The City Council of Marbella will take the 2022 budgets to plenary session for initial approval next week, some accounts that contemplate a amount of 323.1 million euros with an increase of 3.4% compared to 2021, as announced this Tuesday by the mayor, Ángeles Muñoz.
This was highlighted by the councilor after the informative commission to address the accounts municipalities, where he has indicated that the same “they are firmly committed to the social sphere and they increase public investment to guarantee recovery after the pandemic and respond to the needs of the city ”.
Muñoz, who has been accompanied by the spokesman for the Government team and Councilor for Finance, Félix Romero, has specified that the Budgets for next year amount to 323.1 million euros, an amount that adds 11.6 million to 2021 and represents an increase of 3.4%.
“The number of registered people continues to increase and it allows the items allocated by the central government and the Junta de Andalucía to the city to also be reinforced “, explained the mayor, who highlighted that” we are influencing the raising European funds that will improve public services and next year we will have 5 million euros derived from the Regional Tourist Plan for Large Cities ”.
Muñoz has indicated that there have been a decrease of almost 4.5 million euros in current spendinghey has drawn attention to him 38% growth in the investment chapter, which goes from 34 million in 2021 to 47 million, to which are added more than 9 million euros that have not been executed this year and the items of the different conservation plans. In total, the percentage destined to pay for public works amounts to 64%, of which more than 8 million euros will promote the recovery of small and medium-sized companies in the town.
The mayor has specified that the social emergency items to help the most vulnerable families and associations that collaborate with the City Council in this area amount to a total of 4 million and has shown the commitment to free public transport “with almost 7 million euros in savings for residents, through mobility cards, and which this year incorporates the new lines of municipal ownership ”.
“We are satisfied because they have been some very complicated budgets to prepare, that must promote economic recovery after the pandemic, that must face the debts inherited from previous governments through the credit of the State Management Fund and that have suffered a delay due to new capital gains tax”, The councilor remarked.