Community projects in Merkinch short-listed for public vote
Following the Building a Stronger Merkinch initial bidding process, 18 local projects now have a chance to put their idea to the public vote. There is £20,000 on offer with applications received totaling £43,627.
The participatory budgeting event will take place in the Merkinch Community Centre in Inverness on Saturday 24 March. Registration will be from 9.15 am and the event will start at 10.00 am sharp and run until around 2 pm.
Each applicant will be given a 4 minute slot to make their pitch for funding and a vote will take place at the end of the event to determine which projects are successful. Voting will be open to anyone who is in S1 at school or older who attends and listens to all of the presentations