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Participatory budget projects announced in districts 19 and 23

Councilmen in northeast Queens announced the winning projects to be funded with their participatory budgeting allowances, a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. Councilman Paul Vallone announced […]

CM Vallone: Recognize June 21 as Yoga Day in NYC

A resolution has been tabled in the New York City Council to recognize June 21 as ‘World Yoga Day’ here in line with the United Nations’ decision to commemorate the day annually. The resolution was tabled on […]

Budgeting Week a Success

Councilman Paul A. Vallone announced the first cycle of participatory budgeting (PB) was a huge success. He thanked his hardworking staff and volunteers for giving their time and dedication toward PB. Vallone especially thanked Vito […]

Participatory budgeting draws high numbers in NE Queens

The votes have yet to be tallied as New York City participatory budgeting continues into the weekend, but Queens council members expect the turnout to be at an all-time high. Participatory budgeting is a democratic […]

District 19, 23 budget voting set

Residents of City Council Districts 19 and 23 are reminded that they can vote on funding for potential projects from April 12 to 19 in various locations. Councilman Paul Vallone represents District 19 and Mark […]