Post Tagged with: "Participatory Budgeting"

Participatory Budgeting voting underway

Participatory Budgeting voting underway

Politics April 9, 2018 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

A citywide government program called Participatory Budgeting allows citizens to vote on how the local council member will spend part of his money – up to $1 million — in the district.

2016 Participatory Budgeting gets underway

2016 Participatory Budgeting gets underway

Government, Politics October 9, 2015 at 9:49 pm 0 comments

Mott Haven residents met on Oct. 7 to discuss how the community should spend $1 million.

Participatory Budgeting 2015 winners announced

Participatory Budgeting 2015 winners announced

Education, Government April 30, 2015 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Eight Mott Haven schools will divide $1 million for new air conditioning and technology upgrades after project proposals to fund them received the highest number of votes from local residents in this year’s Participatory Budgeting initiative.

Participatory Budgeting Vote 2015: April 11-19

Education, Housing April 10, 2015 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

Councilwoman urges residents to get out and vote This year’s Participatory Budgeting voting in Mott Haven kicks off on April 11 and will run through April 19. City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito has pledged to devote $2 million from her discretionary budget to the five items that receive the most votes from residentsRead More

Canvassers sought for Participatory Budgeting 2015

Jobs March 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm 1 comment

Canvassers sought for participatory budgeting door-to-door work.

Millbrook Houses residents Von Franklin (seated), Shella Hair and two young volunteers in the community garden near where a new greenhouse will be constructed.

Residents eagerly await new greenhouse

Government, Health July 14, 2014 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Some public housing residents in Mott Haven are hoping a new greenhouse on the grounds of their complex will help transform a part of the neighborhood from a food desert to a hub of healthfulness.

Workshops set for cooking program

Education November 19, 2013 at 10:15 am 0 comments

A small, East Harlem-based nonprofit is asking Mott Haven residents for their input to help design a mobile cooking classroom it proposed during this year’s Participatory Budgeting process.

Residents help decide on neighborhood priorities at the latest participatory budgeting meeting on Oct. 5 at Abraham House on Willis Avenue.

Residents weigh in on budgetary needs

Government, Housing October 15, 2013 at 8:41 am 1 comment

Residents began the Participatory Budgeting process in Mott Haven for the third straight year, proposing neighborhood improvement projects with funding from City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito’s budget.