Participatory Budgeting 2018

How would YOU spend $1,000,000 in our community?

voting_box.pngThis is your chance as a northern Manhattan resident to make your voice heard on how to improve our community with public funds. For the fifth year in a row, Council Member Levine is setting aside $1 million to fund the most popular projects in our district. 

The participatory budgeting process begins with a series of public assemblies spread through out the district, so our office can hear directly from you what the community's needs are, and how to best address them. In the spring, we hold a public vote to to decide which proposals will be funded. 


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2018's winning projects included: 

Modernizing Neighborhood Libraries


$200,000 for new computers, printers, wi-fi, projectors, and audio systems in 7th District public libraries

Upgrading Community Parks


$500,000 for new playground turf at PS 125

Investing in our Schools


$200,000 for technology upgrades at MS 54, the Booker T. Washington Middle School (103 West 107th St)


$200,000 for technology upgrades at PS 36 Margaret Douglas School (123 Morningside Drive)

Building Stronger NYCHA Communities 

nycha.png $500,000 for external lighting at Grant Houses

Improving Commutes

bus_icon.png $60,000 for Bus Countdown Clocks along Broadway


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