Ayvalık Mayor Rahmi Gençer requested for entry and exit gates for the Ayvalık Islands Reserve Area in means to protect against forest fires in that area.
There have been several forest fires in the Ayvalık Islands Reserve Area recently. The first fire broke out in Maden Island, just four days after at Cennet Hill, 11 days after in Bağyüzü village and the day before the meeting in Alibey Island’s Çataltepe area. 1 hectare of forest damaged by the fires in Cunda island.
Ayvalık Mayor Rahmi Gençer joined the Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality’s August meeting to inform the authorities about the fires and request for five entry and exit gates to control human traffic in the natural park. In current condition, it is forbidden to make fire, have picnic or set up camp in the natural park, but due to the uncontrolled entries it is impossible to check every visitor.
The Ayvalık Islands Reserve Area expanding to 19.630 hectares is the biggest natural park in Turkey. There are endemic species, olive groves and pine forests in the area, which is under human threat due to increased number of visitors.
The summer swimming courses of Ataşehir Municipality ended up the season with a race.
Three hundred children between 5-13 ages attended the swimming courses during the summer holiday, which started on June 18th 2018.
Ataşehir Municipality organizes free courses for children during the summer months, so that they would have an opportunity to practice sports and enjoy the company of their peers. The courses are not limited to swimming, there are also classes for basketball, tennis, taekwondo, gymnastics and many more sports covering a total of 3455 children.
The registrations for the new season of Yenimahalle Vocational a Hobby Courses (YENİMEK) providing training for residents started.
Our Target is to Reach 25.000 Students
Yenimek with 16 training centers and 300 lecturers providing lessons of 110 subjects targets to reach 25.000 students in 2018. The deadline for registrations is September 14th.
The Courses Will Start on September 17th The subjects of Yenimek courses include these following subjects: Handicrafts, basic carpentry, jewelry making, music and show arts, ceramics and glass making, child care and education, elderly and nursery care, tailoring, patchwork, hair styling, accounting and finance, art and design, information technologies, foreign languages, self-improvement, graphic design and photography, sports, literary courses, gardening, catering, preliminary courses for conservatoire and media.
I am happy to Live in Yenimahalle The citizens, who would like to sign up for the courses shall contact the municipality on 0312 3440898/6474 or proceed to the nearest Yenimek training center to their residence.
Ataşehir Municipality collects second-hand goods to deliver them to the citizens in need. 3300 houses were refurbished with aided goods in the last five years.
The beds, couches, carpets, ovens, tables, chairs, heaters, kitchen equipment, washing machines, vacuum cleaners and many more were among those provided by welfare services. The goods to be donated by the citizens are inspected by the municipal officers about their robustness. In a period of three days after the inspection, the donated goods are delivered from their owners to be brought to the citizens in need.
The people willing to receive donated goods shall apply to municipality’s social services. After the necessary financial checks, their names are included in the receiver list. On the other hand, the donators can contact Ataşehir Municipality’s call center on +90 216 570 50 00 with the extension 1028. The brand-new goods can also be donated.
Muratpaşa Mayor Ümit Uysal visited Moscow at the last day of the Turkey Festival as long as the Moscow wholesaler market. Mayor Uysal said Turkish exports started to decline, therefore the production and marketing of the Turkish products shall be planned accordingly.
The Turkey Festival organized between August 10-12 in the Russian capital city Moscow has ended. Muratpaşa Mayor Ümit Uysal promoted Antalya and Muratpaşa in particular to the Russian visitors and invited them to the Citadel Old Town Festival taking place on 11-14 October 2018.
Mayor Uysal reserved a whole day to visit Moscow to observe the wholesaler markets and the market share of Turkish goods. Uysal told that unfortunately there was a decline of the market share of Turkish agricultural products. The share of Turkish products declined to less than 10% despite the warmer climate and proximity to Russia.
How can we strengthen our economy? Muratpaşa Mayor Ümit Uysal recommended a methodological approach to strengthen the Turkish exports and economy.
Ayvalık Mayor Rahmi Gençer started a project for disabled children to join the work force. The disabled children will produce booties at the Special Children Educational House in Ayvalık.
HELPS THEIR REHABILITATION AND IMPROVES MANUEL DEXTERITY Twenty children of different ages produce booties in the workshop room of the Special Children house under the supervision of their instructors Emine Okyar and Gülden Aydınlı Orancı. The estimated production is 5000 pieces a week with a working schedule of four days. The revenues gathered by the sales of the booties are being distributed among the children and used for purchasing the raw material necessary for the production.
