000 782,000 450,000 75,000 739,000 305,481 66,000
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APPENDIX B: EXPENSE FUNDING
SOURCE AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING AGING LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL ORGANIZATION Carter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc.—Elder Craftsmen Program Carter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc.—Covello Senior Center Casabe Housing Development Fund Company, Inc. Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly, Inc.—Betances Senior Center Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly, Inc.—Carver Senior Center Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly, Inc.—Homebound Program Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA) - Franklin Plaza NORC New York Academy of Medicine New York City Housing Authority—James Weldon Johnson Senior Center New York City Housing Authority—Douglass Senior Center Older Adults Technology Services (OATS, Inc.) One Stop Senior Services Search and Care, Inc. Service Program for Older People, Inc. (SPOP) Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders, Inc. (SAGE) Union Settlement Association, Inc. VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired 830 Amsterdam Tenant Association Amigos del Museo del Barrio Animal Care and Control of New York City Asian Americans for Equality Betances Houses Tenant Association Beth-Hark Christian Counseling Center, Inc. Carver Houses Tenant Association Catholic Charities Community Services—St. Cecilia’s Food Pantry Center for Traditional Music and Dance—Mariachi Academy Center for Urban Pedagogy Inc. Central Park East High School—East Harlem Pride Chambers Memorial for Social Change Child Abuse Prevention Program, Inc. Child Welfare Organizing Project, Inc. Citiwide Harm Reduction Program, Inc. Clinton Houses Tenant Association Community Voices Heard—Participatory Budgeting Process Community Voices Heard—Public Housing Organizing Department of Sanitation—Upgraded Litter Baskets Department of Transportation—Bike Helmet Giveaway Douglass Houses Tenant Association Downtown Bronx Economic Development Corp.—Friends of Brook Park East Harlem Block Nursery, Inc. FUNDS $5,000 $5,500 $10,000 $2,500 $5,000 $10,000 $5,000 $10,250 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $3,500 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $17,000 $5,000 $500 $5,000 $4,500 $5,000 $1,000 $3,500 $1,000 $4,500 $4,000 $3,500 $5,500 $4,500 $4,000 $25,000 $5,000 $1,000 $11,000 $20,000 $5,000 $3,000 $750 $5,000 $3,500
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Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito District 8 & FY14 Budget

SOURCE LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL

ORGANIZATION East Harlem Employment Services, Inc.—STRIVE East River Houses Tenant Association Edible Schoolyard New York Education Through Music, Inc. Episcopal Social Services of New York Exodus Transitional Community, Inc. Fund for the City of New York, Inc.—SMART Fund for the City of New York, Inc.—Afro Latino Jazz Alliance Goddard Riverside Community Center—SRO Law Project Harvest Home Farmer’s Market, Inc. Hispanic Federation, Inc.—Dr. Antonia Pantoja Mural Project Hispanic Federation, Inc.—Julia de Burgos Arts Alliance Jefferson Houses Tenant Association Johnson Houses Tenant Association Just-Us, Inc. Latino International Theater Festival of New York, Inc.—Teatro StageFest Lehman Houses Tenant Association Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc. Lexington Houses Tenant Association Los Pleneros De La 21, Inc. Make the Road New York MFY Legal Services, Inc. Millbrook Houses Tenant Association Mitchell Houses Tenant Association Moore Houses Resident Association Mott Haven Houses Resident Association Neighborhood Defender Service, Inc. New York Foundling Hospital New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc. New York Restoration Project New Yorkers For Parks NYS Urban Development Corp—Harlem CDC Our Firefighters' Children's Foundation Palladia, Inc. Participatory Budgeting Project, Inc. Patterson Houses Resident Association Positive Workforce, Inc. Pregones Touring Puerto Rican Theater Collection, Inc. Public School 30M Publicolor, Inc. Sinergia St. Ann's Corner of Harm Reduction Taft Houses Tenant Association Transportation Alternatives

