Redován announces a series of social and economic measures to face the effects of COVID19 in the municipality

  • City Council will allocate a first package of 50,000 euros in social aid, in addition to dedicating 9,000 euros in aid for the payment of IBI for families without resources or who have been affected by the health crisis
  • The processing of the Budgets for 2020 has also been paralyzed to reorient the budget lines and mitigate the effects of the coronavirus through a plan to promote the local economy.

The Mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, accompanied by the councilors of the municipal government team, has appeared online today to inform citizens of the measures being carried out by the Redován municipal government.

The mayor has reported on the measures being taken by the Redován City Council on the occasion of the health crisis caused by COVID-19, such as “the closure and sealing of municipal facilities or the increase in security and surveillance of the Local Police, as well as carrying out disinfection and thorough cleaning of streets and municipal facilities,” she said.

Ruiz has also announced the suspension of the approval of the municipal budgets for the year 2020, the draft of which was already finalized, “with the aim of reorienting the budget items included in it to address emergency situations caused by this crisis,” has indicated.

For this reason, a first package of 50,000 euros in social aid is going to be allocated, managed by the Social Services of the La Vega Community, of which 30,000 euros have been contributed by the Alicante Provincial Government. Likewise, 9,000 euros in aid will be allocated to defray the IBI (Real Estate Tax) to families without resources or who have been affected by the health crisis situation.

On the other hand, and with regard to the rate of terraces of cafeterias and bars, the mayor has declared that “the pertinent returns will be made to the owners of these establishments, since the taxable event that has allowed their utilization, “Ruiz explained. In the same way, the weekly market rates and those corresponding to sports activities carried out by the Redován City Council, motivated by the temporary closure of its activity, will not be charged during the period of alarm.

The 2020 budgets will also include a Plan to promote the local economy, aimed above all at the shops, bars and cafes in the municipality that have had to close down during this crisis, to help them reactivate their economic activity.

The mayor has also indicated that, once the set of grants from the different Public Administrations are known, from the City Council “we will study and specify the necessary requirements to apply for them, and thus be able to help the maximum number of people from Redován “.

The mayor has finished her speech by conveying a message of calm and thanks to the population of Redován, for their exemplary behavior in the face of the confinement measures decreed by the Government of Spain. She also wanted to thank the work of the health workers who are caring for sick people, the Local Police and State Security Forces and Bodies, the Armed Forces, the municipality’s pharmacies and the shops that are open to guarantee the supply of basic products, as well as the municipal brigade.

“Ultimately, we want to thank all the people who are helping to make this situation more bearable, and putting their lives at the service of citizens,” said Ruiz, also thanking the great capacity for awareness and collaboration of the Redovans, encouraging to continue the work of confinement until now until the end of the State of Alarm. “The most important thing is to be prepared to be able to help the neighbors who need it,” she said. “We are in a difficult time. It is important to act calmly and serenely, be well informed and do what the professionals recommend us,” she concluded.

Redován begins a month of March full of activities in commemoration of International Women’s Day

  • Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco has been elected Woman Worker of Redován 2020 and will be named in the institutional act held on March 7th
  • More than a dozen activities aimed at claiming the figure of women in the municipality and the promotion of equality between men and women

The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, together with the Councilor for Social Welfare, Women and Equality, Marisol Ibáñez, have carried out this morning the presentation of activities organized by this area to commemorate March 8, International Women’s Day. “We have prepared a month full of activities aimed at promoting the union of women in the municipality, but which are also aimed at raising awareness among all Redovans towards the achievement of equality, much needed in society,” said the councilor.

These workshops, meetings, theatrical performances, trips and activities will be carried out in collaboration with the Provincial Council of Alicante, the Social Services and the Equality Agency of the Commonwealth of La Vega, as well as the Women’s Association of Redován and the Provincial Rural Association of Women and Disabled Women (ARACELIA).

The mayor has invited the entire population, and especially the women of Redován, to participate in these programmed activities so that, as she has said, “they can know each other and themselves, empower and claim the figure of women as a collective.”

A March full of activities

The program of activities will begin on Tuesday, February 25 with the workshop in school hours ‘Educating in values’ for the students of CEIP Sagrados Corazones de Redován. In the same way, “the Judo Club of Redován, to whom we appreciate their involvement,” explained the councilor, “will be in charge of giving a workshop for women’s self-defense, which will begin on Tuesday, day 3 in the social center of the 3rd age and will be developed throughout the month of March ”.

On Thursday 5, also in the social center, the Sorority workshop ‘Between women’ will take place from 8:00 pm, while on Friday 6 the ‘Women’s dinner’ will take place in the Thámesis rooms, with a price stipulated of 25 euros. “Those interested can sign up by contacting the Women’s Association of Redován or the Aracelia association,” said Ibáñez.

The most emotional moment will take place in the institutional act in recognition of the Working Woman of Redován, who this year has fallen to the person of Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco. The mayor stressed that “it is an appointment that highlights the dedication and work that women of Redován do every day in all areas of life, and to which from this City Council we want to give all the importance it deserves ” The appointment of Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco will be made official by the first mayor on Saturday, March 7 from 6:00 p.m. in the Plenary Hall of the City Council.

