The councilman of Services to the City, Víctor Balsas, makes a visit to the cemetery to learn first hand the actions taken in recent weeks and the preparations for these dates so marked
The Department of Services to the City and Cemetery of the City of Totana is preparing during these days and finalizing the set-up of the Municipal Cemetery "Our Lady of Carmen" for the feast of All Saints and the days before this date so signaled.
The councilman in charge of this municipal area, Víctor Balsas, has made a visit to the cemetery, together with the person in charge of the company awarded the service, José María Martínez Fernández, to make known first hand the actions carried out in recent weeks and the preparations in this room.
The mayor recalled that from his department is seeking throughout the year, along with the contractor, to provide a service in the best conditions, although logically during these days it is reinforced by the massive presence of visitors in the coming dates.
In the last few weeks, both the municipal workers and the workers of the service concessionaire have carried out numerous reinforcement works for the improvement and improvement of the cemetery in order to have it in the best possible conditions as of this coming weekend, in which visits to it are already increasing.
Among these, the work of gardening and plumbing of the cemetery, the cleaning of the ravine that surrounds the cemetery that is used for parking during these days-, change of the faucets in the enclosure, the improvement of the entrance for the handicapped and the deep cleaning of all spaces.
He specified, in this regard, that the maintenance tasks are carried out throughout the year because it is very visited at any time of the same, but as is logical these days are reinforced in the face of these dates.
The councilor thanked the inestimable collaboration of Local Police and Civil Protection during the days of the security and emergency device (between them they will have more than twenty human resources);
and informed that a wheelchair service will be provided on November 1 and 2 for disabled persons.
He took the opportunity to invite the neighbors to the traditional Misa de Ãnimas in the Municipal Cemetery that will be held on Friday, November 2, starting at 5:00 p.m., as well as to the presentation of the Cuadernillo on the Municipal Cemetery that has been elaborated the chronicler and historian, Professor Juan Cánovas Mulero, which will take place this Sunday 28 (12:00 hours) in the chapel of the cemetery.
In addition, he referred to the extension during these days in the site and reminded the users and companies that are carrying out works inside the cemetery that, from October 29, will have to cease these actions in order that the enclosure is in the proper conditions of cleaning and decoration for these days.
Once celebrated the day of Las Animas, on November 2, the works that have been pending or are going to be executed can be restarted, explained Víctor Balsas.
Likewise, he reported that, during this period of time, access to all types of vehicles is restricted for placement of flowers at the following times: October 31, 6 to 8 hours;
from 14 to 15 hours and from 19 to 23 hours;
and days 1 and 2 of November: from 6 to 8 hours, respectively.
Also, the mayor of the cemetery reported that in this holy space are more than 28,000 deceased in the more than 4,700 funeral buildings;
and the first burial is dated in the year 1885;
and highlighted the good service that has been provided in general lines during this term.