PS29 Construction

Archive for April 2012


Posted by: admin on: April 30, 2012

THE FOLLOWING EMAIL WAS RECEIVED BY THE SCA (4/30/12) AT 2:30PM Dear Principal Woods: As promised, below is the requested schedule. Removal of window lintel paint/caulking Mon.   4/30 (4th Floor) Removal in room 400, Stair 2 & room 402 (Boys rm) Tue.    5/1 (3rd Floor) Removal in room 303 & Stair 2 Wed.   5/2 (3rd Floor) [...]


Posted by: admin on: April 29, 2012

Hello Everyone, We understand that many of you are anxious and confused about what happens next in our ongoing struggle to understand the extent and implications of the the construction/demolition and its dust’s impact on the indoor air quality at our school.  We too are anxious and confused and trying to piece together the many [...]

Occupancy Letter for Room 404

Posted by: admin on: April 29, 2012



Posted by: admin on: April 28, 2012

Update Summary The SCA has completed the abatement on the exterior ‘opening ‘of Room 404. The the “All Clear” fax for re-occupancy from the air testing they perform during the abatement process is scheduled to be emailed to us this evening. They have concluded the abatement for this weekend. They were not able to get [...]

Follow-up communication with SCA since PTA Meeting

Posted by: admin on: April 28, 2012

HERE IS WHAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE THE PTA MEETING ON THURSDAY NIGHT, APRIL 26, 2012: H&S Committee has sent several emails to Lorraine Grillo asking for follow-up actions and clarifications on various questions. They are reprinted below followed by the responses we have gotten so far. EMAIL TO LORRAINE GRILLO FROM HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE, Friday, [...]

Latest Media Coverage, 04.28.2012

Posted by: admin on: April 28, 2012

New York Times   Carroll Gardens Patch  

Asbestos Abatement Classroom List

Posted by: admin on: April 27, 2012

Below please find abatement schedule for the week of 4/27-5/4. Future schedules will be made available to you in advance of the week in which work begins.  Each week’s schedule is created based upon how much work is completed in the week prior. Note for those of you not at the PTA/SCA meeting last night: [...]

Protest at PS29 Tonight, 5.30pm-7pm

Posted by: admin on: April 27, 2012

Protest flyer – click here

Questions/Document Requests for the SCA

Posted by: admin on: April 25, 2012

(DOCUMENT REQUESTS ARE BOLDED and added as a separate category at the end)  Contracts ●        Who are the counterparties on the construction contracts and what role does each agency play? ●        When were the contracts with AE, Taylor and Ricci signed? ●        Please provide us with copies of these contracts(see below). ●        Who is responsible [...]

TO: THE UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS We are the community of PS 29 in Brooklyn, where a major and potentially hazardous construction project has been underway since March of this year, and we are writing in the hopes that the UFT will support our mission:  A change to NYC school construction policy such that all dust-producing/asbestos- removing/lead-exposing [...]