Capital grant for 2021 amounts to NIS 882 million
Mayor Moshe Lion has agreed with the finance and interior ministries that the capital grant for the current budget for 2021 will be NIS 882 million, up from NIS 822 million in 2020.
It has been agreed that the Jerusalem Municipality will receive an additional NIS 30 million in 2021 to benefit the continued reform of cleaning and landscaping in the city.
It has also been agreed that the grant for the capital for 2022 will be 942 million shekels. It should be noted that these subsidies are subject to the approval of the state budget.
During the year 2021, the municipality operated on a quarterly budget (1/12) and achieved its objectives.
The grant is added to the municipality's budget and will be used to finance municipal activities for the benefit of residents in the fields of education, cleaning, social services and culture and sports, etc.
In addition to these amounts, the municipality will receive NIS 67 million annually for development projects and NIS 25 million for economic projects, which will be used to increase revenue and streamline municipal spending.
The mayor, Moshe Lion, noted that the dialogue with the ministries was factual and constructive and that he is grateful for the attention and support given to the capital of Israel. According to the mayor, "the entire grant for the capital will be added to the city's current budget, and will serve to serve all of Jerusalem's residents and improve the quality of life in the city."05/10/2021