Finally, even overdue – after the end of the Consultation and after the approval of the Master Plan by the Government Committee- the Regional Council met, on Wednesday 2 December on the approval of the Master Plan for Depoliticization.
The Regional Governor and his Party with the proposal-resolution that were suggested, they avoided taking a DECISION and formulating a clear position.
They did not decide to REJECT the Master Plan, while admitted that this does not give time for a smooth transition which is the main issue so that the Economy of the Region does not collapse and does not include the two Regional Units of Kastoria and Grevena.
The Regional Governor, in the face of the violent and sudden death of the area, which will be caused by Depoliticization, preferred to support the Government side and not the interests of our Region.
So he suggested to Mr. Mousouroulis to include in Master Plan, 15 points, which included the above two basic conditions and VOTED FOR OF MASTER PLAN, BUT WHICH DID NOT INCLUDE THEIR POSITIONS.
Strange; Definitely yes for every bona fide citizen.
But not for Mr.. Kasapidi who preferred to rope, between his party commitments and those of his duty to the Region, acting not as a Local Government but as a government representative-p. Member of Parliament.
And somehow he turned Deputy Regional Governors and Regional Councilors of his Party into "sad beggars" of the executor (K. Mousourouli) of a Government Policy that "ends" Western Macedonia, instead of dynamic defenders of the interests of the Region, against the Government and the Prime Minister who decided the violent de-ligation.
Our Party downloaded a clear Proposal.
WE PROPOSED THE DISPOSAL OF THE MASTER PLAN why: does not guarantee the smooth transition time, does not answer the big problem of Unemployment and the Desolation of the Region, has no Regional Dimension since does not include the two Regional Units, does not create a Competitive Region with large Infrastructures, strong University and strong investment Incentives and Going to the Green Region with the Residents of Autonomous Energy so that the benefit is for the Western Macedonians and not for the interests of third parties outside Western Macedonia. (press here to read the proposal decision of the P.S.)
These were our proposal.
These we asked to enter a new one Master Plan, with dominant, extending the adjustment time and the inclusion of the two P.E., Kastoria and Grevena and IF THIS HAPPENED THEN WE WOULD DEFINITELY VOTE FOR IT.
With our proposal, as developed in the Regional Council, The "Overthrow Creation" faction of Mr.. Karypidis and was a strong position of yesterday's Regional Council.
The result with 22 votes in favor and 19 against, approving the proposal of the majority is a moral defeat of the majority faction of the Regional Council and the Regional Governor and. Kasapidis.
The Regional Council was not convinced. He literally imposed his decision due to the Autonomy of his Party, on an issue that needed a broad consensus.
We found in front of us a "wall" of arrogance and absolute denial of dialogue!
Unfortunately, at the most critical moment in its history, Western Macedonia was unlucky to be represented by a partisan Regional Governor who has now taken over and he and his party are fully responsible for what the Region is going to experience..
Attached are the suggestions of the head and the Regional Councilors of the "ELPIDA" Association (video).