District 9

Bill Perkins

Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, Upper West Side, East Harlem

Participatory Budgeting Cycle 8 Results!

I am overwhelmed with the amount of positive feedback and support Participatory Budgeting has received. During Vote Week (March 30 – April 7), nearly 2,600 Harlem residents voted to decide how $1 million of capital funding will be allocated to the district. READ MORE

Democracy in Action! Participatory Budgeting Vote Week

I am proud to announce the 9th Council district will take part in Participatory Budgeting Vote Week (Saturday, March 30 – Sunday, April 7). District 9 is one of 33 Council districts using Participatory Budgeting to allow constituents to have direct influence on public funds. You will have the opportunity during Vote Week to spend $1 million within the district. READ MORE

Announcement of District 9 Participatory Budgeting Proposals

Participatory Budgeting New York City (PBNYC) is a democratic process where community members can decide on how to spend part of a public budget of $1,000,000 throughout this council district. During a time when constituents are losing faith in the transparency of government, PBNYC allows a seat at the table to make decisions that will make significant changes to the neighborhood. READ MORE