Budila commune, 18 km distant from Braşov, is an ancient settlement, dating back to the XIII century. The most ancient document attesting its name dates back to 1211. The location between hills and planes fostered occupations as the agriculture and the husbandry.
The commune is an average locality, populated by Romanians, Magyars and Gypsies. The local council and the town hall established several projects in order to allow the commune to access funds from the European Union through SAPARD, RICOP ansd PHARE Programs.
Trough the SAPARD program the commune unfolded the two-phases project for the water-supply network: ?The rehabilitation of the water-supply system started in 1997; seven springs were underpinned in Blidaru area, in a drainage basin, with a capacity of 300 mc. The second phase continues through the SAPARD program by installing 12 km of water-pipe and 22 drinking fountains. The project?s value amounts to 9,5 billions ancient Romanian lei, an irredeemable amount? Constantin Galborcea, the mayor of Budila stated
Projects for the gypsies
Mayor Galborcea gathered around him a team that established various projects through the RICOP program; the money were used to rehabilitate the community centre, the buying of a heat plant for the local school and the construction of the lightning network, extended to the gypsies? neighbourhood. The town hall will unfold soon a roads reconditioning eligible project through PHARE funds. Other funds granted by the World Bank allowed the renewal of the local dispensary, containing an accommodation for the doctor.
Ecologic Wastes Ground
Another project which involved the commune concerns an ecologic wastes ground project, to be initiated within a year and a half, in collaboration with the communes Tărlungeni, Vama Buzăului, Prejmer and Teliu. The commune also accessed projects for the sewerage network, the building of social habitations for gypsies and an accommodation centre for the gypsy children of the area
The ?Lady-bird? Centre
The ?Lady-bird? Centre was established by the Direction for the Child?s Rights Protection Braşov. Fifteen cute little gypsies are accommodated at present into the 25 places centre, fitted with state-of-the-art endowments. Several educators and keepers take care of the children, who enjoy every day a pleasant time in a natural park.
Ready for Europe
Mayor Galborcea invites the investors in Budila, an area at the foot of the mountains Ciucaş and Buzăului, with favourable conditions to develop the rural and environmental tourism. ?There are business opportunities, labour force, land and wood working facilities. Our public administration is prepared to join the European Union and we are proud to possess en ecologic area? mayor Galborcea induced.