- In the Press
District 45 - Williams
City Limits, Tue, 2012-02-28 -
Solar panels. Security cameras. A new church roof. There was no shortage of ideas for citizen budget delegates to consider in Councilman Jumaane Williams' district. But not all of them could work.
"What Would YOU Do with $1 Million Dollars?"
Councilman Jumaane Williams' email blasts read like an award notice from Publishers Clearing House. He has signed a $1,000,000 check to fund the first democratically chosen capital project in New York City.Read more.
NBCNewYork.com, Tue, 2011-10-18 -
A New York City councilman says he has $1 million to spend -- and he wants his district members to tell him how to use it. Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, who represents the 45th Council District in Brooklyn, announced Sunday he is allocating $1 million from his capital budget for "participatory budgeting."Read more.