After the rejection in plenary of Wednesday, which also entails the opinion of the General Account of 2014, Ana Belen Castejon warns that the central government could block the transfer of funds to the City
The process of approval of the accounts of the Company and Old Town, with it, the opinion of the General Account of the City for the year 2014, which has been put to a vote Thursday in the municipal council, has not come to fruition, since it has received the vote of all opposition groups (PP, Citizens and CTSSP).
An unprecedented event that no explanation Deputy Mayor and spokesman for the government team, Ana Belen Castejon, who thereupon has maintained contact with the media.
For the mayor, this is a purely technical issue, accounts have to keep up to date, check if squared and then approve them and take them to the Court of Auditors, which is what we had today, and after that the court submits to inspection .
In those accounts of 2014, the Popular Party government, the management of Old Town, which, as pointed Castejon, was chaired by the mayor Popular Francisco Espejo integrates, and his group has today voted against approval the accounts of a company over which he presided, which clearly Cartagena seen as a gesture of irresponsibility.
The city government spokesman has warned of the consequences of this action, which could lead to infringements and that the central government stop giving money to the City, but has also launched a message of hope and enthusiasm for citizens and officials are sticking up and working to find solutions as a team, telling the truth and seamless support the mayor.
In this regard, it announced upcoming meetings with Legal Services and the municipal intervention and then contact contact the Ministry.
The Court of Auditors has already informed the City Council must give the general account before 15 October.
Castejon also has referred to the visit made ‚Äč‚Äčthis Monday the Tax Agency inspectors to Old Town to review subsidies since 2008 gave the junta to that company, and check if they were part of the price to be paid by the council for the new administrative headquarters of San Miguel Street.
The Comptroller and made ‚Äč‚Äča report we have given consideration to the other groups, said Ana Belen Castejon, in which the importance of acquiring the building in deed and pay VAT, definitely regularize this situation is highlighted.
The amount that the city has yet to pay the company may be around two million euros, a new setback will affect municipal accounts, because of the disastrous management of the previous government team, which now vote against their own accounts have to explain why debt have left a town hall (around 140 million euros) and operated until 2022.
All this resolution published today in the Official Gazette, calling into question the effectiveness and diligence of the City of Cartagena in transparency and shipping processes information is added to Collection
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena