Solid Waste Management and Inter-municipal Cooperation Macedonia
a case of MacedoniaLegal Framework and PracticesSolid Waste Managementand Inter-municipal Cooperation
Legal Framework on SWM Law on Solid Waste Management Official Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia No. 09/11 from 25.01.2011
Solid Waste Planning Law on Solid Waste Management Strategy for Solid Waste Management for the period of 12 years National Plan for Solid Waste Management for the period of 10 years Municipal Plans for SWM between 3 and 6 years Municipal Programmes for SWM for the period of 1 year Proposed by Regional Plan for SWM Inter-municipal Committee for for the period of 10 years SWM, the municipal councils adopt
SWM on Regional Level According to Regional Development approach: • 8 Statistical/Planning Regions In accordance to Strategy and National Plan on SWM: • 6 SWM Regions With more than 200.000 inhabitants
SWM on Regional Level Agreement Regional System for SWM Inter-municipal Committee for SWM Regional Center for SWM
SWM on Regional Level The municipal Councils of the particular SWM Region make decision for mutual Agreement for establishment of joint Regional Solid Waste Management.
SWM on Regional Level The Agreement for joint SWM System regulates: • Mutual rights and responsibilities • Provision of necessary conditions for functioning of the System • The way of joining of funds and other means • The way of decision making
SWM on Regional Level By establishment of joint Regional Solid Waste Management, the municipalities establish and organize Regional System for Solid Waste Management which especially includes regional landfill and additional installations.
SWM on Regional Level For implementation of the Regional Solid Waste Management, the Regional Plan for SWM and the Agreement, an Inter-municipal Committee for SWM shall be established. The members of the Committee are the mayors of the municipalities within particular Region for SWM, signatories of the Agreement .
SWM on Regional Level The IM Committee for SWM has policy and coordinative role, some of the tasks are: • Defines the draft of the Regional Plan as well as monitors and coordinates its implementation. • Propose to the municipal councils to make decisions related to SWM • Determine the infrastructure of the regional SWM system • Propose to the municipal councils the methodology for determination of tariffs and other fees for solid waste services • Coordinates the work of the Regional Center for SWM • Coordinates the investment project activities • Selects the operator of the SWM Regional System • Coordinates different actors activities related to SWMS (municipalities, NGOs, state agencies and institutions etc.)
SWM on Regional Level The expert, administrative and technical issues, planning, implementation of investment projects as well as realization of the regional plan and development of the Regional SWM System are performed by the Regional Center for SWM The Regional Center has a status of legal entity established by the act which regulates it organization, work and way of financing
Case of Macedonia - Eastern Region - 11 municipalities - 181.858 inhabitants - 8 towns - 209 rural settlements
Case of Macedonia - Eastern RegionSWMInter-municipal CooperationIMC Form:Joint Public Enterprise for SWMThe process of establishment of the SWM System istechnically supported by the Ministry of Environmentand Spatial Planning and GIZ.Supported by EU Cross – border CooperationFunds by 33 million Euros
Case of Macedonia - Eastern RegionSWMInter-municipal CooperationProcess started in 2009It is expected to finish and the SWMSystem to be in place in 2018Existing public enterprises will abolish the SWMdepartments and all employees will be employedwithin the new SWM Regional Public EnterpriseSolidarity tariffs will be established within the region
Case of Macedonia -South Eastern Region - 10 municipalities - 171.416 inhabitants - 6 towns - 174 rural settlements
Case of Macedonia -South Eastern Region SWM Inter-municipal CooperationIMC Form:Public Private Partnership for SWM The process of establishment of the SWM System is technically supported by the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning and REC- Regional Environmental Center
Case of Macedonia - Eastern RegionSWMInter-municipal CooperationProcess started in 2009It is expected to finish and the SWMSystem to be in place in 2013Existing public enterprises will continue to collect andtransport the solid waste to the regional landfillmanaged by the international company.Solidarity tariffs will be established within the region
Other International IMC Practices in SWM Albania Form of IMC: Delegation of authority to Public Utility Company Partner municipalities: 5 municipalities of Korca region; Form of IMC: Partnership Agreement for Joint Regional Landfill Partner municipalities: 11 municipalities in Shkodra – Bushat Region Bulgaria Form of IMC: Partnership Agreement for engagement of Private Company Partner municipalities: Elin Pelin and Gorna Malina Form of IMC: Joint Regional Landfill Partner municipalities: Silistra, Alfatar, Kainardja, Sitovo, Glavinitsa, Dulovo
Other International IMC Practices in SWM Croatia Form of IMC: Joint Public Trade Company Partner municipalities: Beli Manastir, Bilje, Čeminac, Darda, Draž, Jagodnjak, Kneževi Vinogradi, Petlovac and Popovac – 9 municipalities Form of IMC: Joint Public Institution for Disposal of Communal and Unhazardous Technological Waste Partner municipalities: 19 municipalities from four counties: Krapinsko- Zagorska, Varaždinska, Koprivničko-Križevačka and Međimurska Czech Republic Form of IMC: Voluntary Municipal Association as owner of founded Joint Limited Company. Partner municipalities: 30 municipalities of Černošn Region
Other International IMC Practices in SWM Serbia Form of IMC: Joint Public Utilities Company - Regional Sanitary Landfill “Duboko” Partner municipalities: 9 municipalites - Uzice, Bajina Basta, Pozega, Arilje, Cajetina, Kosjeric, Lucani, Cacak and Ivanjica Ukraine Form of IMC: Memorandum of Understanding between Mayors and City Councils approval Partner municipalities: 3 municipalites - Tulchyn district - Tulchyn municipality and Suvorivka, Kynashiv village councils
Thank you for your attention! Boran IVANOSKI Inter-municipal Cooperation Specialist TGDL Project (Macedonia) firstname.lastname@example.org