Busy discussions, planning and construction in the entire city area. How diverse the tasks and challenges of the municipality are, made clear the remarks of city hall chief Jurgen Kohmann at the citizens’ meeting in the foyer of the Adam Riese Hall.
Around 40 interested citizens, who had come despite the sunny weather, listened to the mayor, who painted an all-round positive picture of the town. Thus, he let it be known that the number of jobs in the city area increased by another 100 in 2016 compared to 2015. He is also pleased with last year’s record result of over 634,000 overnight stays.
After years of consolidation, the city council agreed on the already announced record investment of over nine million euros for 2017. According to Kohmann, the debt level is expected to increase from 17.923 million euros (end of 2016) to just under 20 million by the end of this year.
But there is also a lot going on in the city area, according to his remarks. Kohmann went into detail about the extensive renovation of the St. Anna Catholic kindergarten, which will be reopened in May, and about the renovation and barrier-free expansion of the Adam Riese School. Kohmann described the measures in the course of the fire department requirement plan as an “important investment in the safety of the citizens”. He is looking forward to the blessing of the new appliance house in Kummersreuth on 14 September. May and lent its hope expression that the equipment house new building in Uetzing still experiences its groundbreaking this year.