Voting for Tallinn's participatory budget has started today, with everyone in Tallinn aged 14 or over able to vote for up to two ideas of their choice in their neighborhood.
Next week on 21 November, 114 ideas for Tallinn's 2023 participatory budget will be put to a referendum in the city's districts - already now, residents can find out more about the ideas to be put to the vote in their own districts on the website.
From 12 September until 2 October, all Tallinn residents are invited to submit proposals about projects to be funded by the Tallinn participatory budget 2023.
In the vote on Tallinn's participatory budget, the citizens supported projects that bring greenery, outdoor recreation equipment and amenities to parks and other recreational areas.
A total of 132 ideas proposed by active citizens in Tallinn's eight districts will be put to the vote next Monday.
The call for proposals for the Tallinn's second participatory budget 2022 was a success - the people of Tallinn submitted a total of 389 ideas for promoting city life. The largest number of proposals was submitted for developing the urban environment.
From September 3 to October 1, Tallinn is waiting for proposals on which projects could be financed from the city's participatory budget in 2022.
The idea-gathering of the first participatory budget in Tallinn was very successful, more than 5 percent of the citizens with the right to vote participated in the referendum to choose between the ideas proposed by Tallinners.
In the first-ever referendum on the participatory budget in Tallinn, almost 20,000 city dwellers cast their votes for their favourite ideas. 18,543 citizens cast their votes electronically, but the exact number of those who voted on paper will become clear after counting the votes today. The results of Tallinn participatory budget will be announced at the City Government press conference at noon on Wednesday, February 3.
The referendum on the ideas submitted to Tallinn's participatory budget will start on January 18 and last until January 31, the results of the vote will be announced on February 1.