Francisco Jódar highlighted in the Bureau of Local Employment, "in the last quarter of 2009 and throughout 2010 will increase from overexertion Municipal Government is doing to deal with the crisis, although we do not have the skills or necessary funding and tax increases the central government further choke the economy. "
Employment Councilwoman City of Lorca, Lali Ibarra has reported that the Mayor of Lorca, Francisco Jodar, announced during the meeting of the Local Employment Committee held on Monday, "Team of the City Government is already working search in the design and funding of Municipal Action Plan for 2010 and first half of 2011, to be called 'Lorca 2011', which is primarily aimed at energizing the economy, promote employment and continue the transformation policy the municipality, which began at the beginning of this legislature. "
"Lorca is not immune from the global economic downturn, national and regional levels, or the City Council has the powers to enable us out of this crisis, but we can and we must continue to put everything in our power to be the smallest number citizens as possible to those who suffer the tragedy of unemployment, "he added Ibarra, who has warned that" if the government of Spain finally made the tax increases announced, we can not foresee the catastrophic situation that can occur throughout the country ".
For this reason, the Employment Alderman explained that it is already working on the design, and even the hiring of hundreds of municipal works to be completed, or will be initiated its implementation between 2010 and early 2011.
Similarly, within the Local Plan is intended to develop future education and training to facilitate job placement of Lorca, and other actions to promote investment, economic revitalization and supporting entrepreneurship.
Municipal Plan's ambitious 'Lorca 2011' framed also social policies that the City will undertake to support families with difficulties Lorca.
"'Lorca 2011' will include most of the local initiatives that aim to implement these purposes to the legislature on the horizon, but as the Plan PIMUN be open to change and new contributions, adapting to the circumstances of the moment" Ibarra clarified.
To this end, the City of Lorca's own funds allocated from the region and the European Union, while addressed to the National Government to "immediately confronts the proper financing of the Consistory and fund municipal projects to promote employment, training, economic revitalization, social action and transformation of the municipality. "
Lali Ibarra announced that "this comprehensive plan will benefit the town, neighborhoods and districts, as is characteristic of this Team, and making further progress in the modernization that we have started and that Lorca had been needing.
However, to get the economy Lorca, and therefore the number of jobs, is placed where it belongs is imperative that the government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero immediately implement the works that promised the Auditorium, the underground railroad passing through the city, along with the arrival of the AVE, and the arrival of water from other basins. "
However, Lali Ibarra recalled that "by the end of the year, while developing the Plan 'Lorca 2011', will force the Municipal Investment Plan 2009 (PIMUN), of which a large part of the 300 works are well advanced or terminated, and the Session will continue with the greater plan of education and training for employment that has been offered in its history. "
The new Centre for Local Development, Municipal Training Center and Training Center for Women of the Marble Street will be the main headquarters of this program, although courses are also conducted in neighborhoods and districts, and even some very basic 'on line' .
The City Council has released a summary of the different actions for the revitalization of the economy and employment promotion has made the City, showing that job creation and facilitate entry into the world of Lorca's work is the main objective of the government team, so cross-cutting actions are carried out from all the departments, such as Employment Centers for Women and Youth, the strengthening of industrial land, sponsoring university master Lorca, university practices in municipal, the debt accumulated over the years with suppliers, janitorial job opportunities for disabled people, promotion of tourism and dozens of training activities, ...
Lali Ibarra concluded by summarizing that "in the last quarter of 2009 and throughout 2010 will increase from overexertion Municipal Government is doing to address the crisis, although we do not have the skills or the necessary funding and tax increases of the Central Government further choke the economy. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca