Facility Planning Committee 2021-2

Our aim is to coordinate structural improvements and beautify PS 20. Working with our facilities and custodial staff, one of our biggest areas of focus for 2021-22 will be on facilitating a healthy and safe outdoor learning environment, as well as working closely with Events and Fundraising teams on community initiatives. 

 

Positions (3/12 filled)

Committee Chair Signed Up: 1 / 1

Make our school PS 20 the best school in New York. Coordinate committee and fill in when needed . Present progress reports and solicit feedback at PTA Board Meetings.

Facility Assessment Team Signed Up: 4 / 4

Assess/Survey Ps 20 building conditions and use through parent, teacher and staff input. Act as Liaison between MS BArbera and PS 20 Parents to provide updates, requests and new projects. Communicate with Head Custodian Mr Falco. Document needs and priorities. Propose actions and update the parent community.

Capital Projects and Program Funding Signed Up: 3 / 6

Build resources and supportive connections. Research programs for funding for Capital Projects. Solicit and track funds from officials and businesses. Write Grant applications and Letters of requests for donations and gifts. Create a strategy for capital projects and funding to produce building upgrades.
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District and City Liason Signed Up: 1 / 2

Research online and connect with Department of Education, District 13, City Council and other government offices. Find advocacy and funding programs for school development. Report opportunities for us to apply or petition for funding projects that support our school building and staff.
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School Leadership Team Liason Signed Up: 3 / 3

Work with the SLT (PS 20 parents, teachers and principal) to address building issues and space use to assure effective educational programs.

Building Use and Space Planning Signed Up: 2 / 4

Analyze common shared space usage. Create and monitor scheduling calendar of space bookings. Communicate bookings with administration, faculty and after school programs. Build map of school. Organize a committee to plan expansion and space needs for future use in coordination with Principal Barbera.
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Sanitation Project Signed Up: 1 / 4

Inquire and share updates to the sanitation problems. The trash pile is
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First Floor Bathroom Renovation Signed Up: 1 / 4

Providing update in regards to first floor bathroom renovations. Monitor construction planning, expenses and communications with Principal, Ms Barbera, Head Custodian Mr Falco and the Project Manager and Facilities Manager for D13 Mr Mark Florio. Report or inquire about issues with Borough Director of DSF if there are problems. Keep PTA updated with progress.
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Pre-K Bathroom Project Signed Up: 2 / 4

Oversee plans and schedule for Pre-K bathroom renovations. Monitor construction planning, expenses and communications with Principal, Ms Barbera, Head Custodian Mr Falco and the Project Manager and Facilities Manager for D13 Mr Mark Florio. Report or inquire about issues with Borough Director of DSF if there are problems. Keep PTA updated with progress.
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A/C Electrical Upgrade PRoject Signed Up: 0 / 1

Work with MS Barbera to monitor the progress of electrical upgrades. Ensure that contractors stay on schedule for completion in Jan/Feb. Confirm progress and schedule for A/C installations proceeding electric upgrades. Provide updates to PTA once a month in email or attending meeting.
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Parent Correspondent/Advocate Signed Up: 0 / 2

Communicate project priorities and progress with parents via emails, fliers, and in person. Present Progress Reports and solicit input at PTA General Meetings. Represent and advocate to share parents' and children's requests for building improvements. Petition parents to support renovations an upgrade demands to the DOE and community.
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Committee Member Signed Up: 12 / 30

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