Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Rally To Support 3 Million For Parks

Next Wednesday April 16 at 12:30 12:00 PM there will be a rally for Park Funding at JFK Plaza (Love Park) the northeast corner of City Hall.

The Nutter Administration has proposed a 3 million Dollar increase for parks and has proposed a 46% increase in the park budget over 5 years. The first increase in park funding in decades, which has seen the conditions of the park deteriorate.

The increase in funding is tied to an increase in the parking tax. Parking tax money which will also benefit the streets department to improve the condition of our potholed streets.

For more information contact the Philadelphia Parks Alliance at 215-879-8159.