İzmir Transportation Investments Received Lion's Share in 2020 Budget; Izmir Metropolitan Municipality's 7 billion 950 million lira 2020 budget was approved by the Municipal Assembly. 32,6 percent of its budget, which increased by 46 percent compared to the previous year, was allocated for investments. Along with IZSU and ESHOT budgets, the total expenditures of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for the city in 2020 will be 12 billion 384 million TL.
The 2020 Fiscal Year Budget of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality was accepted by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Council. 7 percent of the 950 billion 46 million TL budget was allocated to investments. Thus, the three-day budget marathon in the Assembly ended. The budget of 2 billion 989 million 481 thousand TL of İZSU General Directorate on Monday and 1 billion 444 million 576 thousand TL of ESHOT General Directorate were accepted on Wednesday. With the budget of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality passing through the Parliament, the total expenditure budget of İzmir's local government in 2020 reached 12 billion 384 million TL.
President Soyer praises bureaucrats
Speaking after six hours of budget negotiations, İzmir Mayor Tunç Soyer thanked the council members for their findings, criticisms and contributions. Mayor Soyer stated that they would benefit from these opinions and said: “İzmir Metropolitan Municipality is a municipality that does not provide rent and construction site premium. This has been the case from the past. Rent and question were not discussed during today's negotiations. I believe that we will strengthen İzmir by hand in hand. We have a very experienced bureaucracy behind us. 450 has years of trial, innocence of municipal councilors, bureaucrats, presidents. I thank you all one by one..
Hand in and take the EXPO
Botan Expo at 2025 then EXPO 2030'a they aspire to, despite the host of cities that EXPO'nun reminding the President Soyer, hand in hand if they give EXPO'yu underlined that they can bring EXPO.
“Good luck to Izmir”
Speaking during the budget negotiations, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality CHP Group Deputy Chairman Mustafa Ozuslu, economy shrank, inflation and unemployment rate increased in an environment drew attention to the amount of investment in the budget prepared. Stating that they are working to make İzmir a world city, Özuslu said, ray The rail system investments stand out in the budget. We want to offer comfortable transportation to our people. While the government undertakes the rail system investments in some provinces, it does not make it in Izmir. Our municipality is doing it by finding resources. We will work together for İzmir in this assembly by listening to each other. Democracy. I wish that our budget will be beneficial to our city. ”
We have to tell this world to the world
Presidential Guest House in Varyant, which was brought up in the budget negotiations, İzmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer, who also clarified about going to work by bicycle and traveling abroad, said: ım I have two children. We have a modest life. 'Moved to the castle' was said. No such thing. We established a digital library there; we live in a hall of three rooms. Our main house is in Seferihisar. We use this place like lodging. My cycling was also on the agenda. Every morning I go to work by bike, I try to go wherever possible by bike. The perception of the mayor abroad is implied. We want to make Izmir a world city. You cannot create a world city from where you live. If I don't go, you have to tell me to go. If we don't go, if we don't tell us, this city will continue skating ”.
Transportation and infrastructure investments do not slow down
Infrastructure and transportation investments received “lion's share” from the budget of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which grew by 32,6 percent compared to the previous year. 1 billion 268 million lira resources were allocated for transportation in İzmir. 450 million TL will be spent for Narlıdere Metro, 100 million for Buca Metro and 97 million for Çiğli Tram. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which will prepare the project of the Halkapınar-Karabağlar metro line, will take a two-car ferry with an investment of 137 million lira to strengthen the Gulf transportation. A new parking lot with a capacity of 140 vehicles will be added to the city, a 27-kilometer bike path will be added and a smart traffic management system will be developed.
A budget of over 2 billion pounds has been allocated for road works in urban and rural areas, repairs to squares, streets and roads, road overpasses, vehicles and pedestrian bridges. 73 million 400 thousand TL investment Homer Boulevard-Bus Station Connection road will be built.
Support for agriculture and animal husbandry will increase threefold
The amount of support that Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will provide for the development of agriculture and animal husbandry in Izmir and the development of the producer has been increased by 3 times compared to the budget of the previous year and 68 has increased to TL million. In order to ensure the healthy growth of children and support the rural producers, the Milk Lamb Project will reach 2020 thousand children in 160. 15,3 million milk will be distributed. 76 million pounds in the budget for this resource was allocated.
The amount of green space is increasing thousand square meters of 500
Preparing the city against climate change, refractory afforestation, ecological restoration of Gediz Delta, green city action plan are among the prominent works. 121 million 800 thousand for the construction of green areas and recreation areas, 441 million pounds budget for all green area work was allocated. With the new recreation areas to be built, the amount of green space will increase by 500 thousand square meters. Seasonal flowers and plants to be used in these areas will be purchased from producers.
Kemeraltı and its surroundings Kemeraltı and its surroundings will be lifted up as part of the İzmir Historical Project. The infrastructure of the region will be renewed. 126 million pounds budget was allocated for the renewal of the Kemeralti area. In addition, the financial support to be given to the ongoing archaeological excavations throughout the city also increased 2 times compared to last year and reached 11 million pounds.