PB Durham Cycle 1- Results

Voting has ended and the results are in! Voting for PB Durham Cycle 1 took place from May 1-May 31, 2019. The PB Steering Committee certified the election results on June 17, 2019, at the monthly committee meeting. Below are the results for the PB Durham Cycle 1 Election in addition to voting guidelines adopted by the Steering Committee. Project implementation will begin in Fall 2019. PB Durham has set a goal of implementing at least 50% of winning projects within the first fiscal year. 

To see all submitted projects and winning projects, click here.

Please note the order the projects appear in the chart is in ranking order. In addition, the results listed above incorporate the voting guidelines drafted and adopted by the Steering Committee.

 

Guidelines:

  1. Citywide project proposals must win on every ballot to receive funding.
  2. If a winning project proposal utilizes more than the remaining ward fund balance the next highest ranking project that falls within the allocated amount will receive funding.
  3. The remaining fund balance not used for project implementation will be carried forward to the next cycle in the respective ward. For example, if the total is less than $800,000 the remaining money will be used for Cycle 2.

Ward 1

Project Title

Project Category

Project Cost

Technology for DPS

Safety & Environment

$134,784

Accessible Ramps

Other

$56,650

LGBTQ Youth Center (citywide)

Health & Wellness

$37,767

STEM & Entrepreneurship Program

Parks & Recreation

$99,121

Bus Shelters with Reclaimed Art & Solar Panels (citywide)

Safety & Environment

$131,919

Street Trees

Safety & Environment

$67,980

Historic Monuments (Fayetteville Street)

Arts & Culture

$89,702

ADA Equipment (Drew Granby)

Parks & Recreation

$79,310

Total

 

$697,233 

 Ward 2

Project Title

Project Category

Project Cost

Technology for DPS

Safety & Environment

$134,784

Accessible Ramps

Other

$56,650

DHA Lighting & Security Cameras

Safety & Environment

$113,300

LGBTQ Youth Center (citywide)

Health & Wellness

$37,767

Bus Shelters with Reclaimed Art & Solar Panels (citywide)

Safety & Environment

$131,919

Bus Shelters on Fayetteville

Safety & Environment

$158,620

Total

 

$633,040 

 

Ward 3

Project Title

Project Category

Project Cost

Technology for DPS

Safety & Environment

$134,784

El Futuro

Health & Wellness

$96,168

The Life Center of Durham

Health & Wellness

$145,991

Accessible Ramps

Other

$56,650

Bus Shelters with Reclaimed Art & Solar Panels (citywide)

Safety & Environment

$131,919

LGBTQ Youth Center (citywide)

Health & Wellness

$37,767

DHA Lighting & Security Cameras

Safety & Environment

$57,783

Belmont Park Improvements

Parks & Recreation

$124,630

Total

 

$785,692

 

To check out Cycle 1 expenditures and project status, click here.

 

Participatory Budget Cycle 1 Expenditures + Project Status

Projects

Financial Summary

Project Status

Project Title

Authorized Budget

Expenditures/ Encumbrances

Available Balance

Latest Project Status Reports

Stoplight

Accessible Ramps (Habitat for Humanity)- Ward 1

$56,650.00  

$56,650.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/14/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 0%
Major Activities This Period:
Habitat for Humanity has returned to normal work hours after a Covid 19 furlough. Application Intake Habitat has identified (5) homeowners from an existing waitlist that need ramps and has completed the assessment for those ramps Habitat will confirm with the Family Services Division additional ramp requests received in Ward I Procurement Habitat is in the process of finding suppliers for ramp components so they can self-perform the installation with staff
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) unknown

Green
  

Accessible Ramps (Habitat for Humanity)- Ward 2

$56,650.00  

$56,650.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/14/2020)
Project Phase: Other
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 0%
Major Activities This Period:
Habitat for Humanity has returned to normal work hours after a Covid 19 furlough. Application Intake Habitat has identified (5) homeowners from an existing waitlist that need ramps and has completed the assessment for those ramps Habitat will confirm with the Family Services Division additional ramp requests received in Ward 2 Procurement Habitat is in the process of finding suppliers for ramp components so they can self-perform the installation with staff
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) unknown

Green
  

Accessible Ramps (Habitat for Humanity)- Ward 3

$56,650.00  

$56,650.00  

$0.00  

(Apr/17/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 0%
Major Activities This Period:
Community Development Department has fully executed the contract with Habitat for Humanity of Durham. Due to the Covid19 and the City malware virus, the program will have a slight delay in the installation and construction of handicap ramps in all three council wards. Once Habitat staff returns from furlough they expect to begin program implementation.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) unknown

