On Saturday 7 March our Turkish colleagues at Denizli Metropolitan Municipality ran a Planning for Real community consultation event, part of their real-life project in our two year European funded Leonardo Transfer of Innovation project. The number of local residents participating exceeded the organisers’ expectations and the Planning for Real materials used were well received.
People living in Sarayköy District have put forward their ideas and will decide together how to develop an under used picnic/park area of around 60 acres.
The Mayor of Sarayköy Municipality Ahmet Necati Özbaş said: ”We have provided the first meeting of a different project with the people of the district. This project aims to involve actively people in the works that will be done in the district. With the stand opened today in Saraykoy City Hall Square we want to inform citizens about our project and to learn people opinions, their requests and demands referring to services that have to be done. We want to realize a project with the support and participation of the people. I would like to thank our Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan for all his support from the beginning. Hopefully we will implement a successful project for Sarayköy District and Denizli. ”
We look forward to more updates as this exciting project progresses. More information is available on the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality (English language) website.