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Your Ideas + Real Money
= A Better City

Promoting Participatory Budgeting in the City of Hartford

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Vote for your favorite 2024 ideas!
¡Vota por tus ideas 2024 favoritas!
(Scroll down to review the projects.)
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2024 PROJECT FINALISTS

Safer Lighted Pedestrian Crosswalk Signs near Bushnell Park
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Señales de cruce de peatones iluminadas más seguras cerca de Bushnell Park

$65,000

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Chess Tables & Benches in Four Parks
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Mesas y Bancos de Ajedrez en Cuatro Parques

$65,000

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Outdoor Games for Bond Street Parkette​​​​
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Juegos al Aire Libre para la Calle Bond Parque

$40,000

Video Pothole Detection System Powered by AI
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Sistema de Detección de Baches por Vídeo Impulsado por AI

$10,000

YOUmedia Esports with VR Experience Integration at Libraries
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YOUmedia Esports con Integración de Experiencia VR en Bibliotecas 

$75,000

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New Volleyball Court at Parker Memorial Community Center​​​​
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Nueva Cancha de Voleibol en Parker Memorial Centro Comunitario

$75,000

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Bus Stop Enhancements throughout Hartford​​​​
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Mejoramientos a las Paradas del Autobús a través de Toda la Ciudad

$42,000

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To be eligible for consideration, the idea and the subsequent project must meet ALL of the following criteria:

What kinds of project ideas can be funded?

1. It will construct, expand, modify, rehabilitate, or purchase equipment for a City-owned space or place.
2. It will benefit the residents of Hartford.
3. It will have a useful life of at least 5 years.
4. It will address a community need or problem.
5. It is a new project and not part of any City project already in development.
6. It can be implemented by the City of Hartford.
7. It is estimated to cost between $10,000 and $20,000

Eligibility

Eligible Projects:

  • Creating a community garden on City-owned land
  • Installing new playground equipment
  • Renovating a portion of a park
  • Adding art gallery space to a library
  • Building a baseball field on school grounds

Not Eligible:

  • Paying for the salary of a public employee or a contract with a non-profit to provide services.
  • Repairing a privately owned building.
  • Helping an organization renovate space that it rents from a private landlord.
  • Helping a religious institution repair its sanctuary.
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