| This is aid to support individuals, self-employed and SMEs in Fuente Álamo affected by the health crisis resulting from the coronavirus | All the procedures related to the application for these grants are carried out through an online Service Office, which has already received 116 applications during the first 24 hours of its operation. The Fuente Álamo City Council has launched specific aid, aimed at individuals, the self-employed and SMEs, to help minimize the economic and social effects of the COVID-19 crisis. As for the economic measures, a tax moratorium has been approved that includes a total moratorium on the payment of taxes, fees, public prices and other income of public law of the Fuente Álamo City Council during the validity of the state of alarm and its extensions.
The payment of taxes and public prices managed by the city council is also deferred, up to six months.
In addition, public fees and prices will not be settled while the state of alarm lasts and reimbursements may be requested when they have not been made ex officio by the city council. In relation to social measures, a contingency fund has been created, endowed with 131,100 euros, to attend as a priority, immediate and urgent need derived from the COVID-19 of individuals and legal entities registered or domiciled fiscally in Fuente Poplar.
This fund will cover vital aid directed to individuals and workers who have suffered an ERTE or dismissal, such as food, electricity, rent, etc., according to the consideration of Social Services.
In addition, they will be able to benefit from the social water bonus for a quarter, with an initial budget of 50,000 euros. The self-employed and SMEs that have seen their activity suspended by the royal decree law of the state of alarm, will have an aid of 143.07 euros per month or the amount proportional to the days of its duration.
For those who do not have their activity suspended by the royal decree law and their activity is not essential, they will have an aid of 85.85 euros per month or the amount proportional to the days of duration of the state of alarm.
In addition, the self-employed and SMEs whose activity is not essential, may benefit from the social water bonus for a quarter. The city council has also agreed to reinforce home-based proximity services to guarantee care, security and food, especially those aimed at the elderly, disabled or dependent.
The operation of home telecare devices and care for homeless people will be increased and strengthened thanks to a temporary increase in the Social Services workforce. The acquisition of means of prevention (EPI) has also been agreed, as well as the expansion of the allocation of items intended to guarantee sufficient income for families to ensure coverage of their basic needs. As for the administrative measures, in general and while the declaration of the State of Alarm or its extensions lasts, the terms and terms of the ongoing administrative procedures are suspended. The Mayor of Fuente Álamo, Juana María Martínez, has stated that "all these measures are aimed at alleviating, as far as possible, the social, economic and administrative situation of the residents of Fuente Álamo in the face of the pandemic.
It is important to be close of ours when they need it the most, "highlighting that these measures will increase depending on the evolution of the pandemic.
In addition, it has reported that during the first 24 hours of approval of these measures, 116 requests have been received. For his part, José Antonio Oliver, first deputy mayor, councilor for finance and heritage, contracting, companies, infrastructure, education and culture, added that "they are realistic aid that may be extended, depending on the duration of the state of alarm and its future consequences.
We have made simple forms to fill out, since it is not necessary to have a digital certificate for it and anyone can do it with their smartphone, attaching the required information with photos "In addition, he thanked the good attunement and disposition of all the political groups who have supported these measures. The spokesman for the socialist party in Fuente Álamo, Antonio Jesús García, commented that "in this very difficult situation we must all go to one.
From the first moment, the mayor and the government team have our full support, and we appreciate that You have consulted us for the approval of this package of measures.
It is time for consensus, institutional loyalty and joining forces.
" Diego Jesús Martínez, VOX spokesperson at Fuente Álamo, has also shown his support for the measures, although with nuances: "We believe that greater effort should be made in the organization of the distribution of direct aid" by enabling the City Council Registry with the due precautions.
They also warn that "this aid is going to be clearly insufficient due to the magnitude of the pandemic and the economic crisis" and request a contingency plan for next fall winter. The CIFA spokesperson in Fuente Álamo, Agustín Sánchez, has indicated that they positively value these measures in order to help the vulnerable population in general and those sectors affected as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
"We consider it essential that the Corporation dedicate all the necessary efforts to minimize the Social Emergency that the Citizens are suffering.
In addition, I want to send a message of hope and encouragement to all of our residents of the Villa de Fuente Álamo.
Among all of us we will overcome it " To manage all requests, the Fuente Álamo City Council has set up an 'Online' Service Office where those individuals or legal entities (individuals, Freelancers, SMEs, hospitality establishments, etc., registered or fiscally domiciled in Fuente Álamo) They can process the aid that the municipal administration has adopted to alleviate the economic and labor consequences derived from the measures of confinement and cessation of economic activity that it has been necessary to adopt due to the pandemic generated by COVID-19. The reception and processing of applications, as well as the transfer to those interested of the resolution that is adopted, will be made through the following address: https://www.ayto-fuentealamo.es/ayudas
Source: Ayuntamiento de Fuente Álamo