And 10! Sainte-Livrade is in fact Lot-et-Garonne’s tenth municipality to take advantage of the French service space. If he were to be the first, Mayor Piere-Jean Pudal did not hide his joy, yesterday during his inauguration, to see the regrouping of administrative services in one place, the Office of Media Youth (BIJ), René Bouchon Street in the heart of the city.
The France Service, which was tested by Albret before being rolled out across the division, has already proven its worth. Depending on the day, residents can find interlocutors and assistance for La Poste, Pôle Emploi, National Fund for Family Allowances, National Health Insurance Fund, National Old Age Insurance Fund, Agirc Arrco, Mutual Social Agriculture, Ministries of Interior and Justice and the General Directorate of Public Finance. He promised to bring state services closer to regions, especially in rural areas and priority areas of city policy. “We have to break this image of government services away from the population,” confirmed Villeneuve’s deputy governor Arnaud Borda, who was doing so on his first outing in the city on the banks of the Lot. “France Services, they cater to those in administrative difficulties.” Despite opening yesterday at the end of the day, Livradais’ space has been in service for a few weeks now. Evidence of the need for such a tool In Sainte-Livrade, about thirty people have already come to fish for information only for taxation. “Close and listen, users reassure,” the Deputy Governor provided. The building has been reorganized to allow a “personal” welcome for everyone, while keeping the youth media office active. An launch where representatives of several Lot-et-Garonnaises departments made the trip, delighted to see the project materialize very quickly.