Michelle Witthaus

Politics
5:05 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Former 'Occupier' Wants To Bring Participatory Budgeting To 6th Ward

Chris McDaniel, St. Louis Public Radio

About 20 people gathered outside of a foreclosed house in south St. Louis City. They assembled to decide what should be done with the house that the bank currently owns. A few of the ideas floated around were to hold a public auction, open it up for veterans to use, or to host afterschool programs.

After all the ideas were discussed, each participant was given a ticket to put in a box that belonged to their favorite corresponding idea.

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