City Spending

City of Vallejo to Ask Residents to Vote on Portion of Budget

Voters will decide how to spend $3.2 million

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A Northern California city that emerged from bankruptcy two years ago is trying a novel approach to setting part of its budget: having the public decide.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported on Tuesday that Vallejo let residents over the age of 16 vote in May on how to spend about $3.2 million.