Environmental improvements participatory budgeting

Participatory Budgeting (PB) allows local people to make decisions about budgets that directly affect them.

We are continuing with an environmental improvement Participatory Budgeting programme where local people nominate projects they feel would benefit their communities and East Ayrshire tenants vote on. Throughout the process we involve local primary schools to take part in voting events.

Voting and proposals

This budget comes directly from East Ayrshire Council's Housing Revenue Account. Voting will only be open to tenants and people who live with them over the age of eight. However, we are looking for proposals from anyone living in the community.

We will be looking for housing officers to be part of a PB working group which will include relevant Tenant and Resident Associations and East Ayrshire Federation representatives and members of the community to take initiatives forward as a Steering Group.

We welcome your involvement and support in each project. If you would like to get involved in any capacity please contact our Customer Liaison Team.

2019/20 events

Our voting events have now concluded and the results are displayed below. The following areas and budgets were identified:

  • Darvel - £20,000
  • Stewarton - £20,000
  • Riccarton- £20,000
  • Muirkirk - £20,000

Participatory 2019/20 budgeting events

In 2019/20, we had four PB events across the four allocation areas.


Area

Amount
Votes
cast
Projects shortlistedProjects to be programmed 

Muirkirk area

£20,000

56

6

4

 

Riccarton area

£20,000

68

6

5

 

Darvel area

£20,000

34

4

3

 

Stewarton area

£20,000

27

7

3

 

TOTAL

£80,000

185

30

15

 

For more information download our Frequently Asked Questions on Housing Environmental Improvements (PDF 343Kb)

Contact Information

Housing Customer Liaison
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA1 1HW
Telephone: 01563 553591