One often heard complaint at the first two NewsWorks’ forums on how we should rebuild after Sandy is that what difference will my ideas have the local politician is friends with developers and they’re going to do what they want. There may be some truth to this view but to live in New Jersey also means you believe that this is a place worth fighting for.
Your voice is needed at tonight’s third ‘Ready for Next Time? Rethinking the Shore after Sandy forum in Mays Landing tonight at 6:30 p.m. NewsWorks is asking for you opinion on three distinct approaches to guide rebuilding of New Jersey’s shore towns.
1 – Lets just rebuild the way it was. A storm like Sandy is not going to happen anytime soon.
2 – Let’s rebuild only in places that we can protect and buyout places in high risk areas.
3 – Let’s stop get everyone off the barrier islands.
The information gathered from this and four other forums will be used to draft a new report on rebuilding strategies New Jersey residents favor. This is likely to be used by some of New Jersey’s foundations and could shape what projects and organizations to fund in the future.
No planning experience required.
This event is for everyone from homeowners to people who just visit the boardwalks once a year. We all are stakeholders of the Jersey shore.
Where to go:
Auditorium in Building CWalter E. Edge HallAtlantic Cape Community CollegeMays Landing, NJ
For GPS devices useC Bldg, Absegami RdHamilton Township, NJ 08330
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.Event begins at 7 p.m.
RSVP request but not required