Deputy Mayor Juarez Stein: Between bureaucracy and progress in Dois Irmaos
By Giordana Benkenstein Vallejos
The Deputy Mayor of Dois Irmãos, Juarez Stein, is married, has two kids, and was born on January 22, 1957 in the inside of Montenegro. His household moved to Dois Irmaos in 1964, when he was simply seven years previous. Juárez began working in the Henrique footwear business on the age of 13, then he labored at Calcados Maid, and later he and a buddy opened the Centrop Footwear Company, which existed for 18 years and died at a time when Asians have been dominating the footwear business. ..
He entered public life as a councilor in 1983, then ran and was re-elected as a councilor with the best variety of votes, finishing ten years in the legislature. Subsequently, he was vice mayor with Renato Dexheimer and candidate for mayor from 1997 to 2004.
After some time, he returned to politics, in the administration of Mayor Tania da Silva, in the Secretariat of Administration and the Secretariat of Finance, for eight years. Eventually, he ran and continues to run for Vice Mayor with present Mayor Jerry Meneghetti. A complete of thirty one lives have been devoted to the general public sector.
How does it really feel to return to City Hall because the Deputy Mayor?
It was very peaceable. I’ve a fantastic understanding with everybody. The mayor instructed the secretariat, I can transit in all areas even when I’m a deputy. Currently, I occupy a spot in the inspection space of the City Hall, to have the ability to observe intently what is occurring in the service. I additionally take part in Secretariat conferences. With the expansion of the town, the mayor shouldn’t be in a position to be in every single place and I assist Jerry with illustration, occasions and different essential actions.
What have been the primary adjustments in coverage?
Many politicians discover it unusual that we dwell in a time of political radicalization, of nice polarization. In addition, bureaucratic processes don’t make issues circulate so shortly, as a result of all the things must be inside the authorized framework and widespread sense is excluded. I believe in this manner we’re making a tougher world for ourselves. The epidemic additionally precipitated large losses. But I do know society will all the time face such troublesome instances. Despite the large influence, we’re getting over it.
How do you see the town’s previous and current?
Footwear modified all the things. We have been a colony until the 70s. After that point the state of affairs began to enhance. We have all the time had nice potential for footwear and with authorities funding devoted to the event of the business, we have been in a position to broaden footwear at Dois Irmãos and make our first export in 1971.
To get an thought of the ratio, in the 70s, a manufacturing facility had about 600 staff and in 82, it had greater than 2,500 staff. With the supply of footwear jobs, new residents arrived and subdivisions started to be constructed. This state of affairs repeats itself with municipal growth and a brand new interval of financial positivity. However, this development calls for elevated funding and infrastructure from the federal government to fulfill the inhabitants development.
Today, the federal government has up-to-date accounts and will perform quite a few initiatives with sources reserved for work. Even with the pandemic, which has delayed some progress and taken a toll on the inhabitants, we now have a rising financial system. A symptom of that is the necessity for manpower and the brand new ventures that emerge. Footwear can also be doing effectively, however the enterprise has suffered some losses.
Important works that may happen are: the brand new bridge challenge, the União neighborhood college and the paving of a number of roads Investments are additionally being made in tourism, factories and know-how. The metropolis is experiencing second with an inflow of latest residents coming in search of job alternatives and high quality of life.
Interestingly, even with new residents, the tradition stays the identical. Festivals equivalent to Carb de São Miguel and Natal dos Anjos are a technique to promote tourism and, on the identical time, reaffirm the gorgeous cultural identification of Dois Irmaos. Although footwear is a robust level of the financial system, we wish to additional diversify the financial matrix of the municipality with our actions.
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