| According to municipal technical reports, the emergency expenses amounted to 3,200,000 euros | Almost a year after the anniversary of the most serious floods that Los Alcázares has suffered in its history, the City Council has received money from the expenses it undertook to overcome the emergency in the town.
After a report prepared by municipal technicians in which it indicated the work carried out on the occasion of the DANA in September 2019 and the expense that it entailed, the Government of Spain entered the municipal coffers last Friday more than 2,800,000 euros.
Thanks to the speed of the Intervention department, today an extrajudicial recognition will be approved in the extraordinary session of the Municipal Plenary to begin to pay the invoices to all the companies that gave their services to recover Los Alcázares from that difficult moment. Among the works carried out in the days after the catastrophe, are the removal of sludge and equipment, urban pest control, vehicle collection, machinery contracting, security and maintenance of public buildings, replacement of signage and work on public roads.
. The Councilor for the Treasury, José Carlos Castejón, has said in this regard that "I greatly appreciate the work done by the different companies that accompanied us in the worst moments and have been patient for twelve months to be able to charge their services, thus highlighting that the money does not it has lasted not a week in the municipal coffers, since in the plenary session that is held online today because of the covid-19, an acknowledgment will be approved to comply with all suppliers ". For his part, Mayor Mario Cervera has conveyed to the Los Alcázares City Council officials his "most sincere gratitude for the great work carried out in preparing the necessary files to justify the expenses indicated in the file processed to the central government", as well as well as the Government Delegation, and its representatives, Francisco Jiménez during the emergency, and the current Delegate Pepe Vélez.
"Both have demonstrated throughout this year their commitment and closeness to Los Alcázares," said Cervera. The government team together with these companies managed to get the town back to normal in record time, with "the help of course also from the hundreds of volunteers who came to remove mud and water from the streets and homes of the town and never we will forget, "says the councilor.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Los Alcázares