Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, Minister of construction, Yoav GALANT, the head of the Housing staff in the Ministry of Finance Avigdor Yitzhaki, the head of the Land Department of Adiel Shimron and the mayor of Netivot, IHEAL Zohar signed an «umbrella agreement» providing large-scale housing construction in the city. At the ceremony of signing was attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
In accordance with the agreement, in the Western part of Netivot will be built 13.103 of the housing unit in parallel with the expansion of infrastructure, roads, construction of public and commercial buildings, as well as the overhaul of old areas. The state invests in the development of Netivot 4.7 billion shekels, according to the press service of the Ministry of Finance.
The construction will focus on five new areas: green and Yoram (5.166 housing units), and mA’alot-Nahal, ( 3.288), Neve Sharon «Aleph» ( 2.696), Netivot-Maarav «Beth» (734), Ramot-Meir (1.244), Nativ and Maale (177).
On a plot of 2.700 square dunums will be built industrial zone. The agreement also provides for school construction on 549 classes, kindergartens 126 educational groups, nurseries, 100 groups, children and teen clubs, sports complexes.
As notes a press-service of the Ministry of Finance in the preparation of the agreement, the parties sought to strike a balance between maintaining the current appearance of Netivot and the creation of new modern areas. For the needs of the town is built amphitheater, city market will undergo significant renovation, will be held works on improvement of squares and parks, and much more.
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