In the maiden general body meeting of the Belgaum city corporation, it was unanimously decided to install a life-size statue of Bharat Ratna recipient Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in a mini-garden on the premises of the new building of the BCC. Mr. Sait (Belgaum North) and Sambhaji L. Patil, MLA (Belgaum South) announced a contribution of Rs.10 lakh each under the MLA Local Area Development Fund, while the BCC would provide Rs. 1 crore for the project.
The revision in the property tax was deferred at the meeting. The construction of shopping mall with a food court at Kalamandir and MalMaruti Extension was also discussed. New rules for water connection and UDG connections for multi storey buildings was also approved.