It's not just soaring energy prices that give mayors nightmares: normative inflation is also a real ordeal for many of them!
To the point that some elected officials do not hesitate to evoke a form of
of which they would be the victims… The figures seem, alas, to prove them right.
The standards which are imposed on mayors are 400,000 in number.
And these govern the daily life of the municipalities down to the smallest detail and at all levels, whether it involves controlling the diversity of menus served to children in schools, imposing organic products on community meals or controlling portion sizes of food served;
to regulate the way of heating the municipal swimming pools, the thickness of the ice of the skating rinks, the insulation of the public buildings, to improve the accessibility of the latter, their safety, their ventilation…
At the expense of the municipalities
No wonder the General Code of Local Authorities (CGCT) has tripled in volume...
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