August

  • Delegate recruitment
  • District Committee Schedules the next cycle

September

  • Idea Collection begins online
  • Neighborhood Assemblies
  • Pop-Up Idea Collection Events

October

  • Formal Idea Collection ends
  • Orientation for Delegates and Facilitators
  • Beginning of the Proposal Development process for both Capital and Expense Projects.
  • Delegate meetings begin

November

  • City agencies provide information sessions.
  • Delegate committee meetings continue
  • Delegates research ideas and begin to create proposals.
  • Delegates submit preliminary Capital Project proposals to city agencies

December

  • Agencies give feedback on preliminary Capital Project Proposals.
  • Delegates look to match up Expense Project Proposals with non-profits who can execute them.
  • Delegate committee meetings continue

January

  • Delegate committee meetings continue
  • Submit final Capital Project Proposals to city agencies 
  • Agencies give feedback on Capital Project Proposals

February

  • Delegates finalize and select Capital and Expense Projects for the PB Ballot.
  • Ballot creation, translation and printing 
  • Vote planning begins 
  • Delegate committee meetings continue

March

  • Get Out the Vote efforts begin
  • Expo Workshop to create Expo boards
  • Final ballot projects on display at the the Project Expo.
  • Vote Week

April

  • Ballots Counted
  • Winners Announced
  • Winning projects submitted by the Council Member for inclusion in the city budget

May

  • PB Cycle Evaluation
  • Planning for the next cycle begins