Green
  

ADA Equipment for Drew-Granby Park

$79,310.00  

$82.00  

$79,228.00  

(Jul/06/2020)
Project Phase: Other
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 0%
Major Activities This Period:
DPR had a significant person-to-person engagement prior to the Covid emergency. DPR staff and PB delegates felt comfortable putting out two online surveys regarding color and type selection. DPR has the information to purchase equipment and set an installation date.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 2/2020

Green
  

Belmont Park Improvements

$124,630.00  

$93.00  

$124,537.00  

(Jul/06/2020)
Project Phase: Other
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 25%
Major Activities This Period:
DPR visited a similar facility in Carrboro and obtained all the specs. DPR will bid the project to obtain a design/build firm. Community input has been delayed due to Covid.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020
Other Comments:
Community input is especially important because of the terms of the PB budget. The City doesn’t yet have guidelines on equitable engagement in the Covid emergency.

Green
   Held community meeting to gather input on PB delegates proposal. Working with delegates to put together a bid package to hire designer.

Bus Shelters on Fayetteville Street

$0.00  

$0.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/13/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 0%
Major Activities This Period:
The bus stop pads have been designed and were provided to the roadway widening contractor in early January. The shelters will be installed by a GoDurham contractor once the roadway widening is complete.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2021

Green
  

Bus Shelters w/ reclaimed art & solar panels

$395,757.00  

$34,900.00  

$360,857.00  

(Jul/13/2020)
Project Phase: Other
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 90%
Major Activities This Period:
Design engineering consultant Horvath vetted the initial list of shelter locations provided by City staff and reviewed it with GoTriangle. Horvath will move forward with designing 4 of those vetted locations as City and GoTriangle staff draft the second batch of locations for Horvath to vet. The RFP for bus shelters closed on 6/26. We received 2 bids and are currently reviewing and following up with additional questions. The RFQ for artists is currently open until 7/20. General Services will convene a selection committee to interview the artists.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020

Green
  

DHA Lighting & Security Cameras (Ward 2)

$57,783.00  

$57,783.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/08/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 15%
Major Activities This Period:
Contract with security camera vendor was signed and installation has started. The vendor installed poles for the cameras which were inspected and service applications for Duke Energy were submitted. Cameras will be installed next quarter when power is established to the pole. Bidding for LED lighting upgrades delayed due to COVID-19.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 2/2021

Green
  

DHA Lighting & Security Cameras (Ward 3)

$113,300.00  

$113,300.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/08/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 15%
Major Activities This Period:
Contract with security camera vendor was signed and installation has started. The vendor installed poles for the cameras which were inspected and service applications for Duke Energy were submitted. Cameras will be installed next quarter when power is established to the pole. Bidding for LED lighting upgrades delayed due to COVID-19.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 2/2021

Green
  

El Futuro

$96,168.00  

$96,168.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/13/2020)
Project Phase: Planning
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 100%
Major Activities This Period:
Last month, City Council approved a grant agreement to provide El Futuro one-time funding ($96,168) for positions. All parties have signed the grant agreement and the first phase of funding will be disbursed to El Futuro this month.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020

Green
  

Historic Monuments (Fayetteville Street)

$89,702.00  

$0.00  

$89,702.00  

(Jul/13/2020)
Project Phase: Planning
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 25%
Major Activities This Period:
Project Phase: Other Percent of Current Phase Complete: 25% Major Activities This Period: The external project stakeholders, GSD, and BMS staff met in March to discuss the PB project. Project stakeholders reps shared with city staff that they would like to install stone monuments along the Hayti Historic District corridor to serve as a gateway to the Fayetteville corridor. In addition, the installation of vertical banners on the exterior of the Hayti Heritage Center. Lastly, they support the design and placement of historical markers for eight historic neighborhoods were discussed. PB staff followed up with Hayti Center reps regarding procurement specifications for banner design, printing, and other project stakeholders for the specific locations for the installation and monument/signage. Next steps: - The project was presented to the PB Steering Committee in April. The Committee did not approve the proposed scope of the project. The GSD has requested BMS provide an updated project scope. - In-person community engagement has been put on hold in response to COVID-19. PB and Transportation staff met on 7/9 to discuss coordinating engagement efforts with the Fayetteville/Holloway Arterial Rapid Transit project. This is projected to be a two-year project however given COVID-19 we anticipate the project will take up to an additional fiscal year.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) unknown

Green
  

LGBTQ Youth Center

$113,300.00  

$0.00  

$113,300.00  

(Jul/13/2020)
Project Phase: Planning
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 90%
Major Activities This Period:
In April, the PB Steering Committee approved for PB funds to be reallocated towards positions and furniture. Moreover, this will be one-time funding for the purposes of providing services and amenities for the youth. The grant agreement is currently being finalize and will be submitted for approval for City Council.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020

Green
  

Participatory Budgeting Projects

$588,647.00  

$0.00  

$588,647.00  

(Jul/16/2020)
Project Phase: Other
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 50%
Major Activities This Period:
This is the major project that supports funding of the FY20 awarded PB Projects. As new projects are set up this individual project will be reduced. Individual project status' can be found by project title and/or ward assignment.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) unknown

Green
   Master Project for all FY20 funded projects.

