| The parties met for the sixth time and agreed that at this time the criterion of maximum prevention and safety should prevail until the pandemic stabilizes and the final proposal with the Safety and Evacuation Plan is finalized | The Consistory requests the support of the caravaqueños to this sector, since it has been directly affected by the health and economic crisis and is temporarily kept in a space where all the security guarantees are given The Department of Commerce makes all its means available, with the free public transport service, the dissuasive parking area, access control and capacity, along with other security measures The restart date in the provisional location has been agreed by the street vendors themselves and will be next Monday, September 14 The consensus achieved allows this public service to continue until the new model is launched, which makes this traditional activity on Mondays that stimulates the local economy more viable, profitable and safe. Among the measures of the location of the urban center is the non-installation of confronted stalls or their location in fords, widening of streets, limitation of assembly and disassembly hours and cleaning regulations The Weekly Market will resume its activity next Monday, September 14, in its provisional location in the Recinto Festero, Paseo de Santa Clara and surroundings of Salones del Castillo. This has been agreed by a majority of street vendors after the last meeting with the City Council, the institution responsible for this activity on public roads.
In the meeting, the sixth since the changes and alternatives for the market began, motivated by the emergence of the health alert, the mayor of Caravaca de la Cruz, José Francisco García, and the Councilor for Commerce, Ana Belén Martínez participated again.
Both have reported the return of this public service, accompanied by a representative of the owners of the market stalls, Juan López. From the Caracas Council, it has been stressed that the criterion of prevention and protection of public health must continue to prevail, emphasizing the security measures that regulate the operation of the market in its provisional location, as well as the consensus to continue with a joint work between both parties, which allows the implementation of future alternatives to guarantee the continuity of this activity.
Changes that will materialize as soon as the current phase of instability and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic is overcome and the increase in infections and outbreaks that affect the entire country stops. "This difficult time that we have had to live requires the utmost responsibility.
If we all do our part, each one to the best of our ability, we will be able to cope with it and get ahead sooner, minimizing the enormous health, economic and social damage already caused.
For this reason, I ask Caravaqueños to support the activity of the mobile market, located in an urban and conditioned place, which meets the necessary guarantees to currently accommodate a professional group, on which the economy of many families depends and which has seen directly affected by the coronavirus crisis ", highlighted the mayor, José Francisco García. The mayor who directs the area of ??Commerce has wanted to emphasize that "from the beginning we have defended the weekly market as a traditional and revitalizing activity of the local economy and we want to give it a new impetus as soon as the context allows it". "But we have to be fully aware, he added, that we will no longer know about this activity in the same circumstances as in recent years and that the way forward is to move towards a future model with a more modern, safer, cleaner and more efficient market.
fewer neighborhood nuisances.
And with this conviction we have not stopped seeking dialogue and working on solutions and alternatives that allow their profitability and viability in the urban center because it is not only beneficial for the vendors themselves, but for society as a whole.
" "Among the measures, a rigorous Emergency and Evacuation Plan is being drawn up," he said. Provisional location The market on Monday, whose restart date in the provisional location has been agreed by the street vendors themselves following the criteria transferred by the City Council in repeated meetings and the consensus reached, will have, as was the case before its interruption, a transport service Free throughout the morning, using the tourist train, as well as a parking area. Likewise, an access control will be carried out with disinfection measures and temperature taking.
Along the way, there is directional and distance signage between stalls and customers. Permanent location project Regarding the proposed permanent location of the market, and within a Security and Evacuation Plan, it is planned to include multiple measures to avoid crowds and reduce the incidence that this commercial activity has on residents, such as a single row of stalls without confrontation thereof; widening of streets and non-occupation of housing fords. In addition, a parking area will be set up for vendors' vehicles, mandatory assembly and disassembly hours so that residents can take their vehicles out until 8:00 am on the same day and cleaning regulations under penalty.
"The proposal is coupled with security measures and a necessary adjustment in terms of operation and streamlining of clearance," said Ana Belén Martínez. Free public transportation in temporary location Route: Castillo de la Cruz Halls, Juan Carlos I Tracks, Home for the Elderly, Paco Pim Square (Elliptical), Gran Via (Druni Gate), Tuzla Square, Garden City, Andenes Gregorio Sánchez Romero avenue halt and Castillo Rooms Train schedule: From 8:00 a.m.
to 1:00 p.m.
to get on the hour and to get off at midnight (approximate times).
Source: Ayuntamiento de Caravaca de la Cruz