FUNDS $9,500 $1,000 $4,000 $5,000 $3,500 $14,500 $25,000 $3,500 $4,000 $3,500 $9,500 $23,500 $1,000 $1,000 $9,500 $4,500 $1,000 $3,500 $500 $4,000 $3,500 $3,500 $1,000 $500 $500 $500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $4,500 $4,250 $3,500 $10,000 $4,000 $3,500 $500 $7,500 $5,000 $3,500 $4,500 $5,500 $5,000 $500 $3,500
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SOURCE LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH YOUTH
BORO DELEGATION BORO DELEGATION BORO DELEGATION BORO DELEGATION

ORGANIZATION Union Settlement Association UPACA 5 Houses Tenant Association UPACA 6 Houses Tenant Association Uptown Dance Academy Urban Justice Center—Community Development Project Urban Justice Center—Street Vendor Project Urban Justice Center—Housing Outreach and Prevention Project Visual Arts Research and Resource Center Relating to the Caribbean Voices of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY) Wagner Houses Tenant Association Washington Houses Tenant Association Wilson Houses Tenant Association Women in Need, Inc. Yorkville Common Pantry, Inc. Young Audiences New York, Inc. Abraham House, Inc. Association to Benefit Children, Inc. Bailey House, Inc. Children's Aid Society City Year New York, Inc. Concrete Safaris, Inc. Creative Arts Workshops for Kids, Inc. East Harlem Tutorial Program, Inc. Fund for the City of New York, Inc. Fund for the City of New York, Inc. Getting Out and Staying Out Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council, Inc. Hoops by the River, Inc. Inwood House Jam Master Jay Foundation for Youth Inc., The Manna House Workshops, Inc. MASA-MexEd, Inc. Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center Peace on the Street, Inc. Police Athletic League, Inc. Reading Excellence and Discovery (READ Foundation, Inc. Summer Search Foundation Urban Dove, Inc., The Youth Action Programs And Homes Inc. Amigos del Museo del Barrio Carter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc., The Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly—Millbrook Senior Center Uptown Dance Academy

FUNDS $11,000 $500 $500 $4,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $4,500 $3,500 $1,000 $1,000 $500 $4,000 $12,500 $3,500 $10,500 $5,000 $5,500 $15,500 $7,500 $5,500 $5,000 $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $4,500 $3,500 $5,000 $5,500 $3,500 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $10,000 $6,714 $7,000 $4,000 $7,000 $9,000 $3,500 $3,500 $2,500 $3,500
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Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito District 8 & FY14 Budget

SOURCE CITYWIDE CITYWIDE CITYWIDE CITYWIDE CITYWIDE CITYWIDE CITYWIDE CITYWIDE CHILDCARE CHILDCARE CHILDCARE AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL

ORGANIZATION AIDS Service Center of Lower Manhattan East Harlem Employment Services, Inc. Greenhope Services for Women Harlem United Community AIDS Center Iris House Jets of Harlem Inc Northside Center for Child Development Fund for the City of New York—SMART Bloomingdale Family Program Dawning Village Pamela C. Torres Day Care Center Boys and Girls Harbor Children's Aid Society - PS 50 Vito Marcantonio Children's Aid Society - Frederick Douglass Center Children's Aid Society - East Harlem Center Children's Aid Society - East Harlem Middle School Citizen Schools - Global Technology Preparatory East Harlem Tutorial Program, Inc. East Side House - Millbrook Community Center East Side House - PS 179 Harlem RBI - PS 50 Vito Marcantonio Northside Center for Child Development South Bronx Overall Economic Dev. Corp. - NYC Montessori Charter School The Salvation Army - East Harlem Community Center Union Settlement Association - Washington Community Center YMCA of Greater New York - PS/IS 12 TAG Young Scholars YMCA of Greater New York - PS 165

FUNDS $15,000 $10,000 $50,000 $75,000 $15,000 $15,000 $115,000 $20,000 $541,448 $594,000 $622,088 $420,000 $78,000 $200,000 $280,000 $65,000 $97,500 $42,863 $200,000 $160,000 $58,707 $110,000 $140,000 $11,548 $200,000 $300,000 $280,000

For additional details on all City Council funding, including many initiatives and restorations not listed here, please see the Schedule C document at http://ow.ly/mDaCT.

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