The mayor of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz, has announced that the The City Council will allocate a budget item of more than one million euros for the replacement of damage caused by the storm in the town, for which an emergency decree has been signed this week.
The councilor, who has visited the affected areas together with the delegate of the Andalusian Government in Malaga, Patricia Navarro, has detailed that “This Monday we already had the availability of the funds at the local government board which, by emergency decree, will be made available to the city for this purpose “.
He has also added that the Consistory has hired six local companies and it has advanced that “they have iidentified 11 sections of our coastline where infrastructure works have to be carried out to allow them to return to their original situation in the shortest possible time “.
He has cited, among the spaces that have suffered the most damage, “the promenade in the San Pedro Alcántara area, the Guadalpín Banús area, Ventura del Mar, the area that goes from Puerto Banús to Marbella Club, the entire downtown area of Marbella and another area in Las Chapas “.
In this sense, Muñoz has highlighted that “the City Council will act throughout our coastline, by that emergency decree, while the Andalusian Government will do so in what is within its competence, such as the works to replace sanitation “.
After underlining that “all administrations have to go to one so that our beaches are in perfect condition for Easter “, has urged the Central government to “immediately assume the replacement of sand”, and to start the projects of the breakwaters for a definitive action.
“We have already sent you the quantification, specifying where exactly is the greatest damage for fix storm damage as quickly as possible possible “, has indicated.
For her part, the delegate of the Junta de Andalucía in Malaga, Patricia Navarro, explained in reference to the damage to different sections of the sanitation pipeline that runs through Marbella and the entire Costa del Sol that “at some points Acosol is acting to prevent spills that were being produced, and then we hope to reach an agreement with this utility and sanitation company to urgently take over the drafting of the project. “
“Later, the Andalusian Government would enter to execute and take charge of the tender for the works“, has specified, while adding, on the other hand, that” now we are immersed in el processing process worth 400,000 euros, included in the 2022 budgets, awaiting the votes tonight. “
However, he has assured that “this This item will be maintained because the Costa del Sol Sanitation Master Plan is at stake to know what exactly is the route of the new pipeline. “Navarro has affirmed that” it is the first time that the Andalusian Government is going to launch the tender for this plan, after previous executives had not undertaken works previously “.