On March 31, 2016, the mayor of Fortuna undertook a non-binding popular consultation with our people to determine whether or not this one wanted to finance animal torture with public money.
Having financed 3 days of bullfights, without summoning prior consultation, and without applying the most restrictive measure, that of not financing bullfighting until it had the endorsement of the votes of its people;
The mayor and his councilman of "Culture" Miguel Romero Valera allocated â‚¬ 20,420.83 for 2 loaves of heifer and a "Taurino Mixed Festival", of which â‚¬ 6,000 were intended directly for the entrepreneur.
After more than nine months, the mayor has not only let his commitment fall apart, he has been giving us a long time, maintaining an administrative silence before the local groups involved, and failing the truth to the platform and to different people who Have asked.
Last Thursday, after the municipal plenary, he was again asked to promise to call us today.
Even so, WE HAVE EXPECTED YOU TO LAST HOUR OF YOUR DAY!
And we remain unanswered.
As a result, our group has been forced to request a public audit by our mayor, in which all the local groups involved are present, in order to set definitive dates in which the non-binding popular consultation on Public funding to bullfighting, and accountable to the neighbors of Fortuna de Why has not been consulted so far.
An example of participatory democracy is the Pedreguer City Council, which, after a month and 10 days of the president's commitment, the consultation was held.
To tell you more, we contacted the mayor of the Valencian town and with the person responsible for citizen participation, who provided a guide, via E-Mail to carry out the consultation in our municipality.
Mail that we informed the Mayor of Fortuna last Wednesday, January 25.
An audit that is simply a resource available to citizens to urge mayors who do not give an account to their neighbors.
If our mayor wants to continue to boast about transparency and democracy, he will
Source: Colectivo "Animalistas Fortuna"