RM3mil for nine Shah Alam projects

first_imgSHAH Alam City Council (MBSA) has set aside RM3mil for nine infrastructure projects put forward at last year’s budget workshop with the community.So far, only the pocket park, rooftop and vertical garden in the city centre have been completed at a cost of RM300,000 while the other eight projects, including the low carbon city programme, upgrading of playground equipment and Section 10 public park and landscaping of Shah Alam Walk, are still in progress. Shah Alam mayor Datuk Haris Kasim said community feedback was crucial for MBSA to be aware of issues in the city. Metro News 13 Jun 2019 Haris Kasim is new Shah Alam mayor {{category}} {{time}} {{title}} Metro News 12 Jul 2019 Members’ day sale in KL, Shah Alam and JB Metro News 11 Jul 2019 Green ideas for pre-schoolers Related Newscenter_img Central Region Tags / Keywords: Related News “We are taking a people-centric approach which allows those in the city council’s administration to present ideas.“This will also enable us to know the needs and requirements of the people,” said Haris at the launch of the 2020 Budget Workshop at Concorde Hotel in Shah Alam.“If there are participants who are able to give realistic ideas in terms of the budget, we will definitely take them under serious consideration.“From time to time, the budget allocation for these new developments increase because the expenditure will usually cover both development and management costs,” he added.For the year 2020, Haris said the focus of the budget would be more on development instead of management, which had been the preferred focus in previous years.Among the categories discussed at the workshop for the 2020 budget allocation were community development and low carbon city awareness programmes, environmental health and public facilities.At the press conference, Finance Department director Affandi Jaafar revealed that compared to 2018, there was a rise in tax collection this year through campaigns organised by MBSA as well as partnerships with a number of organisations.last_img

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