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Towns seek investment feeFocus short
25 Feb 2013 Compiled by Spectator staff Industry
SLOVAK towns are pursuing the introduction of a so-called investment fee for developers. Under this scheme developers would pay a fee, equalling a portion of the whole planned investment, to the respective municipality, which will in turn use it for building roads and sidewalks, maintenance and the arranging of land around new developments. The Union of Towns of Slovakia (ÚMS) originally proposed the idea during the term of the previous government of Iveta Radičová, and now wants to submit the proposal to the Robert Fico government.
“This is a fee for the investment of the development of the city,” Milan Ftáčnik, mayor of Bratislava Mayor and vice-president of the ÚMS said after a session of the ÚMS presidium on January 25.
ÚMS representatives want to discuss with the government a model that already exists and works abroad.
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