- El municipio contará con 166.407 euros para subvencionar las actividades que se han visto más golpeados por la pandemia
The mayoress of Redován, Nely Ruiz, announced this morning the signing of the decree of adhesion of the Consistory redovanense to the aid plan ‘Resist’ of the Generalitat Valenciana, aimed at companies and self-employed in the sectors most affected by the health crisis of Covid-19. Through this plan, financed with 160 million euros jointly by the regional administration, provincial councils and town councils in 62.5%, 22.5% and 15%, respectively, “we can help our business fabric for those sectors that have been hardest hit by this pandemic situation, thanks to the 166,407 euros that we will have,” said the mayoress.
In this way, and as explained by the Councillor for Trade, Maite Martínez, “up to 2,000 euros per self-employed person or micro-enterprises with a maximum of 10 workers in the sectors to which the aid is directed, in addition to 200 euros per person affiliated to the Social Security as of 31 December 2020 in these micro-enterprises and self-employed persons”. The councillor added that “the municipal technicians are already working on the drafting of the rules and requirements for this aid, which will be published soon so that all entrepreneurs and self-employed workers in Redován can apply for them as soon as possible”.
“This is a measure to alleviate as much as possible the situation that small traders and self-employed entrepreneurs have been experiencing since the beginning of the health crisis,” said Nely Ruiz. The mayoress has valued very positively the cooperation of the various administrations, adding that “as a government team we have worked and will work to help as much as we can to shops and businesses in Redován, always with the aim of preventing the deterioration of our business fabric and to protect employment in the municipality”. Thus, he recalled the suspension of the terrace tax for this year 2021 that will be approved in plenary session this week.
Companies and workers in the following sectors will be able to benefit from this aid, based on the decree of the Generalitat: retail trade of food products, beverages and tobacco in stalls and street markets; retail trade of textile products, clothing and footwear in stalls and street markets; retail trade of other products in stalls and street markets; hotels and accommodation; tourist and other accommodation; campsites and caravan parks; other accommodation; restaurants and food stalls; provision of meals prepared for events; other food services; beverage establishments; cinema exhibition activities; travel agency activities; tour operator activities; other reservation services; organisation of conventions and trade fairs; performing arts; activities auxiliary to performing arts; artistic and literary creation; management of theatres; museum activities; management of historical sites and buildings; management of sports facilities; sports club activities; gymnasium activities; other sports activities; amusement park activities and other recreational and amusement activities.
- The amounts subsidised range from 100 to 2,000 euros for around thirty companies, with the help of the Diputación de Alicante
Redovan City Council, through the departments of Finance, Legal Services and Employment, has made effective the payment of emergency aid for SMEs and self-employed to twenty-eight companies, shops and self-employed in the municipality, which in recent months have been affected in their economic activity by the consequences of the health crisis produced by the Covid-19. The total amount of this aid is ?39 127 and has been granted directly thanks to a subsidy from the Diputación de Alicante.
These grants are in addition to the various subsidies received to promote recruitment in the municipality, as indicated by Maite Martinez, head of the area of Employment of the Consistory Reddovanense, “since our purpose as a government team is to help in any way we can to anyone who needs it. Martinez recently announced the hiring of two concierges through the ECOVID program call for people over 30 years who are unemployed as a result of the situation arising from the Covid-19. The mayor of Employment also said that “we will continue to apply for all those grants to which we can adhere,” adding that “we are already working towards next year to continue helping the most vulnerable groups in the municipality.
“The health crisis caused by the Covid-19 has affected all areas of society, making it also our economic engine as a municipality, businesses and traders,” said Adrian Ballester, councillor of Finance. In this way, “one of our priorities as a Town Hall in this situation has also been to protect, preserve and support these pillars of our productive and social fabric”, he added. Likewise, the Councillor for Legal Services, José Nájar, stated that “the objective has always been to minimise the impact as much as possible and to ensure that, once the health alarm is over, economic activity in the town is boosted as soon as possible”.
- The measures include the suspension of extra-curricular activities, the closure of parks and gardens at night and the reinforcement of disinfection
The Mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, has announced this morning the reinforcement of the health measures against Covid-19, in view of the increase in the number of positive cases in the municipality. In this way, and from Saturday 19 September, “we will proceed to carry out several urgent and extraordinary measures such as the closure of municipal parks and green areas, which will not be accessible from 21:00 until the morning of the next day,” explained the first mayor.
Likewise, the cleaning and disinfection of streets and public spaces of great affluence will be intensified, both in the municipality of Redován and in its neighbourhoods, in order to continue the work of preventing contagion of Covid-19. Similarly, and in consensus with the educational centres, Ruiz explained that “it has been decided to temporarily suspend extra-curricular activities, reducing the time of contact between schoolchildren and thus reducing the possibility of contagion”.
In this sense the Mayoress has informed, through the Department of Public Health of Orihuela, of the confinement of a second class of Infant Education in the CEIP Sagrados Corazones of the municipality in the 4 year old classroom, which joins the one confirmed yesterday in the same centre, of five years, after the detection of a positive case among the students. Both classes are under the protocols and measures of action necessary to contain the situation.
The first councillor asked for “patience” from the population and that “security measures be taken to prevent them from having to be even tougher in the face of a new increase in cases”. Ruiz stressed the need to comply with health measures, such as the obligatory use of masks at all times, maintaining a safe distance and correct hand hygiene.
- The purchase of thermometers, masks and fans or the reinforcement of personnel and the disinfection of surfaces are the main measures
The Councilor for Health and Education of the Redován City Council, Marisol Ibáñez, has informed today of the measures to reinforce health security against the coronavirus adopted by the Consistory for the return to school on September 7 in the educational centers of the municipality. Ibáñez has stated that “our main objective is to complement as much as we can the protocols that have been prepared both from the centers and from the Ministry”, since “the safety of our children and young people to avoid infections is the most important thing”.
Thus, through a grant, the City Council will assign a second janitor to support tasks at CEIP Sagrados Corazones throughout the year. In addition, the cleaning service has been reinforced, incorporating four workers in the morning shift to carry out daily surface disinfection tasks. “There have also been two disinfections against the virus in the building’s facilities,” explained the mayor, “and another that will be carried out today, Friday, before the children enter the center.” Another measure that has been carried out, as reported by Ibáñez, has been the acquisition of 15 fans “to facilitate the aeration and ventilation of the classrooms”, in addition to the installation of covers and toilet seats in all toilets of the center with the aim of eliminating the possibilities of contagion among children when Similarly, and with regard to the Pasitos nursery school, the City Council will assume the extra expense that the scenario caused by Covid-19 has meant for the center, “as required by current regulations after the health situation that we are living “, explained the mayor,” always with the aim of guaranteeing that the facilities are in optimal hygienic, sanitary and disinfection conditions. ” The council has also carried out the acquisition of both masks for workers and infrared thermometers to control the temperature of the little ones, as well as waste bins with a lid and material for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces. Likewise, the acquisition of individual school material has been carried out, “to prevent it from being shared among minors and thus reduce the chances of contagion.”making use of them.
The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, has stated that “a return to school with all the guarantees is our total priority, to which we are going to contribute as City Council in whatever way we can, always complying with the regulations stipulated by both the Ministry of Health as by Conselleria ”. The first mayor has reported the meeting at the initiative of the City Council and the Department of Education that, prior to the start of the course, took place this morning between the Covid-19 coordinators of all the centers and those responsible for the medical center “to treat the communication and action protocols to be developed in the event that there may be a suspicious case ”, adding that“ they are also working together with the Redován Local Police, which will be the one who will coordinate the entrances to the centers in a staggered manner ” .