According to the information handled by the US, it is four contracts on the coastal promenade project: the drafting of the study and landscape design facing the coastline, Sangueta-Plaza de Galicia section (14,520 euros), the topographic study for the drafting of the urbanization project on Mártires de la Libertad avenue and Julio Guillén Tato avenue (1,936 euros), the realization of a geotechnical study in the Paseo de los Mártires de la Libertad (16,607 euros) and the drafting of the execution project of the Paseo de los Mártires de la Libertad (17,545 euros). Three of these contracts were awarded in 2021 and the fourth in mid-2020.
On the other hand, on the Cigarreras project, The EU is targeting three minor contracts: the drafting of the master plan for intervention and uses, the preliminary study of the architectural complex of Las Cigarreras and the drafting of the basic and execution project for the rehabilitation of the first phase of the old Misericordia house (621,940 euros), together with the contract for the documentation service for 3D terrestrial laser scanner techniques of the set of buildings of Las Cigarreras (16,940 euros) and the performance of structural tests to undertake the drafting of the basic and execution project for the rehabilitation of the first phase in the old House of Mercy (13,429 euros). Of these awards, two were in 2021 and one the previous year.
At the gates of the Provincial Court, the local coordinator of EU Alacant, Manolo Cope He stressed that his training wants the Prosecutor’s Office to be “aware” of the facts. “We are a formation that has always fought against corruption, as with the Taula, Brugal cases … Now it will be the Prosecutor’s Office that has to determine whether there are irregularities in the processing of these contracts,” added Copé. At his side was the spokesperson for United We Can, Xavier Lopez, who assured that there are “serious doubts about the procedures that have been carried out in the Urban Planning Department.”
On the other hand, López pointed out that his training will seek support at the municipal level to promote an investigation commission in the City Council. Minutes later, the Urban Planning councilor called a press conference to insist on his version. “It is an attack on the most transparent council by the US, which has not had political relevance in recent years. What they did not win at the polls, they want to win in court. I am totally calm about the management, “added Mayor Pérez.
Barcala closes ranks: “The councilor has unconditional support”
Minutes after the registration of the US letter in the Prosecutor’s Office and shortly before the appearance of the mayor of Urbanism, the mayor, Luis Barcala, made a total closure of ranks. «The councilor has the unconditional support of the entire government team. We trust the management of Urbanismo and that there is nothing behind this complaint beyond the media noise with a political interest.