Banska Bystrica, March 20042 POLAND AND EU FUNDS
Programme documents in Poland National Development Plan (NDP) for 2004-2006 decreeted by Ministry Council on 14 January 2003 as a basic strategic document which marked basic aims and tasks of state socio-economic progress using available structural and cohesion funds. The integral part of NDP is constituted by operational programmes where those tasks are defined. The strategic aim of National Development Plan is to develop a competitive economy founded on knowledge and entrepreneurship capable of long-term, harmonized progress, that ensures the growth of employment and improvement of social, economic and space cohesion with EU on regional and state level. Total EU aid sum planed in that document shall amount to about 11.4 billion €
Banska Bystrica, March 20044 According to the proposal concluded in National Development Plan, European structural means will be disbursed in our country in the frame of: Sectoral Operational Programme (SOP), Integrated Regional Operational Development Programme (IRODP), Strategy of Cohesion Fund Profits (SCFP), Operational Programmes for Community Initiatives (OPCI).
Banska Bystrica, March 20045 Sectoral Programmes: SOP Growth of economy competitiveness – 17.8 % of the total sum (1300 mln €), SOP Development of human resources – 17.3 % of the total sum (1270.4 mln €), SOP Readjustment and modernization of food sector and development of rural areas – 14.4 of the total sum (1005.5 mln €), SOP Fishery and fish processing – 2.4 % of the total sum (176.6 mln €), SOP Transport – Sea Economy – 8.6 of the total sum (627.2 mln €), IRODP – 39.2 % of the total sum (2859.5 mln €), TA – Technical assistance – 0.3 % of the total sum (20 mln €). Total sum of 4.1 % (314.6 mln €) of all Structural Funds was foreseen for realization of Community Initiatives programmes.
Banska Bystrica, March 20046 EQUAL – serves trans-national cooperation in the domain of new ways of overcoming any kinds of discrimination connected to the labour market, INTERREG – serves trans-board, trans-national and trans-regional cooperation intending to harmonize space managemen. During the implementation of NDP 3733.3 mln € will be covered by Cohesion Fund, where 50 % of above sum will be spent on transport projects and environment infrastructure projects. In 2004-2006 two initiatives will be carried out in Poland:
INTEGRATED REGIONAL OPERATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME Integrated Regional Operational Development Programme (IRODP) is one of the seven operational programmes which would serve to fulfill NDP. The programme develops NDP aims defining priorities, directions and amount of means designated for the realization of state regional policy and will be set up with structural funds aids in the beginning of Poland membership in EU.
In 2004-2006 to carry out Integrated Regional Operational Development Programme (IRODP) 4385.2 mln € will be engaged where 2869.5 mln € will be covered by Structural Funds(ERDF,ESF). Integrated Regional Operational Development Programme is the closest one to the town`s local governments. It offers the best possibilities in co-financing local development projects, increasing social, economic and territory cohesion and integration with EU.
Banska Bystrica, March 20049 TARNOBRZEG TOWN CHARACTERISTICS
Banska Bystrica, March 200410 Town area: sq km 86 Population: 50 300 TARNOBRZEG IN EUROPE
HISTORY Tarnobrzeg was founded in 1593 by a privilege granted by King Sigismund III Vasa to the Tarnowski family. Since 1772, after first partition of Poland, Tarnobrzeg fell into Austrian hands.
Banska Bystrica, March 200412 In 1855 the town became the capital of the district, and in 1867 – the starosty. Those events had a positive impact on town development - telegraph line, a railway, a hospital, elementary school and a printing house have been built. In 1909 Imperial- Royal High School was created and then converted into State Gymnasium the hetman Tarnowski name.
Banska Bystrica, March 200413 In the thirties the town faced a new development perspectives owing to so called Central Industrial District. After the Second World War Tarnobrzeg found itself within the borders of the Rzeszów Province as the capital of the district.
The stagnation period was ended when large sulphur deposits were discovered in the mid-fifties. Tarnobrzeg has become the main center of Polish sulphur industry. An open pit sulphur mine in Machów
Banska Bystrica, March 200415 In 1975 as a result of another reorganization of administration structure, Tarnobrzeg has become the capital of a province. Mayor residence
Banska Bystrica, March 200416 In the nineties business condition on the world sulphur market has changed (mined brimstone gave up the way to the sulphur produced during the process of oil an gas desulphurisation). It gradually caused the decline of the mines and sulphur processing plants. In 1999 Tarnobrzeg became the part of Subcarpathian Province as the capital of an urban district.
Banska Bystrica, March 200419 Population of Tarnobrzeg Population on the whole – 50 300 (est.2003) Men – 24 257 Women –26 043 People in pre-production age People in production age People in post-production age
ECONOMY Since 1989 small and medium-sized private companies have been open at a fast rate, mainly in retailing, services and manufacturing, becoming an important addition to large companies, dominant so far.
