Winning projects include a public greenhouse and repairs to local playgrounds and basketball courts.
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras participated in the program for the first time this year.
Four school projects will be funded through District 38's participatory budgeting process.
A plan to improve the road's biking network won the most participatory budgeting votes.
The projects were the participatory budgeting winners in City Councilman Costa Constantinides' district.
Nearly $700,000 will be allocated to pay for air conditioning at local schools.
A statue of the Mo Willems character will be installed at the public library once the project is funded.
The school air conditioning and park path were among District 39's participatory budgeting winners.
Thousands of residents voted for projects that will receive $990,000 in participatory budgeting funds.
A local nonprofit wants to install wireless routers in public spaces throughout the projects.
One of the projects is to reconstruct Pier 107 near the East River and 107th Street.
There are 14 projects on the ballot for District 38's participatory budgeting process.
Southeast Queens residents will soon get to vote on 23 projects in their neighborhoods.
For the first time, City Councilman Mark Levine is letting residents decide how to spend $1 million.
Residents in the 26th district will vote on how to spend $1 million during the week of April 11.
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