The mayor of Cieza, Pascual Lucas, accompanied by a press conference by all the members of the Local Government, has sent a message of "tranquility" to the citizens of the crisis that the Popular Party is suffering and has affirmed that "the union and strength currently enjoyed by the municipal government "guarantees institutional stability.
Lucas referred in his speech to the fact that, in the last week, a series of municipal political actions has been unleashed in the Partido Popular ciezano "of extraordinary gravity, following the resignation of the head of the list Juanma Molina and the mayor Francis Piñera , as well as the departure of Enrique Fernández, Piedad Quijada and Ana Belén Corredor of the popular group, becoming non-attached councilors, the Popular Party of Cieza has lost in these two and a half years 5 of its councilors.
The councilman said that "the government is concerned about the comments and statements that are being made and that far exceed the political debate, entering the terrain of personal disqualification, something that has nothing to do with the real problems and interests of the ciezanas and ciezanos ".
Lucas announced that "we want to reassure all our neighbors, addressing them to tell them that the City Council of Cieza enjoys a situation of strength thanks to the unity of this government, which, despite representing parties of different acronyms, does not think of colors or differences, but is consolidated and united with a single goal: to improve Cieza and the lives of all our neighbors and take the city from the stalemate in which the previous governments of the PP plunged it a long time ago ".
He made a balance, then, of what has been done so far by the current Corporation, stating that "this government team has obtained 5 million euros from the Feder Funds to do important works that will continue transforming our city." This government team, which inherited the Previous Executive of the PP, today in the opposition, a debt, among others, of 6 million euros for the usual ruling of the lands of the V6, this government, I repeat, has managed to stabilize the municipal coffers, fulfilling the average payment period and attending and improving all services ".
The mayor explained that "this government has managed to get all the neighbors to see how the contribution will be reduced on January 1. It has managed to place Cieza on the tourist map of the country with the Flowering project, thereby achieving a great impact economic growth in our municipality, has managed to reduce considerably the number of unemployed, betting heavily on the economic development of the municipality, promoting the industrial estate 'Los Prados', where practically, there is no free land, after the installation of Vidal and other facilities of local entrepreneurs, betting heavily on trade and hospitality, as well as the training and professionalization of our young people ".
Pascual Lucas also indicated that "we have made very important investments for the municipality, the second phase of the ravine of El Realejo is now a reality, the roundabouts of San José Obrero, the V-6, Paseo de Ronda, Corner of the Convent, the arrangement of the Walk and the constant improvement of all our streets and of all our services Education, culture, participation and transparency are hallmarks of our government The book bank program for Primary, the subsidy for university transport and Los Albares, the Cieza Ciudad Educadora project, the recognition of Cieza as a Child Friendly City, the promotion of the children's and youth book fair, the 'Tírate al barrio' program to bring culture closer to all the corners of the municipality, the day of the museums, the craft shows, the first association fair that has allowed us to enjoy the great potential we have in Cieza, and the good
make them. "
In the opinion of the mayor, the Executive "is committed to participation, and this has become clear with the approval of the Regulation of Citizen Participation that has allowed neighbors and associations to participate in municipal life, through plenary sessions, budgets and the different councils A transparent government, the plenary sessions are broadcast live and we have managed to place Cieza in the No. 1 position in the region in international transparency, a sensitive government with the most disadvantaged, increasing the Social Services budget, assuming competences that do not they correspond, before the abandonment of the regional government of the PP, like having to hire personnel so that the children who need the early attention service do not have to wait in a waiting list and putting in motion the disability, woman and elder councils for the struggle for inclusion and equality ".
On the other hand, Lucas said that "we care about sport, and for that reason we have signed, for the first time, economic agreements to support different sports clubs and we have undertaken improvements to our sports facilities, which will culminate in 2018. Agriculture matters, defending at all times the interests of our farmers, better agricultural insurance, better training and asking for water solutions for our fields, always by their side, working together with the Farmer's Office and promoting the Protected Geographical Indication to improve the commercialization of our peach, the environment, with a firm opposition to Fracking, promoting the Proposal of Law in the Table of the Assembly requesting measures that harden this type of practices so harmful ".
The mayor clarified that "these are only some projects that are already reality and that this government has carried out and that will be added to many that will be released in 2018: the third phase of coverage of the ravine of El Realejo, the march of the old courts as a municipal center of attention to the citizen, the laboratory of commerce and hospitality, CICOLA, the project of Lanzadera de Empleo, the Co-working area and a ship of first opportunity to continue promoting employment in our municipality, creation of a child-youth center in the Genres de Punto Cultural Center, the rehabilitation of the Casa de la Encomienda, the remodeling of the Town Hall, the Police Station, the rehabilitation of municipal housing, the remodeling of the Prince of Asturias Park, the modernization of the electronic administration or recover the Liquidating Office for our city. "
The regidor wanted to finish "thanking all the collectives that, every day, make Cieza bigger, as well as all its inhabitants, because among all of us, we add more and that is what we need to achieve our objectives." Add and not divide. This is the commitment and responsibility of a government team that is neither in the division nor in the personal interests, a government that is in what it has to be, working to make Cieza a great place to live " .
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza