A few days ago, the Municipal Urban Planning Management certified, through a document from its technicians, many of the deficiencies in terms of endowments in a neighborhood like Cabo Llanos. Green areas, parking lots, parks, half-finished roads and others that should not have been done. Some deficiencies that, periodically, their neighbors make public with the aim that the Santa Cruz City Council does not forget to correct them. Yesterday, from the Association of Los Llanos Communities to Live, and taking advantage of the fact that tomorrow the island’s first post-COVID attractions fair will be inaugurated in the Palmetum parking lot, they wanted to take the opportunity to raise their voices once more and regret that, “it becomes to use our neighborhood for the economic incentive of the city while the City Council keeps us in the most absolute of oblivions when starting the development plans of this area of Santa Cruz that has existed for more than 20 years and lacks the basic services to which we are entitled by law ”.
The association recalls that the fair, which is scheduled to open on Friday, will remain open until June 13. “It will be open from 5.30 to 11.00 pm, Monday to Sunday, with the effects that the influx of people and sounds will have on the population of this neighborhood,” they add. Neighbors admit that the City Council has informed them that only “three or four of the attractions” will have sound, that 85 decibels will not be exceeded, and that the maximum number of people will be 836 people.
Los Llanos para Vivir understands that the City Council promotes economic incentive actions like this one, which allows the reactivation of 28 companies, which employ about 118 people, but regrets that the Corporation “only remembers this neighborhood to favor the economy of citizens , some outside the capital, and systematically forget, for 20 years, the basic needs of a neighborhood that already has almost 4,000 citizens, who pay taxes, and who do not receive from the City Council or compliance with the law that requires promoting the creation of green areas, health centers or educational facilities ”.
From the City Council of Santa Cruz, the mayor of Fiestas, Alfonso Cabello, understands that the neighbors demand something that is fair, such as that the neighborhood has more endowments, but he also pointed out that “measures have been taken to make the inconvenience the smallest possible ”. “What’s more,” continued the mayor, “the fairgrounds wanted to settle initially in the parking lot of the Parque Marítimo, and, precisely, with the aim of moving the fair as far away as possible from the homes, they were proposed to move it to the surroundings of the Palmetum, an area in which, on the other hand, has not held any type of activity for more than two years ”. Cabello admits that Santa Cruz’s lack of adequate spaces for holding large events makes the Cabo Llanos area the most favorable, therefore, “in this case, as in others, we have proposed corrective measures,” he concluded. .