He Alicante Town Hall has granted 372 direct aid to local hostelry with nightstands for the losses caused to businesses due to limitations in the occupation of roads and public spaces during the pandemic, 98.4 percent of those requested. The amount is 207.889 euros, approved today in extraordinary governing board. The bipartisan emphasizes that, since the state of alarm was decreed, they have been enabled 7.2 million in aid for self-employed workers and small companies with up to 15 workers, with special attention to commerce and hospitality.
The Councilor for Employment and Development, Mari Carmen from Spain, head of the Local Development Agency, has highlighted that “since the pandemic was decreed, the City Council has covered all the approved aid in the different packages enabled, without any having had to be rejected due to lack of budgetary allocation.” The mayor of Finance, Commerce and Hospitality, Lidia López, has highlighted that in 2021 work will continue “to address the economic emergency of businesses, professionals and small businesses with new aid packages coordinated with the productive sectors, as will be reflected in the municipal budgets that will be submitted for approval” . Both councilors appreciate “the effort made by the municipal officials of Impulsalicante and the councils of Finance, Commerce and Hospitality to reach this end of the 2020 financial year with a new aid package solved“.
Aid to night watchmen
From Spain, he stressed that “in this latest effort 490,000 euros were authorized to attend the losses due to the limitations imposed on the watchmen and, despite the time constraints at the end of the 2020 financial year, all 378 applications submitted have been processed in one week, granting 98.4 percent of them, 372 for 207,889 euros), being only six finally denied for not meeting the minimum requirements, which would add 14,545.60 euros. All in all, the approved amount adds up to 222,434.70 euros, given the possibility of being finally accepted if the latter file an appeal. ”
The governing board of last day 16 approved urgently the regulatory bases of the granting of aid to hospitality entrepreneurs that carry out their activity occupying roads and public spaces through municipal authorization, in order to partially compensate the fixed expenses to which they have been forced to maintain the activity during the validity of the limitation measures caused by the declaration of the state of alarm over the pandemic.
The amount of the aid, explains the mayor of Hacienda Lidia López, “has been objectively established based on the category assigned to the street in the Economic Activities Tax multiplied by the square meters of occupation of the public road and by the number of months of occupation of the public space in the second half of 2020 ”.
“The payment of the subsidy will be made in a single time, once approved by the Governing Board, enabled the relevant allegation period and the definitive approval of the same “has clarified Lidia López. The Local Development Agency has enabled an email address to resolve any questions that may arise [email protected]
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