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Attention Asbury Park Residents Ages 14 Years & Older! Submit Your Ideas for Projects to Improve Spaces in Our Community by 7/31/22
5/16/22, Asbury Park, NJ – City of Asbury Park residents, ages 14 and older, can help decide how to spend $250,000 of the City’s budget by submitting their ideas for capital project to improve community spaces through the Participatory Budget Program. Ideas for improvements to parks, gardens, playground equipment, lights, sidewalks, streets, lanes, alleys, bike lanes, etc, can be submitted by 7/31/22 at www.cityofasburypark.com/pbc. Submissions will be voted on in the fall and those with the most votes will be adopted into the City’s budget.
“The Participatory Budget program aims to promote equity and empowerment and increase civic engagement,” said Councilperson Eileen Chapman, “It gives all residents, including our youth who aren’t traditionally able to participate in government, an opportunity to make a real impact and help improve our community spaces.”
“Participatory Budgeting take our efforts in fiscal responsibility a step further by encouraging residents to actively participate and become educated on the budgeting process,” said Mayor John Moor, “We’re thankful to Councilperson Eileen Chapman who brought the idea to us and hope that all of our residents age 14 and older will take advantage of the opportunity.”
For more information the City of Asbury Park Participatory Budget Program, visit www.cityofasburypark.com/pbc.
For more information on the City of Asbury Park, visit www.cityofasburypark.com