In compliance with local-government regulatory legislation and the Barcelona Charter, the Barcelona Institute of Parks and Gardens is set up as a Barcelona City Council local public business institution in order to provide services and other activities, with the basic objectives of conserving and improving all Barcelona City Council's parks and gardens, woodland areas and trees and garden installations in streets and squares, as well as creating new green areas with plants of all kinds.
The Institute, which was approved by the Municipal Full Council during the ordinary session held on 28 June 2002, and modified on 14 October 2005, is part of the Deputy Manager's Office for Ecology and Urban Services.
The Institute administers and promotes the city's green areas and the environment. This means it is responsible for remodelling, constructing, conserving and maintaining Barcelona's urban parks and gardens, the city's trees, benches and play areas.
It is also tasked with giving advice and training on gardening skills and organising production, by means of the repair and maintenance workshops given by its teams, as well as producing reports and carrying out quality control checks on all urban projects involving green areas and trees.
- Definitive minutes of the Full Extraordinary Committee Meeting's ratification and CGT document (in Catalan) (04-03-2013)
- Agreement for 2011-2015. Definitive minutes and signed agreements (in Catalan) (04-03-2013)
- Definitive settlement agreement (in Catalan) (25-02-2013)
- Definitive agreement on managing decrees (in Catalan) (25-02-2013)
- Current salary tables
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