Banska Bystrica, March 200421 THE NUMBER OF BUSINESSES BY CHOSEN KINDS OF ACTIVITY The number of businesses on the whole – 4967 (2003 rok) Industry Hotels and restaurants Transport, warehouse and communication Architecture Commerce and repairs Finance agencyReal estates and companies service Education Health and social care Agriculture
Banska Bystrica, March 200422 Labour market by branches Total number of employees 11 559 (2002) Industry Transport, warehouse and communication Architecture Commerce and repairs Public administration and defence; compulsory social security Real estates and companies service EducationHealth and social care Finance agency
Banska Bystrica, March 200423 BUILDING OF APARTMENT HOUSES Up till now the part of the investor was played by housing co- operatives, but for several years they have not carried out any investment. Right now the only investor in that branch is the town via TSSA. House of block construction is undertaken in the frame of - initiated (in 2000) by local authorities - Tarnobrzeg Society of Social Architecture (TSSA). The aim of the Society is to build the flats for rent for mid-income persons. In July 2001 the construction of the first building was started. Till 2003 three block of flats were built. Considering the big concern with that way of architecture, the construction of another buildings is planned. To fulfill that aim the town granted a land and 200 000 € from town issued bonds.
Banska Bystrica, March 200425 Tarnobrzeg flat resources structure The number of flats by the end of 2003 – 15 447 Tarnobrzeg Housing Co-operative Others Housing Co-operative „Siarkowiec” Plant Architecture Town resource
Banska Bystrica, March 200426 The town has got his own Strategy of Development
Banska Bystrica, March 200427 THE INSTITUTIONS SUPPORTED LOCAL SELFGOVERNMENT The Tarnobrzeg Industry Development Agency (a joint stock company) – established in 1993, The Tarnobrzeg Capital Center (a joint sock company) – the institution creating the TSEZ est. in 1997, The Tarnobrzeg Special Economics Zone – Euro-Park “Wisłosan”, sub-zone Machów est. in 1997,
Banska Bystrica, March 200428 The Tarnobrzeg Branch of Industry Development Agency (a join stock company) – the manager of TSEZ since 1999, Business Incubator in Tarnobrzeg – created in 1999, Center for Information and Planning the Professional Activity – created in 2000. THE INSTITUTIONS SUPPORTED LOCAL SELFGOVERNMENT
Banska Bystrica, March 200429 The Tarnobrzeg State Professional College; created in 2001, teaches: - entrepreneurship and management, - pedagogy, In 2003 a serious efforts has been made to create the Guarantee Fund. THE INSTITUTIONS SUPPORTED LOCAL SELFGOVERNMENT
Banska Bystrica, March 200430 TOWN ENTITIES Municipal Company, Waste Treatment Company, District Heating Company, Municipal Television
Banska Bystrica, March 200431 THE TARNOBRZEG SPECIAL ECONOMICS ZONE Sub-zone Tarnobrzeg: Up till now E 5 mln has been invested in Tarnobrzeg and has created 350 new jobs. There are 5 new investors in the sub-zone. Tarnobrzeg sub-zone covers 180.8 ha The Tarnobrzeg Special Economics Zone Europark-Wisłosan was created in 1997 for 20 years. The Mission: The develop post-industrial land previously used for sulphur, machine, metal and defense industry. Could be done by promoting new activities and spare energy lines and resources. Strategic Aims: - Creation of 12 thousand jobs in the zone and in its surroundings - Thriving vacant estates and buildings
Banska Bystrica, March 200432 THE TARNOBRZEG SPECIAL ECONOMICS ZONE
Banska Bystrica, March 200433 THE CONSTRUCTION OF RECREATION BASIN IN POST-INDUSTRIAL AREA In place of former sulphur mine a large recreational lake (455 ha) is being constructed. The construction is a part of the pro-ecological project which aimed to create new perspectives for devastated land. The plans presumed new beaches, lakeside resorts, parking places and restaurants. The lake construction will create a great opportunity for Tarnobrzeg, it shortly will overturn into a tourist center
Banska Bystrica, March 200434 The artificial lake construction
Banska Bystrica, March 200435 The plan of thriving the lake and nearby land
Banska Bystrica, March 200436 The town offers the potential investors attractive possibilities. We have got vacant terrains raging from 0.1 ha to 10 ha. near the center of the town and spare land for commerce and service in the middle of the town. INVESTMENT OFFER The key investment land of Tarnobrzeg
Banska Bystrica, March 200437 The Department co-works with: Government administration (on the state level), Voivodship and region self- government (on regional level), Poviat Labour Office, Agency of Regional Development, Businessmen and associations and so on. The pre-accession and structural UE funds are the special interest of Town Office Department of Development, Promotion and Aid Programmes
Banska Bystrica, March 200438 The Department also runs the official town website : www.tarnobrzeg.pl
Banska Bystrica, March 200439 PRE-ACCESSION AND STRUCTURAL FUNDS IN TARNOBRZEG
Banska Bystrica, March 200440 1. THE PROJECTS CARRIED OUT WITH PRE-ACCESSION FUNDS
