The agreement contains 28 programme goals, including social and housing policies, environmental protection, waste management, water supply and drainage, and sustainable transport. culture, education,
Speaking to the press, Tomašević highlighted stepping the post-earthquake reconstruction of public and private buildings, reducing the number of city offices, a more transparent budget, and digitalising the city’s administration and companies.
He said the majority in the City Assembly would have 28 deputies, that Možemo! and its partners would chair 14 of the 18 committees, and that Možemo! and the SDP had agreed to annually evaluate the realisation of the programme goals.
Tomašević said the Možemo! and SDP programmes were highly compatible and that he expected good cooperation as Zagreb needed a stable majority given all the challenges, adding that the City Assembly would be inaugurated tomorrow.
Grbin: The agreement is a pledge for the future
Grbin said the SDP Presidency’s candidate for the assembly chairman was Joško Klisović, who had been the party’s mayoral candidate.
He said that Zagreb’s many problems had to be dealt with right away, adding that they could not be solved if the mayor’s proposals did not have firm support in the City Assembly.
Grbin said the recent talks between the SDP and Možemo! had been “unbelievably constructive” and that their programmes were “very complementary and that’s why we found a common ground on what our priorities will be.”
As for goals of special importance to the SDP, he mentioned the introduction of a city treasury and an Internet platform to enable anyone noticing corruption in the work of the City Assembly to report it.
Grbin said today’s agreement was a pledge for the functioning of Zagreb that would ensure the city’s transformation as the SDP and Možemo! had announced during their mayoral election campaigns.
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