2018 Neighbourhood Decision Making Winners
Residents were invited to submit ideas for their neighbourhoods from April 23 to May 22. A total of 226 ideas were submitted, with 143 making it onto the ballot after feasibility review by City of London staff.
Voting took place on Saturday, June 16, 2018, and the results are now in! A total of $250,000 is being allocated to 17 winning projects across the city.
Residents from every neighbourhood of the city participated in London’s second city-wide Neighbourhood Decision Making (NDM) program. More than 7,100 Londoners (5,680 online and 1,434 in person at libraries) helped decide what 17 neighbourhood enhancement projects will be funded. See below for the list of winning projects.
|Reimagine Waste||Central London||$8,000|
|Bee Pollinator Garden||East London||$7,000|
|Christmas Market on the Green||South London||$7,600|
|Oxford Park 1901: Unique Street Sign Design for the Oxford Park Community||West London||
|London’s Free Fruit||Central London||$5,000|
|Here Before Us: Oxford Park Neighbourhood Cultural Heritage Evaluation Report||West London||$14,260|
|Pollinator Pathways Project||West London||$ 640|
|Cedar Hollow Elementary School Outdoor Classroom and Natural Play||Fanshawe||$50,000|
|Ninja Student Drop Zone||Medway||$15,000|
|Nature Sanctuary in Hyde Park||Hyde Park||$30,000|
|Bat Boxes in Masonville||Masonville||$1,000|
|Accessible Toddler Playground in North West London (Shade Trees)||Sunningdale||$4,000|
|F.D.Roosevelt Yard Enhancements||Argyle||$17,400|
|Outdoor Ice Rink in Summerside||Bradley||$32,600|
|Add a Swing Set to Grandview Park||Byron||$15,000|
|Outdoor Workout Equipment in Springbank Park||Byron/West London||$27,000|
For more details on the winning projects, go to getinvolved.london.ca/ndm
How does Neighbourhood Decision Making work?
Step 1: Residents are encouraged to identify a neighbourhood building project(s) that enhances and strengthens their neighbourhood. Funds may be used on a variety of different projects which could include: planting public gardens, community public art, piloting a community program, hosting a neighbourhood event, documenting your neighbourhood’s history, or enhancing a park or playground.
Step 2: City staff will support residents to develop their idea into a one-page proposal, working to make sure that it is possible to implement the proposed idea.
Step 3: A community vote will be held for residents to vote for their favourite ideas.
Step 4: City staff will work with the residents who submitted the winning ideas to implement their neighbourhood project.
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