Residents of the 45th ward are able to contribute to the
decision-making process for discretionary capital funding for the first
time this year, as Ald. John Arena (45th) joined three other aldermen in the Participatory Budgeting Project.
“The exciting thing is that residents get to decide which aspects of community improvements they want to focus on,” said Arena.
budgeting allows residents to vote on which infrastructure upgrades should
receive financing from $1.3 million in city funds, known as “menu money.”
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