The municipalities of Pärnu County discuss collaboration models07.12.2022
On the 31^st of May 2017 the spring seminar by the Union of Pärnu County municipalities took place. The central topic of discussion was the future collaboration of local municipalities in Pärnu County due to the loss of the county government and the new responsibilities of the local government units. The possible changes were introduced by Väino Tõemets from the Ministry of Finances. Geomedia employees were present with an introductory presentation and organized three workshops. In the course of these workshops, collaboration activities in different fields were identified, collaboration models chosen and the strengths and weaknesses of different scenarios discussed. Similarly, the participants conducted individual works with the objective to provide the best solutions for conducting regional cooperation that takes into account the specifics of Pärnu County, helps along to develop a county identity and a more effective governance, which includes the coordinated implementation of development activities and the growth of competitiveness in the business environment. The Ministry of Finance plans to invest 1.5 Million Euros for regional development activities.