All posts tagged "municipalities"
Puerto Rico municipalities ask Judge Swain to appoint committee
Argue appointment of a representative committee for the island's towns would save time and money
- Posted July 21, 2017
Puerto Rico Legislature would delay final approval of FY18 budget
House Treasury Committee chairman says budget bills would be sent to conference committee, where changes required by the fiscal board would be incorporated before final legislative approval
- Posted June 23, 2017
Trimming Municipal Excess
Promesa to seek regional efficiency
- Posted August 4, 2016
Cidre Proposes Fiscal Restructuring Plan Ahead of Control Board
SAN JUAN – Entrepreneur Manuel Cidre presented Tuesday a restructuring plan for Puerto Rico that includes consolidating the island’s 78 municipalities into eight regions to achieve depoliticization and increase efficiency by eliminating duplicate efforts and services. The...
- Posted August 2, 2016
Municipalities May Now Consolidated Operations
SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has enacted Senate Bill 1590, which authorizes the creation of consortia or intermunicipal agreements for these to carry out administrative functions together. The purpose of the amended bill was to...
- Posted July 30, 2016
Municipal Data Reveal Waste of Public Funds
Expenses be deducted
- Posted May 17, 2016
Consolidating or Eliminating Municipalities Proposed as Fiscal Control Measure
SAN JUAN – Popular Democratic Party (PDP) Rep. José Báez and Marie Hernández, legislator assistant and candidate for San Juan’s fourth district, proposed Monday the elimination and consolidation of municipalities as a measure of fiscal control. House...
- Posted May 17, 2016
Mayors Blast García Padilla’s Restrictions on GDB’s Cash Outflow
Gov’t will use private banks amid GDB’s limited operations, exit of Fed
- Posted April 11, 2016
Para la Naturaleza and Roosevelt Roads Enter Alliance
Malu Blázquez Arsuaga, executive director for the Redevelopment of Roosevelt Roads, and Fernando Lloveras San Miguel, president of the nonprofit Para la Naturaleza (For Nature), recently announced that both organizations signed a lease contract for 20 years...
- Posted February 8, 2016
Comptroller Rejects Governor Comments on How to Audit Municipalities
SAN JUAN – Comptroller Yesmín Valdivieso rejected Thursday comments made by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, who said municipalities can be audited using the same parameters used for private companies. Valdivieso said, “Municipalities are not private companies, they...
- Posted January 15, 2016