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.
|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||✘|
|Funding for additional traffic calming in District 3 to address corridors in which neighborhoods are being|
impacted from unsafe drivers.
|Support the Economic Re-vitalization of the Downtown San Jose and surrounding communities.||$100,000||✓|
|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.
|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.
|San Pedro Square and St. John Street Activation -Pilot Program||$110,000||✓|
|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||✓|
|Alleviate overtime costs of SJPD secondary employment for non-profit organizations putting on cultural|
events and activities.
|D3 Participatory Budgeting Program – Year 3.||$200,000||✓|
|Feminine Hygiene Product Access||$1,000||✓|
|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.
|Residential Parking Permit Fees/Penalties Increase||$0||✓|
|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.
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.