Meeting with the Mayor and Councillors Wednesday September 2011
Gines Campillo Mayor
David Fernandez Minister for Environment and citizen’s participation
Jose Gomez Minister for Foreigners
Emma & Tatiana Translators
David opened the meeting by thanking all the volunteers who helped with the ‘clean up’ last Saturday
Then the meeting was thrown open for questions and suggestions
Q. Can we have a car park for disabled drivers by the cultural centre, as it is too far to walk from the car park and the access for emergency services is blocked by parked cars.
A. It will be looked into
Q. When will Sector A be adopted
A. In the first trimester of 2012. The other Sectors will follow one by one, but no time scale given
Q. When will the street lighting be restored on Sector A
A. The electricians have been working on Sector A for the last two weeks, and it is expected that all the street here will have lights by the end of October.
Q. Will the residents of Camposol, have to pay anything extra, over and above their IBI payments for services, as they would if it was an entity
A. No. there will be no extra costs involved, but everyone will have to start paying IBI. At the moment there is only about 900 roperties paying IBI
Q. Is the Town Hall aware of the dumping illegal site on B?
A. No, but he police will go to check this and fine those responsible.
Q. What is the progress with Hydrografica about the rambla situation.
A. This is a very complicated procedure, as it has to have the approval of National Government as well as Regional Government, and at the moment the Town Hall are talking to the government in Madrid via the Confederación Hidrográfica. The council are still waiting for an answer from the CH on the project presented by the previous administration. It is quite possible they will not get anything until the new central government takes place.
Q. Has a solution been reached regarding the 28 illegal builds on RE3
A. The Council are trying to find a technical solution, but demolition is NOT one of the options.
Q. None of the Villas on D 32 have their escrituras, but this is not connected with the rambla problem.
A. This is legal problem for the whole of D sector, and the council are looking into it.
Q. When are we going to get a bus service?
A. The Council are trying to organise a bus service, but at the moment the train is a provisional solution
Q. Are Masa coming back on site, and if so will they be allowed to build again
A. The council have been talking to Masa for three months, and are close to reaching agreement, as it would be in Masa’s interests to return. They have been given the opportunity to collaborate, but if they try to cheat again, they will be taken to court.
They must also rectify all of the problems on Camposol before they are allowed to build again
David Fernandez stated that Masa is very interested in the completion of Camposol
Q. What is the situation with Aqualia being replaced
A. In the first quarter of 2012 the problems with Aqualia will be fixed
Q. The CRA have compiled a list of residents without water meters, and when the changeover takes place, will be able to notify these members as to what steps they should take. Will this be useful to the council
A. When another company takes over from Aqualia, this information will be appreciated
Q. Santiago Martinez the council architect asked the CRA to identify the derelict and abandoned villas Is this information still required.
A. David will talk to Sr Martinez
Q. Will the flooding by the bridge be rectified.
A. Masa are dealing with this
Q. If the water company is changed, how will this affect the residents of Sector A who have contracts with Aqualia
A. This will be dealt with by the council
Q. As the residents of D32 have not got their escrituras, how will they know if their properties have been embargoed.
A. Go to the Land Registry in C/ La Via, and ask for a Nota Simple.
In relation to the above, the council asked any residents who have paid plus valia to Masa, to show them their receipts
Q. Will we receive IBI bills for previous years when available to pay IBI?
A. Yes, for up to 4 years. It is the law.
Q. What is the council going to do with derelict houses?
A. Derelict houses are planned to be demolished by MASA. The Town Hall cannot do anything, but to press MASA to do it.
Q. Are the garden disposal bins on Sector A going to be emptied more often?
A. If someone wants the garden disposal bins to get emptied, he/she have to tell it to Tatiana.
At the next meeting on November 16th at 17:30, a lawyer will be present to answer in more details the legal questions. If any one has a question could they please notify Tatiana