INNSBRUCK. According to the local building committee’s inspection, the urban planning department checks the neighbors’ objections. An information event on the project by the mayor is required. Criticism is of the incorrect submission of the post plan in the building committee. There is no protective path in Meraner Straße and a walkable sculpture on the market square.
The local inspection of individual members of the municipal building committee was followed with great interest by the local residents. The height of the planned project was shown with balloons above the trees. Above all, those affected fear the loss of light and sun during the implementation of the new building project. You can find the Stadtblatt article here. After the on-site inspection, the city planners were commissioned to examine the objections of the neighbors and neighbors and to submit the file to the building committee again. “The meeting of the citizens of Egerdachstrasse was very valuable, as the proponents of the project in particular were able to deal with the fears and needs of the affected citizens directly and on site,” says GR Andreas Kunst. “We libertarians were and have been against the project. I am curious about the exposure study and the answer to the question of how much light do northern residents lose at one time of day. The mayor is supposed to hold an information event about this project so that citizens can get information and can also ask questions to him, to town planning and to the property developer “, demands art.
A municipal council proposal was assigned to the city senate in which the re-establishment of the protective path at the western end of Meraner Straße is sought. The area in question is located within the inner city meeting zone. At its meeting, the city senate was presented with a report from the municipal council dated February 3, 2021, including a statement by the Department for Road Traffic and Road Law and the Department for Road Administration. It states that. Road users are made aware of the encounter zone there by applying colored markings – in addition to being identified by the traffic signs. “The zone has been in existence for almost a year now,” explains Mayor Georg Willi. “So far not a single traffic accident recorded by the police has occurred there. In addition, there have been no complaints with the road traffic authority or the road administrator, neither from citizens, Innsbrucker Verkehrsbetriebe GmBH (IVB) or the police. The city senate unanimously took note of the report.
The city senate was unanimously in favor of leaving parts of the market square from April 18 to May 31, 2022 to the association “Innsbruck International”. During this period, the association is planning to set up a temporary, walk-in sculpture, based on the New York Guggenheim Museum, including an exhibition container on the market square. The accessible sculpture consists of individual, inflatable wall modules made of flame-retardant TPU film (thermoplastic polyurethane). Construction will start on April 18th at 7:00 a.m., dismantling will be completed on May 31st by 8:00 p.m. The official opening is planned for May 6, 2022. “Innsbruck International is a biennial of contemporary art that has been bringing international artists to Innsbruck since 2013,” explains Johannes Anzengruber. “These play on the city at extraordinary historical and contemporary locations with visual art, film and sound works as well as performances and installations.” The rental is free of charge.
If the official submission has not been corrected and too many questions are still unanswered, then you cannot agree, says FP Vice Mayor Lassenberger on the decision in the personnel committee on the post plan 2022/2023. In advance, the green mayor Willi mentioned personnel numbers that could not be found in the duty post plan for the years 2022 and 2023. The figures circulated in the media were for the two personnel committee members Vzbgm. Lassenberger and GR Kunst are incomprehensible. Their research also revealed the existence of incorrect figures in the official submission, which was also established and noted at the meeting of the Personnel Committee. Due to the opportunity, an attempt was made to postpone the item on the agenda or to take it off the agenda in order to adequately discuss the proposal in the clubs. The votes of the FPÖ, FI, ÖVP as well as the SPÖ which at least 3/4 of the municipal council, which were nevertheless taken into account by the votes, overruled other members of the personnel committee, so that the post plan 2022/23 was finally decided by a majority. Vice-Mayor Lassenberger emphasizes, however, that the aim is not to prevent an increase in staff, but rather to transparently and vividly explain how the staff of the magistrate is developing and thus also the associated budget, one could say the truth about the positions and budget.
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