After its favorable opinion by the special commission of accounts in the month of October, and the subsequent publication in the BORM, and not having taken place any allegation was held Extraordinary Plenary in which with the favorable votes of the government team and abstention of the opposition, the general account of 2.016 was approved that ratified the advanced data in March of 2017 with the liquidation of the budget and that threw a closing with a budgetary stability of 4.359.619'67 euros.
For the Councilor of Finance, Antonio Martínez-Real, the year of 2016 has been an important turning point, since the year began in a situation of budgetary instability motivated by the V6 Sentence that condemned us to the payment of 5 million euros , which obliged us to develop an Economic Financial Plan, during that year services were provided and improved, increasing social spending, creating a book bank or new scholarships for transportation and aid for sports clubs.
Likewise, the authorizations were managed and the works were budgeted and contracted to carry out the work of the Rambla del Realejo.
Different investments were also executed, such as the Almadenes road, the Olmico road, several rural roads, the Ascoy Industry Avenue and the Molino road collector or the Pedro Rodriguez school sidewalk, among other issues.
For the Councilor of Finance is noteworthy that despite the situation at the beginning of the year 2.016, neither taxes nor fees were raised, and it was possible to recover budget stability by closing with approximately 4.3 million euros.
Thanks to this surplus, numerous investments have been made in the year 2,017, along with others that will begin shortly, as an example pointed out by the mayor the performances in Esquina del Convento, Calle Calvario, Paseo de Ronda or Gran Vía, elimination of architectural barriers, different rural roads including improvement in the signaling of the railway line in the Macetua area, renewal of traffic lights, with this surplus the municipal part of the POS works has been financed, in Cuesta de la Villa, Calle Fernándo III el Santo , Calle Unamuno or Vereda Morcillo, the weight room was financed on the athletics track and others that will shortly start as a remodeling of the Sports Center, Police Commissioner rehabilitation or performances in Barrio Jover.
In addition, this surplus was also used to allocate approximately 700,000 euros to current expenditure to pay invoices from previous years and the rest to amortize debt, lowering it considerably.
For all this, Martínez-Real ends, it is evident that the great work of this government is reflected, which in a very difficult year like 2,016 has managed to turn the situation around and starting from a situation of instability has been finalized with stability , reducing debt, generating credits for investments that are coming to light, and all without increasing the tax burden for citizens.