On Monday, August 31, mayor Luis Alberto Villareal and Governor Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo presented to the Sanmiguelenses the economic reactivation program.
The program highlighted the public works carried out by the municipal government in conjunction with the support of the government of the state of Guanajuato.
Authorities provided the figures for programs and works in the municipality, highlighting the “temporary employment” program in which San Miguel benefited with temporary jobs to sanmiguelenses who had no job during the beginning of the pandemic.
According to Governor Sinhue, the program started with an investment of 58 million pesos, but seeing its demand, the program increased to 78 million pesos in total.
On the other hand, Mayor Villarreal said that 150 public spaces have been restored, among parks, streets, and roads, in addition to repairs to 96 public schools’ roofs.
All public works exceeded the investment of 100 billion pesos.
“In the pandemic, public works did not stop,” said President Villareal.
Among the works that stood out the most in the program were the construction of the “El Pípila” overpass, which according to Villareal, is generating a movement in the economy and temporary jobs.
The construction that plans to improve the efficiency of the traffic from the Salida to Celaya crossing, has caused obstructions in the road, in addition to 2 accidents in the last month.
Also, in the program the construction of the Autonomous University of Mexico campus in San was announced, the work will begin in September and will be the first public university in San Miguel de Allende.
San Miguel de Allende’s economy is reactivating according to local authorities, last weekend the hotel occupancy reached 26.34% of the establishments unionized to the tourist council.
With this, it is expected that the visit of tourists will grow exponentially and, with this, safety and hygiene measures must be more strict.
Sources: Municipal Government of San Miguel de Allende.