Izmir Metropolitan Municipality started to implement crisis municipalism due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Mayor Tunç Soyer, "as Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey by signing a non-sample application we put forward a new legislation on municipal crisis," he said.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has implemented a new restructuring model to find an immediate solution to the health, economic and social problems caused by the coronavirus epidemic. A directive was prepared to regulate the working principles of the new management model called Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer's “crisis municipality”. Chairman Tunç Soyer held the first meeting with the Crisis Management Supreme Board on the internet. Extraordinary conditions revealed by the coronavirus were discussed at the meeting.
rapid decision-making of the municipality, the state of the relevant coordination and cooperation with the unit providing and crisis, indicating that minimal damage to target atlatılmasının Tunç Soyer, "Izmir Metropolitan Municipality as an application to signature non samples in Turkey throwing've put forward a new legislation on crisis municipality. This directive will guide the municipalities that are trying to find an instant solution in this crisis environment. ”
New task areas appear
Underlining that the crisis municipalities directive imposes new responsibilities on all municipal units apart from the current functioning, Tunç Soyer said, “In this period, which we call crisis municipality, everyone will have new duties besides their own job. For example, logistics comes to the fore during crisis municipality. The subject of logistics is not at the forefront in municipality under normal conditions. Today, it is one of our main fields of study. Health and education are the same. The crisis municipality directive will also enable us to be prepared for this process, when it is uncertain when it will end. Although this process seems to be related to health, the crisis will also have economic and social consequences. Municipalities have a lot of work on these issues. ”
President Tunç Soyer warned all his executives and bureaucrats to take an active role in the new period and said, “We have to break all the memorization. We will never leave our primary municipal duties aside. When this crisis is over, we will carry out our projects that we have waited without delay. ”
There are three main boards
According to the crisis municipality directive covering the municipality and its subsidiaries and all subsidiary companies, three main boards were established in order to take decisions and implement them quickly. In the Crisis Management Supreme Board, there will be mayor, general secretary, assistant general secretaries, ESHOT and IZSU general managers, chief advisors if needed, as well as representatives of professional chambers, non-governmental organizations and unions. The Crisis Management Executive Board will include mayor, general secretary and a senior manager. The Science Board will support these two main boards.