Sierra de Yeguas Council has put out to tender the project for the construction of a mortuary in the municipality, the successful bidder having the option to operate the service for a maximum period of 75 years.
The Mayor of Sierra de Yeguas, Miguel Ángel Sánchez (PP), has announced that a total of 905 outstanding invoices to suppliers, relating to the period up to December 2011 and valued at €1,078,000, will be paid under the Royal Decree 4/2012 dated February 23rd 2012 and approved by the Central Government.
The Council in Sierra de Yeguas has reduced the Christmas lighting by 50% this year and will not be erecting a marquee in the Plaza de Andalucia or providing musical entertainment for the New Year celebrations. The savings as a result of this action, estimated at around €6,000, are allegedly going towards paying off municipal creditors.
The company Ingeconser has been awarded a €2.2 million contract to improve the educational facilities in Sierra de Yeguas, renovating the existing building and constructing a new section to house more classrooms.
The 3,500 residents of Sierra de Yeguas have been without drinking water for the whole of July, a situation likely to continue for another two months.
The new government in Sierra de Yeguas has declared itself willing to pay off its debts to suppliers, mainly local, amounting to €1.3 million.
The Partido Popular has expelled the mayor of Sierra de Yeguas and is demanding his resignation from his post.