Paris : the management of the City pinned up by several reports - The Point

Then that will take place this Thursday, the first Council of Paris since the re-election of Anne Hidalgo, the discussions are expected already in turmoil. Acco

Paris : the management of the City pinned up by several reports - The Point

Then that will take place this Thursday, the first Council of Paris since the re-election of Anne Hidalgo, the discussions are expected already in turmoil. According to the information of Paris, the regional chamber of accounts (CRC) tip of the finger of irregularities in the management of the city, and this in no less than three reports that will be published early next week at the latest. These three reports, explains the daily, relate to different folders : the boroughs, the parc des expositions of the porte de Versailles and the management of the Eiffel tower.

In the case of the latter, in addition to the management accounts of the operating Company of the Eiffel tower, the CRC relate to an important increase of the rates, of 47 % and, at the same time, a decrease in the number of visitors. "This increase was to allow for the construction of the visitor centre, but it has still not seen the light of day. It generates dissatisfaction on the part of visitors, but especially this increase was used to fund the enrollment growth and rising wages already a high level, "says the report, which refers to" wages, annual gross between 55 000 and 120 000 euros ".

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Controversy around the tour Triangle

with respect to the operating Company of the parc des expositions of the porte de Versailles, the CRC denounces a strange operation around the construction site of the future tour Triangle, of which the construction is to be launched this year after ten years of dispute and intrigue. In view of a future lack of earning to the exhibition grounds during the construction of the building is 180 meters high, the City of Paris has signed a cheque for compensation of the operating company to the tune of € 263 million. However, the company is managed by Viparis, a subsidiary of the group, Unibail-Rodamco, which also happens to be the manager of the tower Triangle.

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" The Triangle tower, a project of private nature, developed by the group Unibail-Rodamco, has been inserted in a manner open to criticism in the enclosure of the park of the exhibitions, says the report accessed by our confreres of Paris. In addition, in order to realize this project, the City has agreed to indemnify the dealer Viparis to the tune of 263 million euros for a prejudice not demonstrated. At the end of an unequal negotiating, the City of Paris is then concluded with Viparis a long-term lease administrative (BEA) under conditions that are in part questionable. Ultimately, the group Viparis, which became the holder of a lease of 50 years, has reinforced its dominant position in its market and is now trying to expand its activity beyond the stipulations of the contract. "

"The recommendations will be reviewed"

Finally, the CRC denounces a too important number of employees in the boroughs. "On the 223 employees identified, 152 are instead used to compensate for vacant positions, filling of the permanent posts under the administrative and technical services, a practice that must be corrected. "

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The City of Paris has quickly reacted after having taken knowledge of these various reports. "In his report carried out prior to the health crisis, the CRC reviews the projects carried out by the Sete and the Town around security and the protection of visitors, access to the site and the host said it about the Eiffel tower. It notes on the period, an increase in staff and compensation, but underlines at the same time that moderation in wage have been adopted in 2019. This report has two reminders to the right, and two recommendations. The reminders at the right will be quickly taken into account by the Sete and the recommendations will be studied. "

Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 05:33

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