Mar 18, 2022 2 min read

District 7 Participatory Budgeting Returns After Hiatus

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A Department of Public Works crew installs a sidewalk garden on Capitol Avenue. Alex Mullaney/Ingleside Light

Nearly $1 million is available for projects that will increase quality of life for District Seven residents.

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Bold and innovative ideas are wanted for District Seven Participatory Budgeting.

The program is designed to foster civic participation by empowering residents to propose, vet and then vote to allocate tax dollars toward a range of projects from security cameras to public art installations.

This year, $687,772 is earmarked for general projects and $250,000 for Vision Zero traffic safety projects. Project budgets have been doubled to $50,000 each.

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