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Schipperskwartier: divide € 30,000 among your favourite plans

Published: 7 December 2020Modified: 7 December 2020

Residents of the Schipperskwartier are allowed to decide how the municipality will spend the neighbourhood budget of € 30,000. The budget is to make the neighbourhood more beautiful, greener, physically active and nicer. Do you live in the Schipperskwartier? You have until Sunday, 10 January 2021 to vote on your favourite plan.

Residents submitted 40 ideas between 28 September and 25 October 2020. 15 of the plans are feasible. The plans you can vote on are about vegetable gardens, kickboxing lessons, workshops and activities for young and old, a fitness park and music lessons. The ideas which get the most votes will be carried out.

Voting code

Do you live in the Schipperskwartier and are you 12 years or older? Then you received a personal voting code by post. You can use it to vote for your favourite plan(s) for the Schipperskwartier.

How to vote

  • Go to www.schipperskwartierbepaalt.denhaag.nl.

  • Go to 'Stemmen'.

  • Look at the plans and choose the plans you think are the best.
  • Divide € 30,000 among your favourite plans.
  • Vote using your personal voting code.

You did not receive a personal voting code? Contac the Laak city district by sending an email to schipperskwartierbepaalt@denhaag.nl.

    Get help voting

    Is it difficult for you to vote online? Ask your family, friends or neighbours for help. Or get help by contacting:

    Results

    The plans which received the most votes on 11 January 2021 and which fit within the budget of € 30,000 will be carried out. The municipality will announce the winning plans on Friday, 15 January 2021 on www.schipperskwartierbepaalt.denhaag.nl.

    Other neighbourhoods

    After the Schipperskwartier other neighbourhoods in the Laak district will also get a turn:

    • Laakhaven in 2021

    • Molenwijk in 2022

    • Binckhorst in 2023

    More information

    More information can be found at www.schipperskwartiebepaalt.denhaag.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.