On December 9th, over 60 community representatives, from all of the neighborhood assemblies, met at the Rogers Park Library for their first orientation meeting. The representatives learned about their roles and responsibilities and then broke up into themed “budget committees” to begin the process of developing project proposals. Six budget committees have been formed:
From now until March representatives will meet in their committees to work on developing project proposals. Committees will consider all of the ideas suggested at the neighborhood assemblies when making decisions about which projects to propose to be voted on. Committees will present lists of projects for which they recommend to prepare proposals to the residents of the Ward at-large in March.