BINGHAMTON, NY – Mayor Rich David has outlined Binghamton’s spending on youth.
In response to comments made by some City Council members at a recent work session, the Mayor issued a news release itemizing nearly $766,000 in this year’s budget that are dedicated to programs and services for the young.
They include the Summer Fun day camp, youth athletic programs as well as 2 new parks employees dedicated to overseeing the sports leagues.
The administration also lists learn-to-swim programs and school supply and backpack giveaways.
In addition, the city has allocated federal funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to local non-profits, some of which include Boys and Girls Clubs of Binghamton, Catholic Charities of Broome County and Cornell Cooperative Extension for programs that benefit city youth.