The construction of a public basketball court is the winning project of the 2021 Participatory Budget of São Brás de Alportel, announced the local authority.
“After the active participation of São Brasenses both in the bidding phase and in the voting phase, the 2021 Participatory Budgeting process came to an end, and the proposal to create a public basketball court in the city's urban perimeter was successful. village ”, informed the São Brás de Alportel Chamber, in a statement.
At the end of 2020, the São Brasense municipality launched, once again, the OP process, having challenged the citizens to present projects that could be carried out with a budget not exceeding 70,000 euros.
Six proposals went to the voting stage
After analyzing the proposals submitted, due to their feasibility, six went on to the voting phase that took place during the month of January, with a strong participation, especially online.
The creation of a public basketball court in the urban perimeter of the village was the most voted proposal, with 282 votes, followed, in the 2nd and 3rd places, the enhancement of Parque da Azinheira (95 votes) and the creation of a shared bicycle station (46 votes).
The creation of a swing in the Serra do Caldeirão; the requalification of Rua Luís Bívar and the requalification and identification of roundabouts were the least voted proposals, with only 20, 19 and 6 votes respectively.
“The proposal to create a public basketball court in the urban perimeter of the village, which aims to reinforce the spaces available to the public for informal sporting practice, has been favored by the citizens of São Paulo and will therefore be implemented by the municipality, which is currently work to begin with the preparation of the project to begin ”, points out the autarchy.
Involving the community in the life and future of the municipality of São Brás de Alportel is the objective of this instrument of participatory public management that the municipality initiated in 2006.
“Since then, residents have shown their ability to think about the municipality, being responsible for a wide range of proposals that are now a reality for everyone”, concludes the executive of Vítor Guerreiro.