The Batumi Municipality spends GEL 1,626,899 per month and GEL 19,522,796 annually on the salaries of employees of 11 non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entities (N(N)LE). In addition, GEL 13,720,200 has been allocated in 2019 for subsidizing 8 limited liability companies (LLC) of the Batumi Municipality.
After the election of Zaza Melikidze first as Akhaltsikhe Governor and then the Mayor the amounts earned by Melikidze's current and former companies through public procurements increased from 124 793 GEL to 546 044 GEL, amongst them the companies received 524 902 GEL from Akhaltsikhe Municipality.
On the basis of open sources and by requesting public information in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region, TI Georgia has conducted monitoring of the implementation of large infrastructure projects which were planned in the past five years. Football stadium of Zugdidi
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.