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Five BK Councilmembers Will Let Residents Shape Budget
Project Has Citizens Making Budget Choices
Kensington: What Price a Dog Park?
Rockaways: A Line in the Sand
Flatbush: What Would You Do With $1M?
East Harlem: Of 500 Budget Ideas, a Few Survive
Borrowing an experiment in direct democracy from Brazil, constituents in four City Council districts are getting a direct say in how $1 million of discretionary capital funding is spent.
Friday, September 05, 2014
8:15a - 9:30a
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
11:00a - 5:00p
Thursday, September 18, 2014
:p - 10:00p
First there were four. Then there 10. This year 22 Councilmembers will let constituents decide how to spend money. The dollar impact is impressive. The democracy impact could be even more so.
Details on a pilot participatory budgeting project in which citizen delegates decide how capital funding is spent.
Guidance for participants in the Flatbush/Flatlands Brooklyn portion of a pilot participatory budgeting project in which citizen delegates decide how capital funding is spent.