The Council for Economic Development of the Municipality of Bijelo Polje held its 15th regular session at which current issues from the scope of work of this body were discussed.

According to the usual practice, at the end of the year, the Council considered the Draft Decision on the Budget of the Municipality of Bijelo Polje for 2022 and the Draft space arrangement Plan of the Municipality of Bijelo Polje for 2022, with reference to the capital investment plan.

The session was attended by the head of the budget department, Zarko Scekic, who presented the most important budget items for next year, with special reference to the novelties in relation to this year's budget.

Šćekić informed the members of the Council about the increase of funds intended to support the development of agriculture, and rural and sustainable development. He said that it is planned to increase the funds for support to young entrepreneurs and women's entrepreneurship from 40 thousand euros to 200 thousand euros.

The draft program of spatial planning of the Municipality of Bijelo Polje for 2022 was also discussed at the session, which was presented to the members of the Council by the director of the Directorate for Construction and Investments, Milanko Minić.

The President of the Municipality, Petar Smolović, emphasized the importance of the completion of capital projects that must be completed in 2022 in order to open opportunities for the arrival of investors. He also explained the capital investment plan for 2022. year.

Within the last item on the agenda, the Council discussed the location for the purchase center in Bijelo Polje, and it was stated that there is a suitable location for the implementation of this project, which would be a great support to all farmers.

Representatives of the Council are authorized to continue negotiations with potential investors in the coming period in order to resolve the issue of purchase of agricultural products in Bijelo Polje as soon as possible.

All agenda items were adopted unanimously.