The Plenary gives the green light to the battery of proposals of the municipal group, which include exemptions from fees and reduction of local taxes to the business fabric to promote economic recoveryThe municipal group of Citizens has seen approved the measures it proposed to alleviate the socioeconomic crisis of the coronavirus.
Among them, the local spokeswoman, Isabel Cava, highlighted "aid to pay the rent and other expenses of the businesses and commercial premises, which will have a lost fund for social contingencies that will directly benefit at least half a thousand self-employed workers and SMEs of the town ”.
The proposals of Citizens have been added to a joint motion of Citizens, PP, PSOE and IU, which was approved in plenary despite the abstention of Vox.
The orange formation has also seen how its proposal to hold weekly telematic spokesperson meetings to coordinate actions in the face of the crisis has gone ahead.Thanks to Ciudadanos, exemptions have also been approved to the rate for vendors of the weekly market and food market during the time they remain closed.
In the tax chapter, there will be a discount on the rates of garbage collection and occupation of the public thoroughfare of hospitality establishments.
"We have also achieved a moratorium on the payment of local taxes, such as the IBI (contribution) and IVTM (car stamp)," said Cava.
The financing of these actions "will come on the one hand from the use of the remaining cash, and on the other from an investment that has been delayed one year and amounted to 400,000 euros," explained the orange spokeswoman.Other measures that Citizens proposed and have already been launched are the implementation of telematic means for meetings and voting of the collegiate bodies of the City Council, and the restoration of the City Council's electronic headquarters, in order to avoid any face-to-face procedures citizens, supported by a specific 'single window' for actions related to the Covid-19 crisis.
Source: Ciudadanos Región de Murcia