Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération

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The Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération is the Communauté d'agglomération, a type of local government structure, covering the metropolitan area of the city of Mulhouse in the department of Haut-Rhin and the region of Grand Est, northeastern France.[1] Its population was 277,999 in 2014, of which 112,812 in Mulhouse proper.[2] The current president of the agglomeration community is Jean-Marie Bockel.[3]

Composition[edit]

The Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération covers 39 communes:[2][4]

Responsibilities[edit]

On behalf of its 39 communes, the agglomeration exercises responsibility for:[5]

  • Spatial planning
  • District heating
  • Social cohesion
  • Culture and tourism
  • Sustainable Development
  • Economic Development
  • Higher education
  • Employment
  • Sports facilities
  • Housing
  • Senior citizen's services
  • Children's services
  • Public safety and citizenship
  • Street cleaning, garbage collection and waste disposal
  • Transportation and travel

Some of these responsibilities are subcontracted to the private sector. For example, the provision of the agglomeration's bus and tram network is subcontracted to Soléa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération". Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération. Retrieved 2011-04-07.
  2. ^ a b BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28.
  3. ^ http://www.mulhouse-alsace.fr/medias/accueil/infos%20agglo/Trombinoscope_Elus-m2a-2011.pdf[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ INSEE
  5. ^ "Compétences". Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération. Retrieved 2011-04-07.

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Coordinates: 47°45′N 7°20′E / 47.75°N 7.34°E / 47.75; 7.34