On the morning of today, Wednesday, a total of 20 new vehicles acquired by the City Council of Torrevieja have been presented on the esplanade of the Palacio de Deportes "Tavi y Carmona" and will be destined for different municipal departments.
The mayor of Torrevieja, Eduardo Dolón, together with the Councilor for Hiring, Carmen Gómez Candel, have presented these vehicles that considerably expand and renew the fleet of vehicles of the Torrevieja Town Hall.
The total investment of these municipal vehicles amounts to 396,338.31 euros (VAT included), divided into two lots: one of four hybrid FORD PUMA vehicles (two for the Department of Urban Planning and 2 for the Department of Parks and Gardens), and another lot of 16 FORD TRANSIT vans (seven vans with a roof rack, a van adapted for transporting animals, five large vans for transporting goods, a large van with a roof rack and rear ladder and two 9-seater vans for transporting people.
The mayor has reported that these 16 vehicles will be assigned to the departments of Works and Services, Parks and Gardens, Sports, Civil Protection, Beaches, Road Signaling and Road Protection. Also, Eduardo Dolón has highlighted the importance of expanding the fleet of vehicles for Civil Protection, which goes from having only one van for transporting personnel to having three more.
Finally, the mayor has announced that there is still a batch of five tourism vehicles to be delivered, which will be purchased shortly, and which will be assigned to Activities, Social Services, Parks and Gardens, Urban Cleanliness and the Mayor's Office.