I. Status of the monitored item
Monitoring criteria Status Brief description and comments Source of information 1 Implementation 1.1 A decision has been reached to start the implementation of the monitored item 1.2 A procurement process is being/has been carried out related to the monitored item 1.3 Informative meetings and gatherings with stakeholders have been held 1.4 An implementation plan has been prepared for implementation of the monitored item 1.5 Necessary prerequisites to start with the implementation have been provided (e.g. permits, preparatory activities, staff, etc.) 1.6 The municipality is implementing specific activities from the implementation plan 1.7 Initial results from implementation of the monitored item are visible 2 Stagnation 2.1 Lack of funds in the municipal budget 2.2 Lack of one/some of the basic prerequisites 2.3 The implementation of the monitored item is no longer a priority 2.4 Halted due to an inspection, investigation, etc. 2.5 The reasons for the stagnation of the implementation of the activity are unknown
II. Transparency and accountability of the municipality related to the monitored item
Monitoring criteria Status Brief description and comments Source of information 1 Information about the status of the monitored item is available on the municipality's website and social network 2 Information about the status of the project is obtained through a Request for Access to Public InformationInformation about the status of the monitored item is obtained through a Request for Access to Public Information 3 Information about the status of the monitored item is shared with stakeholders by municipal officials (via e.g. interviews, focus group discussions, meeting requests etc.) 4 There is practice of informal information sharing by the municipality with affected citizens (e.g. via informal discussions etc.)
III. Citizen participation in decision-making related to the monitored item
Monitoring criteria Status Brief description and comments Source of information 1 The municipality has involved the citizens in decision-making related to the monitored item 2 Citizens have filed an initiative for participation in decision-making related to the monitored item 3 Citizens participate in the implementation of the monitored item with their input and resources 4 Mechanisms utilized by the municipality to ensure citizen participation, specifically as related to the monitored item: 4.1 Public gatherings, debates and forums 4.2 Possibility for e-participation via mobile apps, website(s), electronic templates, etc. 4.3 Open days of the municipality 4.4 Citizen initiatives
Bitola – Bike city
This initiative will monitor the election promise for the reconstruction and construction of new pedestrian and bicycle paths. Pedestrian and bicycle paths are extremely important for a municipality such as Bitola. There are a large number of people who want to recreate or walk around the city every day, but a large number of them also use bicycles or walking to reach a certain destination (work, school, etc.) by enabling special pedestrian and bicycle zones throughout the city , the residents of Bitola will gain a large number of health and environmental benefits. The obtained results of the monitoring will be disseminated to the public through: Sponsored posts on social networks, announcements to the media, info sessions.