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Monmouth County Wants Public’s Input on Open Space Priorities

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County is looking for your input to help determine priorities for parks, trails, open space and recreation throughout the 665-square-mile county.

The Monmouth County Park System is currently reviewing and updating the County Open Space Plan, which was adopted in 2006 to preserve land in Monmouth County for recreation, water resources, natural areas and improved quality of life for residents living in the 53 municipalities that comprise the county.

The Open Space Plan includes analysis of the county as a whole, as well as by region, individual municipalities and parks.

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County residents are encouraged to participate in the Citizen Survey for 2017, which includes 19 questions and will take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Responses will remain completely confidential.

Residents also can send comments and questions via email. The park system’s website will be updated as draft copies of the plan are uploaded for review and comment.

 

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