The number of legal entities established by the Kutaisi City Hall has increased from 20 to 22 in the last three years, which has resulted in a higher number of employees and budgetary allocation for their activities by the municipality.
The majority of municipalities in Imereti spend money on carrying out their delegated powers from their own budget. Funds, which are transferred by the central government to the local self-governments in order to exercise their delegated powers, is for the most part not sufficient and that’s why local self-governments have to mobilize their own resources.
Forty-three out of 61 factions in the municipal councils of Imereti, which were elected in 2017, didn’t initiate any issues from the day of their registration up to November 1, 2018.
The municipalities of Imereti fail to provide public information within the time frames established by law, and the information they provide is often incomplete.