Christiansburg is undertaking what is, in my opinion, an interesting way of determining how they'll allocate spending in the next budget cycle.
They're giving residents $100 hypothetical tax dollars to spend as they see most appropriate:
It's called priority based budgeting – fancy term to ask "how would you spend the money" – but I like the concept.
Residents have until March 25th to provide responses. You can find out more information, and download the form, here.