The mayor of Arona, José Julián Mena, together with the councilor for the Transport area, Francisco Marichal, held a meeting yesterday with the new directors of the Association of Radio Taxis of the Municipality of Arona, which was elected in an assembly held on the 20th of June. The meeting was also attended by the deputy chief of the Local Police.
The new president, Moisés Sierra Domínguez, was accompanied by the vice president, Juan Antonio Navarro García; the secretary, Juan Pablo Álvarez Tejera, as well as the members Juan Carlos Brito Medina, Humberto Luis Falcón, Rosa María Rico Contreras and Antonio Hernández Herrera.
The meeting addressed different lines of work for the coming months regarding issues such as mobility and the main needs of this sector, one of the most affected by the crisis caused by the pandemic.
This situation led the Arona City Council to allocate around 800,000 euros for the maintenance and promotion of the taxi sector since the beginning of the economic crisis generated by the pandemic, from which practically all license holders have benefited. municipal sources said.
The mayor of Arona and the councilor for the Transport area stressed that “we hope to continue working, hand in hand, with the sector and with the new board of directors, in the same way that we have done in recent years with the president and the board of directors outgoing. For the municipality, due to the importance of the taxi, it is a strategic sector”.