2019 PB Vote Results

The results are in for the City of Cambridge’s sixth Participatory Budget (PB) Process. 7,602 Cambridge residents age 12 and older voted to decide how to spend $1,000,000 on capital projects to improve the community – the most votes yet in a PB process in Cambridge, a 11% increase from last year! 

The following 8 projects won $1,125,000 in FY21 Capital Funding:

1.   Close the Canopy ($200,000)

2.   Water Bottle Filling Stations for the Major Squares ($150,000)

3.   Laundry Access in Public Schools ($50,000)

4.  Pedestrian-Controlled Crosswalk Lights ($150,000)

5. Extend Outdoor WiFi ($50,000)

6.  Make the City Bloom with a Habitat Corridor ($75,000)

7. Keeping Cambridge Clean ($100,000)

8. Public Bathroom ($350,000)

Please see below for a breakdown of PB votes by project.

Voters were able to choose up to 5 projects on the ballot. Special thanks to the City Manager for fully funding the eighth winning project!

Many thanks to our extraordinary volunteers, facilitators, City of Cambridge staff, and all of the other residents and participants who helped make the City's sixth PB process a success.  

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  • Matthew Nelson
    published this page in Blog 2019-12-10 19:30:17 -0500