The El Chapatal Infant and Primary Education College (CEIP) is a little closer to achieving a substantial improvement for the well-being of its students, such as the roofing of the school field, a commitment that the City Council of Santa Cruz will run shortly. And it is that today, the Governing Board of the Consistory plans to give the go-ahead to the contracting of the necessary works to carry out this intervention in the school. Specifically, it will proceed to update the budget, which grows to 655,417 euros, and then to approve the contracting of the work, or what is the same, put it out to tender.
This is one of the works included in the forecast of the Department of Education for this year, actions for which an investment of two million euros is planned. To that of Chapatal will be added those of the centers of Salamanca, Rafael Gabiño del Bosque, Los Menceyes and García Escámez.
The mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez, assures that “with this intervention in this second group of schools benefited by these roofing projects, we are continuing with the line started in the previous mandate” and argues that “progressively, the schools schools of the municipality, as well as the citizens of the environment in which they are located, can get the most out of sports facilities at any time of the year”.
“With these actions -insists Bermúdez-, we are fulfilling the commitment we made to roof the sports fields of all the schools in the chicharrero municipality and facilitate the opening of the fields beyond school hours” and adds that “through its direct management by the The Santa Cruz City Council ensures that these spaces serve the school population and the urban centers where they are located”.
For her part, the Councilor for Education, Claudia Reverón, highlights that “this commitment by the municipal government team will also, in the long run, save money for the City Council” and, at the same time, “will increase progressively, according to The different courts in the various centers of the municipality are roofed, the sports offer for those who want to practice some physical activity, which will complement the existing facilities in the five districts of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
From the Department of Works, which is the area that executes the work, Dámaso Arteaga, assures that “we are making an economic effort to provide a roof to schools in all the districts of the municipality, and thus give continuity to the initiative undertaken from the past mandate” and concludes that “it is about undertaking these works to allow covered courts to be available in the different educational centers, both close to these sports facilities.”