The process of transferring competencies from the central administration to 278 municipalities on the continent has been gradual since 2019, but the acceptance of these tasks by these municipalities will be mandatory from April 1, 2022, specifically in education, health, culture and social work, areas that involve the transfer of a financial envelope through Government Budget.
According to the latest report of the body accompanying the process, by the end of June 2021 there were 98 municipalities that had accepted new transfers in the field of education, a number that has not changed since the end of 2020.
The commission monitors the process every three months, but this year’s reports were published by the Directorate General of Local Authorities (DGAL) after September, the month in which the municipal elections were held.
Within the health domain, there are still only 20 rooms that have accepted transfer notices to take over the expected powers, a number that has not changed since the first quarter of this year.
The report highlights that 162 out of 177 municipalities that announced not to take up specializations in the field of education in 2020 reported that they still do not want to exercise them in 2021.
In the field of health, according to the report, 144 municipalities have announced that they do not intend to exercise competences in 2021, when there were 150 in 2020.
According to the Central Administration of the Health System (ACSS), this year and until June, 1.8 million euros were transferred to the municipalities within the scope of the supposed competences in the field of health and a total of 127 workers were transferred from the regional health departments to the councils. The report reveals.
At the end of June this year, 16 records were signed for the transfer of competences in the field of culture with 14 municipalities – bringing the number to 25 records signed since September 2020 until that date – while another 21 minutes were recorded. Waiting for municipal approval.
The last sector certificate published in the field of decentralization was the certificate of “Social Work.” The report confirms that at the end of June, the order regarding the amounts of the Decentralization Fund had not been published for this field.
This letter, published on October 8, reveals that the annual fee with decentralized efficiencies in social work represents a global transfer of €56.1 million to 278 municipalities on the continent.
In other areas that are undergoing decentralization, but that do not require the transfer of funds to the municipalities, the report highlights that protocols were signed in the court to establish three peace courts, covering 11 municipalities, and there were 29 citizen stores (in 59 citizen stores) with the transfer of jurisdictions .
By June, transfer notices had been submitted to municipalities managing 121 properties in the course of transfers of unused public real estate assets.
As for the protected areas, eight joint administrative committees have been established, comprising 17 municipalities, in the housing only Benech has a committee working among the ten municipalities to which this jurisdiction applies, and in the port areas the work of eight joint administrative committees has been completed.
142 municipalities interested in the management of public parking concerned submitted the data to the National Road Safety Authority (ANSR), “with a transfer of 1,058,696.08 euros, out of the total calculated amount of 2,016,581.45 euros, referring to the proceeds of vehicles paid to return” by the authority to the municipalities that Majors accepted in 2019 and 2020.
Regarding the transfer of competencies from municipalities to parishes, the report indicates that 85 municipal councils have signed the transfer of competencies to 795 departments, equivalent to 31.9 million euros reserved from the municipalities and transferred by the Directorate General of Civil Police directly to these parishes, until the end. first half of 2021.
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