On Tuesday, the 10th, at 10:00 a.m., the CEIP Sagrados Corazones schoolchildren will be able to enjoy the play for Equality ‘I go with me’, while on Thursday the 12th there will be a laughter therapy workshop in the social center of the 3rd age, starting at 8:00 p.m. Also, on Saturday, March 14, “a trip to spend the day in the city of Murcia will take place, leaving from the Plaza de la Paz in Redován at 10:00 am, and to which any woman interested in the City Hall itself ”, explained Ibáñez. You can also request information for this excursion on the phones 652 100 615 and 644 229 937.

The women of Redován may also attend a women’s empowerment workshop on Monday, September 16, at the Social Services headquarters of the municipality, starting at 6:30 p.m. On Wednesday 18 there will be occasion to enjoy a session of Latin salsa and bachata dances in the social center of the 3rd age at 20:00 hours, where at the same time and the same place, but on Thursday, March 26, you will have place a workshop on female sexuality by Adisex, the service of attention to diversity and sexuality of the Commonwealth of La Vega.

A trip to Valencia scheduled for Sunday 29 coordinated by the Women’s Association of Redován, with scheduled departure from Miguel Hernández square at 7:00 am heading to the capital of Turia, and the activity ‘Human libraries’ on Monday, the 30th , addressed to IES student Jaime de Sant Àngel during school hours, will put an end to this full month full of commemorative activities.

Redován also holds several workshops throughout the year, such as ‘Dona Salud’, coordinated by the Aracelia association. In this way, the practice of sports such as Zumba (Monday and Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.) and Pilates (Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.) is also encouraged, also in the San Carlos neighborhood on Mondays and Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.)

Redován informs its neighbors of the procedure for the regularization of homes in its municipal district

  • The City Council calls a meeting to give an account of the actions carried out to adapt to the legislation the constructions out of management

The City Council of Redován held an informative meeting in the Ricardo Ruiz Poveda social center yesterday afternoon, which aimed to make known to the neighbors the actions and procedures initiated by the town hall for the regularization of homes in the pending municipality of adaptation to the reform of the urban planning regulations of the Valencian Community.

The meeting, attended by more than 60 people, was attended by the mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, and the councilors of the government team. Thus, the mayor of Urban Planning, José Nájar, told the neighbors of the state of processing in which this process of regularization developed by the City Council is found according to Law 1/2019 that reforms Law 5/2014 of Ordination of Territory, Urban Planning and Landscape and with the collaboration of homeowners.

In this way, the councilor informed the attendees that the first phase of this procedure, which encompasses all homes within a Special Impact Reduction Plan and that includes “the preparation of a descriptive report of the current situation of the municipality , with the location of the constructions and a landscape integration study ”, it is almost finished.

This report has been carried out with the support of the Municipal Technical Office and two external offices specialized in the field. Once concluded, this report “may be consulted by the residents of Redován on the bulletin board of the municipal electronic site and on the City Council website, before its approval by the Plenary,” explained Nájar. Subsequently, this special plan will be submitted to the Autonomic Department of Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility for approval.

Likewise, Nely Ruiz said that “it is very important for me as mayor and for this government team to keep our neighbors informed of all the actions carried out by their City Council, in addition to facilitating the completion of procedures to the extent possible ”, especially“ on an issue as important as this, which affects more than 400 families in the municipality, ”she concluded.

Redován awards the drawing prizes “Las abarcas desertas” of the Sagrados Corazones public school

  • The event, which celebrates its tenth edition this year, has had the participation of 79 children from the center, who attend 3rd grade

Last Friday afternoon, at the Ricardo Ruiz Poveda cultural center in Redován, the awards ceremony for the tenth edition of the drawing contest “Las abarcas desiertas” was held, organized by the Miguel Hernández Chair of the UMH university, the councilors of Culture and Education of the Redován City Council, the Miguel Hernández Cultural Foundation and the Sagrados Corazones school in the municipality.

In this way, the four elementary school students who won the prize, consisting of a batch of school products, have been José Miguel Gómez Sigüenza (class A); Alejandro Rives Guirao (class B); Diana Cortegano Pérez (class C), and Verónica Peral Bascuñana (class D).

The winning works were selected last December by the jury composed of José Luis Ferris, director of the Miguel Hernández Chair; Marisol Ibáñez, Councilor for Education; Clara Ezcurra, Councilor for Culture; Aitor Larrabide, director of the Miguel Hernández Cultural Foundation, and Mª Amparo Puertas, director of the center.

Both councilors conveyed their congratulations to the finalist students, “and especially to the four winners of this contest,” said Ezcurra, Councilor for Culture, “which brings the figure of the poet Miguel Hernández to our schoolchildren.” For his part, Marisol Ibáñez, mayor of Education, highlighted the high quality of the 79 works presented, “which have shown great talent this year and have made the choice of finalist drawings very difficult.”

The City Council of Redován meets with the Ministry of Health to advance the construction of the municipality’s health center

The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, has come this morning to Valencia, to the Ministry of Health, to hold a meeting with Carmelina Pla, general director of Economic Regime and Infrastructure. This meeting has been aimed at advancing the procedures of urban adaptation of the plot that will house the new medical center of the municipality, and that will be located in the Plaza of the Valencian Community of Redován.

The mayor has been accompanied by the Councilor for Health, Marisol Ibáñez, the Councilor for Urban Planning, José Nájar, and the Councilor for Finance and first Deputy Mayor of the municipality, Adrián Ballester.

Nely Ruiz has expressed his “good feelings” after the meeting, and has stated that the Ministry “has been very predisposed to continue the construction of this medical center” and thanked “the support shown to make this need a reality in the municipality that will allow quality health care for the neighbors of Redován ”.