You can always find more information on the 40th Ward’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) page on our website. How does Participatory Budgeting Work– A Reminder Idea Collection, Committee Creation Neighbors brainstorm and submit Special Project ideas they want to see in their communities and applications are accepted to join the PB Committee. Look out for 40th […]
Thank you so much to all who participated in our Participatory Budgeting (PB) process– the People’s Budget– this past year. By participating you helped decide how to spend public funds on community projects in the 40th Ward. We are pleased to share that we had close to 1,500 ballots entered for the 2022-2023 cycle! How […]
Thank you to everyone who voted in the latest People’s Budget. The results are in! The projects listed below were the winning proposals. Get a head start on the 2022 PB projects – Let us know how you’d spend $100,000 on future 40th Ward projects and learn more about the process.
Dear Neighbors, Every year, City of Chicago Wards receive approximately $1.3 million in discretionary infrastructure funding from the Dept. of Transportation, known as the “menu money” program. This year’s menu money authorizations for the 40th Ward are a combination of projects already requested by previous Ald. Patrick O’Connor and requests from the current Ward office […]
WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH A MILLION DOLLARS? Every year, each ward in Chicago receives $1.3 million dollars, also known as “menu money,” for infrastructure-related improvements. Alderman Vasquez built a really big table to create space for neighbors to decide how to spend one million dollars improving the 40th Ward — whether it be fixing […]