Alternattiva Demokratika

The Green Party

2013 Local Council Elections

In March 2013, we fielded 3 candidates in 3 local councils. One of which was elected in Sliema.

 

Sliema
Briguglio Michael (Elected)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsaskala
Zammit Reuben 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Santa Venera
Cachia Philip

 

The Alternattiva Demokratika local councillor promises to cooperate and work with residents and local associations to:

1.
Promote cultural events, strengthen local identity and foster a sense of community;

2.
Promote sports, physical activity and a healthy lifestyle;

3.
Defend open spaces and combat overdevelopment;

4.
Upkeep public gardens and insist on modern and safe play equipment for children and teenagers;

5.
Improve accessibility and mobility for persons with disability, elderly citizens, children and parents of very young children;

6.
Improve streets and pavements and insist on good workmanship;

7.
Plant more local species of trees in public spaces to mitigate the effects of traffic;

8.
Provide bicycle racks near major bus stops, town centres, squares and gardens;

9.
Work on a mobility plan for the locality with short -, mid- and long-term targets;

10.
Introduce a low speed limit for residential streets similar to that introduced in villages, towns and cities in Europe, making these roads pedestrian, child and bicycle friendly;

11.
Work towards the target of a public library and town hall in every locality;

12.
Monitor and promote recycling banks and insist on proper management of these sites with a zero-tolerance approach towards people who misuse them and undermine the community’s recycling efforts;

13.
Promote the recycling of different objects such as textiles and clothes;

14.
Promote and convince the council to invest in energy efficient lighting for gardens, streets and council property;

15.
Promote green jobs;

16.
Employ a youth and community worker when possible;

17.
Promote a sense of solidarity and community amongst residents;

18.
Facilitate access to state services for the vulnerable and people at risk of poverty;

19.
Promote good neighbourliness between residents and the commercial community;

20.
Ask for a role for the local council in decisions on trading licenses and operating conditions for commercial establishments in the community.