Transparency International Georgia, based on open data and public information, has collected large infrastructure projects to be implemented in Kutaisi as promised by politicians. These projects had been announced for years and public presentations have been held, however, the majority of them have not even been launched yet.
Transparency International Georgia assessed the activities carried out by the representative body of Kutaisi municipality - the City Council (Hereinafter Kutaisi City Council) in 2020.
Transparency International Georgia presents the information regarding the expenditures of Kutaisi municipality from 2017 to December 2020, that amount to GEL 22,551,848 in total.
Transparency International Georgia has evaluated the performance of the representative body of the Municipality of the City of Kutaisi elected in 2017 – the City Council (hereinafter “the City Council of Kutaisi”).
Despite the requirements of the law, the local self-government of Kutaisi has not publicized the 2017 budget yet. According to the Local Self-Government Code, Gamgebeli/Mayor of a municipality presents a draft budget of the next year along with the accompanying documents to the City Council (Sakrebulo), whereas the latter disclose it for public discussion within the period of 5 days.