Banska Bystrica, March 200441 IMPROVEMENT OF TOWN INVESTMENT ATTRACTIVENESS BY MODERNIZATION THE MAIN ROAD (VOIVODSHIP ROAD NO 723) WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE STRATEGIC PLAN FOR IMPROVEMENT TRANSIT TRAFFIC FLOW IN TARNOBRZEG PHARE ‘99 Project scope: The modernization of the part of voivodship road No 723 by building kerbs, pavements, bicycle routes, modernization of road surface and building rainwater drainage system. Project aim: Improvement the traffic and increase pedestrian safety. The term of the implementation: 2000-2001 The project value: 265 646 € ( PHARE endowment 111 213 €)
Banska Bystrica, March 200442 TRANS-BOUNDARY BUSINESS ACTIVITIES FOR SME SECTOR Project scope: Arrange business partners from Poland and Ukraine and training export and trans-boundary co-operation. The project covered Poland and Ukraine terrains belonged to the Bug Euroregion. Results: As a result of the project the business exchange had been done. Tarnobrzeg hosted 20 businessmen from Ukraine who attended local fairs. The term of the implementation: 1998-1999 The project value: 13 000 € The project carried out with the Bug Euroregion Endowment and with PHARE assist. The project carried out by Tarnobrzeg Agency for Regional Development.
Banska Bystrica, March 200443 TARNOBRZEG BUSINESS INCUBATOR The project scope: The project started up the business incubator for those who want start their own business activity, for unemployed and for SME. The project covered a wide range of training and consulting for SME. Results: Up till now 30 companies benefited the project, and additional 12 run their business. The term of the implementation: since 1999 The project value: 30 000 € (PHARE endowment 24 000 €) The project carried out by Tarnobrzeg Agency for Regional Development
Banska Bystrica, March 200444 THE CONSULTING STATION FOR SME The Project Scope: Wide range of consulting service associated with SME working under free- market economy condition. The project is benefited by the persons who start their own business and SME. The project covers north-western region of Podkarpackie Voivodship. Results: Up till now 50 companies benefited the project, and 370 unemployed The term of the implementation: since 2001 The project value: 10 300 € (PHARE endowment 8 000 €) The project carried out by Tarnobrzeg Agency for Regional Development with town assist.
Banska Bystrica, March 200445 INFORMATION CAMPAIGN ON EUROPEAN UNION CO- WORKING FUND Project Scope: To put in force the information campaign on European Union and Poland Accession. During the three day action the town organized meetings, contests and other activities promoting UE access. The term of the implementation: May 2003 The project value: 2 000 € (Co-working Fund contribution: 1000 €)
Banska Bystrica, March 200446 2. THE PROJECTS IN THE PREPARING STAGE TO BE IMPLEMENT BETWEEN 2004 - 2006
Banska Bystrica, March 200447 INCREASING THE INVESTMENT ATTRACTIVENESS OF THE TARNOBRZEG AREA TO THE SME SECTOR – PHARE 2003 Project scope: The completion of the sewerage network of total length 10 km, The modernization of the road surface of a 6 km, The modernization of the slip road of total length 2 km, The laying of 9 km pavement, The modernization of a junction. The aim of the project: Create favorable conditions for correct work and growth the SME sector, To ensure the proper sewerage network and increase the road access for the vacant investment terrain, To increase the competitiveness of existing SME. The term of the implementation: 2004-2005 The project value: 3.58 mln € ( PHARE endowment 2.25 mln € )
Banska Bystrica, March 200448 PROVISION OF WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE REMOVAL INFRASTRUCTURE – COHESION FUND The project scope: The construction of sanitary sewerage network of total length 120 km, The construction of rain sewerage network, The development of sewage treatment facility (the new technologies of sewage treatment and after treatment removals), The modernization of existing water-supply network, The computer controlled water- supply The project aims: Protection of soil and water, The rain treatment meeting the rules of the European law, The protection of artificial lake in Machów against contaminated water, The liquidation of illegal drainings, The improvement of fresh water quality. The term of the implementation: 2005-2009 The project value: 11,7 mln € (UE endowment: 8,2 mln €)
Banska Bystrica, March 200449 CRESCENDO - COST EFFECTIVE RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR COMMUNITIES AND ENERGY DEMAND OPTIMISATION THE SIXTH CONCERTO PROGRAMME The project scope: The creation of the cocal energetic willow culture as a basis for energy renewal production, Implementing of producer – consumer energy management. Project aims: CO 2 reduction as a result of biomass burning and reduction of consumers demand, The reduction of energy expenses by the modernization of energy source and distribution system, The growth oh local awareness of balanced growth programmes. The term of implementation: The CRESCENDO Project will be carry on within 60 month beginning from January 2005 The project value: 3 317 400 € (UE endowment 35% - 1 161 000 €).
