This week, be sure to vote for Participatory Budgeting projects proposed in Queens! Three Queens City Councilmen are participating this year, including Mark Weprin, Donovan Richards and Eric Ulrich representing Districts 23, 31 and 32. Voting lasts until April 6th for all residents of the district who are 16 and older. If you are part of District 23 (Fresh Meadows, Oakland Gardens, Queens Village, Glen Oaks, Douglaston, Bayside, Hollis) vote here. Residents of District 31 (Arverne, Far Rockaway, Bayswater, Edgemere) vote here. And all those living in District 32 (Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park, Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Neponsit, Richmond Hill, Ozone Park, Woodhaven) vote here and here. You can check out the ballots for each district at the Participatory Budgeting website. Ballot items include improvements in parks, libraries, schools, transportation and public safety. UDPATE: Here’s a cool interactive map where you can see what you can vote on this week.
Participatory Budgeting Is Coming to Queens [Q’Stoner]