Tag: Participatory Budgeting


Over 67,000 New Yorkers voted to allocate $38 million dollars for locally-developed capital projects across the city

New York—Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council announced the voting results and winning proposals of the 2015-2016 Participatory Budgeting cycle. During the voting period of March 26th through April 3rd, over 67,000 New Yorkers voted to allocate $38 million dollars for locally-developed capital projects across 28 Council Districts in New York City.

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From March 26th to April 3rd, New Yorkers across 28 Council Districts will vote directly on nearly $32 million dollars in locally-developed capital projects

NEW YORK—Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York City Council Members kicked off the voting period for New York City’s 2015-2016 participatory budgeting cycle – the largest such process in the nation. This year, the majority of the City Council is participating, with 28 districts allocating nearly $32 million citywide for residents to collaboratively develop into local capital projects through a year-long process of neighborhood assemblies, delegate meetings, and project expositions.

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