The socialist councilor, Teresa Franco, takes to the plenary session two motions with which to guarantee the tranquility of the citizens of the municipality mired in uncertainty with each crisis that affects the municipality. Franco: "We propose the reinforcement of municipal emergency and security plans by providing them economically and technically, the last DANA and this one of COVID-19, shows that the Murcia City Council cannot improvise in every crisis as it lacks specific plans and resources " At the proposal of the PSOE, the Plenum of the Murcia City Council approved in September last year a motion to develop the Municipal Emergency Plan, which has not been updated since 2004, according to Councilor Teresa Franco "we have to provide resources to services municipalities that aim to ensure the tranquility of the neighbors, you can not improvise situations that generate uncertainty in the citizenry, "he further clarifies that" one of the motions that we propose tries to provide budget and resources to the City of Murcia so that in Punctual crises, such as that of the last DANA and this of COVID-19, the services have clear protocols and resources to guarantee the services that citizens need.
" For this reason, in these two motions, as Franco comments, "We propose the reinforcement of municipal emergency and security plans, providing them economically and technically, the last DANA and this one of COVID-19, shows that the Murcia City Council cannot improvise.
in each crisis, lacking specific plans and resources " The agreements that are requested in the motions come to reinforce the great work of Murcia City Council officials and volunteers, according to Teresa Franco "there are tasks, such as the distribution of food, the availability of vehicles, the organization of volunteers, the distribution of masks, attention to the -homeless-, increased security in specific areas, which could be done more effectively by having specific emergency and contingency plans, in addition to more technical and human resources.
" In another of the motions, Teresa Franco asks that the budgetary item that comes from the Regional Government be extended and that it allows us to continue guaranteeing the safety of the citizenry through the Local Police staff, already depleted.
So according to the councilor "we must continue to maintain this subsidy so that the neighbors perceive that their City Council cares about them and to guarantee the proximity work of the local police." "The plans are to anticipate emergencies and mitigate their effects, we Murcia deserve to have police close by when we need them and a coordinated civil protection that gives us security in times of uncertainty, for that I present these two motions" concludes the councilor Teresa Franco.
Source: PSOE Murcia