Jerusalem Municipality Budget Analysis for 2013: Share of Investment in East Jerusalem

30/12/2014
Jerusalem Municipality Budget Analysis for 2013: Share of Investment in East Jerusalem
December 2014 

This document presents the relative share invested by the Jerusalem Municipality in East Jerusalem, in general and according to departmental budgets, as evidenced in the Municipality’s actual budget data for 2013. This document follows up on preliminary data published by Ir Amim for Jerusalem Day in May 2014. With the Municipality’s full performance report (trial balance) now published (October 2014), it is possible to present a complete analysis.
The basis for this comparative budget analysis is actual budget data for 2013, including both municipal budgets and state budgets funneled through the Municipality; for example, salaries for teachers, social workers, and public health nurses. The calculation also takes into account the “additional irregular budget”.
This budget is mainly intended to fund large, high investment infrastructure projects, and is brought to the City Council for approval only in the middle of the year, after the different government offices have decided the sum of their budget to be allocated to municipalities. Once the money is transferred to a municipality, distribution of funds between various municipal departments falls under the municipality...read more
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