Astoria Mar 01, 2016 Participatory Budgeting: It’s Baaaaaaaack! Vote to fund your favorite community project with Participatory Budgeting. Share this Scoop by Meg Cotner total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Vote to fund your favorite community project with Participatory Budgeting. by Meg Cotner Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Yes, that’s right—Participatory Budgeting is back! You will have a say again on how to spend $1.5 million on local projects to improve the neighborhood. As you may remember, last year’s PB winners were Public School District-wide Technology Upgrades ($245,000), Dog Run in Astoria ($500,000), and the I.S. 126 Playground ($500,000). Voting will take place are various locations throughout District 22. Here is where and when you can cast your vote: Office of Councilman Costa Constantinides 31-09 Newtown Avenue Monday, March 28 to Friday, April 1, 9am-9pm; Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, noon-7pm Bohemian Hall 29-19 24th Avenue Wednesday, March 30, 6-9pm Boulevard Gardens Assembly Hall 51-42 30th Avenue Sunday, April 3, noon-7pm Bruno’s 88-25 Astoria Blvd Monday, March 28, 6-9pm Steinway Library 21-45 31st Street Saturday, April 2, noon-5:30pm Urban Upbound 4-25 Astoria Blvd Tuesday, March 29, 6-9pm; Sunday, April 3, noon-7pm On your ballot, you’ll get to choose five things you think are particularly deserving of funding. Voting sites need volunteers, too! If you’d like to help out in a volunteer capacity, fill out this Google form. And here’s a video about the process: Good luck, everyone—here’s hoping your choice gets funded. Twitter Facebook Email Print district 22participatory budgetingvoting locations About Meg Cotner Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.