WE PROVIDE VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR THE DISABLED CHILDREN Ayvalık Mayor Gençer reminded that the booties produced in Ayvalık can also be sold to vendors outside the city. The production projects support the rehabilitation of the disabled children and provides them vocational training as well as pocket money as a good start for the labor life.
The booties produced for this project are bought by dentists, care homes, kindergartens and beauty saloons in Ayvalık. The price of a thousand bootie package is 50 TL.
If you would like to buy these booties, please reach the Special Children Educational Home of Ayvalık Municipality located at Sakarya Mahallesi, Cumhuriyet Caddesi No 276.
Konyaaltı Municipality gathers the electrical and electronical devices out of their depreciable life for recycling.
The municipal recycling center enables the recycling of 14 different kind of wastes including batteries. In 2018 3 tons of used batteries and 400 used electronics gathered by the municipality to be classified at the first best class waste collection center in Antalya. The classified wastes then transferred to the recycling center.
Konyaaltı Mayor Muhittin Böcek said the residents were more aware of the importance of recycling now and new facility helped reducing the pollution levels.
The new European type dumpster system started in Çankaya is expanding. The numbers of the dumpsters will be increased to 2500 to meet the demands of 2,5 million of daily visitors in Çankaya. The new dumpsters were started to be distributed in Dikmen district.
There have been a total of 2000 European type dumpsters placed in Oran, Atatürk, İlkbahar, Yıldızevler, Hilal, Sancak, Kızılırmak, Yüzüncü Yıl, Çiğdem and Mustafa Kemal districts.
Waterproof Dumpsters The new 3 m3 dumpsters are resistant to cold and sun. There are 250 liter waterproof containers under the dumpsters to prevent the liquids leaking outside the dumpsters. The new design enables are the noise-free transfer to the dump trucks. The lids of the dumpsters can be opened hands-free by stepping a lever.
New Trash Bins Çankaya Municipality added 800 more to the existing 3000 composite lidded trash bins. 300 plastic containers will be placed in Bahçeli, Emek and Maltepe neighborhoods.
Art Lessons provided in seven majors to 820 children Sarıyer municipality provides free art lessons to the children during the summer vacation in the scope of supporting the families willing to bring up successful, creative and productive children.
It is a known fact that the children, who get involved in artistic activities or take art lessons become more successful than their coevals. Sarıyer municipality focusing on education and art, organized art lessons for children in summer 2018 on these majors folk dances, lute, piano, theatre, guitar, painting and ballet. There are 820 children attending the art courses.
Talented Children Discovered Sarıyer Mayor Şükrü Genç said that the long-term art courses enable the children to express themselves. Having the opportunity to practice more art branches help the parents and the teachers to discover the talents and interests of the children.
Manavgat Mayor Şükrü Sözen and his wife Hatice Sözen, invited the female students for dinner at the end of the “Girls, Let’s Camp” project.
After the closing of 2017-2018 educational year, Manavgat municipality organized free summer camping at the municipal female students' hostel for the students residing in rural areas. A total of 100 students between 14-19-of-ages will join the twelve-day courses on swimming, tennis, theatre, modern dance, painting, mind games, paintball, reading, personal development, pilates, culinary arts and had a multiple trips to nearby destinations.
Tekirdağ Süleymanpaşa Municipality keeps on providing mother-to-bes with pregnancy support packages with the thinking that healthy generations start with a healthy pregnancy period. The municipality works in collaboration with Tekirdağ Chamber of Practitioners and family health centers since 2015 to deliver aid packages to 200-250 mother-to-bes monthly.
Possible Problems Due To Malnutrition Are Avoided The pregnancy nutrition package includes rice, red lentils, chickpeas, bulgur, flavor, sunflower seed oil, black olives, beans, three packages of noodles and 6 packages of milk. Tekirdağ Süleymanpaşa Mayor Ekrem Eşkinat said they are proud to support the mothers in raising healthy and happy children.
Contact the Social Support Services Directorate for the Pregnancy Nutrition Aid The families, who didn’t receive the aid packages can contact the municipal social services directorate on 0850 450 59 59.
Çankaya municipality treated 8950 stray animals in the first six months of 2018 and found forever homes for 947 of them.
Çankaya municipality cares for stray animals in the municipal stray animal shelter in Çayyolu district. In the Çayyolu temporary care center, the stray animals around in the district are provided medical treatment, neutered, fed and re-homed. During the first six months of 2018, 1929 stray animals were neutered, 2589 vaccinated and 947 animals have been adopted by volunteers.