A total of 58 agricultural unemployed contracted this week have begun their work in different public spaces of the municipality in the framework of the second shift of the program of the District Councils for the 2018/2019 call in the municipality of Totana.
The councilman of Works and Infrastructure, Víctor Balsas, recalls that this program deals with an important budget allocation offered by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security available to local corporations to promote rural employment in periods of time in which the primary sector it does not absorb labor.
The first shift of this program began on November 1 and continues until January 31;
while the second shift takes place from February 1 to April 30, respectively;
and it contemplates the execution of a total of four projects, basically more than half of actions of improvement and refurbishment in numerous public spaces and infrastructures of general interest.
The municipality of Totana has had for this call with a budget of approximately 377,521.80 euros, about 19,000 euros more than the previous year, to hire a total of 116 unemployed people, especially agricultural laborers, to combat unemployment in the sector of agriculture.
The actions planned to develop the Consistory totanero under this project include the cleaning and conditioning of a total of 27 rural roads in the municipality spread throughout the term, in all districts, and that will allow the settlement of about 33.5 kilometers , in two phases, in which 46 people will be hired in each of them.
In addition, it will continue with the arrangement of green spaces and gardens of the urban area and the districts: in a first phase, five agricultural workers will be hired to undertake improvement work in parterres and irrigation areas, such as the garden of Crisóstomo and the plaza de Liberty (Ceramics);
while in a second, two pawns will be added to the construction that will rehabilitate the trees and irrigation system of the fairground and the County garden.
In the same way, more than 800 square meters of cobblestone will be repaired in eight central streets of the urban center of Totana: in the first phase, it was collected acting on the Santiago, San Ramón and Macario roads;
and in a second stage, the streets Balsero, García Alix and Vidal Abarca will be fixed;
whose actions are very demanded by residents and residents.
The councilor stressed that the City Council continues to advocate, with this new turn, to develop works that allow maximum profitability and optimize resources in terms of personnel and works during this last phase.
In addition, he has argued that this program is highly operative for the municipal administration and is a great help for beneficiaries in specific times of labor parking in the agricultural sector.