The Mayor of Cieza, Pascual Lucas, conducted Thursday balance of their first 55 days of municipal government, a period of work that has been "intense and complex" and that highlighted the work of the government team, whose councilors "are working at full capacity in the various delegations that have been assigned to them. "
Likewise, he stressed that "there has been any effort to provide knowledge of the situation found in each of the departments. I want to thank the collaboration of the former mayors of the Popular Party did not hesitate to assist us whenever we needed to increase awareness on the status of certain issues relating to the municipal government. "
However, he added that "there are very few days in office, and we do not understand very well by the PP intense review is making against this government when, for the little time we have to face, they have not given us the benefit of the doubt. I mean those hundred days of courtesy. We do not understand this criticism so hard from minute one. However, this government team will work with equal intensity throughout this legislature ".
Thus, the councilor said that municipal services "are being provided with absolute normality, although many of them must be improved and become much more efficient. Areas such as Works and Services, Sports, Local Police or specific departments such as Revenue should have a look from the point of view of the much greater efficiency. "
In this regard, he noted that it is necessary to organizational and functional restructuring that responds to the needs of municipal services, "and that is the satisfaction of our neighbors. We also believe that the creation of a new space for citizen is required in order to respond to everything mentioned above. "
As regards Works, he explained that will fulfill the commitment to implement the second phase of paving the Paseo, whose works begin on September 1;
conditioning Ascoy road;
the canalization of rain water Mill Road, repair of rural roads, the settlement of the Rodriguez street de la Fuente, works that "were already raised by the previous government team and correspond to demands of different parties politicians over many years. They are actions that have to do with the general interest, and that this government team proceeds to undertake without delay ".
At about some actions "they were not raised earlier. For example, in infrastructure, the paving of the road Jump Almadenes and social legislation, the implementation of a children's room in the school Pedro Rodriguez added. The municipal government has a commitment to social participation and transparency, and in this sense, have already started work in both areas with the approval of the Regulation for Citizen Participation, the Municipal Environment Council and the transparency portal, which is It is provided with information. "
In addition, employment and training, "the government team has a very firm with both matters of great public interest commitment. In this sense, we have already asked the Autonomous Community of Murcia, through various programs, commissioning up of various training workshops and actions related to the promotion of employment and training ".
Regarding culture and heritage, Lucas made reference to the excavations made in the archaeological site of Bolvax.
He also highlighted that Cieza will become permanent headquarters of the University of Murcia thanks to the agreement signed between the two institutions.
The mayor used his appearance to announce that the director of this university will be based in the town ciezana Piedad Fernandez Toledo.
Nor escaped assessment mayor programming the Fair and Festival of San Bartolome, in his opinion, "is the embryo of what we want to accomplish in the coming years in order to enhance our big week. The schedule He has made very quickly and has been a great effort to the government team, given the very special circumstances of this year, but has done a great job to meet the tastes of the most ciezanos " .
"This government has noted that the municipality is in a situation of budgetary instability"
As for the economic situation of the City, "is a situation arises obviously not created by the government team, but responsibly we will attend. So, this government has found that the municipality is in a situation of budgetary instability. This is due to the execution of the judgment of the grounds of 'Migaseca' return to the state fund of 532,000 euros and the liquidation of the consortium of the heated pool. "
Lucas remembered all this the judgment related to the change in the land rezoned from rustic to developable, planning agreements by forcing the council to return a portion of sums unduly adds.
In addition, those same receipts "can not be rotated next year as property tax but as rustic. That will cause a slowdown in revenue and generates therefore a budgetary instability."
In his words, "this means that in two years we have to do a reorganization plan to rebalance this instability. The Ministry of Finance indicates increase municipal revenues, if possible, or reduce costs. In this regard, the council is concerned because there are a number of improper expenses are provided and we are not consistories, as are all costs relating to the Community to be undertaken: kindergartens, music conservatory or social welfare. "
Finally, the mayor of Cieza added that instability in that budget "would also have to add the costs of the extension of Riverside Drive. We will face the challenges as I said with responsibility and we will answer them for the municipality continues to advance and be the future you deserve, whether troubled times. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza