In Year Two of Hartford Decide$ (July 2016 through April 2017), Hartford residents will be deciding how to spend $250,000 in City Capital Improvement funds, which have been allocated by the Hartford Court of Common Council. Project ideas will form through a series of community brainstorming meetings and on-line. Volunteers will participate in Action Teams, with the helpd of City Staff, to determine which ideas can be developed into project proposals. The final project proposals which will be placed on the ballot for voting by Hartford residents in March of 2017.
The Hartford Decide$ process involves a series of meetings, volunteer work, and decisions that feed into the City's annual budget cycle. Project decisions must be made and submitted to Hartford City Government no later than April 1, 2017 in order to be included in the Mayor's "Recommended Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18."