Brooklyn’s Participatory Budgeting Process

NYC Council Member Brad Lander

Just a very brief posting to share with you all a nice blog written about Brooklyn Council Member Brad Lander’s Participatory Budgeting process.  Council Member Lander has turned over the decision-making process for spending $1 million in city capital funds for his district to the residents themselves.  JC does a nice job of capturing both the challenges and the enthusiasm for the effort.