Aldermen have spent more than $325 million in menu funds over the past five years, with the bulk going towards traditional infrastructure: 77% on repairing roads, sidewalks, and alleys; and just over 17% to lighting. The other six percent of spending is devoted to parks, schools, trees, murals, installation of security cameras, and libraries.

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