PB35th Ward 2022
Presentation of Winning Projects 03-04-2022 - 03-31-2023Process phases
35th Ward's participatory budgeting process.
Every year, each Alderman receives $1.5 million for ward infrastructure improvements. This is the sole source of funding made available to Aldermen to repave streets, resurface alleys, and make critically needed infrastructure improvements.
In the 35th Ward, Alderman Ramirez-Rosa empowers residents to decide how to spend $1 million in improving their neighborhood – whether it be fixing specific curbs, resurfacing certain streets, or installing bike lanes – through participatory budgeting (PB).
What is decided $1 million of the ward's public infrastructure dollars.
Who participates Anyone can participate by sharing an idea or creating a proposal. Anyone who is 14 years of age or older can vote to determine how to spend the million dollars.
How is it decided Community residents share ideas, develop proposals and create a ballot and hold a community vote. The top winning projects are funded.
Start date November 16, 2022
End date March 03, 2023