The Capital Investments Office of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina announced a public call for projects proposals in the field of water supply and water management.
The main goal of the public call is to support local governments Vojvodina in the implementation of projects that contribute to the development and improvement of the integrated water management system and environmental protection.
Specific objectives of the call are providing a stable, secure and long-term water supply, the protection and improvement of water quality and the environment in general, reducing risks to public health and improving the quality of life of people, supporting rural development and creating the preconditions for sustainable and balanced development in the province.
Total funds provided for this purpose equal RSD 350 million (EUR 2,8 million) and can be used for financing and co-financing of projects for the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation and renovation of water supply systems, drinking water preparation and for the collection and treatment of wastewater in public ownership in Vojvodina.
The construction of household water supplies will not be supported.
Local governments can apply with projects which are not in public procurement procedure yet, as well as with projects with signed contracts for the implementation.
Funds can not be used for the reimbursement of the payments which have been already transferred to contractors.
Provincial local governments are encouraged to participate with only one application.
The conditions which have to be met include that a project’s technical documentation is in accordance with the law and that the construction or execution of works is approved by a competent authority.
Applications can be submitted until February 3, 2017. More information on the required documentation can be found on the Provincial Government website.
The director of the Capital Investments Office will make the final decision on the funds allocation within 20 days from the deadline for applications submission. The results will be published on the Provincial Government and the Capital Investments Office websites.