Parks Make Gains in Participatory Budgeting

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

NY4P was honored to participate in this City Council term's participatory budgeting process, which included 24 districts. Citizens in these districts voted on public priorities, and in many cases came out strongly for parks and open spaces. Projects improving close to 40 parks, playgrounds and green spaces drew upwards of $12 million out of a total $32 million allocated this year. We see a vibrant future for this democratic tool, and congratulate all who participated. Read more about the results here

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