Is he going to do it for his house? (Photo: Yehats)
After five years in the position, the chairman of the Tel Aviv and Central Yehuda District Contractors and Builders Association announced that he has decided to retire from his position.
According to the organization's bylaws and with the approval of the organization's management, his temporary replacement until the next elections to be held in another year, in 2024, will be Avi Zithoni, CEO To company A.
Zithoni, who has served for the past two years as acting chairman of the organization.
The reporter announced that he is retiring to make his home and focus on his private business, but is not retiring completely from public life and will continue in his role as vice president of the Boni Haaretz Contractors Association and chairman of the Economy and Taxation Section of the Boni Haaretz Contractors Association and his other duties.
"Five intense years"
Yehuda Katev was first unanimously elected chairman of the organization in 2018 and then elected a second time in 2021, for another term.
During his tenure, he led the organization to impressive achievements for the benefit of contractors, including softening the Tel Aviv Municipality's parking standard policy, stopping the policy of allocating public spaces in projects of Urban renewal in Tel Aviv, joint promotion with the Urban Renewal Authority of a replacement policy for tenants, dealing with the bureaucracy with the Registrar of Contractors, opening a direct channel with the electric company and the water corporations to speed up the issuance of building permits and more.
"After five intense years as the chairman of the largest and strongest contractors and builders organization in Israel, five years in which I had the privilege of working night and day to promote the organization, the industry, the entrepreneurs and contractors, and of course the development and settlement of the country, I decided to take a break from the position and direct most of my time and energy For my private business and for working for the industry at the national level.
I leave the keys in the hands of excellent professionals who will continue the development of the industry on the best side.
I am hopeful that we will be able to promote the construction and infrastructure industry in Israel despite the many difficulties we are experiencing on almost all levels."