Michael Kašpar has been the Deputy Mayor of the town of Kolín since 2014. Originally a grammar school teacher, he still teaches a few lessons. His main responsibilities are in the field of National and EU grants, the Smart City concept, education, culture, sport and environment. He has succeeded in obtaining grants in the amount of about CZK 250 million – investment in National Heritage Sites, a traffic terminal, school buildings, etc. He was instrumental in developing the concept of the Smart City of Kolín (Smart Keycard, Smart Parking System, Smart Waste Containers, etc.) and Kolín won the Smartest Town Hall Award in the Czech Republic 2017 and the IDC IoT Awards 2017. In his free time, he enjoys sport (running, tennis, cycling), culture, travelling, technology.

Last edited in March, 2018.

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