130,000 euros of investment and the departure of 20,000 euros will be allocated activities.
The process starts on Tuesday October 25 at 19:30 hours with the constitution powerplant lead and guide the rules of participatory budgeting 2017.
Antonio Ignacio Martínez Real, Councillor of Finance, explained Monday at a news conference that "participatory budgeting is a commitment of the government team, and as such must be accompanied by an appropriate budget line. Therefore, we considered equip the next Budget 2017 participatory 130,000 euros for the departure of actual investments, totaling just over 10% of the planned budget for next year investments, and 20,000 for activities of any kind who would be raised by the neighbors. "
He explained the councilor who, "in addition to empower neighbors to decide the fate of an important part of the budget, we believe it will be a process in which the public can learn more about the workings of government, municipal powers and cost effective with many of the services provided by the Consistory ".
Meanwhile, Nerea Martinez, Councillor for Citizen Participation, said that, "after a first informative phase, in which we have tried to approach the process of participatory citizenship in general and particular groups budgets, we started with the process itself . This Tuesday will be the Motor group, ie the group of neighbors who, either individually or as members of groups, voluntarily go to work, side by side, with the city and with the technical team participatory budgets to define the rules that should govern the development of the process and must also be responsible for the revitalization of it. "
He continued Martinez saying that "these rules be set out in a autorreglamento which should reflect aspects about who can participate in the process by submitting proposals, how they can submit these proposals, how they will prioritize those proposals after collection, dissemination of the process, etc. the objective is that the public assume a responsibility and prominence since the beginning of budget process. it is not a closed group, but on the contrary, it is open to additions of citizens at a later time, although it is tomorrow when it will settle and start working. "
Martinez said that "in parallel, this Tuesday morning, also start working with the technical staff of the City, the other fundamental leg of the process, because they bear the work of study and reporting of costs and feasibility of the proposals in the process and they will have to return to citizenship ".
Ended Councilwoman stating that, "once established the bases of the process in that autorreglamento, would pass to the next phases, according to the methods and means provided therein: collecting proposals, citizens' assemblies for debate and deliberation of the same the issuance of the above technical reports on the feasibility of the proposals, the phase of final prioritization of proposals and selection of them and finally the phase of evaluation and monitoring of the process itself. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza