2020 count begins: Will Brundidge be a city or a town?

first_img Sponsored Content Next UpBrundidge Mayor Isabell Boyd said it is important for every person to be counted, nationally, statewide and “extremely important” for Brundidge, a city of 2,076.   “If our population declines to 2,000 or below, that means that Brundidge will be a town, not a city. As a town, we will not be eligible for many of the federal grants and programs that are offered,” Boyd said.The town of Brundidge would still be eligible to apply for grants but there are more grant opportunities for cities with populations of 2,000 and above. 2020 count begins: Will Brundidge be a city or a town? Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The United States Constitution requires a count of its population every 10 years.So, April 1 of the census year has been designated as Census Day. On that day, the federal government urges citizens to complete their census forms.On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the federal, state and local governments urged citizens to complete their census forms because every person counts. Downtown tree honors Troy history The oak trees on the downtown square in Troy are enjoyed by many but, probably, few have given thought to… read more Published 7:02 pm Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Boyd said the federal government funds programs including low-income citizens, education, Medicare, farmers, veterans and programs that generate economic opportunities for the states.“I hope that April 1 got the census ball rolling in Brundidge, in Alabama and all across the country.Citizens can respond to the 2020 Census in three ways: By online using a computer, smart phone or tablet, call a toll-free number and give response over the phone at 1-844-330-2020 or call 1-800-923-8282 and request a traditional paper form.In order to remind citizens to be counted, the U.S. Census Bureau will send every household an invitation to respond to the 2020 Census in March. A reminder postcard will be mailed in late April and beginning May 2020 the U.S. Census Bureau will follow up with household that haven’t responded. Print Article “We benefit greatly from federal dollars in many ways,” Boyd said. “To be limited in the grants available to us would be detrimental to our city.”Boyd said she cannot emphasis how important it is for Brundidge residents to be counted in the 2020 Census.Boyd said the census is important to all Alabamians. The census will help the State of Alabama secure a fair share of funding and maintain fair representation in Congress.“We don’t want to lose Congressional support,” she said. “If we do, all Alabama loses.” You Might Like By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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