Posts Tagged ‘Participatory Budgeting’

What Did Your Neighbors Decide to Do with $1 Million?

by Ryan Watson on

Thanks to $1 million of discretionary funding set aside by Council Member Stephen Levin (District 33), delegates who have spent months developing community proposals for the Participatory Budgeting (PB) process gathered on Thursday to assemble displays of their project proposals. The North Brooklyn expo of project – sort of like a science fair of ideas… READ MORE

The Participatory Budgeting Process Progresses

by Ryan Watson on

As part of the Participatory Budget process, delegates of the Health, Environment and Food Access sub-committtee of District 33 met last night at the People’s Firehouse to review the list of project ideas proposed by the community (Full Disclosure: I’m a member of this committee and proposed the idea of a public urban farm in… READ MORE

Become a Participatory Budgeting Delegate

by GWAPP on

Interested in taking part in how $1 million of the city budget is spent? Become a delegate in the Participatory Budgeting process and help guide community ideas to fruition. The first step was the Neighborhood Assembly meeting, which you can read more about here. The next step involves community members volunteering as budget delegates to… READ MORE

33rd District Participatory Budgeting Recap

by Ryan Watson on

Last Thursday night, about 40 North Brooklyn residents gathered at the Polish & Slavic Center basement to learn more about the Participatory Budgeting (PB) process and to propose ideas for the $1 million available for capital funding projects in the 33rd District. Sponsored by New York City Council Member Steve Levin, the process is aimed… READ MORE

$1 Million Is Up For Grabs!

by GWAPP on

What would you do with $1 million of the New York City budget? Thanks to the Participatory Budgeting (PB), a democratic process in which citizens decide how to spend a part of the city budget, our community now has the ability to propose ideas to make real change in our district. Proposals for funds must… READ MORE

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