STEM & Entrepreneurship Program

$99,121.00  

$99,121.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/13/2020)
Project Phase: Completed
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 0%
Major Activities This Period:
The grant agreement for the Emerging Entrepreneur has been submitted to OnBase for signatures. However, due to COVID-19 allocation of PB funding has been put on hold until the pandemic has subsided. PB funds would be used to purchase STEM equipment to provide after-school programming for underserved kids in Ward 1. Because DPS classes and after-school programming have been suspended, the allocation of funds has been put on hold. PB staff and eMerging Entrepreneurs Executive Director have been in a recent discussion about possibly disbursing partial funding for online coding training which was part of the grant agreement scope. PB staff will continue to monitor the reopening from the Governor's Office.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020

Yellow
  

Street Trees

$67,980.00  

$67,817.00  

$163.00  

(Jul/16/2020)
Project Phase: Other
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 100%
Major Activities This Period:
Urban Forestry Division planted a total of 1449 trees this year which was funded from a number of sources. Participatory Budgeting paid for 693 trees and the tree diapers (watering devices), expending all available funding.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) unknown

Green
  

Technology for Durham Public Schools- Ward 1

$134,784.00  

$134,784.00  

$0.00  

(Apr/13/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 50%
Major Activities This Period:
Major Activities This Period: Created a contract and submitted it as an Agenda Item for City Councils' review to propose that it be approved and the City Manager be authorized to execute the contract. Based upon the DPS' replacement list, Ward 1 schools would be receiving 54 replacement projectors: Northern High School= 11 projectors Lucas Middle School= 10 projectors Carrington Middle School= 11 projectors Brogden Middle School= 11 projectors Neal Middle School= 11
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020
Other Comments:
Other Comments: We are currently waiting on DPS to sign off on the contract or send over a request for the City Manager First signature.

Green
  

Technology for Durham Public Schools- Ward 2

$134,784.00  

$134,784.00  

$0.00  

(Apr/13/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 50%
Major Activities This Period:
Major Activities This Period: Created a contract and submitted it as an Agenda Item for City Councils' review to propose that it be approved and the City Manager be authorized to execute the contract. Based upon the DPS' replacement list, Ward 2 schools would be receiving 54 replacement projectors: Hillside High School= 15 Southern High School= 13 projectors Lowes Grove Magnet Middle School= 13 projectors Shepard Middle School= 13 projectors
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020
Other Comments:
Other Comments: We are currently waiting on DPS to sign off on the contract or send over a request for the City Manager First signature.

Green
  

Technology for Durham Public Schools- Ward 3

$134,784.00  

$134,784.00  

$0.00  

(Apr/13/2020)
Project Phase: Construction/Installation
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 50%
Major Activities This Period:
Major Activities This Period: City Council approved the contract and provided the City Manager the authorization to execute the contract. contract. Based upon the DPS' replacement list, Ward 3 schools would be receiving 54 replacement projectors: Jordan High School= 14 projectors Githens Middle School= 13 projectors Lakewood Montessori Middle School= 14 projectors Rogers-Herr Middle School= 13 projectors
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020
Other Comments:
Other Comments: We are currently waiting on DPS to sign off on the contract or send over a request for the City Manager First signature.

Green
  

The Life Center of Durham

$0.00  

$0.00  

$0.00  

(Jul/13/2020)
Project Phase: Planning
Percent of Current Phase Complete: 100%
Major Activities This Period:
The grant agreement for the LIFE Center of Durham has been drafted and will be submitted to OnBase once COVID-19 pandemic has subsided. PB funds would be used to purchase STEM equipment to provide after-school programming for underserved kids in Ward 3. Because DPS classes and after-school programming have been suspended, the submission of the grant agreement into OnBase has been postponed. PB staff is awaiting reopening orders from the governor office.
Expected Date of Substantial Completion:  (qtr/year) 4/2020

Yellow
  

Total for Participatory Budget

$2,400,000.00

$1,043,566.00

$1,356,434.00

 

For more information, visit the PB Durham website or contact PB Durham at [email protected]. Residents may also follow PB Durham on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for real-time updates throughout this process.