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Richmond Hill Schools and NYPD Precincts secure major funding in Council Member Schulman’s Participatory Budgeting

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May. 21, 2024 By Anthony Medina Council Member Lynn Schulman has announced Richmond Hill High School, P.S. 62Q Chester Park School and the NYPD as the winners of nearly half a million dollars each in capital funds for improvement projects through Participatory Budgeting. Schulman, who represents Richmond Hill residents in the city council, announced the…
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The city wants to fund your community improvement ideas with ‘The People’s Money’


Oct. 12, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan A participatory budgeting process to allow New Yorkers to decide how to spend part of the city’s budget, a fairly novel initiative coined the “The People’s Money,” is now open for idea submissions.  Phase 1 of the new cycle kicked off on Oct. 10 and will last until Nov. 19. During this idea generation period, all New Yorkers over the age of 11, and regardless of immigration status, can submit ideas for projects that address the needs of their community.  Projects must involve an expense, such as an after-school program or mental health initiative…
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