It met on Wednesday 2-9-2020 the Executive Committee of the Region of Western Macedonia, with the following agenda items:
1.Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting.
- Approval of the budget of the Region of Western Macedonia for the Financial Year 2021, rapporteur Mr. Kotoulas Vassilios, Head of Finance (headquarters).
- Approval of the contingency plan and management of the consequences of the occurrence of floods, rapporteur Mr. Prodromos Aslanidis, Deputy Head of Civil Protection.
- Updates - Various topics.
After approval of the minutes of the previous sitting, Mr.. Kotoulas Vassilios, Head of Finance Department analyzed the budget of the Region of Western Macedonia for the year 2021(theme 2The), which exceeds 90.000.000 euro. As mentioned, for the first time the budget has such a strong growth character with expenditure forecasts for substantive projects and investments in the real economy. also, emphasis was placed on trade transparency, which, most, are carried out electronically in all the Regional Units.
Then Mrs.. Kalpaki, executive of the Finance Department, analyzed in detail all the codes that govern the budget for the most complete information of the body.
End,the competent Vice-Regional Mrs.. Gatzaveli Panagiota, pointed out the need for the full implementation of the diplographic system in the Region of Western Macedonia, while the Regional Governor. Kasapidis Georgios pointed out the need to speed up the assessment of the market value of the real estate of the Region, to be trained, for the first time in years, the balance sheet of the Region of Western Macedonia.
After a technical discussion that followed and the clarifications given, the budget was adopted unanimously by the Executive Committee.
Rapporteur 3ου θέματος ήταν ο κ.Ασλανίδης Πρόδρομος, Deputy Head of the Civil Protection Department, who presented in detail the contingency plan and management of the consequences of the occurrence of floods.
The Regional Governor Mr.. Kasapidis, requested the creation of the envisaged coordinating bodies per Regional Unit, the inspection for the good operation of the machines in each PE., the immediate opening of dangerous streams and the cooperation between the Spatial Vice-Regional Governors for the joint action in projects that concern more than one PE..
The plan was approved unanimously by the Commission and will then be presented to the Regional Council and its approval will be requested..
In addition, Mr.. Kasapidis, requested the cooperation of the Deputy Regional Governors for:
A) The identification and maturation of emblematic projects for their inclusion in the Recovery Fund.
B) The gathering of their proposals for the establishment of new investment zones in the Regional Framework of Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development which is being finalized and institutionalized in order to cover a pending issue that exists from the 2012.
C) The registration of the buildings of the Region that require legalization and upgrade as well as the encouragement to the Municipalities for the indication of respective buildings that need upgrading, such as Municipal Sports Centers.
D) The acceleration of the projects of the RDP per Regional Unit through the assistance of MOD, which is already in Western Macedonia for the free Technical Support of the Municipalities.
E) The invitation to a working meeting and the coordination of all the Municipalities with the Region for the recording of the needs for the purchase of construction machines that will participate in the actions of the Civil Protection, with a view to complementarity and efficiency at regional level.
F) The increased monitoring of the gathering places of the vulnerable social groups and the daily report by the competent Deputy Regional Governor regarding the evolution of Covid - 19.
Closing, Mr.. Kasapidis urged the Deputy Regional Governors and the Executive Secretary to be constantly vigilant and cooperate with the employees and citizens of Western Macedonia to achieve the goals set by the Regional Authority for the benefit of the citizens and the region..