In some cases participatory budgets are limited to the investment chapter of the budget, however when analyzing proposals discarded from the public, a significant number of them are because they belong to other chapters, so it is recommended to allow projects from different chapters:

Chapter II: "Expenditure on current goods and services".

It refers to the maintenance of buildings, green areas, urban furniture, public lighting, cleaning of the city, collection of rubbish, water, electricity, rents. In short, it is the operating costs of the city. Provided that they do not affect existing contracts and that their expenditure is for a specific action or otherwise does not extend beyond two years.

Chapter IV: "Current transfers".

Included are contributions, such as the one made to the Regional Transport Consortium, and subsidies to families, companies and non-profit institutions for them to make current expenses.

Chapter VI: "Investments".

Includes creating and reforming infrastructure. These are works in elderly centres, sports facilities, cultural centres, fire stations, schools, children's schools, parks and gardens, urbanisation works, purchase of furniture, computer equipment, etc.

Chapter VII: "Capital transfers".

These are the contributions and subsidies made by the City Council to entities, families and institutions to make their investments. It includes, for example, transfers to the Municipal Transport Company, to buy buses or to the Municipal Housing and Land Company, to buy land or houses.

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