The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo, expressed today during the session of the municipal plenary his commitment to the firefighters of the Consortium of Fire and Rescue of the Region of Murcia to which the City Council of San Javier belongs and "to which we will continue to belong for many years".
Before the firefighters, who have filled the plenary hall of the City of San Javier at whose doors they have demonstrated this morning in defense of their interests, the mayor of San Javier said that "the City Council of San Javier not only does not doubt its permanence in the Consortium but has offered a municipal land of strategic location in the center of the region to house the fire station of the Mar Menor "
Likewise, Luengo sympathized with the labor demands of firefighters.
"I am with you in what I can contribute to transfer your demands to the regional government."
The mayor of San Javier recalled that the City Council "religiously pays the Consortium the corresponding 470,000 euros per year" and added that "if it is determined that we must increase investment in the Consortium, we are willing to do so."
The mayor rejected the charge of privatization of the emergency service in the municipality.
"The City Council has not privatized anything, they have only merged into a single contract, three others that existed separately for 15 years, improving the emergency service and maritime rescue in the municipality."
José Miguel Luengo also affirmed that if the winning company is carrying out some type of impersonation of functions, as the Consortium firefighters affirm, they denounce it for their study because "there are no guidelines in that regard."
The mayor, José Miguel Luengo reiterated his commitment "as mayor and in the Plenary so that it appears in the minutes" with the firefighters of the Consortium "to which San Javier belongs and will continue to belong without another possibility having been raised in the municipality".
The Plenary discussed several motions, on defense of the Mar Menor and its inhabitants against floods, the memory of the Holocaust on the occasion of January 27 and the parental pin
The Plenary Session of the City Council of San Javier approved a motion today to demand the necessary actions to protect the Mar Menor and the inhabitants of the region against floods in which the Government of the Nation is urged to include in the General State Budget a sufficient departure for the Project of Discharge 0 to the Mar Menor and for the construction of necessary infrastructures to avoid the dramatic consequences of torrential rains in the Mar Menor region.
The motion, presented by the Citizens-C group that was approved with the votes in favor of the Popular, Socialist, Mixed and Vox groups, also urges the Government of Spain to develop a 2020-2050 Anti-Irrigation Plan that has It takes into account the evolution of climate change over the next five decades, in a coordinated manner with the regional government and the river councils.
It also proposes to ask the European authorities to create a network of "Cities and flood areas of Europe" for their protection.
The Plenary passed another motion presented by the VOX group in memory of all the people who suffered persecution in Nazi concentration and extermination camps on the occasion of the "European Holocaust Memorial Day" and the "International Holocaust Memorial and Prevention Day" of Crimes against Humanity "celebrated on January 27.
The motion was approved with the vote in favor of the Popular and Citizen-C's groups and the abstention of the Socialist and Mixed groups.
The Socialist group presented another motion that was not approved by the Plenary in which the regional government was urged to withdraw the instructions of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Education and Culture at the beginning of the course in the educational centers related to the activities programmed in each center
The motion was supported by the Citizens-C's and Mixed group while receiving the vote against the Vox group and the Popular group.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Javier