The New York City Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 includes
The Register of Community Boards Requests is City Charter mandated (i.e., the law) and the product of a dynamic and cyclical budget process for the 59 NYC community boards. The community boards consult with agencies on the capital and expense needs of the community district. After consulting, each community board develops and votes separate priorities for up to 40 capital and 25 expense budget requests which the agencies review and respond to in the Register of Community Board Requests for the Preliminary Budget in January.
The RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF TORONTO should insist on the creation of 23 Community Districts and Community Boards under the City Municipal Code (i.e., the law), so they too can participate and contribute to the annual capital and expense budget process for our communities and for the City.