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After an event last night at Skyway, King County released the list of who gets what after the first-ever “participatory budgeting” vote in unincorporated urban areas, including White Center/North Highline. Here are the local organizations/projects chosen, in two groups of beneficiaries (the second for programs/services to be funded by a share of cannabis tax revenues):

White Center/North Highline

White Center Food Bank “New Location Renovation Fund” ($875,000)
White Center Community HUB “Building Fund” ($750,000)
Support for the Khmer Community Temple ($750,000)
Spray Park/Outdoor Chill Center; Cool Me Down – White Center ($725,000)

White Center/North Highline (funded by marijuana tax revenue)

Gifts of Hope ($175,000)
Nepantla Cultural Arts Programming ($150,000)
Acts on Stage – Programming ($75,000)
Green Education – Fresh Start ($66,000)
Mental Health – Bereavement Support ($32,500)
White Center Heights Elementary School – Family Resource Center ($25,000)
Wolverine Select – Funding ($16,500)

Between the North Highline and other unincorporated urban areas, $11 million in spending was decided in this first-ever cycle of “participatory budgeting.” The county says more than 2,600 people voted. Here is the full announcementincluding the list of funded projects/programmes in other areas.

PS The new spraypark is planned for Steve Cox Memorial Park.

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