Banska Bystrica, March 200450 3. Example of the projects applied to Structural Funds by Tarnobrzeg in 2004-2006 – The estimation of the project will be taken by experts in May 2004
Banska Bystrica, March 200451 INFORMATIC AND TELETECHNIC INFRASTRUCTURE MODERNIZATION OF CITY HALL AND ITS SUBORDINATE BRANCHES The project scope: Extension of office computer network and connection with subordinate departments, Implementation and development of e – services for citizens, Teletechnical monitoring by town cameras. The project aims: To improve the procedures of client service in the City Hall, To improve the client service, To implement e – documentary circulation and e-archives, To enhance the safety of the citizens. The term of implementation: 2004 – 2006 The project value: 130 000 €
Banska Bystrica, March 200452 RATIONALIZATION OF TOWN PUBLIC TRANSPORT The project scope: The modernization of all cross-road lights, The construction of another (2) cross-road lights, The construction of 3 traffic circles. The project aims: Improvement of companies situated near the road, Increasing the transport access of vacant investment terrains, Proper using the region potentiality and increasment investment attractiveness, Enhancement of the traffic flow, Abridgement the time of the crossing, The diminution environment pollution, Reduction number of the crashes. The term of implementation: 2005 – 2006 The project value: 460 000 €
Banska Bystrica, March 200453 CREATION THE MUSEUM IN DZIKÓW PALACE HOUSING THE TARNOWSKIS COLLECTION The project scope: Palace halls adaptation for exhibition rooms, Conservation and reconstruction works, Conversion the nearby farming house into a hotel, Revalorization of palace park. The project aims: Enhance town tourist attractiveness, Increase the number of tour visitors, Increase the number of cultural events, Increase the importance the tourist and history for socio-economic development, Create a new accommodation places. The term of implementation: 2004 – 2006 – the first stage The project value: 400 000 €
Banska Bystrica, March 200454 MODERNIZATION AND COMPUTERISATION OF TOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY The project scope: Creation of internet connections to 6 Library branches, Enlargement of Library existing internet network, Multi-media hall building. The project aims: Computerization of library procedures, Internet access to library catalogue, Creation of computer network linking town libraries, Wide range access to internet to the children, wyrównanie szans w procesie kształcenia osób niewidomych i niedowidzących. The term of implementation: 2004 - 2006 The project value: 50 000 €
Banska Bystrica, March 200455 THE PROJECT OF ACTIVATION OF LOCAL LABOUR MARKET The project scope: Activation of local labour market by SME assistement. The project aims: Creating new jobs businessmen assist, Creation of traininig period posts, Organization of social used works. The term of implementation: 2004 – 2006 The project value: 1 200 000 €
Banska Bystrica, March 200456 The planned results of implementation of the projects applied to Structural Funds co- financing in 2004-2006 and in the future 1.Increasing the investment attractiveness of Tarnobrzeg and the region owing to: thriving post-industrial and vacant investment terrain, thriving an open-pit mine and nearby terrains for rest and sport purposes, enlargement of town sewage system and modernization of water delivery system, modernization of town communication including roads, parking places, pavements and bicycle routes, implementation of environmental projects via using the biomass cultivated on the post-mining areas, implementation of building energy management system which revivals the sulphur damaged areas, creation of an congress-exhibition center at Dzikow Palace.
Banska Bystrica, March 200457 2.Improvement of the conditions that help the development of SME as a basis of economic growth and unemployment counterwork: provision of key investment areas, starting the Guarantee Fund, the help for entrepreneurs creating new jobs, the growth of The Tarnobrzeg State Professional College, the development of e-society - enlargement of e and t- technical network of City Hall and its branches.
Banska Bystrica, March 200458 3.Improvement of economic owing to: modernization of educational infrastructure including the construction of sport halls and buildings termomodernization, adaptation of health care buildings for invalid persons, creation the assist programmes for unemployed and persons threatened of social margin, organization of teaching for unemployed who start their own economic activity.
Banska Bystrica, March 200459 One ought to say that Tarnobrzeg is well prepared to absorb structural funds. We have: - the programme of development, - multiannual investment plans, - prepared projects, - supported institution and partners network. We are open for new initiatives and we foresee the chances for our town after accession to European Union.