Kristina Reinsalu, the advisor of participatory budgeting in Tartu city writes in Tartu Postimees that 3700 voters in the participatory budgeting process of Tartu city is good enough (the city has less than 100 000 inhabitants) and gives five suggestions to make the process even more attractive and effective. She recommends conducting broader discussions among citizens, separating have-to-do ideas from this-would-be-great ideas, encouraging creative thinking of citizens, collecting theme-based or object-based ideas, and giving students the possibility to vote, even if they are only temporary residents of Tartu.

The full article in Estonian.