The city council has announced the priority lines of these initiatives that have been submitted to this plan and that will mark the future of this municipality, which is one of the seven in Aragón and the only one in Teruel selected by the Ministry of Transport for this pilot project endowed with 50,000 euros.
Gea de Albarrn, which is the first municipality to present its Action Plan, which has been the result of a first phase of diagnosis nurtured by contributions of groups and citizenswhere the most relevant weaknesses and opportunities and their causes and impacts on the lives of their neighbors were assessed.
Subsequently, Ruraltn was launched, an innovative co-creation process in which 26 people with different profiles participated (new settlers, entrepreneurs, older people, young people, among others), in which projects were created and prototyped to respond to the challenges identified in previous phases and to the ten strategic objectives proposed by the Spanish Urban Agenda.
“The municipality has experienced an exciting process of participation and sharing of ideas about the people we love, carrying out an exercise in adapting the lines marked by a national policy such as the Urban Agenda to the local reality of the pilot project of a municipality of 400 inhabitants”, highlights the mayor of the town, Santiago Rodríguez Gracia.
The mayor has also indicated that “they have addressed vital issues for the future of the municipality such as the provision of housing for neighbors and new settlers, connectivity, the expansion of infrastructure or support for entrepreneurship”.
The Action Plan is conceived as a living document in constant evolution, which will define and incorporate projects, although from the outset they are specified. ten projects strategic priorities: the comprehensive rehabilitation of the Convento del Carmen to provide greater infrastructure and future new uses for the municipality; promote aid for housing rehabilitation; launch a plan to promote entrepreneurship and start the quarterly meetings ‘4 stations, 4 meetings’ to value the different places and natural and tourist resources of the municipality throughout the year.
The project also includes establishing a circulation and accessibility plan; adopt measures for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change with a local energy transformation plan; promote sustainable and transversal public management; define a comprehensive plan for the sustainable use of water and improve Internet access and connectivity.