Councilmember Sandra Ung (D-Flushing) introduced Monday that Leavitt Discipline in Flushing is slated to receive a $500,000 renovation.
Ung built the announcement at a ceremony for Flushing High School’s varsity baseball workforce, which not too long ago received the Public College Athletic League Division AA championship and finished the year undefeated. Leavitt Field is their property area.
“I am joyful I was equipped to fulfill the request of school officials and allocate income for this venture,” said Ung. “Hopefully when all of the operate is performed, we will have a athletics field worthy of this title-profitable staff.”
Ung allotted funding for the venture through the City Council’s current price range negotiations, on which Mayor Adams and the Council reached a deal June 10.
The industry has both of those a football and baseball field and is utilized by sports teams not only at the Flushing Substantial University, but at Veritas Academy and Queens Superior Faculty for Language Reports, as very well.
In accordance to Ung’s place of work, the funding will be made use of to maintenance the turf fields, substitute sections of fencing and deal with sinkholes and “ponding difficulties.”
The task is to be overseen by the Faculty Construction Authority. Kevin Ortiz, a spokesperson for the SCA, explained to the Chronicle that no additional specifics on the renovation are accessible at this issue.
“The following phase consists of the SCA scoping the project and we will be equipped to offer extra info when that is comprehensive, sometime early following calendar year,” he wrote in an e mail to the Chronicle.
Joe Gerloven, who coaches the Flushing Higher College baseball staff, advised Ung’s office that the last significant renovation to the advanced was in 2010.