2019 Ballot Items

Learn more about the ballot items for the 2019 Participatory Budgeting Cycle by clicking on one of the images below. 45th Ward residents will also have the opportunity to vote on what percentage they would like to allocate of the

Vote

45th Ward residents 14-years-old and up will have the opportunity to vote in the 2019 Participatory Budgeting cycle beginning on Monday, October 1. Participatory budgeting is a democratic system that empowers people in determining how their tax dollars are spent. Online

Events

What is Participatory Budgeting? Participatory budgeting (PB) is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. PB gives ordinary people real decision-making power over real money. The process was first developed