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Turku next year's budget agreement – the majority to find a common understanding of charges and savings targets of lievennysten help

Turku city council approved Monday night of next year's budget and future year budget plan. The package also includes a massive, nearly 60 million eur economic adjustment programme, which will usher in structural reforms and savings needs.

Taloussopu was confirmed when six political groups from Sunday-night negotiations, a consensus on contentious issues, which the board of governors in the majority. According to the national coalition party, the greens, the social democratic party, Swedish people's party, christian democrats and blue.

the negotiator pulled the city's chairman of the board Lauri Kattelus (ioc) and the council group leaders gave recognition to the good atmosphere at the negotiating table, although the table was consistently difficult things.

Payment exemptions remain

the Six political groups of the agreement contributed to some reductions adjustment package payments and savings targets. The most significant change was that the current fee exemption the group is still charged social and health services client fees.

the civilization side of the savings are being sought elsewhere than in raising pupil group size or reducing the number of high school courses. Public transport ticket price increase necessary to solve the public transport board.

the Group also decided to give up for the moment, physical location of the payments for all age groups.

income tax rate review next autumn

the adjustment package is still several difficult issues. Charges are rising on a broad front, civilization, industry net expenditure to adapt to the permanently two million and health stations, as well as the dental clinic of the future look at the services network statement of means.

not Built on the building site of the real estate tax will rise by one percentage point in exactly four. In addition, the city is preparing to increase the current 19,50% of the income taxes next fall if the adjustment programmes did not bring the desired results.

budgetary unity to the outside left of the left alliance, true finns and centre. They vote on their own proposals, which had not achieved sufficient support.

Turku next year budget operating expenses are about 1.5 billion. Deficit accumulated around 42 million euros. In the coming years, the adjustment package effects should begin to appear, so that in 2023 the city's balanced budgets and surpluses accumulated 5.6 million.

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