Priorities of Local Development in Public Management: Experience of the Administrative-Territorial Unit Cajvana City, Suceava County

Ecoforum Journal, Volume 9, Issue 2(22), 2020. Available at: http://www.ecoforumjournal.ro/index.php/eco/article/view/1074/685.

9 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2021

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Petronela Scutariu

Stefan cel Mare University

Maria Ciotu

Cajvana City Hall

Date Written: May 9, 2020

Abstract

In the content of this article, we aim to analyze the organization and functioning of the administrative apparatus in the Cajvana City, in order to identify the strategic directions and opportunities for the future development of the respective administrative-territorial unit. The research shows that the strategic development benchmarks of the community in the Cajvana City for the period 2016 - 2022 are: the development of the technical-urban infrastructure and the protection of the environment; increasing the quality of life; creating a competitive and prosperous economic environment; development of the leisure sector. From the interpretation of the answers received from the citizens in a survey based on a questionnaire regarding the future investment projects proposed by the local authority for the development of the Cajvana City, we found that the project "Building water and sewerage networks" is considered very important, and the project "Creation of an information point regarding the financing of European funds" is declared to be unimportant. The analysis shows that at Cajvana Locality level several objectives were achieved, by accessing European funds and financing from their own budget, of which: building a new town hall; school with grades 0-IV Body E of the Technological High School ″Ștefan Cel Mare″ Cajvana; public services building; the arrangement of a green space and a playground.

Keywords: local community; strategic directions of intervention; local development; sources of financing; responses from citizens; the importance of future investment projects; local authority; development results

JEL Classification: R58, R59

Suggested Citation

Scutariu, Petronela and Ciotu, Maria, Priorities of Local Development in Public Management: Experience of the Administrative-Territorial Unit Cajvana City, Suceava County (May 9, 2020). Ecoforum Journal, Volume 9, Issue 2(22), 2020. Available at: http://www.ecoforumjournal.ro/index.php/eco/article/view/1074/685., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3888703

Petronela Scutariu (Contact Author)

Stefan cel Mare University ( email )

University Street, No.13
Suceava, Suceava
Romania

Maria Ciotu

Cajvana City Hall ( email )

Romania

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