The Local Board of Citizen Security has addressed this week the security and emergency device for the celebration of the main social and religious events that will take place on the occasion of this year's Holy Week;
and more specifically those held between March 23 and April 1 on public roads coinciding with processional parades.
This was chaired by the mayor, Andrés García, and was attended by the councilors of City Services and Citizen Security and Emergencies, Víctor Balsas and Agustín Gonzalo Martínez, and representatives of the Government Delegation in Murcia, the Autonomous Community, Civil Guard, Local Police and Civil Protection.
The president of the Ilustre Cabildo Superior de Procesiones, José Ramón Peñalver, was also present, as well as municipal technicians from the different areas of municipal management involved in his organization.
The attendees have reviewed the personnel of the Security and Emergency Corps and Forces that will be present at each of the main events in order to cut streets and ensure the safety of pedestrians during these days.
The Civil Guard will reinforce the service needs of the Local Police during these days of greater concurrence of people and vehicles in the streets and public spaces;
At the same time, citizen security services will be increased with civilian personnel.
As in recent years, it will proceed to the closure of the Arch of San Pedro and will limit the installation of bars on public roads to the days of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Palm Sunday and Resurrection.
They also treated the permits for these and the occupation of bars, inflatables and street vendors in the Plaza de la Balsa Vieja and nearby.
In addition, the Murcia Health Service will be asked to strengthen the 061 staff at the Totana Health Center for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday.
In the same way, all the cleaning and maintenance personnel of the city have been coordinated for these days.
The attendees also addressed other issues directly related to this issue such as the bottle, the occupation of terraces and street vendors in the urban area.
As a novelty, this year portable stands will be installed on Puente Street to witness the parades, which will be managed by the Padisito Association.