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NYC Gardens Referendum

more_gardens writes: The More Gardens Coalition, along with a dedicated group of gardeners & activists are gathering signatures for a PEOPLES REFERENDUM TO SAVE OUR COMMUNITY GARDENS! We are determined to make all community gardens permanent and with your help, dedication and commitment we can. Our deadline for filing petitions is JULY 6th, so we have to move quickly.

Deadline July 6: Only 14 more days!RIGHT NOW we are gathering thousands of signatures in the hope of placing the PEOPLES' REFERENDUM on the November 6, 2001 ballot a which would transfer the control of the gardens from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to the Department of Parks and Recreation. The decision was arrived at over months of discussion and debate with lawyers and committed garden activists.