Socially Integrative City, Neighborhood Management
Who is Doing the Actual Work?
In each of the neighborhoods, a 'Neighborhood Management Team' has been implemented for the urban development of the area. These neighborhoods are focal areas of development for their boroughs. For each team, the borough appoints one co-ordinator responsible for the area, and the Ministry of Urban Development another. Thus, concerted action between different offices and administrations is made possible.
The members of the NM Teams have a local office in their area, to which boroughs or housing companies contribute by providing rent-free office space or covering the costs for office equipment, supplies, or additional expenses.
The offices are also available for activities of local residents and initiatives.
When choosing the members of a team, special knowledge and abilities in the following areas are highly valued:
Furthermore, an advisory board 'The Socially Integrative City', consisting of experts from various departments, is to be implemented. It's aim will be to broaden the approach of the program and to incorporate further participants from all socially relevant public and private areas.
Specific tasks of NM Teams are, amongst others: