Participatory Budgeting Results, Fire Safety Info, Summer Festival Dates, More

News and updates Happy summer!  The weather has turned and we are finally getting to enjoy Halifax at our best.  Mowers are mowing fields, painters are restoring sidewalks and street lines, and of course, pavers gonna pave.  For a list of roads and sidewalks in the district getting work this summer please see this newsletter from April. PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING A record number of residents, five hundred and thirty seven voters, turned out last week to decide which community projects would read more

District 7’s 5th annual participatory budgeting voting end with a record turnout

Five projects received full funding & one more received partial funding Five hundred and thirty seven residents of Halifax South Downtown voted tonight to decide which community projects would receive funding in the districts 5th annual participatory budget vote. Residents, many of them children, came to the Halifax Central Library and voted to support five of the nine citizen-led initiatives through funding from District 7 discretionary capital fund. “We opened the doors an hour earlier than last year and people were read more

Participatory Budgeting Vote Next Wednesday, Campaign Finance Reform, Soviet Agitprop + more

So many exciting things happening right now but the two biggest ones really need to be highlighted. First the participatory budgeting is vote coming up on Wednesday next week, details below. Second is Campaign Finance Accountability meetings talking about the possible restrictions and rules around campaign donations from unions, registered businesses and corporations. VOTE 2017 Participatory Budgeting in District 7 Participatory Budgeting voting takes place next week, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Lindsay read more