Hotnews – SAR Report: No. 1 Priority of Administrative-Territorial Reform Shld Be Reducing Number of Rural Communes

Romania’s 2,860 rural communes are two variegated in size and economic prowess, and the number one priority of the administrative-territorial reform is cutting back their number, a report issued by the Romanian Academic Society indicates. According to the report, most communes fall below the best practice-recommended size (5,000 inhabitants) and were mostly founded between 2001-2004. The effect of this sideslip toward fragmentation can be seen today: less than a quarter (650) of all Romanian communes (2,860) are able to fully cover their salary expenses on a local level,” states the SAR report titled, “If It Didn’t Work Out for Counties, Can We at Least Get Rid of 25% of Communes?” and written by Sorin Ionita.

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