Participatory Budgeting

photo (19)Hundreds of cities worldwide have adopted a process where part of the city’s capital budget (for roads, sidewalks, parks, lighting and other infrastructure) is decided by people in neighborhoods.

Existing community and neighborhood councils can serve as the site of these discussions, giving them renewed life after malign neglect during the Becker Administration. People in neighborhoods are the best judges of their needs and should be trusted with decision-making responsibility.

Luke is the only candidate who will reform the city’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to make it accessible and accountable to the people.

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