Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley announced the winners of this year’s participatory budgeting in Council District 30. The top vote getters and the amount they received are:
• Tech improvements for District 30 Schools ($480,000) 1,627 votes;
• Glendale library computer and furniture upgrades ($40,000) 1,155 votes;
• Exercise equipment for Juniper Valley Park ($300,000) 1,056 votes;
• Bathroom renovations for P.S. 71 ($190,000) 797 votes.
“I am thrilled by the feedback we received during Participatory Budgeting and the final projects the community decided on. Our schools, libraries and parks are the lifeblood of our communities and these improvements will benefit people of all ages,” Crowley said. “Thank you to everyone who voted, volunteered and helped see this process through until the very end. Together, we can build a stronger community.”
In total, over 2,000 people voted at one of the polling sites and 326 voted online.