The City Council of Vélez-Málaga will hold this Thursday, July 11, at 9.30 am, an extraordinary plenary session of an urgent nature with a single item on the agenda: the proposal for local holidays next year 2020. This is how it is collected in the call that has been notified on Wednesday to the municipal groups and sent to the media from the press office of the Consistory of the capital of the Axarquía. The document states that the extraordinary and urgent nature of the session is justified "for the purpose of complying with the deadline established in Article 3 of Decree 461/2019, of May 7, for the communication of local holidays, which is two months and ends, therefore, the
However, as this newspaper has learned, this same issue was approved in the plenary sessions of other nearby municipalities, such as Rincon de la Victoria or Nerja, before the end of the previous mandate, coinciding with the last ordinary sessions. PP spokesman, Francisco Delgado, regretted that this session has to be held "because of the ineptitude of the bipartisan government, PSOE and GIPMTM, which is only pending parties and fanfares, and not the important issues of the municipality." "Apparently approved in a Local Government Board, but the regulations says that it must be the full who approves," said the former mayor.
The 13 councilors not released from the 25 that make up the corporation (9 from the PP, one from the two from Andalusia by Yes, two from the Independent Group of the Municipality of Torre del Mar (GIPMTM), Jesús Carlos Pérez Atencia and David Vilches, and the socialist Chema Domínguez) charge in this legislature 600 euros for attendance at each plenary, ordinary or extraordinary, 250 euros more than in the last mandate, so that the holding of this session, with this single item on the agenda, and that will only last a few minutes, will cost the municipal coffers 7,800 euros.