City Council Member Stephen Levin is asking residents (14 years or older) of City Council District 33 to decide how to spend $1 million.
Who can vote?
To vote in Participatory Budgeting you only have to be 14 years old or older (that includes many 8th graders and grads!) and live in the district. You can check if you are in District 33 here.
How does it work?
You can vote for as many as five of your favorite project proposals on your district ballot. The projects receiving the most votes up to $1 million will receive funding.
Where and when can I vote?
The voting will take place during the last week of March. You can vote on Monday, March 27th and Friday, March 31st at PS 8 from 8am – 10am. If you are unable to vote at PS8, then you can vote at a variety of locations between Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, April 2nd:
Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St
Monday 3/27 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 3/28 9am – 5pm
Wednesday 3/29 9am -5pm
Thursday 3/30 9am – 5pm
Friday 3/31 9am – 5pm
Brooklyn Heights Library, 109 Remsen St
Tuesday 3/28 1pm – 3pm
Saturday 4/1 11am – 2pm
Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket, Cadman Plaza
Tuesday 3/28 8am – 10am
Thursday 3/30 8am – 10am
In front of 135 Montague St
Sunday 3/26 11:00am – 1:00pm
The First Unitarian Congregational Society, 116 Pierrepont St
Sunday 4/2 12:00pm – 4:00pm
For more voting locations, check here.
How can I help?
Help us spread the word and don’t forget to vote. You can download the flyer with information about local voting locations and our project to give to your friends and neighbors.
Want to know more about participatory budgeting?
Check out the website of the Participatory Budgeting Project (a nonprofit organization that helps communities decide how to spend public money), or visit the website for Participatory Budgeting New York City (a centralized location for information about participatory budgeting in New York City Council Districts).