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your feedback matters

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Destination 2040 is Middlesex County’s Comprehensive Master Plan that will shape how our county will grow and change in the future. The plan will reflect the vision, ideas, and priorities of the extremely diverse population that encompasses Middlesex County. That’s why your input is crucial to developing the goals and vision for Middlesex County.

FAQ | Destination 2040

  • What is
    Destination 2040?
  • Where to
    find us?
  • apply to participate in
    set the table!
  • how does destination 2040
    affect you?

What is Destination 2040?

Destination 2040 represents an exciting initiative for Middlesex County to update and develop a master plan that will unfold over the next 20+ years. It will require extensive collaboration and communication with those who live, work and learn in Middlesex County to help create a Comprehensive Plan that will shape how our county will grow and change in the future. It will include everything that affects our lives here – from transportation and housing to recreation, public health, and the environment – and whatever is most important to YOU!

Your Feedback Matters!

Tell us what’s important to you.

Where to find us?

Middlesex County has partnered with Rutgers Public Outreach and Engagement Team (POET) to facilitate extensive outreach for Destination 2040, the County’s master plan update for the next 20+ years. The master plan will touch on everything that affects our lives in the County from transportation and housing to arts, parks and the environment and whatever is most important to YOU!

Rutgers POET is implementing a variety of outreach events and activities to ensure those who live, work and/or study in Middlesex County participate and provide feedback on what’s important to you so that it can be incorporated into the plan.

Outreach Stations:

Rutgers POET has already visited locations throughout the County to make the public aware of DESTINATION 2040 and chat with residents, employees and students about what they like and would change in Middlesex County.

To date, Rutgers POET has visited the following locations:

◆ Monroe Senior Center (Monroe, NJ) Monday, 11/19/18

◆ Rutgers College Ave Student Center (New Brunswick NJ) Monday, 11/26/18

◆ Middlesex County College (Edison, NJ) Tuesday, 11/27/18

◆ Menlo Park Mall (Edison, NJ) Friday, 11/30/18

◆ South Brunswick Public Library (South Brunswick, NJ) Sat, Dec 1 12/1/18

◆ Woodbridge Center Mall (Woodbridge, NJ) Sunday, 12/2/18

◆ RWJ Hospital (New Brunswick, NJ) Wednesday, 12/5/18

◆ East Brunswick Library (East Brunswick, NJ) Wednesday, 12/12/18

◆ Raritan Bay Medial Center (Perth Amboy) Thursday, 12/13/18

◆ Cathedral International (Perth Amboy, NJ) Sunday, 12/16/18

The County is also recruiting residents to host gatherings of friends and family to talk about the future of middlesex county through Set the Table!

Learn more here!

Your Feedback Matters!

Tell us what’s important to you.

apply to participate in set the table!

Happy people sitting at a table eating food and talking.

Middlesex County and the Rutgers Public Outreach and Engagement Team (POET) have teamed up to bring you Set the Table! a civic dinner party program for anyone who lives, works, or learns in Middlesex County!

Sign up to host a dinner party or gathering of friends, family, or colleagues where you will discuss the future of our county. What changes would you like to see? What are your priorities – creating more parks, reducing traffic, attracting more jobs? All of these issues are on the table!

Set the Table! dinner party hosts will receive a kit that contains everything needed to host a lively discussion with 5-10 guests about the county, including a $50 stipend to provide refreshments or other essentials to make your party a success! After the event, the host will report back the major points of their discussion on easy-to-use Feedback forms.

It’s all part of a large outreach effort for DESTINATION 2040, Middlesex County’s comprehensive Master Plan. The master plan will touch on everything that affects our lives in the county, from transportation and housing to recreation, public health and the environment – and whatever is most important to YOU!

Interested?

Apply Here

You can also contact us at POET@ejb.rutgers.edu

or call
848-932-2876.

Want more information?
download the overview

how does destination 2040 affect you?

Imagine a place where families grow together in economic prosperity… where people can find good paying jobs and have access to healthy food. Imagine a place where both young adults and seniors can choose where they want to live for reasons other than financial. Imagine a place where the natural environment is clean, inviting and accessible. Imagine a place where affordable choices for transportation allow people and products to move efficiently and safely throughout the community. Middlesex County can become that place for you, but we must plan for it today!

Your Feedback Matters!

Tell us what’s important to you.

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