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Politics Participatory Budgeting Million Dollar Question
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Voting for the third year of participatory budgeting in District 39 is fast approaching, and Councilmember Brad Lander just shared the projects that you’ll be able to choose between. Some of the proposed projects in our area that are on the ballot include: Repairs to the Ennis Playground basketball courts. Fixes on three flooded, muddy pathways in Prospect Park. Security
Politics Participatory Budgeting Million Dollar Question
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It’s the third year of participatory budgeting in District 39, which means neighbors have another chance to tell Councilmember Brad Lander what projects you’d like to see funded in our area. Ideas for projects have already been submitted, and now it’s time to see what proposals have made it through volunteer-led committees and will be up
Politics Participatory Budgeting Online Map
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It’s the third year of participatory budgeting in District 39, and Councilmember Brad Lander now has a website where you can enter ideas and show your support for ones others have suggested. Anyone can post ideas, whether you live, work, or even just pass through the district. Eligible ideas must be for “capital” projects: i.e., physical
Politics Park Slope's Participatory Budgeting Meeting
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Participatory budgeting is back, and for the third year in a row, Council Member Brad Lander is asking how District 39 should spend one million dollars. Does your school need repairs? Know how we can improve the safety of pedestrians? There are several ways to bring your ideas to the project. Neighborhood assemblies will be
Politics Brad Lander
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Congratulations to our Council Member Brad Lander, who is being honored by President Obama at the White House today for the “Champions of Change” ceremony, which celebrates people and groups that positively impact their communities. Lander is being honored for his efforts with participatory budgeting, which has given his constituents a chance to nominate and vote on projects in
News district 33 results via Stephen Levin
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Councilmember Stephen Levin announced the results for District 33′s first Participatory Budgeting campaign. And the winners are: 1st: District-Wide Tree Planting 2nd: MS 8 Technology Funds 3rd: East River State Park Dog Run Park 4th: PS 31 Technology Request 5th: PS 34 Playground Renovations Other than the tree planting, which asked for $100,000 to have
News PB-Voting-Results-533x710
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Residents from across the 39th District made their way to the polls this weekend to decide how our community would spend one million dollars. Knocking last year’s participation numbers out of the park, 2,812 neighbors placed their votes, the results have been tallied, and the winners are: 1. PS 230: Help Kids Connect and Learn With Technology - Install 34
News pb ballot via stephen levin
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If you live in City Council District 33 and Stephen Levin is your Councilmember, then it is just about time for you to vote in your Participatory Budgeting initiative. This year’s proposals include district-wide tree planting, the installation of tree guards on 4th Avenue, and playground restorations at PS 38. Check out a full sample
Politics 7th Ave/9th St Subway
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As we get ready to vote on the projects that are in the running for funding through Participatory Budgeting, Neil Reilly, a District 39 Committee Member and former Transit Committee Delegate notes that one of the interesting outcomes of the process is that some projects might not get the PB funding — but can end
Events participatory budget via fb
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It’s almost time for our district to join together, and vote on this year’s participatory budgeting projects. The 2013 expo, where delegates will present their ideas to the community, is scheduled for March 21, at the Park Slope Branch Library (431 6th Avenue), and Councilmember Brad Lander is looking for volunteers to help spread the word on this
Politics Park Slope's Participatory Budgeting Meeting
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Year two is under way for City Council Member Brad Lander’s District 39 participatory budgeting initiative. This annual process, which now includes eight City Council Members, empowers citizens by giving people, not politicians, the power to suggest how their tax dollars should be spent and then vote and decide on the winning proposals. Like last
Politics D39 Participatory Budgeting Ballot 2011
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You’ve got an idea for a neighborhood project that could use some funding, right? Tonight is Park Slope’s first chance to tell Council Member Brad Lander where you’d like to see $1 million spent, as the second year of participatory budgeting gets going. The public meeting starts at 6:30pm at Greenwood Baptist Church, 461 6th
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