Spd wants to set a new course

SPD wants to set a new course

At the annual meeting of the spd local association of thonberg at the schuberth inn, the focus was on the reports of the office bearers, the honoring of erika schramm and the delegate elections.

In his annual report, chairman herbert michalek discussed the local tasks and the meetings at the district and subdistrict level. The three local spd associations took part in the anniversary parade of the thonberg fire department. According to michalek, the loss of votes in the state elections, in which the spd fell to a historic low, was terrible. The view is however directed forward, because already in may the european elections take place and in march 2020 are the local elections.

Michalek emphasized that suitable and, above all, younger candidates are urgently needed for the municipal council. Next ash wednesday, 6. March, starting at 7 p.M., will be held at the "frankenwald" inn a joint political event was held in weibenbrunn. The chairman and his deputy karl-heinz muller were elected as delegates.

Treasurer alfons sunkel gave the financial report. The auditors ralf bauernsachs and roland sunkel certified that the mayor’s bookkeeping and cash management were correct and orderly. Erika schramm was honored for 25 years of membership. She was also praised for her many years of service as a local councillor.

Mayor egon herrmann began by talking about the coming years. The upcoming european elections and the local elections are important for the party as a whole. He himself does not want to run for the office of mayor again; the decision on his successor will be made on ash wednesday.

The mayor mentioned the realization of numerous projects during his term of office. Around 20 million euros in investments were moved and implemented in the process. As herrmann made clear, the new residential development area in weibenbrunn with 16 plots is still to be developed, among other things. Furthermore, the district road kc 5 is to be extended as part of the village renewal of hummendorf. A total of 1.6 million euros has been earmarked in the investment budget.

Further construction projects and infrastructure measures will be presented on ash wednesday. For this reason, the mayor would be pleased to welcome a large number of visitors.

District chairman ralf pohl praised the good spd work at the municipal level. The last state election was a catastrophe for the party that still has deep repercussions. Now the entire party has understood what is important for the future. The basic pension and hartz iv are issues that show the new direction of the party. Unemployment benefit 1 is now also in the spotlight.