To increase its jurisdiction, the Municipal Corporation will present an item on the agenda during a virtual Chamber meeting on Monday. A dozen villages are located in the peripheral zone.
The agenda item mentions areas, including Balongi village, Balongi settlement, sectors 118, 119 (except Ballomajra village), Badhmajra village and Badhmajra settlement, Baliali, the TDI project approved by GMADA in sectors 119, 118, 117, 116, 92 and 74-A, Green Enclave, Sector 66 Alfa (projects approved only by GMADA and the government of Punjab), Sector 82, Sector 91 , Sector 92, the area up to the railway line
and bulk market.
The MC notes in his agenda item that with the inclusion of these areas in his jurisdiction, his income will increase through taxes, building plan approvals and building regulations.
Mayor Amarjeet Singh Sidhu believes that with the inclusion of these areas within the boundaries of MC, there will be an overall development of these peripheral areas.
âWe have to develop these pockets. In the next few days, if the development takes place in these areas, people will come for business and MC could generate good income, âhe added.
The other important item on the agenda concerns the transfer of maintenance of public libraries in parks to Resident Welfare Associations (RWA). The libraries of Silvi Park Phase X, Rose Garden in Phase 3-B1, Phase IV, Sector 70, Sector 69, Sector 65 and Sector 56.
The work had been given to the RWAs because the MC did not have enough staff to take care of the libraries. The MC will also consider the suggestion to pay RWA 10,000 per library to RWAs for maintenance.
The MC will also bring an agenda item to resume the water supply work of the Water Supply and Sanitation Department. Another item on the agenda concerns the proper control of stray animals and compensation for animal victims. The CM will decide on the sanctions and fines in the event of violation of the statutes.
The MC will also bring an item on the agenda to take over five sports stadiums in the city. The stadiums are in poor condition and are located in sectors 59, 61, 65, 69 and 71.