The polls are open TODAY (Saturday) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the 49th Ward’s Participatory Budgeting Election. This is your chance to have a direct say on how a portion of your tax dollars will be spent this year in the 49th Ward.
Cast a vote for the percentage of the ward infrastructure budget you believe should be devoted exclusively to street resurfacing and streetlights and then vote for up to four of your favorite ward improvement projects. Click on the links below for a video that describes the proposed projects and a sample ballot:
VIDEO DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED PROJECTS
The results of Saturday’s election will be announced tonight at the International Participatory Budgeting Conference, which the 49th Ward is hosting this weekend at Loyola University. Come celebrate with participatory budgeting leaders from 15 countries as we announce the results.
Join us tonight (Saturday, May 4th), 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Loyola University’s Damen Student Center, 6511 N. Sheridan, 2nd Floor, Room MPR South. Light refreshments will be served.