“This is how we will respond to the needs of the city”

The budget for 2022-2024, before the Gualtieri era, was approved overnight. The maneuver passed with 30 votes in favour, 11 votes in opposition, and 4 votes in opposition. Face-to-face sessions and discussions on DUPE (single programming document) and forecasts have occupied the classroom since Monday 17 January on online platforms. 1,406 agendas and 551 amendments were presented on voting proposals (of which 952 DDGs and 495 amendments were acceptable).

“More resources and more investment for Rome to finally give our city the turn it deserves. We are ready to work immediately on a maneuver that will allow Rome to regenerate and work better, for citizens.” Easier to do, closer to the people” Mayor Roberto Gualtieri commented on Facebook. The approved budget, the mayor underlined, “goes exactly in this direction: we have increased funding for education to begin exceptional maintenance of schools and cut fees for nurseries. Resources for environmental and decorative interventions.” increase in urban, as well as for exceptional maintenance of road networks and footpaths of all municipalities”.

And then the relaunch of public transport, the maintenance of underground tunnels, more resources for social issues and culture. In short, Gualtieri concluded, “A great result for Rome, the result of an intense work that saw the active participation of all and for which I would like to thank the councilors and all the offices. A special thanks goes to the councillor.” Budget, Sylvia Scottish, who has maintained the ranks of this complex team effort with great commitment. The approval of this first budget for us is only the beginning of the change Rome has long been waiting for and to which we are relentlessly committed “.

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“The newly approved maneuvers will allow the administration to work with some of the resources allocated for current spending and investments, with more resources for municipalities, green care, road surfaces, reduction in nursery fees, maintenance of schools. “Then the Speaker of the Capitoline Assembly, Svetlana Sely, explained. “Interventions that will improve services and allow the administrative machinery to respond quickly to the needs of the city.” Contributed to the exercise. Now Rome can count on a useful tool for its relaunch”.

But let’s look at the details of the maneuver below.

main appropriation

Current expenditure of approximately €5.28 billion is allocated in the budget, higher than the 2021 forecast contained in the already approved Budget 2021-2023 (€5.095 billion), and the amount of current expenditure for 2022 after the change. Last November (5.14 billion).

Schools, social, personal and environmental are the sectors that will benefit most from the increase in current expenditure for a total value of 130 million euros. We find 12 million euros more for the town hall in terms of administrative decentralization, finalized in the max-revision of Giunta approved around 19 yesterday, with a further increase in the current expenditure of 67.5 million euros between the capital and, Facts, in addition to the recovery of 52 million received from the settlement of debit-credit items through the overall review of the budgets of the municipalities for 2022 and the administration of the institution, in addition to an increase in investments equal to 400 million in the three-year period.

In addition, 67.5 million euros of max-amendment is primarily earmarked for environmental interventions, with 30 million divided into 17.5 for the care of public parks, 5 for the renovation, protection and cleaning of road drains and 3 for great feasibility and Municipalities are for mobility. , A further 15 million euros aims to reduce the fee for kindergarten, to zero for the most vulnerable, while 5.5 goes to the Department of Heritage and Housing Policy to enhance digitization processes.

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2 million euros for culture, in addition to the already planned 1.5 million, 1 million will instead go to the Capitoline office dedicated to Rome’s candidacy for Expo 2030. Also worth noting is the 10 million euros that are added to the resources already made available to municipalities: the funds, as explained by the budget department, split “on the basis of innovative standards taking into account the real needs of the regions”. has been done.

As far as investments are concerned, the document developed by the executive brings the total capital expenditure to 1.8 billion euros, of which about 400 million is in multi-year restricted funds. The maneuver goes to finance the measures already announced by Mayor Roberto Gualtieri, agreements of various structures of 5 million and 45 million for the maintenance of schools, between 2022 and 2023, for the maintenance of the road network in all municipalities. allocates. 1.5 million for the purchase of software to restructure processes and manage urban-building processes, and 45 million over three years (25 million for Line A and 20 for Line B) for maintenance of subways.

(source Agenzia Dior)

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