Balbigny. Announced resignation of all members of the festival committee

This decision follows several facts considered discouraging for volunteers. First of all with the loss of their premises at the beginning of the year which allowed the team to make the parade floats and in which their equipment was stored. The new Le Mille Club premises, made available by the town hall, cannot accommodate and allow the making of the corso for the patronal feast. In addition, the latter required several hours of cleaning, because it was very dirty and in a deplorable state when the keys were handed over.

A reduced subsidy

Then, the allocation of subsidies by the municipality is based on a rating system with criteria in line with the activities of each association. The festival committee having obtained a “bad grade” sees its subsidy reduced by 60%, which is enormous for its…

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