Protesting "by the Mayor's commitment to build the house of farmer outside the village and not give up speculating on exchange of the solar home of the former Chamber of Agriculture, COAG sources said in a statement.
Last night was held on Local Agricultural Advisory Council of Totana which had the sole purpose of deciding on the location of the Farmer's House between the location of the site of more than 400 mts.
of the former Local Chamber of Agriculture in the center of the town and its location on the perimeter of the village, which is proposing the City, but taking as part of the project funding the swap of the old Chamber of Agriculture, funded by fees of local farmers from the late 50's and 70's of last century.
The meeting began 45 minutes late for the individual accreditation process more than 50 representatives attending.
Once started the meeting the Mayor of Totana, José Martínez Andreo, tried to submit directly to the vote the proposed location of the Farmer's House at what the President of the Union of Farmers and Ranchers (COAG) Isidoro Cayuela, asked if the City Council waived the exchange agreed by the plenary on the site of the former Chamber of Agriculture, to which the Mayor replied that he did not resign or rectified anything.
Also involved the Regional Secretary of Agriculture, COAG, Pedro Garcia, who informed the Mayor and Aldermen of Agriculture and Citizenship at the table, that the claim of the Totana City Council to make a swap with the site of the historic headquarters Local Agrarian Chamber, for use as financing for the new Farmer's House, had a long and complex process established in the legislation and could not proceed without the approval of CAROPA (Regional Advisory Council of Agricultural Organisations) in the that COAG has a primary role to be the representative organization of most farmers in this region.
By a representative of the cooperatives at the meeting, the Mayor moved on to questions and concerns were insufficient to 1,500 meters.
buildable from the former Local Chamber of Agriculture and in the 3,200 meters.
the new building on the outskirts of the village, only 135 meters earmarked.
(4% of total) at three representative agricultural organizations (at 45 meters. To Asaja, Upa and Coag) while they were aimed 300 meters.
the office of the Department of Agriculture and 150 mts.
Irrigating the Community, with its own seat.
Given what some cooperatives also said they would ask offices there.
Given the Mayor's claim to vote on the location of the Farmer's House vote but while the representatives of most of these entities had been accredited with documents written at the beginning of the meeting, representatives of 36 agencies and professionals cooperatives, among which were the major professional organizations and local cooperatives, left the meeting, leaving the plenary hall half empty.
According to Isidoro Cayuela, "what has become clear after last night's meeting is that although the Mayor did not want to recognize, from Murcia has been told that you can not use the site of the former Chamber of Agriculture to speculate with him and finance part of Farmers House on the outskirts of town. "
He adds also the Chairman of COAG, "which meant the Mayor is announcing the placement of the 1 st stone the house of Farmer before leaving office. But if I do so even after last night, that first stone also could be the last. Because now no one believes that a municipality go bankrupt to cover three or four million euros it costs, according to your budget, run this huge project, which aims to build a house for Farmers with only 4% of facilities for agricultural trade organizations, but more meters of offices and classrooms of today are on the premises of the current City Hall and its annex, including offices of 300 mts. for the councilor of Agriculture and its secretariat. "