Participatory Budgeting

Participatory Budgeting Voting Week is Here! Special Issue Rugby Road Reporter on PB at PS 139

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Vote in Participatory Budgeting

It’s time to vote in participatory budgeting! And if you donate by April 23rd, your donation will be matched and will enable us to fund more projects.

Students, parents, staff, and teachers developed 12 amazing proposals for making PS 139 better – and you get to decide which ones to fund. Here’s how:

1. VOTE on the proposals. The Parent Association and Principal McDonald will fund the project projects with the most votes, up to at least $10,000. Each student, staff, and teacher can vote once and each family gets one vote per child at the school. You get REAL POWER over REAL MONEY at YOUR SCHOOL.


2. DONATE to the Parent Association to fund more of these projects. The more you donate, the more money we have for these clubs,

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2018 Participatory Budgeting

How would you spend $10,000 to improve PS 139?

You Decide! Participatory Budgeting at PS 139

The PS 139 Parent Association and Principal Mary McDonald want you to decide how to spend $10,000 to improve the school, through participatory budgeting! How it works:

In January, share your ideas for how to make the school better. In February and March we’ll work with you to turn your ideas into projects for a ballot. In April, you’ll vote to decide which projects to fund.

Please complete this survey by January 31st, to share the issues you think are most important, and a specific idea or project. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a raffle to win a $50 gift certificate!

Last year you funded play equipment, computers, musical instruments, dual language

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The 2017 PS 139 Participatory Budgeting results are in! Thanks to all for helping to make this year an amazing PB year at PS 139!

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