Cycle 2

More than 3,700 Vallejo residents ages 16 and older voted on 25 public projects, and the top 8 totaling $2,440,000 were considered by City Council on November 4th and subsequently approved for funding. Below are the final vote results (Click on each project title for the City Council resolution authorizing funding):

 8 Voter-Recommended Projects Cost  Votes
 Help the Homeless Veterans, Seniors, Disabled & Kids
  $ 588,000
 1,975
 Prioritizing Street & Pothole Repair-Repaving
 $1,000,000  1,682
 Improving School Meals
    $ 18,000
1,429
 Summer Youth Employment & Internship Program
  $ 186,000
1,378
 Sidewalk Repair & Street Tree Preservation
   $162,000 977
 Strike Up the Bands
    $ 90,000
905
 A.B.C. Arts, Beautification, Community Development
    $ 96,000
842
** Special Fire Rescue Vehicle Replacement **
   $ 302,500 725
 ** The remaining funds after the first seven projects receive full funding is $302,553. The City Council partially funded the next project with the most votes.
 
     
 Remaining Order of Finish
 Cost Votes
 Pedestrian Crosswalk Safety & Traffic Calming
$ 525,000
684
 Community Branding of Vallejo
$ 155,000
 665
 Equip an Electronics Lab at Vallejo High School
$ 71,000 649
 Vallejo Museum: Preserving Vallejo's Past
$ 62,000
643
 Omega Boys & Girls Club Kitchen Project
$ 83,000
628
 Workforce Skills Development for Adults
$ 32,000
579
 Empower Vallejo Students via Boating
$ 61,000
460
 Commemorative & Memorial Waterfront Park
$ 390,000
455
 Waterfront Promenade: Ramp to Mare Island Causeway
$ 328,000 426
 3 in 1! Bike Lanes for Safety & Convenience
$ 117,000
416
 Murals for Youth
$ 68,000
358
 Restore the Mare Island Logo on the Blue Bridge
$ 22,000
342
 Dual-Purpose Recycling/Trash Cans on the Waterfront
$ 43,000
311
 Improve Safety of Blue Rock Springs
$ 198,000
298
 Improve Safety of Hanns Park
$ 46,000
276
 Improve Safety of River Park
$ 46,000
246
 The Herbert House - Waterfront Victorian Treasure
$ 289,000
244

A special thanks to Stanford University's Crowdsourced Democracy Team for their hard work developing an electronic ballot (you can still test out their ballot by clicking here). If you would like to download a PDF of the sample ballot, click here.