Non-stop budget marathon in Council: none of the opposition’s amendments are approved.

Seventy-six were presented, sixty from the PD. It’s a wrestling match between the majority and the opposition: there is no agreement and the confrontation goes on indefinitely. By Antonella Gasparini 17 December 2020 10 PM on Thursday, 17 December, the second day of the marathon at Ca’ Farsetti for approval of the 2021-2023 budget and … More Non-stop budget marathon in Council: none of the opposition’s amendments are approved.

All Commissions go to the majority – controversy in the Venice City Council

Martini: “The weakening of the only commission granted to the minority is a serious matter, and shows the intention to reduce the spaces of democracy in the city.” By Alberto Vitucci 10 November 2020 VENICE. Amendments blocked – and only one commission granted to the opposition, but stripped of almost all of its functions. It … More All Commissions go to the majority – controversy in the Venice City Council

“What is happening in Venice?” Ex-City Managers denounce the politicization of public management in Venice

“…Venice was for over thirty years a national example for the number and quality of services offered to the citizens and for the impartiality and the respect for law based on best practices of accountability and transparency.” “What is happening in Venice?” In the City of Venice the relationship between administrators and personnel (managers, officials, … More “What is happening in Venice?” Ex-City Managers denounce the politicization of public management in Venice

No way to treat a guest (speaker). Commission President to Prof. Carrera: “There is no need for your advice.”

Dec. 7, 2016 “If you think you know what must be done, then run in the elections, get elected Mayor, then you can do as you wish.” – Giorgia Pea, Atty. and Commission President Prof. Fabio Carrera’s presentation to the City on the management of tourism and security, as reported just yesterday, was seemingly met … More No way to treat a guest (speaker). Commission President to Prof. Carrera: “There is no need for your advice.”

Hotels and Parking Decks for Venice: Marittima Project gets a push from City Council over opposition

Nov. 25, 2016 The Marittima Project proposed for Venice calls for the construction of hotels and a 2300 space multilevel parking garage to be built in a space adjacent to the S. Lucia train station and Piazzale Roma. An artist’s rendering shows just how little this project looks like Venice. Italia Nostra makes the case … More Hotels and Parking Decks for Venice: Marittima Project gets a push from City Council over opposition