It’s a place that may weigh in an already lengthy and sophisticated collection. Réalités, a listed territorial growth group, has determined to provoke proceedings earlier than the executive courtroom of Montreuil after the choice of William Delannoy, UDI mayor of Saint-Ouen.
On November 6, town councilor had failed his reconstruction challenge of the Bauer stadium, nonetheless winner of the Métropole du Grand Paris competition in June, to show to that of Wilmotte, competitor who got here second. Yoann Joubert, the CEO of Réalités, can also be contemplating an motion to assert damages and the estimated shortfall of € 30 million. Contacted this Wednesday, William Delannoy didn’t want to touch upon the process: "I’ve nothing to say … It’s the lawyer (of town) who should present solutions to their appeals throughout hearings! ", He merely instructed us.
Why are you attacking the municipality of Saint-Ouen and its mayor in courtroom?
YOANN JOUBERT. We’re scrupulous in the way in which we work, we’re involved about respecting the foundations. A gracious attraction was despatched to the city corridor in early December adopted by a litigation attraction on December 23, each with out response.
What do you declare?
The outright cancellation of the mayor's unilateral resolution to fail us and respect for the results of the competitors. That’s to say, allow us to work! However I additionally surprise about affect and insider video games: I’ve the sensation of getting been defrauded. Why register for this competitors whether it is to designate a winner and not need to meet him? Ultimately, flip to the challenge that got here second. We’re declared first by everybody, together with the land cost with a suggestion is round 30 M €, the others being 20 and 30% decrease. Now we have complied with all of the circumstances of the invitation to tender.
"Patrice Haddad was 100% in settlement with Réalités"
Did you begin to have doubts when the mayor expressed reservations after your victory?
I fell out of my chair … Within the press, he tells us that the challenge for which he voted (as a member of the jury) was turning into too dense, the stadium too small. We needed to inform us earlier than … At no level would we have now gained. The Wilmotte challenge is simply as massive. We have been able to excellent the challenge, with out distorting it.
You continue to reworked it final summer season…
We peeled every little thing. How ? How? 'Or' What ? We received nearer to the membership and on the finish of the summer season, Patrice Haddad was 100% in settlement with Réalités. We met all the necessities. There have been a number of situations leaving the sector open. We have been even able to put € 2.5 million within the membership's capital. We put every little thing on the desk, with the membership and with town. There was a breakdown in discussions at first of the September faculty yr. The Mayor doesn’t obtain us for 5 months, however he talks with Wilmotte, which is superb.
"Mr Delannoy provides: "I the Purple Star, I don't care. What I would like is the best land worth! »»
Is it unlawful?
(Yoann Joubert is lower off by his lawyer Pierre Gougé, from the Delsol regulation agency). Sure, that is unlawful for the reason that competitors guidelines present the winner with an 18-month growth interval. To carry all of the reservations particularly, then purchase the land. And it’s from this time that we will discover a candidate. Not earlier than… In the present day, no different operator can work on this file.
Throughout the competitors, what have been your relationships with William Delannoy?
In January 2019, throughout a technical listening to, we introduced him with a € 50 million stadium and he instructed us: "Are you able to make a stadium cheaper?" " We reply OK, we current him an alternative choice between 17 and 20 M € by specifying that we are going to pay it from our personal funds. He solutions : "Okay, that's what I would like. And will you’re employed with any Purple Star shareholder? " Not implied with Patrice Haddad.
Had been you shocked?
Slightly, sure, however we nonetheless say OK as a result of for us, the thought has at all times been to position the membership on the middle of the challenge. And Mr. Delannoy provides: "I the Purple Star, I don't care. What I would like is the best land worth! " We went again to work, together with with the membership. As early as January 2019, we had already signed a proposal to amass 10% of the capital for € 1 million.
"We needed to make 30 M € margin on this enterprise and nicely I’ll declare them"
Might you declare reimbursement of the prices incurred by your group?
The mayor exceeded his powers by not asking for the opinion of his majority. What I inform her is: the minimal of the minimal, repay Realities! You flout a contest and assume the load and the worth of your resolution. Our groups have been mobilized for 18 months, that’s to say € 700,000 in exterior expenditure and as a lot internally. And if I put apart the bias by way of photos, there’s within the enterprise world what known as lack of alternative: we needed to make 30 M € margin (exterior stadium) on this enterprise and nicely I’ll declare them. Everyone seems to be dedicated on the finish of their accountability, town like Mr. Delannoy …