PB45 Moving Forward

PB45 Moving Forward

Before the holidays, we collected 89 different ideas on how to invest $1 million in our community. PB45 volunteers started meeting this week to turn those ideas into potential projects for the PB45 2015 ballot this spring.

Here’s how it works: Each alderman every year is allocated $1.3 million in Aldermanic Menu funds – yes, there is literally a menu – to spend on street and sidewalk repaving, curb replacement, bike lanes, street light replacement, and other capital projects.

In participatory budgeting, the process starts the fall before …

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