The mayor of Campos del Río, María José Pérez Cerón attended this morning to the presentation of the new Platform for Citizen Participation that has been run by the Minister of Presidency of the Autonomous Community, María Dolores Pagán in the framework of the inauguration of III Meeting of Councils of Citizen Participation, during which the adhesion of 14 new municipalities was presented to the Network of Municipalities for Citizen Participation that has had the presence of different mayors and councilors of municipalities in the Region.
Peréz Cerón said this morning his satisfaction for the adhesion of the City of Campos del Rio to this network of municipalities for Citizen Participation, a matter that "since we arrived at the municipal government we apply in all our policies counting on our neighbors and co-deciding next to Them the most relevant issues that affect them directly. "
The mayor recalled that the community consultations have already begun months ago in the municipality to elaborate the participatory budgets that "are only a sample of the application of Citizen Participation in the policies of Campos del Rio and that extend in daily aspects of the work of Each one of the councils of the consistory ".
He went on to say that "with the new Platform of Participation presented this morning, the citizens of Campos del Río will be able to interact in a simple and fluid way with their City Council and with the autonomic administration itself, which will speed up the processes of participation and Response and implementation of proposals by the consistory ".
The Minister stressed that the Network of Municipalities for Citizen Participation, enables the promotion of participation and transparency, accountability and coordination of administrations.
The membership of this network implies the advice by the Community to the municipalities in matters of citizen participation;
Training in this field for local policy makers and technicians;
And access to tools such as the Platform for Citizen Participation.
In this regard, María Dolores Pagán said that "in the coming months will be in operation the new platform that will offer possibilities for contact and interaction with citizens and will allow the development of the instruments of citizen participation provided for in the Law on Transparency and Regional Citizen Participation "It will also have a specific space dedicated to publishing information and documentation on citizen participation generated by the different municipalities.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Campos del Río