The current mayor of the Marcelo Crivela has an objective of creating 20,000 chances in the daycare centers and the other 40,000 in the pre-school by 2020. This is meant to be achieved by the help of Public Private Partnership (PPP) that will provide services like construction and maintenance. According to Felipe Montoro Jens, who has a special knowledge in the infrastructure, says that the PPP is still carrying out feasibility studies.
The idea of PPP is similar to the first one that was conducted to schools in Brazil. Felipe Montoro Jens notes that the program is not new, especially to those who associated with Marcelo Crivella’s government.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has been hired for R$2.3 million and will provide the consulting services for the whole project. According to Mr. Jens, he says that IFC is a major non-governmental segment development organization in the upcoming countries. The institution employs financial resources, proficiency and their experience in administering high-quality services to their clients. Additionally, the IFC will also provide the consultancy services in determining the feasibility of the public lighting PPP in the City. Mr. Jens says that the contract is worth R$ 2.1 million.
PPP was established by law 11, 079 that dates back to December 30th, 2004. It provides the general guidelines for both bidding and contracting of the PPPs. The partnership of this private sector with the government is a great opportunity for the government to cater for the shortages of the resources in the provision of its services to the public.
According to the Felipe Montoro Jens explanation, the model deals with the contracting and based on the contract of the administrative concession as well as the private companies that are accountable for the for the construction and operation of the public belongings and services.