D3 Budget

D3 Budgeting

The following are the budget proposals that Councilmember Peralez has submitted during his tenure in office. If you have a budget idea you’d like us to consider for the next fiscal year 2022-2023, submit your idea here.


FY 2021-2022
Item AmountFunded?
Adequately fund the COVID Recovery Task Force in order to staff and fund qualified needs that are identified through the task force. $1,000,000
Develop a data-driven platform to inform a multi-year roadmap and framework for investment in Downtown San Jose $25,000
Fund the policy and program development for sanctioned encampments $325,000
Increase the amount of the Department of Transportations Quick Build Projects within the Vision Zero Corridors $500,000
Increase the amount of the San Jose Abierto program for Arena Green and adjacent trails activation.$70,000
Increase the funding to arts and performance based partners $1,000,000
Increase traffic calming funding for District 3 to address corridors in which neighborhoods are being impacted by unsafe drivers. $100,000
Install boulders in the Williams Street barricade area within the Gardner neighborhood.$2,000
Repair the Weaver’s Gift stone basket sculpture. $86,000
Restore San José Fire Fighters over-time budget.$660,000
To complete the sidewalk under the 87/Coleman Bridge $773,700
To increase the funding to the Office of Racial Equity$1,962,000

FY 2020-2021
ItemAmountFunded?
Funding for additional traffic calming in District 3 to address corridors in which neighborhoods are being
impacted from unsafe drivers.
$100,000
Support the Economic Re-vitalization of the Downtown San Jose and surrounding communities.$100,000

FY 2019-2020
ItemAmountFunded?
Continue the after-school program at Gardner Community Center, until a permanent provider can be found for after-school activities to the students from Gardner Elementary. $177,559
Downtown Historical Signage Inventory and Survey$50,000
Downtown Streets Team – Gateway Project$45,000
Establishing a quiet zone along the Union Pacific Railroad Warm Springs Subdivision corridor.$5,500,000
LGBTQ+ Pride along Post St.$65,960
Provide the Anti-Litter and Graffiti program resources to implement a City-wide pilot that would sponsor
mural projects in “hot-spot” graffiti areas.
$100,000
Provide the San Jose Downtown Association the funds necessary to complete the re-furbishment of the Ice
Rink for Downtown Ice that was started last year.
$100,000
San Pedro Square and St. John Street Activation -Pilot Program$110,000

FY 2018-2019
ItemAmountFunded?
2020 Census$1,000,000
District 3 Participatory Budgeting Project$200,000
Feminine Hygiene Product City-Wide Accessibility$16,300
Homeless Task Force$20,000
Store Front Activation Grant Continuation$200,000
Street Activation at San Pedro & Post St.$50,000

FY 2017-2018
ItemAmountFunded?
Alleviate overtime costs of SJPD secondary employment for non-profit organizations putting on cultural
events and activities.
$150,000
D3 Participatory Budgeting Program – Year 3.$200,000
Feminine Hygiene Product Access$1,000

FY 2016-2017
ItemAmountFunded?
Continue and increase the scale of D3 Participatory Budgeting Program.$280,000
Purchase and procure LED and energy efficient lights and light filters of all colors possible for the ability to
light up the City of San Jose’s Rotunda building.
$350,000
Residential Parking Permit Fees/Penalties Increase$0

FY 2015-2016
ItemAmountFunded?
Creating the Office of Immigrant Affairs$500,000
District 3 Participatory Budgeting pilot project$100,000
Funding for Responsible Landlord Engagement Initiative (RLEI)$150,000
Funding the San Jose Veterans Parade$80,000
Funds to Support Police Recruitment & Retention$2.03M
Increase parking citation fines for disabled and Crosshatch parking spots$0
Update and Add Equipment to Bring Spartan Keyes, McKinley and Washington Re-
Use Centers Up to Date.
$51,000

D3Decides: Participatory Budgeting

From 2015 to 2020, over 2,500 District 3 residents proposed, researched, and voted on how to spend $600,000 of the City’s budget. With the conclusion of D3 Decides, learn about the 27 completed projects that continue to serve our community.