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Bezuidenhout Midden Oost Begroot: winning plans announced

Published: 10 July 2020Modified: 10 July 2020

The municipality has made funds available to make Bezuidenhout Midden Oost more beautiful, social and greener: the neighbourhood budget. The winners of Bezuidenhout Midden Oost Begroot received a cheque on Friday, 10 July 2020.

In March and April 2020 residents and businesses submitted 55 plans. There were 11 feasible plans. Residents had until 3 July 2020 to vote on their favourtie plans. A total of 2,983 residents voted, representing nearly 23% of the neighbourhood.

Winning plans

On 10 July 2020 the cheques were presented to the winners of Bezuidenhout Midden Oost Begroot. There are 6 winning plans which together fall within the budget of € 40,000. They are:

  • Organising a contest to solve the bike parking problem
  • Redesigning electric charging posts (E-hagenaar) so they can be placed in more spots in the neighbourhood in the future
  • Planting fruit trees to create more sense of community and more vegetation on the streets
  • Developing the liveability effect report
  • Constructing 4 public drinking water taps
  • A bicycle parking facility in the Theresiastraat

The plans will be carried out within 1 year. Read the full report and get more information at www.bezuidenhoutbegroot.nl.

Help with your initiative

The municipality would like to help you with your plans for the neighbourhood. It will look whether your idea is feasible and eligible for a subsidy for activities. Read more about this under Apply for subsidy for activities for city district.

Budget for other neighbourhoods

Bezuidenhout-West previously got a neighbourhood budget. After Bezuidenhout other neighbourhoods in Haagse Hout will also get a budget for new initiatives:

  • Benoordenhout
  • Mariahoeve